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Former state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias got 52.7% of the vote to Valencia’s 34.4% to succeed Jesse White as secretary of state.
The heat index was expected to peak between 105 and 110 degrees in the afternoon.
The child was in the backyard of his home in the 4300 block of West Crystal Street when he was hit around 10:10 p.m., according to Chicago police.
The strike also is delaying road resurfacing around Chicago and projects including the Interstate 55 and Weber Road interchange and the Interstate 80 bridge in Joliet.
Twelve of the wounded were shot in three attacks on the West and South sides: Four people in West Garfield Park Friday evening, five men in Parkway Gardens on the South Side early Monday, and three people in Woodlawn early Tuesday.
Last year on Independence Day, Chicago reached a level of air pollution four times the hourly average of a normal summer day. “By 10:30 at night, it’s just a hazy fog and smoke everywhere that you can see,” one resident said.
Officers were called to a home in the 1900 block of Missouri Street around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, police said.
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The results of a long Fourth of July weekend and summer weather leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
Paul Crimo said he had no inkling his nephew, Bobby Crimo, was planning a mass shooting — as police allege.
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, among other things, enhances background checks for gun buyers age 18 to 21. and encourages states to enact “red flag” laws that can allow firearms to be temporarily confiscated from people deemed dangerous.
CPS officials said they had been in touch with teacher Zoe Kolpack Tuesday morning as she begins her recovery.
Her comments fall in line with that those of Macy Gray and J.K. Rowling, who have been accused of being transphobic by suggesting women other than cisgender do not belong to the same classification.
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Grier was the pick after a lengthy search that included dozens of candidates and lasted nearly three months.
A Jewish security group says that, after seeing photos of Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, a Highland Park rabbi “recognized him” as the man turned away from a Passover service at his synagogue in April.
The family said it believes the incident last Friday evening was racially motivated. The boy is of Puerto Rican descent and the man was white.
Griner’s letter said she feared she might never return home from Russia and asking that Biden not “forget about me and the other American Detainees.”
I just wanted to go to this parade and enjoy the day. And then the shooting started.
The accused’s father and grandparents believe he should be handling the predicament on his own instead of letting his mother take charge.
This could look like volunteering to help Chicago-bound refugees learn to speak English, set up their new apartments, navigate the U.S. health system or adapt to the culture of their new home. It could look like monthly financial sponsorship.
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Minnesota scored four times in the 10th inning to drop the Sox 5 1/2 games back in the AL Central.
Reliever David Robertson walked in the tying run in the ninth inning of the Cubs’ 5-2 extra-innings loss to the Brewers on Monday.
Police identified the shooting suspect as Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, a 22-year-old who remained on the loose for more than eight hours after the attack in the affluent suburb’s downtown.
Evanston, Skokie, Deerfield, Glencoe, Winnetka and Morton Grove were among those canceling Independence Day festivities.
When government refuses to act, it betrays the ideals we celebrate on the Fourth.
The federal government’s Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs recently compiled a list of resources for children, families, educators and community members dealing with grief after mass shootings.
Suzuki returned Monday after over five weeks on the IL with a sprained left ring finger.
Jake Krueker’s biggest fish of his life, a flathead catfish caught from the Fox River, earns Fish of the Week.
Bailey isn’t under any legal obligation to make his tax returns public. But if the state senator is serious about serving the public as governor, he ought to play ball.
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The man, believed to be between 40 and 50 years old, was found unresponsive in the middle of police by responding officers.
Voting, supporting election workers and fighting back against the Big Lie are part of saving our “grand experiment.”
We cannot live together as a community unless we accord others the same respect we ask for ourselves.
The boy suffered gunshot wounds to the ankle and buttocks. He was taken to the University of Chicago Comers Children’s Hospital in good condition.