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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.
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.
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.
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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.
Griner’s wife, Cherelle, has urged President Joe Biden to secure her release, calling her “a political pawn.”
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 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.
The teen is heartbroken that mother won’t discuss the subject or use the new name or pronouns.
The 14-year-old boy was killed and the 13-year-old boy wounded in Bronzeville on the South Side.
The teen was walking in the 5900 block of South LaSalle Street when someone in a blue minivan opened fire.
They were on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of South Ellis Avenue when someone opened fire, striking them both.
He was found with multiple gunshot wounds in an alley in the 3300 block of South Western Avenue, Chicago police said.
The 29-year-old was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
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.
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.
The Republican candidate for governor praises Trump, disses teachers, and serves up immorality wrapped in faith.
The teen was shot in his head by a gunman who came up from behind him Wednesday in the 500 block of West 117th Street, police said.