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Ravinia Festival Announces Lineup For 2021 SeasonSome headliners include Gladys Knight, Lake Street Dive, Willie Nelson and Train.
'The Summit Living Room' Coming To LaGrange, Offering Bilingual Mental Health ServicesA new center to help with mental health is coming to the Southwest Suburbs on Thursday. 
CBS 2 Investigators: CPD Search Warrants Targeted Black Men More Than 4.5 Times More Often Than Anyone Else, New Watchdog Report FindsFour months after recommending “urgent” changes to the Chicago Police Department’s search warrant policies, the city’s top watchdog issued a new report that found Black men were the targets of CPD search warrants far more often than anyone else from 2017 through 2020.
West Side Neighbors 'Very Annoyed' After City Failed To Remove Disabled Parking Spots When Owners DiedIn Chicago, a residential disabled parking sign is supposed to be removed and a spot reverted back to public space when the applicant moves or dies.
Over 14,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 498,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
After Struggling Mightily During The Pandemic, JR Dessert Bakery In West Rogers Park Has Made Comeback -- Business Is Even Better Than In 2019A West Rogers Park neighborhood bakery had to furlough their employees and saw a steep decline in business – but now they're back at full force.
Police Recover Gun Left By Passenger In Rideshare CarA gun was left in a rideshare car by a passenger Wednesday night.
Nearly 100 Students At Roosevelt Middle School In River Forest Placed Under Quarantine Due To 4 Positive COVID-19 CasesLess than a week after returning to fully in-person learning, nearly 100 students at a middle school in River Forest are in quarantine.
Chicago Weather: Showers Monday MorningA rainy morning is ahead. 

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CBS 2 Investigators: CPD Search Warrants Targeted Black Men More Than 4.5 Times More Often Than Anyone Else, New Watchdog Report FindsFour months after recommending “urgent” changes to the Chicago Police Department’s search warrant policies, the city’s top watchdog issued a new report that found Black men were the targets of CPD search warrants far more often than anyone else from 2017 through 2020.
COPA Chief Sydney Roberts Resigns, Mayor Lightfoot: 'Extraordinarily Unhappy' With Agency, Specifically With Anjanette Young's Wrong Raid Case"I've made no secret of the fact that I've been extraordinarily unhappy with the way that they've handled a number of things, not the least of which is taking of 18 months to move forward on an investigation regarding Anjanette Young."
Illinois Unemployment Offices Have Been Closed For More Than A Year; State Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Calling For Their Immediate ReopeningIllinois Secretary of State’s office facilities, courts, and utility offices are all open now – but our unemployment offices that many still desperately need remain closed.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Names Celia Meza As City's Top Attorney, Fills Two Other Key City Hall VacanciesNearly five months after City Hall's top lawyer resigned over the Anjanette Young scandal, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced acting Corporation Counsel Celia Meza would take over the position full-time, becoming the first Latina to run the city's Law Department.
Former Ald. Ricardo Munoz Pleads Not Guilty To Charges He Used Campaign Funds On Personal ExpensesMunoz, 56, faces a 16-count indictment charging him with 15 counts of wire fraud and one count of money laundering. 
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Vetoes Legislation Local Health Officials' Emergency PowersRepublican Gov. Eric Holcomb said in a veto message Tuesday that the time wasn’t right to jeopardize the flexibility of local health officials as the state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and work continues to vaccinate more people.

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