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Forget coupons: Freevo wants Chicago restaurants to give food away for free – Built In Chicago

Forget coupons: Freevo wants Chicago restaurants to give food away for free – Built In Chicago

Built In ChicagoAlmost all restaurants struggle with two basic challenges: bringing in new customers and dealing with low traffic during off...
Report: Chicago has most authentic Mexican restaurants – KTRK-TV

Report: Chicago has most authentic Mexican restaurants – KTRK-TV

KTRK-TV… food – when I hear that, I think of independently owned restaurants or smaller chains. This list above includes many fast food and ...
Chicago police officer shot in Back of the Yards – Chicago Tribune

Chicago police officer shot in Back of the Yards – Chicago Tribune

Chicago police officer shot in Back of the YardsChicago TribuneA Chicago police officer was ‘conscious and alert’ after being shot in the le...
Metra service delayed after train hit pedestrian in Arlington Heights – Chicago Tribune

Metra service delayed after train hit pedestrian in Arlington Heights – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Chicago Transit Authority is honoring Metra passes on the Blue Line, with the exception of O’Hare. During peak times, suc...
Chicago-Area Weather: Rainfall Rates Over 1 Inch Per Hour, Flash Flooding Possible – Patch.com

Chicago-Area Weather: Rainfall Rates Over 1 Inch Per Hour, Flash Flooding Possible – Patch.com

Patch.comThose storms, which are expected to start late this afternoon and continue through early Saturday, could produce heavy rainfall and...
3 wounded in Dan Ryan Expressway shooting – Chicago Tribune

3 wounded in Dan Ryan Expressway shooting – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThree people were wounded in a shooting early Friday in the outbound express lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway on the city’s S...
Two years in, happy hour in Illinois stirs mixed results – Chicago Tribune

Two years in, happy hour in Illinois stirs mixed results – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneZach Pereles, left, and Michael Conklin enjoy happy hour food and drinks July 19, 2017, at The Boarding House restaurant and ...
Morning Spin: Preckwinkle calls Rauner ‘evil’ – Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Preckwinkle calls Rauner ‘evil’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“I’ve lived in Chicago for 50 years. In that time, Jim Thompson was governor, Jim Edgar, George Ryan, and I disagreed with th...
2 dead, elderly man among 11 others wounded in shootings – Chicago Tribune

2 dead, elderly man among 11 others wounded in shootings – Chicago Tribune

2 dead, elderly man among 11 others wounded in shootingsChicago TribuneTwo men were fatally shot and 11 others, including a man in his late ...
Flood clean-up and recovery begins while officials eye weekend weather – Chicago Tribune

Flood clean-up and recovery begins while officials eye weekend weather – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneMeanwhile, officials said they were keeping a wary eye on the weekend forecast after overnight rains at least temporarily sto...
Which ‘Married at First Sight’ Chicago couples are likely to stay together? – Chicago Tribune

Which ‘Married at First Sight’ Chicago couples are likely to stay together? – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneTwo Chicago-area couples went on their second honeymoons, while the third local couple reconciled after an explosive argument...
Chicago Public Schools Receive 2017-18 Budget – NBC Chicago

Chicago Public Schools Receive 2017-18 Budget – NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoChicago Public Schools principals received their 2017-18 budgets today, and the financial details included $300 million in fundin...
How Chicago Learned Privatizing Public Housing Isn’t Enough – Politico

How Chicago Learned Privatizing Public Housing Isn’t Enough – Politico

PoliticoFor decades, public housing Chicago has been synonymous with the very worst of what government has provided as shelter for poor peop...
United offers waivers for travelers to and from O’Hare disrupted by potential weekend storms – Chicago Tribune

United offers waivers for travelers to and from O’Hare disrupted by potential weekend storms – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneUnited Airlines is offering travel waivers for customers forced to change their flights to and from O’Hare International Airp...
Bartender charged with battery in incident involving ‘American Idol’ singer – Chicago Tribune

Bartender charged with battery in incident involving ‘American Idol’ singer – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneBrown, a partner with the Chicago firm Lane & Lane, said his client didn’t provoke any violence, raise his fist or throw ...
Harvey illegally diverted water cash owed to Chicago, millions missing, judge rules – Chicago Tribune

Harvey illegally diverted water cash owed to Chicago, millions missing, judge rules – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneRecords show the city of Harvey had long taken water from Chicago, resold it and used the cash to keep the financially shaky ...
Lettuce Entertain You Closes Intro Chicago to Make Room for Private Events – Eater Chicago

Lettuce Entertain You Closes Intro Chicago to Make Room for Private Events – Eater Chicago

Eater ChicagoLettuce Entertain You Enterprises has finally made the news official: Intro Chicago has permanently shuttered in Lincoln Park a...
City reaches $38.75 million settlement in red light ticket lawsuit – Chicago Tribune

City reaches $38.75 million settlement in red light ticket lawsuit – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneChicago’s red light camera system grew to more than 350 cameras and has raised more than $500 million in $100 tickets since 2...
The long-delayed plan to rehab Chicago’s DuSable Park creeps forward – Curbed Chicago

The long-delayed plan to rehab Chicago’s DuSable Park creeps forward – Curbed Chicago

Curbed ChicagoThough first dedicated as public open space in the 1980s, Chicago’s unfinished DuSable Park is finally ready to start taking s...
Chicago Weather: 3 injured in Edens wreck; more rain falls on flooded communities – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: 3 injured in Edens wreck; more rain falls on flooded communities – WLS-TV

WLS-TVThe National Weather Service said a flood warning will remain in effect through Sunday for the Des Plaines River, which saw record flo...
Scott Sax takes the reins at Ada Street restaurant – Chicago Tribune

Scott Sax takes the reins at Ada Street restaurant – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneScott Sax, the newly appointed executive chef at Ada Street, has a fascination with Latin American and South American flavors...
Veggie Grill, America’s Largest Vegetarian Fast-Casual Chain, is Coming to Chicago – Eater Chicago

Veggie Grill, America’s Largest Vegetarian Fast-Casual Chain, is Coming to Chicago – Eater Chicago

Eater ChicagoChicago is part of a nationwide expansion for the fast-casual restaurant group. Veggie Grill CEO Steve Heeley, via a news relea...
Chicago Weather: Storms impact morning commute; 3 cars crash on Edens – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Storms impact morning commute; 3 cars crash on Edens – WLS-TV

WLS-TVAs of 7:45 a.m., 2.73 inches of rainfall had been recorded near Harvard and McHenry over the past 24 hours, according to the weather s...
Why I’m moving my family out of Illinois – Chicago Tribune

Why I’m moving my family out of Illinois – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFrom the Chicago perspective, that sounds like a pretty good problem to have. But it’s not just about the money. Illinois see...
Des Plaines, Fox river areas remain under flood warning – Chicago Tribune

Des Plaines, Fox river areas remain under flood warning – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe areas near the Des Plaines and Fox rivers in Chicago’s west and northwest suburbs remain under a flood warning, according...
Barrio, new restaurant from ‘Top Chef’ alum Katsuji Tanabe, opens Saturday – Chicago Tribune

Barrio, new restaurant from ‘Top Chef’ alum Katsuji Tanabe, opens Saturday – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneIt was just called dinner.” The 200-seat restaurant comes from the DineAmic Group, also behind Bar Siena and Siena Tavern (he...
Uber app now allows wheelchair users to summon rides – Chicago Tribune

Uber app now allows wheelchair users to summon rides – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneUber’s handicapped-accessible vehicles had previously only been available in Chicago on a limited view for riders who entered...
Chicago Cubs: 5 Trades to Fix the Offense After Jose Quintana Blockbuster – Bleacher Report

Chicago Cubs: 5 Trades to Fix the Offense After Jose Quintana Blockbuster – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Chicago Cubs addressed their most glaring deficiency when they acquired left-hander Jose Quintana from the cross-town Chi...
Englewood residents briefed on proposed new high school – Chicago Tribune

Englewood residents briefed on proposed new high school – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneChicago Public Schools officials Monday faced a bit of skepticism and a lot of questions from community members curious to le...
Dodgers rout White Sox; losing streak reaches six – Chicago Sun-Times

Dodgers rout White Sox; losing streak reaches six – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesWhite Sox’s Yoan Moncada heads for first after drawing a walk from Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda during ...
Chicago Weather: More storms and rain in northern suburbs Wednesday – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: More storms and rain in northern suburbs Wednesday – WLS-TV

WLS-TVA line of strong storms are moving through the area Wednesday night, bringing more rain to an already flooded area. (WLS). WLS. Wednes...
‘Toughest man’ in US Senate John McCain battling brain cancer – Chicago Sun-Times

‘Toughest man’ in US Senate John McCain battling brain cancer – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesSen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington last week. McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor af...
Yusho Logan Square, Matthias Merges’ First Restaurant, Is Closing – Eater Chicago

Yusho Logan Square, Matthias Merges’ First Restaurant, Is Closing – Eater Chicago

Eater ChicagoThe restaurant’s last day will be on Saturday, July 22. Merges, Charlie Trotter’s former chef de cuisine, used his creative int...
Chicago-area DJ credited with rallying volunteers to fill sandbags, fight floods – Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area DJ credited with rallying volunteers to fill sandbags, fight floods – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAs flood waters begin to recede in inundated areas north and northwest of Chicago — at least for now — those who’ve built san...
Chicago woman screwed by Trump hotel deal – New York Post

Chicago woman screwed by Trump hotel deal – New York Post

New York PostWhen Rose Lawrence found a deal for eight nights in a two-bedroom suite at the Trump hotel in Chicago for a mere $253.58, she c...
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Parts of Northern Illinois – NBC Chicago

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Parts of Northern Illinois – NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoA Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued Wednesday evening for parts of northern Illinois and the Chicago area until midnight. Thun...
Chicago Area Weather: Storms Possible Tonight, Rest Of The Week – Patch.com

Chicago Area Weather: Storms Possible Tonight, Rest Of The Week – Patch.com

Patch.comCHICAGO, IL — A stormy week could be in the works for the Chicago area. According to the National Weather Service in Chicago, humid...
Old Chicago to serve its last pizza on Franklin Street this weekend – News & Observer

Old Chicago to serve its last pizza on Franklin Street this weekend – News & Observer

News & ObserverEfforts to reach CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries Inc., the company that owns the Old Chicago pizza chain, were unsuc...
Unexpected places in the Chicago area to score a frank on Hot Dog Day – Chicago Tribune

Unexpected places in the Chicago area to score a frank on Hot Dog Day – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneChicago hot dog bun: The Fat Rice spin on this Chinatown classic (hot dog bao, available at many Chinese bakeries) is all abo...
Chicago Will Hold Diplomas Hostage Unless Teens Can Prove They Have Plans After High School – GOOD Magazine

Chicago Will Hold Diplomas Hostage Unless Teens Can Prove They Have Plans After High School – GOOD Magazine

GOOD MagazineThe adage, “To whom much is given, much is expected,” can’t just apply to high school graduates. Beginning with the class of 20...
Chicago-to-Mackinac race wraps up after difficult weather – FOXSports.com

Chicago-to-Mackinac race wraps up after difficult weather – FOXSports.com

Chicago-to-Mackinac race wraps up after difficult weatherFOXSports.comMACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) The annual Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mack...
Cubs win 6th straight; Kris Bryant leaves game with left pinkie sprain – Chicago Tribune

Cubs win 6th straight; Kris Bryant leaves game with left pinkie sprain – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Cubs survived a major scare when slugger Kris Bryant left after the top of the first inning after hurting his left pinkie...
Alderman’s plan to make restaurants open their restrooms to non-customers stalls – Chicago Tribune

Alderman’s plan to make restaurants open their restrooms to non-customers stalls – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAn alderman’s crusade to open up bathrooms in Chicago restaurants and other businesses to people walking in off the street st...
Chance for Storms Moves Into Chicago Area Overnight – NBC Chicago

Chance for Storms Moves Into Chicago Area Overnight – NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoThunderstorms are expected to move into northern Illinois overnight, bringing the potential for severe weather just one week afte...
Old Chicago to serve its last pizza on Franklin Street this weekend – Durham Herald Sun

Old Chicago to serve its last pizza on Franklin Street this weekend – Durham Herald Sun

Durham Herald SunCraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries Inc., the company that owns the Old Chicago pizza chain, did not immediately return a ...
Chicago-to-Mackinac Island race wraps up after difficult weather – Chicago Tribune

Chicago-to-Mackinac Island race wraps up after difficult weather – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePreliminary results posted on the race’s website say Wizard won the Chicago-Mackinac Trophy and TOA took home the Mackinac Cu...
Chicago-to-Mackinac race wraps up after difficult weather – UpperMichigansSource.com

Chicago-to-Mackinac race wraps up after difficult weather – UpperMichigansSource.com

UpperMichigansSource.com(AP) – The annual Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac Island, Michigan, has wrapped up with about two-thirds of the ...
Who has the best ballpark food in Chicago, Cubs or Sox? – Chicago Tribune

Who has the best ballpark food in Chicago, Cubs or Sox? – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneBefore I began, the general consensus from co-workers, including Tribune restaurant critic and Cubs fan Phil Vettel, was that...
Catcher Willson Contreras leads way again as Cubs top Braves for fifth straight win – Chicago Tribune

Catcher Willson Contreras leads way again as Cubs top Braves for fifth straight win – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneCubs catcher Willson Contreras discusses pitcher John Lackey and his homer against the Braves. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune...
Police: Man killed in Heart of Chicago shooting – Chicago Sun-Times

Police: Man killed in Heart of Chicago shooting – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesA man was shot to death Tuesday night in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The 28-year-old ...
White Sox trade Robertson, Frazier, Kahnle to Yankees – Chicago Sun-Times

White Sox trade Robertson, Frazier, Kahnle to Yankees – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesTodd Frazier and David Robertson were almost certain they would be traded soon, but they probably did not expect to be deal...
SWEET: Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer: The Chicago connection – Chicago Sun-Times

SWEET: Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer: The Chicago connection – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON — William Browder, who grew up in Hyde Park — and whose Moscow-born father was a famous University of Chicago ma...
Hot, humid weather arrives; heat hits hard downstate – Chicago Tribune

Hot, humid weather arrives; heat hits hard downstate – Chicago Tribune

Hot, humid weather arrives; heat hits hard downstateChicago TribuneThe heat and humidity made their move on the Chicago area Tuesday. Temper...
Report: Prosecutors demand records on Chicago bank’s loans to Paul Manafort – Chicago Tribune

Report: Prosecutors demand records on Chicago bank’s loans to Paul Manafort – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePaul Manafort, then campaign manager for Donald Trump, is interviewed at the Republican National Convention in July 2016. Man...
Real, fake distress calls on Lake Michigan spike: Coast Guard – Chicago Tribune

Real, fake distress calls on Lake Michigan spike: Coast Guard – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Coast Guard received 55 such distress calls through the end of June last year along the lakeshore that includes Chicago a...
Chipotle’s tarnished image takes another hit – Chicago Tribune

Chipotle’s tarnished image takes another hit – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThat latest incident could spur investors to call for a chief operating officer — someone who could better monitor the compan...
Dennis Hastert released from prison; still faces sex-offender treatment – Chicago Tribune

Dennis Hastert released from prison; still faces sex-offender treatment – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAfter nearly 13 months in custody, Hastert was transferred Monday to a residential halfway house on Chicago’s West Side in an...
Chipotle Restaurant in Virginia Closed After Reports of Illness – NBC Chicago

Chipotle Restaurant in Virginia Closed After Reports of Illness – NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoChipotle says it temporarily closed a restaurant in a Washington, D.C., suburb after reports that customers had become ill, a pos...
Latest Chicago-area Hydrologic River stages/flood forecasts – WGN-TV

Latest Chicago-area Hydrologic River stages/flood forecasts – WGN-TV

WGN-TVHydrologic Summary National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL 730 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017 Location Flood Stage Time 24-hr Flood Sta...
Texas Chain Truluck’s Coming to Gold Coast in a Seafood Switcheroo – Eater Chicago

Texas Chain Truluck’s Coming to Gold Coast in a Seafood Switcheroo – Eater Chicago

Texas Chain Truluck’s Coming to Gold Coast in a Seafood SwitcherooEater ChicagoThis would be Truluck’s debut in Chicago, but the team has ex...
Suburban Chicago Hospital Reopens as Illinois Floods Begin to Recede – The Weather Channel

Suburban Chicago Hospital Reopens as Illinois Floods Begin to Recede – The Weather Channel

Suburban Chicago Hospital Reopens as Illinois Floods Begin to RecedeThe Weather ChannelAfter being closed for days, a Chicago-area hospital ...
R. Kelly is allegedly running an abusive ‘cult,’ and other Chicago news – Chicago Reader

R. Kelly is allegedly running an abusive ‘cult,’ and other Chicago news – Chicago Reader

Chicago ReaderR&B singer R. Kelly is allegedly holding several young women “prisoner” in rental homes in Chicago and Atlanta as part of ...
Litigious Geracis lose another court battle over dog-walker attack – Chicago Tribune

Litigious Geracis lose another court battle over dog-walker attack – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneDi Buono and a dog-walking client testified previously that Peter Francis Geraci had threatened to use his “80-lawyer” firm t...
13 shot, 3 fatally, across Chicago on Monday – Chicago Sun-Times

13 shot, 3 fatally, across Chicago on Monday – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesMost recently, a man was found shot to death Monday night in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood. Officers responded...
Michael Jordan’s opens in Oak Brook – Chicago Daily Herald

Michael Jordan’s opens in Oak Brook – Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily HeraldThe new restaurant, at 1225 W. 22nd Street, is part of the Cornerstone Restaurant Group, which includes Michael Jordan’s...
Sister of man shot to death by police in Near South Side park sues officers – Chicago Tribune

Sister of man shot to death by police in Near South Side park sues officers – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneArlena Love filed a wrongful death suit Monday against the city of Chicago and three police officers, saying they overreacted...
Cubs rally for 3-1 lead in 8th – Chicago Tribune

Cubs rally for 3-1 lead in 8th – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Cubs, trying to extend their winning streak to four games Monday night, rallied to take a 3-1 lead over the Braves enteri...
Authorities investigating double shootings in West Woodlawn, Chatham – Chicago Tribune

Authorities investigating double shootings in West Woodlawn, Chatham – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneChicago police investigate a shooting in the 6300 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood on July 17,...
Autopsy finds Chicago cop drowned in bathtub, rules death accidental – Chicago Tribune

Autopsy finds Chicago cop drowned in bathtub, rules death accidental – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneOn the day she was found dead in the bathtub of her Northwest Side home, Chicago police Officer Dina Markham sent a desperate...
Despite hiring surge, CPD on pace to break overtime record – Chicago Sun-Times

Despite hiring surge, CPD on pace to break overtime record – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesThe Chicago Police Department is on pace to set another record for overtime spending in 2017 — despite a two-year hiring su...
Food processing, manufacturing no longer major way of life in Chicago – Marketplace.org

Food processing, manufacturing no longer major way of life in Chicago – Marketplace.org

Marketplace.orgOver on the Near West Side of Chicago, the meatpacking district is shrinking, giving way to glitterati restaurants and tech c...
Matthias Merges dishes on restaurant industry challenges after closing Yusho Hyde Park – Chicago Tribune

Matthias Merges dishes on restaurant industry challenges after closing Yusho Hyde Park – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“You have a number of great restaurants in Chicago on the higher end that can charge the money and have a very special niche,...
Big Star taco pop-up pairs famed Southern chef Sean Brock with Paul Kahan for 1-day event – Chicago Tribune

Big Star taco pop-up pairs famed Southern chef Sean Brock with Paul Kahan for 1-day event – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe event also represents the release of that bourbon, which will bear the Elijah Craig name, but also the name of the chefs’...
Swim Bans, Advisories in Effect at Several Chicago Beaches – NBC Chicago

Swim Bans, Advisories in Effect at Several Chicago Beaches – NBC Chicago

Swim Bans, Advisories in Effect at Several Chicago BeachesNBC ChicagoSwim bans and advisories were in effect at numerous Chicago beaches Mon...
Man overboard in Chicago-to-Mackinac race was in Lake Michigan for 1 hour before rescue – MLive.com

Man overboard in Chicago-to-Mackinac race was in Lake Michigan for 1 hour before rescue – MLive.com

MLive.comLAKE MICHIGAN – A man sailing on one of the Chicago-to-Mackinac race boats went overboard late Saturday and was in Lake Michigan fo...
Our 10 best moments from Pitchfork Music Festival 2017 – Chicago Tribune

Our 10 best moments from Pitchfork Music Festival 2017 – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe legendary group’s return to Chicago was exhilarating from start to finish. Though some of the most fun came from in betwe...
Chicago CEO talks his ‘disappointing’ portrayal on ‘The Bachelorette’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago CEO talks his ‘disappointing’ portrayal on ‘The Bachelorette’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneChicago consulting firm CEO Iggy Rodriguez, who was depicted as a snitch this season on “The Bachelorette,” said viewers only...
Not so fast: US restaurant workers seek ban on surprise scheduling – Reuters

Not so fast: US restaurant workers seek ban on surprise scheduling – Reuters

Reuters“You could only have been on the clock for two hours and they’ll tell you to go home,” said Ashley Bruce, 22, who has worked for four...
Vegan Queen Karyn Calabrese to Finally Close Her Last Restaurant This Week – Eater Chicago

Vegan Queen Karyn Calabrese to Finally Close Her Last Restaurant This Week – Eater Chicago

Eater ChicagoChicago vegan icon Karyn Calabrese will finally close her last remaining restaurant on Sunday, July 23, 11 months after she ann...
56 shot, 11 fatally, in weekend shootings – Chicago Tribune

56 shot, 11 fatally, in weekend shootings – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneScenes of violence around the city after 55 people were shot and at least 11 were killed over the weekend July 17, 2017, in C...
Morning Spin: Rauner staff shift doesn’t bode well for state government, Democratic lawmaker says – Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Rauner staff shift doesn’t bode well for state government, Democratic lawmaker says – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune*The week ahead: Monday: Chicago City Council Human Relations committee meets; Cardinal Blase Cupich speaks at the City Club ...
4 injured in city shootings – Chicago Tribune

4 injured in city shootings – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneEmergency crews respond after a 29-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the 8600 block of South Lawndale Avenue on July 17...
Chicago-Area Weather: Flooding Continues / Heat and Humidity Is Coming / Dangerous Swim Conditions – Patch.com

Chicago-Area Weather: Flooding Continues / Heat and Humidity Is Coming / Dangerous Swim Conditions – Patch.com

Patch.comIt’s been a rough week for many towns in the northwest suburbs where strong storms on Tuesday and Wednesday brought heavy rains, ca...
Chicago anti-violence activist killed in weekend shooting – CBS News

Chicago anti-violence activist killed in weekend shooting – CBS News

CBS NewsWilliam “Willie” Cooper, 58, was shot Saturday afternoon near the offices of Lilydale Outreach Workers for a Better Community on Chi...
Chicago Suburb to Pay $250K for Entertainment District Plan – NBC Chicago

Chicago Suburb to Pay $250K for Entertainment District Plan – NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoA Chicago suburb will pay a consultant nearly $250,000 to create a master plan for an entertainment district. The Daily Herald re...
Illinois has state budget, but no school funding plan – Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois has state budget, but no school funding plan – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesGov. Bruce Rauner speaks at a July 5, 2017, news conference in Chicago. Lawmakers in July 2017 enacted a spending plan for ...
Quintana dazzles in ‘unbelievable’ Cubs debut to beat O’s for sweep – Chicago Sun-Times

Quintana dazzles in ‘unbelievable’ Cubs debut to beat O’s for sweep – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesBut the left-hander’s dominant debut Sunday against the Orioles finally gave the Cubs a tangible reason to believe their ro...
Summer weather due to return in coming days – Chicago Tribune

Summer weather due to return in coming days – Chicago Tribune

Summer weather due to return in coming daysChicago TribuneNortheast winds gusting over 20 mph overspread the area in the wake of Sunday morn...
Bratton: There’s no easy fix for Chicago’s crime rate – New York Post

Bratton: There’s no easy fix for Chicago’s crime rate – New York Post

New York PostRetired NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Sunday there’s “no quick fix” for Chicago’s horrific murder rate and handed out bla...
Perfect Weather, Not-Great Sound, but Great Vibes: Pitchfork Day 2 – Chicagomag.com

Perfect Weather, Not-Great Sound, but Great Vibes: Pitchfork Day 2 – Chicagomag.com

Chicagomag.comWhatever was causing Friday’s entry hold-up seems to have been resolved: it took mere minutes to enter the fest today. Plus, S...
Beach warnings along Lake Michigan shore as Mackinac race sees dropouts – Chicago Tribune

Beach warnings along Lake Michigan shore as Mackinac race sees dropouts – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune… of the annual sailboat race from Chicago to Mackinac Island, Michigan. The National Weather Service warned Sunday morning t...
Chicago anti-violence activist, nine-year-old gunned down in rash of shootings – Reuters

Chicago anti-violence activist, nine-year-old gunned down in rash of shootings – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – An anti-violence activist and a 9-year-old were among 10 people who were fatally shot in Chicago over the weekend, the la...
Chicago Cubs: Offense keeps on rolling; Jose Quintana makes his debut – Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs: Offense keeps on rolling; Jose Quintana makes his debut – Cubbies Crib

Cubbies CribWith a lopsided 10-3 win on Saturday, the Chicago Cubs will hand the ball to left-hander Jose Quintana in the finale, as he make...
Chicago Catholic Archdiocese Opens First Cremation Garden – U.S. News & World Report

Chicago Catholic Archdiocese Opens First Cremation Garden – U.S. News & World Report

Chicago Catholic Archdiocese Opens First Cremation GardenU.S. News & World Report“These regulations are designed to give you, the faithf...
Boat capsizes in Chicago-to-Mackinac race, Coast Guard helps with rescue – MLive.com

Boat capsizes in Chicago-to-Mackinac race, Coast Guard helps with rescue – MLive.com

MLive.comThe capsized boat was identified as High Priority 2, a 31-foot multihull Corsair owned by an East Lansing resident, according to th...
Chicago Youth Hope to ‘Increase the Peace’ to Combat Violence – Voice of America

Chicago Youth Hope to ‘Increase the Peace’ to Combat Violence – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaWhen he woke July 5 to news that more than 100 people had been shot in the city of Chicago over the long Independence Day ho...
Person shot by police on Northwest Side – Chicago Tribune

Person shot by police on Northwest Side – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAt least one person was shot by Chicago police early Sunday in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the city’s Northwest Side,...
From small crimes, Pennsylvania cousins allegedly move to killing 4 men – Chicago Tribune

From small crimes, Pennsylvania cousins allegedly move to killing 4 men – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneTwo cousins charged in a gruesome crime spree that ended with police unearthing the bodies of four young men buried on a fami...
Mayor Emanuel, Hungry Hound talk Chicago cuisine – WLS-TV

Mayor Emanuel, Hungry Hound talk Chicago cuisine – WLS-TV

WLS-TV“Pilsen actually, it’s … a mutation from one community to the next; it’s the story of Chicago,” said Emanuel. “It’s gone through Irish...
Judge to robbery suspect: ‘Young man, that was gold in your hands’ – Chicago Tribune

Judge to robbery suspect: ‘Young man, that was gold in your hands’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneA recent Lincoln Park High School graduate was ordered held on $150,000 bail Saturday in connection to a recent string of str...
White Sox lead Mariners 1-0 – Chicago Tribune

White Sox lead Mariners 1-0 – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneLosers of five of six and 13 of 20, the White Sox shook up their lineup for Saturday’s game against the Mariners. Tim Anderso...
Man, 58, shot dead in Princeton Park neighborhood – Chicago Tribune

Man, 58, shot dead in Princeton Park neighborhood – Chicago Tribune

Man, 58, shot dead in Princeton Park neighborhoodChicago TribuneRosemary Regina SobolContact ReporterChicago Tribune. A 58-year-old man was ...
Comedy Get Down finally arrives in Chicago: These guys are pros – Chicago Tribune

Comedy Get Down finally arrives in Chicago: These guys are pros – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribuneto race-based (“Latinos, we love Chicago,” said Lopez. “If you don’t want us here, don’t put a … bean in the middle of the to...
9-year-old boy among 6 killed, 13 wounded in city shootings – Chicago Tribune

9-year-old boy among 6 killed, 13 wounded in city shootings – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSix people were killed, including a 9-year-old boy, and 13 other people were wounded in separate shootings from Friday to Sat...
Floodwaters Hit Record Highs In River North Of Chicago – NPR

Floodwaters Hit Record Highs In River North Of Chicago – NPR

NPRThe flooding north of Chicago has affected some 6,800 buildings and is “unprecedented,” Illinois officials said Friday, as member station...
Judge: Chicago Development Could Threaten Court Security – U.S. News & World Report

Judge: Chicago Development Could Threaten Court Security – U.S. News & World Report

Judge: Chicago Development Could Threaten Court SecurityU.S. News & World ReportJudge: Chicago Development Could Threaten Court Security...
9-year-old boy killed in Southeast Side shooting: ‘I carried him’ – Chicago Tribune

9-year-old boy killed in Southeast Side shooting: ‘I carried him’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe scene outside Comer Children’s Hospital where a 9-year-old boy was pronounced dead after being fatally shot. A 31-year-ol...
Lake Shore Drive, Riverwalk show the importance of urban edges – Chicago Tribune

Lake Shore Drive, Riverwalk show the importance of urban edges – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneIn particular, I’m thinking about the spectacular meetings of water, land and buildings that make Chicago one of the world’s ...
Ecstatic Jose Quintana describes move to Cubs as ‘best trade for me’ – Chicago Tribune

Ecstatic Jose Quintana describes move to Cubs as ‘best trade for me’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneHe never has pitched in the playoffs and Chicago is the only major-league city he is really familiar with since he reached th...
‘Unprecedented’ flooding north of Chicago hits about 6800 buildings – Chicago Sun-Times

‘Unprecedented’ flooding north of Chicago hits about 6800 buildings – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesGURNEE, Ill. — Illinois officials said Friday some 6,800 buildings have been affected by “unprecedented” flooding north of ...
Newly released racist, sexist emails show scope of scandal at Chicago’s water department – Chicago Tribune

Newly released racist, sexist emails show scope of scandal at Chicago’s water department – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneCity emails newly obtained by the Tribune cast light on the scope and offensiveness of racist, sexist and anti-gay slurs by p...
Alfred Angelo closing leaves brides without dresses – Chicago Tribune

Alfred Angelo closing leaves brides without dresses – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAlfred Angelo has given no indication as to whether ordered gowns will be delivered, Ghusein said. Her shop and others in the...
Weekend Weather For Chicago Area: Isolated Storms Possible – Patch.com

Weekend Weather For Chicago Area: Isolated Storms Possible – Patch.com

Patch.comAccording to the National Weather Service, the Chicago area is set for comfortable weather through Monday, with less humidity than ...
​Kiss stars Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley to open restaurant chain in Chicago – Chicago Business Journal

​Kiss stars Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley to open restaurant chain in Chicago – Chicago Business Journal

Chicago Business JournalEighteen of those restaurants are franchise-owned, but the planned Chicago restaurants would all be corporate-owned,...
‘My last resort’ — thousands come to Illinois to have abortions – Chicago Tribune

‘My last resort’ — thousands come to Illinois to have abortions – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneOne Chicago clinic — citing an uptick in patients from other Midwest states — offers on its website a discounted rate at a ho...
Review: Lunatic, Lover, Poet more affordable than many on Randolph Row – Chicago Tribune

Review: Lunatic, Lover, Poet more affordable than many on Randolph Row – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneNow, of course, Randolph Street, from Jefferson Street west to Loomis Street, is, in terms of volume and quality, the most im...
Why it’s ‘cool’ to be at a museum after hours – Chicago Tribune

Why it’s ‘cool’ to be at a museum after hours – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSuch after-hours events are proliferating across Chicago, threatening to rescue the phrase “night at the museum” from a medio...
Murder charges filed in 2014 death of SIU student from suburban Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Murder charges filed in 2014 death of SIU student from suburban Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePravin Varughese’s family visits his grave in Niles every day, but Friday’s pilgrimage will be different. “Yesterday I was ho...
Rock-themed dining chain run by Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley will Kiss Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Rock-themed dining chain run by Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley will Kiss Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe planned Chicago restaurants would all be corporate-owned — a testament to how much the company believes the brand will su...
Morning Spin: Emanuel heads to London, Berlin, Milan to promote Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Emanuel heads to London, Berlin, Milan to promote Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“Chicago’s tech scene has been recognized nationally and internationally and will be the foundation for my trip to Europe, in...
20 people wounded, 6 fatally, in city shootings – Chicago Tribune

20 people wounded, 6 fatally, in city shootings – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSix people were fatally shot and 14 others were wounded in separate attacks during a 19-hour period from Thursday to Friday i...
3 dead, 11 wounded in Chicago shootings so far Thursday – Chicago Sun-Times

3 dead, 11 wounded in Chicago shootings so far Thursday – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesThree men have been killed and at least 11 other people have been wounded in shootings Thursday across Chicago. The most re...
Fair skies ahead as severe thunderstorms pass – Chicago Tribune

Fair skies ahead as severe thunderstorms pass – Chicago Tribune

Fair skies ahead as severe thunderstorms passChicago TribuneThe threat of strong thunderstorms will be absent across the Chicago area for th...
First of three defendants convicted in slaying of off-duty Chicago cop – Chicago Tribune

First of three defendants convicted in slaying of off-duty Chicago cop – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneA Cook County jury Thursday convicted the getaway driver in the 2011 slaying of an off-duty Chicago police officer who was wo...
The Chicago Sun-Times Is Wrenched Away From a Rival Publisher – New York Times

The Chicago Sun-Times Is Wrenched Away From a Rival Publisher – New York Times

New York TimesOn Thursday, an investment group led by the businessman Edwin Eisendrath and the Chicago Federation of Labor announced that it...
Peter W. Smith, GOP operative who sought Clinton’s emails from Russian hackers, committed suicide, records show – Chicago Tribune

Peter W. Smith, GOP operative who sought Clinton’s emails from Russian hackers, committed suicide, records show – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneIn late June 2017, the Wall Street Journal published a story about a longtime Republican political operative from the Chicago...
Phone call at All-Star fan convention helped Jose Quintana trade progress – Chicago Tribune

Phone call at All-Star fan convention helped Jose Quintana trade progress – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneWhite Sox general manager Rick Hahn was at the All-Star Game FanFest on Tuesday with his younger son when Cubs President Theo...
Peter Cetera moved on from Chicago long ago – Knoxville News Sentinel

Peter Cetera moved on from Chicago long ago – Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville News SentinelHis smooth tenor graced hits by Chicago from the group’s founding in 1967 until 1984 when he went on to a successful ...
Watch live: New owners discuss plans for Chicago Sun-Times – Chicago Sun-Times

Watch live: New owners discuss plans for Chicago Sun-Times – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesThe unions involved in the ownership group represent Chicago carpenters, operating engineers, laborers, service employees a...
Watch: McDonald’s makes supersized effort to turn fading popularity – Dallas News

Watch: McDonald’s makes supersized effort to turn fading popularity – Dallas News

Dallas NewsThat includes expanding delivery, digital ordering kiosks in restaurants, and rolling out an app that saves precious seconds. Muc...
Chicago Weather: Flood concerns continue in north suburbs as rivers rise; sinkhole forms in Gurnee – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Flood concerns continue in north suburbs as rivers rise; sinkhole forms in Gurnee – WLS-TV

WLS-TVForecasters predict the Des Plaines River will continue to rise through Friday evening and may crest at about 12.5 ft. (WLS). WLS. By ...
5 things to do in Chicago this weekend – Chicago Tribune

5 things to do in Chicago this weekend – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneOne of the most anticipated TV moments, the premiere of “Game of Thrones” Season 7, happens this weekend. Brace yourself: The...
Des Plaines, Fox rivers reach flood stage; Lake County issues ‘disaster’ declaration – Chicago Tribune

Des Plaines, Fox rivers reach flood stage; Lake County issues ‘disaster’ declaration – Chicago Tribune

Des Plaines, Fox rivers reach flood stage; Lake County issues ‘disaster’ declarationChicago TribuneParts of the Des Planes River and the Fox...
Chicago Weather: Flooding, power outage force evacuation of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Flooding, power outage force evacuation of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital – WLS-TV

WLS-TVPatients at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital had to be transferred after a power outage Wednesday afternoon. (WLS). WLS. By Jessica D...
Study: Chicago drivers pay more for downtown street parking than in any other US city, and other news – Chicago Reader

Study: Chicago drivers pay more for downtown street parking than in any other US city, and other news – Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader“When parking fines, congestion and the difficulty of finding parking are added together, being a motorist in Chicago is costl...
Radio Flyer celebrates 100 years with giant wagon in downtown Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Radio Flyer celebrates 100 years with giant wagon in downtown Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneCome celebrate Radio Flyer’s centennial at this daylong downtown event, featuring the world’s largest wagon, according to Gui...
Midwest Storms Trigger Deadly Flash Flooding – The Weather Channel

Midwest Storms Trigger Deadly Flash Flooding – The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelAbout 25 people were evacuated Wednesday morning from an apartment in Mundelein as water measuring 8-10 inches deep flood...
Lake Shore Drive proposals would shift beaches, straighten Oak Street curve – Chicago Tribune

Lake Shore Drive proposals would shift beaches, straighten Oak Street curve – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneProposals for an underwater tunnel in Lake Michigan, an underground tunnel along Lake Shore Drive and a causeway over the lak...
SNEED: Shock, fears and tears as heads roll in Rauner administration – Chicago Sun-Times

SNEED: Shock, fears and tears as heads roll in Rauner administration – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesTo wit: While Gov. Bruce Rauner’s press and policy troops were busting their butts during budget negotiations, plans were a...
Chicago Weather: Flooding, power outage forces evacuation of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Flooding, power outage forces evacuation of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital – WLS-TV

WLS-TVPatients at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital had to be transferred after a power outage Wednesday afternoon. (WLS). WLS. By Jessica D...
Rainbow PUSH convention kicks off in Chicago – WLS-TV

Rainbow PUSH convention kicks off in Chicago – WLS-TV

WLS-TVThe Rainbow PUSH Coalition annual convention kicked off Wednesday in Chicago with a business and luncheon and a tech expo for young pe...
Sun-Times sold to former alderman and investors – Chicago Tribune

Sun-Times sold to former alderman and investors – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneBundles of the Chicago Sun-Times are ready for pickup May 30, 2017, at the Chicago Tribune’s Freedom Center printing plant in...
When will someone open a ‘quiet’ restaurant? – Chicago Tribune

When will someone open a ‘quiet’ restaurant? – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAbout four or five years ago, at the Chicago Humanities Festival, a panel of revered local chefs was asked about the noise le...
Chef’s Choice: Bar food can be good food if homemade, restaurant manager says – Chicago Tribune

Chef’s Choice: Bar food can be good food if homemade, restaurant manager says – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePoulos: It was mostly family dining places – breakfast, lunch and dinner-type of places in the city of Chicago. Along the way...
High-ranking Teamsters union official charged in Chicago – Washington Post

High-ranking Teamsters union official charged in Chicago – Washington Post

Washington PostCHICAGO — A high-ranking union leader in Chicago faces federal charges for allegedly threatening to harm a local business if ...
City: Passenger dragging ‘regrettable’; CPD to handle airport disturbances – Chicago Tribune

City: Passenger dragging ‘regrettable’; CPD to handle airport disturbances – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFrom now on, the Chicago Police Department will be the lead responder on disturbance calls at the airport and on planes, not ...
20 biggest bummer restaurant and bar closings of 2017 (so far) – Time Out Chicago (blog)

20 biggest bummer restaurant and bar closings of 2017 (so far) – Time Out Chicago (blog)

Time Out Chicago (blog)It’s been a brutal year for Chicago restaurants and bars, and 2017 isn’t over yet. Dozens of newcomers (Bar Marta, Ro...
More Storms, Torrential Rain Take Aim at Chicago Area – NBC Chicago

More Storms, Torrential Rain Take Aim at Chicago Area – NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoIt’s unwelcomed news for numerous Chicago suburbs left under water after a powerful round of overnight storms that continued thro...
Venerable Gene & Georgetti Plans New River North Restaurant and More Intel – Eater Chicago

Venerable Gene & Georgetti Plans New River North Restaurant and More Intel – Eater Chicago

Eater ChicagoGene & Georgetti, Chicago’s oldest steakhouse, is prepping a new restaurant downtown after expanding to the suburbs in 2015...
Severe thunderstorm risk continues over the Chicago area today/tonight into Thursday – WGN-TV

Severe thunderstorm risk continues over the Chicago area today/tonight into Thursday – WGN-TV

WGN-TVThe National Storm Prediction center has continued northeast Illinois into northwest Indiana, including Chicago in a Slight to Margina...
Chicago Cop Sues City for Racial Discrimination – U.S. News & World Report

Chicago Cop Sues City for Racial Discrimination – U.S. News & World Report

Chicago Cop Sues City for Racial DiscriminationU.S. News & World ReportThe Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2sQ4wo1 ) reports that Glenn ...
More storms to hit Chicago area as Metra tracks flooded, morning commute delayed – Chicago Tribune

More storms to hit Chicago area as Metra tracks flooded, morning commute delayed – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFurther south on the line, Metra is providing minimal shuttle service between Lake Forest to Chicago. It was unclear when reg...
Chicago Weather: Flash Flood Warnings in effect for north suburbs – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Flash Flood Warnings in effect for north suburbs – WLS-TV

WLS-TVThe National Weather Service said the alert affects Waukegan, North Chicago, Gurnee, Mundelein, McHenry, Vernon Hills, Zion, Grayslake...
Dangerous weather hits Chicago area causing major flooding – WGN-TV

Dangerous weather hits Chicago area causing major flooding – WGN-TV

WGN-TVThe heavy rain caused flooding and cleanup problems to some residences and roads across the area. Some residents in the northern subur...
Man arrested after standoff with SWAT team on South Side – Chicago Tribune

Man arrested after standoff with SWAT team on South Side – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneA man was arrested after engaging in a standoff with Chicago Police Department SWAT team members for more than four hours on ...
Morning Spin: New Illinois tax rates take effect, state says – Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: New Illinois tax rates take effect, state says – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune*The Chicago and Illinois transportation departments are holding a meeting at 3 p.m. at the DePaul University student center ...
Chicago drivers pay more for on-street parking than any other city: study – Chicago Tribune

Chicago drivers pay more for on-street parking than any other city: study – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe average driver spends about 56 hours per year in downtown Chicago looking for parking, and pays more for a metered spot t...
Flash flood warning issued for Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Flash flood warning issued for Chicago – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe flash flood warning is in effect until 4:45 a.m. Wednesday while scattered thunderstorms move from northwestern Illinois ...
Kane, Hinostroza to play in charity game benefitting Special Olympics – Chicago Sun-Times

Kane, Hinostroza to play in charity game benefitting Special Olympics – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesKane will join Vinnie Hinostroza, U.S. women’s Olympians, and Blackhawks and Chicago Wolves alumni for the first-ever Chica...
Cop accused of shoving gun down suspect’s throat sues city – Chicago Tribune

Cop accused of shoving gun down suspect’s throat sues city – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneA high-ranking Chicago police officer who was acquitted of criminal charges after being accused of shoving his gun down a sus...
Valentine Brothers Reunite in Chicago – NBC Chicago

Valentine Brothers Reunite in Chicago – NBC Chicago

NBC Chicago“I walked her over to the concourse and said, ‘There’s 20 minutes on the clock – he’s warming up for the game, look down there,&#...
Immigrant sues Chicago, police for placing his name in gang database – Chicago Tribune

Immigrant sues Chicago, police for placing his name in gang database – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneLuis Vicente Pedrote-Salinas, who says he was denied immigration relief because the Chicago Police Department erroneously inc...
Chicago stinks at recycling. Here’s how it can improve. – Chicago Tribune

Chicago stinks at recycling. Here’s how it can improve. – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneChicago’s recycling blues begin with the mid-1990s and the blue bag fiasco. When Richard M. Daley was mayor, the city asked C...
Gored by Pamplona bull, Chicagoan turns fire on fellow Americans – Chicago Tribune

Gored by Pamplona bull, Chicagoan turns fire on fellow Americans – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneBut reached in his Pamplona sickbed by Chicago Inc., Hillmann, a 35-year-old writer who says he has completed more than 300 b...
‘The Hatchery’ food incubator is headed to a new home in Chicago’s East Garfield Park – Curbed Chicago

‘The Hatchery’ food incubator is headed to a new home in Chicago’s East Garfield Park – Curbed Chicago

Curbed ChicagoA non-profit food incubator known as The Hatchery is preparing to move forward in East Garfield Park on Chicago’s Near Northwe...
Bill Murray’s opening a Caddyshack restaurant near Chicago … – A.V. Club

Bill Murray’s opening a Caddyshack restaurant near Chicago … – A.V. Club

A.V. ClubIn addition to gearing up for his first tour, Bill Murray’s announced plans to expand his family’s restaurant empire. According to ...
It’ll Feel Like 100 Degrees Outside On Wednesday – DNAinfo

It’ll Feel Like 100 Degrees Outside On Wednesday – DNAinfo

DNAinfo… that the hottest period of the day Wednesday will be in the 5 p.m. hour. Thursday could also see some storms and rain, but the weat...
Sagamore Spirit eyes Chicago for expansion – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Sagamore Spirit eyes Chicago for expansion – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Baltimore Sun (blog)Sagamore Spirit is setting its sights west as it searches for new outlets to pour its rye whiskey. The Baltimore distill...
Man forced into Pace van, fatally shot on South Side – Chicago Tribune

Man forced into Pace van, fatally shot on South Side – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Pace driver hid her face in a jacket as half a dozen Chicago police officers escorted her through the homicide crime scen...
Chicago Woman Gets Probation for Dropping Baby to Her Death – U.S. News & World Report

Chicago Woman Gets Probation for Dropping Baby to Her Death – U.S. News & World Report

Chicago Woman Gets Probation for Dropping Baby to Her DeathU.S. News & World ReportThe Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/2uevzNY )...
Chicago becomes latest battleground over soft drink taxes – USA TODAY

Chicago becomes latest battleground over soft drink taxes – USA TODAY

USA TODAYChicagoans are getting a break when it comes to paying a soft drink tax — but it may not last. A penny-an-ounce soda pop tax was sl...
What are the Chicago restaurants that we need to visit right now? – WGN Radio

What are the Chicago restaurants that we need to visit right now? – WGN Radio

WGN RadioIt’s Monday so that means it is Industry Night. Justin welcomes writer, Chicago Reader food critic and James Beard Award-winner Mik...
Officer who killed Philando Castile will get $48500 in buyout – Chicago Sun-Times

Officer who killed Philando Castile will get $48500 in buyout – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesChicago officer Dante Servin resigned last year just days before a hearing to determine if he should be fired for the 2012 ...
Chicago Weather: Strong storms south of Chicago Monday night – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Strong storms south of Chicago Monday night – WLS-TV

WLS-TVStrong storms moved through the south and west suburbs Monday night, with the most severe weather in downstate Illinois and central In...
Chicago Bulls not looking like Summer League champs this year – NBA.com (blog)

Chicago Bulls not looking like Summer League champs this year – NBA.com (blog)

NBA.com (blog)LAS VEGAS — The Chicago Bulls’ defense of their Las Vegas Summer League championship isn’t looking good. They are, however, ri...
Gar Forman: Bulls don’t regret rebuilding in weakened Eastern Conference – Chicago Tribune

Gar Forman: Bulls don’t regret rebuilding in weakened Eastern Conference – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“We have great, great fans. … One of the pluses in being in Chicago is that they’re very passionate about the Bulls,” Forman ...
Woman admits to dropping baby to death in Uptown, gets probation – Chicago Tribune

Woman admits to dropping baby to death in Uptown, gets probation – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneA woman who dropped her newborn baby to her death from a high-rise apartment after hiding her pregnancy from her parents in 2...
2 killed in South Side shootings, 2 others wounded, including downtown – Chicago Tribune

2 killed in South Side shootings, 2 others wounded, including downtown – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneA man and woman have been killed in shootings on the South Side and another man seriously wounded in an attack downtown since...
Man shot near Michigan Avenue off Wacker Drive – Chicago Tribune

Man shot near Michigan Avenue off Wacker Drive – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneA man was shot downtown Monday afternoon just south of the Chicago River near Michigan Avenue, police said. The 33-year-old m...
Chicago Weather: Second round of rain could snarl evening commute – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Second round of rain could snarl evening commute – WLS-TV

WLS-TVAfter heavy rain Monday morning, a second round of storms could snarl the evening commmute as most of the Chicago area is under a Seve...
Chicago cop, 2 ex-cops enter pleas in Laquan McDonald case – KAKE

Chicago cop, 2 ex-cops enter pleas in Laquan McDonald case – KAKE

KAKE(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Chicago police officer Thomas Gaffney , left, and former Chicago police officer Joseph Walsh depart the...
Acclaimed Chef Michael Mina Opens His Second Chicago Restaurant Today – Eater Chicago

Acclaimed Chef Michael Mina Opens His Second Chicago Restaurant Today – Eater Chicago

Eater ChicagoChicagoans who haven’t had a chance to try celeb chef Michael Mina’s food no longer have to leave their city as Mina’s Margeaux...
Controversial judge gets alleged coverup case against 3 cops in Laquan McDonald killing – Chicago Tribune

Controversial judge gets alleged coverup case against 3 cops in Laquan McDonald killing – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneA Cook County judge with controversial rulings in her past has been appointed to preside over the indictment of three Chicago...
3 shot at Rainbow Beach: ‘I’m hit! I’m hit!’ – Chicago Tribune

3 shot at Rainbow Beach: ‘I’m hit! I’m hit!’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThree people, including a 15-year-old boy, were wounded when gunfire erupted at Rainbow Beach Park on Sunday evening, Chicago...
Andy Murray, Bill Murray’s Brother, Talks About His Family’s New Chicago-Area Restaurant – Eater Chicago

Andy Murray, Bill Murray’s Brother, Talks About His Family’s New Chicago-Area Restaurant – Eater Chicago

Andy Murray, Bill Murray’s Brother, Talks About His Family’s New Chicago-Area RestaurantEater ChicagoThe Murrays will soon meet with designe...
Chicago Weather: Heavy rain makes roads slick for morning commute – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Heavy rain makes roads slick for morning commute – WLS-TV

WLS-TVHeavy rain Monday morning mad Chicago area roadways slick for commuters heading into work. (WLS). WLS. By Jessica D’Onofrio. Monday, J...
Activists charged after banner hung at Chicago’s Trump Tower – KLKN

Activists charged after banner hung at Chicago’s Trump Tower – KLKN

KLKN(Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune via AP). A giant banner from Greenpeace is pulled out of the Chicago River after hanging on the side of ...
Taste of Chicago Draws Record-Setting 1.6 Million Attendees and More Intel – Eater Chicago

Taste of Chicago Draws Record-Setting 1.6 Million Attendees and More Intel – Eater Chicago

Eater ChicagoSimilar to Chicago Restaurant Week, it offers discounted prix fixe meals at numbers that are the same year as the French Revolu...
41 injured, 3 killed in weekend shootings – Chicago Tribune

41 injured, 3 killed in weekend shootings – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneForty-one people in Chicago were wounded and three were killed in a weekend that saw several multi-victim shootings, an attac...
Steak 48 opens Friday from the Mastro steakhouse founding family – Chicago Tribune

Steak 48 opens Friday from the Mastro steakhouse founding family – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneYep, it’s another steakhouse. But for the Mastro family, who sold their interest in Mastro’s Steakhouse and Mastro’s Ocean Cl...
Chicago Weather: Heavy rain making roads slick for morning commute – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Heavy rain making roads slick for morning commute – WLS-TV

WLS-TVABC7 Storm Tracker Live checks out the heavy rain on the Tri State Tollway in Libertyville. WLS. By Jessica D’Onofrio. Monday, July 10...
Man who conspired with sister in 1993 murder now seeks clemency – Chicago Tribune

Man who conspired with sister in 1993 murder now seeks clemency – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAt the time, the then 19-year-old Chicago man was the last great hope of an immigrant Korean family with Old World values and...
Morning Spin: Emanuel gets some victories from Springfield – Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Emanuel gets some victories from Springfield – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“What’s very, very important for the people in Chicago, all of the taxpayers and all of the employees and employers, all four...
1 of 4 African-American students stuck in subpar schools: report – Chicago Sun-Times

1 of 4 African-American students stuck in subpar schools: report – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesThat’s according to a new analysis published Monday by the education advocacy group New Schools for Chicago, which also say...
2 dead, 1 injured in North Chicago crash – Chicago Sun-Times

2 dead, 1 injured in North Chicago crash – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesTwo people were killed and another was injured in a crash early Friday in suburban North Chicago. North Chicago police were...
7 shot in half hour, including 3 at Rainbow Beach Park – Chicago Tribune

7 shot in half hour, including 3 at Rainbow Beach Park – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneTony Briscoe and Katherine Rosenberg-DouglasContact ReportersChicago Tribune. Seven people were shot in a little more than ha...
Ask Tom: How accurate are Chicago’s earliest weather records? – Chicago Tribune

Ask Tom: How accurate are Chicago’s earliest weather records? – Chicago Tribune

Ask Tom: How accurate are Chicago’s earliest weather records?Chicago TribuneAccuracy in the early days of weather observations was not an is...
Report: Trump Jr. was promised damaging info about Clinton – Chicago Sun-Times

Report: Trump Jr. was promised damaging info about Clinton – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesDonald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort met with a Russian lawyer shortly after Donald Tru...
Chicago-Area Weather: Severe Storms Possible Tonight, Monday; Hot, Humid Week Ahead – Patch.com

Chicago-Area Weather: Severe Storms Possible Tonight, Monday; Hot, Humid Week Ahead – Patch.com

Patch.comStrong storms early Monday morning could bring 70 mph wind gusts, quarter-sized hail and flooding to the Chicago area. The National...
New summer series on Riverwalk will spotlight Chicago’s sister cities – Chicago Sun-Times

New summer series on Riverwalk will spotlight Chicago’s sister cities – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesA new summer series will celebrate Chicago’s 28 international sister cities with food, drinks and music on the Riverwalk. “...
Mini art on a world stage at Chicago’s Model Expo – Chicago Sun-Times

Mini art on a world stage at Chicago’s Model Expo – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesIn the exhibition room, monsters leer out from their plastic stands, while elaborate scenes unfold behind makeshift frames ...
Rockies’ Freeland has no-hitter through 6 innings vs Chicago – KLKN

Rockies’ Freeland has no-hitter through 6 innings vs Chicago – KLKN

KLKN(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland delivers to Chicago White Sox’s Adam Engel in the first inn...
Damaging storms to threaten Minneapolis to Chicago as weekend ends – AccuWeather.com

Damaging storms to threaten Minneapolis to Chicago as weekend ends – AccuWeather.com

AccuWeather.comA majority of the intense thunderstorms will occur at night, which will endanger those who are sleeping. Investing in a weath...
Man shot dead by Chicago Police officers in Belmont Cragin – Chicago Sun-Times

Man shot dead by Chicago Police officers in Belmont Cragin – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesA man was fatally shot by Chicago Police officers Sunday morning in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. ...
Girl from Racine working to make it big in music in Chicago – Journal Times

Girl from Racine working to make it big in music in Chicago – Journal Times

Journal TimesNina Ferraro, who goes by Bonzie, performs songs from her most recent album “Zone On Nine” at Schubas Tavern in Chicago last mo...
Fun for kids at the Taste of Chicago – WLS-TV

Fun for kids at the Taste of Chicago – WLS-TV

WLS-TVThe 37th Annual Taste of Chicago brings together some of the best restaurants the city has to offer. It’s now the world’s largest free...
Argument in Englewood ends in fatal shooting: ‘That was my baby’ – Chicago Tribune

Argument in Englewood ends in fatal shooting: ‘That was my baby’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe fatal shooting comes 27 years after Johnson’s father and Ross-Wells’ brother, Gregory Freeman, was shot dead in Chicago d...
Man Drowns After Jumping Into Lake Michigan – NBC Chicago

Man Drowns After Jumping Into Lake Michigan – NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoA 22-year-old man is dead after he jumped into Lake Michigan on Saturday. The incident, which occurred near the Shedd Aquarium, p...
Lynx go cold in 3rd quarter, fall to Chicago – FOXSports.com

Lynx go cold in 3rd quarter, fall to Chicago – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comROSEMONT, Ill. — Courtney Vandersloot scored a season-high 26 points, added seven rebounds and the Chicago Sky won at home for ...
1 dead, 14 others wounded in city shootings – Chicago Tribune

1 dead, 14 others wounded in city shootings – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and arms and was taken by family to University of Chicago Hospitals, wh...

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