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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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