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5 Girls Playing With Rabid Bat Taken to Health Officials

5 Girls Playing With Rabid Bat Taken to Health Officials

Five children who were seen playing with a rabid bat have been identified and referred to the Cook County Health Department for follow up. Earlier this week five young girls were spotted playing with what turned out to be a live bat that tested positive for rabies in Lagrange Park.

Chicago Rooftop Bar Named Among Top 10 in U.S.

Chicago Rooftop Bar Named Among Top 10 in U.S.

One of the best rooftop bars in the country can be found in Chicago, according to Condé Nast Traveler . The magazine’s newly edited list boasts 10 bars with the best rooftop views, from the highest rooftop bar in Seattle to a hotel-topping lounge in D.C.

CPS Will Be Open Through End of Year: Emanuel

CPS Will Be Open Through End of Year: Emanuel

Chicago Public Schools will remain open through the end of the school year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday, shortly after a judge ruled against the school district in its suit against the state claiming discrimination in its funding methods. The mayor said CPS students will remain in school for the durating of the year “because that’s where they belong.” “The kids of Woodlawn and Englewood count just like the kids of Winnetka and Evanston count,” Emanuel said during a press conference.  A Cook County judge has ruled against Chicago Public Schools in a suit the school district filed against the state of Illinois alleging discrimination–but the judge has given CPS 28 days to amend and refile its argument.

Chicago Blackhawks Trade Darling

Chicago Blackhawks Trade Darling

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired Friday a third-round pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Draft from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for goaltender Scott Darling. The third-round pick was previously acquired by Carolina from the Ottawa Senators.

Bears Pick Ashland University TE in 2nd Round

Bears Pick Ashland University TE in 2nd Round

The Chicago Bears picked a tight end from Auburb University in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft Friday evening following the team’s surprise pick of Mitchell Trubisky. Adam Shaheen, 45th overall, will now don a Bears jersey.

CPS Lawsuit Ruling Expected Friday

CPS Lawsuit Ruling Expected Friday

unable to retrieve full-text content Chicago Public Schools parents could learn Friday if the school year will be cut short because of money problems as a judge is expected to rule on a lawsuit filed by the district. NBC 5’s Emily Florez reports.

Daughter of Late Chicago Author Pens Heartfelt Essay on Mom

Daughter of Late Chicago Author Pens Heartfelt Essay on Mom

In many ways, Paris Rosenthal is just like her mother. The 20-year-old daughter of the popular children’s book author from Chicago not only has a matching tattoo, matching ring and wears the same perfume, she’s also taking on the challenges her mother left behind after tragically losing her battle with cancer.

Opinion: Trubisky Will Define Pace’s Legacy

Opinion: Trubisky Will Define Pace’s Legacy

Chicago Bears G.M. Ryan Pace has been on the job for a few years now, but he made the most important move he’ll ever make at Thursday’s NFL Draft.

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