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Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions

(312) 392-2970


Loud & Proud
09/16/2019 6:00am

This comic has been created for the Reader to document the year-long, citywide event series Chicago 1919: Confronting the Race Riots. Coordinated by the Newberry Library and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the initiative seeks to address difficult history through community conversations across the city.v

‘I’m the bad guy now’: A retired cop on outing police misconduct
09/12/2019 7:00am

Bill Dorsch loved being a Chicago cop, then he witnessed misconduct by disgraced detective Reynaldo Guevara. .embed-container position: relative padding-bottom: 56.25 height: 0 overflow: hidden max-width: 100 .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed position: absolute top: 0 left: 0 width: 100 height: 100 This story is part of the Marshall Projects We Are Witnesses: Chicago series.

Celia Colón uses her story to inspire incarcerated women
09/12/2019 7:00am

The founder of Giving Others Dreams aims to transform the lives of prisoners through mental health workshops at the Cook County Jail. .embed-container position: relative padding-bottom: 56.25 height: 0 overflow: hidden max-width: 100 .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed position: absolute top: 0 left: 0 width: 100 height: 100 This story is part of the Marshall Projects We Are Witnesses: Chicago series.

Rewriting the narrative
09/12/2019 7:00am

This story is part of the Marshall Projects We Are Witnesses: Chicago series. In 15 direct-to-camera testimonies, this collection of videos gives voice to Chicagoans affected by the justice system.

Responsibility and recovery
09/12/2019 7:00am

Channyn Lynne Parker inspires incarcerated trans women to use trauma as the root of resilience. .embed-container position: relative padding-bottom: 56.25 height: 0 overflow: hidden max-width: 100 .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed position: absolute top: 0 left: 0 width: 100 height: 100 This story is part of the Marshall Projects We Are Witnesses: Chicago series.

Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times

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

(312) 321-3000


Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune

160 N Stetson Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 222-3232


Cubs playoff picture: 6 behind the Cardinals in the NL Central and 3 behind the Brewers for the 2nd wild card
09/21/2019 9:35pm

The Cardinals rallied for a 9-8 victory against the Cubs on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field, leaving the Cubs six games behind the National League Central Division leaders with seven games remaining. The Cubs also fell 3 games behind the Brewers for the second wild-card spot. Milwaukee routed...

Tracking Chicago homicide victims
09/18/2019 12:00am

The Chicago Tribune crime team tracks homicide victims in Chicago. Data represents number of victims, not shooting incidents.

Family finances: A break on inherited IRAs could disappear
09/03/2019 9:20am

The SECURE Act recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives is full of retiree-friendly provisions. But one way lawmakers plan to pay for them is by killing off the stretch IRA. This estate-planning tool allows non-spouse heirs to inherit an IRA and stretch withdrawals over their life...

15-year-old killed near Austin home dreamed of playing for White Sox: ‘I see the little boy, and I remember that forever’
09/03/2019 9:05am

Three years before his death, Davantae Jackson was walking the manicured grass of the White Sox ballpark, in awe of his opportunity to practice at the storied field. Known as Lefty, the 12-year-old was there with his team from the Garfield Park Little League, a program set up by community leaders...

Kevin Hart’s wife says he’s ‘going to be fine’ after car crash
09/03/2019 8:18am

Comic actor Kevin Harts wife says hes going to be just fine following a weekend car crash that left him with a major back injury. Eniko Hart was questioned by a TMZ reporter while visiting him at the hospital Monday. She gave no details beyond that assurance, and the actors press representatives...

Crain's Chicago Business
Crain's Chicago Business

150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 649-5200


Daily Herald
Daily Herald

155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005   Directions

(847) 427-4300


On last day of Arlington season, a dark cloud over track's future
09/21/2019 5:16pm

Dark storm clouds cast a literal and figurative shadow over Arlington International Racecourse Saturday afternoon, on what was the last day of racing for the season, and perhaps beyond.

Schaumburg mayor calls on Woodfield to add entrance barriers
09/21/2019 6:32pm

In the wake of chaotic scene at Schaumburgs Woodfield Mall Friday where a man drove an SUV into the mall, village officials are mandating protective barriers at all entrances to the mall in the future.

Suburban Heroes: DuPage sheriff's intern honored for coming to aid of deputy
09/21/2019 4:41pm

Frank Ficarra is only an intern, but he acted like an experienced sheriffs deputy when he came to DuPage County Sheriffs deputy Cpl. Eduardo Castillos aid in a potentially dangerous situation earlier this month.

Casino revenues fall, but video gambling bolsters state's wagering
09/21/2019 3:36pm

Gambling revenue hit its highest level ever last year with a take of more than $1.4 billion. The increase was almost solely due to a nearly $50 million spike in video gambling revenues, while casino revenue dropped again.

Northwest Community Hospital announces vision for cancer center
09/21/2019 10:33pm

Northwest Community Hospital officials are seeking to build a dedicated center for cancer treatment.

Extra Bilingual Newspaper
Extra Bilingual Newspaper

3906 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647   Directions

(773) 252-3534


Lawndale News
Lawndale News

5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions

(708) 656-6400


Fiestas Patrias Recap
09/19/2019 6:26am

Cicero celebrated another year of honoring the Mexican and Mexican-American residents with a weekend of fun-filled activities including, rides, music, food and a parade. The festival took place last weekend... Read more

The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance Presents the Exhibition ‘La Primera Parada’
09/19/2019 6:25am

The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance joins the nation and the world in commemorating 50 Years of Stonewall with the exhibition La Primera Parada The First Parade: Chicagos Stonewall Moments. The... Read more

‘The Ship of Tolerance’ Sails onto Navy Pier
09/19/2019 6:24am

Navy Pier, Chicagos iconic lakefront destination, is thrilled to partner again with EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Modern & Contemporary Art September 19 22, 2019, to present a... Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month Series: Principal Angelica Herrera-Vest
09/19/2019 6:23am

By: Ashmar Mandou During Hispanic Heritage Month we honor the generations of Latinx individuals who continue to enrich the cultural fabric of America and the world. This months celebration allows... Read more

Field Museum Joins Global Climate Strike
09/19/2019 6:21am

On September 20, youth around the worldincluding Chicago activists walking from Grant Park to Federal Plazawill strike to demand action on climate change. As an advocate for Earth, the Field... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890


Shots Fired Outside Music Box Club In Niles
09/22/2019 7:35am

Shots were fired at a club in Niles early Sunday morning.

Two Dead, One Injured After Shooting And Robbery In Roseland
09/21/2019 10:59pm

Two people are dead and another person is injured after a shooting near 112th and Michigan in Chicagos Roseland neighborhood Saturday evening.

Anderson Homers, White Sox Beat Tigers 5-3
09/21/2019 10:36pm

Ivn Nova has had an unusual week, pitching as an opener on Wednesday and then making a more conventional start three days later.

Molina, DeJong Homer Off Kimbrel In 9th, Cards Beat Cubs 9-8
09/21/2019 10:31pm

Yadier Molina trotted around the bases while his teammates celebrated in the dugout. Paul DeJong lost his voice because he was screaming so much.

Man Taken Into Custody In Woodfield Mall Incident Being Treated, No Charges Will Be Authorized Before His Release
09/21/2019 10:25pm

The duration of his treatment is unknown, and police say no charges will be authorized until his release.


205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 565-5532


WGN Radio
WGN Radio

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

(312) 222-4700


Steve Dale 9/22/2019 Full Show: There’s an alligator in the studio!
09/22/2019 7:49am

Steve Dale welcomes Dave DiNaso of Traveling World of Reptiles and baby alligator, Axel, into the studio. Dave stresses the importance of reptiles and insects offers his top 3 suggestions to have as a pet and much more. Learn more at www.stevedale.tv

David Eigenberg, LIVE in Studio on the 8th Season Premiere of NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’
09/22/2019 3:55am

ActorDavidEigenberg of NBCs Chicago Fireand Sex in the City fame joins WGN Radios Dave Plier in studio to preview the Chicago-based dramas 8th season and test his knowledge with some 70s TV trivia. For more information on Chicago Fire visit nbc.com/chicago-fire

Architectural Gem: Chicago’s Historic Water Tower Turns 150
09/22/2019 3:54am

Maurice Champagnefrom theChicago Architecture Center talks to Dave Plier about the150thAnniversary of Chicagos Water Tower, architect William Boyington and other buildings that survived the Great Chicago Fire includingSt. James Cathedral, he Courthouse Finial in Lincoln Park and a Graveyard Crypt in Lincoln Park.

Everything You Need to Know About the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards with TV Critic Maureen Ryan
09/22/2019 3:54am

WGNs Dave Plier talks toTV Critic Maureen Ryanabout her picks for Sundays Emmy Awards, TV content shifts, reaching audiences across various platforms and a peek into the new Fall season.

This is History: Bears Play First Game at Wrigley Field, Cubs Clinch Pennant in 1938, Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show Debut, White Sox Last Game at Comiskey, Pope John Paul II Visits Chicago, O.J. Trial Verdict
09/22/2019 3:54am

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk history,including the creation of the Weather Bureau,the Chicago Staleys become theChicago Bears and play their firstgame at Wrigley Field,Meet the Press debuts, the firsttelevised Presidential address, in 1956White Sox Jim Derrington 16 is youngest to start a game made his debut with the team,Johnny Carson hosts his first Tonight Show, the Dow falls in 2008.


2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311


Baby of pregnant woman killed by semi in River North dies
09/22/2019 7:11am

CHICAGO The baby of a pregnant woman killed by a semi-truck in River North died on Saturday morning. Doctors were working on the baby since 29-year-old Elizabeth Boshardy was struck by the semi on Tuesday. According to police, Boshardy was crossing the intersection near LaSalle Drive and Grand Avenue around 11:30 a.m. when she was hit. A semi-truck was heading west on Grand Avenue and started to turn left at the intersection and struck the woman. Boshardy was taken

No. 3 Georgia holds off No. 7 Notre Dame 23-17
09/22/2019 6:42am

ATHENS, Ga. On a raucous Saturday night between the hedges, No. 3 Georgia held on for a gutsy win that might have ramifications all the way to the College Football Playoff. For No. 7 Notre Dame, it was another big-game loss but a performance that should bring more respect. Jake Fromm threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Lawrence Cager early in the fourth quarter and the Bulldogs survived for a 23-17 victory that was much tougher than many expected.

What it Chicago’s warmest nighttime temperature?
09/21/2019 9:11pm

Dear Tom, What it Chicagos warmest nighttime temperature Chad Krissell, Chicago Dear Chad, Chicagos official temperature records began on Nov. 1, 1870, and in the 150 years since then, the highest minimum temperature ever recorded in a 24-hour period, midnight to midnight, CST, is 85 degrees. It occurred on July 29, 1916, when the city was locked in a five-day heat wave. Minimum temperatures of 84 degrees were also recorded on July 28 and 30 of that year the only

Heavy rains precede Monday’s autumnal equinox
09/21/2019 9:10pm

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Gorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan lines
09/21/2019 6:56pm

PROVO, Utah The conventional wisdom that the court is split along partisan lines based on the political views of the president that appointed each justice is false, a U.S. Supreme Court justice said. Justice Neil Gorsuch spoke about civility to an audience of about 1,000 at Brigham Young University on Friday, refuting the notion that judges are just like politicians with robes. Gorsuch is considered one of the Supreme Courts most conservative members, though he recently agreed with more


190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 750-7777


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

Star basketball player from Blue Island recovers after shooting at New Mexico house party
09/22/2019 7:45am

A young basketball star from south suburban Blue Island is quickly recovering after he was critically injured in a shooting at a house party in New Mexico last month.

Chicago AccuWeather: Storms, flooding likely Sunday
09/22/2019 6:28am

Showers and storms expected Sunday with likely flooding. Highs in the mid 70s.

Free marijuana conviction expungement clinic, job fair happening Sunday
09/22/2019 6:13am

Illinois residents with non-violent marijuana convictions can receive help expunging their records at a free clinic Sunday afternoon.

Kizuki Chicago Japanese Matsuri comes to Lincoln Park
09/22/2019 12:37am

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya and the Japanese Culture Center will host the 2nd annual Kizuki Chicago Japanese Matsuri this weekend in Lincoln Park.


454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 836-5555


Girl Delivered After Mom Is Hit And Killed By Semi Dies
09/22/2019 7:37am

The baby of pregnant woman killed by a semi-truck in River North has died.

New Photos Show Damage From SUV Inside Woodfield Mall
09/21/2019 8:51pm

A construction company released new photos on Saturday showing damage left by an SUVthat drove through Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.

Coroner Seeks to Identify Girl Found Dead in Gary
09/21/2019 10:19pm

The coroner in Lake County, Indiana, hopes to identify a teen girl whose body was found in Gary on Sept. 16, officials said.

Man Who Drove SUV Into Mall Taken to Mental Health Hospital
09/21/2019 9:52pm

The man who drove an SUV into Woodfield Mall in suburban Schaumburg on Friday afternoon has been taken to a mental health hospital, police said on Saturday.

Watch: Chicago Police Discuss Apprehension of Suspect in Officer's Shooting
09/21/2019 6:09pm

Chicago police discussed the arrest of a suspect in the shooting of a Chicago police officer at a news conference on Saturday on the citys South Side.

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