Chicago police officer shot answering call of domestic disturbance in Little Italy. ‘They were ambushed,’ top cop says
The officer was shot as he and a partner were getting out of an elevator in a housing complex in the 1300 block of West Taylor Street Friday morning.
Norvell Meadows, 19, was shot once in the chest according to two of his former coaches. He was taken to Stroger Hospital and died on Thursday night.
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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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Last year, the July Fourth weekend was a bloodbath on Chicago streets with over 100 people shot, 19 of them killed. Thirteen children were among the wounded, five of them shot within a nine-hour period.
Chicago’s laser sights ban reconsidered, Police officer wounded in shooting, Zach LaVine signs new Bulls contact and more in your Chicago news roundup
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4-year-old girl died of child abuse just days after being returned to mother and the woman’s partner in Chatham
The girl, Cashawnna Love, had been taken from the home two weeks earlier after she was brought to a hospital with burns on her feet, according to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
More than 800 people have been arrested in connection with the breach in nearly all 50 states. That includes Illinois, where at least 30 known residents face charges for their role.
Lightfoot uses wounding of police officer to sound the alarm — again — about post-pandemic surge in domestic violence
After a Chicago Police officer was ambushed while responding to a domestic violence call, Mayor Lori Lightfoot had the grim statistics at her fingertips. “Domestic-related” homicides by firearm and non-fatal shootings have increased by a staggering 125 percent since 2019.
The pair were chosen under new rules that give starting spots to the top vote-getter in each league in the first phase of online voting, which began June 8 and ended Thursday.
Venice is the first city in the world putting such a system in place.
In light of employers moving in and out of Chicago, Harry Kraemer Jr. weighs in on what’s important to corporate leaders and how the city’s boosters can appeal to them.
The FDA will have to decide the exact recipe. But expect a combination shot that adds protection against omicron or some of its newer relatives to the original vaccine.
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.
Bailey pledges to bring ‘common sense solutions to the table’ — but not copies of his income tax returns
Cubs catcher Yan Gomes, who is opposed to an automated strike zone, says the “best thing in baseball” is the human element.
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!”
The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, police said. A suspect was arrested.
The expansion to 16 teams will happen after the Pac-12’s current media rights contracts with Fox and ESPN expire and make the Big Ten the first conference to stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
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.