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Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions

(312) 392-2970

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‘The big house and the picket fence’
11/20/2019 11:30am

Tonya Crowder still dreams that she and her fiance, Roosevelt Myleswhos been in prison for decades fighting what he says is a wrongful convictionwill one day build a life together somewhere nice, quiet, and simple. Tonya Crowder is a good cook, and last Christmas was extra special.

White? Asian? African? Chicagoans with Middle Eastern and North African roots feel erased by census
11/13/2019 6:00am

Local groups say its essential for people to participate even if they dont see a racial/ethnic category on the form that fits them. On a hot Saturday in August, the parking lot of the Middle Eastern Immigrant and Refugee Alliance in West Ridge is filled with the sound of festivities.

New data portal documents developers’ compliance with affordable housing rules
11/07/2019 12:40pm

Chicagos Department of Housing takes a major step toward transparency. This week Chicagos revamped Department of Housing rolls out an online dashboard with maps and statistics on developers compliance with the citys Affordable Requirements Ordinancea law thats meant to spur construction of new affordable housing units.

Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team
11/06/2019 12:00pm

Chicago Dogs The best professional baseball games Ive experienced in recent years have all taken place at an unusually tidy ballpark wedged between I-294 and the Metra rail up in Rosemont. But professional isnt the first word Id use to describe the Chicago Dogs, who entered Chicagos constellation of sports teams last year.

Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times

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

(312) 321-3000

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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune

160 N Stetson Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 222-3232

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Tesla edges into pickup truck market with electric model
11/22/2019 3:30am

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is taking on the workhorse heavy pickup truck market with his latest electric vehicle. The cybertruck, an electric pickup truck, will be in production in 2021, Musk said at the Los Angeles Auto Show Thursday. The pickup, which Musk said will cost $39,900 and up, will have...

Ask Amy: Couple wants to break up by backing away
11/22/2019 12:00am

Dear Amy: I know its very painful to be on the receiving end of a friend breakup, but there must be more appropriate ways of doing it than how my wife and I have done it, twice. They were friendships with two couples, and both friendships were relatively recent. One couple had a wife who could...

Hundreds of new sex abuse or misconduct allegations involving CPS students reported since September. ‘What can we do to prevent this?’
11/21/2019 10:27pm

Hundreds of new claims of sexual misconduct and gender-based harassment involving Chicago Public Schools students have been made since September, when the U.S. Department of Education announced it would oversee the districts handling of investigations to protect students from sexual violence....

Wanted: Police superintendent for the city of Chicago
11/21/2019 10:05pm

The Chicago Police Board on Thursday officially began its nationwide search for the citys next top cop to succeed outgoing police Superintendent Eddie Johnson. The nine-member board compiled a five-page job application that lists more than a dozen requirements for the job, including ensuring the...

Morgan Park’s Adam Miller, the nation’s No. 32 recruit, commits to Illinois: ‘Why not stay home and do it?’
11/21/2019 9:13pm

After a six-minute black-and-white video of Adam Miller standing dramatically in front of Chicagos skyline and shooting hoops in a gritty Peoria rec center, the Morgan Park senior announced he will play next season at Illinois. A cannon blasted orange-and-blue confetti into the room as family...

Crain's Chicago Business
Crain's Chicago Business

150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 649-5200

Website

Daily Herald
Daily Herald

155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005   Directions

(847) 427-4300

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Law firm report: MacDonald acted in own interests, reaped 'significant' benefit at Harvest Bible Chapel
11/21/2019 9:27pm

A report commissioned by Harvest Bible Chapel says there was massive corporate governance failure under the leadership of former Senior Pastor James MacDonald, and that he seemed to act primarily in his own interest, reaping significant personal financial benefit.

Fuddruckers closes longtime Schaumburg location
11/21/2019 1:17pm

Fuddruckers closed its Schaumburg restaurant of more than three decades Wednesday night.

Arlington Heights veteran, 99, awarded French Legion of Honour
11/21/2019 5:02pm

The awards continued for James P. Ostler some 75 years after he returned home from World War II. The 99-year-old Arlington Heights man who has already received the American Distinguished Flying Cross and the British Distinguished Flying Cross, was honored again Thursday, this time with the French Legion of Honour.

How Naperville District 203 aims to 'be better' after student charged with hate crime
11/21/2019 2:10pm

A school district where a student is facing hate crimes charges also is experiencing an uptick in use of racial slurs, officials said Thursday.

Chicago White Sox sign Yasmani Grandal to 4-year, $73M contract
11/21/2019 5:00pm

Wasting little time making a big splash in free agency, the Chicago White Sox Thursday signed all-star catcher Yasmani Grandal to a four-year, $73 million contract.

Extra Bilingual Newspaper
Extra Bilingual Newspaper

3906 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647   Directions

(773) 252-3534

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Lawndale News
Lawndale News

5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions

(708) 656-6400

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IHCC Hosts First-Ever Women’s CEO Roundtable
11/21/2019 6:26am

The Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce IHCC and BMO Harris hosted the first-ever Womens CEO Roundtable bringing women together to connect, collaborate and create a host of new opportunities. We... Read more

Lawmakers vote to consolidate police, fire pension funds without crunching the numbers: Statement from Illinois Policy
11/21/2019 6:25am

This week, the Illinois General Assembly voted to consolidate more than 640 local police and fire pension funds. An amendment also added provisions that ramp up Tier II benefits for... Read more

City Forms Inclusionary Housing Task Force
11/21/2019 6:24am

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Department of Housing DOH Commissioner Marisa Novara announced the 20 community advocates who will make up the new Inclusionary Housing Task Force... Read more

Holiday Spending
11/21/2019 6:22am

The holiday season is known as the most wonderful time of the year, but a new survey from COUNTRY Financialreveals it may also be one of the most stressful. According... Read more

Chicago Field Office Leads the Nation in Narcotic Seizures, Again
11/21/2019 6:21am

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Chicago Field Office CFO led the nation in narcotic seizures for the second straight year. The CFO seized more than 15,000 packages,... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890

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Man Hit, Killed By Car While Trying To Cross Lake Shore Drive At Wilson Avenue, Police Say
11/21/2019 10:57pm

A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the highway lanes of Lake Shore Drive Thursday night.

Blackhawks Lose To Tampa Bay, Drop Second Straight
11/21/2019 10:55pm

Anthony Cirelli and Brayden Point scored 2:39 apart midway through the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

Alderman Says Gangs Have Left At Least 13 Blocks In The Dark In Brighton Park, And Problem Is Getting Worse
11/21/2019 10:43pm

Brighton Park is in the dark, with street lights completely out on than a dozen blocks.

After Light Pole Falls Downtown, Expert Says City Inspections Are Long Overdue
11/21/2019 10:12pm

At least two poles besides the one that came toppling over have also been taken down outside the Thompson Center after one fell, as the city has finally decided to inspect them.

Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By SUV In South Chicago
11/21/2019 10:05pm

A 13-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening.

WFLD TV - FOX 32
WFLD TV - FOX 32

205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 565-5532

Website

WGN Radio
WGN Radio

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

(312) 222-4700

Website

Is Pete Getting Flirty with Debbie Gibson?
11/22/2019 1:48am

American singer and song-writer Debbie Gibson joins Pete McMurray on air to talk 2019 Thanksgiving Parade, being a celebrity judge on Nickelodeons Americas Most Musical Family, how Debbie and Pete know each other and much more Debbie Gibson has proven shes an entertainer of immeasurable talent. From singer, songwriter and musician to actress and dancer, she embodies what it truly means to be an entertainer. A music prodigy, Gibson burst on the Billboard Pop Charts at the tender age of

It’s a Braunschweiger Thanksgiving with Graham Elliot!
11/22/2019 1:39am

Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot is in the the buildingand Pete brought the liver sausage Listen as Graham and Pete enjoy their very own Braunschweiger Thanksgiving Dinner and while they talk about some recipes you can make for your very own Thanksgiving dinner recipe below. Graham Elliot is an award winning chef, restaurateur, television personality and cookbook author. Elliot, a self-proclaimed Navy brat who has traveled the world and all fifty US states, has accrued many prestigious accolades including multiple James

Is now the time to sell your home? David Hochberg knows!
11/22/2019 1:37am

Ask David Hochberg is LIVE and in studio answering YOUR questions Listeners can call, text and email in their questions about buying a house, getting a loan, if its a good time/bad time to do XYZ, etc. All those hard daunting questions and more get answered live on the air by David Hochberg from Townstone Financial. Be sure to go to Davids website 56david.com for more information, call him yourself at 855-563-2843 855-56DAVID or email David your questions at askdavidwgnradio.com

Highlights: Lightning 4 – Blackhawks 2 – 11/21/19
11/22/2019 12:20am

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning November 21, 2019 Boxscore Recap

The Mincing Rascals 11.21.19: New SNAP program requirement, seclusion rooms in schools, State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, impeachment hearings
11/21/2019 6:11pm

The Mincing Rascals are John Williams, Steve Bertrand and Justin Kaufmann of WGN Radio, Lisa Donovan of Chicago Tribune and Austin Berg of Illinois Policy Institute. The Rascals begin by predicting where the new requirement for the SNAP program will put its beneficiaries. And, the group moves on to question the seclusion rooms being used to punish Chicagoland elementary school students. Plus, States Attorney Kim Foxx already has an ad out for primaries in March, in which she address her

WGN TV - CW 9
WGN TV - CW 9

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311

Website

Chicago area’s highest temperatures on record
11/22/2019 12:11am

Dear Tom, I just read your response to someone who asked what the lowest recorded temperatures in the Chicago area were. Can you also address the highest temperatures Drake Van Beek Dear Drake, The vast majority of the highest temperatures in the Chicago area were recorded during the Dust Bowl summers of the 1930s and the hot summers in the 1950s. Chicagos official highest temperature stands 105 degrees, reached on July 24, 1934, while unofficially, Midway Airport recorded a high

Patrick Kane extends point streak, Lightning top Blackhawks 4-2
11/21/2019 10:43pm

CHICAGO Anthony Cirelli and Brayden Point scored 2:39 apart midway through the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Thursday night. Mikhail Sergachev scored a power-play goal in the first period, and Cedric Paquette added an empty-netter. Backup Curtis McElhinney made 32 saves for Tampa Bay, which had dropped two in a row. The Lightning played without NHL MVP Nikita Kucherov, who led the league last season with 128 points. Kucherov is day

Mother of Naperville student targeted in racist Craigslist ad speaks out
11/21/2019 10:31pm

NAPERVILLE, Ill. The mother of a suburban high school student who had his photo posted on Craigslist along with a racial slur is speaking out. A student at Naperville Central High School was charged with a hate crime after he allegedly posting a racist ad to Craigslist. The 14-year-old was accused of posting a picture of a black student on Craigslist, with the caption Slave For Sale followed by a racial slur. The mother of the student in the

Security guard charged with punching girl, 11, for shoplifting
11/21/2019 10:04pm

SUFFOLK COUNTY, Mass. A 225-pound security guard at a Boston fashion store has been indicted on charges of assault and civil rights violations after allegedly punching an 11-year-old girl who was shoplifting, authorities said. A Suffolk County grand jury in Massachusetts on Tuesday handed down the charges against Mohammad Khan, 36, of Cambridge, and his employer, Securitas Security Services USA. They are accused of assault and battery on a child under 14 and one count each of civil rights

WLS TV - ABC 7
WLS TV - ABC 7

190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 750-7777

Website

Elon Musk unveils futuristic Tesla Cybertruck
11/22/2019 1:41am

Tesla is taking on the pickup truck market, unveiling a futuristic-looking electric Cybertruck.

GM recalls 640,000 pickup trucks over possible carpet fires
11/21/2019 11:27pm

General Motors is recalling over 640,000 pickup trucks worldwide because hot gas from a high-tech seat belt can set the carpeting on fire.

Chicago AccuWeather: Sunny but chilly Friday
11/21/2019 11:12pm

Sunny but chilly Friday. Highs in the upper 30s.

Family of pharmacy resident killed in Mercy Hospital shooting files wrongful death lawsuit
11/21/2019 10:54pm

The family of pharmacy resident Dayna Less has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mercy Hospital and its security firm in connection with the shooting there last November.

Chicago police board now accepting applications for CPD superintendent
11/21/2019 10:47pm

The search for Chicagos next police superintendent is officially underway.

WMAQ TV - NBC 5
WMAQ TV - NBC 5

454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 836-5555

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Meeting Held in Naperville After Racially-Charged Incidents
11/21/2019 10:40pm

Coming on the heels of an incident at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant that garnered national attention, a 14-year-old freshman at Naperville North High School was charged with a hate crime and disorderly conduct...

Winter Wonderland Springs Up Next to Wrigley Field
11/21/2019 10:52pm

It will be a winter wonderland at Chicagos Wrigley Field over the next few months, and all of the action kicks off on Friday as two of Gallagher Ways biggest attractions open to the public.

Police Issue Warning After Brazen Gas Station Thefts
11/21/2019 10:52pm

Police have issued a warning for drivers in several suburban communities after a series of brazen thefts in which thieves are tricking unsuspecting drivers.

Missing Indiana Woman Found Dead in Gary, Family Says
11/21/2019 10:51pm

The search for a missing Indiana woman has ended in tragedy, as her body was found in Gary on Thursday.

CPD Board Launches Search for New Superintendent
11/21/2019 9:25pm

At a meeting of the Chicago Police Board Thursday, the process to find the permanent replacement for retiring Superintendent Eddie Johnson was officially launched.

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