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Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Death toll rises to 7 in Highland Park parade shooting; suspect allegedly planned attack for several weeks and fired more than 70 rounds
Authorities said a seventh person has died in the Highland Park parade attack and released the names of the six other victims. The victims ranged in age from 35 to 88.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Florida ice cream possible source of listeria outbreak that killed Illinois woman, CDC says
The estate of an Illinois woman who died earlier this year from a listeria infection filed a federal lawsuit against a Florida ice cream company that health officials have connected to a multistate outbreak.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Watch live: Officials give update on Highland Park shooting
Officials will hold a press conference to speak about Monday's mass shooting in Highland Park.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Three dead, seven wounded after holiday block party
A festive Fourth of July block party in Gary ended in tragedy early Tuesday when gunfire rang out killing three people and injuring seven others.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Afternoon Briefing: Alleged Highland Park shooter remains in custody with no charges as police share more details
Good afternoon, Chicago. Here's what is happening today.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Gov. J.B. Pritzker, legislative leaders delay special session on reproductive rights following Supreme Court's Roe ruling
The special session will be held 'in the coming months' strengthen Illinois' already strong abortion protections, Democrats say.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Pope Francis prays for victims of ‘senseless' Highland Park mass shooting
Pope Francis called for a rejection of violence and respect for life as he mourned the dead from the "senseless shooting" during an Independence Day parade in Highland Park.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

How to talk to kids about the July 4 Highland Park parade shooting
How to talk to kids about the July 4 Highland Park parade shooting

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

How to talk to kids about the July Fourth Highland Park parade shooting
Experts say it's important to be truthful about what happened.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Highland Park shooting: What we know from the Fourth of July parade
On an idyllic summer morning, from a rooftop high above the Highland Park Independence Day parade, a gunman aimed down at the floats and lawn chairs and strollers and opened fire. The victims ranged in age from 8 to 85.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Chicago weather: Heat advisory issued for Tuesday with ‘torrential rainfall' possible
The National Weather Service warned Chicago will likely experience "explosive" thunderstorms and high heat indexes Tuesday afternoon into the evening.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Suspect in Highland Park shooting allegedly planned attack for several weeks before firing more than 70 rounds on parade crowd while wearing women's clothing, police say
The gun that was used in the Highland Park mass shooting was purchased legally in Illinois by the suspect.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Chicago homicides in 2022: 317 people have been slain. Here's how that compares with previous years.
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
Jul 05, 2022

Watch live: Officials hold briefing on Highland Park shooting
Officials will hold a press conference to speak about Monday's mass shooting in Highland Park.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Three people killed, seven injured in shootout at Gary block party
Three people were killed and seven injured when a shootout erupted at July 4th block party early Tuesday morning, according to Gary Police.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Highland Park shooting: What to know
On an idyllic summer morning, from a rooftop high above the Highland Park Independence Day parade, a gunman aimed down at the floats and lawn chairs and strollers and opened fire. The victims ranged in age from 8 to 85.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Contract reached to fund ferry linking Illinois and Kentucky
A new contract has been reached to continue service by the ferry connects Kentucky 91 in Crittenden County with Illinois 1 in Hardin County.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

These are the victims of the Fourth of July parade shooting in Highland Park
Here is what we know about the victims of the shooting.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Highland Park parade shooting: What to know
On an idyllic summer morning, from a rooftop high above the Highland Park Independence Day parade, a gunman aimed down at the floats and lawn chairs and strollers and opened fire. The victims ranged in age from 8 to 85.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Daywatch: Mass shooting that killed six stuns Chicago area and the country
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Highland Park shooting: Woman killed was longtime North Shore synagogue employee known for ‘kindness and warmth'
Jacki Sundheim was a lifelong member of North Shore Congregation Israel.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Highland Park shooting: Woman killed worked at North Shore synagogue, was known for ‘kindness and warmth'
Jacki Sundheim was a lifelong member of North Shore Congregation Israel.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

T.F. South works to have Red Wolves mascot branding ready for return of students
Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing has ordered uniforms with Red Wolves and hopes the mascot will be painted on the gym floor by August.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 05, 2022

Office workers now dash about city on their own e-scooters as use spreads to private developments
By making e-scooters available to tenants, office developers are making it easier for workers to run errands

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: In painful, chilling detail, witnesses recount the deadly mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade
Highland Park paradegoers recount how someone opened fire during an annual community celebration, killing at least six people, injuring more than two dozen and leaving an entire town traumatized.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: Man arrested apparently posted series of videos; investigators turn to source of rifle
Described by police as a person of interest in the Highland Park mass shooting, Robert "Bobby" Crimo III was described as a longtime resident of the suburb who posted online videos under the moniker "The Awake Rapper."

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park was at the center of gun-control debate long before Monday's shooting; just days ago city honored Uvalde victims
Highland Park's assault rifle ban was appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Liam Hendriks calls out gun laws after Highland Park shootings. ‘The access to the weaponry ... totally needs to change,' Chicago White Sox closer says.
The Chicago White Sox consulted with Major League Baseball before deciding to play Monday's game. Sox closer Liam Hendriks called for gun reform before the game.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: 6 dead and 2 dozen others likely shot at parade by suspect, who has been arrested
After an hourslong manhunt, authorities arrested 22-year-old Robert "Bobby" Crimo III on Monday evening.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: 6 dead and 2 dozen others shot at parade; suspect arrested
After an hourslong search, authorities arrested 22-year-old Robert "Bobby" Crimo III on Monday evening.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: 6 dead and 2 dozen others likely shot at parade by gunman, who remains at large
A person of interest had been identified late Monday afternoon, according to Highland Park police Chief Lou Jogmen. Authorities were searching for Robert "Bobby" Crimo III, 22, believed to be driving a 2010 silver Honda Fit with license plate number DM80653.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Tornado and severe storm warnings develop across Illinois
The National Weather Service issued a severe weather threat Monday due to two developing storms, one of which prompted a tornado warning.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: 6 dead, 2 dozen others likely shot at parade by gunman on rooftop
More than two dozen people were injured in a "random" mass shooting in Highland Park on Monday morning, at least six of them fatally shot, about 15 minutes into the northern suburb's Fourth of July parade, according to police and the Lake County sheriff's office.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: List of other Fourth of July fireworks, events canceled after shooting in Chicago suburb
A number of suburbs on Chicago's North Shore, and elsewhere, have canceled their fireworks and other July 4 events in response to the mass shooting in Highland Park.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Timeline: List of recent high-profile shootings in the US
The latest high-profile shooting in the United States happened on July Fourth, when a gunman opened fire on parade-goers in a Chicago suburb.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park parade shooting: ‘This appears to be completely random,' Lake County sheriff's office says amid reports of 6 dead, 2 dozen others likely shot
More than a dozen people were shot Monday morning, at least five of them fatally, about 10 minutes into the northern suburb's Fourth of July parade, according to police and witnesses.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Multiple people shot during Fourth of July parade in Highland Park


Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Thunderstorms expected with Fourth of July celebrations
Chicago is in for a warm and humid Fourth of July, potentially ending in showers and thunderstorms.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Chicago weather: Thunderstorms with warm and humid temperatures expected
Chicago is in for a warm and humid Fourth of July, potentially ending in showers and thunderstorms.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

PHOTOS: Multiple people shot in Highland Park during Fourth of July parade
More than two dozen people were injured in Highland Park Monday morning, at least six of them fatally shot, about 10 minutes into the northern suburb's Fourth of July parade, according to police and the Lake County Sheriff's office.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

PHOTOS: Seven killed, dozens injured in shooting during Fourth of July parade in Highland Park
Seven people died and dozens were injured as a result of a mass shooting at Highland Park's Independence Day parade just 10 minutes after it started, according to police and the Lake County sheriff's office.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

PHOTOS: Six killed, dozens injured in Highland Park during Fourth of July parade
More than two dozen people were injured in Highland Park Monday morning, at least six of them fatally shot, about 10 minutes into the northern suburb's Fourth of July parade, according to police and the Lake County sheriff's office.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

PHOTOS: Six killed, dozens injured in shooting during Fourth of July parade in Highland Park
More than two dozen people were injured in Highland Park Monday morning, at least six of them fatally shot, about 10 minutes into the northern suburb's Fourth of July parade, according to police and the Lake County sheriff's office.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: ‘It was chaotic,' reports of 1 dead, 8 others shot during Fourth of July parade
Multiple people reportedly shot in Highland Park during annual Fourth of July parade.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Watch live: Multiple people killed at Highland Park Fourth of July parade
Police Superintendent David Brown will address the media Friday morning after a shooting that left two people dead and eight wounded blocks from the Magnificent Mile.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Watch live: Multiple people shot at Highland Park Fourth of July parade
Police Superintendent David Brown will address the media Friday morning after a shooting that left two people dead and eight wounded blocks from the Magnificent Mile.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Daywatch: A Tribune reporter looks for answers to a family mystery | Members of minority belief communities respond to Supreme Court prayer ruling
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Members of minority faith, belief communities have mixed responses to Supreme Court ruling in favor of football coach praying on field
Members of minority faith and belief communities had mixed reactions after the recent Supreme Court ruling that said the Constitution protected a high school football coach in Washington who prayed on the field after games. Some worried the high court's ruling isn't inclusive of all backgrounds, others said it could lead to more inclusivity in the future.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 04, 2022

Primary voters show they're in an ‘anti-everything' mood. Inflation and culture wars promise more uncertainty in November.
While Democratic-drawn district boundaries played favorably in last week's election for many party members, high-profile losses by incumbents and well-funded candidates from both parties appeared to be fueled by an anti-establishment strain coursing through the electorate that could be amplified by November.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 03, 2022

Man held without bond in fatal shooting of 17-year-old outside Southwest Side McDonald's
Chicago man, 19, charged with first-degree murder in teen's fatal shooting.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 03, 2022

First mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus reported in Cook County
Mosquitos collected in Skokie on June 29 tested positive for the virus on June 30.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 03, 2022

Five of six Chicago aldermen who ran for higher office lost their primary races. What went wrong, and what now?
Many voters "think as a general rule that aldermen are clowns, incompetent and corrupt," former Ald. Joe Moore said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 03, 2022

He testified to the Senate about pervasive gun violence. Then his niece and friend were shot.
Ernest Willingham testified before the U.S. Senate last month about growing up in Chicago with gun violence literally surrounding him. Then his niece and friend were also shot.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 03, 2022

A Tribune reporter's great-grandfather was poisoned in Chicago in 1935. She set out to learn if it was an accident — or murder.
A Chicago Tribune reporter researches her great-grandfather's 1935 poisoning death on the West Side.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 03, 2022

A Tribune reporter's great-grandfather was poisoned in Chicago in 1935. She set out to learn if it was an accident, or murder
A Chicago Tribune reporter researches her great-grandfather's 1935 poisoning death on the West Side.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 03, 2022

Supreme Court abortion decision provokes diverse and complicated reactions from Chicago-area Catholics
The landmark decision has shaken all corners of American life, but it has particular resonance among Catholics.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

Police ask for public's help locating 3 young girls who went missing Friday in Englewood
Police are asking for the public's locating three young girls, 12, 11 and 10-years-old, who were last seen Friday in the 6100 block of South Racine Ave.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

90-year-old man critically wounded in Lawndale, another man, 27, critically wounded in Bronzeville, police say
A 90-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot Saturday morning on the West Side in the Lawndale neighborhood, and another man, 27, was critically wounded hours later in a shooting on the South Side, Chicago police said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

90-year-old man critically wounded in shooting in Lawndale neighborhood
A 90-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot Saturday morning on the West Side in the Lawndale neighborhood, Chicago police said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

Chicago man pleads guilty to misdemeanor for role in U.S. Capitol riot
A Chicago man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor for his role in the U.S. Capitol riot, court records show. Athanasios Zoyganeles entered the plea Friday to a charge of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

4 fatally shot on South, West sides as July 4th holiday begins
A 24-year-old woman was fatally wounded, and two men were injured in shooting in Chinatown, marking just one of three fatal attacks in Chicago as the July 4th holiday weekend began.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

Man charged with attempted murder in connection to officer shot Friday
A man is facing attempted murder charges in connection to a shooting that left an officer seriously wounded.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

After overturn of Roe, Illinois abortion clinics say more medical providers are urgently needed to meet out-of-state demand
With Roe v. Wade overturned, Illinois abortion providers are trying to shore up enough medical staff to handle the anticipated influx of patients traveling for the procedure from other states — without disrupting or delaying care for Illinois residents.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

Fugitive slave Jim Gray's dramatic escape from Ottawa will be commemorated during dedication of historical marker on Fourth of July. ‘Has he done anything but want to be free?'
The tale of how residents of Ottawa, Illinois, helped a fugitive slave escape to freedom marks a transitional phase in the state's history, experts say, but has been largely forgotten.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

Cautious optimism as Chicago sees statistical decline in gun violence, even as downtown takes spotlight for crime in the first half of 2022
Chicago sees statistical decline in gun violence in first six months of 2022.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 02, 2022

Man charged with attempted murder in connection to officer shot early Friday
A man is facing attempted murder charges in connection to a shooting that left an officer seriously wounded.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Four injured in West Garfield Park shooting
Four people were injured in a shooting in West Garfield Park Friday night, officials said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Chicago man sentenced to 73 years in fatal Gary shooting
A Chicago man was sentenced to 73 years Thursday after he was convicted in May of fatally shooting a friend in Gary after they argued on the way back from a barber shop.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Zach LaVine agrees to a 5-year, $215.2M max deal to stay with the Chicago Bulls — the largest in team history
Zach LaVine will remain with the Bulls after agreeing to a five-year $215.2 million deal to return to Chicago.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Man in custody over racist graffiti in Jefferson Park
A man is in police custody after several Jefferson Park stores were defaced with swastikas, authorities said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Corrections and clarifications
Corrections and clarifications for July 2

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Tradition or terror? Illegal fireworks spark division among neighbors
Every Fourth of July, the city of Chicago erupts with countless sanctioned and unsanctioned fireworks shows, some carried out by professionals, but many more by unlicensed amateurs. It's a tradition both loved, and hated, by neighbors in communities across Chicago.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

In call with Biden, Gov. J.B. Pritzker asks for increased federal funding to help states where abortion remains legal
Gov. J.B. Pritzker asks President Joe Biden for more federal funding for states that provide abortion access.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Afternoon Briefing: Downtown violence opens long holiday weekend
Good afternoon, Chicago. Here's what is happening today.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Baristas at unionized Edgewater Starbucks go on strike
Workers say they've been raising concerns about understaffing for months.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Darien man arrested on grooming charges after online contact with ‘underage girl,' authorities say
Police said an undercover officer posing as a girl under the age of 15 was contacted online by the suspect in June. Once he learned of the age of the "girl," he requested nude photos of her and sent a nude picture of himself, according to police.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Long sentence in New York calls into question how R. Kelly's Chicago cases might proceed
The kind of prison time R. Kelly got in New York could well change the calculus on how his lawyers and prosecutors in Chicago proceed with his other cases.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Zach LaVine signs a 5-year, $215.2 million max deal to stay with the Chicago Bulls — the largest in team history
Zach LaVine will remain a Bull after inking a five-year $215.2 million deal to return to Chicago.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Watch live: Mayor Lori Lightfoot and officials discuss public safety during July 4 weekend
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other officials will speak about public safety ahead of the holiday weekend.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

To my estranged alcoholic father now forever gone: You always had a home in me
Reflections on a life with an alcoholic father and a tribute to his memory after his death.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Chicago police officer shot and wounded responding to a domestic disturbance, officials said
A Chicago police officer was shot Friday morning. The officer was transported to Stroger Hospital and their condition is unknown, a CPD spokesman said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Chicago police officer shot
Chicago police investigate the scene where an officer was shot in the University Village neighborhood.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Violence over the Fourth of July weekend
Violence erupted early over the Fourth of July weekend, starting on Friday, July 1, 2022, with a police officer shot and a mass shooting in Chicago's Loop.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Zach LaVine signs a 5-year, $215.2 million deal to stay with the Chicago Bulls — the largest in team history
Zach LaVine will remain a Bull after inking a five-year $215.2 million deal to return to Chicago.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

2 dead, 3 wounded in Loop mass shooting
Two men were killed and three more wounded in a mass shooting in Chicago's Loop. No one is yet in custody, police said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Two dead, three wounded in Loop mass shooting
Two men were killed and three more wounded in a mass shooting in Chicago's Loop. No one is yet in custody, police said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Chicago police officer shot, condition unknown
A Chicago police officer was shot Friday morning. The officer was transported to Stroger Hospital and their condition is unknown, a CPD spokesman said.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Lawsuits filed days after deadly Missouri Amtrak crash of train bound for Chicago
The first lawsuits have been filed only days after an Amtrak train collision and derailment in rural Missouri that left four people dead and injured up to 150 others.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Daywatch: Illinois tax relief plan taking effect today offers small savings on gas and groceries
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's $1.8 billion election-year tax relief package takes effect Friday. Here's what's in it
Illinois' $1.8 billion tax relief plan kicks in July 1 with small breaks at the gas pump and grocery checkout.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Berwyn voters endorse concept of ranked choice voting, an electoral method some call the future of democracy. Evanston might soon do it for real.
Ranked choice voting, long pitched as a reform by good government organizations, lets voters rank candidates instead of selecting just one.

Chicago Tribune
Jul 01, 2022

Soaring inflation, spiking gas prices drive renewed interest in Wisconsin resort communities this summer
Rising gas prices and soaring inflation have rerouted budget-conscious travelers away from far-flung destinations, leading them back to old-timey road trips closer to home.

Chicago Tribune
Jun 30, 2022

Former CPS principal pleads guilty in overtime-fraud case at Buena Park neighborhood school, federal officials say
Sarah Jackson Abedelal pleaded guilty to wire fraud Thursday before U.S. District Judge Sara Ellis, according to U.S. Attorney's office spokesman Joe Fitzpatrick.

Chicago Tribune
Jun 30, 2022

Big Ten votes to add USC and UCLA as members starting in 2024, marking a seismic shift in college athletics
In a seismic shift in college athletics, the Big Ten on Thursday voted to add USC and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024.

Chicago Tribune
Jun 30, 2022

The end of ‘Remain in Mexico' immigration policy uplifts hope for immigration advocates but changes little for asylum seekers at the border, say Chicago-area advocates
Chicago immigration leaders cheered when the Supreme Court gave the green light to the Biden administration to end Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' immigration policy. But they cautioned that it changed little for those migrants already living at the border.

Chicago Tribune
Jun 30, 2022

Jefferson Park stores defaced with swastikas
A vandal defaced two Jefferson Park stores with swastikas Tuesday night. The stores are owned by people of color, one owner said.

Chicago Tribune
Jun 30, 2022

Illinois getting nearly 4,500 doses of monkeypox vaccine from national stockpile
Illinois and Chicago are receiving nearly 4,500 doses of a vaccine that can prevent monkeypox

Chicago Tribune
Jun 30, 2022

Illinois throws its hat into the ring for new federal health research agency
Illinois leaders are making the case that the Chicago area should be home to a new $1 billion federal agency focused on health research.

Chicago Tribune
Jun 30, 2022

Afternoon Briefing: Judge rules R. Kelly's Chicago indictment will remain intact
Good afternoon, Chicago. Here's what is happening today.

Chicago Tribune
Jun 30, 2022

Chicago's ‘Walking Man' on road to recovery after being set on fire
A 75-year-old homeless man known affectionately to Chicagoans as the "Walking Man" has started to rebound from injuries he received when he was was set on fire on in May while sleeping on the street.

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