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Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader

(312) 392-2970

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions

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Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times

(312) 321-3000

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

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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune

(312) 222-3232

160 N Stetson Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

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Ex-Chicago Bears star Dan Hampton gets one year probation in Indiana drunken driving case
01/18/2022 12:23pm

Dan Hampton, three miles from his Winfield home, claimed he had five beers at a friends house in Lowell, documents said. Later at the hospital, he learned his blood alcohol level was .189. The legal limit in Indiana is .08.

2 dead, 5 injured in fire at Kenosha senior apartment complex
01/18/2022 9:26am

Two people died in the fire and five others were hospitalized two of them with injuries considered life-threatening, according to fire officials.

Notable deaths of 2022
01/18/2022 12:00am

Here are some of the celebrities and newsmakers who died in 2022.

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa arrested on drug charges at Dulles Airport
01/17/2022 6:53pm

Mensa, who grew up in the citys Hyde Park neighborhood, was a member of the band, Kids These Days and released the solo album, The Autobiography in 2017.

Crain's Chicago Business
Crain's Chicago Business

(312) 649-5200

150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

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Daily Herald
Daily Herald

(847) 427-4300

155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005   Directions

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COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations down 8.5% since Friday, 135 more deaths recorded
01/18/2022 11:30am

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Illinois have declined 8.5 since Friday, the last time health officials released patient figures.

'Our schools need help': Most districts in Illinois face a worsening teacher shortage
01/18/2022 7:30am

School officials across Illinois say a shortage of teachers and substitutes is forcing them to cancel course offerings, move them online or fill open positions with people who are not fully qualified.

Suburban pastor recalls how MLK inspired churches to action
01/16/2022 9:04pm

Glen Ellyn pastor James Shannon was 7 years old when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. first came to Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. He was inspired by Kings activism and saw how the best vehicle for change was through the church.

Palatine turns down affordable housing plan
01/17/2022 9:19pm

Its all but certainly the end of the road for a Wisconsin developers plan for an affordable housing building in Palatine that had been widely opposed by residents.

Hub Arkush: Betting favorites clear in Bears coaching search, but they make no sense
01/18/2022 5:55am

The betting odds are talking and have favorites for the Bears head coach opening. But they sure are head-scratchers.

Extra Bilingual Newspaper
Extra Bilingual Newspaper

(773) 252-3534

3906 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647   Directions

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Lawndale News
Lawndale News

(708) 656-6400

5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions

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Representatives García, Ocasio-Cortez, and Jayapal Urge Secretary Yellen to Oppose IMF Surcharge Policy
01/13/2022 6:17am

On Monday, Representatives Jess Chuy Garca IL-04, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez NY-14, Pramila Jayapal WA-07, and 15 Members of Congress, sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging her to use... Read more

Comptroller Mendoza Extends COVID Break for Struggling Taxpayers
01/13/2022 6:16am

Illinois continued struggle against COVID-19 leadsIllinoisComptroller Susana A. Mendoza to announce that for a second year, low-to-moderate-incomeworking families inIllinois will not have unpaid fines deducted from their state income tax... Read more

Historic Domestic Workers Contract Requirements Take Effect
01/13/2022 6:15am

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago, recently has become one of the first major cities to require employers provide contracts to domestic workers. As of January 1, 2022, all nannies, care workers,... Read more

Choose Chicago, United Airlines Announces Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Apprenticeship
01/13/2022 6:14am

Choose Chicago understands that while tourism and hospitality play a pivotal role in the citys workforce development and economic vitality, BIPOC Black, Indigenous, and People of Color talent and leadership... Read more

City of Chicago Announces Adam Gross to Serve as Executive Director of the Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability
01/13/2022 6:13am

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced that Adam Gross has been appointed to serve as the first-ever Executive Director of the newly created Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability. In... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

(312) 899-2890

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

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Cook County Opening 3 Mass Vaccination Sites This Week
01/18/2022 12:57pm

Were not going to fully protect against Omicron, but we can protect against the complications, and thats really the goal of the vaccinations, said Dr. Gregory Huhn, COVID-19 vaccination coordinator for Cook County Health.

Man Seriously Wounded In Shooting In Hyde Park; Possibly Involving University Of Chicago Police
01/18/2022 12:38pm

A man was seriously wounded in a shooting late Tuesday morning in Hyde Park, in an incident which might have involved University of Chicago Police.

Garfield Park Conservatory Agave Plant Reaches New Heights
01/18/2022 11:20am

Its now 15 feet tall and still growing. It was only expected to be just four to six feet.

2 Dead, 5 Injured After Fire At Senior Community Apartments In Kenosha
01/18/2022 11:13am

Two people are dead after a fire broke out at an apartment building in a senior community in Kenosha Monday night.

Patients Left With A Lot Of Questions After Center For Covid Control Testing Sites Temporarily Shut Down, State Investigates Complaints
01/18/2022 10:00am

Dozens of COVID-19 testing sites in the Chicago area are closed this week, as state investigators look into complaints about the conditions inside and confusion over results.

WFLD TV - FOX 32
WFLD TV - FOX 32

(312) 565-5532

205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

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WGN Radio
WGN Radio

(312) 222-4700

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

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Remembering Chicago TV legend Bill Jackson
01/18/2022 12:52pm

Chicago childrens television legend Bill Jackson has died at age 86. He was known for a series of shows including Cartoon Town, BJ & the Dirty Dragon and Gigglesnort Hotel and characters including Dirty Dragon, Mother Plumtree, the Professor, Weird and The Blob. Puppets and props from his shows can be seen at the Museum ...

Dr. Ian Smith on his latest weight-loss book: 'BURN MELT SHRED'
01/18/2022 11:08am

Dr. Ian Smith joined Bob Sirott to promote his new book, BURN MELT SHRED: Transform Your Body in 8 Weeks. He described the 8-week process to help everyone lose weight without feeling like theyre actually on a plan. Dr. Smith also talked about the Facebook group that he set up where people can join and ...

How to order your free at-home COVID tests from the federal government
01/18/2022 11:48am

The White House is prepared to send 500 million free at-home COVID-19 tests to Americans. Heres how to order yours.

Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Denzel Washington, 'Moon Knight', and Orlando Bloom's bad habits
01/18/2022 10:58am

Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joined Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Dean has details on the first trailer for the Marvel Cinematic Universes newest series: Moon Knight. Dean play a clip of his interview with Denzel Washington. Later on, Bob and Dean discuss Katy Perry revealing Orlando Blooms bad habits, ...

Previewing next week's Fed meeting
01/18/2022 10:50am

Paul Nolte is a Senior VP at Kingsview Wealth Management. He joined Bob Sirott to talk about the Fed meeting happening next week where they will discuss how markets will react to higher interest rates. Paul also had thoughts on the bond market moving forward, as well as the disconnect between the economic data and the ...

WGN TV - CW 9
WGN TV - CW 9

(773) 528-2311

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

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US faces wave of omicron deaths in coming weeks, models say
01/18/2022 11:28am

The fast-moving omicron variant may cause less severe disease on average, but COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are climbing and modelers forecast 50,000 to 300,000 more Americans could die by the time the wave subsides in mid-March. The seven-day rolling average for daily new COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. has been trending upward since mid-November, ...

Woman, 49, dies days after being shot in head while driving on South Side
01/18/2022 11:47am

CHICAGO A 49-year-old woman who was shot in the head while driving Friday on the citys South Side has died. According to the Cook County medical examiners office, Tamiko L. Talbert died Sunday at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Police said Talbert was driving on the 7100 block of S. Artesian Avenue around 4:40 ...

How to order your free at-home COVID tests from the federal government
01/18/2022 12:17pm

The White House is prepared to send 500 million free at-home COVID-19 tests to Americans. Heres how to order yours.

3 dead, multiple injured following fire at Kenosha senior home
01/18/2022 4:40am

KENOSHA, Wis. Three people were killed and several others were injured after firefighters battled a fire at a senior home in Kenosha Monday night, according to police. Police and fire officials have yet to release details about the fire, which was reported at approximately 9:30 p.m. Monday in the Saxony Manor community at 1870 ...

Browns' McDowell arrested on public exposure, other charges
01/18/2022 11:04am

CLEVELAND AP Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Malik McDowell has been arrested in Florida on charges that include exposing himself in public. According to a police report, McDowell has been charged in Deerfield Beach with aggravated battery on an officer, resisting arrest with violence and exposure of sex organ in public. The Browns said they ...

WLS TV - ABC 7
WLS TV - ABC 7

(312) 750-7777

190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

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WATCH TODAY: Newsom to announce colleges that will take part in Californians for All College Corps
01/18/2022 12:54pm

Today, Governor Newsom is set to announce the 45 California colleges and universities chosen to take part in his Californians for All College Corps.

Illinois COVID: IL reports 20,483 new cases, 36 deaths
01/18/2022 12:45pm

Illinois public health officials reported 20,483 new COVID cases and 36 related deaths Tuesday.

Person wounded in shoot-out with University of Chicago police in Hyde Park, CFD says
01/18/2022 12:44pm

A person was shot during a shoot-out with University of Chicago police Tuesday morning, CFD said.

2 teens wounded in West Englewood, CFD says
01/18/2022 12:43pm

Two teenagers have been wounded in a shooting in the West Englewood neighborhood Tuesday, the Chicago Fire Department said.

White House soft-launches COVID-19 test request website
01/18/2022 12:27pm

The website now includes a link for Americans to order four free tests per residential address, to be delivered by the Postal Service.

WMAQ TV - NBC 5
WMAQ TV - NBC 5

(312) 836-5555

454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

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Website for Free COVID Tests From Government Launches Early at ‘Limited Capacity'
01/18/2022 11:35am

Free at-home rapid COVID test kits were slated to be available for order through a government website starting Wednesday, but many users reported being able to place their orders late Tuesday morning.

When and How You Can Get Free COVID Test Kits From the Government
01/18/2022 11:03am

Beginning this week, free at-home rapid COVID test kits will be available for order through a government website. But how many can you order, which tests will you be sent and when will actually get them

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Mass Vaccination Sites Reopen, Free At-Home COVID Tests
01/18/2022 7:43am

Heres what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today.

Booster Shots and Omicron: Side Effects, Eligibility and More
01/18/2022 7:30am

The omicron variant has led to a heightened push for booster shots around the country, with more ages becoming eligible and some groups now able to get their extra dose sooner than others.

2 Killed in Fire at Senior Community Apartment Building in Kenosha
01/18/2022 6:21am

A fire at an apartment building for seniors in Kenosha left at least two people dead and two others fighting for their lives Monday.

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