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unable to retrieve full-text content Chicago record stores are preparing for a rush of customers honoring Record Store Day Saturday. LeeAnn Trotter reports.
A northern suburb’s plan to combat frequent flooding may wind up impacting its beaches and the source of drinking water for millions of people, according to opponents of a proposed tunnel project in Winnetka. “The tunnel will pollute.
Residents of a southwest Chicago suburb are speaking out after one-third of the area’s police force was cut last week. Lauren Jiggetts reports.
unable to retrieve full-text content A portion of Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive was shut down Wednesday afternoon because of a suspicious package. Watch as remote-controlled robots open the bag.
Police officers Samantha Smith and Kevin Tate tell reporters how they saved two children from a house fire in Chicago’s West Pullman neighborhood. Christian Farr reports.
Congressman Mike Quigley is headed to the chaos of Ukraine. The North Side congressman will be part of a delegation that leaves in the next few days.
unable to retrieve full-text content Catholics around the world are gearing up for the April 27 canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII. Mary Ann Ahern reports.
Man Who Drowned After Swan Attack Remembered as Devoted Family Man Anthony Hensley of Villa Park worked for a company hired to keep geese away from a northwest suburban condominium complex. More Photos and Videos The wife of a man who drowned after he was attacked by swan two years ago is suing his employer and the condo complex where the swan was kept.
Teen Killed, Boy Injured in Gary Hit-and-Run Monik Herron says she recently moved her family to Gary to protect her children from Chicago’s violence. Christian Farr reports.
A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board than past attempts to expand gambling, but the plan also drew criticism from downstate officials and the horse racing industry who said it would cheat them out of needed revenues and jobs. The hearing in Chicago, which wasn’t heated like public exchanges in other parts of Illinois, was the latest attempt to bolster gambling, but questions were also raised about support for the legislation in an election year where other major fiscal issues are pending.