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The baby cut from the womb of pregnant Chicago teen has died

The baby of the slain Chicago teen, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, whose womb was cut open by a mother and her daughter has died after suffering brain injury.
William Wagner, 94.

A 94-year-old who missed his graduation to go fight in WWII finally got his diploma and walked at commencement 76 years later

William Wagner, a World War II veteran from Chicago, graduated with the Class of 2019 at Tilden High School, after missing his graduation day in 1944.
The crack in the coating.

‘No one was ever in danger’: Pictures show cracks at the all-glass Skydeck at Willis Tower in Chicago

On Monday night, the protective layer covering the glass floor in The Skydeck at Willis Tower in Chicago cracked.

Facebook just made its first public entrance into the US health space with a tool that pings you to donate blood during a shortage

If you identify yourself as a donor, Facebook will now notify you when there's a need for blood in cities including New York and Chicago.
A view of the gridlock near the Museum of Science and Industry where Uber held a driver-appreciation party on Monday.

Uber threw an appreciation party for drivers in Chicago and so many people showed up, cars were driving on the wrong side of the road to get through t...

Each driver was allowed to bring three guests to the event at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry on Monday. Many more showed up.
Hurricane Michael sweeps the beachfront properties of Shell Point, Florida, on Wednesday.

We asked insurance workers where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said

Actuaries weighed in on where they'd live to avoid devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes and extreme heat.
A $250,000 home for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

What a $250,000 home looks like in 25 major US cities

We teamed up with Trulia to see what a $250,00 home looks like in the 25 most populous cities in the US.

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and abuse

These new charges reportedly stem from an incident in January 2010 and carry a potential maximum sentence of up to 30 years in prison.
Landfill pollution

China is refusing to take ‘foreign garbage’ from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling

Dozens of US cities, including a few major ones like Chicago and Philadelphia, are treating recyclable goods as trash.
Oak Park River Forest High School.

A Chicago high school is spending $53,000 to reprint its yearbooks after several students flashed white supremacy symbols in their photos

The yearbooks contained 18 photos featuring students making an upside-down OK sign, which has recently been associated with white supremacist groups.