Jim Copeland, Triumph passenger and Kap’s brother-in-law, relates his experience on the malfunctioning cruise ship since an engine room fire left the ship immobile in the Gulf of Mexico with limited power.
The cruise liner Carnival Triumph suffered an engine room fire that resulted in the shutdown of critical systems. As a result, the thousands of people on board have had to suffer through days of unbearable conditions as the boat was towed to shore.
A Chicago police commander frequently praised by Supt. Garry McCarthy for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth. […]
A Chicago man fraudulently raised $160 million from Chinese nationals who invested in his purported convention center complex near O'Hare International Airport, the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago announced Wednesday. […]
Facing a potentially lengthy prison term for inhaling keyboard cleaner before causing a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park, Carly Rousso has been making public appearances and tearfully apologizing for her crime. […]