Kelly’s defense attorney calls the trial starting Monday “total and complete overkill.” But legal experts say it could help vindicate other accusers and ensure the superstar remains in prison.
The Lyte Lounge in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood wants to be a beacon for young people struggling with homelessness. Visitors can grab a meal, find community and feel at home.
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Cook County back down to medium COVID-19 risk level, but hospitalizations and deaths high across Illinois
The risk level was downgraded because Cook County’s case rate has fallen below the threshold of 200 cases per 100,000 residents for the last week — but just barely so.
The Bulls made early calls on Durant after he demanded a trade from the Nets, but the likelihood of KD putting on a Bulls jersey anytime soon remains more fairy tale than reality. The Bulls don’t fit the trade profile for Durant, and there’s some history with Billy Donovan that doesn’t help.
Two-part ‘Untold’ film reveals pain still felt by the former Notre Dame linebacker as well as the remorse of the catfisher who duped him.
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First up: Sky-Liberty in a Round 1 best-of-three series.
Patrick Wisdom has been playing first base more regularly as the Cubs’ infield undergoes late-season shuffle.
One man died and three other people were injured about 1:15 a.m. Sunday when they were shot and their vehicle crashed on Interstate 88 in Oak Brook, police said.
The boy, 17, was shot in the leg about 3:20 p.m. He was hospitalized in good condition.
Victor Manuel-Reyes, 36, said he targeted women who he said were wearing “something hot and short,” said prosecutors during his initial court hearing Sunday.
College students who will be living away from home for the first time need to inquire about voting requirements in the state where they intend to live for the next year.
Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs’ easily went through the Bears’ first-team defense (well, most of it) for a touchdown Saturday, but that’s not going to increase the urgency to get Smith back on the field. Still, Bears GM Ryan Poles will be challenged to have this impasse end well.
$1 million bail for 2 men who allegedly grabbed for guns before being wounded in separate police shootings
Jayden Higgs, 23, was shot in the head on Thursday in Back of the Yards. Raymond Comer, a 37-year-old felon, was struck multiple times on Friday when an officer fired 11 shots on the Near West Side. They both remained hospitalized.
He was driving in the 4300 block of South Western Boulevard when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said.
The men were outside in the 3100 block of West Montrose Avenue when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said.
A woman was killed in the shooting in the 1800 block of West 78th Street early Sunday, police said.
There’s more on the line than a No. 1 seed for the Sky in Sunday’s season finale against the Mercury
To regain the No. 1 seed, the Sky need a victory Sunday against the Mercury and a loss by the Aces to the Storm on the final day of the WNBA regular season. If the Sky lose, they would still need an Aces loss but also a Sun victory over the Lynx to reclaim the top spot.
Woman isn’t sure she can keep seeing a man who keeps a photo of ‘the love of his life’ on his rearview mirror and plans to be buried next to her.
Illinois and the U.S. should remove barriers that make it hard for foreign-trained doctors to practice medicine here.
The boy was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
Contreras has stayed on the field the last two games against the Reds, despite rolling his ankle in the ‘‘Field of Dreams’’ game.
The Cubs acquired the utility man from the Dodgers for veteran reliever Chris Martin.
One thing is sure, the Soldier Field turf needs work.
Brisker looked the part of expected Week 1 starter with impact plays. Sanborn, a Lake Zurich graduate, had a glorious Bears debut with two takeaways, a tackle for loss and two special-teams tackles.
Why are there so many good ones? Not that anybody’s complaining.
Jenkins was solid in the preseason game against the Chiefs on Saturday, which could help him find a spot. But not necessarily on the Bears.