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“The Devil Wears Prada” Musical in Chicago: What to Know About the New Musical


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 10:23:33 PM

Author: Vanessa Lopez

The musical adapation of "The Devil Wears Prada" is now playing at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre, complete with a soundtrack composed by one of the greatest musicians of all time.

Read more: “The Devil Wears Prada” Musical in Chicago: What to Know About the New Musical


Reward Offered After 2 Dogs Stolen in Brazen River North Carjacking


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 10:10:47 PM

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A woman is desperately searching for her two dogs after the vehicle they were in was stolen from Chicago’s River North neighborhood on Thursday afternoon.

Read more: Reward Offered After 2 Dogs Stolen in Brazen River North Carjacking


Zack Greinke Helps Royals Beat Dylan Cease, White Sox 5-3


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 09:54:47 PM

Author: Associated Press

Dylan Cease gave up only one run in six innings of work, but was outdueled by Zach Greinke as the White Sox lost 5-3 to the Royals.

Read more: Zack Greinke Helps Royals Beat Dylan Cease, White Sox 5-3


In Aftermath of Parade Shooting, Parents Push for New Safety Protocols at Highland Park Schools


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 09:48:21 PM

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The school board in suburban Highland Park called a special meeting on Thursday to consider safety improvement proposals, with students just days away from returning to classes.

Read more: In Aftermath of Parade Shooting, Parents Push for New Safety Protocols at Highland Park Schools


Bulls' Rookie Justin Lewis Suffers Potentially Serious Knee Injury


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 09:30:23 PM

Author: K.C. Johnson

Justin Lewis, whom the Bulls signed to a two-way contract shortly after the Marquette product went undrafted, suffered a knee injury during an offseason workout.

Read more: Bulls' Rookie Justin Lewis Suffers Potentially Serious Knee Injury


The Food Guy: West Town Bakery With a European Approach


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 08:30:01 PM

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There are several new bakeries in Chicago, each offering something unique. According to NBC 5’s Food Guy Steve Dolinsky, one of them is taking a very European approach. Publican Quality Bread recently moved into a massive new space, where it’s a gluten fiesta all day long. Mornings are busy in any bakery, but at Publican – which hugs a corner...

Read more: The Food Guy: West Town Bakery With a European Approach


Roquan Smith Hold-In Could Become Dangerous Sideshow for Young Bears


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 08:30:00 PM

Author: Josh Schrock

Matt Eberflus is all about the standard. At the moment, the Bears aren't holding Roquan Smith to that standard. If the Bears don't extend or trade Smith soon, they risk nuking any culture-building progress they've made this offseason.

Read more: Roquan Smith Hold-In Could Become Dangerous Sideshow for Young Bears


COVID Metrics in Illinois: McHenry, Cook Counties Drop to ‘Medium' Community Levels


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 08:15:33 PM

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Two of Illinois’ most populous counties have seen reductions in several key COVID metrics in recent weeks, with Cook and McHenry counties both dropping to a “medium” community level of the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Read more: COVID Metrics in Illinois: McHenry, Cook Counties Drop to ‘Medium' Community Levels


Lady Gaga to Perform Pandemic-Delayed Show at Wrigley Field


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 08:09:43 PM

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Lady Gaga is off on her first tour in four years, and Chicago is due for a visit.

Read more: Lady Gaga to Perform Pandemic-Delayed Show at Wrigley Field


CDC vs. CPS: What to Know About New COVID Guidelines


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 07:10:25 PM

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its new COVID guidelines Thursday, shifting several recommendations just days after Chicago Public Schools issued its own set of policies for the 2022-2023 school year.

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Chicago Mayoral Election 2023: Who's In, Who's Out and Who's Undecided?


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 06:52:38 PM

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot bested a crowded field to win her first term in office in 2019, and it appears that she will have to do so again in 2023.

Read more: Chicago Mayoral Election 2023: Who's In, Who's Out and Who's Undecided?


Ald. Sophia King Jumps Into Chicago Mayoral Race as García Leaves Door Open on Run


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 06:06:03 PM

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Chicago Ald. Sophia King jumped into the increasingly-crowded mayoral field this week, saying that she is seeking to run as someone who can unite different constituencies in the city, something she says Mayor Lori Lightfoot has failed to do.

Read more: Ald. Sophia King Jumps Into Chicago Mayoral Race as García Leaves Door Open on Run


Here's What New CDC Guidelines Say to Do If You Have Rebound COVID


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 05:30:59 PM

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unveiled a series of new COVID guidelines on Thursday afternoon, marking the organization’s continued efforts to loosen restrictions as new treatments and vaccine formulations continue to be released.

Read more: Here's What New CDC Guidelines Say to Do If You Have Rebound COVID


Chicago Park District Joins City To Fund Portion of Lakefront Protection Project


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 05:01:21 PM

Author: Lisa Chavarria

The waves were high, and the current was rough Thursday, but looking at 12th Street beach — or what’s left of it — something else was pretty apparent.

Read more: Chicago Park District Joins City To Fund Portion of Lakefront Protection Project


Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski's Work Called “Mission” During Funeral


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 04:39:45 PM

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Political leaders on Thursday honored Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski of Indiana as a determined advocate for her beliefs during a funeral after she and three other people were killed in a highway crash last week.

Read more: Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski's Work Called “Mission” During Funeral


Wisconsin Woman in Slender Man Attack Drops Release Request


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 04:32:49 PM

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One of two Wisconsin women who were sent to a state mental health facility after a 2014 stabbing attack on a sixth-grade classmate that they claimed was to appease the horror character Slender Man has withdrawn her petition for release.

Read more: Wisconsin Woman in Slender Man Attack Drops Release Request


Should You Test Before Leaving COVID Isolation? Here's What the CDC, Chicago's Top Doctor Say


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 03:48:38 PM

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new set of COVID guidelines Thursday, clarifying whether recovering individuals need to test out of isolation.

Read more: Should You Test Before Leaving COVID Isolation? Here's What the CDC, Chicago's Top Doctor Say


Family of 5-Year-Old Killed in Chicago Hit-and-Run Pleads for Answers


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 03:40:37 PM

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A Chicago family is left to cope with a heartbreaking tragedy after a 5-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run collision on Wednesday night.

Read more: Family of 5-Year-Old Killed in Chicago Hit-and-Run Pleads for Answers


CDC's New COVID Guidelines: How New Isolation Rules Vary by Severity of Symptoms


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 03:08:19 PM

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After more than a week of waiting, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finally unveiled its new guidelines for isolation, quarantine and social distancing, but one of the biggest changes involves those who experience more severe symptoms of the virus.

Read more: CDC's New COVID Guidelines: How New Isolation Rules Vary by Severity of Symptoms


Former Blackhawks Commentator Eddie Olczyk Added to Seattle Kraken Broadcast


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 02:57:25 PM

Author: Ryan Taylor

Former Blackhawks player and color commentator, Eddie Olczyk, was announced to the Seattle Kraken broadcast team.

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CDC Releases New Guidance for COVID Isolation and Quarantine


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 02:06:40 PM

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued changes to its guidelines for COVID isolation and quarantine, changing the recommendations for unvaccinated individuals who were exposed to the virus and offering new advice on how to end isolation and what to do if symptoms return.

Read more: CDC Releases New Guidance for COVID Isolation and Quarantine


Illinois' Sales Tax Holiday: Here's What You Can Save on Before Tax Breaks End Sunday


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 01:38:31 PM

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Illinois kicked off a 10-day sales tax holiday last week, and shoppers can catch tax breaks on a number of items before it ends Sunday.

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Where to Get the Monkeypox Vaccine in Chicago This Weekend


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 01:21:59 PM

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As the CDC reports that Illinois has some of the highest monkeypox case counts in the country, the Chicago Department of Public Health Wednesday announced that 2,000 JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine appointments will be available this weekend.

Read more: Where to Get the Monkeypox Vaccine in Chicago This Weekend


Perseids Meteor Shower, Supermoon to Go Head-to-Head on Celestial Stage Thursday Night


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 12:39:57 PM

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One of the year’s most prolific meteor showers will coincide with the final supermoon of 2022, joining forces for a rare celestial show Thursday night.

Read more: Perseids Meteor Shower, Supermoon to Go Head-to-Head on Celestial Stage Thursday Night


You Can Still Get Free, At-Home COVID Test Kits From USPS. Here's How


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 12:17:15 PM

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If you haven't yet, you can still sign up to get 8 free at-home COVID test kits from the United States Postal Service.

Read more: You Can Still Get Free, At-Home COVID Test Kits From USPS. Here's How


3 Plead Not Guilty in Shooting That Seriously Wounded Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer on Far South Side


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 11:39:29 AM

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Family members say the officer, who recently turned 32-years-old, is now paralyzed from the waist down.

Read more: 3 Plead Not Guilty in Shooting That Seriously Wounded Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer on Far South Side


The Devil Wears Prada, Lady Gaga, Edison Park Fest: 8 Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 11:21:55 AM

Author: Vanessa Lopez

It may be mid-August but there's still plenty of summer fun left in Chicago. From street festivals to block parties to Broadway in Chicago's The Devil Wears Prada, here's a roundup of what's going on in Chicago this weekend, Aug. 12-15.

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Illinois Property Tax Rebate: How Much You Could Get and How to Know If You're Eligible


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 10:15:59 AM

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Many Illinois residents could soon see checks in the mail or money in their bank accounts thanks to new property tax rebates this fall, but who is eligible and how much could you get?

Read more: Illinois Property Tax Rebate: How Much You Could Get and How to Know If You're Eligible


Indiana Police Officer Critically Wounded in Richmond Traffic Stop Shooting


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 09:53:33 AM

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An eastern Indiana police officer was critically wounded and a man was injured in a shootout following a traffic stop and search for possible narcotics, authorities said.

Read more: Indiana Police Officer Critically Wounded in Richmond Traffic Stop Shooting


Defending Champions Will Look to Claim Repeat Victories in 2022 Bank of America Chicago Marathon


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 09:40:05 AM

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The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will see multiple champions returning to the starting line as they look to defend their titles, but they'll face tough competition as a number of record holders and elite standouts race to dethrone them.

Read more: Defending Champions Will Look to Claim Repeat Victories in 2022 Bank of America Chicago Marathon


Pritzker: GOP Gov. Candidate Bailey Owes Apology to Holocaust Survivors For Offensive' Comparison to Abortion


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 08:48:32 AM

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Bailey made his comments in 2017 as he was running for state representative, but they first came to light last week in a report by the nonprofit Jewish news organization the Forward.

Read more: Pritzker: GOP Gov. Candidate Bailey Owes Apology to Holocaust Survivors For Offensive' Comparison to Abortion


Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New CDC Guidelines, CPS COVID Protocols


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 08:27:53 AM

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Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today.

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Evansville House Explosion Kills 3, Damages 39 Homes


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 08:15:25 AM

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According to authorities, the cause of the Evansville, Indiana blast is still under investigation.

Read more: Evansville House Explosion Kills 3, Damages 39 Homes


Chicago Police Issue Community Alert After Multiple Woman Say Man on Electric Skateboard Groped Them


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 07:12:21 AM

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Authorities say a suspect described as wearing a white helmet, blue polo shirt, blue jeans and sunglasses riding an electric skateboarder has been linked to at least two recent assaults.

Read more: Chicago Police Issue Community Alert After Multiple Woman Say Man on Electric Skateboard Groped Them


2022 Illinois State Fair Begins Thursday With A 500-Pound Butter Cow Sculpture


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 06:37:23 AM

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The 2022 Illinois State Fair kicks off Thursday in Springfield with carnival rides, fair food, musical acts, contests, giant dinosaurs -- and of course, a 500 pound, unsalted butter cow sculpture.

Read more: 2022 Illinois State Fair Begins Thursday With A 500-Pound Butter Cow Sculpture


5-Year-Old Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver After Walking Into Street on Chicago-Lincolnwood Border


Created: Thu, Aug 11 2022 05:36:29 AM

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A 5-year-old boy succumbed to his serious injuries early Thursday after being struck by two cars -- one of which fled the scene -- in the middle a busy intersection in Chicago's Edgebrook neighborhood, just south of the city's border with Lincolnwood, police said.

Read more: 5-Year-Old Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver After Walking Into Street on Chicago-Lincolnwood Border


Boy Seriously Injured After Being Hit by Vehicle on Chicago's Northwest Side


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 10:11:22 PM

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A 5-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after he was hit by a car on Chicago’s far Northwest Side on Wednesday night.

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Police Investigating After Two Boaters Disappeared After Setting Sail From East Chicago Marina


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 09:44:25 PM

Author: Vi Nguyen

Police are investigating and searching for two men who disappeared after going out on a boat at northwest Indiana's East Chicago Marina.

Read more: Police Investigating After Two Boaters Disappeared After Setting Sail From East Chicago Marina


Illinois GOP Blasts FBI, Garland After Search of Trump's Residence at Mar-a-Lago


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 07:34:54 PM

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The Illinois Republican party blasted Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Justice Department on Wednesday, two days after federal agents searched the Florida residence of former President Donald Trump.

Read more: Illinois GOP Blasts FBI, Garland After Search of Trump's Residence at Mar-a-Lago


Perseid Meteor Shower: The Latest Forecast, and Tips on How to See the Show


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 06:45:37 PM

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One of the year’s most prolific meteor showers will hit its peak on Thursday night and into Friday morning, but will Chicago-area residents be able to see the show?

Read more: Perseid Meteor Shower: The Latest Forecast, and Tips on How to See the Show


What Bears Taking Roquan Smith Off PUP Means for Contract Talks


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 06:43:55 PM

Author: Josh Schrock

Ryan Poles appears to have countered Roquan Smith's trade request by bringing heavy fines back into play.

Read more: What Bears Taking Roquan Smith Off PUP Means for Contract Talks


City of Chicago Defies Court Order to Release COPA Report on Watts


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 06:11:46 PM

Author: Phil Rogers, Stefan Holt and Shelby Bremer

The City of Chicago as of Wednesday has defied a judge’s order to release an unredacted report on its investigation into disgraced former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts, dragging its feet again in the biggest scandal in the history of the Chicago Police Department.

Read more: City of Chicago Defies Court Order to Release COPA Report on Watts


BA.5: Symptoms to Watch for, and More Information About America's Most Prevalent COVID Variant


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 06:10:54 PM

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With new COVID variants and subvariants behind rising cases in Illinois and other parts of the country, many are wondering if symptoms are changing as more begin to experience them.

Read more: BA.5: Symptoms to Watch for, and More Information About America's Most Prevalent COVID Variant


How an ‘Unusual' System Error Caused an Illinois Landlord's $6K in Pandemic Aid to be Denied


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 06:03:30 PM

Author: Lisa Parker and Tom Jones

For more than a year, Glendale Heights landlord Gope Thadani insisted that the state of Illinois had made a huge mistake when he was denied thousands of dollars in emergency rental assistance.

Read more: How an ‘Unusual' System Error Caused an Illinois Landlord's $6K in Pandemic Aid to be Denied


Facing High Demand, West Side Crisis Support Center Seeks Employees


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 05:53:02 PM

Author: Chris Hush

A non-traditional mental health center is in critical need of employees to help address the mental crisis, specifically on the west side of Chicago.

Read more: Facing High Demand, West Side Crisis Support Center Seeks Employees


3 People Killed in Southern Indiana House Explosion


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 05:29:39 PM

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Three people were killed Wednesday when a house exploded in the southern Indiana city of Evansville, authorities said.

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Chicago Woman Issues Desperate Call For Help After Dog Goes Missing From Parked Car in River North


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 04:30:51 PM

Author: JC Navarrete

Anguish and desperation have begun to set in for River North resident Mari Roda, who is now offering a $500 dollar reward for information on her missing dog.

Read more: Chicago Woman Issues Desperate Call For Help After Dog Goes Missing From Parked Car in River North


MLB Will Not Return to Field of Dreams for Annual Game in 2023


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 04:06:10 PM

Author: Ryan Taylor

Frank Thomas, former Chicago White Sox player, announced the MLB will hold off playing at the Field of Dreams next year due to construction.

Read more: MLB Will Not Return to Field of Dreams for Annual Game in 2023


2,000 Monkeypox Vaccine Appointments Are Available in Chicago This Weekend. Here's How to Get One


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 03:35:04 PM

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More than 2,000 appointments are available this weekend to receive the JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine in Chicago, the city's department of public health announced Wednesday.

Read more: 2,000 Monkeypox Vaccine Appointments Are Available in Chicago This Weekend. Here's How to Get One


Authorities Locate Child Who Was Inside Vehicle Stolen From South Loop Body Shop


Created: Wed, Aug 10 2022 03:30:50 PM

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A child has been safely reunited with their parents after the car they were in was stolen from a South Loop body shop on Wednesday.

Read more: Authorities Locate Child Who Was Inside Vehicle Stolen From South Loop Body Shop

 
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