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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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Tehran tête-à-tête
02/01/2023 11:40am

Valerie Solanas shot Andy Warhol on June 3, 1968, out of anger that he wouldnt produce her play/manifesto Up Your Ass. Sirhan Sirhan shot Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968, out of anger at the senator and presidential candidates support of military aid for Israel. In Jean Steins 1982 oral history of Warhols Factory The post Tehran tte--tte appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Lightfoot looks back
02/01/2023 9:25am

Ahead of the February 28 election, the mayor talks to the Reader about the past four years.The post Lightfoot looks back appeared first on Chicago Reader.

New publisher and CEO hired for Chicago Reader
02/01/2023 7:56am

RICJs current chairperson Eileen Rhodes, has been re-elected, along with secretary Kim L. Hunt. New board member Reese Marcusson has been elected treasurer. Returning at-large board members are Alison Cuddy, Vanessa Fernandez, and Robert Reiter. New at-large members are Daniel Dever, Matt Doubleday, Torrence Gardner, and Christina Crawford Steed. Officers serve for one year while at-large members serve in staggered two-year terms.The post New publisher and CEO hired for Chicago Reader appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Brandon Johnson supports safe consumption sites
02/01/2023 7:49am

His position is nuanced, and its informed by family experienceThe post Brandon Johnson supports safe consumption sites appeared first on Chicago Reader.

An ex-cop is suing UIC Law School for discrimination
02/01/2023 6:00am

One of the defendants attorneys says hes using this lawsuit to silence and intimidate students and decision makers in higher educationThe post An ex-cop is suing UIC Law School for discrimination appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times
30 N Racine Ave Fl 3
Chicago, IL 60607   Directions
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(312) 321-3000

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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune
560 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60654   Directions
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(312) 222-5555

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Norfolk Southern’s massive rail yard expansion plan for South Side expected to get City Council vote today
02/01/2023 11:36am

The controversial plan has been years in the making and resulted in hundreds of homes being acquired in one of Chicagos poorest areas.

Chicago man fatally shot in ‘targeted’ drive-by incident in Oak Park
02/01/2023 11:05am

Oak Park police are investigating a weekend homicide where a man was killed in a drive-by shooting.

United Center concession workers authorize strike but no date set; union says work stoppage could begin ‘at any moment’
02/01/2023 9:42am

The union gave no information on timing other than to say a strike could begin at any time.

Chicago weather: How our 2022-23 seasonal snowfall compares with previous winters
02/01/2023 8:38am

Could we make up for the snow deficit we are experiencing this winter Stay tuned we will be tracking it.

Daywatch: Illinois COVID-19 disaster declaration to end
02/01/2023 6:33am

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Crain's Chicago Business
Crain's Chicago Business

(877) 812-1590

130 E Randolph St Ste 3200
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

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5 things to know about the finished Terminal 5 expansion at O'Hare
01/31/2023 8:05pm

Thirty years after it opened, OHares Terminal 5 celebrates a redo. Heres whats different.

Billboard, hot dog stand's days are numbered as Schaumburg closes on purchase of eyesore site
01/31/2023 3:16pm

Schaumburg officials have closed on their $700,000 purchase of an eyesore property containing a crumbling hot dog stand and highway-style billboard in an effort to create a more attractive gateway at the villages northeast entrance.

Owners of Huntley Dairy Mart accused of growing psychedelic mushrooms
02/01/2023 11:02am

A Crystal Lake couple listed as the owners of the popular Huntley Dairy Mart restaurant and ice cream shop face charges alleging they ran a psychedelic mushroom-growing operation in their homes basement, court records show.

Roller rink to row homes? Lombard landmark is closing, owners announce
01/31/2023 7:17pm

The Lombard Roller Rink is closing, the latest old-school rink to go the way of drive-in movie-theaters and bowling alleys. The owners put the property up for sale, and now a developer has proposed tearing down the rink to make way for a townhouse project.

'Feel like royalty': Balmoral in Campton Hills makes Yelp's list of top 100 in the nation
01/31/2023 4:14pm

Balmoral Restaurant in Campton Hills came in at No. 63 in Yelps 10th annual list of top 100 restaurants in America, one of only two restaurants in Illinois placing on the list.

Lawndale News
Lawndale News
5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions

(708) 656-6400


(708) 656-2433

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City Unveils Public Safety Training Center
01/26/2023 6:21am

By: Ashmar Mandou The City of Chicago on Wednesday unveiled the completed Public Safety Training Center PSTC during a ribbon cutting ceremony. PSTC is a new state-of-the-art training center designed... Read more

PODER Opens New Immigration Center
01/26/2023 6:20am

By: Ashmar Mandou PODER, a nonprofit organization hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome the community to its new facility in the Gage Park neighborhood. The new building, located... Read more

IDJJ to Host Job Screenings Prior to Start of February Intern Academy
01/26/2023 6:19am

The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice IDJJ will host employment screening events in St. Charles and Alton in advance of an Intern Academy that begins on February 14. IDJJ has... Read more

Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability Announces First District Council Election in February
01/26/2023 6:18am

On February 28, 2023, Chicago voters will elect three community members to serve on District Councils in each of Chicagos 22 Police Districts. In July 2021, the Chicago City Council... Read more

ComEd Announces Community Grant Program
01/26/2023 6:17am

ComEd announced on Wednesday that the 2023 Powering Communities Grants Program is now accepting applications. The annual Grants Program provides grants of up to $10,000 each to improve infrastructure and... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2815


(312) 749-7801

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205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions
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(312) 565-5532

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(312) 565-5533

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WGN Radio
WGN Radio

(312) 981-7200

303 E Wacker Dr Fl 18
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

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Listen: Chicago Mayoral Forum
01/31/2023 8:59pm

The nine candidates running to be the next occupant of the fifth floor office at City Hall met Tuesday night in WGN-TVs Your Local Election Headquarters: Chicago Mayoral Forum presented by AARP Chicago. The forum, moderated by WGN News anchors Lourdes Duarte and Tahman Bradley, was held at Steinmetz College Prep. Candidates participating were: Listen below to ...

Tyre Nichols funeral: Livestream and updates
02/01/2023 11:05am

Watch a livestream of Tyree Nichols funeral service here at 1 p.m. CT / 2 p.m. ET.

Why is valley fever becoming more common?
02/01/2023 10:49am

Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist and Professor at Florida International University, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the latest health news. Dr. Marty explains what valley fever is and discusses a new Omicron subvariant, CH.1.1, or Orthrus.

Ukraine-Russia War update: Debris fills the streets of Kharkiv neighborhoods
02/01/2023 8:03am

Journalist and editor of Ukrainian Freedom News Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including the destruction in the Kharkiv region and how donations are benefitting Ukrainians. You can find more updates on Josephs website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his teams efforts to distribute supplies ...

Baseball trailblazer Toni Stone takes center stage at Chicago's Goodman Theatre
02/01/2023 11:49am

Toni Stone blazed her own path into Black history and baseball history, becoming the first Black woman to play professional baseball. Rejected by the all-female professional league because she was Black, Stone took her talents to the Negro League, where she dealt with not just racism, but sexism involved in the sport. She managed to ...


(773) 528-2311

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

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Tattoo artist charged in alleged sex assaults of 2 women and teen; CPD looking for more victims
02/01/2023 9:39am

CHICAGO A man working as a tattoo artist has been charged in three alleged sexual assaults of two women and a teen. Miguel Deleon, 49, was arrested Monday at his residence in the 6500 block of South Francisco. He has been charged with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, two counts of unlawful ...

2 charged in Northwest Side home invasion that critically injured elderly man
02/01/2023 10:35am

CHICAGO A man and a woman have been charged following a home invasion Monday morning that left an 80-year-old in critical condition. At around 10:30 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 8500 block of West Catherine on the report of a home invasion and shooting. Police believe an 80-year-old man answered the ...

Eagles offensive lineman indicted for rape, kidnapping charges in Ohio
02/01/2023 10:09am

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio WCMH -- An offensive guard on the Philadelphia Eagles, who are two weeks away from playing in Super Bowl LVII, has been indicted in an Ohio court on charges of rape and kidnapping. A Guernsey County grand jury indicted Eagles guard Joshua Sills, 25, from Sarahsville, Ohio for one count of rape and ...

1 in custody after student avoids kidnapping attempt in Glenview, police say
01/30/2023 7:48pm

The victim struck the male offender and ran away.

$12M settlement reached after 12-year-old shot by suburban police during 2019 home raid
02/01/2023 10:31am

MARKHAM, Ill. A lawsuit stemming from a May 2019 incident where a Richton Park police officer shot a 12-year-old boy in his bedroom has reportedly been settled. According to Al Hofeld, Jr. of The Law Offices of Al Hofeld, Crystal Worship, her boyfriend, and her three sons including Amir Worship who was 12 at ...

Ready, Set, Pay Online: Illinois Tollway makes it easy to pay missed tolls, get relief
06/01/2023 12:00am

With Tolling 2020, the Illinois Tollway is making it easier than ever to pay missed tolls while providing relief on existing violations.

Birthday Bash Box celebrates underserved children on their big day
02/01/2023 12:27pm

Every child should have a present to open on their birthday. One young woman is making sure they get a gift and a lot more.

Strike a pose! Bear takes about 400 selfies on Colorado trail cam
02/01/2023 12:24pm

Sometimes, it takes a while to get the perfect selfie. Well, a bear in Colorado struck a pose and took about 400 bear selfies on a trail camera.

United Center concessions workers vote in favor of authorizing strike
02/01/2023 12:17pm

The vote means a strike could happen at any moment.

FBI finds no classified docs at President Biden's Rehoboth Beach house, lawyer says
02/01/2023 12:14pm

Bidens lawyer said FBI agents spent three and a half hours searching the home and that, No documents with classified markings were found.

454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Pritzker Set to Lift COVID Health Emergencies
02/01/2023 11:59am

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

Chicago Mayoral Race: Lightfoot, Green Blast Wilson For ‘Rabbits' Remark at Forum, Wilson Defends His Take on Suspects
02/01/2023 10:58am

Community activist JaMal Green and Mayor Lori Lightfoot lit into fellow mayoral candidate Willie Wilson during a debate Tuesday night for insisting that police be allowed to hunt people down like rabbits.

Jeep Officially Licensed Apparel Line Designed By Black Woman from Chicago
02/01/2023 10:22am

For Mariama Davis, her Jeep Wrangler is more than just a vehicle. She named it her love story for the love of the Jeep culture- a culture she says only Jeep enthusiasts understand. Jeep people are different we literally wear something to show were part of the culture, said Davis. It could be a keychain or a shirt or a...

2 Charged in Chicago Home Invasion After 80-Year-Old Man Shot One of the Intruders
02/01/2023 9:47am

Two people were charged in connection with a home invasion near OHare International Airport, in which an 80-year-old man shot one of the intruders who forced their way into his home.

State Farm, Progressive Deny New Policies to Kia, Hyundai Owners Amid Rise in Thefts
02/01/2023 9:10am

Owners of certain Kia and Hyundai models are being denied insurance policies by some companies due to a steep rise in thefts of the vehicles.

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