Endangered Alligator Snapper Gets New Home In Chicago Nature MuseumIt’s moving day for Patsy McNasty – the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s aptly named alligator snapping turtle.
Ski Jumping Championships Postponed Due To WeatherThe Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove has been forced by warm weather and rain to postpone this weekend’s Ski Jumping Championships.
City Panel Begins Effort To Rebuild Community Policing StrategyThe Chicago Police Departments new Community Policing Advisory Panel held its first meeting Tuesday morning, in an effort to help come up with a strategic plan to make Chicago safer.
Reward Offered After Endangered Whooping Crane KilledConservation officers say a whooping crane that scientists were tracking was found shot and killed in west-central Indiana.
Eager Obama Fans Line Up Early To See Farewell SpeechPeople with tickets to see President Barack Obama’s farewell address in person began lining up inside McCormick Place more than 12 hours before his final speech as the nation's commander-in-chief.
Blagojevich Supporters Plan Vigil To Ask For Commutation From ObamaAs President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address in Chicago next week, supporters of imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich plan to hold a vigil asking the president to commute Blagojevich’s 14-year corruption sentence.
Obama Farewell Speech Tickets Gobbled Up FastLines snaked through two buildings, and outside onto the plaza, with many people arriving before dawn.
Homeless Warn Of Trouble If City Tries To Clean Tent Cities In ColdThe city’s homeless population was celebrating what’s being considered a small victory, after a scheduled cleaning on Friday was canceled due to the extreme cold – with temperatures in single digits.
Family Sues Amazon After Elderly Woman Killed By Delivery TruckThe family of an elderly Little Village woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Amazon, after one of their delivery drivers struck and killed Telesfora Escamilla three days before Christmas.
Metra Continues "Ride Nice" Campaign To Find Riders' Pet PeevesMetra is bringing back the "Ride Nice" campaign that they launched last summer, asking customers what annoys them.
911 Tapes Released From Fatal Police Shooting In DuPage CountyPolice have released tapes of calls made to 911 moments before a DuPage County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in unincorporated Villa Park on Monday.
Hundreds March To Remember Victims Of Chicago's Gun ViolenceHundreds of people will march Saturday to honor the victims of Chicago’s gun violence in 2016.

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