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Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader

(312) 392-2970

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions


‘One shot and a cover-up’
04/19/2021 2:30pm

A dispatch from a protest for Adam Toledo and against police brutality Theres no reason a mother should be burying her kid, the mother of Marc Anthony Nevarez, who was killed by the police last October, shouted into the microphone.

The National LGBTQ Workers Center aims to end harassment on the job
04/19/2021 12:55pm

A first-of-its kind resource center is working to empower the queer workforce about their rights after a spate of historic civil rights victories. I remember the first time someone harassed me at work for being queer. I was around 15, and I was a volunteer junior counselor at a local summer day camp.

Silent senses
04/16/2021 10:40am

For some the long-haul COVID-19 loss of taste and smell is more than an inconvenienceits a loss of livelihood. In January 2020, I was the owner of a highly respected catering company, FIG Catering. I loved food and was most happy developing menus, testing recipes, and being in the chaotic excitement of live, in-person events.

Hands up, don’t shoot
04/15/2021 3:00pm

Video released Thursday shows that 13-year-old Adam Toledo was unarmed and raising his hands when he was killed by police. The citys Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Thursday released multiple videos detailing the police shooting death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, offering for the first time a complete look at the Little Village teens final moments and confirming that Toledo had his hands raised, without a weapon, when he was killed.

By the numbers
04/15/2021 10:10am

A local nonprofit, Lighthouse Foundation, is surveying some of the citys largest LGBTQ institutions and will be grading them on just how far their diversity and inclusion goes. After cutting its teeth protesting racism in Boystown, local nonprofit Lighthouse Foundation plans to survey five of the largest LGBTQ focused organizations in the city, with the goal of grading each organization on their top-down diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times

(312) 321-3000

30 N Racine Ave 3rd Fl
Chicago, IL 60607   Directions


Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune

(312) 222-3232

160 N Stetson Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


Illinois Senate backs bill that would make Juneteenth an official state holiday
04/23/2021 11:13am

A bill that would make Juneteenth National Freedom Day the 13th official state holiday was approved by the Illinois Senate Thursday and is headed to the House floor.

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Friday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
04/23/2021 10:27am

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Stray bullets from gunfight hit unmarked Chicago police squad car, CTA bus shelter in West Englewood
04/23/2021 9:26am

One person was in custody and at least one other was being sought after stray bullets from a gunfight between people in two cars hit an unmarked Chicago police squad car and a CTA bus shelter Thursday night in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said.

Man found dead in Little Village fire that displaced 4 others
04/23/2021 8:33am

A 53-year-old man died after emergency crews found in him in a burning Little Village apartment early Friday, according to officials.

1 dead, 1 injured in shooting outside apartment building near Niles, Glenview, police say
04/23/2021 7:47am

An 18-year-old man was killed and another teenager seriously injured in a shooting outside an apartment building near Niles, police said.

Crain's Chicago Business
Crain's Chicago Business

(312) 649-5200

150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


Daily Herald
Daily Herald

(847) 427-4300

155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005   Directions


Has supply caught up with COVID-19 vaccine demand?
04/22/2021 6:44pm

While a steady stream of people took advantage of the new walk-in policy at the Tinley Park Convention Centers mass vaccination site, health officials acknowledge the sites could handle many more people.

A new pooch park in Palatine? Resident leading campaign for another dog hangout
04/22/2021 9:42pm

Palatine resident Jason Sassorossi travels all the way to Wauconda to frequent a dog park on Lake County Forest Preserves land. He has started a petition to create a dog park in town.

Churchill Downs says Arlington Park sale offers expected by June
04/22/2021 5:20pm

Prospective buyers of the 326-acre property thats long been home to Arlington International Racecourse are expected to make their offers by the end of June, officials said Thursday.

Most colleges, universities will encourage -- not require -- COVID-19 vaccines for fall semester
04/22/2021 9:44pm

Most Illinois colleges and universities are encouraging students to get vaccinated before returning to campuses this fall, but officials say they wont make it mandatory.

Proposed state law would ban police from misleading young suspects
04/22/2021 9:40pm

For police trying to crack a tough case, one tool in the arsenal is deception -- letting suspects think theres strong evidence against them, even when theres none, in hopes of getting a confession. But an effort in Springfield this month aims to ban that kind of trickery when it comes to juveniles.

Extra Bilingual Newspaper
Extra Bilingual Newspaper

(773) 252-3534

3906 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647   Directions


Lawndale News
Lawndale News

(708) 656-6400

5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions


House Passes Bill Allowing Public Defenders to Represent Immigrants Facing Deportation
04/22/2021 6:17am

The Illinois House of Representatives voted last week to pass HB2790, which would give public defenders in Cook County the discretion to represent noncitizens before Chicagos Immigration Court. If the... Read more

Hernandez Passes Bipartisan Measure to Ensure the Counting of Undocumented Individuals in 2020 Census
04/22/2021 6:16am

Illinois is one step closer to being completely counted in the recent 2020 Census after state Rep. Elizabeth Lisa Hernandez, D-Cicero, passed legislation that will include all members of a... Read more

Los conserjes de SEIU Local 1 en Chicagoland ratifican nuevos y sólidos contratos
04/22/2021 6:15am

Service Employees International Union SEIU Los conserjes de primera lnea del Local 1, que han mantenido al pblico limpio y seguro durante la pandemia COVID-19, ratificaron nuevos y slidos contratos... Read more

SEIU Local 1 Chicagoland Janitors Ratify Strong New Contracts
04/22/2021 6:12am

Service Employees International Union SEIU Local 1 frontline janitors, who have kept the public clean and safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ratified strong new 3-year contracts that guarantee good annual... Read more

DPI and Wilbur Wright College Announce Partnership
04/22/2021 6:11am

The Discovery Partners Institute DPI and Wilbur Wright College announced a new partnership to support and develop promising and diverse tech talent in Illinois, with a focus on pathways into... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

(312) 899-2890

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions


Who Is Steve ‘Mongo’ McMichael?
04/23/2021 11:35am

Chicago Bears legend Steve McMichael revealed this week that he has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Here are some important facts about McMichael, his career and his current physical condition.

Mass Vaccination Site In Gary, Indiana Available For Appointments; Site Is Open To Illinois Residents
04/23/2021 11:29am

A mass vaccination site in Gary, Indiana has many openings available.

Community First Nurses: Administration Is Putting Workers, Patients At Risk For COVID
04/23/2021 11:17am

CBS 2 reached out to management at Community First but have not heard back yet.

Walk-Ins Begin Friday At Chicago-Operated COVID-19 Vaccine Sites
04/23/2021 11:11am

Vaccines are available to anyone 16 and older. However, teens under 18 need a parent or guardian.

‘It Could Be A Different Place’: How Climate Change Could Affect Lake Superior’s Future
04/23/2021 10:49am

As old as it is, Lake Superior is still evolving.


(312) 565-5532

205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


WGN Radio
WGN Radio

(312) 222-4700

303 E Wacker Dr 18th Fl
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


Behind the scenes: Watch John Williams' Speed Jokes for April 22, 2021
04/23/2021 10:45am

John Williams and Dave Eanet with the April 22, 2021 edition of Speed Jokes sponsored by Team Hochberg

The author of 'Can I Recycle This?' explains how to tell if you can recycle that
04/22/2021 7:13pm

Recycling expert & author of Can I Recycle This A Guide to Better Recycling and How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics, Jennie Romer joins Steve Bertrand on Chicagos Afternoon News with tips & tricks for recycling consumer products. Follow Your Favorite Chicagos Afternoon News Personalities on Twitter:Follow SteveBertrand Follow kpowell720 Follow maryvandeveldeFollow LaurenLapka

Bradley Whitford talks 'The Handmaid's Tale' season 4, 'The West Wing' and more
04/22/2021 10:55pm

Known for his beloved role as Josh Lyman on The West Wing, Emmy Award-winning actor Bradley Whitford has made a career of being ready for any role. He joins John Landecker to talk about the upcoming season premiere of The Handmaids Tale, the enduring popularity of The West Wing, and his very close connection to ...

Dr. Ian Smith talks new book, the best time to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner, and much more
04/23/2021 9:03am

Ian K. Smith, M.D. 1 New York Times bestselling author and host of the syndicated television show The Doctors, joined Bob Sitrott to talk about his new book Fast Burn, the benefits of intermittent fasting, the best time to eat your meals throughout the day and much more


(773) 528-2311

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions


Former Chicago Bear Steve 'Mongo' McMichael reveals he is battling ALS
04/23/2021 10:24am

CHICAGO Former Bears defensive lineman Steve McMichael revealed to WGNs Jarrett Payton this week that hes been diagnosed with 36-month onset ALS. McMichael, 63, was first diagnosed with ALS, also known asLou Gehrigs Disease, at the Mayo Clinic in January, a second opinion at Rush Hospital confirmed the Mayo Clinic diagnosis. Im not going ...

53-year-old man dead after Little Village fire, 4 other people displaced
04/23/2021 5:14am

CHICAGO A 53-year-old man was killed after a fire at a Little Village home, and four other people were displaced, The fire broke out around 3 a.m. Friday at a home on the 2600 block of South Harding Avenue. There were five people total in the house and four were able to get out. ...

Caitlyn Jenner announces run for governor of California
04/23/2021 9:25am

Former reality star, Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete and Republican Caitlyn Jenner announced Friday she has filed paperwork to run for governor of California.

Teen, 19, fatally shot in Little Village: police
04/23/2021 5:03am

CHICAGO A 19-year-old was shot and killed in the citys Little Village neighborhood, according to police. Chicago police said the teen was on the 2500 block of West Cermak Road, next to a Walmart, around 8 p.m. Thursday when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside started firing shots at the him. The 19-year-old ...


(312) 750-7777

190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


Chicago Weather: Cloudy with showers Friday
04/23/2021 11:38am

Cloudy with showers later Friday. Highs in the upper 50s.

Indiana COVID Update: IN reports 1,124 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths
04/23/2021 11:33am

Indiana public health officials announced 1,124 new COVID-19 cases and 5 additional deaths on Friday.

Eisenhower Expressway Shooting: Chicago police shoot suspect in Jaslyn Adams murder; charges pending against man
04/23/2021 11:20am

Chicago police say charges are pending against a man shot by officers on the Eisenhower Expressway Thursday afternoon.

Flaunt Fitness' pole dancing classes help women find their fit, confidence
04/23/2021 11:18am

At Flaunt Fitness in Philadelphia women are taking pole dancing classes to empower themselves and get a full body workout

'Superman' pharmacist races to vaccinate community
04/23/2021 11:12am

A Skippack, Pennsylvania pharmacist dressed as Superman is vaccinating the community against COVID-19 before the birth of his first child.


(312) 836-5555

454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions


Coronavirus in Indiana: 1,124 New Cases, 5 Additional Deaths, 52K Vaccinations
04/23/2021 4:21pm

Health officials in Indiana on Friday reported 1,124 new cases of coronavirus and five additional deaths, along with nearly 52,000 new vaccinations in the past day.

Indiana Bill Approved to Ban Government Vaccine Passports
04/23/2021 3:02pm

State or local governments in Indiana will be prohibited from issuing or requiring COVID-19 vaccine passports under a bill approved by state lawmakers.

Pharmacists Juggle Additional Tasks, Including COVID Tests and Vaccinations, Amid Pandemic
04/22/2021 10:12pm

Pharmacists always have played a key role in safeguarding the health of communities, but with pharmacies now filling prescriptions, testing for COVID and scheduling vaccinations, many are asking for a helping hand to keep everyone safe. The additional strain on pharmacies is being felt by many, including Alex Anderson, who owns Oswalds Pharmacy in suburban Naperville. Were making sure that...

Indiana Lawmakers Approve State Budget, Finish Session
04/23/2021 1:27pm

Indiana lawmakers wrapped a legislative session conducted under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday with nearly unanimous backing of a more robust state budget than they had imagined a few months ago.

Foxx Says She Didn't View Video of Adam Toledo Shooting in Advance
04/23/2021 12:23pm

Cook Countys top prosecutor said Thursday she bears the responsibility for not viewing the footage of 13-year-old Adam Toledos fatal shooting or reviewing the misleading description of his killing by Chicago police before it was read by prosecutors in court.

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