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Indiana pharmacy worker detained in 2017 murders – Chicago Tribune

Hello Chicago. A man has been arrested in connection with the unsolved 2017 murders of two teenage girls in Delphi, Indiana. Richard Matthew Allen, a licensed pharmacy technician who worked at a local CVS store, was arrested Friday on two counts of murder in the murders of Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13. On […]

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Illinois lore has mythological beasts, muddy monster

A friend of mine was a new owner many years ago when Halloween snuck up on him. When costumed children arrived on his front porch, he was totally unprepared and “didn’t even have a can of pop to give them,” as he says. Always resourceful, he grabbed packets of ketchup from the leftovers of a […]

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City Life Org – NYC & Company launches next phase of “Its Time for New York City” global tourism stimulus campaign

—The city’s largest campaign invokes the Statue of Liberty as the focal point as the iconic landmark celebrates the 136e Birthday- —Early phases of the campaign generated more than $5 billion in visitor spending and more than two million trips booked in the first half of 2022— —Partners include airlines, Amtrak and tour operators— NYC […]

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Chicago Bears Latest News, October 28, 2022

THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL BEARRRSSSS Bears offensive line will have to fix Micah Parsons problem After trading Robert Quinn to the Eagles, Bears set to go Philadelphia way – NBC Sports Chicago – The Bears have become the latest team to fill the Eagles’ war chest. In time, Ryan Poles should hope to find himself […]

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The Rundown: A progressive dilemma in the mayoral race

Hi! It looks like a lot of Chicagoans will be dressing up as something out of “Stranger Things” this year, according to research data from Google. Here’s what you need to know today. 1. Can Chicago progressives avoid an internal fight in the mayoral race? Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson officially announced today that he […]

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Chicago Hispanic Newspaper, Lawndale News, Hispanic Bilingual Newspapers, Su Noticiero Bilingue » Illinois Launches Safe Sleep Support Program

The Pritzker administration has announced an extensive Safe Sleep Support Program in Illinois. The program, led by 12 government and community agencies, aims to combat Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUID), a leading cause of infant death. Illinois Safe Sleep Support will focus on outreach and education to expand community promotion of safe sleep practices, […]

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3 great architecture tours in Chicago to book

It’s the birthplace of the skyscraper and home to giants like the 1,451-foot Willis Tower, the third-tallest building in the United States, and the new 1,198-foot St. Regis Chicago, the tallest skyscraper. world’s skyscraper designed by a woman, but skyscrapers are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Chicago’s dazzling architectural scene. […]

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Taiwanese Night Market Brings Food and Culture to Northwestern Students

A line of students left Louis Hall at Norris University Center on Sunday evening as community members gathered to enjoy food, games and decorations at the Taiwan American Student Association’s annual Taiwanese Night Market . The event celebrates Taiwanese culture by simulating the country’s popular night markets that offer street food to bustling crowds. TASA […]

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Sunak leads the race, Johnson has yet to declare

LONDON — Britain’s former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak was the favorite on Sunday in the Conservative Party’s race to replace Liz Truss as prime minister. Sunak garnered public support from more than 100 Tory lawmakers to edge out his two main rivals: former prime minister Boris Johnson and ex-minister Penny Mordaunt. But widespread uncertainty remained […]

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Illinois coach found guilty of sexually abusing skater – NBC Chicago

A jury has found a northern Illinois ice skating coach guilty of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving a young skater. The verdict against Eugene Heffron, 83, was announced Friday by the Winnebago County District Attorney’s Office. The girl was between 9 and 15 when the abuse took place between 1999 and 2006. She was among […]

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Hurricane Roslyn is expected to reach major strength as it hits the Mexican coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hurricane Roslyn is expected to hit Mexico’s Pacific coast with near major force, bringing dangerous storm surges and flooding, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, as authorities were urging residents of some areas to seek safety. Roslyn had become a Category 1 hurricane Friday evening, the Miami-based forecaster said, as […]

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Community with Confederate monument gets Emmett Till statue | Radio WGN 720

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi community with an elaborate Confederate monument plans to unveil a larger-than-life statue of Emmett Till on Friday, decades after white men kidnapped and killed the black teenager for whistling a white woman in a country store. The 1955 lynching became a catalyst for the civil rights movement after Till’s […]

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Proponents of controversial justice reform fight back against call for change

Much of the discussion among proponents of the SAFE-T Act’s criminal justice reform has focused in recent days on how it will or will not be changed before Jan. 1, when cash bail will be abolished in Illinois under a provision known as the Pretrial Fairness Act. Everyone from Gov. JB Pritzker to Attorney General […]

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Here’s a List of Upcoming No-Fall Days at Chicago Museums – NBC Chicago

With the weather getting colder, many Chicago-area residents are looking for a way to soak up a day of incredible sights while being indoors. Several Chicago museums are offering free admission on multiple days in the coming months, with some residents eligible for free admission every day. Each museum has a different schedule and free […]

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Kelly Ripa in Ann Arbor supporting the U of M Wrestling Championship

Kelly Ripa was in full sports mom mode at the Big House last weekend. Wearing blue and corn, the talk show host beamed with pride for a really cool reason. Ripa with her husband Mark Consuelos when they were on hand to celebrate their youngest son Joaquin with the rest of the college wrestling team’s […]

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🌱 Chicago Named ‘Rattiest City’ + Treasurer Returns $11 Million To Estate

Good morning! Thanks for checking out Patch’s quick guide to events around Chicago. In today’s Daily: 🐀 Chicago Gets “Most Failed City” Ranking 💰 Illinois Treasurer returns record amount of unclaimed property ☕ The unionized Edgewater Starbucks is about to close 🌬️ The weather: Rather cloudy and windy. Top: 45 Bottom: 34. 🏡 Attention Chicago […]

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Tim Ryan has promised an investigation into whether the government created HIV to kill black people

During Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan’s first major campaign, he made a promise he has remained silent on ever since: to investigate whether the US government created the “HIV-AIDS virus” with the intent to murder the black population of the country. During his first run for the United States House of Representatives in 2002, Ryan was […]

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Chicago’s second federal prosecutor joins Skadden

(Reuters) – John Kocoras, the second-in-command of the Chicago U.S. Attorney’s Office, is joining Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom as a litigation partner in his Windy City office, the firm said on Monday. Kocoras joined the office as its first associate U.S. attorney in 2018 after nine years as a partner at McDermott, Will […]

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Faith leaders weigh solutions to gun violence as Chicago recovers from latest teen shooting death – NBC Chicago

As Chicago police continue to investigate the murder of a teenager who was fatally shot while sitting on a North Side park bench, members of the city’s faith community gathered on Saturday to call for an end to armed violence and in particular crimes against children. In the recent incident, a teenager identified as Lavel […]

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Premium economy flights to Milan for under $1,000 – including Thanksgiving

When we talk about airline tickets under a mile for flights to Europe, we are usually talking about coach seats. Currently, however, the same can be said for more comfortable seats on flights to Italy. Right now, you can find round-trip flights to the beautiful city of Milan in northern Italy for less than $1,000 […]

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United adds top European destination from SFO and increases service to Australia

In this week’s air travel news, United announced its 2023 transatlantic summer schedule, which includes a major new nonstop route from San Francisco to Italy, as well as the addition of other new flights from the United States. United-Europe and additional capacity from Los Angeles to London; United plans to expand service to Australia in […]

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Planned Parenthood of Illinois sees record number of abortion patients from other states – NBC Chicago

In the nearly four months since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood of Illinois said they have seen a record number of abortion patients traveling to Illinois from out of state. A federally protected right for nearly 50 years, abortion is now subject to a patchwork of laws that vary from […]

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The CEO of Walmart US left to run Air New Zealand. Then COVID hit

Greg Foran’s decision in 2019 to step down as CEO of Walmart’s $300 billion-a-year U.S. business and run Air New Zealand took industry watchers by surprise. retail. After all, Foran is credited with revitalizing Walmart’s massive fleet of 4,500 stores and making them e-commerce ready. Why would he leave one of the most important positions […]

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Discover the history of Portage Park on this weekend’s neighborhood tour for locals

PORTAGE PARK — Residents can learn about the history of Portage Park on a walking tour this weekend. Portage Park residents Giovina Romandine and Lance Baker will lead people on a 2.5-hour walking tour Sunday at 11 a.m. through the area. They will highlight the neighborhood’s history, architecture, long-standing local businesses and recent developments. The […]

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Many Venezuelan migrants will be deported to Mexico, announces DHS

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. The Biden administration plans to return most Venezuelan migrants crossing the southern border to Mexico, which was previously not allowed, the Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday. The border policy also creates a pathway […]

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Suspect wanted in sexual assault of 11-year-old girl walking home from school – NBC Chicago

Several Chicago community groups joined forces on Monday, begging the public’s help in locating the person who attacked a young girl as she walked home from school last week. The assault happened last Thursday a few blocks from Dulles Elementary School in the Washington Park neighborhood. At around 3 p.m., an 11-year-old girl was walking […]

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Live News: Former Fed Chief Bernanke shares Nobel Prize with 2 other US-based economists

2022 is a year of meaningful votes. Some were expected, others not. Some have more legitimacy than others. This week, there will be a lot of analysis on this last point. The most important of these will be an installation process rather than an election. The Chinese Communist Party begins its five-year congress on Sunday, […]

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Buzz Stage: Raven at Reggie’s • October 11 • Chicago: Illinois Entertainer

Raven tuesday october 11 Reggies Chicago, IL by Kelley Simms Raven, three stalwarts of heavy metal, have been battling in the music business for nearly five decades. Formed in 1974 in Newcastle, England, by the Gallagher brothers – bassist/vocalist John and guitarist Mark – Raven was part of the fledgling New Wave Of British Heavy […]

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US tourist fined $450 for eating and drinking on Rome’s Fontana dei Catecumeni, police say

An American visitor to Rome has been fined $450 ($450) for eating and drinking while sitting on the side of a fountain, under rules designed to maintain the city’s “decorum” in the face of overtourism. The 55-year-old had chosen the edge of the Fontana dei Catecumeni to sit down for a snack on Saturday around […]

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Chicago has ‘no emergency infrastructure in place’ to handle migrant influx, advocates say

CHICAGO — As migrants continue to be bused into the city, advocacy groups that work with the undocumented community say the city still needs to close many structural holes to support and support not just newcomers , but also the existing undocumented community. Since August, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has sent more than 2,500 migrants […]

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The “Tottering Chicago?” Series – Part 4

Here is part 4 of “Tottering Chicago?” series. Today I discuss the third question I raised after reading That Tottering Town by William Voegeli, a review of the book What Next, Chicago? Notes from a pissed off native son by Matt Rosenberg. Part 1 is here, part 2 is here and part 3 is here. […]

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Deadline Approaching to Complete Illinois Income and Property Tax Refund Form – NBC Chicago

The income and property tax refund checks that are part of the Illinois Family Relief Plan began rolling out last month after receiving initial approval in April. Although the distribution of rebates continues, there is still time for residents to fill out a form to find out if they are eligible. For residents to know […]

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Orlando’s free-fall amusement park ride to be taken down after teen’s death

ORLANDO — A towering ride in the central Florida tourist district where a Missouri teenager fell to his death will be dismantled due to the crash, the owner said Thursday. The decision to remove the 400-foot (122-meter)-plus ride that opened last December in Orlando’s International Drive neighborhood was directly linked to the death of 14-year-old […]

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🌱 CPD Shoot Gunman Inside Station + Best Karaoke Singer Contest

Hello, Chicago. I’m here with everything you need to know about what’s happening in the city, including news on… 🚨 Chicago police shoot gunman inside police station 📦 Tyson Foods will move hundreds of positions from Chicago 🎤 Contest to find the best karaoke singer in Chicago Prime: Find out here which bar in Chicago […]

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Gas prices: OPEC+ weighs major oil production cut, move that could increase costs at the pump

FRANKFURT, Germany — The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting nations decided on Wednesday to drastically cut production to support falling oil prices, a move that could deal another blow to the struggling global economy and raise prices at the pump politically. sensitive for American drivers just before key national elections. Energy ministers cut production by 2 […]

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At the center of political campaigns, Illinois’ SAFE-T law is expected to be amended this year | Chicago News

Illinois’ new law overhauling the criminal justice system took center stage in this year’s election. Critics liken it to a horror movie where criminals roam free, and supporters defend it for making overdue changes that confront structural racism and ensure individuals aren’t left to rot behind bars just because ‘they are poor. The law, known […]

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“If lies, intolerance, insurrection and death threats are your political tools, vote Republican” – Chicago Tribune

Editor’s Note Talk of the County is a reader-generated opinion column. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please let us know. Call us at 312-222-4554 or email [email protected] Voting Guide Tirelessly, the hysterical right fumes and raves about the reasons not to vote Democratic. I would like to offer a […]

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Crystal Lake is where business thrives

Crystal Lake, a community of 40,000 in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, quickly translated growing demand – filling retail corridors, encouraging reinvestment in multiple malls, and developing new sites with high-end retail. retail, restaurants, health care, fitness facilities and housing. When it comes to business opportunity and livability, Crystal Lake is the undisputed leader in McHenry County […]