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  • newThe southeast side rides for justice

    The southeast side rides for justice

    Members of Bridges // Puentes wind through South Chicago and the east side. The crew of around 30 rode in on beach cruisers, steel tourers loaded with panniers, neon-orange BMX bikes, and flashy, well-oiled road m…
    - 10 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 3:55pm -
  • newThis is my brain on local TV news

    This is my brain on local TV news

    Thirteen and a half hours of broadcasts on looting leave a day of impressions without a trace. Shortly after 5 AM on Monday as many Chicagoans were just waking up and turning on their televisions, CBS2 was broadca…
    - 10 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 3:00pm -
  • newCabinet of Curiosity offers a walk on the hopeful side

    Cabinet of Curiosity offers a walk on the hopeful side

    A partnership with Little Red Schoolhouse brings art and nature together; plus a new home for Joel Hall Dancers and Collaboraction's virtual season Frank Maugeri knows something about picking himself up after a shu…
    - 13 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 12:55pm -
  • newChicago Mass Choir invigorates traditional gospel on My Soul Says Yes

    Chicago Mass Choir invigorates traditional gospel on My Soul Says Yes

    On My Soul Says Yes, the first release by the Chicago Mass Choir in more than four years and its 17th album overall, the ensemble traverses the usual traditional gospel territory. While selections such as “Excellent Is Your Name” and “Ha…
    - 16 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 9:00am -
  • newThe Kind were two bands—and the first has been almost completely forgotten

    The Kind were two bands—and the first has been almost completely forgotten

    The Kind’s slick, glammy 80s records caught on locally, but their high-energy late-70s power pop barely made it to vinyl. Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of Chicago Mu…
    - 18 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 7:00am -
  • ‘This is not a war zone’

    ‘This is not a war zone’

    What happened in Englewood in the three crucial hours after the police shooting of Latrell Allen On Sunday afternoon, after Chicago police shot 20-year-old Latrell Allen but before the city would mourn broken wind…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 4:00pm -
  • Stitching ourselves back together

    Stitching ourselves back together

    Protesters today are only just beginning their transformative journey. In an undated clip that recently surfaced on Twitter, poet Gil Scott-Heron explains his intentions behind the song "The Revolution Will Not Be…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 3:00pm -
  • Making something out of nothing

    Making something out of nothing

    An Edgewater couple houses family, business, and community under one roof. Sponsored advertisement …
    - 2 days ago, 12 Aug 20, 12:54pm -
  • Torchy Brown lights way for Litany

    Torchy Brown lights way for Litany

    Jenn Freeman (aka Po'Chop) probes femininity, gender, rage, and history in a five-part dance film. Small-town girl finds adventure, fame, and love in the big city: the evergreen plot gained new color in 1937, when…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Aug 20, 12:30pm -
  • Wye Oak team up with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus for the EP No Horizon

    Wye Oak team up with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus for the EP No Horizon

    Experimental indie duo Wye Oak make their commitment to reinventing their music feel like an integral part of their art: whether they’re incorporating shades of folk rock or R&B or even scraps of their earliest songs (as they did on 2016’s…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Aug 20, 9:00am -

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    • Destructive 'wall of wind' tears through Iowa and Chicago – video
      A powerful thunderstorm known as a 'derecho' has brought heavy rain and winds of up to 100mph to the US states of Iowa and Illinois. Gusty winds and heavy rain brought down trees, damaged roofs, cut power and destroyed structures. More than 20,000 pe…
      - 3 days ago, 11 Aug 20, 3:27am -
    • US coronavirus deaths near 150,000 as 21 states declared 'red zones'
      Covid-19 deaths have risen three weeks in a row while new cases week-over-week recently fell for the first time since JuneUS deaths from the coronavirus were approaching 150,000 on Wednesday, the highest level in the world and rising by about 10,000…
      - 16 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 12:37pm -
    • Tucker Carlson calls Purple Heart recipient Tammy Duckworth a 'coward'
      Fox News host attacked Democratic senator and Iraq war veteran on his show, claiming she ‘hates the country’The Democratic senator and Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth, who was awarded the Purple Heart medal after losing her legs during combat op…
      - 37 days ago, 8 Jul 20, 10:42am -
    • US lockdown protests may have spread virus widely, cellphone data suggests
      Devices associated with protesters travelled up to hundreds of miles after rallies where few precautions were taken Coronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesCellphone location data suggests that demonstrators at anti-lockdown protests – so…
      - 88 days ago, 18 May 20, 7:18am -
    • Auschwitz memorial condemns presence of Nazi slogan at US anti-lockdown rally
      ‘Arbeit macht frei’ on sign at Illinois demonstration against state’s coronavirus measures Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe organisation that runs the Auschwitz memorial has condemned the appearance at a US anti…
      - 2 May 20, 10:27am -
    • John Prine obituary
      Influential singer-songwriter who brought a blend of poignancy, anger and humour to songs about the problems of everyday lifeJohn Prine, who has died aged 73 due to complications of Covid-19, was a highly influential American singer-songwriter. Music…
      - 8 Apr 20, 6:48am -
    • Two Walmart workers from same Illinois store die from coronavirus
      Two Evergreen Park employees in Chicago suburbs had not been in store for ‘more than a week’, officials sayCoronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA pair of workers at a Walmart in the Chicago suburbs hav…
      - 6 Apr 20, 1:08pm -
    • Coronavirus: Illinois governor announces rare death of baby
      Investigation under way to determine cause of death in pandemic where children make up only small fraction of positive cases globallyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Illinois health department has announced the first…
      - 28 Mar 20, 9:08pm -
    • One in four Americans under strict stay-home orders to slow coronavirus spread
      New Jersey joins New York, Connecticut, Illinois and California in telling residents to stay indoors and to practice social distancingNew Jersey on Saturday ordered its citizens to stay at home meaning that almost one in four Americans are now under…
      - 21 Mar 20, 10:32am -
    • Democratic primaries key takeaways: Biden's lead looks insurmountable
      The former vice-president increases his delegate lead with sweeping victories as Sanders faces calls to drop outFull story: Biden sweeps key primariesDemocratic primaries results – follow the votesDemocratic primary delegate count – latestOne of…
      - 18 Mar 20, 12:42am -
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    • Joliet man loses appeal in 2009 attempted murder of ex-girlfriend

      Joliet man loses appeal in 2009 attempted murder of ex-girlfriend

      Bradley Schlott, 51, was sentenced to 12 years in prison after he attacked his ex-girlfriend with a knife in March 2009. The Illinois Appellate Court confirmed the 2016 conviction of Bradley Schlott Monday in the attempted murder of his former girlfr…
      - 4 Jun 19, 7:46am -
    • Ald. Edward Burke is due in court — again

      Ald. Edward Burke is due in court — again

      Great spectacle but few surprises are expected as Chicago’s longest-serving alderman answers to a fresh indictment. For the second time this year, Chicago’s longest-serving alderman is due at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse. But this time, he’l…
      - 4 Jun 19, 7:27am -
    • ‘Promise fulfilled’ for tattoo titan Ryan Henry

      ‘Promise fulfilled’ for tattoo titan Ryan Henry

      The Pilsen shop 9MAG, setting for VH1’s “Black Ink Crew Chicago,” was created to carry out a pledge the owner made to his slain sister, Nova. Freehand tattoo artist Ryan Henry’s love of art, a work ethic instilled in him by his father and a p…
      - 4 Jun 19, 7:00am -
    • Robberies reported in West Garfield Park: police

      Robberies reported in West Garfield Park: police

      Police are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings following a pair of robberies in West Garfield Park on the West Side. Police are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings following a pair of robberies in West Garfield Park…
      - 4 Jun 19, 6:06am -
    • Dear Abby: Even after husband hurt me, I don’t know how to leave

      Dear Abby: Even after husband hurt me, I don’t know how to leave

      His anger issues are worsening to the point where he bashed wife’s head into a car window. DEAR ABBY: My husband has always had anger issues. Recently, they have progressed from targeting inanimate objects to targeting me. A few weeks ago, when he…
      - 4 Jun 19, 6:00am -

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    • newChicago convenience store ransacked twice since May
      Security cameras captured the pillaging of a West Side Chicago convenience store hours after Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned vandals that the city would hold them accountable for ransacking downtown retailers
      - 2 hours ago, 13 Aug 20, 11:15pm -
    • Chicago police: Driver struck pedestrian twice, killing her
      Cook County prosecutors say they haven't come up with the motive of a man who used his SUV to strike and kill a pedestrian and injure her daughter while they walked along a Chicago street
      - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 9:04pm -
    • Chicago mayor names committee to review public monuments
      Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has formed a committee to review the city's monuments three weeks after ordering the removal of three statues honoring Christopher Columbus
      - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 6:19pm -
    • Chicago Police post looting videos to identify suspects
      Chicago police are giving people another look at the looting that happened downtown and around the city this week in the hope that they will recognize suspects and provide their names and other information that will allow detectives to make arrests
      - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 4:59pm -
    • Jazz Showcase owner Joe Segal dies
      Joe Segal, the Chicago impresario who promoted jazz for more than seven decades, died Monday at 94, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
      - 1 day ago, 12 Aug 20, 4:43pm -
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