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Juanita Douglas selected her outfit for watching the “Black Panther” movie weeks ago. When the room darkens Friday at the Chicago Hampton Alumni Association fundraiser she's coordinating, she'll be wearing a Dora Milaje warrior top with an African-inspired skirt. The organization is hosting a private ...
In the March 20 election, when all Chicago voters will have the chance to weigh in on legalizing recreational marijuana and banning "bump stock" attachments to automatic rifles, a subset of them will also get to air their opinion on dumping a statewide prohibition of rent control. A referendum, which is purely ...

CHICAGO -- Tuesday was a sad day in the city's Old Town neighborhood as residents mourned the loss of Commander Paul Bauer, 53, who was fatally shot near the Thompson Center. Cmdr. Bauer was shot while assisting a tactical team pursuing a fleeing suspect near a state government office building ...
It feels like just yesterday that Chicagoans were told that their prized skyscraper, once the world's tallest building, would no longer be named the Sears Tower. "Call it the Big Willy," encouraged the CEO of the company that had bought the naming rights. But it's been almost nine years, and while some folks ...
Pizza is a key part of life in New York. The simple combination of dough, sauce and cheese brings the city together. Regardless of one's income, background or neighborhood, New Yorkers have long relied on reasonably priced slices that are all but omnipresent across the five boroughs. Pizza is a religion ...
For nearly 60 years, the people behind Aspire have been providing opportunities and support for kids and adults with developmental disabilities in the Chicagoland area. But spokesperson Hayley Formolo said the work her organization does doesn't only benefit its participants — it benefits the whole ...

CHICAGO -- On his new show "Man of the People," Pat Tomasulo helped a few of the millions of Chicagoans who never got to see a taping of "Bozo's Circus," with a special surprise that will help them heal their deep, emotional scars. Pat's new comedy show "Man of the People" airs Saturday nights at 10 ...
“When people hear about my job, they often ask me, 'Is there really candy everywhere?' And the reality is yes,” Stacey Espinosa says. By Anne Ford @allthingsanne. click to enlarge. Stacey Espinosa. Matt Schwerin · Chicagoans is a first-person account from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford.
CHICAGO -- With all this snow on the way, stores are busy with shoppers who are stocking up on groceries, shovels and salt. At the Shop & Save Market on Nagle Avenue, wave after wave of shoppers are buying enough groceries to hunker down for a couple of days. Down the street in Edgebrook, people ...
Generous Chicagoans are urged to take care where they donate, and if someone is pressuring you to make a donation or use a gift card to ...
Chicago Magazine's Chicagoans of the Year ... We are joined by a few of the extraordinary people named Chicagoans of the Year by Chicago ...
6, 2017. He is pushing what he calls a “Chicago Water for All” ordinance aimed at reducing water and sewer bills for low-income Chicagoans.
Donna Hart didn't know she'd have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving just days after she was held up at gunpoint outside of her family's ...
Despite our beleaguered, collapsing world's challenges, a vast number of Chicagoans are still pretty fortunate. Do we have myriads of needy ...
CHICAGO (CBS) —Two months after Hurricane Maria left catastrophic damage to Puerto Rico, a charity drive is being held on the northwest ...
People in Naperville are expected to spend nearly four times more than Chicagoans over the holidays, a report found. By Amber Fisher, Patch ...
Fruits and vegetables come in all shapes and sizes, but only those that meet strict cosmetic requirements end up in grocery stores. As for the ...

Hundreds of people braved the cold Thursday morning for an annual turkey giveaway on Chicago's West Side. Two more events will be held ...
Politicians and 11 different community organizations came together to appeal for gun control at the Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago on Oct.
Chicago homeowners in areas with high property taxes and homebuyers could take a hit under the Republicans' proposed tax plan in the U.S. ...
Three men with Chicago ties have emerged in starkly different ways over the course of the far-reaching investigations into Russian meddling in ...
Crew members with "Chicago Fire" set up for filming outside the Belden Stratford in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in 2016. (Nancy Stone ...
Chuck Goudie and the I-Team have been paging through newly released JFK assassination records and found Chicago mobsters on the fed's ...
Mentoring for women hardly existed when Nancy Wright was building her career. Wright, 60, learned the intricacies of corporate life by ...
CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley sat down with two Chicagoans with close ties to the Kennedy family to hear their expectations about ...
WOODRIDGE, Ill. -- Imagine being in your late 90s, living your retirement in your gorgeous hometown which happens to be in paradise and ...
With their signature gleaming blue faces wiped away, the Blue Man Group brought Chicagoans behind the scenes of their one-of-a-kind show ...
CHICAGO -- Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany is famous for its Bavarian food and beer, but Chicagoans don't have to leave the city to get the ...
State subsidies to keep open two nuclear power plants took effect in June, hiking electric bills for all homes and businesses. But the ripple ...
Chicago taxpayers face yet another property tax increase for police and fire pensions in 2020 — and another hike the following year in the tax ...
Chicagoans is a first-person account from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford. This week's Chicagoan is Jana Kinsman, 31, the bicycling ...
“It wasn't about the models for me. The mystique of the world I was living in was the writers,” says Barbara Nellis. By Anne Ford @allthingsanne.
(CHICAGO) Hurricane Irma is causing a lot of worry for Chicagoans who own homes in Florida. A lot of Chicagoans are snowbirds who own ...
Soldiers remove debris from a partly collapsed municipal building felled by a massive earthquake in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico on Friday.
Despite the warnings, many Floridians say they aren't leaving their homes, including a group of Chicagoans. NBC 5's Katie Kim has the story of ...
President Donald Trump plans to roll back DACA protections, and the decision has drawn strong reaction from Chicagoans who rallied against ...
Celebrity chef Michael Mina's simulacrum of a jaunty French brasserie caters to the inmates of a Gold Coast luxury hotel. By Mike Sula @ ...
In 2016, filmmakers followed a group of Chicago teens to South Africa. The resulting short documentary, "Ubuntu," will screen Wednesday at ...
Tapped-out Chicago property owners would face yet another tax hit for teacher pensions — but their aldermen would escape another difficult ...
CHICAGO — A coalition of Chicagoans representing more than 40 community and labor organizations will assemble at 2 pm, Sunday, August ...
CHICAGO (CBS) — The last time there was a total solar eclipse visible coast-to-coast in the United States was 1918, which might explain the ...
CHICAGO — For a few hours on Monday, the moon passed between the Earth and the sun. And though the eclipse in Chicago was a little less ...
Sausage is the No. 1 topping at Villa Nova in suburban Stickney, another practitioner of tavern-style thin crust. The pizzeria gets its ...
The Adler Planetarium didn't host the only large gathering in Chicago for Monday's eclipse. Across the city, in neighborhood parks and ...
Alexis Byun, 31, lives in Chicago but grew up in Guam. She's holding a Guam flag that she displays in her car. (Alexandra Wimley / Chicago ...
CHICAGO -- From Millennium Park to Trump Tower, hundreds of protesters took to Chicago's streets to denounce violence and racism Sunday ...
(CBS) — Chicagoans appear to be taking in stride the possible threat of nuclear war with North Korea. WBBM talked with a handful of people in ...
Some Chicagoans who visited the Whole Foods store on Monday at 30 W. Huron St. said they were happy to hear about lower prices at the ...
Chicagoans could see yet another property-tax hike in their future, this potential one tied to the education funding bill that lawmakers are voting ...
DOWNTOWN — Chicagoans have joined the push to remove monuments to fascists and slaveholders after national controversy over the ...


 

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