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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

30 N Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60607   Directions

(312) 828-0350


Surviving with weed
04/18/2019 6:00am

Weed whacked
04/18/2019 4:30am

If recreational cannabis is legalized, how will Illinois reengage the formerly incarcerated and make amends to communities of color If Illinois legalizes recreational cannabis, David Tello plans to come home.

A morning at CBD Kratom is a study in serenity
04/17/2019 2:00pm

Natural alternatives to illicit and prescription drugs stimulate this weed-adjacent business. Its 8 AM on a Friday in Boystown and 26-year-old Danielle Larsen unlocks the door of the CBD Kratom shop.

Oop! Ack! It’s tax time
04/11/2019 6:00am

What to do instead of declaring your she shed a sovereign state For the many of us who are still paying our fair share while corporations and the 1 percent stand around gawking gleefully How droll, they chuckle as the rest of us squabble over minimum wage, we might need help understanding how much we owe.

'The house is yours'
04/11/2019 6:00am

Resettlement agencies say refugees are moving to the suburbs in search of cheaper homes and better-paying jobs. On July 19, 2016, Mohammad Al Jarboai, his wife, and three children pushed a loaded luggage cart into the crowded waiting area of Terminal 5 at OHare International Airport.

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


The Blanche DuBois fantasy over the Mueller report
04/19/2019 7:45pm

For almost three years now, much of the American political media what Ive been calling the Democratic Media Complex has been clinging to a fantasy about President Donald Trump and Russia. You might call them bitter clingers. They cling to the fantasy that Trump won the 2016 election only because...

Will walk-happy Yu Darvish get things under control? Cubs manager Joe Maddon isn't concerned
04/19/2019 7:45pm

Yu Darvish ranked last in the majors Friday with 7.6 walks per 9 innings, an issue the Cubs right-hander hopes to fix in his next start Saturday against the Diamondbacks. In response to his control issues, Darvish said after Mondays start in Miami in which he walked four in 5 2/3 innings: Im...

Kyle Hendricks and the Cubs beat the Diamondbacks 5-1 on a memorably windy afternoon at Wrigley Field
04/19/2019 7:35pm

Mark Grace used to say Wrigley Field was the biggest ballpark in baseball when the wind was blowing in and the smallest when the wind was blowing out. Few ballparks have the ability to change so drastically from one day to the next, which is one reason why first thing Cubs pitchers do when they...

Police raid home of missing Crystal Lake boy as parents make plea for his return and brother is placed in DCFS custody
04/19/2019 7:15pm

The whereabouts of a 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy remained unknown Friday, a day after he was reported missing, but police said their investigation was focusing on his home and that they dont believe he was abducted. Late Friday afternoon, a team of police in about seven vehicles pulled up to the...

Elizabeth Warren becomes first 2020 Democratic candidate to call for Trump's impeachment
04/19/2019 7:03pm

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday became the first 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to make a full-throated call for the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after the release of special counsel Robert Muellers redacted report. Mueller, who...

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


Police focus on missing Crystal Lake boy's house; parents plead for his safety
04/19/2019 6:33pm

Authorities investigating the disappearance of a 5-year-old boy from Crystal Lake said Friday there is no indication he was abducted or even left his house.

Minta Restaurant succeeds E + O in Mount Prospect
04/18/2019 3:14pm

Following a soft opening last Saturday, Minta Restaurant and Social Lounge will hold its grand opening at 4 p.m. Friday, on the former site of E O Food and Drink in Randhurst Village in Mount Prospect.

Via Crucis processions take place in the suburbs for Good Friday
04/19/2019 4:01pm

Arlington Heights, Palatine and Elgin were among the suburbs where worshipers participated in outdoor processions on Good Friday.

Passover begins with Seders throughout the suburbs
04/19/2019 3:57pm

Passover began at sunset Friday, with families gathering around the seder table to recall the Jews exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt.

Straight From the Source in Paris: 'A tableau of collective grief' in Notre Dame fire's aftermath
04/19/2019 6:47pm

George Harmon, an assistant professor emeritus at Northwesterns Medill School of Journalism, was vacationing in Paris this week and wrote down some observations on how the city and its people are coping with the fire that gutted Notre Dame Cathedral.

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


Ways Art Brings Awareness to Environmental Concerns
04/18/2019 6:20am

It is perhaps the most typical of environmental political battles. Congressional leaders from Florida Republicans and Democrats alike want $200 million allocated in the federal budget for restoration... Read more

TRP, Cook County Treasurer to Host Property Tax Workshop
04/18/2019 6:20am

On Saturday, April 20th, TRP and the Cook County Treasurers Office will host an educational workshop Back of the Yards neighborhoods to raise awareness around the May 3rd Tax Sale.... Read more

Eggs Up for Grabs in the South Loop
04/18/2019 6:19am

The Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance, one of the largest community organizations in Chicago, will host its 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Rain or Shine, at Chicagos Womens Park and Gardens... Read more

Easter Egg Hunts
04/18/2019 6:18am

By: Ashmar Mandou Whos ready for an egg scavenger hunt From the Chicago Park Districts to the Woodfield Mall, we have rallied a list of egg hunts occurring in and... Read more

City of Chicago Celebrates Season of Chicago Riverwalk
04/18/2019 6:17am

The City of Chicago will highlight the Chicago Riverwalks free summer programming during a public celebration running Monday, May 13, through Sunday, May 19. Activities include Year of Chicago Theatre... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890


Another Kim Foxx Staffer Resigns Amid Sussie Smollett Fallout
04/19/2019 7:16pm

While Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx is still dealing with the Jussie Smollett case aftermath, another one of her staffers has left.

Lead Levels In Hammond, Indiana Schools Raise Concerns
04/19/2019 7:04pm

A new round of test results show potentially hazardous lead-levels in water at seven Hammond schools, and now some in the community are worried about schools that have not been tested yet.

UPDATE: Brother Of Missing Crystal Lake Boy Andrew ‘A.J.’ Freund Placed In DCFS Custody; Cops Raid Home
04/19/2019 6:44pm

A day after 5-year-old Andrew A.J. Freund went missing from his home in northwest suburban Crystal Lake, police said there is no indication he was abducted, and did not walk away from his house. Their search is now focused on the familys home.

One Southbound Lane Reopens After Fatal Edens Crash At Dempster
04/19/2019 6:30pm

All southbound lanes of the Edens Expressway are closed at Dempster, in Skokie, following a fatal crash, police said.

Drivers Aren’t Fans Of Priority Bus Lanes Downtown
04/19/2019 5:47pm

Drivers say downtown is more congested than ever with Loop Link CTA bus priority lanes



205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(219) 663-5842


WGN Radio

WGN Radio

435 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 222-4700


Powerful Diet Shows Promise in Slowing the Progression of Parkinson’s! | 04.19.19
04/19/2019 7:53pm

Roberta and Prof. Christy Tangney Ph.D., FACN, CNS at Rush University Medical Center shed light on the role of the Mediterranean Diet for those with Parkinsons Disease in Parkinsons Awareness Month. The recent research and how people living with Parkinsons Disease can slow its progression through proper nutrition. Listen to the podcast here:

Roe Conn Full Show (4/19/19): Tom Skilling gets ready for “Weather Day” with the White Sox, the Top Five@5 feats. a donkey rescued from Jane Addams Tollway, and more…
04/19/2019 5:51pm

The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Friday, April 19th, 2019: WGN-TVs Ben Bradley reports on another staff member resigning from Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxxs embattled office, Head of U.S. Equities at Aviva Investors Susan Schmidt looks at the likelihood of an economic slowdown, Tom Skilling talks about Weather Day Presented by WGN-TV at Guaranteed Rate Field, Andrea Darlas reminisces about her time at WGN Radio as she prepares to leave the station, and the Top Five5 features

The Top Five@5 (4/19/19): Tommy Chong gets ready for the 4/20 holiday, Pete Davidson is living in his mother’s basement, and more!
04/19/2019 5:48pm

The Top Five5 for Friday, April 19th, 2019: Lionel Richie explains to Jimmy Kimmel why Prince wasnt on the We Are the World single, the woman who sent 159,000 text messages to a man after one date wants her day in court, Tommy Chong weighs in on the Varsity Blues college bribery scandal, Pete Davidson tells Jimmy Fallon about living with him mom, and the bodycam audio from a Cook County Sheriff trying to corral a donkey on the Jane

The Mincing Rascals 04.19.19: Mueller Report, bat flips, Kim Foxx texts, Notre Dame debate
04/19/2019 5:05pm

The Mincing Rascals are John Williams, Steve Bertrand and Patti Vasquez of WGN Radio. They begin by discussing the now-released Mueller Report, and what it means to the presidency. Then, the Rascals debate home run celebrations and the bat flip in the White Sox game Wednesday. Plus, they analyze the internal text message exchanges of States Attorney Kim Foxxs office, handed over to the Chicago Tribune. Finally, the Mincing Rascals weigh in on Frances debate over whether or not Notre

The John Williams Show Full Podcast 04.19.19: Illinois exodus continued, stuff we pay too much for, Fun Things, Bright Side of Life
04/19/2019 3:28pm

John Williams continues his conversation with you from yesterday. That is, the one about why youre leaving Illinois. You weigh in with your various reasons, from the states college admissions, to property taxes. Then, John shares a list of some of the most expensive items we add to our shopping lists on a regular basis. Finally, John, Elif and Lauren give you Fun Things To Do This Weekend and the Bright Side of Life.



2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311


Adele, husband Simon Konecki separate after 7 years of marriage
04/19/2019 8:21pm

NEW YORK Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated. The pop singers representatives Benny Tarantini and Carl Fysh confirmed the news Friday in a statement to The Associated Press. Adele and her partner have separated, the emailed statement said. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment. Adele gave birth to their son, Angelo, in 2012. The Grammy-winning British superstar has been private about her

DCFS has investigated past abuse, neglect allegations in case of missing boy
04/19/2019 7:46pm

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. The Department of Children an Family Service said Friday they have been involved with the family of a missing Crystal Lake boy since 2013 and have investigated allegations of abuse and neglect. Andrew AJ Freund was reported missing Thursday. His parents told police they last saw him at their home in the first block of Dole Avenue around 9 p.m. Wednesday, and that he wasnt there the next morning. DCFS said they have had involvement with

North winds to remain brisk through Saturday
04/19/2019 7:36pm

Advisories for lakeshore flooding remained in effect Friday night as strong north to northeast winds built waves to 10 feet or higher on southern lake Michigan. Even at inland stations, winds on Friday gusted as high as 49 mph at Bolingbrook, and 48 mph at Midway airport. Our blustery conditions resulted from a slow moving storm system that produced widespread severe thunderstorms from the Plains to the mid-Atlantic over the course of 3 days. On Saturday, the center of this

Why doesn’t Chicago get tornadoes?
04/19/2019 7:33pm

Dear Tom, Why doesnt Chicago get tornadoes Is it because of Lake Michigan William Filippi, Vernon Hills Dear William, Chicago and the Chicago area do experience tornadoes. One of the worst tornadoes to occur in the metropolitan area was the Plainfield tornado on August 28, 1990. That horrific storm caused 29 deaths and 353 injuries, though it didnt occur within Chicagos city limits. Thirteen tornadoes have occurred within the city limits since 1855, with a total death toll of 13

Beautiful spring weekend ahead
04/19/2019 6:29pm

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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

Girl discovers million-year-old shark tooth during spring break trip to North Carolina
04/19/2019 8:13pm

A girl on spring break with her family discovered an ancient treasure that is believed to be at least a million years old.



454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 836-5555


DCFS Takes Brother of Missing Boy Into Custody
04/19/2019 6:37pm

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services took the younger brother of a missing Cyrstal Lake child into custody and released Friday a timeline of interactions revealing a troubled history with the...

New CTA Bus Lanes Unveiled in Groundbreaking Ceremony
04/19/2019 6:28pm

Chicago-area motorists should get ready to move out of the way for more CTA buses after the city broke ground on the first of several new bus priority zones, focusing on the citys busiest transportation...

Wind Gusts of Nearly 50 MPH Reported Around Chicago Area
04/19/2019 5:42pm

It may be a sunny day across much of the Chicago-area, but high wind gusts have been reported throughout the area, causing downed tree limbs and chilly temperatures.Photo Credit: Getty Images

Police Issue Community Alert After Lincoln Park Carjackings
04/19/2019 5:17pm

Chicago police are issuing an alert after a series of carjackings on the citys Near North Side over the last month.Photo Credit: File Getty Images

Police Enter Home of Missing Crystal Lake Boy
04/19/2019 5:00pm

Police were seen entering the home of a missing Crystal Lake boy Friday afternoon amid a search for the 5-year-old.

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