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 2021-07-20 20:37 

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Evanston to use Greenleaf Street for pilot program encouraging shared street use...

Evanston has launched a pilot project to designed to allow bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists to all share Greenleaf Street over a monthlong period....

 2021-07-20 20:26 

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Accomplice charged in connection with $40 Gary pizza driver robbery avoided charges in Merrillville teen's death: documents...

Garry Higgins, now 19, of Gary, and Dukes were implicated in the high-profile June 12, 2019, murder of a Merrillville teen in an Xbox sale, according to court documents. When investigating the murder, police linked them to a string of earlier robberies ne...

 2021-07-20 20:22 

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Editorial: Unvaccinated? We think you should look anew at the delta variant data....

With every shrill criticism, each patronizing word of politicized disrespect, an unvaccinated person recoils further away from the needle. But we on the Tribune Editorial Board still implore the unvaccinated: Get your shot....

 2021-07-20 20:20 

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A grieving mother is sharing the story of her son's life and death on the big screen in effort to raise awareness of teen depression, suicide...

"I never wanted my son to be just a Black boy in the grave," said Rafiah Maxie, of Olympia Fields, the mother of Jamal Clay. "I don't want my kids or anyone else's kids to be that. It's important to put meaning, not just the accept...

 2021-07-20 20:00 

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Several west suburban districts still reviewing state's new COVID-19 school guidelines before making decision on masking...

Following CDC's July 9 announcement easing Covid-19 restrictions for schools, District 86 and District 181 said their plans will become clearer once they review the guidelines....

 2021-07-20 20:00 

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On first full day as official candidate for reelection, Gov. J.B. Pritzker indicates he'll sign controversial ethics bill, pledges return to 'kitchen table' issues in second term...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker says an ethics bill passed by the legislature represents progress in restoring trust to government, and pledges a return to "kitchen table" issues as he kicks off his campaign for a second term....

 2021-07-20 19:59 

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Mundelein sells old fire station, which will become new brewery, restaurant; 'This is just a win-win for everybody here'...

Mundelein sold an old fire station to two individuals who are going to use it to open up a restaurant and a brewery. The property was sold for $340,000....

 2021-07-20 19:58 

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Park Ridge aldermen re-think funding of holiday lights; here's how Niles, Skokie, Morton Grove do it...

Who will pay for a public display of holiday lights in Park Ridge will again be a topic for the City Council....

 2021-07-20 19:56 

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Speak Out reader opinion: There's a delay in tax refunds but child tax credits still roll out...

Speak Out commenters offer their views....

 2021-07-20 19:56 

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East Dundee Depot/visitors center to be staffed on weekdays under agreement approved by Village Board...

East Dundee Village Board trustees approved an agreement Monday to staff the Depot/Dundee Township Visitors Center on a weekday basis through October....

 2021-07-20 19:54 

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Letters: How do we beat COVID-19? Masks and vaccines....

With each locality making its own rules, no wonder people are confused and COVID-19 cases are rising. We could beat this virus if people followed the CDC's advice....

 2021-07-20 19:48 

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Morton Grove Library mourns loss of Trustee Erich Monzon...

Morton Grove Library Trustee Erich Monzon died after undergoing health challenges....

 2021-07-20 19:43 

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Driver struck light pole while intoxicated and drove away: Vernon Hills police...

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

 2021-07-20 19:41 

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Column: Privately funded toll road will reduce truck traffic on Will County roads, officials say...

Government, industry and labor officials gathered Tuesday to break ground on the Houbolt Road extension, a 1.5 mile privately financed $172 million toll road that will span the Des Plaines River in Joliet and connect Interstate 80 with CenterPoint Intermo...

 2021-07-20 19:41 

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Case dropped against dead woman in Indiana hit-and-run case...

Monroe County prosecutor Erika Oliphant confirmed Tuesday that the county dropped its case against Bennett on July 6 after learning she had died....

 2021-07-20 19:39 

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As in-person meetings resume, Skokie Village Board will allow members to participate virtually under certain circumstances...

As the world starts adjusting to in-person meetings again, Skokie officials approved an ordinance allowing them to continue attending meetings via Zoom or by other electronic means....

 2021-07-20 19:39 

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett vows to 'act aggressively' against Ben & Jerry's decision not to sell its ice cream in occupied areas...

Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett vowed Tuesday to "act aggressively" against the decision by Ben & Jerry's to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories....

 2021-07-20 19:39 

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Rivian pushes production launch back to September as startup EV truck maker grapples with chip shortage...

Rivian, the startup EV truck maker, pushed its production launch back to September, in part because of the chip shortage roiling the auto industry....

 2021-07-20 19:36 

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How to be a post-pandemic host, from Illinois' most hospitable Airbnb host...

Airbnb came out with a report on the number one most hospitable host in every state. In Illinois, it's a cute guesthouse in Galena....

 2021-07-20 19:36 

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The chair of Trump's 2017 inaugural committee accused of being a United Arab Emirates agent, alleging he conspired to influence Trump's foreign policy positions...

The chair of former President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging that he and others conspired to influence Trump's foreign policy positions to benefit the United Arab Emirates....

 2021-07-20 19:35 

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Memories abound as Trinity High School memorializes Sister Michelle, its longtime leader...

Trinity High School alumnae, students and supporters mourned the death of Sister Michelle Germanson, the popular, long-time president of the Catholic girls' school in River Forest....

 2021-07-20 19:26 

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Naperville Central alum playing for Team USA soccer in Tokyo Olympics...

Catching Naperville Central alum Casey Krueger, nee Short, and the U.S. women's soccer team compete live in the Tokyo Olympics will require waking up early thanks to the 14-hour time difference....

 2021-07-20 19:25 

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Comings & Goings: Downtown Lemont welcomes I&M Canal bike share, groundbreaking for Oak Forest hotel, and more...

Walmart, Sam's Clubs donate $190K to Food Depository; Raising Cane's hiring for Orland Park location; Save A Lot remodels 2 south suburban stores...

 2021-07-20 19:22 

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Waukegan officials taking serious look at ShotSpotter technology to help curb gun violence...

The council's Public Works and Infrastructure Committee listened to a presentation Monday at City Hall from ShotSpotter, Inc., a business which sells technology quickly informing law enforcement when shots are fired that could be part of the solution ...

 2021-07-20 19:19 

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Wilmette Historical Museum garden walk highlights the town's history, evolution of local landscapes...

From a lavish formal estate to a native plant garden, participants can explore five beautiful outdoor spaces at the Historic Garden Walk....

 2021-07-20 19:18 

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India's coronavirus pandemic death toll could be in the millions, making it India's worst human tragedy since Partition...

India's excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic could be a staggering 10 times the official COVID-19 toll, likely making it modern India's worst human tragedy, according to the most comprehensive research yet on the ravages of the virus in t...

 2021-07-20 19:13 

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Jalen Washington ready to 'lock in' for West Side after committing to North Carolina...

West Side senior Jalen Washington, a 6-foot-9 forward, said he enjoyed the recruiting process but is glad to have that part of his basketball career in the rearview mirror....

 2021-07-20 19:12 

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Woman rescued by Naperville firefighters after her car veered into a retention pond...

Naperville Fire Department's water rescue team pulled a woman from a vehicle driven into a retention pond Monday morning, according to Scott Salela, division chief with the department....

 2021-07-20 19:10 

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Fugitive suspected in slaying of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams outside a West Side McDonald's arrested by FBI...

A man who allegedly opened fire with an AK-47 in the killing of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams at a West Side McDonald's drive-thru in April was arrested by the FBI this week after a three-month manhunt....

 2021-07-20 19:00 

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A house race in Cleveland captures the Democrats' generational divide...

Democrats say there is little broader significance to this individual House primary contest, one that pits two Black women against each other in a safe Democratic district that had been represented by Marcia Fudge before she was confirmed as President Joe...

 2021-07-20 18:54 

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Elgin's U-46 district making masks mandatory for kindergarten, elementary school children, optional for older students...

Face masks will be mandatory for District U-46 pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and elementary school students when classes resume next month but optional — although strongly recommended — for middle and high school students....

 2021-07-20 18:53 

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Merrillville man charged with shooting co-worker's husband 11 times in car parts store parking lot...

He told Hagan who he was. As the man backed off, Hagan racked his gun and fired a live round, charges state....

 2021-07-20 18:48 

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Federal court nixes Indiana's voter registration purge law...

The appeals court disparaged the law adopted by the Republican-dominated Legislature as an attempt to get around court rulings against a similar 2017 law....

 2021-07-20 18:45 

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Belgium's king, queen lead day of mourning for flood victims; overall death toll hits 201...

Belgium's king and queen visited the flood-stricken town of Verviers to lead the nation in a minute of silence Tuesday to remember those who died in the flooding....

 2021-07-20 18:44 

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Northbrook students to collect donations for local kids this weekend...

A group of Northbrook area college and high school students are working to help local children in need....

 2021-07-20 18:43 

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Chicago expands travel advisory again and mayor warns restrictions could return as COVID-19 numbers creep up...

Florida, Louisiana, Nevada and the U.S. Virgin Islands are now on Chicago's travel advisory....

 2021-07-20 18:39 

Chicago Tribune

Bipartisan infrastructure deal senators brokered with President Biden in peril as GOP threatens filibuster...

The bipartisan infrastructure deal senators brokered with President Joe Biden is hanging precariously ahead of a crucial Wednesday test vote as senators struggle over how to pay for nearly $1 trillion in public works spending....

 2021-07-20 18:39 

Chicago Tribune

Liquor license sought by Japanese restaurant set to open along Route 59 in Aurora...

Aurora aldermen are looking at creating a liquor license for a new Japanese restaurant set to open along Route 59....

 2021-07-20 18:33 

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Park Ridge police: Jewelry discovered missing from home after visitors arrive with fruit, ask to see garden...

The following items were taken from the Park Ridge Police Department bulletin. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt....

 2021-07-20 18:30 

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Crown Point man charged in 3 a.m. highway shooting...

A woman told Highland detectives she was riding in a car with Espinoza on I-80/94 near Kennedy Avenue around 3 a.m. July 15 when he "began to act and talk crazy."...

 2021-07-20 18:17 

Chicago Tribune

'Do I really sound like that?' you wonder, wincing. Yes, you do. Here's why....

Part of this auditory contrast: people think their voice is deeper and richer than what it actually sounds like. I thought I sounded like Barry White. I actually sound like Barry Gibb....

 2021-07-20 18:17 

Chicago Tribune

American English will rock the park in Rosemont...

Beatles fans will hear many of their favorite tunes when tribute band American English performs on Aug. 5 at Parkway Bank Park in Rosemont as part of the "Rockin in the Park" free concert series....

 2021-07-20 18:15 

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Harvey Weinstein's extradition fight ends with transfer to California; will face more sexual assault charges...

New York prison officials handed over convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein for transport to California on Tuesday to face additional sexual assault charges....

 2021-07-20 18:12 

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How an unproven Alzheimer's drug got approved...

Two months before the Food and Drug Administration's deadline to decide whether to approve Biogen's controversial Alzheimer's drug aducanumab, a council of senior agency officials resoundingly agreed that there wasn't enough evidence it wo...

 2021-07-20 18:08 

Chicago Tribune

Lincolnwood police: More than $5,000 in tools reported stolen in garage burglary...

The following items were taken from Lincolnwood Police Department reports. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt....

 2021-07-20 18:06 

Chicago Tribune

Niles police: Catalytic converters reported stolen from eight cars; jewelry and cash stolen in home break-in...

The following items were taken from the Niles Police Department reports. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt....

 2021-07-20 18:04 

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A year after transferring from Montini, Princeton recruit Taylor Charles takes over as Burlington Central's leader: 'I'm super excited.'...

When Taylor Charles transferred last year from Montini to Burlington Central, she never truly got to bond with her teammates....

 2021-07-20 17:58 

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'Back to reality': Antioch football enters a new era as star quarterback Athan Kaliakmanis begins his college career at Minnesota...

Antioch coach Brian Glashagel is looking forward to handing out jersey numbers. It's become a rite of passage that signals the start of the football season. But the annual tradition takes on a new meaning this summer....

 2021-07-20 17:56 

Chicago Tribune

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha amid shadow of COVID-19 pandemic with precautions in place...

Muslims around the world were observing Eid al-Adha Tuesday, yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic....

 2021-07-20 17:46 

Chicago Tribune

McDonald's restaurant coming to vacant Franklin Park lot...

A new McDonald's will be built on a vacant lot in Franklin Park....

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