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Howard Goldstein spent Thursday doing what he always does—volunteering with the Red Cross, serving food to his fellow veterans. Little did he know, that Bruce Rauner, the governor of Illinois was waiting in the wings.
The North American tour of Disney’s “Aladdin” has extended its tour dates in Chicago through Sept. 10, Broadway in Chicago announced Thursday. Tickets are currently available for performances of the musical at the Cadillac Palace Theatre from April 11 through July 2.
The Lincoln Park Zoo has launched new plans to “save the country’s urban wildlife,” it announced Thursday. Partnering with universitites, wildlife organizations and others, the zoo says it is expanding its Urban Wildlife Information Network to eight different cities across the country, such as Denver, Indianapolis, Austin and Los Angeles.
NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox GLENDALE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 01: Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the Denver Broncos watches from the sidelines during the preseaon NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Broncos 38-17.(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) The Chicago Bears are finalizing a deal with former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Mark Sanchez, according to an NFL.com report .
unable to retrieve full-text content Your first look at the Cubs Cardinals museum before it opens. The exhibit will showcase the longstanding rivalry between the two teams with artifacts dating back to 1907.
unable to retrieve full-text content A migrating owl got confused after hitting a window and perched on a table outside a Chicago restaurant before wildlife handlers took the animal away for care.
A photo being circulated of a person holding a young child who is gripping what appears to be a handgun—with her finger on the trigger—has a local activist and police searching for answers. Chicago activist Andrew Holmes said Thursday someone reached out to him with the photo after they saw it on Facebook.
NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox CHICAGO – MAY 31: (L-R) Jeff Triebe and Rick Triebe of Illinois hold up their tickets for Game Two of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Philadelphia Flyers at the United Center on May 31, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jeff Triebe;Rick Triebe Single-game tickets for the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff run will go on sale Monday, the team announced.
Van Dyke has already been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of the 17-year-old NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox On the evening of November 24, 2015 city officials released a video that rocked Chicago. It showed a Chicago police officer firing 16 shots that struck and killed 17-year old LaQuan McDonald.
Authorities are investigating what happened when a family’s West Side home was unexpectedly raided by police Thursday in what the department now says was a mistake. The Franklin family said they were jolted awake when they heard a banging on their front door around 6 a.m. Thursday in in the 2700 block of West Flournoy Street in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood. “They had on plain clothes, no badges,” Ashanti Franklin told NBC 5.