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Businesses in Chicago's West Loop Building Forced to Leave so Migrants Can Move inNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Chicago Police Superintendent Nominee, Larry Snelling, Clears First Confirmation HurdleNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Popular grocer opens another store in IllinoisKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Weekly Safety Report: Car Crash and Gun Incident Raise Concerns in Orland Park, Illinois
This week in Orland Park, Illinois, two incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. In the first incident, a car crashed into the Orland Park Post Office, causing damage to the lobby. The driver of the car claimed she was not injured. In the second incident, a 17-year-old boy from Orland Park was arrested after being found with a gun near Andrew High School in Tinley Park. The teen was turned away by school staff and was instructed to enter through the proper entrance. These incidents highlight the importance of maintaining safety measures in public spaces and schools.
$23.75 million Illinois lottery jackpot bought at at Southside gas station
On Thursday, a $23.75 million lottery ticket was sold at a BP Gas Station in the Roseland neigborhood. It is the largest Illinois lottery winning in seven years. The co-owner of the gas station -Tanveer Haroon - expressed will be awarded 1% of the winnings, equal to $237,500. “I can’t believe it, the winning jackpot ticket was actually sold here,” Haroon said in a statement. “We’ve owned this ...
Cheers to Oak Forest: Exploring the Top 3 Pubs Worth Your Time
This article presents an exploration of three unique pubs located in Oak Forest. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share your comments below.
Weekly Safety Report: Robbery, Murder, Shootings Shake Cook County, Illinois
This week in Cook County, Illinois, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a robbery of an armored truck at gunpoint, the murder of a woman and the disappearance of her son, a man found dead in his home, a fatal shooting involving a concealed carry holder, an armed robbery, and a shooting that resulted in the deaths of two teenagers.
ComEd’s payment assistance options
Featured on WGN Radio’s Home Sweet Home Chicago on 09/23/23: Customer Financial Assistance Manager Aarian Smith of ComEd joins the program to give energy saving tips for the changing seasons. Additionally, she talks about ComEd’s payment assistance options. To learn more about what ComEd can do for you, call 1-800-334-7661 or visit comed.com.
15-year-old boy critically injured, another arrested after Joliet crash involving stolen car: police
A teenage boy is critically injured and another has been arrested after a Friday morning crash involving a stolen vehicle, south suburban police said.
Suspects Wreck Stolen Car After Interstate Chase
(Porter County, IN) - A stolen car prompted a police chase on I-94 Wednesday afternoon. Around 3:00 p.m. Indiana State Policed identified a Chrysler 300 that had been reported stolen out of Chicago. The car exited 94 onto S.R. 49 in Chesterton and police attempted to pull it over. However, the driver returned to the interstate, and the chase was on.
Cook County Sheriff busts man accused of smuggling guns into Chicago only for him to get out on bond
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart spoke exclusively with ABC7 about how his team caught a man smuggling guns into Chicago only to walk free on $30,000 bond.
Summit armed robbery ends with Markham barricade; suspect dead, spokesman says
An armed robbery in south suburban Summit ended with a barricade situation and standoff in Markham Thursday, law enforcement said.
Party for the Preserves kicks-off for fall
Get familiar with what the Cook County forest preserves have to offer.
Illinois quadruple murder suspect shoots fiancée, dies from gunshot wound after police chase
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (TCD) -- A 32-year-old man wanted for allegedly killing a family of four and their two dogs died Wednesday after purportedly shooting himself in the head following a car chase in Oklahoma. On Sunday, Sept. 17, at around 8:45 p.m., Romeoville Police received a call about conducting a...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in joliet, IL
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around joliet.
Heated discussion: Chicago Southsiders Angry, Cook County Spends $14M to Purchase Suburban Hotels to Shelter Unhoused
Chicago Southsiders Angry, Cook County Spends $14M to Purchase Suburban Hotels to Shelter Unhoused. Cook County has recently approved a $14 million budget to purchase two suburban hotels in the north and west, with the aim of providing housing for the homeless. However, the decision has sparked debate among some commissioners who believe that the low-income south suburbs should be prioritized for such investments. Despite the unanimous approval of the proposal, questions have been raised about why a south suburbs hotel wasn't being purchased, where a significant number of homeless are sheltered. The Cook County Department of Planning and Development Director reassured that the county still has a minimum of $28 million to spend on these types of efforts.
86-year-old man fatally wounded Saturday morning in shooting on South Side, cops say
An 86-year-old man was fatally wounded Saturday morning in a shooting in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said. Shortly before 10 a.m., the elderly man was discovered outside in the 8100 block of South Throop Street. He was shot in the left thigh, and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was later pronounced ...
Steak Lovers Say This Hidden Gem is the Best Joint in Illinois
You may quickly add this hidden Chicago, Illinois gem to your list of favorite steakhouses. It was just dubbed one of the 50 best steakhouses in the US. I saw that headline and just like you, I wanted to find out where I need to be the next time I'm in Chicago at dinner time.
Illinois no cash bail: After Safe-T Act takes effect, states attorneys voice concerns
Less than a week after the Safe-T Act took effect, eliminating cash bail in Illinois, some state's attorneys are voicing concerns about defendants being released pretrial.
Rifle-wielding crew commits at least 5 robberies in 20 minutes on Saturday morning
CHICAGO — A carload of men armed with rifles committed at least five robberies in about 20 minutes Saturday morning in Wicker Park, Bucktown, and the West Loop. The offenders struck some of the victims with firearms, according to Chicago police reports reviewed by CWBChicago. Surveillance footage of one...
Convicted Chicago cop-killer could see release from prison
In 1976, at the age of 18, the now 65-year-old Ronnie Carrasquillo fired a gun into a brawling, gang-related crowd. A bullet struck and killed a plainclothes Chicago police officer who had been trying to break up the fight.
Fall Equinox 2023 brings semi-annual phenomenon known as Chicagohenge
When and where to see this week's Chicagohenge.