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police are on scene after a man was shot in the 3000 block of West North Avenue on Feb. 17, 2018. (Madeline Buckley / Chicago Tribune). Deanese Williams-Harris and Madeline BuckleyContact ReportersChicago Tribune. One man was killed and nine other people were wounded in city shootings Friday and early ...

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Thousands descended on Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood Saturday morning from across the city and around the country to say their final ... "Paul always did more than what was asked, and he did so with honor and humility for 31 years in the Chicago police Department," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.
A man was killed and at least 11 other people were wounded - five critically - in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening, marking a violent start to the President's Day holiday weekend. The man was killed in a shooting Friday night on the Far South Side that also left another man wounded, ...
Entertainment is the family business for Michael Anthony Rawlins, right, his son, Kei, left, and his wife. Rawlins stars in "Moon Man Walk" at the Victory gardens Theater running through Feb. 25. Kei wrapped up with the Goodman's "A Christmas Carol." (Kristen Norman / Chicago Tribune).

Municipal ID cards that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is launching for undocumented immigrants and others will be a valid form of identification for people both registering to vote and voting in Chicago, according to a letter aldermen received Friday. Clerk Anna Valencia, who's heading up the CityKey program, ...
Chuck Goudie and the I-Team report on a man who referred to himself as "DEGEN"... which prosecutors say stood for "degenerative gambler." (WLS). WLS. By Chuck Goudie and Christine Tressel, Ross Weidner. Friday, February 16, 2018 08:30PM. Chicago (WLS) --. A 24-year-old trader who considered himself ...
The decision by federal regulators to reject a bid by a Chinese-led investor group to buy the Chicago stock exchange is a major blow to its international aspirations, but it may not derail the sale entirely, the exchange's chief executive said Friday. John Kerin, CEO and president of the Chicago Stock ...
Google will expand its workforce in Chicago, as part of the company's plan to add thousands of U.S. employees this year, CEO Sundar Pichai said in a blog post Friday. But it's unclear exactly how many of those new jobs will be in Chicago. Pichai's post, which followed a groundbreaking for a Google data ...
Hundreds of people formed a line three blocks long outside a Bridgeport church Friday for the wake of police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, who was shot and killed earlier in the week while confronting a suspect in the Loop. The mourners came from all sides of Chicago and the state, driving from as far as ...
Chicago's Architecture River Cruise, one of the city's most iconic attractions, is also the world's second most popular attraction, according to travel site TripAdvisor. The cruise, which takes riders down the Chicago River with an architectural guide, received the rank based on 2017 TripAdvisor booking data.
Three people were injured when a gun accidentally discharged inside a hotel in downtown Chicago Friday morning, police said. ... night int he hotel was checking out, at which time a firearm fell out of his pocket onto the floor, striking the tile," said Commander Michael Piggott, Chicago police Department.
Whether you've got a special sweetie or want to keep this list in your back pocket for later here are 11 great spots for making out in Chicago. Find a secluded spot in a lush garden conservatory. Or gaze over the city lights in a ferries wheel. Maybe you'd like to snap a picturesque photo under a glimmering ...
(WBBM Newsradio/CBS) -- If you've got big icicles on your house, they could be the tip of an iceberg-size problem. WBBM's Steve Miller reports. "An icicle is one of the first signs of an ice dam. And bigger the icicle, the greater the threat of an ice dam," says Joe Palumbo, owner of Ice Dam Guys, based in ...
Chicago Black Restaurant Week kicked off this week, featuring black-owned businesses in Chicago and the suburbs. This is the event's third year and this year's list includes hidden gems and even a few kid entrepreneurs showing off their culinary talents. ABC7 checked out three of the restaurants, which ...

Jayme Nicholas, a spokesperson for the ABC affiliate in Chicago, told Inc. that the goof was the result of a mix-up. The graphic was created for a different "satirical piece" put together on Friday by sports anchor Mark Giangreco in which viewers were encouraged to invent their own Olympic sports, but it was ...
(WBBM Newsradio) -- Chicago's so-called "dibs" has become tradition anytime it snows, with people using anything from dollhouses to vacuum cleaners to Mary and Joseph statues to save the parking spots they've shoveled. "Oh yeah, it's amazing what people do," says Kelly, an Instagram and facebook ...
The John Hancock Center is getting a name change, nearly a decade after another of Chicago's most beloved skyscrapers -- the Sears Tower -- switched identities and caused a civic uproar. Owners of the 100-story John Hancock Center said the building's namesake, the insurance company that built the ...
In Making Obama, the NPR station takes on the 44th president's early days in Chicago, from his post-undergrad work as a political organizer on the far south side through his rise to the national stage. It begins by chronicling Barack's life as a college graduate unable to land a job (can you imagine?) and ...
Chicago -- On Feb. 28, the Chicago Board of education is expected to vote on a disastrous proposal to close four public high schools with declining enrollment around the Englewood neighborhood of southwest Chicago. The affected children, who are overwhelmingly black and poor, would go to public ...
Chicago was hit with a snowstorm over the weekend, and Jahmal Cole's inbox blew up with requests from elderly neighbours: They needed help shovelling in front of their homes. Some had to get relatives to a hospital. Others had oxygen tanks and were afraid of being trapped. So Cole sent out a tweet ...
Chicago is finally seeing a decrease in homicides and shootings, but there's been a disturbing surge in carjackings. law enforcement and crime experts blame the trend on "repeat offenders, many of them juveniles who use the cars to commit other crimes or to brag about on social media," according to the ...
Chicago - Northwestern Pritzker school of Law and FinTank will host CryptoCon 2018, featuring leading experts from the around the world in the field of cryptocurrency. In partnership with the Law School's Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center and the Master of science in Law program, the ...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is embarking on a four-day U.S. tour with the first stop in Chicago to discuss how public service can contribute to stronger economic and political ties between the two countries. He is expected to appear Wednesday afternoon at the University of Chicago's Institute of ...
Justin Trudeau spoke at the University of Chicago, and also met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. ... Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Chicago Wednesday as he kicks off his four-day U.S. tour to discuss how public service can contribute to stronger economic and political ...
An Indiana Anti-Abortion activist has been charged with sending a series of online death threats to Chicago-area abortion clinics, then outing himself to the FBI through a tipster line. Luke Wiersma, 33, a member of the extremist anti-abortion group army of God, was charged with two counts of making threats ...
A new entrant in the Chicago-area fast-food mix, Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers expects to open later this month in Orland Park , the first of three planned Southland locations. The company, which has been experiencing huge growth, opening dozens of locations each year, also plans stores in ...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is embarking on a four-day U.S. tour with the first stop in Chicago to discuss how public service can contribute to stronger economic and political ties between the two countries. He is expected to appear Wednesday afternoon at the University of Chicago's Institute of ...
Chicago-area stores in Highland Park, Schaumburg, Vernon Hills, Matteson, Niles and the Bricktown shopping complex in Chicago's Montclare neighborhood will close. A toys R Us in Burbank that was on the earlier list of store closures was not on Wednesday's list and appears to be remaining open.
As city officials stay mum about Amazon HQ2 negotiations, the Chicago tech ecosystem just scored another major relocation deal. IntuiLab, a French adtech firm that specializes in content for interactive displays, announced this week that it has raised a $3.7 million Series A round with the goal of expanding ...
Another round of snow Wednesday has made a mess on Chicago area roadways and could add to morning commute times. ... The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation deployed 211 snow plows Tuesday night to clear city streets, focusing on arterial routes and Lake Shore Drive and transitioning ...
A storm developing over the Canadian Rockies could dump up to 9 inches of snow on the Chicago area over 24 hours starting late Thursday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from 11 p.m. Thursday to 11 p.m. Friday. "Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the ...
Amie Smith and Shawn Moore, who have lived together on the street since 2015, allege that police targeted them for a year, repeatedly forcing them to move from the downtown Chicago spot and directing city crews to throw away what few personal possessions they had -- including eight tents in the ...
Pritkzer's news conference took place less than a day after the Chicago Tribune published the never-before-publicly revealed conversation on its website. The Pritzker-Blagojevich chat was recorded on secret government wiretaps that were part of the federal corruption investigation of the now-imprisoned ...
school officials are pitching the new closures around Englewood, a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, to make way for a new $85 million school they insist will better serve students and reverse low enrollment. But some parents, students, and activists are skeptical, saying they're still reeling from the ...
Arthur Jones -- an outspoken holocaust denier, activist anti-Semite and white supremacist -- is poised to become the Republican nominee for an Illinois congressional seat representing parts of Chicago and nearby suburbs. "Well first of all, I'm running for Congress not the chancellor of Germany. All right.
With the debut of Black Panther on February 16, Marvel is kicking off a new trilogy and a new era in its superhero movies. Ryan Coogler's film is the first MCU movie to have a black lead (Chadwick Boseman), as well as a predominantly black cast. Black Panther will also pull the curtain back on Wakanda, ...
The Chicago area is digging out after getting several inches of snow on Monday, and more snow is on the way Tuesday night. In Chicago, O'Hare received 2.2 inches of snow and Midway received 1.7 inches of snow. Streator received 6.4 inches of snow, Herscher received 4.6 inches of snow, and both ...
Stop whatever you're doing and listen up: Kylie Jenner finally revealed the name of her baby, and it's not probably not what you expected. Then again, it's kind of similar to Kim's daughter's name, so maybe you were expecting it. Either way, twitter is already picking up on the similarities between the two ...
A person was hit by a Metra Union Pacific-North Line train Tuesday evening at the line's North Chicago station, officials said. The train, No. 341, had been scheduled to arrive in Kenosha at 6:27 p.m., but stopped near the North Chicago station a little after 6 p.m. after hitting the pedestrian, according to a ...
A man and a woman, both 90 years old, died in a fire on Chicago's West Side early Tuesday, authorities said. firefighters were called to an apartment building in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood around 3:15 a.m., according to the Chicago Fire Department.
If you slept on Chicago Restaurant Week again this year, there's a second chance to get in on the action. The 11th annual event--which was scheduled to end on Thursday, February 8--is being extended through the weekend. Select restaurants have agreed to offer their discounted menus through Sunday ...
Arthur J. Jones, 70, of Lyons, is the lone candidate on the March 20 Republican primary ticket for the seat that includes Western Springs, La Grange and parts of southwestern Chicago. Jones, a former member of the American National socialist workers Party, has run for political office several times in the ...
In addition to the snow, bitter cold temperatures moved into the Chicago area Monday morning, with wind chills well below zero. A water main break on Pulaski Road between 32nd and 33rd Streets has caused significant problems and forced both northbound and southbound traffic to share a lane.
Chicago's general obligation bond rating jumped two notches Monday, thanks to the progress Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made in reducing the city's structural deficit and creating a "roadmap to pension fund solvency." The decision by Kroll Bond Rating agency to raise Chicago's bond rating from BBB+ to A ...
Wrapped in a white blanket, baby Chi is nestled in her aunt Kylie's arms as Kardashian West, 37, reveals the name she and West have chosen for their newest addition. "She looks completely different," said Jenner, 20, in the video montage -- titled "To Our Daughter" -- adding of her new niece, "She's so ...
Chicago weather: 2-5 inches of snow falls Monday afternoon, evening ... After a snowy Sunday, more snow arrived in the Chicago area Monday afternoon and evening. (WLS) ... The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation deployed 287 snow plows and salt trucks to respond to the rush hour snowfall.
After several inches of snow fell on the Chicago area Monday evening, slick roads could be an issue during the morning commute Tuesday. (WLS). WLS. By Diane Pathieu. Tuesday, February 06, 2018 07:24AM. Chicago (WLS) --. After several inches of snow fell on the Chicago area Monday evening, slick roads could be ...


 

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