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 2021-09-21 22:51 

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Chicago White Sox have to wait to win the AL Central after they don't get the big hit in a 5-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers: 'Our execution is not what it has to be, in all phases'...

The Chicago White Sox had the tying run on base in both the eighth and ninth but came up empty Tuesday in a 5-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers in front of 10,585 at Comerica Park....

 2021-09-21 22:49 

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Editorial: An urgent task for City Hall. Tackle the lending gap that holds back the South, West sides....

Of all the troubles that suppress revitalization of Chicago's predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods, the glaring disparity between how much banks lend to the North Side versus communities on the South and West sides is one of the most insidious...

 2021-09-21 22:31 

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Deerfield makes up for lost time with two-day festival...

Thousands of people participated in activities in Deerfield after more than a year of festival cancelations....

 2021-09-21 22:21 

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Column: The Chicago White Sox have been a .500 team for the last 3 months. Can they still enter the postseason on a high note?...

The Chicago White Sox are on the verge of winning a division title nearly everyone predicted back in spring training. Now comes the hard part: getting through October....

 2021-09-21 22:20 

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East Dundee strikes new deal with foundation so food pantry and clothing program can remain at Summit Square...

East Dundee Village Board trustees Monday approved an agreement that not only allows the Dundee Township Foundation to continue using its existing space at Summit Square for a food pantry and clothes closet but to expand into as many as 10 rooms in the fo...

 2021-09-21 22:18 

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Northlake, Franklin Park police: person charged with retail theft of BB guns...

Franklin Park, Northlake police blotter....

 2021-09-21 22:14 

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Comings & Goings: Edge Fitness Clubs eyes December opening in Orland Hills...

Auto mechanics strike enters 8th week; Burlington makes $5,000 donation to school...

 2021-09-21 22:11 

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Pritzker defends vaccine, testing policy for educators during visit from U.S. education secretary Miguel Cardona...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker defended his policy allowing educators to opt for testing rather than vaccination while appearing with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona during a visit to the Chicago area Tuesday, the latest stop on the secretary's "Re...

 2021-09-21 22:06 

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Wisconsin man facing charges in Vernon Hills following investigation of crash that happened 8 months ago: Police...

Blotter from the Vernon Hills and Libertyville police departments....

 2021-09-21 22:04 

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Column: Calumet City feud leads to questions about consulting fees, vacant property registrations...

A feud between the mayor and clerk in Calumet City has raised questions about consulting fees paid to a state lawmaker and a company hired to register vacant properties....

 2021-09-21 22:04 

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Colin Mochrie, Asad Mecci combine improvisation, hypnosis into one show...

Colin Mochrie, improviser, actor and star of "Whose Line Is It Anyway", and master hypnotist Mecci are bringing HYPROV at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 8 to the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts in Grayslake and at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 at Raue Center for th...

 2021-09-21 22:00 

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Skokie to sell downtown land at a discount to developer planning 18-unit apartment building with commercial space...

Skokie is selling a parcel of downtown land to a private developer at a discount as village officials say it's an investment in the town's future....

 2021-09-21 21:58 

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15-year-old boy killed in South Side shooting near high school, police say...

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in the West Chatham neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday afternoon, according to Chicago police....

 2021-09-21 21:52 

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Northlake Police Chief Nissen to retire after 38 years; his family has served for 60...

Northlake Police Chief Norm Nissen, who has been with the department for 38 years, plans to retire in November....

 2021-09-21 21:46 

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2 firefighters hurt, home in unincorporated Mundelein 'uninhabitable' following morning blaze...

A fire broke out at a house in unincorporated Mundelein, injuring two firefighters and leaving the home uninhabitable....

 2021-09-21 21:45 

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Memorial Park ready for its October grand opening in La Grange Park...

The unveiling of the $470,000 remake of Memorial Park in La Grange Park will be free to the public at an Oct. 9 grand opening and will run from 9 a.m. until noon....

 2021-09-21 21:40 

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Glencoe Park District now requires employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19...

Glencoe Park District employees are now required to be vaccinated under new COVID-19 related policies enacted by the park board....

 2021-09-21 21:37 

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St. Charles, Geneva school employees challenging COVID-19 vaccine mandate...

Four school employees in St. Charles and Geneva are challenging Gov. J.B. Pritzker's vaccine mandate in Kane County Circuit Court, arguing their employers have no legal right to require them to be vaccinated or tested for COVID-19....

 2021-09-21 21:31 

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Waukegan officials believe building purchase will pave way for downtown redevelopment; 'This is a major step'...

Once the transaction is complete in the next 30 days, the city will own the entire block bounded by Genesee, Washington, Sheridan Road and Water Street, and Mayor Ann Taylor is ready for the next step....

 2021-09-21 21:25 

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City staff says Evanston is still taking a revenue hit due to COVID-19 but expenses remain on track...

The Evanston City Council saw a presentation of the midyear financial report last week as some revenues are down due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-09-21 21:23 

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Longest serving state senator forced out of his seat in redistricting process: 'This is a classic example of gerrymandering.'...

"You take two long-serving, good public officials and by punching some keys into the computer and using the algorithms they want to use makes it extremely difficult for (Mrvan) to run again as the district he represented so well for so many years is g...

 2021-09-21 21:21 

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Hawthorn Mall offered preview of planned renovations at event that included food, live music, vendor booths...

A kickoff event was held at Hawthorn Mall for the public to get a glimpse of renovations planned for the shopping center....

 2021-09-21 21:17 

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Officials warn that Lake Michigan beaches are closed to swimming, as Chicago Park District says it has ordered hundreds of life rings for pilot program...

Officials also warned of high waves and the possibility of lakeshore flooding this week, which will make the lake particularly dangerous....

 2021-09-21 21:15 

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Speak Out: Leaving Vietnam a lot like leaving Afghanistan; let female voters decide fate of abortion laws; if you turn tables on carjackers, they might think twice about hijacking vehicles...

Speak Out comments submitted for publication....

 2021-09-21 21:14 

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Column: No, those aren't whips the Border Patrol is using while dealing with Haitian migrants — at least, not yet...

Haitians along the Texas border face the risk of deportation to the country they fled, a country that barely struggles along with the population it already has, while we Americans still try to sort out our mixed messages — without whips....

 2021-09-21 21:11 

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Women from Germany and Worth carrying on an exchange student tradition, but this time they're teaching while they're learning...

Two mothers weren't just exchange students, they also became friends, which led the way for their two daughters to also bond....

 2021-09-21 21:07 

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Evanston-Skokie District 65 administrators emphasize equity in student spending...

Evanston-Skokie School District 65 spent an average of $18,159 per student during the 2020-21 school year, administrators reported Monday....

 2021-09-21 21:00 

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New Trier High School officials say students damaged bathrooms while participating in TikTok challenge...

New Trier High School District 203 officials are reaching out to district families in an effort to prevent further occurrences of the "devious lick" TikTok bathroom challenge....

 2021-09-21 20:55 

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Homeland Security secretary expresses outrage at images of border agents lashing at Haitian migrants...

Photos and video of a Border Patrol agent on horseback using his long leather reins to lash at Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border prompted expressions of outrage Tuesday from Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas....

 2021-09-21 20:53 

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Oak Park Art League celebrates 100th anniversary...

Events and activities have been happening all year to mark the centennial of the Oak Park Art League....

 2021-09-21 20:49 

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Murder trial opens for Hammond teen, then 15, accused of woman's stabbing death...

Court documents filed against Wilbourn charged him with fatally stabbing Gonzales in her home in the 7500 block of Alexander Avenue. He was also charged with robbery resulting in serious bodily injury and theft in connection with her death....

 2021-09-21 20:46 

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Four footed friends lead the procession in the 75th Annual La Grange Pet Parade...

Patrons and fans enjoyed nice late summer weather as they watched and participated in the La Grange Pet Parade Saturday, which emphasized its theme of 75 Years Strong for its anniversary....

 2021-09-21 20:39 

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Trial underway for man prosecutors say shot and killed Skokie teen in 2014...

Seven years after Niles North High School student Maxwell Gadau was shot and killed in Skokie, the murder trial of the Chicago man charged with pulling the trigger is underway....

 2021-09-21 20:35 

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Tensions flare between Gary school advisory board and district leaders...

Chelsea Whittington, spokeswoman for the district, said concerns for safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic led the district to conduct larger community meetings virtually....

 2021-09-21 20:31 

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Chicago man charged in connection with fatal July mass shooting, allegedly told police he was involved in another homicide...

A Chicago man allegedly admitted to being involved in two homicides — two days apart — and was denied bail in connection with a July 16 murder....

 2021-09-21 20:28 

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Bronzeville's Watch Guard group is redefining what community looks, works and feels like with its patrols...

A group of Black men have been hitting the streets at night to bring down violence in the neighborhood by helping to de-escalate, report and document....

 2021-09-21 20:28 

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Police: Suspect in Indianapolis rapes targeted older women...

Marion County prosecutors formally charged Goodlow on Tuesday with 57 counts ranging from rape, burglary and criminal confinement to kidnapping, intimidation, battery and strangulation....

 2021-09-21 20:23 

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COVID-19 deaths in US average more than 1,900 a day for first time since March...

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans....

 2021-09-21 20:21 

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Wilmette Beach Bash celebrates end of summer while raising funds for local parks...

Under clear skies at Gillson Beach on Sept. 18, neighbors gathered for a shore-side celebration befitting the last Saturday night of summer....

 2021-09-21 20:18 

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A suburban food pantry volunteer was hospitalized for 9 months with COVID-19. His town welcomed him home with fanfare....

A severe case of COVID-19 kept Kelvin Jordan away from his home for nine months as he tried to recover. He's back in North Chicago now and the town is thankful....

 2021-09-21 20:16 

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Retired Will County sheriff deputy from New Lenox killed in motorcycle crash...

Robert "Dutch" Schurman, 67, of New Lenox was driving a 2004 Harley Davidson Electra motorcycle when he lost control and drove off the road, according to the Will County sheriff's office....

 2021-09-21 20:15 

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House races to vote on government funding, debt as GOP digs in...

The House rushed headlong Tuesday into a vote on legislation to fund the government, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid....

 2021-09-21 20:05 

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Elgin fire chief to propose city buy a mobile emergency operations unit to replace basement room without tech access...

Elgin Fire Chief Robb Cagann wants the Elgin City Council to approve the purchase of an $826,000 mobile emergency operations unit to replace the Emergency Operations Center that cannot access any modern technology, including cellphones....

 2021-09-21 19:59 

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Office of U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider says it has taken corrective action in response to hostile work environment accusation...

Schneider's office filed its answer to Campbell's complaint Monday in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia showing what is says was appropriate action taken after Campbell, who is Black, complained of discrimination and ra...

 2021-09-21 19:58 

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Future of Dillinger memorabilia being weighed by visitors authority; board members attempting to figure out worth of collection...

The SSCVA has a trove of items including the wooden gun Dillinger used to escape the Lake County Jail and the blood-stained clothing he was wearing at the time of his shooting by police outside of the Biograph Theater in Chicago....

 2021-09-21 19:53 

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Despite reduction of police in Chicago schools, Board of Ed set to vote on $11 million school resource officer contract with police department...

New CPS CEO Pedro Martinez called police in schools a "tough conversation."...

 2021-09-21 19:53 

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 2021-09-21 19:52 

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Letters: Democrats in Congress should rein in infrastructure spending...

Consider the dire situation in Illinois with our budget deficit and huge unfunded pension liability. We should not look to duplicate this financial instability at the federal level....

 2021-09-21 19:49 

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Restaurant owners in central Lake County report being dogged by ongoing staffing and supply shortages, forcing reduced operating hours, rethinking on how to do business...

Restaurants in central Lake County are all struggling with supply shortages, and the issues seem to exist across the board. Some restaurants report many basic food items missing every week, while others have had to cut hours of operation because of lack o...

 2021-09-21 19:42 

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Quickly: Readers sound off on the issues of the day...

Quickly for Wednesday, Sept. 22...

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