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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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Delivery driver shot and killed on the Near West Side
09/28/2021 8:00am

Police said the driver, 57, was sitting in a vehicle when he was shot by a gunman who approached on foot.

8-year-old boy fatally shot in Markham late Monday afternoon
09/28/2021 7:54am

An 8-year-old boy was fatally shot Monday afternoon in Markham and authorities said the childs older brother may have been the intended target of the fatal drive-by shooting.

Daywatch: R. Kelly convicted of racketeering conspiracy | Radio host Eric Ferguson sued over alleged sexual coercion | What to know about boosters
09/28/2021 6:58am

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

Woman, 76, fatally beaten with unknown objects in apparent ‘domestic-related’ slaying on Northwest Side
09/28/2021 6:46am

A 76-year-old woman was fatally beaten Monday on Chicagos Northwest Side in what authorities are calling a domestic-related slaying.

Obama talks about the mission of his presidential center ahead of Tuesday’s groundbreaking
09/27/2021 8:52pm

Obama said he hopes the center becomes one of the institutions that support, fight on behalf of and train people to believe in democracy, participation and citizenship, which are ideas he said are the antibody to some troubling trends that have emerged in the country and around the world.

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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Arlington Heights board votes 8-1 for Crescent Place affordable housing project
09/27/2021 10:45pm

After another four-hour meeting, Arlington Heights village board members voted 8-1 late Monday to issue zoning approvals to a proposed 40-unit affordable housing complex on Rand Road.

'Most chaotic initial scene': Responders testify about kennel fire that killed 29 dogs in 2019
09/27/2021 7:36pm

It was certainly the most chaotic initial scene I have ever seen, one firefighter said about what he saw after responding to a West Chicago-area kennel fire where 29 dogs died in 2019. The bench trial for the man who was operating the kennel began Monday afternoon in Wheaton.

Nursing home staffs continue to lag residents for COVID-19 vaccinations
09/28/2021 5:42am

An expected COVID-19 vaccination pep talk by President Joe Biden on Wednesday in Chicago coincides with average shot tallies in Illinois flattening despite mandates and broad differences among nursing homes in inoculation of employees.

Ricky Rockets headed to Itasca
09/27/2021 11:29pm

A Ricky Rockets gas station and convenience store is set to open in Itasca as the first part of redevelopment of the former WBBM-780 AM radio tower site.

Constable: After lost year, AfterImage Film Festival returns to big screen in St. Charles
09/27/2021 11:23pm

After a successful launch in 2019, the AfterImage Film Festival in St. Charles lost a year to the pandemic. Now its back with a full lineup of critically acclaimed independent feature films, shorts, documentaries and foreign films.

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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Report: Latinos are source of economic vitality for Illinois and United States
09/23/2021 6:22am

The 2021 State Latino GDP Report, produced with generous funding from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, provides a factual view of the large and rapidly growing economic contribution of... Read more

Governor Announces New Household Assistance for Low-Income Families
09/23/2021 6:21am

Governor JB Pritzker joined the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity DCEO and community partners to announce $327 million in Help Illinois Families assistance now available through the Low-Income... Read more

College of DuPage Among Forbes America’s Best In-State Employers
09/23/2021 6:20am

College of DuPage has been named to Forbes Magazines prestigious list of Americas Best In-State Employers for 2021, ranking 47thamong the 100 honorees. COD, the only community college to make... Read more

Latino Coalition’s Equity in Construction Jobs Committee Tours Suburban Vocational Program
09/23/2021 6:18am

As a part of the Illinois Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Coalitions Equity in Construction Jobs Committee, Committee Co-Chair & MWRD Commissioner Eira L. Corral Seplveda, Comptroller Susana Mendoza, State... Read more

Eighteen Illinois Schools Named 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools
09/23/2021 6:16am

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Tuesday recognized 325 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, including 18 schools in Illinois. The recognition is based on a schools... 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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Transgender Attorneys Says Judges And Clerks Have Harassed Her; Fights For Change
09/28/2021 8:23am

It should not be okay to discriminate in Illinois against trans people if youre an attorney, and right now it is, Sheryl Ring said.

Death Investigation Underway After Man Found Unresponsive On CTA Red Line Platform In Old Town
09/28/2021 8:05am

A death investigation is underway after a man was found unresponsive on a CTA Red Line platform in Old Town Tuesday morning.

Food Delivery Driver Shot And Killed While Sitting In Car In Little Italy
09/28/2021 6:27am

A food delivery driver was shot and killed in the Little Italy neighborhood Monday night.

Dog Scares Off Attempted Carjacker In Old Town
09/28/2021 6:00am

A dog helped scare off an attempted carjacker in Old Town Monday night.

Police Searching For Driver Wanted In Deadly Hit And Run Near Jefferson Park CTA Station
09/28/2021 5:17am

Police said the suspect may have been driving a Jeep Wrangler.

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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Ed O’Bradovich: 'I'm fed up with this coaching staff. They don't deserve to be here in Chicago'
09/27/2021 5:04pm

The greatEd OB OBradovichjoins Anna totalk about the Bears pitiful performance yesterday, losing 26-6 to the Cleveland Browns. Is it time to part ways with Head Coach Matt Nagy OB shares his thoughts.

Dan Hampton: 'This head coach continues to insist he is a good offensive coordinator'
09/27/2021 7:48am

Former Bears defensive end and Hall of Famer Dan Hampton joins Bob Sirott to recap the Bears abysmal performance against the Cleveland Browns. What more can the Bears do

Does Barack Obama still need Chicago?
09/27/2021 8:02pm

Chicago Magazine contributor Ted McClelland joins Steve Bertrand on Chicagos Afternoon News to talk about former President Barack Obama, his rise from community organizer to leader of the free world, and what his legacy means for the future of Chicago. Follow Your Favorite Chicagos Afternoon News Personalities on Twitter:Follow SteveBertrand Follow kpowell720 Follow maryvandeveldeFollow LaurenLapka

Mayor of Evanston on housing reparations initiative: 'This is the first program in the country to be up and running'
09/27/2021 7:41pm

Evanston Mayor Daniel Biss joins Steve Bertrand on Chicagos Afternoon News to discussthe launch of the Restorative Housing Program, an initiative which offers grants to address the harm of discriminatory housing practices. Follow Your Favorite Chicagos Afternoon News Personalities on Twitter:Follow SteveBertrand Follow kpowell720 Follow maryvandeveldeFollow LaurenLapka

City Club of Chicago: Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown
09/27/2021 4:36pm

September 27, 2021 Superintendent David Brown - Chicago Police Department Superintendent David Brown David O. Brown joined the Chicago Police Department in April 2020, becoming CPDs 63rd Superintendent. He brings more than 30 years of law enforcement experience to Chicago and is nationally recognized for his expertise in public safety, community policing and reform. Since ...

WGN TV - CW 9
WGN TV - CW 9

(773) 528-2311

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

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57-year-old delivery driver fatally shot on Near West Side
09/28/2021 4:54am

CHICAGO A 57-year-old food delivery driver was shot and killed on the Near West Side, and now police are investing whether it was a robbery or carjacking. The delivery driver was inside his vehicle around 8:30 p.m. Monday evening on the 1300 block of West Grenshaw Street when a man approached the car and ...

Man, 27, found dead at Clark/Division Red Line station
09/28/2021 8:05am

CHICAGO A 27-year-old man was found dead at a CTA train station, according to Chicago police. Police said they found a man unresponsive on the 1200 block of North Clark Street around 5 a.m. Tuesday. A witness attempted CPR until first responders arrived. The man was pronounced dead on the scene. Area Three detectives ...

1 dead, 3 wounded in Park Manor shooting
09/28/2021 4:34am

CHICAGO A woman was killed and three people were injured in a shooting in Park Manor. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. early Tuesday morning near 65th Street and calumet Avenue. Police said two women were sitting in a car when a man walked up and opened fire. The shooter also hit two men ...

After 5 years, Obamas to break ground on Presidential Center
09/28/2021 6:44am

CHICAGO AP After five years of legal battles, gentrification concerns and a federal review, Barack and Michelle Obama were expected to attend a celebratory groundbreaking Tuesday on their legacy project in a lakefront Chicago park. Construction on the site along Lake Michigan, near the Obama family home and where the former president started his ...

Tuesday Forecast: Temps in mid 70s with mostly sunny conditions, cooler lakeside
09/28/2021 6:47am

CHICAGO Mostly sunny Tuesday with cooler conditions lakeside. Winds: ENE 5-10 G15. High Temps: 75/70. Mainly clear tonight. Winds: ENE 5-10. Low Temps: 58. Wednesday Forecast:Mainly sunny Wednesday, cooler lakeside. Winds: SE 0-10. High Temps: 82/73.

WLS TV - ABC 7
WLS TV - ABC 7

(312) 750-7777

190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

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Police: Thieves flee with 10K in merchandise from Ulta Beauty in Norridge during shopping hours
09/28/2021 8:22am

A trio of thieves fled with $10,000 worth of merchandise from the Ulta Beauty store in suburban Norridge on Saturday, according to police.

Powerball: No winner, jackpot soars to $570 million
09/28/2021 8:14am

No one won Monday nights Powerball jackpot, sending the top prize soaring to $570 million

Chicago cites Dunkin Donuts, 4 other businesses for violating mask mandate
09/28/2021 8:06am

The city has issued 167 citations since the mask mandate went into effect on Aug. 20.

Obama presidential library groundbreaking Tues. brings former president, first lady to Chicago
09/28/2021 7:59am

The Obamas are expected to attend a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday at the future site of the Obama Presidential Center.

After School Matters hosts 30th anniversary virtual gala
09/28/2021 7:20am

After School Matters will host a virtual gala Tuesday in honor of its 30th anniversary.

WMAQ TV - NBC 5
WMAQ TV - NBC 5

(312) 836-5555

454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

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Chicago Marathon 2021: Here Are All the COVID Protocols for This Year's Race
09/28/2021 7:17am

The 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will look a bit different this year as coronavirus precautions are taken.

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Flu and COVID Shots, Regional Trends, Kid Vaccine Update
09/28/2021 6:44am

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

Reactions Pour in After R. Kelly's Conviction in Racketeering Trial
09/27/2021 9:34pm

Reaction poured in from attorneys, reporters and public officials Monday after singer R. Kelly was convicted on all nine counts in his federal sex trafficking trial.

COVID by the Numbers: Coronavirus Metrics in Each of Illinois' 11 Health Care Regions
09/27/2021 8:13pm

State health officials say they are seeing a flattening trend in coronavirus metrics across Illinois, and according to the latest Illinois Department of Public Health data, those improvements are coming in the forms of declining hospitalizations and test positivity rates.

Boy, 8, Killed in Gang-Related Shooting Targeting Teen Brother: Markham Officials
09/27/2021 7:38pm

An 8-year-old boy died Monday evening in what authorities called a gang-related shooting targeting his 18-year-old brother in south suburban Markham, according to the city administrator.

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