Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle appeared at the ground-breaking to show her support, speaking candidly about how South and West Side neighborhoods have suffered from “racist disinvestment for generations” as predominantly white neighborhoods in Chicago have received the “lion share of investment.”
Suspect in Lincoln Park shooting was involved in at least 4 other armed robberies before he himself was shot near ‘The Bean’: police
Tyshon Brownlee, charged in the shooting of Dakotah Earley, “basically terrorized this neighborhood with armed robbery after armed robbery after armed robbery,” a prosecutor said.
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Democrat Valencia airing first TV ad in Illinois secretary of state race, taking potshots at primary rival Giannoulias
Democrats across the nation are hoping to use the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that could signal the overturning of Roe v. Wade to bring voters to the polls. That’s a trickier strategy for Valencia in the secretary of state’s race.
With first-year general manager Ryan Poles almost starting from scratch, the Bears likely will be challenged to develop Justin Fields — and keep him healthy — while losing games in 2022. It won’t be easy with this roster, but it can be done.
In addition to its performing troupe, the organization hosts the annual South Chicago Dance Festival, which is tentatively scheduled for September this year, and sponsors educational programs in 11 public schools and a youth training company.
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Christopher Morel hit a home run, and Brandon Hughes struck out five Pirates in the Cubs’ 7-0 win Tuesday.
One step would be to adjust the deadline in the city’s heating ordinance to a date earlier than June 1.
The shooting happened at the Warwick Allerton Hotel, officials said.
We need more alternative activities for these young people, summer jobs, outreach workers downtown to engage with youth and more.
The teen was standing on the sidewalk in the 5200 block of West Ferdinand Street about 5:35 p.m. when he was shot in the chest, police said.
Amireon C. Williams, 18, allegedly opened fire on 14-year-old Lavon’ta Brown in a Citgo parking lot in the 1000 block of Jackson Street Sunday around 5:15 p.m., North Chicago police said in a statement.
Three new hospitals say they’re missing out on millions in CARES Act pandemic relief because they didn’t exist before the crisis hit, so it’s tough to prove how much it has cost them.
The Cubs also called up lefty Brandon Hughes and utility player Christopher Morel.
The unusual move came more than a month after the testimony of Keith Billiot, now retired, a former supervisory special agent for the DEA. He later walked back his comment, telling a judge race was “irrelevant” to the DEA’s work.
He tested positive for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. Mejia is the second Brewer disciplined this season under MLB’s drug program.
The White Sox took the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader, their second straight win in Kansas City.
The 30-year-old Swiss international has a base salary of $7.35 million and total compensation of $8,153,000.
Summer arrived last week, even if only for a few days of record heat, and that impact leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a majority of police officers face a risk of alcohol abuse, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder, and one in four have considered suicide.
Their budgets might be rich for now with petroleum cash. But, if tackling climate change cuts into that, will they tax residents more — or reduce public services?
16-year-old boy shot dead in Millennium Park had big plans for his family and for his music ‘if I make it to 21.’
High-speed internet is a necessity. Students need it for classroom work. Grandparents need it to FaceTime with their grandchildren. Increasingly, workers need it to be able to work from home.
Cohen was a dynamic force for the Bears in 2018, but missed most of the last two seasons with an injury.
Students and a faculty member at Phillips Academy H.S. have taken the meals into a photo studio to shine a light on the often unappetizing offerings.
Emergency crews found the teen unresponsive on the tracks and were unable to revive her.
The child had been playing outside in the area of Cherry and Hill streets Monday afternoon when he was hit by a bus that was driving through the neighborhood after high school had let out, police said.