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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

30 N Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60607   Directions

(312) 828-0350


Fourteen candidates?!
02/22/2019 3:07pm

The Readers mayoral cheat sheet is here to help. Gery Chico

Napolitano’s challenger hopes the 41st Ward isn’t as bigoted as it seems
02/21/2019 3:00pm

The far-northwest-side aldermanic race may hinge on affordable housingbut not the way you think. As gale-force winds whipped the city last week, two former firefighters stood in front of a Chicago Public Library branch in far-northwest-side Norwood Park, toeing the electioneering boundary.

Aldermania! The Board Game
02/21/2019 11:34am

Like politics, the rules are simple. If you break them, dont get caught. Chicago politics aint for sissies.

The Ben Joravsky Show returns February 27
02/21/2019 6:01am

Ben is back on the air. The Ben Joravsky Show will launch Wednesday, February 27, as a livestream and podcast presented by the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Sun-Times. Ben is back on the air.The Ben Joravsky Show will launch Wednesday, February27, as a livestream and podcast presented by the Chicago Reader and Chicago Sun-Times.

Archive Dive: The 2004 Senate primary was the reality show of the year
02/18/2019 2:18pm

A look back at a crowded race full of candidates who didnt come to make friends. Long before throwing his hat in the ring in a second attempt to become mayor of Chicago, Gery Chico entered a similarly crowded race to take overPeter Fitzgeralds U.S. Senate seat way back in the aughts.

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


A decade after court victory, R. Kelly to return to same courthouse to face new sex charges
02/22/2019 10:05pm

A decade ago, R&B superstar R. Kelly bowed his head and thanked Jesus after a Cook County jury acquitted him of child pornography charges stemming from an alleged videotaped sexual encounter with a 13-year-old girl. Clear of a legal cloud that had hung over him for more than six years, Kelly emerged...

While some Chicago mayoral candidates don't like each other, a few have bonded on the 2019 campaign trail
02/22/2019 9:15pm

Political debates often feature quips and barbs between candidates who are hostile toward one another and trying to derail their opponents campaigns. But during a recent WTTW-Ch. 11 Chicago mayoral forum, candidates Paul Vallas and Willie Wilson drew attention when they started holding hands....

R. Kelly surrenders to Chicago police after being charged with sexually abusing 4 alleged victims
02/22/2019 8:35pm

In a bombshell development, R&B superstar R. Kelly was indicted Friday on charges he sexually abused four victims, three of them underage, over a span of a dozen years. Kelly was charged with allegedly abusing the one adult victim in February 2003 at the same time he was already fighting child...

'He's doing just fine': Zach LaVine supports Kris Dunn as the Bulls' evaluation of the point guard continues
02/22/2019 8:15pm

Kris Dunn returned to the starting lineup after missing the final game before the All-Star break with a lower back bruise. His stature as a guaranteed member of the Bulls core has taken some bumps as well, and these final six-plus weeks will be important for the third-year guard. Zach LaVine,...

Bears will release kicker Cody Parkey at the start of the new league year
02/22/2019 7:50pm

The Cody Parkey era in Chicago will come to an unsurprising end soon. The Bears will release their embattled kicker at the start of the league year March 13, a source confirmed Friday. NFL Network first reported the news. The move will bring to a close a tumultuous year that started when the Bears...

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


No criminal charges by Cook County in fatal Elgin police shooting
02/22/2019 9:10pm

The Cook County states sttorneys office ruled that last years fatal police shooting in Elgin was justified, officials said Friday afternoon.

R. Kelly turns himself into Chicago police
02/22/2019 9:08pm

R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls.

DUI, reckless driving charges issued after Downers North student suffers 'unrecoverable injuries'
02/22/2019 4:47pm

The driver who struck a Downers Grove North High School student Tuesday has been charged with felony aggravated DUI and felony reckless driving, authorities said Friday. The charges against Joseph Kucharski, 51, of Naperville, came as the family of 17-year-old Beth Dunlap told the schools principal she suffered unrecoverable injuries from the crash. Relatives are making funeral arrangements.

'His heart was huge and he loved big': Family, co-workers pay respects to Henry Pratt shooting victim
02/22/2019 7:34pm

Russell Beyers life was cut way short, but it was filled with care and concern for family and friends, said those who gathered Friday to pay respects to the 47-year-old who was among five people killed in the Feb. 15 shooting at the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora.

Dart proposes FOID revocation task forces in each county
02/22/2019 2:31pm

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is proposing legislation that would create task forces in each county in the state to handle Firearm Owner Identification Card revocations and weapon collections.

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


City Announces The Hoxton Hotel is Bringing Over 300 Jobs to Chicago
02/21/2019 6:20am

On Tuesday in London, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and The Hoxton announced that the hotel will bring over 300 jobs to Chicago when it opens in April 2019. This contributes to... Read more

RTA Set to Work with New Vendor
02/21/2019 6:19am

The Regional Transportation Authority RTA has entered into an agreement with a new vendor, Omicron Technologies, that will process RTA Reduced Fare and Ride Free applications and produce permits beginning... Read more

Political Sidebar
02/21/2019 6:18am

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Political Sidebar is a weekly round-up of commentary from elected officials around the Chicagoland area discussing topical issues affecting their communities. Congressman Jess Chuy Garca Releases... Read more

The Illusion of a National Emergency
02/21/2019 6:17am

By: Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. President Trump has provoked a national emergency and constitutional crisis with the stroke of a pen. Personal, political shortcomings and hallucinations have never constituted... Read more

Defining Your Impact
02/21/2019 6:16am

Fs tr comhar will host a live business workshop entitled Defining Your Impact on Wednesday, Feb. 27th at 9a.m., to 11a.m., at Dwellings Real Estate, 3208 Grove Ave., Berwyn, IL.... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890


Compher Scores Twice, Avs Beat Blackhawks 5-3
02/22/2019 11:08pm

Skating in his home state, J.T. Compher helped keep the Colorado Avalanche rolling.

Markannen Makes 2 Late Free Tthrows, Bulls Beat Magic 110-109
02/22/2019 11:04pm

Lauri Markkannen shooting free throws was a fitting way for the Chicago Bulls to finish off the Orlando Magic on Friday night.

Pulse Nightclub Shooting Memorial Comes To Chicago High School, Sparks Conversations About Student Fears
02/22/2019 10:53pm

A new exhibit about the tragic aftermath of Orlandos Pulse Nightclub shooting now hangs inside a Chicago high school. Those who brought the exhibit say its helping some students open up about their own fears.

Former Sterigenics Worker Tells Of Leaking Ethylene Oxide At Plant
02/22/2019 10:33pm

Another former worker at a local company accused of emitting high levels of a toxic chemical has come forward, describing how a cancer-causing gas would leak during plant operations and how he was told to mop up residue into the drainage system.

MISSING: Carmello Savage, 11, Last Seen At Fuller Elementary School
02/22/2019 10:04pm

Chicago police are searching for a missing 11-year-old boy last seen in the Bronzeville neighborhood.



205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(219) 663-5842


WGN Radio

WGN Radio

435 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 222-4700


Actor Gary Cole celebrates 20 years of “Office Space”
02/22/2019 11:13pm

Chicagos very own Gary Cole joins Patti Vasquez from New York to look back on one of the greatest cult comedies of all-time, Office Space. Gary talks about the original animated short that inspired the film, how he created the iconic character of Bill Lumbergh and why Office Space endures two decades later. Plus, he discusses his other roles on shows like Veep and The Good Wife and his desire to return to Steppenwolf Theatre.

Highlights: Avalanche 5 – Blackhawks 3 – 2/22/19
02/22/2019 10:29pm

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche February 22, 2019 Boxscore Recap

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse
02/22/2019 9:33pm

CHICAGO R&B singer R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three victims between the ages of 13 and 17, according to WGN. Aggravated criminal sexual abuse is a Class 2 felony, punishable by three to seven years in prison probation is also an option. At a news conference Friday, the Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx described the charges, which span from 1998 to 2010. Foxx said

Roe Conn Full Show (02/22/19): WGN- TV’s Ben Bradley reports on R Kelly Charged w/ 10 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, Mike Monico tracking all Celebrity Court Cases, Blackhawks Margaritaville night, and Top Five@5 , and more
02/22/2019 7:13pm

On the Friday Margaritaville edition, of The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes, WGN TVs Ben Bradley Joins to talk about R Kelly being charged with ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, Fox drops Jussie from remaining Empire Episodes. Legal expert Mike Monico calls in to talk about all celebrities catching cases including R Kelly, Jussie Smollett, Robert Kraft, and others. Joining us live from the United Center is the Host of the Margaritaville Podcast HeikkiHay Key Larsen. Heikki

The Top Five@5 (02/22/19): Mayor Emanuel on CNN last night on actor Jussie Smollett, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders No Collusion, Elton John Biopic Rocketman, Michael B. Jordan and more…
02/22/2019 7:10pm

The Top Five5 for Friday, February 22nd, 2019: Former Empire actor Jussie Smollett fights his emotions as he spoke about the negative impact his case has had on Chicago. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders express confidence on Fox and Friends that A special counsel report would show No Collusion between Russia and the Trump Campaign. Paramount Pictures released the official trailer for the upcoming Elton John Biopic Rocketman. Its scheduled to be released in the UK on May 24th



2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311


This educator’s philosophy is anything but textbook
02/22/2019 10:24pm

CHICAGO She has been called a pioneer and a trailblazer with innovative ideas for education. Phyllis Locketts philosophy steers students away from the old-fashioned classroom setting and puts them on a path for a brighter future. The daughter of CPS school teachers, Lockett ironically isnt a teacher. She studied engineering at Purdue University and received an MBA from Northwestern University. While working in corporate America, she made a visit home to Chicago that had a profound effect on her.

Markannen makes 2 late free throws, Bulls beat Magic 110-109
02/22/2019 10:19pm

ORLANDO, Fla. Lauri Markannen made two of three free throws with 1.5 seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls a 110-109 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night in the first game after the All-Star break for both teams. After being fouled by Aaron Gordon on a 3-pointer, Markannen missed the first attempt, the Bulls only miss of the game in 19 attempts, and hit the second two. Markannen finished with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Evan Fournier,

Catholic leaders said lay people could be key to success of efforts to end abuse
02/22/2019 9:37pm

ROME The close of the week is not the final day of the Summit on the Protection of Minors in the church. But it was a day filled with intensive dialogue about sex abuse and more importantly, defining a concrete plan of action. And it was a day of firsts as a woman addressed the bishops to talk about working together. Friday morning, as Rome awakened, there was a message from the street artist known as Maupal. Locals passing by

Compher scores twice, Avs beat Blackhawks 5-3
02/22/2019 9:30pm

CHICAGO J.T. Compher scored his second goal of the game on a breakaway to snap a tie with 5:22 left in the third period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 Friday night for their third straight win. Compher broke in alone from center ice after taking a pass from Patrik Nemeth and beat Collin Delia with a shot over the glove. Carl Soderberg also had two goals, including a short-handed empty-netter, and Gabriel Landeskog scored his



190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 750-7777


Submit a drawing to the Weather Sketchers Club
01/11/2019 9:56am

Hey kids Were looking for new members of the ABC7 Weather Sketchers Club

3 Bay Area men up for Oscars for their work on blockbuster smash 'Black Panther'
02/23/2019 2:07am

Black Panther is up for six Oscars. Three Bay Area sound editors who worked on the film could take home their first golden statuettes.

Here's a San Francisco hair salon's connection to the 91st Oscars and 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
02/23/2019 1:10am

As Hollywood gets ready for the 91st Academy Awards, the people from behind-the-scenes of Hollywoods biggest movies are also getting ready... in San Francisco

Chicago AccuWeather: Cloudy, rainy Saturday
02/22/2019 10:44pm

Cloudy Saturday with periods of rain, heavier in the evening. Highs in the mid-40s.



454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 836-5555


Bears to Cut Cody Parkey, Reports Say
02/22/2019 5:08pm

The Chicago Bears have reportedly made a decision on the future of kicker Cody Parkey.Photo Credit: Getty Images

Man Charged After Allegedly Hitting Student With Car
02/22/2019 6:30pm

A 51-year-old Naperville man has been charged with felony DUI after allegedly striking a Downers Grove North High school student with his car earlier this week.

Crawford Discusses Health, Blackhawks' Playoff Push
02/22/2019 3:51pm

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford has not appeared in an NHL game since mid-December, but hes hoping to be medically cleared soon to return to the teams playoff push.Photo Credit: Getty Images

Evaluating the Blackhawks' Postseason Chances
02/22/2019 3:00pm

The Chicago Blackhawks, improbably, find themselves in the hunt for a wild card spot as the NHL season heads to its final stretch.Photo Credit: Getty Images

A Look Back at Nearly 2 Decades of R. Kelly Allegations
02/22/2019 2:55pm

R&B singer R. Kelly was indicted Friday in Cook County on charges of criminal sexual abuse, following decades of allegations the singer sexually abused underage girls.

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