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Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions

(312) 392-2970

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Your favorite alt-weekly is up for two national awards
06/14/2019 5:00pm

The Reader received two Association of Alternative Newsmedia nominations for best feature story and one for the Block Beat. Two features by Reader staff writer Maya Dukmasova and one multimedia series collaboration with The TRiiBE have been nominated as the best of the best in alternative journalism by the Association of Alternative Newsmedia AAN.

Defending the indefensible
06/06/2019 7:47am

The Ed Burke question: If the citys going to waste millions on downtown TIF deals, why shouldnt he get a little piece of that pie Having finally gotten around to reading the 59-page federal indictment of Alderman Ed Burke, I feel compelled to say a word or two in his defense.

Lightfoot’s first council meeting excites but sheds little light on procedures
06/01/2019 9:23am

Whats going on in the City Council Still hard to say Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez, newly elected alderman of the 33rd Ward, squeezed into the corner of a City Hall elevator, grinning and clutching a Starbucks cup.

Going to the source
05/30/2019 6:00am

Seymour Hersh on the challenge of quoting people who have something to say but dont want to publicly say it In 1989, I read an article in the New Yorker that changed my professional lifeThe Journalist and the MurdererJanet Malcolms monumental takedown of journalists.

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

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Woman, 27, fatally shot while riding vehicle in Little Village
06/16/2019 2:45am

A woman was killed after gunfire erupted as she rode in a vehicle early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood. Around 1 a.m., the 27-year-old was struck in the head by a bullet while she was a passenger of a vehicle traveling in the 2600 block of South St. Louis, according to Chicago police....

Man, found fatally stabbed near van set on fire, just wanted to 'make people smile'
06/16/2019 2:15am

A man was found dead with stab wounds Saturday morning next to a van that had been set ablaze behind a building in the East Chatham neighborhood. Shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday, firefighters and police responded to a call about a burning van in the 7900 block of South Ingleside Avenue and discovered...

Man shot in Rolling Meadows Walmart parking lot over custody dispute, police say
06/16/2019 1:00am

One man was shot after a brawl over the custody of a child led to gunfire from multiple people Saturday afternoon at a Walmart parking lot in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows. About 4:30 p.m., officers arrived at the parking lot of the Walmart, 1460 Golf Road, to respond to a call of gunshots...

Anthony Rizzo happy to share center stage with Yu Darvish after Cubs' 2-1 comeback win over Dodgers
06/16/2019 12:35am

Despite hitting a game-winning home run off All-Star closer Kenley Jansen in the top of the ninth inning Saturday night, Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo was delighted to shift the credit to Yu Darvish after clearing his latest hurdle. This year hes continued to get more comfortable, Rizzo said. From...

Simeon freshman, 15, killed in West Englewood shooting: ‘He was a baby, and they took him’
06/15/2019 11:55pm

The woman was told her son had died, but no one was allowed to see his body. So she stood outside the emergency room and prayed aloud. Please God, I want his chest to feel a heartbeat, she pleaded. The woman and over a dozen others, several of them kids, were at Comer Childrens Hospital on Saturday...

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

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Custody exchange leads to shooting in Rolling Meadows Walmart parking lot
06/15/2019 10:03pm

A dispute involving a custody exchange of a child resulted in shots being fired in a Rolling Meadows Walmart parking lot Saturday, police said.

Slain Arlington Heights couple remembered for selfless, generous lives
06/15/2019 12:41pm

At their funeral Mass Saturday morning, a retired Arlington Heights couple whom authorities believe were murdered by their daughter a week earlier, were remembered for their devotion to each other and the community they long served.

Brothers climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for Sleepy Hollow dad with Parkinson's
06/15/2019 3:29pm

When he was diagnosed with Parkinsons disease five years ago, Bob Vodicka of Sleepy Hollow felt like he was hit by a freight train. Now, his two sons are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for research to find a cure.

Chicago Bears play different sport in Schaumburg to raise money for charity
06/15/2019 6:53pm

Stars of the gridiron at Soldier Field could be found pitching, hitting and catching softballs on the diamond at Schaumburg Boomers Stadium in the Northwest suburbs Saturday during a charity game between Chicago Bears offense and defense players.

Constable: Teen advocates for others as she waits for new lungs
06/15/2019 3:21pm

Grateful Maddi Bertrand of Glen Ellyn will receive the Hope and Courage award Wednesday from Chicagos Lurie Childrens Hospital for her advocacy on behalf of sick children and people with cystic fibrosis. But what the 19-year-old really wants is a new set of lungs.

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

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Cicero Presents American Fest 2019
06/13/2019 6:23am

Town President Larry Dominick, the Town Board of Trustees, and the Department of Special Events announces this years highly anticipated American Fest celebration which will run Thursday, June 20th through... Read more

Berwyn Police Department to Conduct Roadside Safety Checks
06/13/2019 6:23am

The Berwyn Police Department will be issuing additional citations in the overnight hours. This campaign will feature high visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including additional law... Read more

LatiNxt Returns
06/13/2019 6:22am

By: Ashmar Mandou LatiNxt, will once again take over Navy Piers musical stage for the second year in a row with epic performances from musically diverse artists spanning the globe.... Read more

City Announces Latino Summer Programming
06/13/2019 6:21am

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events DCASE announced dozens of free cultural events this summer celebrating Chicagos Latino communities, presented by the... Read more

IEMA Outlines Tips to Help Kids Cope with Disaster
06/13/2019 6:20am

Protecting your family is at the forefront of every parents mind when dealing with any disaster, including a flood. The emotional toll that a disaster brings can sometimes be even... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890

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15-Year-Old Boy Shot And Killed In West Englewood
06/15/2019 10:44pm

The teen was in the 2300 block of West 68th Street around 8:08 p.m. when he was shot in the upper back.

Yankees Beat White Sox 8-4
06/15/2019 10:34pm

The New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night.

One Man Shot Over Child Custody Exchange In Rolling Meadows Walmart Parking Lot
06/15/2019 10:31pm

A 24-year-old man was shot over a custody exchange of a child in a suburban Walmart parking lot Saturday afternoon.

Aqua Illinois Issues Water Advisory For Monee, University Park And Green Garden
06/15/2019 10:21pm

The utility company left voicemails for customers Friday evening, alerting them of lead in the water supply.

Chicago Priest, Father Patrick Lee, Reinstated After He Was Accused Of Sexual Abuse While At Midlothian Parish
06/15/2019 10:18pm

A priest at Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish in Chicago was reinstated Saturday after he was accused of sexual abuse and asked to step aside from his duties in January.

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

WGN Radio Theatre #395: Father Knows Best, X Minus One & Philo Vance, Detective
06/16/2019 2:03am

Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 15, 2019. First, a classic episode of the night is: Father Knows Best: Missing Furniture Starring: Robert Young 01-11-51. Next, we have: X Minus One: The Sense of Wonder Starring: William Quinn 04-24-56. For our final episode of the night we have: Philo Vance, Detective: The Merry Murder Case Starring: Jackson Beck 07-20-48. Have questions about a

Highlights: Yankees 8 – White Sox 4 – 6/15/19
06/15/2019 11:55pm

Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees June 15, 2019 Boxscore Recap

Nocturnal Journal W/ Dave Hoekstra Full Show 06/18/19
06/15/2019 11:05pm

Tonight on Nocturnal Journal: Despite a late start, Host Dave Hoekstra gets the ball rolling as he and owner of the historic Jubelts Bakery & Restaurant on Route 66 Jean Jubelt talk tourism on Route 66, the history behind Jubelts Bakery & Restaurant, and their most popular items on the menu. The now full service restaurant that began as a small bakery in 1922 and has grown into Route 66s most well known tourist spots. You can visit Jubelts Bakery

White Sox Weekly 06/15/19: Eloy Jimenez’s Big Week, Evan Marshall Talks Coming Back From Concussion and more…
06/15/2019 8:26pm

On this weeks edition of White Sox Weekly, Mark Carman shares interviews with Eloy Jimenez, Yolmer Sanchez, and Evan Marshall. Also in the program, Mark sits down with Darrin Jackson to discuss the teams efforts to get above .500, Eloy Jimenezs big week, and more.

Agri-Cast 6/15/19
06/15/2019 2:53pm

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong discuss agriculture news of the week with expert guests .

WGN TV - CW 9
WGN TV - CW 9

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311

Website

Bears offense beats defense in Eddie Jackson Charity Softball Game
06/15/2019 11:50pm

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. There were some heavy hitters at Boomers Stadium for Eddie Jacksons Charity Softball Game. Bears defensive end Jonathan Bullard won the Home Run Derby with a couple moonshots. Jackson captained the defense, but they came up short, losing to the offense 27-23. Win or lose, Jacksons happy to help a cause near and dear to his heart. Portion of it goes out to Goodwill Industries of Metropolitan Chicago and my Remain to Reach Foundation for juvenile kids

Anthony Rizzo’s 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1
06/15/2019 11:18pm

LOS ANGELES Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. The Cubs blew early leads and got outscored 12-6 in losing the first two games of the series, which has featured 12 home runs and 17 of 20 runs scored on homers. Yu Darvish was booed heavily in his return to Dodger Stadium for the

Reynaldo Lopez hit hard, Yankees beat White Sox 8-4
06/15/2019 11:14pm

CHICAGO Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New Yorks four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a drive to center off Reynaldo Lpez. He also had a sacrifice fly in the sixth. Gary Snchez added three RBIs as New York leapfrogged Tampa Bay for the AL East lead with just its fourth win in

Lemonade stand raises money for first responders
06/15/2019 10:45pm

TINLEY PARK, Ill. A soon to be 5th grader is doing her part to help her community in Tinley Park. Kiera Fitzmaurice is operating a lemonade stand with proceeds going to first responders facing mental health challenges. To learn more about helping first responders with mental health issues go to REACT4RYAN.com

Man shot in suburban Walmart parking lot
06/15/2019 10:44pm

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. At least one man was shot Saturday evening in the parking lot of a Walmart in Rolling Meadows. One area worker was on break at the time of the shooting- and all Kenny Nomiki could think about was getting in his car and getting down. His car and a co-workers car both took bullets, but they were unharmed. Police are still trying to sort everything out, but one man was taken to the hospital with a

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

"Dog Prom" helps raise funds for dogs with cancer
06/16/2019 12:33am

Dancing with the Dogs-Dog Prom was held Saturday night at Row 24, 2411 S. Michigan Ave, in Chicagos South Loop.

Chicago AccuWeather: Cool, but mostly dry for Father's Day
06/16/2019 12:13am

Chance of a shower Sunday morning, but cool and mostly dry Fathers Day. Highs in the 60s,

WEATHER: Like It or Not!
06/16/2019 12:09am

Meteorologist Larry Mowry shares interesting facts and tips to help you better understand the world of weather.

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