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AP SOURCES: MLB PLAYERS WANT MORE GAMES AND NO MORE SALARY CUTS IF THE SEASON RESTARTS

Baseball players appeared likely to propose increasing the number of regular-season games this year while holding to their demand for...

DIVVY BIKER THROWN ONTO ANOTHER CAR AFTER STOLEN SUV WITH 16-YEAR-OLD BEHIND THE WHEEL PLOWS INTO HIM IN WEST TOWN

A 16-year-old boy was behind the wheel of a speeding stolen sport-utility vehicle when it slammed into a bicyclist, hurling him onto...

 
 
 

DO NOT ASK TO SEE ILLINOIS FOOTBALL COACH LOVIE SMITH'S QUARANTINE BEARD

Love Smith shocked Illini Nation with a picture on Twitter of his clean-shaven visage. Like a timeless Sports Illustrated cover, no...

FORMER HINSDALE HOME OF EX-BLACKHAWKS COACH AND SITE OF STANLEY CUP TOILET PAPER HIGH JINKS LISTS FOR $2.6 MILLION

The mansion, which Joel Quenneville rented, was a gathering site for Blackhawks fans, who adorned it in toilet paper to mark Stanley...

 
 
 

STAFFER AT SPRINGFIELD CONVENTION CENTER WHERE STATE HOUSE MET TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

A worker at the Springfield convention center where the Illinois House convened for a special session last week has tested positive...

BLACKHAWKS OFFER SEASON TICKET HOLDERS A FULL REFUND OR CREDIT - WITH A PERK - FOR GAMES LOST TO THE CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWN

The Chicago Blackhawks will refund season ticket holders for the unplayed games from the regular season - or they'll sweeten the pot...

 
 
 

COMPTROLLER SUSANA MENDOZA MAKES CLEAR HOW MUCH LEGISLATORS WILL BE GETTING IN PAY RAISES THIS YEAR: ‘ZERO'

State Comptroller Susana Mendoza released a video Wednesday declaring that legislators won't be getting raises in the budget year that...

'UNUSUAL' GROUP FIGHT BREAKS OUT AT NILES CEMETERY; POLICE IDENTIFY GANG MEMBER, SUSPECTED ILLEGAL DRUGS

A report of a fight inside a Niles cemetery drew a large police response last week, but yielded no arrests as officers were unable...

 
 
 

IN ‘GRIM MILESTONE,' COOK COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE TOPS 2019 CASELOAD WITH MORE THAN 6,600 CASES THIS YEAR - OVER HALF FROM THE CORONAVIRUS

The toll of Cook County's death investigations during the first five months of 2020 already has surpassed last year's total medical...

BOEING CUTS 12,000 WORKERS; CEO SAYS CORONAVIRUS MEANS ‘FEWER JOBS ON OUR LINES AND IN OUR OFFICE'

Chicago-based Boeing will lay off 6,770 U.S. employees this week, and another 5,520 workers are taking buyout offers to leave voluntarily...

 
 
 

CROWD THROWS BOTTLES AT CHICAGO COPS AS THEY MAKE ARREST NEAR WHERE 5-YEAR-OLD GIRL WAS WOUNDED IN DRIVE-BY SHOOTING, POLICE SAY

A crowd threw bottles and cursed at Chicago police officers as they arrested an 18-year-old man on gun charges Tuesday night near where...

MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT'S ADMINISTRATION OUTLINES CHICAGO'S RULES FOR OUTDOOR DINING, OFFICE CAPACITY UNDER NEXT PHASE OF CITY'S CORONAVIRUS REOPENING

With desperate Chicago restaurants set to be allowed to host outdoor diners within weeks under the next phase of Mayor Lori Lightfoot's...

 
 
 

CHICAGO SETS DATE FOR CITYWIDE VIRTUAL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CEREMONY FEATURING OPRAH WINFREY, ‘HAMILTON' STAR MIGUEL CERVANTES, KATIE KADAN OF ‘THE VOICE'

The ceremony will also feature performances by Chicago seniors and a valedictorian speech written and performed by students from schools...

MORE BUSINESSES ARE OPENING UP IN ILLINOIS FRIDAY: TELL US ABOUT YOUR PLANS

With much of Illinois - big exception is the City of Chicago - moving to Phase 3 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's plan to reopen the state more...

 
 
 

CHICAGO RESTAURANTS TEST COVID-19 SURCHARGES AS COSTS MOUNT, BUT CUSTOMER BACKLASH FORCES ONE TO RETREAT

Some Chicago restaurants, including Lettuce Entertain You and Boka group, are implementing COVID-19 surcharges.

WOMAN SERIOUSLY WOUNDED, TEENAGE BOY ALSO INJURED IN SHOOTINGS WEDNESDAY MORNING ON NORTHWEST SIDE

At least two people were shot Wednesday morning following a violent Memorial Day weekend when at least 50 people were shot, police...

 
 
 

JURY TRIALS AGAIN PUT OFF AT FEDERAL COURT IN CHICAGO

Jury trials at Chicago's federal courthouse will not resume until at least Aug. 3, Chief Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer has ordered.

DISNEY WANTS TO REOPEN MAGIC KINGDOM AND ANIMAL KINGDOM JULY 11. SEAWORLD PLANS PUBLIC REOPENING JUNE 11. EXPECT TO WEAR FACE MASKS

Walt Disney World is planning a phased reopening with the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom reopening July 11 followed by Epcot and...

 
 
 

WALMART TEAMS WITH THREDUP TO SELL USED CLOTHING ONLINE

Walmart is teaming up with online resale site ThredUP.com to offer nearly 750,000 items of used women's and children's clothing and...

SINCE CORONAVIRUS SHUT DOWN CHICAGO SCHOOLS, TEACHERS HAVE HAD NO CONTACT WITH AT LEAST 2,200 STUDENTS; ENGAGEMENT LOWER AMONG BLACK AND LATINO PUPILS

Since remote learning began, eighth-graders have been the most engaged in Chicago Public Schools, but in high school, only half the...

 
 
 



3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The police department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to make a movie on a space station

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to make a movie on a space station

NASA is rolling out the International Space Station's red carpet for Tom Cruise to make a movie in orbit. Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Dozens of people protested in Sacramento Wednesday night against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Texas officials fighting to block widespread mail-in voting during the pandemic claimed victory after the state's highest court ruled Wednesday that a lack of immunity to the... Read more ...