The grand marshal for tge 80th annual Chicago holiday parade — known for many years as McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade — will be Flossmoor’s own Drew Sidora. The actress, who most recently starred as Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins in the VH1 film “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” will headline the huge event Nov. 28 — that will include a dozen giant favorite character balloons, floats, equestrian groups, theatrical performances and celebrity guests — marching through the Loop, along State Street from Congress Parkway to Randolph Street. It all kicks off at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Championship teams need a quarterback. and Incoming president/CEO Kevin Warren believes the Bears have theirs.
Officers were responding to a ShotSpotter call when they found the woman unresponsive in an alley in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue.
Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson have strong ties to public education — and very different plans for Chicago Public Schools.
Five 7-Eleven stores robbed on Near West and North sides, a day after four other 7-Eleven stores were hit by gunmen
In one of the robberies Wednesday, a customer’s Jeep was carjacked. Police have not said if the robberies are linked. No injuries have been reported.
Saturday will be the irregular convergence of three opening days in fishing: the start of Illinois’ spring inland trout season, the reopening of fishing at Heidecke Lake (good prospects) and the start of that Chicago tradion, smelt netting (not much hope).