First Wave Of Chicago Students Attend 'Hamilton' As Part Of Special ProgramIt was the first of 10 all-student matinees of “Hamilton.” By the end of the year, 20,000 CPS students will have attended.
Police Dog Helps Find Missing 8-Year-Old BoyA Lake County police dog helped some anxious parents in the far northern suburbs find their missing son on Monday.
Aldermen In High-Crime Wards Defy Emanuel Over Use Of Surplus MoneyMayor Emanuel wants to plant trees and upgrade parks. But some aldermen insist that cash must go to fighting crime.
Warm Spell Means Early Start To Allergy Season For ManyIt looks like the groundhog was wrong about an early Spring, but this long stretch of warm weather could forecast trouble for allergy sufferers.
Illinois Republican Party Accuse Mendoza Of Improper Spending Of FundsThe chairman of the Illinois Republican party accuses Democrat Susana Mendoza of putting herself first amid the state's fiscal crisis.
Expert: Possible Thompson Center Sale Is Small, Positive SignThe move by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to advance the possible sale of the Thompson Center is a positive sign, according to the head of the Civic Federation.
Warm Weather Brings More Ticks, Fleas For PetsAn animal hospital owner said fleas and ticks are already hopping on dogs going for quick walks around the block.
Illinois Saw More Than 1,400 Opioid Deaths In 2015Those fighting the opioid problem shared stories and concerns at a meeting at the Gateway Foundation drug treatment center on the West Side.
High School Girls Kick Off Random Acts of Kindness WeekHigh School girls performed acts of kindness across Chicago and the suburbs to start off Random Acts of Kindness Week.
Cyclists Raise Money For Cancer Research In 'Cycle For Survival'Spin classes in Chicago and across the country have been helping to raise money to find a cure for rare forms of cancer.
Meteor Streaks Across Night Sky Above Chicago, Lands In Lake MichiganThe meteor would have exploded about 10 miles above the ground, and was traveling at least 20 kilometers per second, or about 45,000 miles per hour, according to American Meteor Society operations manager Mike Hankey.
Nearly 240 Cook County Jail Guards Call In Sick On Super Bowl SundayThe sick calls accounts for about 19 percent of the staff assigned for the day. On the average Sunday, 60 to 70 guards call in sick.

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