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After a long, emotionally charged debate, a defiant City Council voted 34-14 to lay the groundwork to tie Mayor Brandon Johnson’s hands when it comes to canceling the contract with the gunshot detection technology known as ShotSpotter.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse in concert, Circus Vazquez, the 35th Rhinoceros Theater Festival, and a 3-day Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival are among the highlights in the week ahead.
The trial — a first for thousands of similar cases across the country to make it to a jury — has lasted three weeks. The jury of nine women and three men will now deliberate over whether the heartburn drug caused an 89-year-old Brookfield woman’s colon cancer.
For tourists, Illinois is the place to be for the historic cicada emergence. The 17-year cicadas will mainly cover the northern half of the state while the 13-year cicadas are centered mostly in the southern part, and the two are set to converge near Springfield.
Auction of the Memphis tourist attraction had been scheduled for Thursday.