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Boston transit agency names new safety chief

4 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - A longtime Chicago public transit executive has been named chief of operational and construction safety for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the Boston...
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Police: Chicago police officer shot, suspect in custody

54 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   4 articles

A Chicago police officer was shot and seriously wounded early Wednesday on the city's West Side by a suspect who fired at officers from a third-floor window, the city's police...
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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what's happening Wednesday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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Chicago officer shot on West Side; suspect in custody

Chicago officer shot on West Side; suspect in custody

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

CHICAGO - A Chicago police officer was shot on the city's West Side and a suspect has been taken into custody, police said. The shooting happened around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday...
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Chicago police officer shot in Lawndale, suspect in custody

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

A Chicago police officer was shot Wednesday morning in Lawndale on the West Side.
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Chicago Public Schools will start the year with all remote learning: source

Chicago Public Schools will start the year with all remote learning: source

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools will start the year with all remote learning, according to a source. Last month, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and CPS CEO Janice Jackson unveiled a...
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1 dead, 2 injured after Gold Coast shooting

1 dead, 2 injured after Gold Coast shooting

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - One person was killed and two people were injured after a shooting in the city's Gold Coast neighborhood, according to police officials. Chicago police spokesperson...
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Darvish expected to start for Chicago against Kansas City

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Chicago Cubs vs. Kansas City Royals
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Federal push in Chicago begins to show up in new gun cases, some bypassing Cook County prosecutors

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The scope of a renewed federal push on gun crime has seemingly intensified again as President Trump recently sent more federal agents here in an expansion of what has been...
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Chicago police officer shot in Lawndale, police say

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   4 articles

A Chicago police officer was shot early Wednesday, according to Chicago police.
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California in accident that...

Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California in accident that killed 9 troops

The military is getting answers to a tragic accident that took the lives of nine troops. Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

Chicago officer shot on West Side; suspect in custody

Chicago officer shot on West Side; suspect in custody

CHICAGO - A Chicago police officer was shot on the city's West Side and a suspect has been taken into custody, police said. The shooting happened around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after COVID...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after COVID losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive challenger Cori Bush beats Rep. Lacy Clay in primary

Progressive challenger Cori Bush beats Rep. Lacy Clay in primary

Liberal challenger Cori Bush defeated Rep. Lacy Clay in a primary for Clay's St. Louis-based House seat on Tuesday - a seismic loss for the Congressional Black Caucus, which... Read more ...

Vietnam says contagion ‘under control' in virus epicenter, but 2 more...

Vietnam says contagion ‘under control' in virus epicenter, but 2 more provinces affected

A new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam spread to two more provinces on Wednesday, the country's health minister said. However, the country's Covid-19 task force declared the... Read more ...

Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks

Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks

Thousands of foreign workers who entered the U.S. on temporary work visas received $1,200 pandemic stimulus checks in error, and many of them are spending the money in their... Read more ...

The catastrophic explosion that ripped through Beirut may have helped push...

The catastrophic explosion that ripped through Beirut may have helped push gold to a fresh record-high, analysts say

The devastating explosion in Beirut Tuesday likely helped gold prices jump above $2,000, two analysts said on Wednesday. The enormous explosion in the Lebanese capital... Read more ...

U.S. health secretary Azar to visit Taiwan, in a move likely to anger Beijing

U.S. health secretary Azar to visit Taiwan, in a move likely to anger Beijing

The trip by Alex M. Azar II, a rare high-level U.S. visit, is being billed as an opportunity to highlight Taiwan's success in battling the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...