Chicago

Two men say the actor paid them to stage a hate crime against him, but Smollett maintains his innocence.
Portions of the third-largest U.S. school district remain woefully undervaccinated.
The former Chicago Bulls star sidekick just took a leading role in insulting his legendary teammate.
The McDonald's exec is under fire after a text to Chicago's mayor was revealed through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Joel Quenneville's resignation comes days after he was among those implicated for ignoring a Chicago player's assault allegations by another coach in 2010.
Beach said he felt "relief and vindication" after a report concluded that his claims were mishandled by the team.
An investigation revealed the hockey team mishandled allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player during the team’s Stanley Cup run in 2010.
Progressive activists and lawmakers are calling for the Senate to reject the disgraced former Chicago mayor's nomination as envoy to Japan.
The more than 4,500 officers who didn't comply with the mayor's requirement could face getting fired, as both the city and police union fight the matter in court.
The Green Bay Packers quarterback said he was set off by a woman flipping him "the double-bird."
Chicago Sky won against the Phoenix Mercury 80-74, marking the team's first title in franchise history.
Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara vowed to take Mayor Lori Lightfoot's administration to court if it tries to enforce the mandate.
The "Eight Men Out" star got trolled by the Barstool Sports employee on video and came out swinging.
"I think he’ll be welcomed back into Chicago as a person who can be redeemed," the Illinois lawmaker said.
Veronica Wolski was known for spreading anti-vaccine and pro-QAnon messages.
The 44-year-old's listening event at Soldier Field for his upcoming album will offer 1,500 doses split between the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
Oakland A's starter Chris Bassitt is reportedly conscious and aware after he was hit in the second inning.
The rule will apply to both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals as the city surpasses 400 COVID-19 cases per day.
The ordinance that allows elected residents to have the final say in police-related policy is a product of years-long work by the city's grassroots organizers.
"I’m hopeful there will be many more badass females to follow," the Chicago Sky star said.