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Chicago Reader

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions

(312) 392-2970


Small town government, Chicago-style politics
05/23/2019 2:00pm

Lyonss mayor, son of the former town boss who went to prison, is building clout in the western suburbs amid claims of cozy deals, including the purchase of his own house. The Reader is publishing this story in partnership with the Better Government Association. One-time Lyons Mayor Ken Getty was sentenced to five years in prison for stealing from his west suburban village and, upon his release in 2004, he vowed revenge on political enemies he blamed for his downfall.

Civic engagement doesn’t die in prison
05/23/2019 12:00pm

A state bill outlines an education program for those about to be released. In 1992, Nasir Blackwell was desperate.

Ready for reform, Chicago?
05/22/2019 10:33pm

Mayor Lightfoot vows to change the city from the ways of Rahm. As a sign of my commitment to a new Chicago, I went to Mayor Lori Lightfoots inauguration at the DePaul basketball arena, thus breaking my old pledge to never, ever set foot in that place.

David Reifman has left the building
05/17/2019 4:42pm

As the Department of Planning and Development commissioner departs, megadevelopers lose one of their biggest cheerleaders. Alderman Scott Waguespack 32nd was grilling a witness about the assessed value of property sold by the city to a developer when the witness interrupted.

Attorneys improve tenants’ chances of avoiding eviction
05/16/2019 6:00am

But not by much, a new database shows. A new database of Chicago eviction records published by the Lawyers Committee for Better Housing shows that between 2010 and 2017, on average, 79.8 percent of landlords in eviction court had a lawyer, while only 11.2 percent of tenants did.

Chicago Sun-Times

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

(312) 321-3000


Chicago Tribune

160 N Stetson Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 222-3232


Analysis: Here's why overturning Roe v. Wade wouldn't turn back the clock to 1973
05/26/2019 4:55pm

A wave of state abortion bans has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned Although far from a certainty, even with increased conservative clout on the Supreme Court, a reversal of Roe would mean abortion policy...

2 injured in separate shootings in Evanston, police say
05/26/2019 4:50pm

Two people were shot in Evanston on Saturday, and authorities there are investigating a second shooting in the near north suburb later that night, locating shell casings but no victims, officials said. A woman, 24, and a man, 33, were injured in one of the shootings reported by Evanston police...

33 shot, 5 fatally, so far in Chicago during Memorial Day weekend
05/26/2019 4:50pm

By Sunday afternoon of Memorial Day weekend, Chicago police had responded to the shootings of 33 people, five of whom died of their injuries, officials said. The grim tally grew as a shooting Sunday about 6 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street left two dead and three injured. The shooting...

Kris Bryant exits after colliding with Jason Heyward in Cubs' 10-2 loss to the Reds
05/26/2019 4:50pm

The Cubs 10-2 loss Sunday went from bad to worse in the sixth inning. Already trailing 6-0 to the Reds, Jason Heyward and Kris Bryant collided in right-center field. Heyward tried to catch a ball hit by Eugenio Suarez, but he smashed into Bryant, coming from right field. Bryant exited the game,...

Cubs vs. Reds
05/26/2019 4:48pm

Photos from the Cubs-Reds game on May 26, 2019, at Wrigley Field.

Crain's Chicago Business

150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 649-5200


Daily Herald

155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005   Directions

(847) 427-4300


85% of those who'd pay more under graduated income tax would be from Chicago and suburbs
05/25/2019 4:02pm

More than 85 percent of the taxpayers who would have to pay more under Gov. J.B. Pritzkers graduated income tax plan live in Chicago and the suburbs, according to a Daily Herald analysis of state records.

Constable: How teardrop earrings symbolize wounds of war
05/26/2019 7:46am

Gregory I. Goto brought his mother a pair of gold earrings when he returned home from the Vietnam War in 1968. When Cecilia Goto discovered the precious metal came from dead Viet Cong, she knew what she had to do.

'Jim-of-all-trades' a vital volunteer at St. Charles shelter
05/25/2019 4:06pm

Youve heard the expression jack-of-all-trades. Well, Lazarus House in St. Charles has a Jim-of-all-trades. Since December 2017, Jim Aikens has volunteered in numerous capacities at the homeless shelter -- his efforts ranging from meal prep and serving Fridays for lunch, to picking up groceries, refinishing tables and even helping build a parade float.

Hundreds gather in Des Plaines to remember Flight 191 crash
05/26/2019 2:53pm

Mourners gathered Saturday in Des Plaines to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191.

6 new attractions to check out this summer in the suburbs
05/26/2019 7:07am

Summer 2019 promises some exciting additions to summers staples, including the Spring Awakening Festival in Hoffman Estates and the debut of one of the fastest roller coasters ever constructed.

Extra Bilingual Newspaper

3906 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647   Directions

(773) 252-3534


Lawndale News

5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions

(708) 656-6400


Hundreds in Rally Show Support for Roe vs. Wade
05/23/2019 6:20am

In response to legislation effectively banning abortion in states across the country most recently including Georgia, Alabama and neighboring Missouri hundreds of reproductive health care supporters gathered at... Read more

Avoid Illness While Traveling Memorial Day Weekend
05/23/2019 6:19am

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. According to AAA, more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend by car, plane, or train. Nothing ruins a... Read more

Department of Public Health Identifies Possible Measles Exposures in Chicago
05/23/2019 6:18am

The Chicago Department of Public Health CDPH on May 17 identified an individual with a confirmed measles infection in Chicago. CDPH is working closely with the highest-risk locations to contact... Read more

Illinois Agencies Support Point of Use Filters to Reduce Lead Exposure
05/23/2019 6:17am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC indicates there is no safe blood lead level in children. Lead exposures come from a combination of environmental sources, which may include... Read more

Cook County Health Releases Statement on Federal Regulations, Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority
05/23/2019 6:16am

Today, the County of Cook, which includes Cook County Health, joined the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago, and many other states and jurisdictions as plaintiffs in a federal... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890


MISSING: Brian Mondragon, 13, Last Seen In Little Village
05/26/2019 4:38pm

Brian Mondragon, 13, has been reported missing, Chicago police said. He was last seen Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood.

Odorizzi, Two More Homers Give Twins 7-0 Win Over White Sox
05/26/2019 4:32pm

The Minnesota Twins completed a sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 7-0 win on Sunday.

Woman Sexually Assaulted Overnight In Lincoln Park
05/26/2019 4:29pm

A woman was sexually assaulted early Saturday morning in Lincoln Park, Chicago police said.

Police Officer Injured In Rogers Park Car Accident
05/26/2019 3:10pm

A Chicago police officer was injured in an accident in the Rogers Park neighborhood on Sunday.

Chicago’s Violent Memorial Day Weekend Claims Five Lives
05/26/2019 2:50pm

As the Memorial Day weekend continues, Chicago police have responded to at least two dozen shootings.


205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 565-5532


WGN Radio

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

(312) 222-4700


Pinch Hitters 05/26/19: Road trip! Jon Hansen Chats to Justin Scarred About Route 66 and More!
05/26/2019 2:24pm

Jon Hansen sits in for Dave Plier on this Memorial Day weekend. Its a fun show getting you into the spirit of summer road trips We get the show started off with YouTuber Justin Scarred. Justin has traveled up and down The Mother Road, and documents it all on his YouTube channelhere. Later Jon takes your phone calls and texts about some of your favorite road trip experiences.

Memorial Day: We Remember
05/26/2019 1:33pm

Dean joins everyone throughout the United States to pause, reflect, and commemorate those who lost their lives while serving in the defense of our nation.

Matilda: The Musical
05/26/2019 1:28pm

The cast of Matilda: The Musical, joins Dean to talk about their award-winning show, and they perform two hit songs, My House and Naughty.

Food Time Segment: Jamie Purviance
05/26/2019 1:27pm

Finally, for Deans food time segment, we get a call from Jamie Purviance, a Weber Grill expert and author, to discuss his new cookbook, Memorial Day BBQ tips, and takes listener questions.

Rocketman Interviews: Taron Egerton, Elton John, Bernie Taupin, & Boy George
05/26/2019 1:26pm

Dean shares his interviews with Taron Egerton, Elton John, Bernie Taupin, and Boy George, from the Rocketman red carpet in London.


2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311


Korean War vet’s family couldn’t be at his funeral, so thousands of strangers attended
05/26/2019 4:15pm

Thousands of people, some of whom drove hundreds of miles, packed the funeral of a Korean War veteran theyd never met when they heard his family couldnt come. Hezekiah Perkins had prepared for the funeral more than 20 years ago. Hed prepaid for the ceremony and the burial, the funeral home said on its Facebook page. But when the day finally came this week, Perkins relatives couldnt make the trip to Cincinnati, Ohio, because of health issues. So, Spring Grove

Hawaii woman rescued from forest told self not to give up
05/26/2019 4:03pm

WAILUKU, Hawaii A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago said she at times struggled not to give up. Amanda Eller told theNew York Timesthat despite these moments, she told herself the only option I had was life or death. I heard this voice that said, If you want to live, keep going. And as soon as I would doubt my intuition and try to go

Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29
05/26/2019 4:00pm

EL RENO, Okla. A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles 160 kilometers away, authorities said Sunday. The first tornado touched down in El Reno, about 25 miles 40 kilometers west of Oklahoma City, late Saturday night. It crossed an interstate and walloped the American Budget Value Inn before

Elderly woman dies from injuries after police vehicles collide, crash into car
05/26/2019 3:51pm

CHICAGO An elderly woman died from her injuries after two police vehicles collided with each other, and then crashed into several other cars Saturday night, family and police confirm. Cell phone video of the crash shows a marked CPD van with its lights and siren on going through a red light and crashing into an unmarked police SUV, which also had its lights on, as it entered the intersection at Division and Laramie around 10 p.m. Saturday. After the

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office
05/26/2019 3:49pm

LOS ANGELES Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.s live-action remake of Aladdin crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogramming to the family pic: The critically acclaimed teen comedy Booksmart and the horror movie Brightburn. But the strategy didnt quite work. Aladdin did better than expected, grossing an estimated $86.1 million to take the top


190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 750-7777


Stop the violence: Chicago youth programs, resources
08/06/2050 12:24pm

Have you or someone you know been affected by violence in your community The following is a list of resources in Chicago that are ready to help.

Submit a drawing to the Weather Sketchers Club
12/31/2020 12:00am

Hey kids Were looking for new members of the ABC7 Weather Sketchers Club

Bus engulfed by flames in Charlotte, 1 killed
05/26/2019 4:35pm

A privately-owned bus has been engulfed by flames in North Carolinas biggest city and one person has died.

Maui woman Amanda Eller missing for more than 2 weeks found alive, police say
05/26/2019 4:22pm

A woman who went missing in Hawaii for more than two weeks has been found alive, Maui police said.

Severe Midwest weather: 2 dead, 29 injured after tornado strikes Oklahoma
05/26/2019 4:13pm

DEADLY STORMS: More than 100 tornadoes were reported across eight states over a 4-day period.

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