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Chicago Ald. Jim Gardiner’s alleged conduct prompts FBI probe, sources say

War over in Afghanistan, but contractor from Lombard is still held captive. His anguished family asks: ‘When does it get to be Mark’s turn?’

Byron’s nuclear plant has generated jobs and revenue for decades. Now its future is on the line in Springfield: ‘We’re pawns in a big chess game’

CPS’s COVID-19 case tracker under fire: ‘The information on there is not accurate’

8 people victimized in 3 armed robberies in River North in about 30 minutes early Thursday, 1 person shot

At least 64 people were shot, 7 of them fatally, in weekend gun violence in Chicago. 9 juveniles were among the wounded, police said

Low-income parents seeking employment can get free child care under COVID-19 relief measures announced by Gov. J.B. Pritzker

Some parents call CPS reopening ‘chaotic,’ demand a remote learning option for everyone

Chicago removes Connecticut and Washington, D.C., from COVID-19 travel advisory


79th Street shooting, per Chicago Police: Attendees of a funeral exchanged gunfire with people in a vehicle. Person of interest being questioned. At this time, 14 adults are being treated at area hospitals. 60 shell casings on the scene. Updates here:

Citing threats, Mayor Lori Lightfoot defends ban on protesters on her block: ‘I have a right to make sure that my home is secure'

Kenosha officer who shot Jacob Blake suspended after his gun was stolen

CDC: Teen gave COVID-19 to 11 relatives across 4 states, including Illinois, during a family vacation. Case is a cautionary tale as holidays approach, experts say.

Illinois becomes first state to ban police from lying to minors during interrogations

Oak Lawn woman arrested in Hawaii after showing misspelled ‘Maderna’ COVID-19 vaccination ID card, court records show

Chicago rapper G Herbo pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges, faces up to 6 years in prison