'We're Back': Store Owner Reopens Chicago Sports On Michigan Avenue After 2020 Unrest"I see the flowers on Michigan Avenue. I see the stoop I sat on when the fire was burning. I was out there earlier today and said we made it."
Mexican Independence Day Celebrations Could Bring More Gridlock Downtown: 'The City's Got Some Work To Do To'“I think we are seeing new ways of people expressing themselves, and traffic engineering’s got to keep up."
FDA: Pfizer COVID Booster Shot, For Now, Will Be For Those 65 And Older"We got our staff ready. We have the patient names ready to contact them for the booster. We are just waiting on the approval and rollout."
COVID-19 In Illinois: Statewide Coronavirus Cases Drop For Second Consecutive WeekThe latest surge of new COVID-19 cases in Illinois appears to be slowing, as new statewide infections have dropped for the second week in a row, and hospitalizations also are beginning to decline.
Hundreds Of Cars Roll Through Downtown For Second Night To Celebrate Mexican Independence DayCar caravans celebrating Mexican Independence Day packed the streets of downtown Chicago overnight Wednesday into Thursday, and started up again on Thursday night.
System Outage Briefly Grounds United Airlines FlightsIt was unclear how many delays occurred, or if there were any related cancellations.
Pilsen Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity: 'Who Better To Understand Our Challenges Than Ourselves?'"What we’re trying to do is teach the preventative aspects of that, that’s where healthy food comes into play.”
Illinois Unemployment Numbers Indicate 'Very Positive' Sign'There's a lot to be optimistic about but we have to be careful and very watchful."
'It's So Emotional': Chicago's Lyric Opera Ready To Reopen On FridayIt's so overwhelming in the most joyful way possible."
Watchdog Report Says CPD Has Taken Few Steps To Fix Problems With Records Management In Court Cases“While CPD has made some adjustments, it remains unable to ensure that it is identifying and producing all relevant records in its possession when obligated to do so," a new inspector general's report stated.
860 Afghan Refugees Coming To Illinois From First Wave Of ResettlementThe Biden administration has requested funding from Congress to help resettle 65,000 Afghans in the United States by the end of this month and 95,000 by September 2022.
Construction Begins On Affordable Housing In Chicago's Pilsen NeighborhoodIt's meant to help people being pushed out of the neighborhood by increasing rents and higher property values because of gentrification.
Illinois Sees Nearly 50% Drop In Weekly Unemployment Claims; More Than 8,000 Filed Last WeekThe U.S. Department of Labor estimates 8,009 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of September 6 in Illinois, according to the DOL's weekly claims report released Thursday.
Officer Struck By Car While Directing Traffic In South Loop, 2 In CustodyTwo people were arrested early Thursday morning, after a driver struck a Chicago Police officer with his car while the officer was directing traffic in the South Loop.
Prosecutors Offer Plea Deal To Serial Stowaway Marilyn HartmanAt a court hearing on Thursday, Hartman’s attorneys told a judge they need more time to discuss the plea offer with her.