For his first public appearance since leaving the White House Barack Obama chose to address what he called "the next generation of leaders" - in this case students at the University of Chicago in his
Lawyers for Dr. David Dao say he suffered a significant concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth when dragged from the overbooked plane.
United Airlines may lose hundreds of millions of euros as the airline faces continued backlash after dragging a passenger from an overbooked flight.
Video has emerged of a United Airlines passenger being dragged from his overbooked flight to make room for an airline employee.
A damning US Justice Department report finds Chicago Police have routinely violated people's rights.
President Barack Obama delivered his final speech as President of the United States in Chicago's McCormick Place
This is the brawl at a US jail that left five prisoners injured, some with stab wounds.
Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, and Brittany and Tanisha Covington have been charged with hate crime and aggravated kidnap, amongst other offences
Two men and two women are in custody in relation to a violent attack on a man with special needs that was live-streamed on Facebook
Four persons of interest in Chicago are questioned by police after a Facebook Live video showed a brutal attack against a bound and gagged teen
Angry Americans have taken to the streets in New York and cities across the United States, following the election of Donald Trump to the White House.
Chicago are World Series baseball champions again after a 108-year wait.
The beloved baseball team of Chicago ended the longest title drought in American sports history on Wednesday night (2 November).
Watch footage from inside the plane as passengers exit via the emergency slides after it ground to a halt at Chicago's O'Hare airport.
The increasingly-under-pressure mayor of Chicago Rahm Emmanuel has announced a raft of new measures he hopes will address public concerns about the
A white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager last year has pleaded not guilty to murder. Jason Van Dyke faces six counts of first
Demonstrators along Chicago’s upscale Michigan Avenue in the US state of Illinois have disrupted Christmas shoppers to demand the city’s Mayor Rahm
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has apologised for his handling of a fatal police shooting of a black teenager but his emotional speech was met with
Euphoric and excited amid the frenzy to secure the best bargains, they poured into New York stores as soon as the doors opened. Black Friday actually
Marches for justice spread out across America’s major cities this weekend, and with the exception of Chicago, where police made a number of arrests
Daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world with two hair-raising skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or a harness, one of
The daredevil King of the Wire has done it again. Nik Wallenda has made two record hair-raising walks between skyscrapers in Chicago, one of them
Laws have been introduced in New York and Chicago making it illegal to use an electronic cigarette in indoor public places, such as restaurants and
An opera about betrayal and forgiveness, love-lust and love-friendship: ‘Clemenza di Tito’, Mozart’s last ‘opera seria’, which was composed just
In these interview extras conductor Sir Andrew Davies briefly highlights the latest Mozart production and expresses his view on why “Clemenza di
Security camera footage shows what happened when the driver of a train heading into Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport fell asleep. The
The ‘Windy City’ of Chicago was still suffering from freezing cold temperatures on Wednesday despite a slight increase in warmth as compared with