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Chicago weather frigid, then 60s

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    Workers strolled coatless through downtown. Women wore skirts over bare legs. And joggers were in shorts and T-shirts. A man on the West Side was photographed sporting shorts.

    Many Chicagoans enjoyed temperatures that soared into the 60s Tuesday — exactly one week after they had to bundle up against subzero temperatures and brutal wind chills.

    Nation

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Chicago's top cop encouraged after Obama meeting

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      Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he was encouraged after meeting with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in Washington.

      McCarthy and other law enforcement officials were in Washington earlier this week to discuss gun control and gun violence. The superintendent told reporters Tuesday that he left Monday's meeting

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago