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Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo

A critically endangered black rhinoceros was born in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo after more than a year of waiting, the…

One Chicago ratings report: Week of May 15, 2019

The One Chicago series aired the penultimate episodes of this season on Wednesday, so let’s take a closer look at…

Chicago shows how global financial firms can acquire control over local infrastructure planning and financing decision-making

President Trump recently discussed the potential for infrastructure reform with Democratic leaders. One way such large projects can be paid…

Chicago Police Department Deploys Nearly 200 New Officers

Nearly 200 probationary officers are being deployed to police districts in Chicago neighborhoods. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago police First…

Flooding in the Chicago area has been so bad in the past decade that only places ravaged by hurricanes sustain more damage

week before the maggots hatched, raw sewage gushed into Lori Burns’ basement for the sixth time in a decade. Her…

Victim in attack outside bar relieved that ex-Chicago cop charged seven months later: ‘I still think about it every day’

t’s been seven months since John Sherwood first learned that an off-duty Chicago police sergeant with a checkered past was…

Suburban Chicago Car Dealership Shut Down, Accused of Failing to Pay Off Customer Trade-In Loans

A suburban Chicago car dealership has been shut down and stripped of its dealer license by the state after customers…

Teachers, workers strike on May Day in Chicago

CHICAGO (WLS) — City Colleges of Chicago workers and Chicago High School for the Arts teachers walked the picket lines…

Rain to Continue Into Wednesday Morning Commute

Storms producing heavy downpours, lightning and at times small hail Monday evening pelted parts of Illinois near I-80 and were…

Stray Gunfire Kills Woman, Strikes Ambulance in Chicago Lawn

Stray gunfire killed a woman and hit the ambulance responding for her Friday in Chicago Lawn on the Southwest Side,…
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