Anthony Driver, president of the Community Commission on Public Safety and Accountability, joined the chairman of the City Council’s Police Committee in sounding the alarm about restrictions so severe, they have contributed heavily to an alarming citywide surge in robberies.
The fire is under investigation, but the 131-year-old home’s survival could rest with the results of a structural report now being prepared by city building inspectors.
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Retired judge enters Democratic battle for state’s attorney, Davis picks up handful of congressional challengers
Eileen O’Neill Burke, a retired Illinois Appellate Court judge and a former Cook County assistant state’s attorney, filed more than 13,000 signatures to run as a Democrat for Cook County state’s attorney — the last day candidates had to file petitions for the March primary.
The iconic Lake View club shut its doors last month, after 40 years in business. One of the original co-owners said it changed lives.
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Francis Martinez, 18, of Des Plaines, and Wolfgang Gustaveson, 19, of Park Ridge, were killed when their truck collided with another truck, Carbondale police said.
The Rev. Robert Dowd will take over July 1. He succeeds the Rev. John Jenkins, who led the university for 19 years.
Mohammed K. Al Hijoj, 39, was on the job carrying four passengers when he was shot in the 1700 block of North Lotus Street on Sunday, officials said. The passengers fled.
The case — filed by several regular protesters at the Southwest Side — was dismissed because construction was already paused by the state.
Car rams Mag Mile Neiman Marcus in early-morning attempted burglary, may be connected to others: CPD
After plowing into the building at 737 N. Michigan Ave., the would-be thieves jumped into three other vehicles and sped away without taking any merchandise, police said.
The veteran advertising executive is expected to remain in his post through at least February to ensure a transition to his successor.
YouTuber-turned-star witness in FBG Duck murder trial claims his FBI cooperation began after arrest by disgraced cop Ronald Watts
Martell Wiley’s claim came during his second day of testimony at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, where he sparred with defense attorneys who noted there was no evidence he had actually cooperated against Watts.
“I‘ve reflected a ton,” Grifol said. “There’s things that I feel I could have done better, and I will be better. We will be better.”
Latrice Phillips, 51, was ordered held in custody while awaiting trial in the death Saturday of Calvin Truitt, 33, at the Hilton Suites.
Anthony Montgomery-Wilson, 24, and Preston Powell, 23, were charged in the fatal shooting of Stephon Mack, 24, outside a Roseland youth center in January 2022.
Kmet said coaches tell offensive players to be physical, too, knowing that defensive pass interference is unlikely.
Dach’s first pro season is off to a great start. He ranks fourth among all AHL rookie forwards in points per game (with 12 points in 13 games) while playing with an edge.
Sunday’s game against Detroit is a chance to atone for a 31-26 loss on Nov. 27 at Ford Field — when the Bears led 26-14 with 4:15 left, but allowed two touchdown drives to mar what had been an encouraging performance. “You can feel a motivation and optimism,” coach Matt Eberflus said.
There are zoning reforms that would help Chicago achieve its vision of abundant housing and better access to transit.
Wait, wasn’t the NFC North supposed to be horrible?
Stevenson was injured while intercepting a pass during red-zone seven-on-seven drills Nov. 25, two days before the Bears played the Vikings.
Eberflus instead pivoted to an answer about putting his “best foot forward” as he tries to make his case over the final five games.
Heisman winner expected to be selected at the top of upcoming NFL draft.
If combating global warming is the goal, the oil and gas industries have too much power at UN conference
Allowing the fossil fuel industries to wield their power in the UN’s climate talks means pulling punches against the greatest existential threat faced by humanity, all to spare those companies a threat to their bottom lines.
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