Chicagoans gathered at 79th and Greenwood for the annual “Prayer on the 9” initiative against city gun violence.
Built along the Chicago River, and bordering Roosevelt Road, Clark and 16th Streets, plans include more than a half-mile of continuous riverfront.
Of that number, about 42 percent were treated for wounds related to gunshots, stabbings and impalements, according to hospital data.
The Chicago event is one of eight simultaneous events happening across the country to mark the launch of us All of Us.
A finalist on “The Next Food Network Star” television series, Allen also was the culinary lead at the restaurant Taste 222 in the West Loop.
A cigar or cigarette might have sparked the fatal fire in the 1000 block of North Avers, fire officials said. Four more people were critically hurt.
U. of C. had ended its adult trauma care services in 1988, and underserved South Side residents advocated ever since to bring it back.
In the county’s second annual event dedicated to the missing, friends and advocates gathered for support and new resources.
Allegations were brought against Bill Cosby decades ago, but it took a Hannibal Buress stand-up show in 2014 to bring them back to the forefront.
Despite being denied over $66 million by insurers in 2017, the CEO of the health and hospitals system says the county is dedicated to providing care.
“We will respectfully reach out to each woman who has made an accusation,” the suburban evangelical megachurch wrote in a Friday letter.
Tech entrepreneur Neal Sales-Griffin, 30, said Mayor Rahm Emanuel has tried his best but “he’s not been doing a good enough job.”
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said 39,000 people countywide and 19,000 people in the city still owe taxes.
Toni Preckwinkle is the thirteenth person to hold the title of Cook County Democratic chairman. Here is a look at some of her predecessors.