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  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jul 18, 2019

    COOK COUNTY'S FOREST PRESERVE POLICE CHIEF HAS RESIGNED, DAYS AFTER SCATHING REPORT ON A $250 PARKING TICKET SPAT

    The Cook County forest preserve's police chief has resigned after a scathing inspector general report outlined a dispute involving...

    Election
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jul 18, 2019

    CHICAGO'S TOP COP ‘MUST STOP MISLEADING THE PUBLIC' ABOUT VIOLENCE, COOK COUNTY BOARD PRESIDENT TONI PRECKWINKLE SAYS IN HEATED LETTER TO MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT

    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle reignited her criticism of Chicago's police response to street violence this week in a...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jul 17, 2019

    COLUMN: 50 YEARS AFTER WE WALKED ON IT, THE MOON CALMS US IN ANXIOUS TIMES

    On summer nights I like to go outside, if only for a couple of minutes, and watch the moon. I think of it as watching not looking....

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jul 16, 2019

    ARMY VET CHARGED IN BEATING OF SECURITY GUARD THAT WAS CAUGHT ON VIRAL VIDEO IS BACK IN COURT THIS WEEK AFTER PLEA DEAL FALLS THROUGH

    A U.S. Army veteran caught on video punching and injuring a female security guard who was trying to help him will be back in court...

    U.S.
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jul 16, 2019

    ‘DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?' INVESTIGATORS SAY COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONER PRESSED COPS TO SCRAP ALLY'S $250 PARKING TICKET

    A Cook County commissioner pushed cops to scrap an ally's $250 parking ticket, according to a government watchdog who said the case...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jul 8, 2019

    NANCY RISH SEEKS NEW SENTENCE IN NOTORIOUS 1987 MURDER OF KANKAKEE BUSINESSMAN WHO WAS BURIED ALIVE

    In the three decades since she was found guilty of aiding in the murder of a prominent Kankakee businessman who suffocated after being...

    Running
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jul 5, 2019

    TEXAS MAN GETS 50 YEARS FOR ‘COLD, CALCULATED EXECUTION' OF ‘FRIEND' FROM DES PLAINES DURING DISPUTE OVER MASSAGE BUSINESS

    A 24-year-old Texas man convicted of killing a friend in what prosecutors described as an execution-style murder committed over a dispute...

    Style
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jul 1, 2019

    CHICAGO PRIDE PARADE: HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE CANCELLATION DUE TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS

    Chicago's Pride Parade was canceled about 30 minutes before it was slated to end due to severe thunderstorms that brought the threat...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 24, 2019

    FEDERAL JURY FINDS BRENDT CHRISTENSEN GUILTY OF KIDNAPPING, SLAYING OF CHINESE SCHOLAR AT U. OF I

    A federal jury on Monday deliberated for less than two hours before finding Brendt Christensen guilty in the kidnapping and slaying...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 24, 2019

    BABY ADDED TO PILSEN MURAL HONORING MARLEN OCHOA-LOPEZ

    A mural in Pilsen dedicated to Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, the 19-year-old pregnant woman killed in April, now includes a painting of her son....

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 24, 2019

    THE SPIN: ALDERMAN SENTENCED TO PRISON AND DEJA VU | LIGHTFOOT TO TRUMP ON ICE RAIDS: ‘BACK OFF' | DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS WARREN, DE BLASIO HEADING TO CHICAGO

    Here we go again, or as my Tribune colleague Jason Meisner put it succinctly in his story: "Another convicted Chicago alderman is going...

    Democrats
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 22, 2019

    MAN DRIVEN TO POLICE STATION AFTER SOUTH DEERING SHOOTING

    A shot-up SUV showed up in front of the 4th District police station early Saturday with a man inside who was seriously wounded by gunfire....

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 21, 2019

    READ COOK COUNTY JUDGE'S ORDER FOR SPECIAL PROSECUTOR IN JUSSIE SMOLLETT CASE

    A Cook County judge's ruling issuing an order for a special prosecutor to probe the investigation of an allegedly fake hate crime reported...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 21, 2019

    O'HARE'S 'PEOPLE MOVER' SAGA: HOW IT UNFOLDED

    A $310 million project to update and expand the popular "people mover" at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport began in 2015, and...

    Running
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 21, 2019

    O'HARE'S BUSY 'PEOPLE MOVER' WAS SUPPOSED TO STAY OPEN DURING AN UPGRADE. IT DID NOT

    On a recent afternoon, 15 rail cars, some marred with graffiti, sat between puddles in a gravel lot just outside O'Hare International...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 21, 2019

    LAKEVIEW SCHOOL REVIEWING POINT SYSTEM THAT BARS STUDENTS FROM WALKING IN 8TH GRADE GRADUATION

    Graduating from eighth grade was an extra big deal for Geri Panol's son. Having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder makes it harder...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 20, 2019

    ORANGE LINE STOPPED BECAUSE OF PERSON ON TRACKS ON SOUTHWEST SIDE

    The Chicago Fire Department responded Thursday morning to a person on the Orange Line tracks at 35th Street and Archer Avenue on the...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 19, 2019

    POLICE TRYING TO IDENTIFY SHOOTER WHO WOUNDED 3 ON CTA BUS

    Chicago police on Wednesday released several photos of a man they believe opened fire on a Chicago Transit Authority bus, wounding...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 18, 2019

    PATRICIA TELLES-IRVIN, NORTHWESTERN STUDENT AFFAIRS VP, DIES

    Patricia Telles-Irvin joined Northwestern University in 2011 as vice president of student affairs, and worked as she had at other schools...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Jun 18, 2019

    THE SPIN: LIGHTFOOT RETURNING FROM NYC, BUT NOT BEFORE CRITICIZING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S LGBTQ POLICIES

    Today's all about rivalries, with the first round of the Crosstown Classic kicking off tonight with the Cubs hosting the White Sox...

    Donald Trump, Democrats