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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

30 N Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60607   Directions

(312) 828-0350


Warning bells
03/21/2019 6:00am

With a Democrat in the governors office, Metra expects to finally get an influx of cashbut will it be enough to make up for the years-long backlog New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented Teens, known as NUMTOT, the 139,000-member Facebook group of people whom The Guardian has called millennials who find fixing public transport sexy, was launched here in Illinois by University of Chicago students.

Growing archive
03/19/2019 6:00am

Hyperlocal seed libraries preserve diversity in the food chain. Remember those giant but strangely juicy and fruitful tomatoes from your grandparents backyard garden

'We’re still here'
03/18/2019 4:00am

The First Nations Garden in Albany Park aims to heal the community and the environment. In a formerly vacant lot in Albany Park at the intersection of Pulaski Road and Wilson Avenue stand two tipisone perhaps 20 feet tall, the other half that heightsurrounded by dry, yellowed grass rising up from the cold earth.

Wanna buy a plant?
03/14/2019 2:22pm

Brighton Park prodigy Damiane Nickles has the goods. And the microgreens . . . Damiane Nickles is a young south-sider who has designed his life around something hes passionate about: plants.

Epic houseplant fails
03/13/2019 4:41pm

For every plantshelfie on Instagram and beautifully styled it plant of the moment pink princess, anyone, there exist several pet-chewed, brown-fried-leaf, dying-dead failures. Every plant owner has lost a plant or two or 20. I have a second bathroom shower I deem the plant graveyard where empty pots and dead plants wait out the remainder of the winter.

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

350 N Orleans St
Chicago, IL 60654   Directions

(312) 321-3000


Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 222-3232


Read Attorney General Barr's letter to Congress on the Mueller report conclusions
03/24/2019 10:21pm

Attorney General William Barr has delivered a letter to Congressional leaders outlining the conclusions of special counsel Robert Muellers 22-month investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Barr wrote that Mueller found an extensive campaign by the Russians to...

Department of Justice: Mueller report finds no evidence Trump campaign coordinated with Russia in 2016
03/24/2019 10:11pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trumps campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared Sunday. That brought...

Jay Cutler wants to be on dating apps — but it's not what you think
03/24/2019 10:00pm

Former Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been married to jewelry designer Kristin Cavallari for more than five years but hes ready to sign up for dating apps to help Cavallaris best friend find a boyfriend. Which app are we going to join Cutler asked Kelly Henderson on Sundays episode of...

Duncan Keith's overtime goal gives Blackhawks 2-1 win over Avalanche to keep playoff hopes alive
03/24/2019 9:40pm

If youre missing a kitchen sink, might want to check the United Center ice. The Blackhawks threw everything they could at the Avalanche on Sunday night, from starting Corey Crawford in net in back-to-back games to loading up Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and Alex DeBrincat on the same line to coming...

2 men killed in separate city shootings on Sunday
03/24/2019 8:35pm

Two men were killed about 12 hours apart in separate city shootings Sunday, authorities said. In the first case, a 26-year-old man was found shot multiple times inside a vehicle in the Logan Square neighborhood on the citys Northwest Side. Officers found the man, who had been shot in the chest,...

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


DOJ: Mueller report found no evidence Trump 'conspired or coordinated' with Russia
03/24/2019 4:42pm

The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Muellers investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trumps campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Suburban Democrats call for release of full Mueller report
03/24/2019 7:47pm

Suburban Democrats are calling for the release of special counsel Robert Muellers full report, but a Republican colleague said its time to move forward.

Constable: How a suburban couple survived world's worst plane disaster
03/24/2019 4:31pm

Northbrook vacationers Caroline and Warren Hopkins survived the worlds worst aviation disaster on March 27, 1977, with a miraculous escape from the collision of two jumbo jets that killed 583 people. It took author Jon Ziomek more than four decades to explain what happened.

Suburban Hero: Buffalo Grove inspector taps paramedic skills to help save asthmatic teen
03/23/2019 4:13pm

Buffalo Grove inspector Joe Arizzi was the the right guy in the right place last month when he showed up at a home for an inspection and found a teenager struggling with an asthma attack. The former paramedic put his skills in action to help save the boy.

Young suburban residents want your vote in the April 2 election
03/24/2019 9:40am

Participation in local elections has shown to be dominated by the older generation, but several young suburban residents are candidates on the April 2 ballot. There are at least 10 suburban candidates under age 30 who hope to spur others in their age groups to vote next week or run in a future local election.

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


Free Tax Preparation Assistance Available Throughout Illinois
03/21/2019 8:34am

Low-to-moderate income families and senior citizens needing assistance filing their 2018 income taxes can receive free help through several trusted programs across the State of Illinois. The Internal Revenue Service... Read more

Political Sidebar
03/21/2019 8:30am

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Political Sidebar is a weekly round-up of commentary from elected officials around the Chicagoland area discussing topical issues affecting their communities. Ortiz Backs Measure to Close... Read more

Justice Jesse Reyes Eyes Illinois Supreme Court Justice in 2020
03/21/2019 8:25am

By: Ashmar Mandou Raised in the Pilsen and Bridgeport neighborhoods, Justice Jesse Reyes was the oldest of four children and the only one to attend college. In 1997, Reyes was... Read more

Consumers Across America Empowered to Potentially Boost Their Credit Score
03/21/2019 8:22am

In a game-changing move that many expect will significantly improve financial inclusion for millions of Americans, Experian launched Experian Boost, a first-of-its-kind financial tool. Experian Boost, which is available at... Read more

Early Voting and In-Person Registration
03/21/2019 8:18am

Early Voting begins this week at 51 locations in Chicago, and each site also will offer voter-registration services. Every site will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890


John Rivera Remembered As Officer, Student, Friend; ‘When He Smiled, He Glowed’
03/24/2019 10:53pm

Flashing blue lights led the way Sunday night as colleagues, strangers and officers all stood in the rain to honor Officer John Rivera.

Illinois Politicians Debate President Trump’s Future After Mueller Report Released
03/24/2019 10:51pm

Depending on your political perspective, this day is either a relief, or the start of more scrutiny.

Houston Moves Into Sweet 16 For First Time In 35 Years
03/24/2019 10:35pm

Houstons fans chanted Sweet 16 in the final minute of the Cougars NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State.

Keith Scores In OT To Lift Blackhawks Over Avalanche 2-1
03/24/2019 10:30pm

Duncan Keith scored 1:23 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night.

Police Looking For Group Who Assaulted, Robbed Man On CTA Red Line Train Near Belmont
03/24/2019 10:03pm

Detectives hope CTA surveillance cameras will help them catch the group of robbers who beat a passenger on a Red Line train overnight.



205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(219) 663-5842


WGN Radio

WGN Radio

435 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 222-4700


Highlights: Blackhawks 2 – Avalanche 1 (OT) – 3/24/19
03/24/2019 10:17pm

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche March 24, 2019 Boxscore Recap

Attorney General Barr releases summary letter on Mueller Report; read letter here
03/24/2019 2:47pm

Attorney General William Barr has sent a summary of the Mueller Report to Congress. Read that summary here.

The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 3/24/2019
03/24/2019 10:04am

Rick Pearson is joined by Chicago Mayoral ContenderLori Lightfootabout her campaign, her attempts to reach a city wide audience, and her proposals for the city. Lori recalls the moments in her life and career that led to her joining the mayoral race explains what progressive revenue means and expresses her thoughts on her recent encounter with Senator Bobby Rush. Next, Rick talks to Democratic State Sen. and Chairman of the State Senate Executive CommitteeMike Hastings. Mike discusses his efforts to

GOP House Republicans are more focused on negotiating a balanced budget rather than a graduated income tax
03/24/2019 10:00am

Rick Pearson speaks with Deputy House Republican Rep. Tom Demmerabout the House GOPs opposition to Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzkers proposed graduated income tax. Tom emphasizes the need to responsibly spend money when needed and effectively save money as well, what the rural economy is like in IL, the ideal way to go about bringing a Capital Bill back to the state, and more.

FOID cards and Concealed Carry Licenses may shift to electronic to heighten safety
03/24/2019 9:54am

Rick talks to Democratic State Sen. and Chairman of the State Senate Executive CommitteeMike Hastings. In the weeks following the deadly workplace shooting in Aurora, Mike discusses his measures aimed at taking away FOID firearm owner identification cards from individuals that have been previously convicted of crimes his efforts to increase access to mental health facilities and much more.



2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311


Duncan Keith scores in OT to lift Blackhawks over Avalanche 2-1
03/24/2019 10:47pm

CHICAGO Duncan Keith scored 1:23 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night. The defenseman took a feed from Brandon Saad, bulled his way down left wing, shrugged off a check from Nathan MacKinnon and beat goaltender Phillipp Grubauer between the legs to snap the Blackhawks three-game losing streak. Chicago pulled within five points of Colorado for the second Western Conference wild card. Artem Anisimov had a power-play goal for

Blackhawks get much needed OT win over Avs
03/24/2019 10:44pm

CHICAGO AP Duncan Keith scored 1:23 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night. The defenseman took a feed from Brandon Saad, bulled his way down left wing, shrugged off a check from Nathan MacKinnon and beat goaltender Phillipp Grubauer between the legs to snap the Blackhawks three-game losing streak. Chicago pulled within five points of Colorado for the second Western Conference wild card. Artem Anisimov had a power-play goal

Even his wife didn’t know Chicago toy store owner was a master thief
03/24/2019 9:43pm

CHICAGO When federal agents came for Phil Cresta in 1974, not even his wife knew why the toy store owner was being arrested. Later she found out her husband was actually the best thief on the eastern seaboard, and had been hiding out from both the mob and the law until he was discovered. Cresta started getting good at stealing during reform school, where he learned to pick locks. Later in prison, he noticed the lock pickers lived longer

Robin Williams’ journey from Chicago origins to Hollywood icon
03/24/2019 9:34pm

Larry Potash has the Backstory of Robin Williams, from his birth in Chicago to his unlikely growth into a true legend of Hollywood.

Homeless artist turned pieces of wood into intricate biblical murals
03/24/2019 9:32pm

CHICAGO Shunned by the public, Ed Lantzer worked in a warehouse night and day for 20 years to create biblical murals inspired by his dreams of saints and saviors. There is no dye, stain, or paint used in the eight-foot panels that make up his mosaics, but rather wood from 150 different kinds of trees, each lending its own shape, color or texture. Ed was homeless, and would often find his material at the bottom of a dumpster. Scarlet



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

10/22/2020 12:00am

Windy City Rollers celebrate 15th season, welcome young skaters to game
03/24/2019 11:28pm

The Windy City Rollers are now in their 15th season and remain a foundational franchise of womens flat track roller derby.

Illinois lawmakers react after Mueller report sent to congress
03/24/2019 11:27pm

Republicans are calling the Mueller report a victory, while Democrats insist to see the full report.



454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 836-5555


Daniel Romanchuk on Shuffle Win: 'Overall I'm Very Happy'
03/24/2019 1:56pm

Daniel Romanchuk won the 2018 Chicago Marathon and took the crown in the wheelchair race.

Winners of the 2019 Shamrock Shuffle Cross the Finish Line
03/24/2019 10:54am

See the winners of the 2019 Shamrock Shuffle cross the finish line.

Olivia Pratt on Shuffle Win: 'I Love This City'
03/24/2019 10:13am

Olivia Pratt talks winning the 2019 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle.

Shamrock Shuffle Winner Shares Finish Line Moment with Competitor
03/24/2019 10:16am

Kansas runner Joe Moore was in a tight race to the finish. And he congratulated fellow Kansas runner James Wilson at the finish line.

Eight @ 8 on March. 23, 2019: Week In Review
03/24/2019 6:13pm

In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories of the week. Make sure to check back on a weekly basis as a new edition of Eight 8: Week In Review will be posted every Saturday morning.

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