The plan for a casino along the Chicago River passed 41-7, but not before a screaming match between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, who accused her of being “more worried about campaign contributions than doing the right thing for the city of Chicago.”
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Upset that police were not moving in, one parent who rushed to the scene raised the idea of charging into the school with several other bystanders. “Let’s just rush in because the cops aren’t doing anything like they are supposed to,” he said.
A man was killed and another seriously hurt in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in the 5400 block of West Madison Street.
After three years away, Netflix series returns with an emphasis on depraved, visceral scares.
Tart cherries are a natural source of melatonin, the sleep-promoting hormone. After eating tart cherries, melatonin levels rise significantly in test subjects which often contributes to improved sleep.
What does it say about our country when a child predicts something terribly wrong is going to take place at school, and then it does?
The murders of 19 children in the nation’s latest school shooting call for more than the same blah, blah, blah.
Dad from ‘19 Kids and Counting’ has a ‘deep-seated, pervasive and violent sexual interest in children,’ prosecutors say.
Organizers say workers at two locations in Edgewater have affiliated with Workers United, part of the Service Employees International Union, in an ongoing national campaign.
A person of interest was taken in for questioning.
Rain in the area delayed the start of the Red Sox-White Sox game at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Mayoral allies and critics alike again condemned the crackdown as a desperate response that will have no impact on an outbreak of youth violence downtown — but signed off on it anyway.
Joseph Kromelis, 75 — a homeless man well-known for walking the streets of the Loop — suffered third-degree burns over 65% of his body.
The rise in racial hate crimes, white nationalism and voter suppression will pave our way out of democracy if we can’t achieve some consensus on race and racism
Here’s a simple call-to-action for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and others: Ask a child or teen what they are doing once school lets out, then help them apply to one of the city’s many programs.
Jamari Robinson was arrested 13 hours after he allegedly killed Rashaun Johnson early Sunday in the entryway of the complex in the 7800 block of South Laflin Street.
A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was moving northeast over Addison at 4 p.m. and was expected to pass O’Hare Airport, the Weather Service said.
I implore our leaders to summon whatever intestinal fortitude they still possess to draft legislation demanding background checks, bans on firearms for domestic abusers and the mentally ill and other common sense restrictions.
Officers were called to the 4600 block of North Winthrop Avenue around 11 a.m. and discovered the girl unresponsive, according to police.
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While people aren’t staying home because of gas prices, some are making changes to their travel plans, AAA says.
The child was found under debris in the bedroom on King Drive Wednesday morning.
For calling the White Sox’ Tim Anderson the racially charged “Jackie,” the Yankees third baseman should have received a suspension connected to Jackie Robinson’s No. 42.
The judge told Kevin Tunstall, “you’re not a person who should have a gun, sir. And you know that.”
The high school is reviewing its graduation guidelines after Nimkii Curley was told he couldn’t walk across the stage with sacred Indigenous adornments.
The band’s June and July shows in Las Vegas have been canceled, and the goal is to start performing again in September, the band posted.
The Ricketts family, which owns the Cubs, abandoned its bid last month.
The Phoenix Mercury center has been detained since Feb. 17 after vape cartridges containing oil derived from cannabis were allegedly found in her luggage at an airport near Moscow.