More Than 25,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of August 31, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe Illinois Department of Employment Security reported 25,478 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of August 24 in Illinois.
Construction Begins On New 47-Story Michigan Avenue Skyscraper DowntownThe 523-foot glass and steel skyscraper at 300 N. Michigan Ave. will include 289 residential units and a 280-room hotel by Netherlands-based citizenM.
R. Kelly Loses Appeal In Repeated Bids To Be Granted Bail“We perceive no clear error in the district court’s determination that the government has demonstrated by clear and convincing evidence that Kelly presents risk of a danger to the community and by a preponderance of the evidence that Kelly presents a flight risk," the ruling states.
Woman Arrested After Leaving Baby, 2 Other Children Alone In Car In North AustinPolice said the woman left a 6-year-old boy, a 3-year-old girl, and a 3-month-old girl unattended in her car around 11:50 a.m. in a parking lot near North and Cicero avenues.
On Labor Day, Final Phase Of Pullman National Monument Work To BeginLocal, state, and federal officials will break ground Monday on a $34 million renovation of the 12-acre visitors’ center for the Pullman National Monument.
Grandson Charged In Murders Of Longtime CTA Bus Driver And Ex-Wife In MarkhamRomel Tyson has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of his grandparents in south suburban Markham.
10-Year-Old Girl Dead, 5-Year-Old Boy Critically Injured After Vehicle Fleeing Police Hits Two Cars In Auburn GreshamA 10-year-old girl was killed and a 5-year-old boy was critically injured Wednesday afternoon, when a car fleeing from police caused a crash in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
City Temporarily Shuttered 5 Bars And Restaurants This Weekend For Violating Reopening RulesCity inspectors determined the businesses were violating COVID-19 health orders by failing to require masks, among other infractions.
Dog Dies At O'Hare Airport Warehouse, 17 Others Saved After Being Left Without Food Or Water For 3 DaysPolice said it appears the dogs arrived on a flight on Aug. 28, and were left in the warehouse after the CDC would not release them to the people who had bought them, due to an issue with their vaccination documents.
Stolen Vehicle Hits Chicago Police Officer In Kenwood, Officer Fires On Fleeing CarThe injured officer was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in fair condition, with a leg injury.
Leaky Roof, Crumbling Walls; Landlord Says Tenant Must Pay For RepairsWater is dripping out of Tina Jackson’s kitchen cabinets. It’s not the only strange spot for a shower in her new South Shore townhome.
Illinois Tourism Had Another Record Year In 2019, Before Pandemic“Pre-COVID-19, Illinois offered one of the top destinations for travel in the country, supporting thousands of jobs and economic growth for our communities,” said Michael Negron, acting director of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, which houses the tourism office.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Takes To Twitter To Scold Large Crowd At Montrose Beach; 'It's Called A Pandemic, People'"This reckless behavior on Montrose Beach is what will cause us to shut down the parks and lakefront. Don't make us take steps backwards," Lightfoot wrote.
Even Without Bud Billiken Parade, Back To School Celebrations Go On This Weekend, Just Smaller And Socially DistancedMusic blasted outside Unity Junior High School West in Cicero on Saturday, as Cicero District 99 staff welcomed a caravan of cars.
Chicago Group Given $10 Million For Community Redevelopment In Auburn GreshamThe "Always Growing, Auburn Gresham” group received the grant from the Pritzker Traubert Foundation to advance a plan to turn the four-story building into a “Healthy Lifestyle Hub.”