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WEATHER: The Monday evening @accuweather  forecast: • Mainly clear tonight. • Beautiful Tuesday and Wednesday with sunshine and patchy clouds. Humidity will remain low. • Heat returns Thursday and Friday.

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A veteran school administrator will oversee the Chicago Public Schools system as the search continues for a permanent CEO, @ssmiller  reports.

Juneteenth -- which celebrates the end of slavery in the U.S. -- will be a paid city holiday beginning in 2022, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced.

The FBI is seeking information after a kidnapping was observed by witnesses early today in the north central Illinois community of Peru.

Aurora's police chief announces her retirement later this summer.

A 28-year-old Portage, Indiana man drowned over the weekend in Lake Michigan after he helped a woman to safety.

As Illinois fully reopened, police had their hands full at a north suburban amusement park.

A west suburban nurse is helping to organize a fundraiser to buy cameras that can help parents monitor newborns at the hospital, @KHQARachel  reports.

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BREAKING: Illinois health officials announced Friday a case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Chicago.

An outbreak that led to 15 people testing positive for COVID-19 has been traced back to a birthday party thrown for a cat.

Just after 2 a.m today, two males approached a group standing on the sidewalk in Chatham on the South Side and opened fire, killing one and wounding nine others.

The Republican hoping to unseat Sen. Dick Durbin in the fall says he's disappointed in the way the Catholic Church has pulled back on in-person services and confession during the viral outbreak; Mark Curran considers them 'essential' ... @ChicagoFile 

Chicago police are looking for the dirt bike rider who struck a cop over the weekend ...

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The 'Tamale Guy' Claudio Velez is in the ICU on a ventilator after testing positive for coronavirus and his family has set up a GoFundMe to help pay his hospital bills.

BREAKING: The Columbus statue is indeed coming down in Grant Park. Crews are on the scene and rope is on the statue.

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