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Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chicago with Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chicago with Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

Senior United States Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Ann Warren held an energetic rally in Chicago as part of her presidential campaign on Saturday, November 30th, 2019. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chi...→

Man shot, killed in South Chicago

Man shot, killed in South Chicago

The 32-year-old man was in the 8300 block of South Crandon Avenue when a male suspect approached him and shot him in the head, police said. Read full article: Man shot, killed in South Chicago...→

‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities with its moving music and tale

‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities with its moving music and tale

“All is Calm,” the “docu-musical” about the Christmas Eve Truce of 1914, is home for the holidays, opening this week for a month-long run at the Ritz Theater in northeast Minneapo… Read full article: ‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities...→

Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In South Chicago

Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In South Chicago

A 13-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening. Read full article: Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In...→

Child hit by vehicle, critically injured in South Chicago

Child hit by vehicle, critically injured in South Chicago

The crash happened in the 8300 block of South Exchange Avenue, according to preliminary information from police. Read full article: Child hit by vehicle, critically injured...→

Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino ‘compromise,’ but no dice for this week

Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino ‘compromise,’ but no dice for this week

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said Wednesday the Senate won’t have enough time to pass it this week during the veto session. Read full article: Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino...→

Chicago federal judge lets civil rights lawsuit against Illinois over gun violence proceed

Chicago federal judge lets civil rights lawsuit against Illinois over gun violence proceed

The case concerns three Illinois residents who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging a failure to protect African American children from gun violence. Read full article: Chicago federal judge lets civil rights ...→

New Video Shows CTA Bus Scene Where Boy, 15, Was Shot In South Chicago

New video captures the aftermath of a shooting on a Chicago Transit Authority bus in South Chicago Monday.  Read full article: New Video Shows CTA Bus Scene Where Boy,...→

Chicago bartender heading south to fill shoes at Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum

Dan Wallach is turning in his bar towel, packing his stuff and moving to South Carolina to live out a dream. Read full article: Chicago bartender heading south to fill ...→

Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is crappie (fishing): Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is crappie (fishing): Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Fall trout season opening Saturday in Illinois and crappie improve around Chicago leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Read full article: Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is...→

Chicago South Side architecture: an excerpt from Lee Bey’s new book ‘Southern Exposure’

Chicago South Side architecture: an excerpt from Lee Bey’s new book ‘Southern Exposure’

Stony Island Church of Christ, Liberty Baptist Church, First Church of Deliverance and St. Gabriel Catholic Church are among the standouts, the former Sun-Times architecture critic writes. Read full article: Chicago South Side architecture: an exce...→

Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry Express program named one of top 100 finalists for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards

Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry Express program named one of top 100 finalists for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards

Out of 450 nominees, Northern Illinois Food Bank with headquarters in Geneva has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards for its groundbreaking My Pantry Express Online Food Pantry program. Read full article: Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry ...→

Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chicago drive-by

Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chicago drive-by

He was walking when someone in a passing gold-colored Chevy Caprice fired shots, police said. Read full article: Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chi...→

Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in South Chicago

Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in South Chicago

He was on the sidewalk on his way to school when he was shot multiple times in the 9000 block of South Brandon Avenue, according to Chicago police. Read full article: Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in...→

Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman who shot her in chest, both charged, Chicago police say

Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman who shot her in chest, both charged, Chicago police say

A teenage girl who was shot in the chest in a Chicago neighborhood Friday night is now facing an attempted robbery charge after officials said she tried to rob a woman she was meeting up with for a sale.  Read full article: Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman wh...→

Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for Saturday rally; Illinois primary on March 17

Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for Saturday rally; Illinois primary on March 17

Last Saturday, Warren’s organization opened a storefront campaign office at 3948 N. Ashland Ave., political turf rich with Democratic progressive voters. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for ...→

Illinois' dystopia on full display in sick-day deal for Chicago teachers

It might not be the biggest giveaway in the new contract, but it's perhaps the most telling about our dysfunctional state. Read full article: Illinois' dystopia on full display in si...→

Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend couple’s tale of their journey across Antarctica

Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend couple’s tale of their journey across Antarctica

In November 2013, Chris and Marty Fagan staked their lives, spent thousands of dollars, quit a job, put a business on hold, and left their 12-year-old son at home to fulfill the dream of skiing 570 miles from the coast... Read full article: Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend...→

South Chicago man killed in Merrionette Park crash

South Chicago man killed in Merrionette Park crash

The 22-year-old was involved in a crash around 6:40 a.m. in the 3000 block of West 119th Street. Read full article: South Chicago man killed in Merrionette ...→

Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in South Chicago

Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in South Chicago

A man tried dragging a woman into his vehicle in the 9100 block of South Baltimore Avenue when she fought him off, police said. Read full article: Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in S...→

Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest Cities in US

Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest Cities in US

Chicago is once again the 'rattiest' city in the country. For the fifth consecutive year, Chicago ranked first on Orkin's list of the most rat-infested cities in the United States. Read full article: Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest...→

Man dies in South Chicago shooting

Man dies in South Chicago shooting

Emell Hill, 23, was walking in the 8300 block of South Burnham Avenue when a man approached him and fired shots. Read full article: Man dies in South Chicago shooting...→

Chicago and Illinois join multistate move to block EPA from easing coal-plant emissions limits

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies look to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article: Chicago and Illinois join multistate mov...→

South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ‘Hope’ to Chicago Shakespeare’s Courtyard

South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ‘Hope’ to Chicago Shakespeare’s Courtyard

"It’s easy for people to think Africans can’t tell their own stories. This is an opportunity to tell a story the way we want to tell it," says Isango’s co-music director Mandisi Dyantyis. Read full article: South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ...→

3 critically wounded in South Chicago shooting

3 critically wounded in South Chicago shooting

The men were on a sidewalk about 10:50 p.m. when someone in a gray sedan opened fire, police said. Read full article: 3 critically wounded in South Chicago sh...→

Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In Climate Change Protest

Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In Climate Change Protest

Organizers said they want to send a message to lawmakers and businesses that something needs to be done to address the climate crisis. Read full article: Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In...→

Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago

Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago

The teen was on the sidewalk when he was shot multiple times in the 9000 block of South Brandon Avenue, according to Chicago police. Read full article: Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago...→

Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raids By Chicago Police Disturbing

Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raids By Chicago Police Disturbing

The state's top prosecutor said Tuesday that he is alarmed by a pattern of Chicago Police raiding the wrong homes. Read full article: Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raid...→

Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Community Grants to Improve Children's Oral Health

Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Community Grants to Improve Children's Oral Health

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, announced its 2019 Community Grants Program recipients. Read full article: Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta...→

Driver issued 3 citations in South Chicago crash that killed 13-year-old boy

Driver issued 3 citations in South Chicago crash that killed 13-year-old boy

The man was driving west in the 8300 block of South Exchange Avenue at 6:22 p.m. when he hit the boy in the crosswalk. Read full article: Driver issued 3 citations in South Chica...→

Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago

Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago

A child was struck by a vehicle in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening, police said. Read full article: Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago...→

Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches presidential bid highlighting his South Side Chicago roots

Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches presidential bid highlighting his South Side Chicago roots

Patrick, a two-term former Massachusetts governor, talks about growing up poor on the South Side in the video announcing his White House run. Read full article: Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches president...→

Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, South to North, catching a few

Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, South to North, catching a few

Hunting perch on the Chicago lakefront started fine with four quick keepers at Steelworkers Park, then more waiting. Read full article: Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, Sout...→

Michelle Obama talks about South Side Chicago ‘white flight’ at Obama Summit

Michelle Obama talks about South Side Chicago ‘white flight’ at Obama Summit

Boosting the Obama Presidential Center, to be built in Jackson Park, Michelle Obama said, "Barack and I wouldn’t bring some crap up in our neighborhood." Read full article: Michelle Obama talks about South Side Ch...→

Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago

Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago

He was struck in the elbow, and his condition was stabilized at a hospital. Read full article: Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago...→

North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, largest mushroom, first-time duck hunt: Notes, Chicago outdoors

North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, largest mushroom, first-time duck hunt: Notes, Chicago outdoors

A North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, the largest mushroom and a first-time duck hunt are among the notes around Chicago outdoors. Read full article: North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois troph...→

What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, And How Their Pay Stacks Up To Teachers In Other Cities

What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, And How Their Pay Stacks Up To Teachers In Other Cities

Even before any offer from the mayor were to kick in, Chicago teachers on average already make more than those in the other largest cities in the country. Read full article: What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, ...→

Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to protect climate change rules

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies seek to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article: Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to pr...→

As 'Joker' Opens Friday, Chicago Among Cities Implementing Tighter Security At Theatres

Authorities say there are threats and warnings surrounding the film and Chicago police are taking action. Read full article: As 'Joker' Opens Friday, Chicago Among C...→

Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks campaign help from Chicago alderman under federal scrutiny

Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks campaign help from Chicago alderman under federal scrutiny

Appeals Court Judge Nathaniel Howse Jr. says the money was ‘to assist them with voter registration, Get Out The Vote efforts and other grassroots activities that the organization engages in.’ Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks c...→

The Chicago South Asian Film Festival spotlights unheard stories

The Chicago South Asian Film Festival spotlights unheard stories

This year's films focus on the South Asian diaspora, LGBTQ stories, and women’s empowerment. Read full article: The Chicago South Asian Film Festival sp...→

Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in South Chicago

Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in South Chicago

A teenage boy was critically wounded in a shooting while walking to school Wednesday in South Chicago on the South Side. Read full article: Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in...→

Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chicago with Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chicago with Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

Senior United States Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Ann Warren held an energetic rally in Chicago as part of her presidential campaign on Saturday, November 30th, 2019. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chi...→

Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raids By Chicago Police Disturbing

Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raids By Chicago Police Disturbing

The state's top prosecutor said Tuesday that he is alarmed by a pattern of Chicago Police raiding the wrong homes. Read full article: Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raid...→

‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities with its moving music and tale

‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities with its moving music and tale

“All is Calm,” the “docu-musical” about the Christmas Eve Truce of 1914, is home for the holidays, opening this week for a month-long run at the Ritz Theater in northeast Minneapo… Read full article: ‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities...→

Driver issued 3 citations in South Chicago crash that killed 13-year-old boy

Driver issued 3 citations in South Chicago crash that killed 13-year-old boy

The man was driving west in the 8300 block of South Exchange Avenue at 6:22 p.m. when he hit the boy in the crosswalk. Read full article: Driver issued 3 citations in South Chica...→

Child hit by vehicle, critically injured in South Chicago

Child hit by vehicle, critically injured in South Chicago

The crash happened in the 8300 block of South Exchange Avenue, according to preliminary information from police. Read full article: Child hit by vehicle, critically injured...→

Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches presidential bid highlighting his South Side Chicago roots

Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches presidential bid highlighting his South Side Chicago roots

Patrick, a two-term former Massachusetts governor, talks about growing up poor on the South Side in the video announcing his White House run. Read full article: Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches president...→

Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend couple’s tale of their journey across Antarctica

Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend couple’s tale of their journey across Antarctica

In November 2013, Chris and Marty Fagan staked their lives, spent thousands of dollars, quit a job, put a business on hold, and left their 12-year-old son at home to fulfill the dream of skiing 570 miles from the coast... Read full article: Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend...→

Chicago federal judge lets civil rights lawsuit against Illinois over gun violence proceed

Chicago federal judge lets civil rights lawsuit against Illinois over gun violence proceed

The case concerns three Illinois residents who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging a failure to protect African American children from gun violence. Read full article: Chicago federal judge lets civil rights ...→

Michelle Obama talks about South Side Chicago ‘white flight’ at Obama Summit

Michelle Obama talks about South Side Chicago ‘white flight’ at Obama Summit

Boosting the Obama Presidential Center, to be built in Jackson Park, Michelle Obama said, "Barack and I wouldn’t bring some crap up in our neighborhood." Read full article: Michelle Obama talks about South Side Ch...→

Chicago bartender heading south to fill shoes at Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum

Dan Wallach is turning in his bar towel, packing his stuff and moving to South Carolina to live out a dream. Read full article: Chicago bartender heading south to fill ...→

North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, largest mushroom, first-time duck hunt: Notes, Chicago outdoors

North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, largest mushroom, first-time duck hunt: Notes, Chicago outdoors

A North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, the largest mushroom and a first-time duck hunt are among the notes around Chicago outdoors. Read full article: North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois troph...→

Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest Cities in US

Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest Cities in US

Chicago is once again the 'rattiest' city in the country. For the fifth consecutive year, Chicago ranked first on Orkin's list of the most rat-infested cities in the United States. Read full article: Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest...→

Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is crappie (fishing): Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is crappie (fishing): Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Fall trout season opening Saturday in Illinois and crappie improve around Chicago leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Read full article: Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is...→

Chicago and Illinois join multistate move to block EPA from easing coal-plant emissions limits

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies look to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article: Chicago and Illinois join multistate mov...→

Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry Express program named one of top 100 finalists for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards

Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry Express program named one of top 100 finalists for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards

Out of 450 nominees, Northern Illinois Food Bank with headquarters in Geneva has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards for its groundbreaking My Pantry Express Online Food Pantry program. Read full article: Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry ...→

As 'Joker' Opens Friday, Chicago Among Cities Implementing Tighter Security At Theatres

Authorities say there are threats and warnings surrounding the film and Chicago police are taking action. Read full article: As 'Joker' Opens Friday, Chicago Among C...→

3 critically wounded in South Chicago shooting

3 critically wounded in South Chicago shooting

The men were on a sidewalk about 10:50 p.m. when someone in a gray sedan opened fire, police said. Read full article: 3 critically wounded in South Chicago sh...→

The Chicago South Asian Film Festival spotlights unheard stories

The Chicago South Asian Film Festival spotlights unheard stories

This year's films focus on the South Asian diaspora, LGBTQ stories, and women’s empowerment. Read full article: The Chicago South Asian Film Festival sp...→

Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago

Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago

The teen was on the sidewalk when he was shot multiple times in the 9000 block of South Brandon Avenue, according to Chicago police. Read full article: Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago...→

Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in South Chicago

Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in South Chicago

He was on the sidewalk on his way to school when he was shot multiple times in the 9000 block of South Brandon Avenue, according to Chicago police. Read full article: Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in...→

Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman who shot her in chest, both charged, Chicago police say

Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman who shot her in chest, both charged, Chicago police say

A teenage girl who was shot in the chest in a Chicago neighborhood Friday night is now facing an attempted robbery charge after officials said she tried to rob a woman she was meeting up with for a sale.  Read full article: Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman wh...→

Man shot, killed in South Chicago

Man shot, killed in South Chicago

The 32-year-old man was in the 8300 block of South Crandon Avenue when a male suspect approached him and shot him in the head, police said. Read full article: Man shot, killed in South Chicago...→

Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Community Grants to Improve Children's Oral Health

Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Community Grants to Improve Children's Oral Health

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, announced its 2019 Community Grants Program recipients. Read full article: Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta...→

Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for Saturday rally; Illinois primary on March 17

Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for Saturday rally; Illinois primary on March 17

Last Saturday, Warren’s organization opened a storefront campaign office at 3948 N. Ashland Ave., political turf rich with Democratic progressive voters. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for ...→

Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In South Chicago

Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In South Chicago

A 13-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening. Read full article: Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In...→

Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago

Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago

A child was struck by a vehicle in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening, police said. Read full article: Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago...→

Illinois' dystopia on full display in sick-day deal for Chicago teachers

It might not be the biggest giveaway in the new contract, but it's perhaps the most telling about our dysfunctional state. Read full article: Illinois' dystopia on full display in si...→

Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino ‘compromise,’ but no dice for this week

Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino ‘compromise,’ but no dice for this week

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said Wednesday the Senate won’t have enough time to pass it this week during the veto session. Read full article: Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino...→

Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, South to North, catching a few

Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, South to North, catching a few

Hunting perch on the Chicago lakefront started fine with four quick keepers at Steelworkers Park, then more waiting. Read full article: Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, Sout...→

South Chicago man killed in Merrionette Park crash

South Chicago man killed in Merrionette Park crash

The 22-year-old was involved in a crash around 6:40 a.m. in the 3000 block of West 119th Street. Read full article: South Chicago man killed in Merrionette ...→

New Video Shows CTA Bus Scene Where Boy, 15, Was Shot In South Chicago

New video captures the aftermath of a shooting on a Chicago Transit Authority bus in South Chicago Monday.  Read full article: New Video Shows CTA Bus Scene Where Boy,...→

Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago

Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago

He was struck in the elbow, and his condition was stabilized at a hospital. Read full article: Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago...→

Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in South Chicago

Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in South Chicago

A man tried dragging a woman into his vehicle in the 9100 block of South Baltimore Avenue when she fought him off, police said. Read full article: Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in S...→

What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, And How Their Pay Stacks Up To Teachers In Other Cities

What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, And How Their Pay Stacks Up To Teachers In Other Cities

Even before any offer from the mayor were to kick in, Chicago teachers on average already make more than those in the other largest cities in the country. Read full article: What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, ...→

Man dies in South Chicago shooting

Man dies in South Chicago shooting

Emell Hill, 23, was walking in the 8300 block of South Burnham Avenue when a man approached him and fired shots. Read full article: Man dies in South Chicago shooting...→

Chicago South Side architecture: an excerpt from Lee Bey’s new book ‘Southern Exposure’

Chicago South Side architecture: an excerpt from Lee Bey’s new book ‘Southern Exposure’

Stony Island Church of Christ, Liberty Baptist Church, First Church of Deliverance and St. Gabriel Catholic Church are among the standouts, the former Sun-Times architecture critic writes. Read full article: Chicago South Side architecture: an exce...→

Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to protect climate change rules

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies seek to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article: Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to pr...→

South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ‘Hope’ to Chicago Shakespeare’s Courtyard

South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ‘Hope’ to Chicago Shakespeare’s Courtyard

"It’s easy for people to think Africans can’t tell their own stories. This is an opportunity to tell a story the way we want to tell it," says Isango’s co-music director Mandisi Dyantyis. Read full article: South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ...→

Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks campaign help from Chicago alderman under federal scrutiny

Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks campaign help from Chicago alderman under federal scrutiny

Appeals Court Judge Nathaniel Howse Jr. says the money was ‘to assist them with voter registration, Get Out The Vote efforts and other grassroots activities that the organization engages in.’ Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks c...→

Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In Climate Change Protest

Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In Climate Change Protest

Organizers said they want to send a message to lawmakers and businesses that something needs to be done to address the climate crisis. Read full article: Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In...→

Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chicago drive-by

Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chicago drive-by

He was walking when someone in a passing gold-colored Chevy Caprice fired shots, police said. Read full article: Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chi...→

Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in South Chicago

Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in South Chicago

A teenage boy was critically wounded in a shooting while walking to school Wednesday in South Chicago on the South Side. Read full article: Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in...→

Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chicago with Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chicago with Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

Senior United States Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Ann Warren held an energetic rally in Chicago as part of her presidential campaign on Saturday, November 30th, 2019. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chi...→

Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman who shot her in chest, both charged, Chicago police say

Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman who shot her in chest, both charged, Chicago police say

A teenage girl who was shot in the chest in a Chicago neighborhood Friday night is now facing an attempted robbery charge after officials said she tried to rob a woman she was meeting up with for a sale.  Read full article: Illinois girl, 14, tried to rob woman wh...→

Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raids By Chicago Police Disturbing

Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raids By Chicago Police Disturbing

The state's top prosecutor said Tuesday that he is alarmed by a pattern of Chicago Police raiding the wrong homes. Read full article: Illinois AG Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raid...→

Man shot, killed in South Chicago

Man shot, killed in South Chicago

The 32-year-old man was in the 8300 block of South Crandon Avenue when a male suspect approached him and shot him in the head, police said. Read full article: Man shot, killed in South Chicago...→

Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Community Grants to Improve Children's Oral Health

Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Community Grants to Improve Children's Oral Health

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, announced its 2019 Community Grants Program recipients. Read full article: Nine Chicago Organizations Receive Delta...→

‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities with its moving music and tale

‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities with its moving music and tale

“All is Calm,” the “docu-musical” about the Christmas Eve Truce of 1914, is home for the holidays, opening this week for a month-long run at the Ritz Theater in northeast Minneapo… Read full article: ‘All is Calm’ returns to the Twin Cities...→

Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for Saturday rally; Illinois primary on March 17

Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for Saturday rally; Illinois primary on March 17

Last Saturday, Warren’s organization opened a storefront campaign office at 3948 N. Ashland Ave., political turf rich with Democratic progressive voters. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren returns to Chicago for ...→

Driver issued 3 citations in South Chicago crash that killed 13-year-old boy

Driver issued 3 citations in South Chicago crash that killed 13-year-old boy

The man was driving west in the 8300 block of South Exchange Avenue at 6:22 p.m. when he hit the boy in the crosswalk. Read full article: Driver issued 3 citations in South Chica...→

Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In South Chicago

Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In South Chicago

A 13-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening. Read full article: Boy, 13, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In...→

Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago

Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago

A child was struck by a vehicle in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening, police said. Read full article: Child Hit By Vehicle In South Chicago...→

Child hit by vehicle, critically injured in South Chicago

Child hit by vehicle, critically injured in South Chicago

The crash happened in the 8300 block of South Exchange Avenue, according to preliminary information from police. Read full article: Child hit by vehicle, critically injured...→

Illinois' dystopia on full display in sick-day deal for Chicago teachers

It might not be the biggest giveaway in the new contract, but it's perhaps the most telling about our dysfunctional state. Read full article: Illinois' dystopia on full display in si...→

Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches presidential bid highlighting his South Side Chicago roots

Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches presidential bid highlighting his South Side Chicago roots

Patrick, a two-term former Massachusetts governor, talks about growing up poor on the South Side in the video announcing his White House run. Read full article: Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches president...→

Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino ‘compromise,’ but no dice for this week

Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino ‘compromise,’ but no dice for this week

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said Wednesday the Senate won’t have enough time to pass it this week during the veto session. Read full article: Illinois Senate offers up Chicago casino...→

Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend couple’s tale of their journey across Antarctica

Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend couple’s tale of their journey across Antarctica

In November 2013, Chris and Marty Fagan staked their lives, spent thousands of dollars, quit a job, put a business on hold, and left their 12-year-old son at home to fulfill the dream of skiing 570 miles from the coast... Read full article: Skiing to the South Pole: One North Bend...→

Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, South to North, catching a few

Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, South to North, catching a few

Hunting perch on the Chicago lakefront started fine with four quick keepers at Steelworkers Park, then more waiting. Read full article: Chasing perch on Chicago lakefront, Sout...→

Chicago federal judge lets civil rights lawsuit against Illinois over gun violence proceed

Chicago federal judge lets civil rights lawsuit against Illinois over gun violence proceed

The case concerns three Illinois residents who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging a failure to protect African American children from gun violence. Read full article: Chicago federal judge lets civil rights ...→

South Chicago man killed in Merrionette Park crash

South Chicago man killed in Merrionette Park crash

The 22-year-old was involved in a crash around 6:40 a.m. in the 3000 block of West 119th Street. Read full article: South Chicago man killed in Merrionette ...→

Michelle Obama talks about South Side Chicago ‘white flight’ at Obama Summit

Michelle Obama talks about South Side Chicago ‘white flight’ at Obama Summit

Boosting the Obama Presidential Center, to be built in Jackson Park, Michelle Obama said, "Barack and I wouldn’t bring some crap up in our neighborhood." Read full article: Michelle Obama talks about South Side Ch...→

New Video Shows CTA Bus Scene Where Boy, 15, Was Shot In South Chicago

New video captures the aftermath of a shooting on a Chicago Transit Authority bus in South Chicago Monday.  Read full article: New Video Shows CTA Bus Scene Where Boy,...→

Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago

Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago

He was struck in the elbow, and his condition was stabilized at a hospital. Read full article: Boy, 17, shot in South Chicago...→

Chicago bartender heading south to fill shoes at Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum

Dan Wallach is turning in his bar towel, packing his stuff and moving to South Carolina to live out a dream. Read full article: Chicago bartender heading south to fill ...→

Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in South Chicago

Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in South Chicago

A man tried dragging a woman into his vehicle in the 9100 block of South Baltimore Avenue when she fought him off, police said. Read full article: Woman fights off kidnapping attempt in S...→

North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, largest mushroom, first-time duck hunt: Notes, Chicago outdoors

North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, largest mushroom, first-time duck hunt: Notes, Chicago outdoors

A North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois trophy bucks, the largest mushroom and a first-time duck hunt are among the notes around Chicago outdoors. Read full article: North Side Cooper’s hawk, Illinois troph...→

Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest Cities in US

Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest Cities in US

Chicago is once again the 'rattiest' city in the country. For the fifth consecutive year, Chicago ranked first on Orkin's list of the most rat-infested cities in the United States. Read full article: Chicago Once Again Tops List of Rattiest...→

What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, And How Their Pay Stacks Up To Teachers In Other Cities

What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, And How Their Pay Stacks Up To Teachers In Other Cities

Even before any offer from the mayor were to kick in, Chicago teachers on average already make more than those in the other largest cities in the country. Read full article: What Chicago Teachers Are Striking For, ...→

Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is crappie (fishing): Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is crappie (fishing): Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Fall trout season opening Saturday in Illinois and crappie improve around Chicago leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Read full article: Fall trout opens in Illinois, weather is...→

Man dies in South Chicago shooting

Man dies in South Chicago shooting

Emell Hill, 23, was walking in the 8300 block of South Burnham Avenue when a man approached him and fired shots. Read full article: Man dies in South Chicago shooting...→

Chicago South Side architecture: an excerpt from Lee Bey’s new book ‘Southern Exposure’

Chicago South Side architecture: an excerpt from Lee Bey’s new book ‘Southern Exposure’

Stony Island Church of Christ, Liberty Baptist Church, First Church of Deliverance and St. Gabriel Catholic Church are among the standouts, the former Sun-Times architecture critic writes. Read full article: Chicago South Side architecture: an exce...→

Chicago and Illinois join multistate move to block EPA from easing coal-plant emissions limits

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies look to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article: Chicago and Illinois join multistate mov...→

Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to protect climate change rules

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies seek to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article: Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to pr...→

Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry Express program named one of top 100 finalists for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards

Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry Express program named one of top 100 finalists for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards

Out of 450 nominees, Northern Illinois Food Bank with headquarters in Geneva has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the 18th annual Chicago Innovation Awards for its groundbreaking My Pantry Express Online Food Pantry program. Read full article: Northern Illinois Food Bank's My Pantry ...→

South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ‘Hope’ to Chicago Shakespeare’s Courtyard

South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ‘Hope’ to Chicago Shakespeare’s Courtyard

"It’s easy for people to think Africans can’t tell their own stories. This is an opportunity to tell a story the way we want to tell it," says Isango’s co-music director Mandisi Dyantyis. Read full article: South Africa’s Isango Ensemble bringing ...→

As 'Joker' Opens Friday, Chicago Among Cities Implementing Tighter Security At Theatres

Authorities say there are threats and warnings surrounding the film and Chicago police are taking action. Read full article: As 'Joker' Opens Friday, Chicago Among C...→

3 critically wounded in South Chicago shooting

3 critically wounded in South Chicago shooting

The men were on a sidewalk about 10:50 p.m. when someone in a gray sedan opened fire, police said. Read full article: 3 critically wounded in South Chicago sh...→

Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks campaign help from Chicago alderman under federal scrutiny

Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks campaign help from Chicago alderman under federal scrutiny

Appeals Court Judge Nathaniel Howse Jr. says the money was ‘to assist them with voter registration, Get Out The Vote efforts and other grassroots activities that the organization engages in.’ Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court candidate seeks c...→

Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In Climate Change Protest

Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In Climate Change Protest

Organizers said they want to send a message to lawmakers and businesses that something needs to be done to address the climate crisis. Read full article: Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In...→

The Chicago South Asian Film Festival spotlights unheard stories

The Chicago South Asian Film Festival spotlights unheard stories

This year's films focus on the South Asian diaspora, LGBTQ stories, and women’s empowerment. Read full article: The Chicago South Asian Film Festival sp...→

Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chicago drive-by

Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chicago drive-by

He was walking when someone in a passing gold-colored Chevy Caprice fired shots, police said. Read full article: Boy, 15, critically wounded in South Chi...→

Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago

Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago

The teen was on the sidewalk when he was shot multiple times in the 9000 block of South Brandon Avenue, according to Chicago police. Read full article: Boy, 15, shot in South Chicago...→

Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in South Chicago

Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in South Chicago

A teenage boy was critically wounded in a shooting while walking to school Wednesday in South Chicago on the South Side. Read full article: Boy, 15, Shot While Walking to School in...→

Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in South Chicago

Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in South Chicago

He was on the sidewalk on his way to school when he was shot multiple times in the 9000 block of South Brandon Avenue, according to Chicago police. Read full article: Boy, 15, shot while walking to school in...→