The proposed increase would cost the owner of a home valued at $250,000 just $34 more a year, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said, “about the price of an Al’s Italian beef — hot, dipped, with extra cheese — for a family of four.”
The Black, Southern cuisine that the Harvey-raised chef learned at home has made Hyde Park’s Virtue the hottest spot on the South Side and made him a success on “Top Chef.”
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It’s one thing to request a trade. It’s another to issue a 343-word public screed that accuses your new bosses of being “focused on taking advantage of me” and refusing to negotiate in good faith and to demand that you be sent to an “organization that genuinely values what I bring to the table.”
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The Brandon Road Lock and Dam project near Chicago is needed to prevent carp from wreaking ecological and economic havoc on the country’s largest source of fresh water.
The Big Ten’s new media rights deals are not yet finalized, but the conference is moving toward contracts with Fox, NBC and CBS.
The federal government will be delivering $5 billion over the next five years across the country — with Illinois receiving over $148 million — so states can build out electric vehicle charging infrastructure to support climate-friendly modes of transportation.
Robert Boik was fired in apparent retaliation for an email he sent criticizing Brown’s decision to move 46 officers under Boik’s supervision to the Bureau of Patrol as part of a larger reorganization.
One day after he demanded a trade with a 343-word statement that accused his bosses of negotiating in bad faith, Roquan Smith was taken off the Bears’ physically unable-to-perform list.
The preseason hasn’t even started yet, but the Bears are already dealing with drama.
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Rashon Kyle was arrested Sunday in the Brainerd neighborhood and charged in the June 12 shooting that killed Vincent J. Barnes, police said.
Chicago follows behind New York City, several Texas cities and Indianapolis, among others.
Almost half of the Bears’ projected starters for Saturday’s preseason opener are new to the franchise.
If only these folks were as mad about the insurrectionist siege on the U.S. Capitol as they’re pretending to be about the raid on Trump’s Palm Beach golf club.
Outright lies may be difficult to detect in advance, but more rigorous judicial review of police affidavits could have made a crucial difference in cases of Breonna Taylor and Houston couple killed in a 2020 raid.
It is one of 10 projects across the country to receive a federal grant to build advanced intelligent transportation system technologies that will improve mobility, safety and provide multimodal transportation.
Feds say nothing deceptive about private email used by R. Kelly prosecutor in contact with journalist
But lawyers for one of Kelly’s co-defendants insist the feds’ response is woefully inadequate. “The government does not get to fiat that its officers and agents did nothing wrong,” they said.
For the second time in less than a month, an Illinois angler caught a pending Illinois record pink salmon. What is going on?
In one of the attacks, a man was shot in North Kenwood after confronting three men trying to steal his car.
A 17-year-old girl said she was forced to put the infant in a carseat after a person she knew kicked in the door of a home in the 3800 block of North Richmond Street and struck her in the head, police said.
The man, 37, was arguing with a woman on the train when they exited onto the platform at the Fullerton stop and the woman stabbed him twice in the neck, police said.
Chicago police official overseeing court-ordered reforms is axed by top cop after questioning deep staff cuts
Man allegedly stole $56,000 in watches from Ralph Lauren on Mag Mile — then was arrested hours later for hammer attack at Mother Hubbard’s
The boy ran home and was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in fair condition, police said.
Bruce Groeper is a massage therapist at “the beach to see and be seen” who will tell you he’s a bit of an unknown legend. He may be right.
Before the game, the Sky honored Bird with a pregame video and a pair of custom-made Nike Air Force 1 sneakers.
The Cubs and Heyward plan to part ways this offseason.
The awards recognize “journalism that best covers the Black experience or addresses issues affecting the worldwide Black community.”
The Cubs claimed Reyes off waivers from the Guardians and optioned Frank Schwindel to Triple-A Iowa to clear space on the active roster.