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#NoCopAcademy coalition files lawsuit to block Friday’s City Council meeting
Brendan Shiller accused the mayor and his allies of using “the most Trumpian of government thuggery to tamp down debate and avoid true discussion.”
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Arbor Day? Deserting divorcee’s life on the lam to end in Chicago courtroom
Patrick Arbor was arrested for the second time this week on a warrant stemming from his divorce case.
Former Chicago Board of Trade Chairman Patrick Arbor is expected to be returned Friday to a Chicago courtroom in the custody of Cook County sheriff’s deputies after five years as a fugitive — from a divorce judgment.
Muhammad Ali's grandson carries on his legacy of service in and out of the ring
Is tanking trend to blame for the Cubs' stomach-churning, roller-coaster start?
Talking Points: Five things learned from five Bears offensive assistant coaches
White Sox react to Welington Castillo's 80-game suspension
New Bears coaching staff plans to expand Tarik Cohen's role — if he can block
NFL announces new national anthem policy requiring players to stand
Ex-pastor charged with sexual assault in Evanston hit with 2 counts of sex abuse
Guilty verdict for trio in Demario Bailey murder
State Supreme Court rules against Cook County judge's secrecy in Van Dyke case
Mother charged in abduction of 3-month-old girl
4 Cook County Jail detainees charged with robbing another detainee: video
NAACP official asks Rauner’s environmental agency to help black communities
Duckworth on Trump axing N. Korea summit: Not 'results of a skilled negotiator'
Sen. Duckworth on Trump cancelling North Korea summit: “These are not the results of a skilled negotiator.”
Sen. Duckworth: “His administration’s erratic behavior, rhetorical missteps and strategic naiveté in recent weeks once again lay bare that the President’s self-proclaimed negotiation skills are just a mirage.”
'Dreamers' take on the system, earn law degrees
Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US
Debate debate: J.B. Pritzker announces three face-offs, Gov. Rauner won’t commit
Rauner campaign spokesman Will Allison said the Pritzker camp did not reach out to the Republican incumbent’s campaign beforehand.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrat J.B. Pritzker have been ripping on each other for more than a year, but they’ll soon have to meet face to face in debates ahead of the November election. And they’re already feuding about what those may be.
Anita Doty, whose delicious gumbo begat 2 Chicago-area restaurants, dead at 78
Former Chicago City Council member Marion Volini has died at 83
Teacher Jacqueline Rudman dies; helped kids with learning differences
Remembering Barbara Kensey, publicist, black heritage, art and culture guru
“My mother was a strong, caring, independent, hard-working and artistic professional, who exposed me to culture from a very young age,” her son said.
“Barbara was an accomplished communicator and public relations maven, who rode the crest of the wave of cultural activism among black professionals in the late ’70s and early ’80s, borne out of the civil rights struggles of the ’60s,” Chicago publicist Don Rashid said.
Raffe Simonian, dead at 85, sold vintage vinyl, rarities at Raffe’s Record Riot
Used-records dealer Raffe Simonian knew so much about jazz that Billy Strayhorn once asked, “What do you play, Raffe.” His reply: “I play records.”
Mr. Simonian, a standout athlete at Schurz High School who went to have a 35-year career as an English teacher and coach at Taft High School, died last week at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.