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Woman hit by gunfire while inside South Side home, Chicago police says 02/24/2024 6:02am

A bullet pierces the window of a South Side home Friday night, striking a woman in the leg, Chicago police said.

'Bring Chicago Home' real estate transfer tax question on primary ballot is invalid, judge rules 02/24/2024 5:16am

A judge has ruled the Bring Chicago Home question on the March primary ballot is invalid, siding with a group of real estate and development groups who sued.

United Airlines checked bag fee going up, copying similar move by American, starting Saturday 02/23/2024 10:46pm

United said Friday it will raise fees beginning with tickets booked on Saturday.

How blues legend Buddy Guy was shaped by the Chicago music scene 02/23/2024 10:45pm

Buddy Guy may be a son of the south, but hes a man of Chicago blues and the city has shaped his legendary guitar licks that have influenced rock stars all around the world.

Ineligible Kenwood Academy basketball players, coaches' legal challenge against IHSA ruling denied 02/23/2024 10:39pm

Five athletes and two coaches from the Kenwood Academy boys basketball team asked a judge Friday for an temporary restraining order to allow them to rejoin their team in the state tournament.

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Security guard shot, killed at Family Dollar in Austin 02/23/2024 3:31pm

CHICAGO -- A 43-year-old man has died Friday afternoon after being shot multiple times at a Family Dollar in Chicagos Austin neighborhood. According to the Chicago Police Department, officers responded to a shooting at the Family Dollar on the 5400 block of West Chicago Avenue in the citys Austin neighborhood just before 2 p.m. on ...

Family: Steve 'Mongo' McMichael released from hospital 02/23/2024 6:53pm

NEW LENOX, Ill. Former Chicago Bears great Steve Mongo McMichael was released from the hospital and returned home Friday evening, a family source told WGN News. A publicist released the following statement to WGN News: Steve Mongo McMichael has returned home to receive 24/7 nursing care. He was admitted to the hospital last Thursday. ...

Snow likely for Friday rush hour; 'Pneumonia front' to send temps plunging 02/23/2024 12:19pm

CHICAGO Get ready for some fast changing weather A temp-plunging, wind-shifting pneumonia front is expected to blow into the Chicago area Friday afternoon into Friday night. First a drop in temps Winds in Chicago are to shift North/Northeast and temps are to plunge from the mild 50s to the low to mid 30s by ...

Chicago Bears make 2 new additions to coaching staff 02/23/2024 6:15pm

CHICAGO The Chicago Bears made two new additions to their coaching staff Friday, hiring an offensive assistant and a new assistant defensive line coach. The Bears hired Ryan Griffin to be an offensive assistant, who will primarily work with quarterbacks and wide receivers, and Bryan Bing to be their new assistant defensive line coach. ...

'This is our moment': Creators of 'Welcome Home Franklin' explain how special came to be 02/23/2024 5:26pm

When Charles Schultz, the cartoonist creator of Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang, introduced Franklin, the cartoon strips first black character, he made headlines. And Franklin is still making news. Thanks to a new TV special, a 50-year-old controversial scene that went viral last year, is getting a do- over. A ...

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Best cannabis community-building organization 02/22/2024 4:59pm

Stoners can all agree that weed has a special way of bringing people together. Strangers quickly turn into friends as ideas are shared along with a joint. High Focus Media is a Chicago organization that uses regular pop-ups to capture the magic of these simple human interactions in a way thats accessible to everyone. Led The post Best cannabis community-building organization appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Best place to be queer and country 02/22/2024 3:43pm

Silence is deadlllly chided a man in cowboy boots and leather harness as he tossed a pointed look at the DJ. The DJ, good-natured, shouted something back. Even with a lull in the music, it was still raucous inside Charlies bar. Outside, it was 14 degrees, but inside, paper fans beat the air, and condensation The post Best place to be queer and country appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Best 14th-inning stretch 02/22/2024 3:09pm

Nothing prepared me for the peculiar ennui that settled into my bones as I watched my favorite Chicagoland minor league baseball team fail to bring their first championship game to a decisive conclusion on a crisp September evening. The Chicago Dogs of Rosemont won the American Association of Professional Baseballs east division on Thursday, September The post Best 14th-inning stretch appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Review: Io Capitano 02/22/2024 1:57pm

The film explores the many faces of migrant exploitation, from small-time grifters operating fake passport rackets to human trafficking and onward into the pitched depths of human evil.The post Review: Io Capitano appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender (Season one) 02/22/2024 1:57pm

The adaptation hits the major plot points from season one and keeps all your favorite battles. But whether or not the show succeeds at keeping the heart of the source material is up for debate.The post Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season one appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Chicago Sun-Times
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Today in History: Russia begins full-scale invasion of Ukraine 02/24/2024 4:00am

On Feb. 24, 2022, Russia began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, launching airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending troops and tanks from multiple directions.

Illinois agrees to tougher oversight of polluters in low-income communities, resolving civil rights complaint about Chicago scrap shredder 02/23/2024 8:01pm

Gov. J.B. Pritzkers administration vowed Friday to take a more rigorous look at polluters before allowing them to operate or expand in low-income communities.

New city buildings chief was found negligent in botched Little Village smokestack implosion 02/23/2024 7:51pm

Mayor Brandon Johnson selects Marlene Hopkins as interim buildings head. She oversaw the 2020 Crawford plant implosion that covered neighborhood in dust and debris.

Man accused of human smuggling near U.S.-Canada border is arrested at O’Hare 02/23/2024 7:22pm

Harshkumar Ramanlal Patel faces two charges of smuggling people into the U.S and is connected with the January 2022 exposure deaths of a family of four from India, per court records.

Gov. J.B Pritzker’s budget proposal offers mixed bag on taxes 02/23/2024 6:32pm

While Illinoisans would see lower totals on their grocery receipts under Gov. J.B. Pritzkers proposed budget, a low-key tweak on income tax calculations would result in a few less dollars on tax returns next year.

Crain's Chicago Business
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Robbie Gould set to be new football coach at Rolling Meadows 02/23/2024 10:17am

Rolling Meadows High School found a familiar name to be its next football coach.

Board of review attorney admonishes commissioner in letter to Bears 02/23/2024 8:11pm

In a letter to the Chicago Bears Friday, the Cook County Board of Reviews attorney admonished Commissioner Samantha Steele for disclosing details about deliberations over the value of the former Arlington International Racecourse site the team now owns.

13-year-old charged after bringing loaded gun to Gurnee middle school 02/23/2024 5:13pm

A 13-year-old student at Viking Middle School in Gurnee is facing weapons charges after police said the boy brought a loaded firearm to school Friday.

Hanover Park man killed in shooting inside Chicago store 02/23/2024 10:32pm

A Hanover Park man is dead after being shot multiple times inside a Family Dollar store on the 5400 block of West Chicago Avenue Friday afternoon, according to Chicago police.

Krishnamoorthi describes differences, significance of second diplomatic trip to Taiwan 02/23/2024 3:49pm

Eighteen months after his first diplomatic visit to Taiwan, Democratic Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of Schaumburg described his second this week as significantly different in both the bipartisan makeup of the U.S. delegation as well as in the lack of a bombastic response it generated from China.


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13-year-old student arrested for bringing gun to Gurnee middle school: police 02/23/2024 9:25pm

Police in north suburban Gurnee arrested a 13-year-old boy who brought a gun to school on Friday, causing a soft lockdown, according to authorities. The Viking Middle School student was taken to the Gurnee Police Department for questioning and later charged with unlawful possession of a weapon in school, police said in a news release. He was later released into...

‘My heart hurts so bad:' Family mourns security guard shot and killed at Austin business 02/23/2024 9:07pm

A family was left heartbroken after a gunman shot and killed a father of four who was working as a security guard at a dollar store in Chicagos Austin neighborhood, according to relatives and police. At around 1:38 p.m., police were called to Family Dollar, 5410 W. Chicago Ave., where a man had been shot. According to authorities, a 43-year-old...

Man wanted for impersonating mail carrier in the Loop: US Postal Inspection Service 02/23/2024 8:13pm

A reward of up to $100,000 is being offered for information regarding a suspect wanted for impersonating a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier in Chicago, according to authoirities. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service on Friday afternoon released surveillance photos of an individual wearing a postal worker uniform. The suspect, who is wanted in connection with mail theft, entered corporate and...

An Illinois woman lost her wallet 28 years ago in Arizona. Someone recently stumbled upon it 02/23/2024 6:43pm

A suburban woman who lost her wallet nearly 30 years ago while on vacation recently got quite the surprise. A doctor found the wallet right where Julia Hsia lost it in a river. In 1995, Hsia and her boyfriend at the time took a trip to the Grand Canyon State to see her cousin. During the vacation, Hsia, her...

LIVE RADAR: As snow arrives, track conditions in your community 02/23/2024 6:16pm

The Chicago areas first snowstorm of the year has arrived, but depending on where you live, the conditions can look very different.

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Attorney Burt Odelson on why Dolton Mayor Tiffany Henyard should be investigated 02/23/2024 6:17pm

Attorney Burt Odelson joins Lisa Dent to explain why the Dolton Board of Trustees approved a resolution calling for an investigation into Mayor Tiffany Henyard. Odelson is serving as legislative counsel for the Village of Dolton Board of Trustees. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow LisaDentSpeaksFollow SteveBertrand Follow kpowell720 Follow maryvandeveldeFollow LaurenLapka

Restaurant Week events across the greater Chicagoland area 02/23/2024 2:52pm

Restaurant Week is a great opportunity for communities to promote their restaurants and for food lovers in the area to try new things at an affordable price. While Chicago Restaurant Weeks 17 day celebration wrapped up early in February, but north side neighborhoods and other towns west, north and south of the city are ready ...

Where does Chicago rank among cities with people in financial distress 02/23/2024 4:51pm

Ilyce Glink, financial journalist and CEO of Best Money Moves, joins Lisa Dent to talk about a report from WalletHub that ranked the cities with the most people in financial distress, what factors led to the rankings, and where Chicago sits on the list. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow LisaDentSpeaksFollow SteveBertrand Follow kpowell720 Follow ...

Chicago Way w/John Kass: Panic at City Hall 02/23/2024 4:30pm

Chicago Way w/John Kass 02/23/24: News Director for Floridas Voice, Anita Padilla is back with a breakdown of why the citizens of Chicago are coming out in droves to give Mayor Brandon Johnson a piece of their mind as migrants pour into the countries major cities, disrupting everyday life. Plus, Kasso wonders if Cook County ...

Blackhawks find a disappointing result in OT against Winnipeg Jets 02/23/2024 11:34pm

Joe Brand recaps the Blackhawks 3-2 OT loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Joe and Troy discuss the disappointing loss tonight and how the Hawks worked to come back from their deficit. We hear some postgame audio from coach Richardson and some callers who were disappointed in Bedards effort. The Blackhawks remain home to take on ...

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