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Something you should never make with other passengers while riding on the L or a CTA bus. Find this and more examples of “Chicago-speak” in “Chicago-pedia":

If your kids crave entertainment — be it exercise, knowledge or social interaction — here’s a list of activities you can do with your kids at home this weekend.

LETTERS: Lifting the ban on rent control, a no-evictions policy and hiring parents to clean schools are among the steps that the Board of Education can support.

In one way, Chicago is very lucky. Our mayor does not play. At least for now, neither can we, @MediaDervish  writes.

Rep. Sonya Harper's push to allow pot deliveries in the wake of the coronavirus crisis comes two weeks after officials allowed retailers to temporarily sell medical marijuana outside stores to protect patients who may be susceptible to COVID-19.

“My family and I are asking for privacy at this time,” Joe Diffie said in the statement. “We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic.”

With the band's new album, Deeper wants you to feel alive again and injects the right amount of energy to make that happen.

Lowery, 98, died Friday at home in Atlanta, surrounded by family members, they said in a statement. He died from natural causes unrelated to the coronavirus outbreak.

The first coronavirus case had yet to surface at the Cook County Jail one week ago, when the public defender began her push for the release of at-risk inmates. By Friday, 38 cases had been confirmed there, and judges were considering who should go free.

Are the days in self-quarantine starting to drag? Here’s a list of fun and enriching activities you can do with your kids while you’re at home.


A man charged with strangling a 19-year-old University of Illinois at Chicago student in a campus parking garage allegedly became angry and put her into a chokehold when she refused to talk to him or acknowledge his catcalls as she walked back to her car.

BREAKING: Embattled R&B superstar R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County Friday morning, records show.

Not even a little rain could stop these K-Pop stars from delivering an elaborate, explosive and dazzling show that warmed the hearts of the outdoor stadium.

The global pop music phenomenon BTS revealed the name of their new single in a teaser video released Sunday. The song is titled “Boy With Luv” and features another pop artist, reports.

JUST IN: Recreational marijuana will officially be legal Jan. 1 in Illinois after Gov. JB Pritzker signed the bill into law Tuesday morning.

It is with a heavy heart we report that legendary film critic Roger Ebert@ebertchicago ) has passed away

The 44-year-old, who went to prison for 12 years as a teenager for murder, became the 20th person to be exonerated based on allegations he was framed by retired Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara.

#BREAKING: Tammy Duckworth gives birth to girl: First senator to have baby while in office, @lynnsweet  reports.

JUST IN: Sources out of Cleveland say #Bulls  Jimmy Butler will push for trade to #Cavaliers 

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Mark your calendars, superfans: tickets go on sale March 1.