A ‘people person’ who’s ‘nobody’s pushover?’ Richard Irvin says he’s not hiding behind his TV ads — or Ken Griffin’s millions
Irvin is a good in-person politician, a side of him that many in the Chicago area haven’t gotten to see so far. A “Meet Richard” tab on his campaign website features photos, his biography and an option to contribute to his campaign, but no information about public events.
Thanks to a push from organized labor, a special City Council committee approved an ordinance authorizing Bally’s to build a $1.7 billion permanent casino in River West, preceded by a temporary home at Medinah Temple.
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For nearly a month, Planned Parenthood of Illinois has offered Mifepristone to patients both in and out of state through telehealth counseling and mail services.
The singer-actress brings along her talented husband, her baby son and songs from her relatable new album ‘In Real Life.’
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Our children have a right to expect more from our leaders, especially in the home of the world’s first juvenile court.
Bally’s is not contractually obligated to meet its own revenue projections. The Lightfoot administration agreeing to this reeks to us of haste and desperation.
Young people stage ‘die in’ outside City Hall calling for more youth resources to prevent gun violence
The group said a change in curfew wasn’t the answer. More resources, like after-school programming and community centers that stay open late, would help prevent gun violence, they said.
This is the first time a chick hatched in Chicago has come back, said Tamima Itani, vice president and treasurer of the Illinois Ornithological Society.
Lefty Wade Miley spent two seasons with the Reds before the Cubs claimed him off waivers this winter.
The new agreement was signed after CPS explored ditching Aramark, its food vendor for years. Open Kitchens, based in Pilsen, is also a part of the contract and will serve 187 sites.
“We need transparency now,” Tyrone Muhammad, executive director of Ex-Cons for Community and Social Change, said during a news conference Monday. “ ... How can children learn in an environment where they feel like their lives are in danger?”
Lane starting pitcher Josh Katz retired Brooks outfielder Kendall Larry on his 114th pitch of the game, securing a 2-1 win in the Chicago Public League title game.
Tony Ragucci also agreed Monday to cooperate with federal investigators. A prosecutor told the judge he did not expect Ragucci’s cooperation to end “any time soon.”
Christian Orlando made his first steelhead memorable.
Chicago seems to have fallen badly behind in lane marking, making it difficult for drivers to maintain proper positions. The city also makes no effort to maintain some of its traffic signage and needs to fix potholes.
A manager of the building where three women died during a stretch of warm temperatures said city rules required them to provide heat through June 1. “Nobody is going to freeze to death in Chicago in May,” said Ald. Brian Hopkins, who introduced an ordinance to ease that requirement.
Kadri has been the subject of racist social-media posts since he was involved in a collision that knocked Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington out for the rest of the teams’ playoff series.
“Candace Parker is a force to be reckoned with,” former NBA superstar Dwyane Wade wrote for the magazine.
Netflix’s reboot, officially called “Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend,” will be a bingeable set of eight, 45-minute episodes released all at once.
Feds recorded Mike Madigan learning about secret payments to controversial ex-political aide, court records show
‘A gun-crime crisis’ — Chicago’s top cop on defensive again after mass shooting at Near North Side trouble spot
Krejcikova, a Czech player who was seeded second at Roland Garros, lost to 97th-ranked Diane Parry 1-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Teen killed passing driver with a ‘ghost gun’ before ‘trolling the police’ at the crime scene: prosecutors
Gaven Leon, 18, allegedly told a friend he targeted 30-year-old Ryan Balbag in the Feb. 3 attack because his van “was being too loud.”
Polls at this stage – especially for the crowded 1st district primary - are used by campaigns to test messages, name ID and figure out the politics of the electorate.
How do I live with a man who hasn’t told the truth about his female ‘friends’ and his relationships with them?
The fatal shooting occurred Sunday morning in a Gresham apartment complex on the South Side.