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Riot Fest management apologizes and its contractor steps down after ‘hostile’ community meeting, as momentum to boot festival gains traction


Lawsuit claims grand jury was misled in case of Christopher Vaughn, Oswego man convicted of murdering wife and 3 kids near Channahon in 2007


Chicago police director of reform fired following email to Superintendent David Brown over staff changes, sources say


CPS outlines COVID-19 protocols for new school year, including expanding test-to-stay program


Speakers express support for police at first Oak Lawn meeting since a video showed 17-year-old’s arrest


Darren Bailey says no apology needed for comparing Holocaust to abortion, contends Jewish community ‘told me that I’m right’


Trucker’s cab shot on Interstate 80 in Lake County: police


7 murder convictions overturned in a single day after prosecutors stop backing group of cases tied to alleged misconduct by disgraced former Chicago police detective


Fort Wayne crash sends 10 children, 2 adults to hospitals


CTA has repeatedly suspended service on the Green Line, one sign of ongoing staff shortages


Colleges, universities across Illinois begin monkeypox prep with students set to return this month


Agreement to keep Lollapalooza in Chicago calls for tighter rules on competing Grant Park music fests and raises the number of fans allowed


Groupon to lay off 500 employees as struggling Chicago-based online marketplace seeks financial turnaround


Pritzker, Lightfoot roll out welcome mat for Indiana businesses in wake of new abortion restrictions in Hoosier State


Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on feds to ‘act quickly and thoroughly’ in probe of alleged influence peddling by body-cam company


Forever chemicals: They’re in your drinking water and likely your food. Read the Tribune investigation


Chicago police union head John Catanzara won’t run for mayor next year


Illinois consumers sue health insurer Centene, saying they couldn’t find in-network doctors


CTA, Chicago police to add K-9s, additional officers to transit system following weekend Red Line homicide


Intelligentsia Coffee workers vote to unionize at five Chicago locations


Should mental health professionals, instead of police, respond to some 911 calls? A ballot measure in November would ask some Chicago voters.


Chicago mayor’s race 2023 lineup: Who is in, who is out, who is undecided


Chicago homicides in 2022: 393 people have been slain. Here’s how that compares with previous years.


Man killed, woman injured in Albany Park shooting


Girl, 17, critically injured after car hits tree in Lakeview, police say


Police release video of man pushing someone onto CTA train tracks


Some Illinois school districts to ditch COVID-19 tests this fall: ‘The demand really wasn’t there’


State Sen. Elgie Sims approached in federal criminal investigation into alleged influence peddling by body-cam company


Hundreds of women take stand against Russia in silent protest downtown


Chicago police Officer Ella French, who was killed in the line of duty, honored by community one year later


Out of control party bus sideswipes 13 vehicles; charges pending against driver


Chicago police issue alert for man caught groping women


Chicago weather: Cook County to remain under flash flood warning until late Sunday afternoon


In wake of Highland Park massacre, law on firearms restraining orders in Illinois seen as confusing and underused: police leaders, experts


Northwestern students press university for better wages, working conditions during summer employment


Climate change is turning air conditioning into a matter of life and death. But government help is lacking.


Retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who dissented in abortion ruling, accepts award in Chicago: ‘Overall, I’m still an optimist’


Woodridge man, 29, arrested in Englewood with several loaded guns, ‘incoherent rants’ about mass shootings, officials say


Chicago police to beef up CTA patrols after 4 homicides overnight, including man slain on Red Line


Mercedes driver held after blowing red light, causing multi-vehicle wreck that left girl, 14, at Gresham bus stop dead


Plane engine failure leads to emergency landing on Milwaukee Road in Libertyville, fire department says


Ukrainian mother recounts the horrors of war as she and her son start a new life in Chicago suburbs. For them ‘there is no place to go back to.’


Group wants CHA’s vacant public housing opened up to those facing homelessness


Allegation of inappropriate witness contact by R. Kelly prosecutor raises temperature as trial nears


Twenty-two pound, 38 inch-long invasive fish formerly known as Asian carp captured in Lake Calumet near Lake Michigan


Appeals court calls for end of federal oversight of state hiring that’s been in place for 50 years


Shooting on Stevenson Expressway involving an off-duty Chicago police officer leaves one person with life-threatening injuries


In a win for endangered piping plovers like Chicago’s Monty and Rose, the Great Lakes has record breeding season


    

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