Trailblazing Illinois women ‘beyond thrilled’ for Justice Jackson: History-maker, inspiration, role model — ‘and she’s brilliant’
Jackson, a federal judge since 2013, on Thursday became the first Black woman elevated to the nation’s highest court. Mayor Lori Lightfoot tweeted that her “ascension to the bench now tells the world that the seemingly impossible is possible. So proud!”
Chicago police officer shot and seriously wounded answering call of domestic disturbance in University Village
The officer was shot after he and a partner were getting out of an elevator in a housing complex in the 1300 block of West Taylor Street Friday morning.
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Judge looks to Supreme Court gun ruling as he weighs whether to shoot down Chicago ban on laser sights
U.S. District Judge Robert Dow Jr. has asked lawyers in a Chicago gun-rights suit to weigh in on whether Justice Clarence Thomas’s majority opinion affects the city’s ban.
The Bulls and LaVine did have a formal meeting on Thursday — the first day teams could negotiate with free agents — and the guard also met with several other suitors.
The film — being projected nightly through Sept. 7 on the mammoth Chicago River-facing facade of the Merchandise Mart — centers on the largest and longest-running African American parade in the United States.
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ESPN’s documentary on the Avalanche-Red Wings rivalry was so good, it made me want docs for rivalries with Chicago teams. That got me thinking: What could those be?
The teen is heartbroken that mother won’t discuss the subject or use the new name or pronouns.
14-year-old boy among 4 killed by gunfire in Chicago Thursday, 13-year-old boy among 12 others wounded
The 14-year-old boy was killed and the 13-year-old boy wounded in Bronzeville on the South Side.
Cubs catcher Yan Gomes, who is opposed to an automated strike zone, says the “best thing in baseball” is the human element.
Day 1 of NBA free agency was hijacked by Kevin Durant’s desire to be traded out of Brooklyn. While the Bulls did their due diligence, the top priority remained keeping LaVine in Chicago. They did agree to a two-year, $6.6 million deal with veteran big man Andre Drummond.
The director of Loyola Medicine’s Burn Center said it’s a positive sign that Kromelis is improving, but patients with his injuries face a long road of recovery and could be in the hospital several more months.
The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, police said. A suspect was arrested.
Contreras led NL catchers in Phase 1 of All-Star voting with 2,146,343 votes.
They were near the sidewalk in the 600 block of East 40th Street when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.
Less than a year after the Stonewall Riots on June 28, 1969, the group Gay Liberation won recognition as a campus organization at the University of Chicago.
The second volume of “Mercury” is upbeat, often Caribbean-spiced and throbbing. It’s the sound of a band getting its arena groove back.
The most frightening thing we’ve learned over the past six years is just how indifferent the vast majority of the Republican Party is to the rule of law, the Constitution, basic decency and truth
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Bailey pledges to bring ‘common sense solutions to the table’ — but not copies of his income tax returns
Abortion remains legal in Illinois. But, in other states, the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade has set off a frenzy of legal activity.
Schools often continue to serve as a breeding ground for gang violence. Armed security guards and metal detectors remain as necessary as textbooks and a cafeteria.
The plot about 11-year-old Gru (Steve Carell) is mostly just a mechanism for Minion mayhem.
Bridges, the Hornets’ leading scorer last season, is set to become a restricted free agent and could command a max contract in the coming weeks.
Ward’s “Salvage the Bones” earned the 2011 National Book Award and her “Sing, Unburied, Sing” was winner of the 2017 National Book Award.
Lincoln Park robbery victim continues to improve from gunshot wounds, talking now. ‘The world is open to him,’ mom says
Dakotah Earley was shot on May 6 as he struggled with a gunman who knocked him down and fired at least three times.
Jackson is the court’s 116th justice and she took the place Thursday of the justice she once worked for. Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement took effect this afternoon.