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The move has faced fierce opposition from former parishioners along with other concerned Catholics and preservationists — five of whom were arrested Tuesday.
Parents of the 16 injured students have filed a lawsuit against the truck driver, who was allegedly driving intoxicated Nov. 12 when he struck the bus, flipping it on its side.
A photo on social media shows the word “Evil” spray-painted in red on Al Capone’s grave marker.
Over a dozen Chicago high school soccer players wanted the donation to highlight teen homelessness, which affected nearly 40,000 Illinois students in the last school year.
Elevated Access, a fledgling Illinois nonprofit, has recruited nearly 1,000 volunteer small-craft pilots to ferry people seeking abortion care.
The two countries — which account for two of Chicago’s largest immigrant populations — squared off in a historic match in Qatar Tuesday.
Beyond the bragging rights, candidates try to file more than the minimum number of signatures required to withstand challenges by rival candidates. The weeklong filing period also begins the winnowing of the mayoral field.
There are few complaints about the deer, if you don’t mind them munching the fresh flowers.
The Rev. Michael Pfleger, longtime pastor of St. Sabina Church, was removed pending investigation of a sexual abuse allegation from more than 30 years ago.
One week after the election, the Associated Press on Tuesday reported that the workers’ rights amendment was approved by more than 50% of all votes cast last week — securing its passage.
The second-installment bills typically mailed by August were stalled by delays with the assessment process and a computer system upgrade in the county assessor’s office.
Projections through Tuesday night call for 1-3 inches over most of northeastern Illinois. Some areas closer to Lake Michigan could see 3-5 inches of snow.
“If I was one row back, it would’ve been a lot worse,” said junior varsity hockey player Colin McGrath, one of 16 players hurt.
Pennsylvania duo focuses on “antique skyscrapers.”
A $100,000 reward has been offered for help in finding those responsible. Mayor Lori Lightfoot called the act ‘disturbing.’ Gov. J.B. Pritzker condemned the incident.
“Folks know me,” the 66-year-old Garcia told the Sun-Times. “They know what I’ve done.” In 2015, Garcia, now a Democratic congressman, forced then-Mayor Rahm Emanuel into Chicago’s first mayoral runoff election.
The Illinois legislature now has its first Vietnamese American member, as well as the first Arab Americans in years. Illinois also elected its first Latina to Congress.
Rochford thanked her supporters about 10:30 p.m. after her Republican opponent, Mark Curran, called to concede in the newly drawn suburban 2nd District.
Kash Gustafson, 8, carries on the family tradition of Illinois record shovelnose sturgeon, only he went one better and also appears to have caught the world record.
In prewritten remarks sent to reporters, Gov. J.B. Pritzker was prepared to say Bailey had conceded, and it was a sign that democracy works. That appeared to be a rosy scenario. Bailey did not concede until nearly 90 minutes after the governor spoke.
Illinois’ first Asian American senator now becomes its first woman reelected to a Senate seat.