‘Liar,’ ‘liar,’ debate sparks fire: Pritzker, Bailey accuse one another of lies, hypocrisy and being dangerous in contentious forum
The high-stakes showdown — roughly a month ahead of the election — covered abortion, guns and crime; Pritzker’s handling of the pandemic, and the state’s financial ledgers. But the fast — and at times scattershot — pacing often left viewers without answers about where the candidates stood on those key issues.
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“We were in the same political family,” former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones Jr. says. “We were able to elect a county commissioner, we were able to elect state reps, senators — and it all came out of that organization.”
Illinois hasn’t appeared in the rankings since since 2011, the longest drought in college football.
What we see at Chicago Shakespeare is a pre-Broadway production that is not just safe for the skeptical. It’s a significant leap in artistic quality over its sources, which it respects, while also providing a clear, resonant, and unique voice of its own.
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“Whether people are seeing it for the first time or seeing it for the 20th time, I’m really happy that new audiences are going to come to it to see our perspective,” Pierce says.
Potter & Potter Auction House specializes in magic memorabilia.
As many as 14 food trucks ring the plaza every Friday from May through the first week of October.
For all the things that are fundamentally wrong with quarterback Justin Fields and his offense, the Bears are one of the best teams in the NFL on opening drives.
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In the hospital, Terrick Bland told police he was attempting to get officers’ attention with the gun and had no intention of shooting them, prosecutors said Friday.
The Bears’ running back, who missed last week’s game against the Giants with an ankle injury, is questionable after limited practice Friday, but coach Matt Eberflus was optimistic. “It’s real positive. He’s looked good and is moving around well and has a good spirit about him.”
Chicago film festival launches with doc that profiles (but never judges) a leaker of secrets to the Soviets
The film by Chicago’s Steve James delves into the story of Ted Hall, who gave away trade secrets about U.S. atomic bomb construction.
The girl was walking home from school in the 6200 block of South Indiana Avenue Thursday when the man walked up, covered her mouth and pulled her into the alley, Chicago police said.
Trans actor Jamie Clayton tapped into ‘all of the good and the bad things that I’ve been through’ to star in Hulu horror remake.
More than 860 people have been arrested in connection with the breach in nearly all 50 states. That includes Illinois, where at least 32 known residents face charges for their role.
The path of Bob Dolgan doing documentaries on birds and birding, beginning with two on Monty and Rose and now “The Magic Stump.”
In one of the shootings, Joseph Jackson, 32, was found in the 1300 block of West 73rd Street with multiple gunshot wounds, Chicago police said.
The man was found with a gunshot wound to his head about 10 p.m. Thursday in the 10300 block of South Green Street.
Woman feels her partner is trying to push her away, and her attempts to ease his pressure haven’t worked.
In exhilarating Netflix documentary, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Carmelo Anthony and others share memories of rebuilding Team USA.
Fernando Vega-Diaz, 18, was walking in the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue when someone in a passing car shot him, police said.
Vlasic, now carrying 220 pounds on his 6-6 frame, skated on a pairing with roster-spot competitor Filip Roos in the Blackhawks’ 4-1 preseason loss Thursday.
An independent study examining a temporary casino at River North is needed.
Well-written psychological thriller on Netflix can be difficult to watch.
Senior Martese Whiteurst ripped off a 64-yard touchdown run on the first play of Goode’s 44-0 win against Vocational and it wasn’t even the highlight of his Thursday.