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Four Illinois counties to vote on secession from Chicago. What if they succeed?

Four Illinois counties to vote on secession from Chicago. What if they succeed?

May 16, 2020

Shelby County, Ill., voted Thursday to include a question on the November ballot examining whether the La...

Grubhub, Uber Eats will soon have to disclose fees charged to restaurants

Grubhub, Uber Eats will soon have to disclose fees charged to restaurants

May 12, 2020

Beginning May 22, third-party delivery services such as Grubhub and Uber Eats will be required to disclose...

Chicago Fire Department commander's home site of viral Chicago house party

Chicago Fire Department commander’s home site of viral Chicago house party

April 30, 2020

The townhouse that hosted a heavily-attended party in Chicago's Galewood neighborhood belongs to a Chicago...

Chicago organization seeks volunteers to aid groups threatened by COVID-19

Chicago organization seeks volunteers to aid groups threatened by COVID-19

April 9, 2020

Before the rise of the pandemic inspired volunteers to collect donations, My Block, My Hood, My City foun...

Impact of COVID-19 on cannabis industry: Even CDC recommends stocking up on marijuana

Impact of COVID-19 on cannabis industry: Even CDC recommends stocking up on marijuana

April 2, 2020

It was only just a few months ago that Illinoisans lined up by the hundreds, battling the cold weather to pu...

The Coronavirus COVID-19 illustrated, rotating. | By Maximilian Schönherr

Illinois state officials confirm 673 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 2,538

March 26, 2020

Over the last 24 hours, 673 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 have been confirmed in Illinois, raising...

Public packs Chicago lakefront, Mayor Lightfoot shuts down access

Public packs Chicago lakefront, Mayor Lightfoot shuts down access

March 26, 2020

Following a Wednesday afternoon press conference where Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot condemned Chicag...

Gov. Pritzker issues 'stay-at-home' order effective Saturday

Gov. Pritzker issues ‘stay-at-home’ order effective Saturday

March 20, 2020

Amid growing concern surrounding the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced...

The dire state of Chicago sports

The dire state of Chicago sports

February 25, 2020

The year is 2004. George Bush is the President of the United States of America; Alicia Keys’ “If I...

Attendees enjoying games at Community
Get Down | Shot By Stasi, Instagram @shotbystasi

Community Get Down: A showcase of Chicago’s house music culture

February 25, 2020

Recognized as the birthplace of house music, Chicago has a rich heritage of thumping bass and strobing...

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Bulls fans chant ‘Fire GarPax’ on national television

February 25, 2020

Bulls fans chanted “Fire GarPax” on national television on the first day of the NBA All-Star weekend,...

REPORT: Bears quietly interested in disgruntled quarterback

REPORT: Bears quietly interested in disgruntled quarterback

February 20, 2020

A Thursday morning tweet by Las Vegas Raiders' quarterback Derek Carr set off a social media firestor...

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