Chicago

A group of 40 students from Chicago got the opportunity to attend a prom hosted by two local non-profit organizations.

The CEO of pilotEd, a Chicago-based education nonprofit, won a global fellowship for social entrepreneurs. PilotEd has a holistic approach to educating minority students while connecting with the community.

The Oscar winner hopes his new initiative can inspire youth to stay off the streets.

Four were killed, including a 15-year-old girl shot riding in a Jeep along Lake Shore Drive.

In April alone, 311 people were shot in the Windy City and 36 of them died.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently said he would force Mexico to create a border wall that would halt billions of dollars Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. send back to their native country.

The 13-year-old, who is currently in critical condition, was shot in the back while walking home after playing basketball with his friends.

A Chicago man appeared in a Cook County, Illinois, courtroom Monday and was given 100 years in prison for his role in the slaying of 14-year-old Endia Martin. Donnell Flora, 27, provided a gun to his niece, also 14, in and effort to settle a feud over a boy, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Former Sec. of Education Arne Duncan takes new job in Chicago to help high school dropouts. He plans to create a program to teach them job skills to escape gang life.

Racial slurs heard over the Chicago Police Department’s radio scanner may have come from sources outside the department, DNA Info Chicago reports. The incident occurred Sunday morning when a 911 dispatcher and an officer’s conversation was interrupted by other voices on the line. The dispatcher, who believed she was speaking to a police officer, then heard […]