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I am calling on every police executive in the state of Illinois, our state legislators and other stakeholders to support robust investment in early education programs.
We can honor our lost loved ones on Memorial Day by searching for that elusive peace. We must encourage our leaders to be peacemakers, to work harder to end existing conflicts and prevent future ones.
The Hawks have set early to mid-July as their target for hiring a permanent coach. Interim coach Derek King seems increasingly unlikely to be the choice, but there’s no shortage of other options around the hockey world.
Every flashback causes woman to feel the embarrassment or regret all over again.
The only thing worth judging them on at this point is whether the path they’re plotting looks sensible, and it does. The results are to be determined, but the process is prudent.
There should be no more holdups in rolling out a permanent foot pursuit policy that could help prevent individuals from being shot by Chicago police.
The idea that 18-year-olds should be able to purchase guns is based on an old-fashioned, unscientific view of adulthood. Neuroscience research indicates the brain does not fully mature until around 25.
On the battlefield, soldiers pride themselves on leaving no fellow soldier behind. Let us, as a nation, vow to leave the rights of no citizen behind.
Selling off public assets is a way for officials to plug budget holes in the short term but can leave taxpayers burdened with heavy long-term costs.
The fatal attack occurred in Homan Square.
One of the wounded, a 32-year-old man, was driving down the street when he was struck by gunfire, police said.
Martha Velazquez, 34, was crossing the street just before 8:30 p.m. in the 2900 block of West Columbus Avenue when she was struck by a black SUV.
Reflecting on one of the most iconic photos of his presidency, former President Obama said, “I think this picture embodied one of the hopes that I had when I first started running for office.”
Texas Sen. John Cornyn was authorized by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to open talks with Democrats to “negotiate the possibility of gun legislation that will spare us the tragedies we’ve seen,” Sen. Dick Durbin said.
Convincing the General Assembly to support more programs down the road could turn out to be nearly impossible if this fails.
Andrés has been showing up to calamitous situations with World Central Kitchen for 12 years. The organization is the subject of a new documentary, “We Feed People,” directed by Oscar winner Ron Howard.
Demarlin Brewer, 47, is also charged in a River North theft and burglary, Chicago police said.
Local 1220 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is seeking to represent the chain’s employees in Chicago.
Illinois hunters harvested 13,701 wild turkeys during the spring seasons, up slightly from the harvest in 2021.
The former governor will attend an exhibition at the Clearing library of 300 portraits of Illinois soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. I’ll be remembering my dad, a decorated World War II soldier.
At the time of Schulz’s retirement in 1999 following a cancer diagnosis, his creation ran in more than 2,600 newspapers, was translated into 21 languages in 75 countries and had an estimated daily readership of 355 million.
Bridges spent five months in the hospital with an already-weakened immune system, severe pain and, often, a need for supplemental oxygen.
Amaria Osby screamed, ‘Momma stop,” as Andreal Hagler placed a plastic bag over her head and held her down on a bed, prosecutors say.
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“I want our kids to enjoy safe spaces all over this city. I want us to continue to work to create those safe spaces all over our city. But it starts in the home,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
The Little Village store is one of 900 pharmacies being closed nationwide over the next three years.
Before the Uvalde massacre, the CPS operational budget included money for improving school security, CPS CEO Pedro Martinez said. But after hearing the details of what went on in Texas, some principals are demanding an “even more aggressive” response.
About 5 a.m., the man was in the 3500 block of West Polk Street when someone opened fire after two groups got into an “altercation,” Chicago police said.
Throughout the attack, teachers and children repeatedly called 911 asking for help, including a girl who pleaded: “Please send the police now,” authorities said.
The fair, known formally as “A Century of Progress International Exposition,” welcomed visitors for the first time on May 27, 1933. Here’s a look at that day.