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LIVE UPDATES: Lightfoot reads to kids as union, CPS resume contract talk

9:44 a.m. Lightfoot reads to kids at Kennicott Park While negotiations between CTU and CPS are scheduled to be underway…

Chicago man arrested for breaking into, assaulting camper owner

– An out-of-state man was arrested after investigators said he assaulted someone after breaking into a camper in Mason County.…

Reward Offered in Fatal Lombard Hit-and-Run Crash

Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to a conviction in a fatal hit-and-crash in west suburban Lombard.…

5 Killed, 12 Injured in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Five people have been killed and 12 have been injured in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, police said.…

Local Nun Leads Chicago Marathon Team

On a recent Tuesday morning, Sister Stephanie Baliga was moving pallets of food from the walk-in cooler to the food…

Fatal Crash On Dan Ryan Closes Northbound Lanes At 63rd Street

A 39-year-old woman is dead after a chain-reaction crash on the Dan Ryan shut down traffic Saturday morning. Police said…

2 Killed, 11 Injured Including Baby Injured in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Two people have died, and 11 others, including a baby, have been injured in shootings across Chicago this weekend, police…

Suspect in Shooting of Chicago Police Officer in Custody

A suspect in the shooting of a Chicago police officer was in custody on Saturday afternoon, police said. Michael Blackman,…

Chicago Public Schools theater teacher, local actor charged with assaulting former student

Joel Ewing, a Senn High School theater teacher and a well-established actor in the off-Loop Chicago theater scene, was charged…

12 Dead, At Least 19 Injured in Chicago Weekend Shootings

At least 12 people are dead and at least 19 others were injured in shootings across city of Chicago this…
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