Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 09:30:15 PM
At least four people sustained injuries in a shooting at a liquor store Friday night in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood, authorities said. The shooting was reported at approximately 8:45 p.m. at Happy Food and Liquor, located at the intersection of East 79th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. According to the Chicago Fire Department, four adults were injured and taken to the...
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 09:09:40 PM
Residents of Chicago's Old Town neighborhood participated in an anti-crime walk Friday evening during which they expressed concerns about violence in the city and heard from law enforcement.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 07:56:11 PM
A judge on Friday halted Wisconsin's fall wolf season two weeks before hunters were set to take to the woods, siding with wildlife advocacy groups who argued that holding the hunt would be unconstitutional.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 05:57:46 PM
Officers with the Villa Park Police Department surrounded an apartment Friday as they responded to a call involving a barricaded subject who was possibly armed, police said in a news release.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 05:51:43 PM
Author: Chris Hush
A deadly accident on a movie set in New Mexico has left some industry insiders speechless. It happened on the set of the new movie “Rust” staring Alec Baldwin, who is also a producer. Santa Fe authorities said the film’s director of photography Halyna Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza was injured after Baldwin fired the prop gun. While...
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 05:22:12 PM
Clinics and pharmacies across the Chicago area have begun offering COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all those eligible, after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed extra doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 05:02:51 PM
A Marquette Park couple accused of murdering a 2-year-old girl who Cook County prosecutors said died from “chronic and acute” child abuse was ordered held without bail Friday.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 04:31:45 PM
The National Weather Service issued a Frost Advisory for several counties across the Chicago area starting late Friday and lasting through early Saturday.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 04:28:52 PM
Timuel Dixon Black, a prominent Chicago civil rights activist, was remembered Friday as someone who helped shape the city's history and shared wisdom with younger generations.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 03:51:06 PM
Chicago officials will begin offering COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all those eligible starting early next week, following the endorsement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of extra doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 03:46:40 PM
The man who was shot by police in southeastern Wisconsin after allegedly wounding a police K-9 during a pursuit Thursday was identified as a resident of suburban Cook County, authorities said.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 03:33:48 PM
Officials at a suburban farm have unveiled the design of their new corn maze, billed as the largest in the world, and they have also announced numerous other attractions and activities for families looking for a fun time this fall.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 02:28:08 PM
In an effort to protect young children who aren’t eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced an executive order Friday requiring workers at daycare facilities to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or submit to weekly testing requirements. The mandate applies to more than 55,000 staff members who work at 2,872 licensed daycare facilities statewide. Those who opt not...
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 02:09:51 PM
Police are investigating after apparent human remains were found in the Waterfall Glen forest preserve Friday, authorities said.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 02:03:17 PM
Chicago's Christkindlmarket has officially revealed its iconic souvenir mug design, as well as the first annual ornament, ahead of the 2021 holiday season.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 02:00:49 PM
Author: Alex Shapiro
Matt Nagy's team already has Damien Williams, Robert Quinn and Mike Furrey dealing with virus.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 12:55:04 PM
Author: Becca Wood
Walmart is recalling an aromatherapy spray after a "rare and dangerous bacteria" was found that can cause a potentially fatal condition, with investigators looking into two deaths so far.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 12:54:41 PM
Chicago announced Friday that it plans to host in-person police officer entry exams this weekend across several city locations.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 12:14:04 PM
Illinois health officials on Friday reported 15,131 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along with 183 additional deaths and over 209,651 new vaccine doses administered.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 11:52:10 AM
Winter is coming, Chicago.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 11:24:44 AM
Walgreens and CVS began offering COVID vaccine booster shots to more eligible people across the country Friday, one day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed extra doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 10:53:14 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed extra doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines Thursday, but who exactly is eligible under the latest guidance?
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 08:59:01 AM
Changing leaves and gorgeous fall colors are everywhere this time of year, but if you're looking to bring nature's beauty to your front door, there are some easy ways to upgrade the look.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 08:08:37 AM
Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today.
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 07:15:54 AM
A police dog who took a bullet while capturing a suspect believed to be tied to multiple Chicago murders is being hailed a "hero."
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 06:59:55 AM
The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled Cook County's taxes on guns and ammunition violate the state constitution
Created: Fri, Oct 22 2021 06:58:00 AM
Eight people were shot, three fatally in citywide shootings in Chicago Thursday.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 09:55:21 PM
Author: Vi Nguyen
More police cameras could soon be installed in Chicago’s 43rd Ward, as Ald. Michele Smith is spearheading a fundraising drive for more of the devices in her ward that includes parts of Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, and Old Town.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 08:54:09 PM
A funeral service will be held Friday to honor the life and legacy of Chicago civil rights activist Timuel Black, who died earlier this month at the age of 102.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 07:12:07 PM
Author: Charlie Wojciechowski
Chicago’s Fraternal Order of police encountered the second setback in as many days Thursday as the showdown over Chicago’s vaccine mandate continued. At a hearing, Moshe Jacobius, presiding judge of the Chancery Division for the Cook County Circuit Court, ruled the city of Chicago can have all cases related to the FOP vaccine mandate challenge heard before the same judge....
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 06:36:33 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation’s vaccines Thursday, setting the course for millions of more Americans to receive a COVID-19 booster shot. Certain people who received Pfizer vaccinations months ago already are eligible for a booster and now the CDC says specific Moderna and Johnson & Johnson recipients qualify, too....
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 06:09:18 PM
Author: Phil Rogers
A federal judge on Thursday approved a settlement which now requires the state of Illinois to pay interest on unclaimed money it holds to the residents who rightfully own and claim it.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 06:06:42 PM
Two men are dead after they were both shot in the chest by an assailant who then fled the scene in a vehicle belonging to one of the victims, sending shockwaves through Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.c
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 05:45:31 PM
Author: Chris Hush
With a little more than a week to go until Halloween, retailers are sounding the alarm about merchandise shortages.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 04:29:28 PM
Authorities in Milwaukee say that a 3-year-old boy whose disappearance triggered an AMBER Alert earlier this week has been found dead Thursday afternoon.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 04:01:03 PM
A Chicago police officer who was suspended from the Fraternal Order of Police after she posted a photo of herself kneeling in solidarity with “Black Lives Matter” protesters says she wants the suspension removed from her record, and says she does not regret her decision to post the photo in the wake of the killing of George Floyd last year.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 03:51:11 PM
Ice Castles will return to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin this winter, opening in January 2022 and running through February or March.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 03:48:11 PM
Author: Rob Schaefer
Bulls 2021 second-round pick Ayo Dosunmu is putting on a crash course of how to earn a coach's trust.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 03:05:44 PM
Police in southeastern Wisconsin say that a man was wounded after he allegedly shot a K-9 dog during a pursuit Thursday morning.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 02:53:55 PM
Author: NBC Sports Chicago Staff
Invoices sent to prospective 2022 Chicago Cubs season ticket holders are revealing price decreases in every seating section of Wrigley Field
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 02:53:26 PM
Tickets for one of Chicago’s most colorful holiday traditions, ZooLights, went on sale Thursday, marking the 27th annual return to Lincoln Park Zoo.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 02:48:39 PM
More than 400 employees at Advocate Aurora Health have either left the health care company or been fired for not complying with a vaccine mandate, the hospital group said.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 02:30:09 PM
Author: Nina Florez
This weekend will mark the 2021 opening season for the brand-new location of 13th Floor Chicago haunted house in Schiller Park and the latest haunted house The Old Joliet Haunted Prison in Joliet.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 01:13:55 PM
As Illinois health officials announce aims to alleviate coronavirus mitigations by the holidays should metrics decline, Chicago's top doctor gave deadlines for vaccinations in upcoming months.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 01:11:57 PM
What are the odds? Lucky number seven hit across all four numbers during Wednesday night's Illinois Lottery Pick 4 drawing, the lottery announced, meaning a top prize payout for all those who picked four 7s.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 01:09:23 PM
U.S. regulators on Wednesday said anyone eligible for a COVID vaccine booster shot can get a brand different from the one they received initially. But the process isn't quite finished.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 12:06:17 PM
A snake native to Africa has been removed from a suburban Chicago nature preserve after a visitor found the reptile coiled beneath her car
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 11:50:24 AM
Illinois health officials have reported a salmonella outbreak connected to onions statewide as more than three dozen residents have been diagnosed with the illness as of Wednesday.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 11:48:41 AM
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel is expected to vote on COVID booster shots Thursday, one day after the Food and Drug Administration signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Created: Thu, Oct 21 2021 10:16:15 AM
Residents and business owners in Dixmoor, a suburb about 18 miles south of Chicago, have been dealing with water pressure issues for several days now, leaving many reliant on bottled water and forced to boil what little water they can get through their pipes.