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NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

The NHL and players union are working together on a plan that would have hockey ready to resume if they get the green light this summer. Read full article: NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason pl...→

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlie...→

Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home confinement gear

Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home confinement gear

The effort to get as many detainees out of Cook County Jail as quickly as possible during the coronavirus crisis has hit a snag because the sheriff's departmen [...] Read full article: Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home ...→

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

“Chicago’s nursing home workers have been at the forefront of this unprecedented public health crisis as they continue to serve our most vulnerable residents a [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees ...→

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...] Read full article: Protesters in Chicago, Springfield deman...→

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown said the department is aware of six parties planned for Saturday night. The city is reaching out to the hosts advis [...] Read full article: 'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayo...→

Images: Protesters rally against the Illinois stay-at-home order Friday in Chicago

Images: Protesters rally against the Illinois stay-at-home order Friday in Chicago

Protesters rally against Illinois stay-at-home order outside the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago, Friday, May 1, 2020. The Friday demonstration is the late [...] Read full article: Images: Protesters rally against the Ill...→

With So Many People Staying Home During Pandemic, Chicago Cab Drivers See Steep Drop In Rides; 'We Going Broke'

With So Many People Staying Home During Pandemic, Chicago Cab Drivers See Steep Drop In Rides; 'We Going Broke'

A rainy day in the Loop would usually be a good time to catch a cab, but cabbie Kapriccio Duncan said there's nothing usual about these times. Read full article: With So Many People Staying Home During ...→

George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and more to participate in Call to Unite livestream event

George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and more to participate in Call to Unite livestream event

Former President George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, and Julia Roberts are among those who will be participating in an upcoming 24-hour global livestream event titl [...] Read full article: George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Rob...→

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

A judge has ruled against Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in a lawsuit filed over the extension of the state’s stay-at-home order, putting the statewide plan in je [...] Read full article: Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block ...→

Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago 2017 | Goods & Services | Chicago Reader

Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago 2017 | Goods & Services | Chicago Reader

Alapash New Home (and Terrariums) 4835 N. Damen 773-769-8825 www.alapash.com @Alapash_Home Runner-Up Nadeau - Furniture with a Soul... Read full article: Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago ...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

Obamas and Oprah join top names reading children’s books for Chicago Public Library

Obamas and Oprah join top names reading children’s books for Chicago Public Library

Jeff Tweedy and Jane Lynch are also featured in the library’s growing collection of videos featuring celebrities and librarians reading children’s books. Read full article: Obamas and Oprah join top names reading ...→

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas last year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual exp...→

Ford to restart most U.S. factories—including Chicago—May 18

"We have reopened our facilities in China, successfully begun our phased restart in Europe and have been producing medical equipment in Michigan for more than [...] Read full article: Ford to restart most U.S. factories—incl...→

Chicago police crack down on big gatherings that violate coronavirus stay-at-home orders

Chicago police crack down on big gatherings that violate coronavirus stay-at-home orders

Over the weekend, police in Chicago were forced to crack down a number of large public gatherings that violated the state's coronavirus stay-at-home order. Read full article: Chicago police crack down on big gatheri...→

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theate

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theate

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theater news, reviews, comedy, dance, Broadway and beyond. Read full article: The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the C...→

Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Enforcement

Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Enforcement

Chicago police responded to several calls of large parties late Saturday and into Sunday morning, and one such gathering turned violent after five teens were s [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Or...→

Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Home Exercise During Quarantine

Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Home Exercise During Quarantine

In this time of social distancing, kids can't do their gymnastics, or dance, or any kind of exercise class in person. So it's all done live via zoom. Read full article: Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Ho...→

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

Oprah Winfrey will be delivering a virtual commencement address for all 2020 high school seniors in Chicago, as the coronavirus precludes them from having a tr [...] Read full article: City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commence...→

Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood home

Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood home

The selling price for the South Shore home was around $225,000, and permits have been issued for an additional $60,000 in renovations, according to one report. Read full article: Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood ho...→

Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to take part in virtual graduation for class of 2020

Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to take part in virtual graduation for class of 2020

Facebook and Instagram are throwing a virtual graduation for the class of 2020, including a commencement address from Oprah Winfrey and a performance by Miley [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to t...→

Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike at 40 sites, including in Aurora, Barrington and Des Plaines

Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike at 40 sites, including in Aurora, Barrington and Des Plaines

Nursing home workers have authorized a May 8 strike date at 40 facilities in Chicago and the suburbs, putting pressure on operators to resolve a contract dispu [...] Read full article: Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike a...→

Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In Chicago That Violate Stay-At-Home Order

Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In Chicago That Violate Stay-At-Home Order

Police this weekend busted up a rowdy house party in Chicago, for which video went viral. And it was not the only one. Read full article: Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In...→

Trillium Farm home project near West Chicago thwarted in first water/sewer effort

Trillium Farm home project near West Chicago thwarted in first water/sewer effort

A plan to build an age-restricted community on the site of a former garden nursery near West Chicago has hit a stumbling block as the developer was poised to b [...] Read full article: Trillium Farm home project near West Chi...→

Twin Cities schools report widespread online-attendance absences as students start learning from home

Twin Cities schools report widespread online-attendance absences as students start learning from home

Minnesota’s transition to distance learning has left out tens of thousands of K-12 students and threatens to expand the state’s already wide gaps in achievemen [...] Read full article: Twin Cities schools report widespread on...→

Red Wings offering ticket options, including refunds, for 2019-20 remaining home games

Red Wings offering ticket options, including refunds, for 2019-20 remaining home games

The Red Wings are offering options to fans who have tickets to the final four home games of the 2019-20 season. All fans will have the option to receive a refu [...] Read full article: Red Wings offering ticket options, inclu...→

Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project reading to kids online

Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project reading to kids online

Barack and Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey have joined the ranks of famous Chicagoans who are reading children's books in videos posted online by the Chicago [...] Read full article: Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project readi...→

Among big cities, Chicago vulnerable to new foreclosures

As the COVID-19 crisis dawned, the Chicago area had the largest share among 20 major cities of homeowners who were far underwater on their mortgages.  Read full article: Among big cities, Chicago vulnerable to ...→

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Duckworth also blasted President Trump for "sucking up to the Communist head of an authoritarian regime in President Xi of China" instead of preparing for the [...] Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Naz...→

Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties Defying Stay-At-Home Order; 5 Teens Shot At Lawndale Party

Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties Defying Stay-At-Home Order; 5 Teens Shot At Lawndale Party

Hundreds of people defied Illinois' stay-at-home order Saturday night, leading police to break up two large parties on the West Side alone, one with dozens, po [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties De...→

Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Dispersal Orders, Arrested 17 in Enforcing Stay-at-Home Order in April

Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Dispersal Orders, Arrested 17 in Enforcing Stay-at-Home Order in April

Chicago police issued more than 4,600 orders for groups to disperse and arrested 17 people in April while enforcing Illinois’ stay-at-home order amid the coron [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Di...→

Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Get Virtual Commencement With Speech From Oprah Winfrey

Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Get Virtual Commencement With Speech From Oprah Winfrey

Chicago’s graduating high school seniors will still be recognized this summer with a virtual celebration in mid-June, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday, [...] Read full article: Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Ge...→

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

"I'll say the biggest thing on my mind in the last week is how many people have actually applied for this. That let me know there's a problem in our city." Read full article: Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And K...→

As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Suit Against Stay-At-Home Order, Some In Chicago Are On The Fence

As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Suit Against Stay-At-Home Order, Some In Chicago Are On The Fence

Already-anxious business owners were left rattled Monday by a court ruling in favor of a downstate Republican lawmaker who is challenging Gov. JB Pritzker’s st [...] Read full article: As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Sui...→

Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spike During Illinois’ Stay-at-Home Order

Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spike During Illinois’ Stay-at-Home Order

The number of domestic violence calls in the city of Chicago and the greater Chicago area have seen “a marked increase,” according to figures released by the c [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spi...→

At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Within 10 Days at Chicago Nursing Home, Officials Say

At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Within 10 Days at Chicago Nursing Home, Officials Say

At least nine people died of coronavirus complications within 10 days at the same nursing center on Chicago’s North Side, officials say. Read full article: At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Wit...→

9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootings Across Chicago This Weekend

9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootings Across Chicago This Weekend

At least nine people, including a 2-year-old boy, have been injured in shootings across Chicago this weekend. Just after 6 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Dame [...] Read full article: 9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootin...→

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

The NHL and players union are working together on a plan that would have hockey ready to resume if they get the green light this summer. Read full article: NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason pl...→

Red Wings offering ticket options, including refunds, for 2019-20 remaining home games

Red Wings offering ticket options, including refunds, for 2019-20 remaining home games

The Red Wings are offering options to fans who have tickets to the final four home games of the 2019-20 season. All fans will have the option to receive a refu [...] Read full article: Red Wings offering ticket options, inclu...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas last year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual exp...→

Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home confinement gear

Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home confinement gear

The effort to get as many detainees out of Cook County Jail as quickly as possible during the coronavirus crisis has hit a snag because the sheriff's departmen [...] Read full article: Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home ...→

Chicago police crack down on big gatherings that violate coronavirus stay-at-home orders

Chicago police crack down on big gatherings that violate coronavirus stay-at-home orders

Over the weekend, police in Chicago were forced to crack down a number of large public gatherings that violated the state's coronavirus stay-at-home order. Read full article: Chicago police crack down on big gatheri...→

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...] Read full article: Protesters in Chicago, Springfield deman...→

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Duckworth also blasted President Trump for "sucking up to the Communist head of an authoritarian regime in President Xi of China" instead of preparing for the [...] Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Naz...→

Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Enforcement

Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Enforcement

Chicago police responded to several calls of large parties late Saturday and into Sunday morning, and one such gathering turned violent after five teens were s [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Or...→

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown said the department is aware of six parties planned for Saturday night. The city is reaching out to the hosts advis [...] Read full article: 'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayo...→

Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Dispersal Orders, Arrested 17 in Enforcing Stay-at-Home Order in April

Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Dispersal Orders, Arrested 17 in Enforcing Stay-at-Home Order in April

Chicago police issued more than 4,600 orders for groups to disperse and arrested 17 people in April while enforcing Illinois’ stay-at-home order amid the coron [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Di...→

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

Oprah Winfrey will be delivering a virtual commencement address for all 2020 high school seniors in Chicago, as the coronavirus precludes them from having a tr [...] Read full article: City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commence...→

With So Many People Staying Home During Pandemic, Chicago Cab Drivers See Steep Drop In Rides; 'We Going Broke'

With So Many People Staying Home During Pandemic, Chicago Cab Drivers See Steep Drop In Rides; 'We Going Broke'

A rainy day in the Loop would usually be a good time to catch a cab, but cabbie Kapriccio Duncan said there's nothing usual about these times. Read full article: With So Many People Staying Home During ...→

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

"I'll say the biggest thing on my mind in the last week is how many people have actually applied for this. That let me know there's a problem in our city." Read full article: Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And K...→

Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to take part in virtual graduation for class of 2020

Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to take part in virtual graduation for class of 2020

Facebook and Instagram are throwing a virtual graduation for the class of 2020, including a commencement address from Oprah Winfrey and a performance by Miley [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to t...→

George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and more to participate in Call to Unite livestream event

George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and more to participate in Call to Unite livestream event

Former President George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, and Julia Roberts are among those who will be participating in an upcoming 24-hour global livestream event titl [...] Read full article: George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Rob...→

Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In Chicago That Violate Stay-At-Home Order

Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In Chicago That Violate Stay-At-Home Order

Police this weekend busted up a rowdy house party in Chicago, for which video went viral. And it was not the only one. Read full article: Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In...→

Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago 2017 | Goods & Services | Chicago Reader

Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago 2017 | Goods & Services | Chicago Reader

Alapash New Home (and Terrariums) 4835 N. Damen 773-769-8825 www.alapash.com @Alapash_Home Runner-Up Nadeau - Furniture with a Soul... Read full article: Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago ...→

At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Within 10 Days at Chicago Nursing Home, Officials Say

At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Within 10 Days at Chicago Nursing Home, Officials Say

At least nine people died of coronavirus complications within 10 days at the same nursing center on Chicago’s North Side, officials say. Read full article: At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Wit...→

Twin Cities schools report widespread online-attendance absences as students start learning from home

Twin Cities schools report widespread online-attendance absences as students start learning from home

Minnesota’s transition to distance learning has left out tens of thousands of K-12 students and threatens to expand the state’s already wide gaps in achievemen [...] Read full article: Twin Cities schools report widespread on...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project reading to kids online

Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project reading to kids online

Barack and Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey have joined the ranks of famous Chicagoans who are reading children's books in videos posted online by the Chicago [...] Read full article: Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project readi...→

Obamas and Oprah join top names reading children’s books for Chicago Public Library

Obamas and Oprah join top names reading children’s books for Chicago Public Library

Jeff Tweedy and Jane Lynch are also featured in the library’s growing collection of videos featuring celebrities and librarians reading children’s books. Read full article: Obamas and Oprah join top names reading ...→

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlie...→

Among big cities, Chicago vulnerable to new foreclosures

As the COVID-19 crisis dawned, the Chicago area had the largest share among 20 major cities of homeowners who were far underwater on their mortgages.  Read full article: Among big cities, Chicago vulnerable to ...→

Ford to restart most U.S. factories—including Chicago—May 18

"We have reopened our facilities in China, successfully begun our phased restart in Europe and have been producing medical equipment in Michigan for more than [...] Read full article: Ford to restart most U.S. factories—incl...→

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

“Chicago’s nursing home workers have been at the forefront of this unprecedented public health crisis as they continue to serve our most vulnerable residents a [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees ...→

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theate

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theate

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theater news, reviews, comedy, dance, Broadway and beyond. Read full article: The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the C...→

Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties Defying Stay-At-Home Order; 5 Teens Shot At Lawndale Party

Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties Defying Stay-At-Home Order; 5 Teens Shot At Lawndale Party

Hundreds of people defied Illinois' stay-at-home order Saturday night, leading police to break up two large parties on the West Side alone, one with dozens, po [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties De...→

Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Home Exercise During Quarantine

Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Home Exercise During Quarantine

In this time of social distancing, kids can't do their gymnastics, or dance, or any kind of exercise class in person. So it's all done live via zoom. Read full article: Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Ho...→

Images: Protesters rally against the Illinois stay-at-home order Friday in Chicago

Images: Protesters rally against the Illinois stay-at-home order Friday in Chicago

Protesters rally against Illinois stay-at-home order outside the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago, Friday, May 1, 2020. The Friday demonstration is the late [...] Read full article: Images: Protesters rally against the Ill...→

Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Get Virtual Commencement With Speech From Oprah Winfrey

Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Get Virtual Commencement With Speech From Oprah Winfrey

Chicago’s graduating high school seniors will still be recognized this summer with a virtual celebration in mid-June, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday, [...] Read full article: Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Ge...→

Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood home

Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood home

The selling price for the South Shore home was around $225,000, and permits have been issued for an additional $60,000 in renovations, according to one report. Read full article: Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood ho...→

As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Suit Against Stay-At-Home Order, Some In Chicago Are On The Fence

As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Suit Against Stay-At-Home Order, Some In Chicago Are On The Fence

Already-anxious business owners were left rattled Monday by a court ruling in favor of a downstate Republican lawmaker who is challenging Gov. JB Pritzker’s st [...] Read full article: As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Sui...→

Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike at 40 sites, including in Aurora, Barrington and Des Plaines

Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike at 40 sites, including in Aurora, Barrington and Des Plaines

Nursing home workers have authorized a May 8 strike date at 40 facilities in Chicago and the suburbs, putting pressure on operators to resolve a contract dispu [...] Read full article: Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike a...→

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

A judge has ruled against Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in a lawsuit filed over the extension of the state’s stay-at-home order, putting the statewide plan in je [...] Read full article: Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block ...→

Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spike During Illinois’ Stay-at-Home Order

Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spike During Illinois’ Stay-at-Home Order

The number of domestic violence calls in the city of Chicago and the greater Chicago area have seen “a marked increase,” according to figures released by the c [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spi...→

Trillium Farm home project near West Chicago thwarted in first water/sewer effort

Trillium Farm home project near West Chicago thwarted in first water/sewer effort

A plan to build an age-restricted community on the site of a former garden nursery near West Chicago has hit a stumbling block as the developer was poised to b [...] Read full article: Trillium Farm home project near West Chi...→

9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootings Across Chicago This Weekend

9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootings Across Chicago This Weekend

At least nine people, including a 2-year-old boy, have been injured in shootings across Chicago this weekend. Just after 6 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Dame [...] Read full article: 9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootin...→

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

The NHL and players union are working together on a plan that would have hockey ready to resume if they get the green light this summer. Read full article: NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason pl...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Red Wings offering ticket options, including refunds, for 2019-20 remaining home games

Red Wings offering ticket options, including refunds, for 2019-20 remaining home games

The Red Wings are offering options to fans who have tickets to the final four home games of the 2019-20 season. All fans will have the option to receive a refu [...] Read full article: Red Wings offering ticket options, inclu...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project reading to kids online

Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project reading to kids online

Barack and Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey have joined the ranks of famous Chicagoans who are reading children's books in videos posted online by the Chicago [...] Read full article: Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project readi...→

Obamas and Oprah join top names reading children’s books for Chicago Public Library

Obamas and Oprah join top names reading children’s books for Chicago Public Library

Jeff Tweedy and Jane Lynch are also featured in the library’s growing collection of videos featuring celebrities and librarians reading children’s books. Read full article: Obamas and Oprah join top names reading ...→

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlie...→

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas last year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual exp...→

Among big cities, Chicago vulnerable to new foreclosures

As the COVID-19 crisis dawned, the Chicago area had the largest share among 20 major cities of homeowners who were far underwater on their mortgages.  Read full article: Among big cities, Chicago vulnerable to ...→

Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home confinement gear

Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home confinement gear

The effort to get as many detainees out of Cook County Jail as quickly as possible during the coronavirus crisis has hit a snag because the sheriff's departmen [...] Read full article: Virus-hit Chicago jail runs out of home ...→

Ford to restart most U.S. factories—including Chicago—May 18

"We have reopened our facilities in China, successfully begun our phased restart in Europe and have been producing medical equipment in Michigan for more than [...] Read full article: Ford to restart most U.S. factories—incl...→

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

“Chicago’s nursing home workers have been at the forefront of this unprecedented public health crisis as they continue to serve our most vulnerable residents a [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees ...→

Chicago police crack down on big gatherings that violate coronavirus stay-at-home orders

Chicago police crack down on big gatherings that violate coronavirus stay-at-home orders

Over the weekend, police in Chicago were forced to crack down a number of large public gatherings that violated the state's coronavirus stay-at-home order. Read full article: Chicago police crack down on big gatheri...→

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...] Read full article: Protesters in Chicago, Springfield deman...→

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theate

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theate

The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the Chicago Tribune's home for Chicago theater news, reviews, comedy, dance, Broadway and beyond. Read full article: The Theater Loop with Chris Jones, the C...→

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Duckworth also blasted President Trump for "sucking up to the Communist head of an authoritarian regime in President Xi of China" instead of preparing for the [...] Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Naz...→

Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Enforcement

Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Enforcement

Chicago police responded to several calls of large parties late Saturday and into Sunday morning, and one such gathering turned violent after five teens were s [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Step Up ‘Stay-at-Home’ Or...→

Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties Defying Stay-At-Home Order; 5 Teens Shot At Lawndale Party

Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties Defying Stay-At-Home Order; 5 Teens Shot At Lawndale Party

Hundreds of people defied Illinois' stay-at-home order Saturday night, leading police to break up two large parties on the West Side alone, one with dozens, po [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Break Up Large Parties De...→

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayor Blasts Those Planning Parties Under Continued Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown said the department is aware of six parties planned for Saturday night. The city is reaching out to the hosts advis [...] Read full article: 'We Will Take You To Jail': Chicago Mayo...→

Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Home Exercise During Quarantine

Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Home Exercise During Quarantine

In this time of social distancing, kids can't do their gymnastics, or dance, or any kind of exercise class in person. So it's all done live via zoom. Read full article: Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Ho...→

Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Dispersal Orders, Arrested 17 in Enforcing Stay-at-Home Order in April

Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Dispersal Orders, Arrested 17 in Enforcing Stay-at-Home Order in April

Chicago police issued more than 4,600 orders for groups to disperse and arrested 17 people in April while enforcing Illinois’ stay-at-home order amid the coron [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Issued More Than 4,600 Di...→

Images: Protesters rally against the Illinois stay-at-home order Friday in Chicago

Images: Protesters rally against the Illinois stay-at-home order Friday in Chicago

Protesters rally against Illinois stay-at-home order outside the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago, Friday, May 1, 2020. The Friday demonstration is the late [...] Read full article: Images: Protesters rally against the Ill...→

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

Oprah Winfrey will be delivering a virtual commencement address for all 2020 high school seniors in Chicago, as the coronavirus precludes them from having a tr [...] Read full article: City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commence...→

Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Get Virtual Commencement With Speech From Oprah Winfrey

Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Get Virtual Commencement With Speech From Oprah Winfrey

Chicago’s graduating high school seniors will still be recognized this summer with a virtual celebration in mid-June, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday, [...] Read full article: Chicago’s 2020 High School Seniors to Ge...→

With So Many People Staying Home During Pandemic, Chicago Cab Drivers See Steep Drop In Rides; 'We Going Broke'

With So Many People Staying Home During Pandemic, Chicago Cab Drivers See Steep Drop In Rides; 'We Going Broke'

A rainy day in the Loop would usually be a good time to catch a cab, but cabbie Kapriccio Duncan said there's nothing usual about these times. Read full article: With So Many People Staying Home During ...→

Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood home

Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood home

The selling price for the South Shore home was around $225,000, and permits have been issued for an additional $60,000 in renovations, according to one report. Read full article: Kanye West buys his Chicago childhood ho...→

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

"I'll say the biggest thing on my mind in the last week is how many people have actually applied for this. That let me know there's a problem in our city." Read full article: Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And K...→

Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to take part in virtual graduation for class of 2020

Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to take part in virtual graduation for class of 2020

Facebook and Instagram are throwing a virtual graduation for the class of 2020, including a commencement address from Oprah Winfrey and a performance by Miley [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and more to t...→

As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Suit Against Stay-At-Home Order, Some In Chicago Are On The Fence

As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Suit Against Stay-At-Home Order, Some In Chicago Are On The Fence

Already-anxious business owners were left rattled Monday by a court ruling in favor of a downstate Republican lawmaker who is challenging Gov. JB Pritzker’s st [...] Read full article: As Downstate Judge Rules In Favor Of Sui...→

George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and more to participate in Call to Unite livestream event

George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and more to participate in Call to Unite livestream event

Former President George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, and Julia Roberts are among those who will be participating in an upcoming 24-hour global livestream event titl [...] Read full article: George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Rob...→

Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike at 40 sites, including in Aurora, Barrington and Des Plaines

Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike at 40 sites, including in Aurora, Barrington and Des Plaines

Nursing home workers have authorized a May 8 strike date at 40 facilities in Chicago and the suburbs, putting pressure on operators to resolve a contract dispu [...] Read full article: Nursing home workers plan May 8 strike a...→

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

A judge has ruled against Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in a lawsuit filed over the extension of the state’s stay-at-home order, putting the statewide plan in je [...] Read full article: Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block ...→

Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In Chicago That Violate Stay-At-Home Order

Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In Chicago That Violate Stay-At-Home Order

Police this weekend busted up a rowdy house party in Chicago, for which video went viral. And it was not the only one. Read full article: Police Break Up Large, Packed Parties In...→

Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spike During Illinois’ Stay-at-Home Order

Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spike During Illinois’ Stay-at-Home Order

The number of domestic violence calls in the city of Chicago and the greater Chicago area have seen “a marked increase,” according to figures released by the c [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Domestic Violence Calls Spi...→

Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago 2017 | Goods & Services | Chicago Reader

Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago 2017 | Goods & Services | Chicago Reader

Alapash New Home (and Terrariums) 4835 N. Damen 773-769-8825 www.alapash.com @Alapash_Home Runner-Up Nadeau - Furniture with a Soul... Read full article: Best home furnishings | Best of Chicago ...→

Trillium Farm home project near West Chicago thwarted in first water/sewer effort

Trillium Farm home project near West Chicago thwarted in first water/sewer effort

A plan to build an age-restricted community on the site of a former garden nursery near West Chicago has hit a stumbling block as the developer was poised to b [...] Read full article: Trillium Farm home project near West Chi...→

At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Within 10 Days at Chicago Nursing Home, Officials Say

At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Within 10 Days at Chicago Nursing Home, Officials Say

At least nine people died of coronavirus complications within 10 days at the same nursing center on Chicago’s North Side, officials say. Read full article: At Least 9 People Die of Coronavirus Wit...→

Twin Cities schools report widespread online-attendance absences as students start learning from home

Twin Cities schools report widespread online-attendance absences as students start learning from home

Minnesota’s transition to distance learning has left out tens of thousands of K-12 students and threatens to expand the state’s already wide gaps in achievemen [...] Read full article: Twin Cities schools report widespread on...→

9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootings Across Chicago This Weekend

9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootings Across Chicago This Weekend

At least nine people, including a 2-year-old boy, have been injured in shootings across Chicago this weekend. Just after 6 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Dame [...] Read full article: 9 Injured, Including Toddler, in Shootin...→