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Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions

(312) 392-2970

Website

Speaking Freely
08/13/2019 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

In 2020, the White Sox get to play the Yankees in a cornfield in Iowa
08/13/2019 6:00am

Once again, Sox fans get screwed. One theme in my Baseball in American Narratives class at Northwestern is how baseball movies have a weird feedback loop with reality. Cinematic baseball becomes part of real-life baseball culture.

Teaching resistance
08/12/2019 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

Historical imagination
08/09/2019 3:07pm

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

Dogs and heatstroke
08/07/2019 6:00am

Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times

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

(312) 321-3000

Website

Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune

160 N Stetson Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 222-3232

Website

University of Chicago student bites man who tried to reach up her skirt, prompts security alert
08/19/2019 8:09am

A University of Chicago student was attacked early Monday by a man who shoved her to the ground and tried to sexually assault her, but she fought back by biting him and he ran off, Chicago and University police said. About 12:10 a.m. Monday Chicago police were called to the 5600 block of South...

'Like a town getting the Super Bowl’: Excitement builds and hotel rooms are booked as Dyersville, Iowa, prepares for 2020 ‘Field of Dreams’ game
08/19/2019 8:00am

Terry Drees received an alert on his phone. Major League Baseball had just announced the White Sox and Yankees would be playing a game in 2020 in Dyersville, Iowa, where Drees is the general manager of the Comfort Inn. The press release, it came up on my phone and within 10 minutes is when everything...

Chicago Teachers Union group’s trip to Venezuela, praise of socialist leader slammed as ‘propaganda tour’
08/19/2019 7:00am

The recent trip to Venezuela by a group calling itself a Chicago Teachers Union delegation has upset some union members and expats who question the point of the tour and take issue with the groups praise of the countrys disputed government. The four travelers, who crowdfunded the July trip under...

Family of teen missing from Crown Point feels ‘extreme relief’ she is alive and an arrest has been made: ‘It was a nightmare ... pure torture’
08/19/2019 6:38am

Authorities and a relative of a 16-year-old girl for whom an Amber Alert was issued by Indiana State Police said she was found safe in Arkansas about 24 hours after she was last seen in Crown Point, and an arrest has been made in connection with her abduction. About 1:40 p.m. Sunday, state police...

A Chicago cop fatally shot a black teen who he says pointed a gun at him during a foot chase. But no gun was found — until 3 months later.
08/19/2019 6:14am

Chicago police Sgt. John Poulos told investigators he fatally shot 19-year-old Kajuan Raye in the back after the teen twice pointed a gun at him during a foot chase on the South Side. But police found no gun by Raye or along the approximately two-block route of the chase in spite of extensive searches...

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

Website

Campaign for Ray Bradbury museum in his native Waukegan launches this week
08/18/2019 9:54pm

The group behind the yearslong effort to open a museum honoring Ray Bradbury in the late authors childhood hometown of Waukegan will launch a fundraising campaign next week.

Stevenson High addition creates 'tranquil' atmosphere for students, teachers
08/18/2019 9:52pm

Stevenson High Schools new $27 million addition features new classrooms, lots of open spaces and even walls covered with plants.

Stage is set for Justin Thomas after winning BMW
08/18/2019 7:06pm

Justin Thomas wins the BMW Championship on Sunday at Medinah by 3 shots over playing parter Patrick Cantlay, setting the stage for The Tour Championship in Atlanta starting Thursday.

Rozner: Was this Tiger's last shot in Chicago?
08/18/2019 5:41pm

If this was the last time he plays golf in Chicago, Tiger Woods gave the fans another weekend to remember just by showing up at Medinah for the BMW Championship.

Lightning strike at hotel nearly causes Mickelson to miss tee time
08/18/2019 4:29pm

Golf star Phil Mickelson nearly missed his tee time for todays final round of the e BMW Championship in Medinah after a lightning strike on the roof of the Eaglewood Resort & Spa left him without his clubs and running late.

Extra Bilingual Newspaper
Extra Bilingual Newspaper

3906 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647   Directions

(773) 252-3534

Website

Lawndale News
Lawndale News

5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions

(708) 656-6400

Website

‘I love the community feel of Cicero’
08/15/2019 6:21am

By: Ashmar Mandou Without a shadow of a doubt, Patricia Sturdevants heart belongs in Cicero. As one of eight siblings, Sturdevant grew up in Cicero with no plans of relocating... Read more

Latinx Community Defining Future of Consumption
08/15/2019 6:20am

By: Ashmar Mandou Latinx consumers are defining the future of consumption, reports Nielsen using Census data. Nielsens latest Diverse Intelligence Series report, La Oportunidad Latinx: Cultural Currency and the Consumer... Read more

Museum of Science and Industry Offers Free Museum Entry
08/15/2019 6:19am

Wrap up summer with a free visit to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago MSI. On August 26th through 28th, Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry giving families opportunities... Read more

Summer Concert Recap
08/15/2019 6:18am

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Broadway in Chicago held its annual Summer Concert Tuesday evening, despite the showers, at Millennium Park where theatre lovers witnessed several performances from Chicagos popular shows... Read more

Overcoming Barriers to Homeownership in Hispanic Communities
08/15/2019 6:18am

By: Elia Reyes, Bank of America, Chicago Edited by Lawndale Bilingual News Over time, the definition of the American Dream has changed. Still, the desire to own a home remains... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890

Website

Shooting Near Calumet Park Leaves One Man Dead
08/19/2019 8:15am

The victim was shot twice in the stomach and was taken to the University of Chicago hospital where he later died.

Innovative New School Building Promises New Learning Experiences For Cicero Kids
08/19/2019 6:26am

CBS 2 was there as construction crews scrambled to get a brand new school ready for students in Cicero.

Rideshare Passengers Are Routinely Carting Drugs, Driver Says
08/19/2019 6:25am

A Joliet rideshare driver says passengers are routinely carting narcotics into Ubers and Lyfts.

State. Sen. Sandoval Apologizes For Mock Trump Assassination Photos At Fundraiser
08/18/2019 10:33pm

An Illinois state senator apologized Sunday night after controversial photos surfaced from a local fundraiser.

Neighbors Alarmed By Theft, Shooting At Lansing Auto Parts Store
08/18/2019 10:31pm

A theft with gunfire transpired Sunday at an auto parts store in south suburban Lansing.

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

The Opening Bell 8/19/19: Vivid Seats Is The Untold Success Story In Chicago’s Startup Community
08/19/2019 6:31am

The live event and entertainment industry is incredibly lucrative, but fans cant step in the door to these events without tickets. Steve Grzanich knows that the tickets are one of the most important parts to a successful event and Stan Chia CEO of Vivid Seats explained how his company has capitalized on that with a new app, partnerships, and events happening everyday, they have become the largest independent ticket seller in the U.S. to take on the big guys.

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 8/19/19
08/19/2019 6:31am

On August 19th, 2019 Steve Grzanich shares the days potential market drivers: The July report on Existing Home Sales is out on Wednesday The Federal Open Market Committee begins their two day meeting on Wednesday as well First time claims for unemployment benefits will be out on Thursday

Asian Carp Could Flourish If They Reach Lake Michigan
08/19/2019 6:31am

Asian Carp have been causing environmental issues all around the Great Lakes region for years, but they havent quite made their mark on Lake Michigan yet. John Flesher Environmental Correspondent at Associated Press joined Steve Grzanich to discuss a new study showing the potential of the invasive species flourishing in Lake Michigan along with how it impacts fisherman and the ecosystem.

Nick Digilio 8.19.19 | Reviews of “Good Boys” and “The Nightingale”, Remembering Peter Fonda, The Best Revenge Movies
08/19/2019 6:15am

Hour 1: Monday Morning Movie Reviews: One Child Nation, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, Angry Birds 2 and Blinded By the Light Hour 2 Monday Morning Movie Reviews: Whered You Go Bernadette, Good Boys and The Nightingale Hour 3: Remembering Peter Fondas best performances The Best Revenge Movies Hour 4: The Best Revenge Movies cont. Nicks Dad Tells a Joke To download this or any of Nicks podcast visit ouriTunes page. Like us onFacebook /nickdshowand

Nick’s Dad’s Joke of the Week – 8.19.19
08/19/2019 6:15am

Nick Digilios Dad delivers his joke of the week. To download this or any of Nicks podcast visit ouriTunes page. Like us onFacebook /nickdshowand follow us onTwitter nickdshow.

WGN TV - CW 9
WGN TV - CW 9

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311

Website

He got his first haircut in 15 years so he could join the Army
08/19/2019 8:18am

Superlong hair, or serving his country Reynaldo Arroyochose the latter. The 23-year-old has been growing his hair out for 15 years, but on Thursday he decided to have the big chop so he couldenlist in the Army. Im just really excited to be enlisting, he said, in a video posted to the Salt Lake City Army Recruiting Battalion Facebook page. Arroyo will be donating the hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit that takes hair donations and makes wigs for

2 men rescue woman in wheelchair who fell off dock into ocean
08/19/2019 8:13am

ST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands DJ Kashief Hamilton says he was playing music on a cruise ship dock at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands when he heard a loud scream. The DJ stopped the party. He says he saw people running, including friend Randolph Donovan, with whom he works as an entertainer for visitors to the island. The 34-year-old Donovan jumped about 10 feet down off the dock into the ocean. A young woman in a wheelchair

State sues Aqua Illinois over University Park lead contamination
08/19/2019 7:47am

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. Illinois alleges that a company that provides water to a Chicago suburb made changes without permission from state regulators that caused lead to contaminate the villages drinking water. Attorney General Kwame Raoul filed a lawsuit Friday against Aqua Illinois, the company that supplies water to residents of University Park, a village about 40 miles south of Chicago. The lawsuit says Aqua Illinois switched the source of the villages water from groundwater wells to the Kankakee River

University of Chicago student escapes attempted sexual assault on campus
08/19/2019 7:37am

CHICAGO The University of Chicago is issuing an alert after an attempted sexual assault on campus. Police said a 21-year-old student was approached from behind shortly after midnight Monday at 56th and Drexel. A man then placed his arms around her torso, threw her to the ground and tried to assault her. The man ran away after the woman bit him on his arm, according to police. Police have not yet provided a description of the suspect. No one

Charges pending against man in connection to Indiana teen’s abduction
08/19/2019 7:30am

CROWN POINT, Ind. A teenager from Crown Point, who was the subject of an Amber Alert, will be reunited with her family as an arrest has been made in connection with her abduction. The FBI said 16-year-old Madison Eddlemon was found safe in Arkansas Sunday morning, and relatives are traveling there Monday to bring her back home to Indiana. The Amber Alert was issued after a car belonging to Eddlemon was found abandoned in Crown Point, IN, with some

WLS TV - ABC 7
WLS TV - ABC 7

190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 750-7777

Website

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

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is married!
08/19/2019 8:00am

Dwayne The Rock Johnson announced that he and longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian, 34, tied the knot in Hawaii.

City fines landlords for illegal micro-apartments in NYC, officials report
08/19/2019 7:45am

Some tiny apartments on the Lower East Side are causing a big stir.

Cedric Benson, former Bears running back, killed in motorcycle crash
08/19/2019 7:35am

Former Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson was killed in a motorcycle accident in Texas. He was 36.

WMAQ TV - NBC 5
WMAQ TV - NBC 5

454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 836-5555

Website

Family Wants Answers After Gary Police Fatally Shoot Man
08/19/2019 8:25am

The family of a man fatally shot by police in Gary, Indiana, over the weekend says they want answers about what led to his death.

Cubs, Anthony Rizzo Beat Pirates in Little League Classic
08/18/2019 9:32pm

The Chicago Cubs finished their road trip in style on Sunday night, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Little League Classic in Williamsport.Photo Credit: MLB Photos via Getty Images

Cubs Borrow 'Jersey Shake' Little League Celebration
08/18/2019 8:15pm

The Chicago Cubs routinely come up with new celebrations for triumphs on the diamond, but could a Little League team from New Jersey have given them an idea for a new onePhoto Credit: MLB Photos via Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Fiery Crash Closes Bridge Over Illinois River
08/18/2019 10:57pm

A major bridge over the Illinois River in suburban Morris was closed for several hours as police officers and firefighters dealt with the aftermath of a major car crash, according to officials.Photo Credit: Lexi Sutter

Cubs, Pirates Soak in Little League Classic Day in Williamsport
08/18/2019 9:00pm

The Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates had a great day in Williamsport as they took part in the Little League Classic.Photo Credit: MLB Photos via Getty Images

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