Chicago

Beloved MasterChef Junior contestant Ben Watkins died at 14 years old. According to reports from Chicago Tribune, Ben died on Monday, Nov. 16 after suffering from a rare cancer. The teen suffered immense tragedy losing both of his parents to a domestic violence incident just three years before his battle with cancer.

Two Chicago mothers who devoted their lives as activists to end gun violence lost their lives in a drive-by shooting according to NBC News.

Two sisters were both horrified and relieved when they found out the man they took off life support was not their brother.

On Thursday, Cook County prosecutors filed a new series of sexual assault charges against R. Kelly. 11 new felony counts were filed against the singer, including charges that carry a potential sentence of up top 30 years in prison. They are believed to be the most serious charges he’s faced yet. The alleged offenses took […]

We caught up with the star of CBS' new drama 'The Red Line' Emayatzy Corinealdi to discuss the new series and her role in the series by executive producer Ava Duvernay.

Since 2001, nearly 51 women, mostly African-American, were strangled or asphyxiated on the south and west sides. The Chicago Police Department is finally reviewing those deaths to see if they are connected.

The 56-year-old is also the first openly gay candidate to be mayor of the Windy City.

viachicagotribune: Chicago police on Wednesday evening released images of “potential persons of interest’’ wanted for questioning about an alleged assault and battery of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett. The images came from a surveillance camera, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said The department issued a community alert along with the images that said the two people were […]