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Fred Waller, Chicago’s temporary top cop, blames “miscommunication” for error, says issue has been remedied.
James Hoge, Sun-Times editor who oversaw era of audacious investigations and 6 Pulitzers, dies at 87
Mr. Hoge didn’t hesitate to sign off on the Mirage Tavern sting when reporter Pam Zekman pitched it to him while walking across the Michigan Avenue Bridge in 1977.
The district had lost students for 11 consecutive years and last year gave up its status as the nation’s third-largest public school system. CPS lost more than 80,000 kids in that time.
The Chicago-based options exchange owner said Ed Tilly “did not disclose” relationships with colleagues as it names his successors as chairman and CEO.
Despite being banned in 1979, products containing PCBs made before that time continue to discharge the chemicals into Lake Michigan and the Chicago River through rainwater, the city alleges.
Some servers said they felt the boost to minimum wage was overdue; some worried about losing their jobs.
Restaurants would get five years to pay waitstaff the minimum wage, absorb higher labor cost, if measure clears full Council.
Could that big tree in your yard be the one selected for this season’s showcase in Millennium Park?
Trauma-healing ‘toolkit’ offered to area residents impacted by gun violence: ‘It gave us a moment of peace’
The event was a collaboration between Survivors Empowered and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, who spoke to attendees. The organization is dedicated to saving lives from gun violence.
The 10-year-old sign, with its lowercase letters in sans serif font, has drawn mixed reviews in the Uptown neighborhood. “This looks like a ransom note that was cut and pasted from a magazine,” one social media commenter wrote.
‘It means a lot to be able to give exposure to local artists who might not get it otherwise,’ the longtime fest’s artistic director says.
Instacart’s IPO surges as the grocery delivery company goes from the supermarket to the stock market
The company, which controls 70% of the third-party U.S. grocery delivery market, raised $660 million in its initial public offering, selling 22 million shares at $30 apiece.
A downtown parade or festival would help Chicago avoid sporadic, ad hoc celebrations citywide that jammed streets and caused all sorts of problems.
“In the greatest city in the world, no neighborhood should have to suffer the burdens of pollution more so than any other neighborhood,” the mayor said.
It was the second weekend this year without a homicide in Chicago; the other was the last weekend of January.
Tipped workers — now paid 60% of Chicago’s minimum wage — would receive annual pay increases of 8% starting next July and continuing through July 2028.
The Chicago area is home to two manufacturing facilities for Ford, and neither is involved in strikes yet.
Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 33, is charged with taking over a ruthless Mexican cartel that trafficked drugs into Chicago and the U.S.
The Centenario clock has not worked for decades, despite the best efforts by community groups to repair it.
The man lost control of his motorcycle near the 3000 block of DuSable Lake Shore Drive, police said.
As state leaders fight to protect access to books, Chicago-area libraries keep getting threats.
Romeoville family’s suspected killer, woman with him are dead from gunfire in Oklahoma after car crash