THE WATCHDOGS: Fentanyl has killed 571 people in Chicago since 2014. This heroic Cook County correctional officer was one of them.
“I cannot imagine a greater privilege than leading WTTW and WFMT during a time of tremendous change and opportunity,” Schmidt said in the statement.
Dozens of journalists flocked to the St. Louis suburb, camping out in front of the home of James T. Hodgkinson, identified by police as the shooter.
“I had no idea this was going to happen and I don’t know what to say about it. I can’t wrap my head around it,” Suzanne Hodgkinson said.
The neighbor was worried because other houses were about a quarter mile downrange from where James Hodgkinson was firing.
Commercial property tax bills in the city will also rise by 9.3 percent — more than $1,100 on average.
The union representing Chicago charter school teachers voted overwhelmingly — 671 to 130 — to join the Chicago Teachers Union.