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Chicago man charged with shooting ice cream vendor, leading to South Side SWAT standoff, police say 06/15/2024 2:47pm

A man has been charged after allegedly shooting an ice cream vendor earlier this week on the South Side. One witness described hearing an argument over the price of a $1 ice cream the vendor was selling before the shooting.

Weed out landscaping, gardening scammers with these quick tips 06/15/2024 1:25pm

Dont let landscaping and garden scammers rake in your cash with these quick tips.

1 killed, 13 wounded in shootings across city this weekend, Chicago police say 06/15/2024 1:19pm

The weekend is off to a violent start in Chicago with a string of shootings happening within a span of five hours, all on the citys West Side.

1 dead, 4 rescued from South Shore apartment fire, Chicago Fire Dept. says 06/15/2024 12:33pm

One person was killed and four others were injured in a South Shore apartment fire early Saturday morning, the Chicago Fire Department said.

Backstage tour at Pixar reveals how 'Inside Out 2' came to life 06/15/2024 12:30pm

On The Red Carpet is taking viewers inside Pixar Animation Studios for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the new film, Inside Out 2, now playing in theaters everywhere.

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Willie Wilson Gas and Grocery giveaway: When and where 06/15/2024 6:51am

CHICAGO Chicago businessman and philanthropist Willie Wilson and Fraternal Order of Police President John Cantanzara are hosting a gas and grocery giveaway this morning with the event kicking off in the citys Dunning neighborhood. The giveaway, which Wilson said is for senior citizens and Chicago residents struggling with high food and gas prices, will ...

Arson attack in Bridgeport leaves woman dead, 12-year-old girl injured 06/15/2024 8:44am

CHICAGO A woman is dead and a 12-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after a male threw an incendiary device through the window of a Bridgeport apartment early Saturday morning. According to the Chicago Police Department, an unknown male offender threw an incendiary device through an apartment window in the 3100 block of ...

Glendale Heights police officer dismissed, charged with theft after alleged credit card use to fuel his own vehicle 06/15/2024 11:25am

WHEATON, Ill. A Glendale Heights police officer has been fired and charged with theft after allegedly using a village-issued credit card to pay for gas in his personal vehicle, according to a press release from the DuPage County States Attorneys Office DCSAO. DCSAO officials said 37-year-old Mark Garcia turned himself into authorities Friday night ...

1 dead, 2 adults and 2 children injured after South Shore apartment fire 06/15/2024 12:45pm

CHICAGO One man is dead, and two adults and two children were injured after a fire early Saturday morning in the citys South Shore neighborhood. According to Chicago police, a fire started in a three-flat apartment around 2:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of East 78th Street. After firefighters arrived on scene, a 24-year-old ...

Suddenly cancelled 'Rave Train' event replaced by 'Train Wreck' 06/15/2024 8:06am

CHICAGO The event organizer behind a suddenly cancelled Rave Train experience aboard the CTAs Brown Line is offering an alternate, train-themed event for ticket holders, or refunds if they cant attend. REDLINE Direct has replaced the Redline Express The originally planned rave train with an event they are calling Train Wreck. Train ...

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Sharp Pins’ homegrown power pop sounds as big as the stars 06/14/2024 1:58pm

In 2021, Lifeguard singer-guitarist Kai Slater began publishing Hallogallo, a zine that documents the young Chicago indie-rock scene thats taken the Hallogallo name as its ownhes not just an active member of this community but also a kind of figurehead. Slaters zine provides a window into his own tastes too, and hes interviewed some big The post Sharp Pins homegrown power pop sounds as big as the stars appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Our Work 06/14/2024 12:42pm

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Thalia Hall hosts a triple-header of slow-burning heavy music 06/14/2024 12:09pm

Mind Burns Alive, the new fifth studio album by Pallbearer, is a strong, diverse effort that weaves existential emotional vulnerability through a crush of heavy doom with progressive spacey pacing. Little Rocks loudest exports are experts at building tension, and when they do finally deliver a payoff, it emphasizes the conflicted hopes and naked longing The post Thalia Hall hosts a triple-header of slow-burning heavy music appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Cedric Burnside embodies raw, electric Mississippi blues 06/14/2024 12:09pm

Singer, guitarist, and drummer Cedric Burnside comes from a long line of blues performers his grandfather is cultishly beloved guitarist and singer R.L. Burnside, and his father is blues drummer Calvin Jackson. He started touring at age 13 and had roughly 30 years of experience under his belt by the time he won his first The post Cedric Burnside embodies raw, electric Mississippi blues appeared first on Chicago Reader.

Jean Deaux finds a shining new beginning on Nowhere, Fast 06/14/2024 12:09pm

Last spring, Chicago R&B artist Jean Deaux performed a show while recovering from laryngitis, and it turned out she wasnt nearly healed enough: she caused herself a vocal injury that kept her offstage for a year. I had to go see a specialist and they told me I had to be on vocal rest for The post Jean Deaux finds a shining new beginning on Nowhere, Fast appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Muslim pilgrims converge at Mount Arafat for daylong worship as Hajj reaches its peak 06/15/2024 12:48pm

Muslims from around the world gathered at the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for worship and reflection on the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage.

Trump’s Michigan trip will include stops at a Black church and a gathering of far-right activists 06/15/2024 12:11pm

Donald Trump is courting Black voters and a conservative group popular with white supremacists during back-to-back stops in Michigan.

Man throws explosive device through window, woman dead, girl injured in Bridgeport neighborhood 06/15/2024 10:59am

An unknown suspect threw an explosive device through a window of an apartment overnight in the Bridgeport neighborhood where a woman was pronounced dead and 12-year-old girl was injured, Chicago police said. Shortly before 2:30 a.m., a male suspect threw an incendiary device through a window of an apartment in the 3100 block of South Green Street, causing a fire, police said. A 54-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene and a girl, 12, was taken to Stroger Hospital where she was listed in fair condition. No one was in custody, and the Bomb and Arson Unit was investigating.

Verbal abuse, a ‘sex-driven’ culture 06/15/2024 10:00am

Ex-employees allege they experienced persistent verbal abuse and a misogynistic environment at Chicago-based mortgage company Guaranteed Rate.

1 dead, 4 hurt after South Shore apartment fire 06/15/2024 8:45am

One person was killed and four were hurt, including two children, after a fire tore through a home in South Shore early Saturday. The blaze broke out at around 3 a.m. in the third floor of an apartment building on the 2400 block of East 78th Street, according to a Chicago Fire Department spokesperson. The two children were taken to Comer Childrens Hospital in critical condition. One adult was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, and another was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in fair condition. The cause of the fire is under investigation, CFD

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Schaumburg man helps break a barrier with first ASL broadcasts of Stanley Cup Finals 06/14/2024 4:45pm

Schaumburg resident Jason Altmann, a third-generation deaf person, is broadcasting the Stanley Cup finals using American Sign Language.

Officials decry census' population loss estimates in Northwest suburbs 06/14/2024 10:32pm

Recently released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau showing significant population declines among several Northwest Cook County towns. The federal agency is estimating a drop of more than 4 of the residents in nearly a dozen towns located in the Cook County panhandle between 2020 and 2023.

Suburban communities look to address tree inequity, build climate resilience 06/14/2024 9:51pm

Whatever a communitys leading issue is, theres a tree for it.

Students' collaboration with Shedd Aquarium aids conch conservation efforts 06/14/2024 4:51pm

What do you call a faux gastropod thats actually a man-made snack for aquatic predators

'An iconic Australian species': Koalas to make their debut at Brookfield Zoo Chicago 06/14/2024 5:32pm

Meet Brumby and Willum, the first koalas to take up residence at Brookfield Zoo Chicago in its 90-year history.


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Indiana Republicans reject Mike Braun's pick for lieutenant governor, back far-right pastor 06/15/2024 2:54pm

Indiana Republicans rejected Sen. Mike Brauns choice for lieutenant governor on Saturday, instead nominating a podcasting pastor with far-right views to be Brauns running mate.

With intense heat on the way, here's what to know about Chicago's public beaches 06/15/2024 11:42am

Overwhelming heat is on the way to the Chicago area in the coming week following a pleasant start to the weekend, with the citys public beaches expected to provide both relief and a swim for thousands of residents across the region.

Woman killed, girl injured in suspected arson at Bridgeport apartment 06/15/2024 9:37am

A woman was killed and a girl was injured after someone started a fire at a Bridgeport apartment early Saturday, police said.

Chicago Forecast: Warm temperatures, partly cloudy skies ahead of stretch of sweltering heat 06/15/2024 8:46am

After a pleasant start to the weekend in the Chicago area on Friday, another comfortable day is in store for the region on Saturday ahead of a stretch of sweltering heat.

1 dead, multiple children among 4 injured in South Shore fire 06/15/2024 7:51am

A fire in a South Shore residential building early Saturday morning left one person dead and four others injured, including two young children, according to fire officials.

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HouseSmarts Radio with Lou Manfredini | 6.15.24 06/15/2024 10:52am

Lou Manfredini, A.K.A. Mr. Fix It is back with great advice for homeowners, and special guests, information on new products, and more

Kari Kohler: Beware of long term agreements with a realtor 06/15/2024 12:24pm

Featured on WGN Radios Home Sweet Home Chicago on 06/15/24: The Kohler Group at Coldwell Banker Realtys Kari Kohler joins the program to discuss the importance of finding a trustworthy realtor and why you always need pay close attention to contracts that you are signing. Additionally, she highlights the housing market in Nevada. To learn ...

Lindholm Roofing's Michael Huston: Beware of solicitors 06/15/2024 12:28pm

Featured on WGN Radios Home Sweet Home Chicago on 06/15/24: Lindholm Roofings Assistant Manager Michael Huston to the rescue Listen in while Mike explains methods that storm chasers will use to try and scam you after experiencing storm damage to your roof. To learn more about what Lindholm Roofing can do for you, go to lindholmroofing.com or ...

What does being 'financially intimate' mean? 06/15/2024 12:26pm

Featured on WGN Radios Home Sweet Home Chicago on 06/15/24: President and CEO of the Kane County Teachers Credit Union Mike Lee joins the show to discuss the importance of budgeting and learning how to properly finance, especially when it comes to you and your partner. To learn more about the KCTCU and what they ...

New to Lou Too: BBQ Daddy 06/15/2024 9:39am

This weeks New to Lou Too is the BBQ Daddy. A grill cleaner with a high-tech scrubbing head and a unique FlexTexture core that firms up when dipped into cold water. As you scrub, steam from the grill boosts your cleaning power and the head gradually softens to reach deep into the grates For more info, ...

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