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$1.7B Bally’s Chicago casino clears key hurdle

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City Council delays action on Lightfoot’s curfew crackdown

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Charges filed in Millennium Park shootout

A man wounded in a shootout with an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer at Millennium Park Friday is facing several felony charges.Jordan Jackson, 22, is charged with three counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer, one count of possession of a firea…


Imani — Rose and Monty’s chick from 2021 — spotted in Minnesota

And now some good news about piping plovers for Chicago.Imani, a chick of beloved plover pair Monty and Rose, was spotted in Duluth, Minnesota on May 16 and the sighting has been confirmed, according to the president of the Chicago Ornithological Society, Edw…


Bernardo Gomez, killed in attack at West Side CTA station, had plans of becoming a police officer

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Cook County judge set to decide about receiver for badly run North Kenwood subsidized building

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Millennium Park shootout: Man, security guard exchange gunfire as more violence erupts at city’s premier downtown park

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CTU leadership wins reelection as Stacy Davis Gates becomes president

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Chicago casino could be approved next week

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Massive CPS data breach exposes records of 560,000 students, employees

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Lightfoot’s curfew rollback clears committee amid opposition from all sides

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Convicted Starved Rock killer’s lawyer: ‘Smoking gun’ police report clears him

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Illinois undercounted in 2020 census, actually grew to 13 million — largest population ever

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Top cop has few answers about how an unarmed 13-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded by police

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‘Shooting like crazy.’ 2 killed, 8 others wounded in Near North Side shooting

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CPS restores $14M in funding after outcry

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Feud erupts between lawyers for R. Kelly, former worker Derrel McDavid

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Unarmed 13-year-old shot and seriously wounded by police after officers stop car wanted for carjacking

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Owner of senior home where 3 women died during hot spell previously cited for lack of heat

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As violence spikes, CPS taking need to provide activities for students ‘very seriously’ — and says teens shouldn’t get all the blame

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