Demonstrators protesting against gun violence block
Interstate 94 in Chicago.
Demonstrators marched Saturday on all five northbound lanes of Chicago's Dan Ryan Expressway, bringing the interstate to a standstill after police officials who'd planned to keep the stretch partially open relented.
2018-08-2 Anti-violence protesters take to the streets of Chicago to draw attention to the problem of gun violence in Chicago, which briefly shuts down Lake Shore Drive. Protesters also call for Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel to step down for their handling of racial incidents in communities of color. Context: 2018 United States gun violence protests, Chicago
2019-01-30 Several hundred flights are cancelled in Chicago amidst an extreme cold wave bringing temperatures of −22 F to the region. Amtrak, Metra and South Shore Line have also cancelled services. Context: Chicago
2019-01-29 Major midwestern cities, including Minneapolis, Detroit, Chicago and Milwaukee, are under severe wind chill advisories with wind chills approaching −55 F at night. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declare states of emergency due to the record low windchill temperatures. Context: Chicago
2018-11-19 A shooting takes place at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, leaving four dead, including the gunman. Context: Chicago
2018-10-5 A Chicago police officer, Jason Van Dyke, is convicted of second degree murder in a historic jury verdict. Context: Chicago