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Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader

(312) 392-2970

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions


The murder Chicago didn’t want to solve
03/02/2021 4:55pm

In 1963, a Black politician named Ben Lewis was shot to death in Chicago. Clues suggest the murder was a professional hit. Decades later, it remains no accident authorities never solved the crime. This story was originally published by ProPublica.

Into the void
02/26/2021 9:30am

Finding forgotten relics is never that simple.

Sexual violence survivors say Moody Bible Institute still isn’t taking their claims seriously
02/25/2021 2:22pm

Nearly six months after dozens of people came forward with allegations, the religious school has made few movesand isnt talking. Months after droves of Moody Bible Institute students, parents, and alumni accused the religious college of grossly mishandling sexual violence claims, a group of survivors say the schools administration has ignored their calls for change and shut them out of a third-party investigation.

Harm reduction
02/23/2021 9:00am

As Chicago Recovery Alliance feuds, overdoses spike. In late August, a man was found unresponsive in his car outside the west side location of the Chicago Recovery Alliance, a local overdose prevention and harm reduction group, according to former employee Nikki Carter.

Have you seen these 51 women?
02/17/2021 4:00pm

If there wasnt a serial killer who picked off dozens of victims without detection for decades, then the city was broken in a way that gave off the illusion of one. It could have been a metaphor, a clich even, except it was real.

Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times

(312) 321-3000

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


Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune

(312) 222-3232

160 N Stetson Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


Jim Rigg, school superintendent for the Archdiocese of Chicago, announces resignation
03/02/2021 8:38pm

Jim Rigg, the superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of Chicago, announced his resignation Tuesday, the archdiocese confirmed.

Embattled Homewood employee resigns following hot mic comments about Calumet Country Club development opponents
03/02/2021 6:40pm

A Homewood village employee resigned Tuesday after apologizing for making obscene and disparaging comments, caught on a live microphone, regarding opponents of a golf course redevelopment project

Kenosha woman killed in Sunday Waukegan crash
03/02/2021 6:20pm

Maria Gloria, 64, of Kenosha, died as a result of blunt force injuries from the crash, which happened Sunday morning at Lewis Avenue and Yorkhouse Road, according to Coroner Jennifer Banek.

Chicago bars and restaurants can stay open until 1 a.m., boost capacity to 50%, Lightfoot announces
03/02/2021 6:19pm

Chicago will allow bars and restaurants to boost indoor capacity to 50 and remain open until 1 a.m. in the latest move from Mayor Lori Lightfoot to ease COVID-19 restrictions and help businesses. Lightfoot also will allow liquor stores to sell alcohol until 11 p.m. and boost the number of people allowed at indoor fitness classes to 20, the city said. Indoor capacity for bars and restaurants will be capped at 50 people per space, the city said.

Wrigley Field campus could become city’s next COVID-19 mass inoculation site, as United Center poised to open early and Biden says US will have enough adult vaccines by end of May
03/02/2021 6:11pm

Plans surfaced Tuesday that Advocate Aurora Health is working to host a mass vaccination site at the Wrigley Field campus.

Crain's Chicago Business
Crain's Chicago Business

(312) 649-5200

150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


Daily Herald
Daily Herald

(847) 427-4300

155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005   Directions


83,000 J&J shots to come to Illinois this week; seniors can sign up for United Center shots
03/02/2021 5:42pm

Illinois is expected to receive 83,000 doses of Johnson & Johnsons new COVID-19 vaccine by Wednesday. Illinois reported 1,577 new cases on Tuesday with 47 more deaths. Seniors can book United Center appointments Thursday.

Biden vows enough vaccine for all U.S. adults by end of May
03/02/2021 3:09pm

The announcement comes as the White House looks to speed the production of the single-dose vaccine. Officials have said J&J faced unexpected production issues with its vaccine and produced only 3.9 million doses ahead of its receiving emergency use authorization on Saturday. The company says it is on pace to deliver 100 million doses by the end of June.

Aurora coalition works to deliver COVID-19 vaccine shots to Black, Hispanic residents
03/02/2021 5:31pm

Black and Hispanic suburbanites are being left behind in the fight against COVID-19, Aurora civic and religious leaders said Tuesday before opening a vaccination clinic for more than 750 minority residents.

Arlington Heights pond cleanup should help solve odor problems, officials say
03/02/2021 5:34pm

Plans to clean up and expand a detention pond on the north side of Arlington Heights should solve odor problems and help mitigate flooding in the area, village officials said.

Rozner: Bears' Pace sounds wise in saying little
03/02/2021 4:52pm

Bears GM Ryan Pace said very little Tuesday. It was perhaps his best performance to date.

Extra Bilingual Newspaper
Extra Bilingual Newspaper

(773) 252-3534

3906 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647   Directions


Lawndale News
Lawndale News

(708) 656-6400

5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions


Governor Appoints Sylvia I. Garcia as Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
02/25/2021 6:18am

Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker named Sylvia I. Garcia to serve as Director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic... Read more

Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Transforming Illinois’ Criminal Justice System
02/25/2021 6:17am

On Monday, JB Pritzker signed landmark legislation that transforms Illinois criminal justice system. This landmark legislation ends a pretrial detention system that benefits the wealthy, expands training and wellness programs... Read more

CHA Launches JobsPlus Program at Dearborn Homes
02/25/2021 6:15am

The Chicago Housing Authority launched its JobsPlus program at Dearborn Homes virtually on February 17th, officially kicking off a program that supports residents with employment, education and financial services. It... Read more

Triton College Student Selected for 2021 DREAM Scholars Program
02/25/2021 6:13am

Triton Collegeis proud to announcepre-veterinary majorSarah Cuevaswasselected asa2021DREAM Scholar. TheDREAM Scholars Program, produced by Achieving the Dream ATD,isan experientiallearningprogramdesigned for student leadersto enhance theirleadershipskillsand use themtoinfluence positive change on their... Read more

Early Childhood Funding in New Budget Proposal
02/25/2021 6:12am

Courtesy of Illinois Early Childhood Funding Coalition Early care and education in Illinois will see a mix of cuts and level funding in Governor JB Pritzkers proposed state budget, as... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

(312) 899-2890

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions


Chicago Weather: Cool Lake Breeze Wednesday Afternoon
03/02/2021 11:24pm

It will not be as cold Tuesday night, with lows in many areas staying above freezing.

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03/02/2021 11:23pm

Bears Have One Week To Decide Whether To Use Franchise Tag For Allen Robinson
03/02/2021 11:22pm

The Bears have exactly one week to figure out if they will use the franchise tag on top receiver Allen Robinson.

St. Louis, New Orleans Archdioceses Call Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Morally Compromised;’ Chicago Archdiocese Says It Will Follow Pope’s Guidance
03/02/2021 11:03pm

The archdioceses of St. Louis and New Orleans have called the recently-approved Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine morally compromised.

Residents, Firefighters Worry Closure Of Fire Station In Glenview Will Jeopardize Community Safety
03/02/2021 10:41pm

The decision to close a firehouse in Glenview has some residents and firefighters feeling blindsided.


(312) 565-5532

205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


WGN Radio
WGN Radio

(312) 222-4700

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


Chicago's revised COVID restrictions allow bars and restaurants to open at 50% capacity
03/02/2021 7:12pm

Michelle Dupretti, 3rd generation operator of Gene & Georgetti, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicagos Afternoon News to discuss Chicagos revised COVID-19 restrictions that will allow bars and restaurants in the city to open at 50 capacity. Follow Your Favorite Chicagos Afternoon News Personalities on Twitter: Follow SteveBertrand Follow kpowell720 Follow kgfrankenthal Follow maryvandevelde

Chemistry Professor Paul Hergenrother: U of I puts $1 million a week towards COVID saliva tests
03/02/2021 1:56pm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the COVID saliva tests University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chemistry Professor Paul Hergenrother developed. Professor Hergenrother joins John Williams to talk about the success of the test as it is used at the school.

When can we expect theater to return with a live audience?
03/02/2021 5:17pm

Chicago Tribune theater critic and author Chris Jones joins Anna to talk about Chicago Theater Week, how the theater community has managed during the pandemic, what are some of the shows that we need to experience virtually, the 25th anniversary of Rent, the impact of the pandemic on the economy of New York, and when we can expect live theater ...

City Club of Chicago: Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi
03/02/2021 9:34pm

March 2, 2021 Fritz Kaegi - Assessor - Cook County Fritz Kaegi Fritz Kaegi is the Cook County Assessor. Prior to beginning his career in Cook County government, Fritz spent more than 20 years valuing assets as a mutual fund portfolio manager and analyst. In his 13 years at Columbia Wanger Asset Management, Fritz served ...

What you should know if you plan on heading to Miami Beach for spring break
03/02/2021 5:42pm

Officer Ernesto Rodriguez, Public Information Officer, Miami Beach Police Department, joins Anna to talk about why they are cracking down on spring break activities in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus.


(773) 528-2311

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions


'Such an amazing kid': Oak Lawn H.S. mourns senior who died of COVID-19
03/02/2021 9:41pm

Everyone is extremely sad to lose such an amazing kid.

Potential HIV breakthrough could also play a role in battling COVID-19
03/02/2021 10:27pm

Scientists have identified a group of people who, even though infected, show no viral level of HIV. Now they hope to harness the virus fighting ability and transform it into a better therapy and perhaps even a cure. Massive numbers of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are infected with HIV, yet a select ...

Aragon co-owner under investigation for money laundering
03/02/2021 9:32pm

CHICAGO - A co-owner of the famed Aragon Ballroom is under investigation for allegedly laundering money. According to a federal search warrant, exclusively obtained by WGN Investigates, the co-owner, Ivan Fernandez, and his associates took cash to clean on multiple occasions. The money came from an unidentified source who purported to have drug money. But ...

Barrington Hills police officers help during baby delivery on side of road
03/02/2021 10:32pm

BARRINGTON HILLS, Ill. - Two Barrington Hills police officers helped bring a sense of calm moments after a baby was delivered on a side of the road Tuesday morning. Officers Bill Walsh and Brian Baird pulled up to Old Sutton Rd and Algonquin just before 7 a.m. Grace and Tyler Schwartzlow, of Wonder Lake, were ...

'Senseless': Family demands justice for 11-year-old girl paralyzed in South Side shooting
03/02/2021 9:43pm

The victims family is offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to an arrest, conviction or footage of the crime.


(312) 750-7777

190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions


Lady Gaga's wounded dog walker describes 'close call with death,' thanks public for support
03/03/2021 12:28am

As he recovers in the hospital, Lady Gagas dog walker is describing his close call with death after being shot by thieves who stole the singers French bulldogs.

13 killed when semi-truck collides with SUV carrying 25 people in Southern California, CHP says
03/02/2021 10:48pm

A semi-truck on Tuesday collided with an SUV carrying 25 people on a Southern California highway, killing 13 and leaving others injured, authorities said.

New Unemployment Problems
03/02/2021 10:46pm

The I-Team uncovers a new problem in the states unemployment system. Why some people with expired benefits are having trouble getting them renewed, Tuesday at 10 p.m. on ABC7 Eye

Illinois unemployment: Some filing for extended benefits have trouble reaching IDES
03/02/2021 10:40pm

A year after the pandemic, theres a new problem in Illinois embattled unemployment system: extended benefits. Some people are having trouble getting renewed.

Chicago Weather: Sunny Wednesday, cooler by the lake
03/02/2021 10:39pm

Bright sunshine on Wednesday with a lake breeze. Highs in the 50s inland, low 40s near the lake.


(312) 836-5555

454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions


Mom Thankful to be Alive After Being Shot 11 Times by Ex-Boyfriend in Horrific Attack
03/03/2021 4:15am

A local mom is thankful to be alive and tougher than she ever imagined after she was shot 11 times by an abusive ex-boyfriend last month in Chicago. I just thank God I am here, Lasonya Agee says. Agee is still being treated at a local hospital after the shooting, which occurred in the 7800 block of South Muskegon. She...

Cubs, White Sox Fans Hopeful of Return to Ballparks in 2021
03/03/2021 3:40am

For many Chicago-area residents, 2021 wont feel truly normal until they can go to their favorite teams stadium and catch a game, and on Tuesday, officials offered a new glimmer of hope that some sense of normalcy could be on the horizon. During a press availability Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot signaled that she has been in contact with several area...

Illinois Dominates Michigan, Inches Closer to NCAA Tournament No. 1 Seed
03/03/2021 2:19am

Illinois took another step towardlocking up a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday with a dominant win over No. 2 Michigan.

Man Charged With Fatally Shooting Ex-Girlfriend Outside of North Chicago Apartment
03/03/2021 12:43am

A man has been charged with fatally shooting a woman during a domestic dispute Monday in suburban North Chicago. Officers were called for reports of gunfire about 6:40 p.m. at an apartment in the first block of Prairie View Court and found a 47-year-old woman with gunshot wounds, according to the Lake County sheriffs office. Montreal Porter, 48, who had...

Deaths of Mother, Daughter in Gresham Fire Ruled Homicides Due to Arson
03/03/2021 12:38am

The deaths of a mother and her daughter who were killed in a fire Sunday in Gresham have been ruled homicides. Ieashia Ford, 34, and her daughter Porche Stinson Ford, 15, both died of injuries from inhaling combustible products due to house fire due to arson, according to autopsy results released Tuesday by the Cook County medical examiners office. Their...

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