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Chicago Tribune
Jan 23, 2022

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has spent more campaign cash than she's raised during a term marked by crises: ‘She's not scaring anybody'
Lightfoot says she's got "national reach" and is not worried about having enough funds for her reelection bid.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

Chicagoans call for better recycling, more public transportation as city designs 2022 climate action plan
As Chicago makes its climate change action plan, it looks to work equitably to help low-income and Black and brown communities with the disparate burden.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

8-year-old girl dies after being shot in the head in Little Village, police say
The girl and an adult caring for her were walking on South Pulaski Road when they heard gunshots and ran into a bank, Tannehill said. They then noticed the girl had been struck in the head, she said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

Flags lowered to honor slain Illinois child welfare worker Deidre Silas
Flags at Illinois state office buildings were lowered for three days to honor a child welfare worker who was stabbed to death this month.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

Indiana's high court upholds state's `revenge porn' law
The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the state's so-called "revenge porn" law that makes it a criminal act to distribute intimate images without consent.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

Illinois coronavirus graphs: Daily data updates on COVID-19 cases, deaths and tests
As the pandemic continues, the Tribune is tracking Illinois deaths, cases, test results and more here.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

New Illini booster group aims to give University of Illinois athletes' name, image and likeness deals a do-gooder twist
As the now common practice of paying college athletes continues to spread, a group of University of Illinois boosters aims to give the money chase a do-gooder twist.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

2 men fatally wounded in overnight shootings on South, Southwest sides, police say
Two men were fatally wounded Friday night and early Saturday morning in the Brighton Park and Gresham neighborhood, Chicago police said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

Bald eagles are flying south to Illinois for the winter. Here's where to see them.
This is bald eagle viewing season in Illinois, with the birds congregating on unfrozen stretches of local waterways. The best places to see them include Starved Rock State Park and the Mississippi River.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2022

Long ER waits. Canceled surgeries. Closed urgent care centers. The latest COVID-19 surge has made it difficult to get basic medical care in Illinois.
"No matter where you're going to go right now in health care, you're probably going to experience a delay"

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Downstate judge considering bid to halt COVID-19 mandates for Illinois schools
Fresh off a round of school closures driven by the omicron variant, Illinois school districts could soon be facing more upheaval as litigation challenging Gov. J.B. Pritkzer's mask mandate and other COVID-19 protocol lands before a downstate judge.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Mayor Lightfoot's police oversight pick stalls as aldermen blast report that cited slain Officer Ella French in botched Anjanette Young raid
French was killed in the line of duty months before the report was made public.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Nikole Hannah-Jones' controversial Union League Club appearance pushes words of a more ‘radical' MLK back to the forefront
Nikole Hannah-Jones' speech came at a time when there is a renewed spotlight on racial issues and grievances across the country.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

For second time, judge dismisses lawsuit arguing consumers entitled to costs tied to ComEd bribery case
A Cook County judge on Friday again shot down a a lawsuit that argues consumers should be able to recover costs associated with the ComEd bribery scandal that implicated former House Speaker Michael Madigan.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

‘Dreadhead Cowboy' pleads guilty in animal cruelty case involving riding his horse down expressway in 2020
Adam Hollingsworth, widely known as Chicago's "Dreadhead Cowboy," pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty Friday, records show.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

One dead, one critically injured in chemical explosion at production plant in Hampshire
A chemical explosion at W.R. Meadows Inc. in Hampshire Friday morning left one person dead and another critically injured, an official said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

One dead, one seriously injured in chemical explosion at production plant in Hamshire
A news conference is expected to be held in the next hour on an incident at W.R. Meadows Inc. in Hampshire Friday morning in which it is believed one or more people may have been injured.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

With Black and Latino aldermen at odds over new Chicago ward map, attention turns to racial crossover voting: ‘I think they're being hoodwinked'
Many aldermen are trying to avoid a referendum on the remap.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

El Rukn general at center of bizarre Libyan terror plot to be released from prison
A former general in Chicago's El Rukn street gang who was at the center of a stunning plot with Libya to commit terrorist acts in exchange for cash has been ordered released from federal prison due to a terminal illness.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

New sensor called FaceBit can tell if health mask fits properly and provide other data. Designed for workers, device also could benefit public eventually.
FaceBit, as it is called, also measures heart rate and respiration, similar to Fitbit, but with special attention to the mask fit. It may come in handy for workers who need to know their masks are working, Northwestern University researchers say.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Column: Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan to seize property from gang members is great if you like terrible ideas
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan to fine and seize property from gang members is great if you like extremely terrible very bad ideas.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Column: Our parents were scandalized by our music. But listening together — without judgment — can be relationship glue
I'm noticing more and more that kids and their parents are setting large parts of their lives to the same soundtrack.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Two men who spent years in prison for murder, say they were tortured into confessing by cops tied to Jon Burge, offered $14 million settlement
The city has paid more than $115 million to settle cases tied to the disgraced late police commander

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

With Roe v. Wade at risk, Illinois abortion providers open center to help out-of-state patients with travel and other resources
The Regional Logistics Center is operated jointly by Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Hope Clinic for Women, an abortion clinic just over the Missouri border in Granite City.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68
Louie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series "Baskets," died Friday.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Embattled Illinois-based COVID testing center to close statewide ‘for the foreseeable future'
An Illinois-based COVID testing chain has suspended operations statewide "for the foreseeable future" amid an investigation from state authorities, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said in a statement late Thursday.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Embattled Illinois-based COVID-19 testing center to close statewide ‘for the foreseeable future'
An Illinois-based COVID testing chain has suspended operations statewide "for the foreseeable future" amid an investigation from state authorities, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said in a statement late Thursday.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

Daywatch: Parents of kids in day care fight COVID exhaustion | Chicago's top doctor ‘hopeful' vaccine mandate will end by spring | Owen & Engine returns
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

With Black and Latino caucuses at odds over new Chicago ward map, attention turns to racial crossover voting: ‘I think they're being hoodwinked'
Many aldermen are trying to avoid a referendum on the remap.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

With Black and Latino caucuses at odds over new ward map, attention turns to racial crossover voting: ‘I think they're being hoodwinked'
Many aldermen are trying to avoid a referendum on the remap.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2022

With constant COVID closures, parents with kids in day care are at their wit's end: ‘I honestly don't know how we keep doing this.'
With no vaccine for children under 5 and a lack of clear guidance from health agencies, many feel left out of the larger conversation around COVID-19.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

‘He would light everyone up': Loved ones of 15-year-old Caleb Westbrooks mourn his death after he was shot walking from school
Those who loved Caleb Westbrook were still coming to grips with the teen's death this week.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Kyle Rittenhouse seeks return of gun used during Kenosha protest
Law enforcement has had the gun since the day after Kyle Rittenhouse shot three men, two of them fatally, on Aug. 25, 2020, during a night of protests and unrest in Kenosha over the shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake, by a white police officer.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Cracked teeth. Grinding. Sore jaws. Chicago dentists say COVID-19 stress is affecting our dental health.
Dentists are seeing more issues amid the pandemic. "With increased stressors, we tend to take them out on our teeth," says one expert.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

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Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

University of Chicago police officer who wounded man in shooting Tuesday was also involved in 2018 shooting of student near campus
The officer involved in the two shootings was identified as Nicolas Twardak in a statement from the university Thursday morning. Twardak has been with U Chicago police since 2016.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Chicago's top doctor ‘hopeful' COVID-19 vaccine mandate for restaurants and public venues will end by spring
Chicago's indoor vaccination requirement will be lifted once the COVID-19 spread declines substantially, the city's top health official said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Environmental justice activists respond to lack of disciplinary action after botched Little Village implosion
Environmental justice activists expressed disappointment Thursday in the city's response to a watchdog's recommendations on the Hilco smokestack demolition.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Waukegan woman charged with reckless homicide for running over friend after argument, authorities say
Gabriela Martinez, 25, remained jailed Thursday in lieu of $200,000 bail. She is charged with reckless homicide and concealment of a homicide in connection with the death of Alyssa Charles, 24, also of Waukegan.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

‘He would light everyone up': Loved ones of 15-year-old Caleb Westbrook mourn his death after he was shot walking from school
Those who loved Caleb Westbrook were still coming to grips with the teen's death this week.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Doomsday Clock's hands remain at 100 seconds to midnight
Doomsday Clock's hands stay at 100 seconds to midnight.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Lake Michigan ice coverage increasing with January's freezing temps, and more single digits are ahead
As of this week, about 15% of Great Lakes surface is covered with ice. Lake Michigan's coverage — over 16% — is just below average for this time of year.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Daywatch: Omicron surge appears to have peaked in Illinois | How to protect against fraudulent ‘pop-up' COVID testing centers | Top editorial staff leaving A.V. Club
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

‘Belief' and ‘trust' are key for 1st-year coach Drew Valentine, who has guided No. 22 Loyola to a 10-game winning streak and its best start in 56 years
"Belief" and "trust" are two words that resonate for Loyola and its first-year coach, Drew Valentine. The Ramblers have won 10 straight and, at 14-2, are off to their best 16-game start since the 1965-66 season.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Chicago ranks 3rd in US in deaths and health costs related to diesel pollution, analysis shows
A new analysis suggests a key reason why dirty air problems continued here while other cities saw clear skies for the first time in years: Pollution from diesel trucks and locomotives barely changed in the Chicago area, one of the nation's major freight hubs.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Column: Billionaires J.B. Pritzker and Ken Griffin to spend big on governor's race. How about rockets instead?
Billionaires J.B. Pritzker and Ken Griffin plan to spend millions on the Illinois governor's race. Why can't they just do something normal, like build a rocket into space?

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Marijuana edibles spurring rise in pot-related overdose calls to Illinois Poison Center — but number is lower than for other legal drugs
Marijuana edibles are becoming increasingly popular, but doctors warn the substances are prone to accidental consumption or may pack too much of a wallop for new users.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 20, 2022

Fraudulent ‘pop-up' COVID testing centers are rampant. Here are 8 tips to help protect against phony clinics and testing scams.
With COVID-19 testing in high demand in the Chicago area, medical experts and government officials are warning consumers to be extremely wary of substandard or fraudulent "pop-up" testing centers.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Chicago Public Schools to shorten quarantine time for students and staff as city passes omicron peak
A record 15,400 students were in quarantine Wednesday, CPS reported.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's GOP challengers face a steep financial disadvantage, latest campaign records show
Fundraising by Republican contenders for governor in Illinois is dwarfed by the campaign account of billionaire Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the latest campaign records show. That could change if the state's richest man, Ken Griffin, follows through on his vow to defeat Pritzker.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Free COVID-19 testing site opens at DePaul's Loop campus
U. of I.'s Shield Illinois now has 24 testing sites statewide. DePaul's Loop campus partnership marks the nonprofit's third testing site in Chicago.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Omicron surge appears to have peaked in Illinois, but officials urge continued caution as hospitals remain stressed
Illinois appears to have passed the peak of the latest COVID-19 surge, with cases and hospitalizations starting to decline.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Army Corps funds $226 million of Brandon Road project to keep invasive carp out of Lake Michigan
Plans for the $858 million project include a technology gauntlet — an electric barrier, underwater sound, an air bubble curtain and flushing lock — to stop carp from swimming to Lake Michigan.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Police investigate Blue Island shooting that left an Alsip man dead
A 22-year-old Alsip man died of a gunshot wound Tuesday following an argument in a Blue Island apartment, according to police

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Judge directs that name be disclosed of witness who claims former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle said, ‘I did it. She's gone,' after girlfriend's death
The witness, Yang attorney Jed Stone said in court filings, would testify that former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle made incriminating statements about the death of his girlfriend, Rhoni Reuter, several hours after Reuter was fatally shot in her Deerfield condo in 2007.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Corrections and clarifications
Corrections and clarifications for Thursday, Jan. 20

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Family of hairstylist slain on way to work pleads for help in finding her killer: ‘Somebody's seen something'
Loved ones of Tamiko Talbert-Fleming gathered with city and county officials at West 71st Street and South Artesian Avenue to demand justice for the 49-year-old hairstylist, who was fatally shot last Friday as she drove through that intersection on her way to work.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Two brothers, cousin arrested in Illinois on charges stemming from US Capitol breach
Three Illinois men were arrested Wednesday on federal charges alleging they illegally entered the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Judge whose ridicule of lawyer was caught on internet livestream is off the bench
Cook County Judge William Raines has been taken off the bench of his felony courtroom after he was caught on a YouTube livestream last week mocking an attorney who had argued before him.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Two brothers, cousin arrested in Illinois on charges stemming from U.S. Capitol breach
Three Illinois men were arrested Wednesday on federal charges alleging they illegally entered the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

More than 50 attorneys sign letter to Lightfoot urging her to abandon new ordinance targeting gang members
A group of attorneys with the Civil Rights Bar signed a letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot Wednesday asking her to withdraw an ordinance introduced in September which aims to allow the fining of gang members.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Under strain, UChicago Medicine Ingalls hospital gets medical workers from federal government
The workers arrived at the hospital Monday

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Yvette Mimieux, actress who found fame in ‘The Time Machine,' dies at 80
Yvette Mimieux, who found stardom in the early 1960s portraying delicate, fragile women in "The Time Machine," "Where the Boys Are" and other films, has died.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, dies after ski accident
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Goodbye 708, hello 464: New area code launching in south suburbs Friday
The new area code, 464, will soon be assigned to people living in the area covered by the 708 area code. Current users of the 708 area code can keep their number, as the change only affects new numbers and lines.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Goodbye 708, hello 464: New phone lines in south suburbs will get overlay area code starting Friday
The new area code, 464, will soon be assigned to people living in the area covered by the 708 area code. Current users of the 708 area code can keep their number, as the change only affects new numbers and lines.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Cook County assessor candidate Kari Steele touts, then rebukes endorsement by controversial Chicago Ald. Jim Gardiner
Opponent Fritz Kaegi's camp called it "troubling" that Steele's publicized Gardiner's backing.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 19, 2022

Daywatch: Illinois teacher shortage reaches crisis level | Inside the Chicago Bears' search for a new coach and GM | 7 Midwest cities to visit in 2022
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 18, 2022

COVID-19 pandemic worsens hiring woes at Illinois schools, with 88% of districts reporting teacher shortages in new survey
Nearly 90% of Illinois school districts statewide are struggling with an alarming teacher shortage that has reached a crisis level during the COVID-19 pandemic, officials with an organization of regional superintendents said Tuesday.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 18, 2022

Man wounded in shooting by a University of Chicago police officer
A man was injured Tuesday after an on-duty University of Chicago police officer shot him in the Hyde Park neighborhood, school officials said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 18, 2022

Man injured in shooting by a University of Chicago police officer
A man was injured Tuesday after an on-duty University of Chicago police officer shot him in the Hyde Park neighborhood, school officials said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 18, 2022

Keith Taylor, graphic designer and prolific political cartoonist, dies
Keith Taylor, a prolific political cartoonist, dies at 72

Chicago Tribune
Jan 18, 2022

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin touts top GOP support in bid for governor after announcement that indicated shifts on policing, Black Lives Matter
Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin touts key endorsements from Republicans a day after announcing he's bid for the party's nomination for governor.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 18, 2022

Ex-Chicago Bears star Dan Hampton gets one year probation in Indiana drunken driving case
Dan Hampton, three miles from his Winfield home, claimed he had five beers at a friend's house in Lowell, documents said. Later at the hospital, he learned his blood alcohol level was .189. The legal limit in Indiana is .08.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 18, 2022

2 dead, 5 injured in fire at Kenosha senior apartment complex
Two people died in the fire and five others were hospitalized -- two of them with injuries considered life-threatening, according to fire officials.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 18, 2022

Daywatch: Chicago hospitals' COVID struggles reflect health care inequities | Aurora mayor announces GOP bid for governor | Permanent home for one of Chicago's best tacos
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa arrested on drug charges at Dulles Airport
Mensa, who grew up in the city's Hyde Park neighborhood, was a member of the band, Kids These Days and released the solo album, "The Autobiography" in 2017.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Lawsuit against Amazon filed in connection with December tornado that left 6 dead at downstate warehouse
Independent contractor Austin McEwen, 26, and others were required to work in conditions that management knew were unsafe, law firm alleges.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Volunteers paint hallways, add murals at North Lawndale school for MLK day of service
In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the goal was to leave the school a better place than when they found it, said City Year Chicago's chief.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

‘A solo voice can do so much.' Illinois leaders and activists honor MLK and Muhammad Ali on boxer's first state holiday
Attorney says helping to write the legislation in Ali's honor reminded her of the power of individuals, when speaking the truth isn't always popular.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin announces Republican bid for governor with tough-on-crime message. Rivals quickly question his loyalty to GOP.
Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin announces bid for Republican nomination for governor, joining a slate that backers hope will win support from Ken Griffin.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Shock waves, spike in air pressure detected at O'Hare International Airport after volcanic eruption in Tonga
The spikes in pressure were initially discovered by a NWS employee who "put two and two together" after the volcano erupted, Brian Leatherwood, a meteorologist at the NWS, said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Shockwaves, spike in air pressure detected at O'Hare International Airport after volcanic eruption in Tonga
The spikes in pressure were initially discovered by a NWS employee who "put two and two together" after the volcano erupted, Brian Leatherwood, a meteorologist at the NWS, said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Chicago homicides in 2022: 18 people have been slain. That's 8 fewer than at the same point in 2021.
Maps and charts showing where and when homicides took place in the city during 2022, with race, sex and age of the victims.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali Day of Service in Chicago
Whether it was volunteering to help clean and paint a neighborhood school or a rally to support voting rights, Chicagoans participated in Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali Day in Chicago, Jan. 17, 2021.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Lawsuit against Amazon expected in connection with December tornado that left 6 dead at Downstate warehouse
Independent contractor Austin McEwen, 26, and other workers were required to work in conditions that management knew were unsafe, the release alleges.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Les Grobstein, Chicago's sports encyclopedia and longtime radio host, dies at age 69
Les Grobstein spent over 50 years reporting and commenting on the Chicago sports scene.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Daywatch: Jan. 17 dedicated to both Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali | Death of a nursing home resident | An ode to the Jucy Lucy
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Death of a nursing home resident: Complaints about long-term care in Illinois are usually dismissed. One woman's case sheds light on how system works.
In 2021, state inspectors found about 64% — nearly 2 out of 3 — of overall complaints and abuse or neglect complaints at nursing homes unsubstantiated.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

Death of a nursing home resident: Complaints about long-term care in Illinois are usually dismissed. One woman's case sheds light on how the system works.
In 2021, state inspectors found about 64% — nearly 2 out of 3 — of overall complaints and abuse or neglect complaints at nursing homes unsubstantiated.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2022

On Muhammad Ali Day, a Q&A with his daughter, Khaliah Ali: ‘I just loved the moments I had alone with him'
The 48-year-old designer, author and co-chair of a campaign for the National Public Housing Museum in Chicago, is the fifth of Muhammad Ali's nine children.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 16, 2022

Couple who got $105,000 bill from Chicago Public Schools over residency dispute fights back in court
CPS says the family didn't establish Chicago residency, which the family denies.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 16, 2022

Woman, 2 kids taken to hospitals after extra-alarm fire on West Side
The fire caused extensive damage to the building, but a preliminary cause hadn't been determined.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 16, 2022

Newborn boy found dead in a duffel bag Saturday was left outside a barely staffed fire station. It's exactly the outcome the Safe Haven Law was meant to prevent.
Illinois' Safe Haven Law offers new parents the option to safely and legally give up their child.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 16, 2022

Gary school advisory board member Norman Bailey slain inside lounge he owned
Norman Bailey, 60, who was serving his second term on the school board, was praised by board president Robert Buggs. "I call him ‘Norman the quiet storm,' because he was nice and easy going, but don't get him riled," said Buggs.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 16, 2022

Why the NFL's ‘socialistic enterprise' means the Bears win at the bank even when they lose on the field
Sports economists say a bad season on the field for NFL teams is usually belied by a good one at the bank. No matter how poorly they play, teams get a share of the ocean of revenue generated by TV deals and national sponsorships.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 16, 2022

Why the NFL's ‘socialistic enterprise' means the Chicago Bears win at the bank — even when they lose on the field
Sports economists say a bad season on the field for NFL teams is usually belied by a good one at the bank. No matter how poorly they play, teams get a share of the ocean of revenue generated by TV deals and national sponsorships.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 16, 2022

Notable deaths of 2022
Here are some of the celebrities and newsmakers who died in 2022.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 15, 2022

Rogers Park stabbing attack leaves dog dead, 2 women, 82 and 60, injured, police say
A 30-year-old woman was charged with first-degree murder after being identified as the person who fatally stabbed an 82-year-old woman, stabbed 60-year-old woman multiple times and stabbed a dog to death, Chicago police said.

Chicago Tribune
Jan 15, 2022

2 fatally wounded, 3 seriously injured in shootings on West, South sides, police say
Two men were shot dead, and three more men were seriously wounded in separate shootings Saturday on the West and South sides, Chicago police said.

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