Melvin Van Peebles, godfather of Black cinema, dies at 89

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melvin van peebles the groundbreaking playwright musician and movie director whose work ushered in the blaxploitation wave of the 1970s and influenced filmmakers long after has died he was 89

Chicago Bears QB Justin Fields to make 1st NFL start against Cleveland Browns Sunday

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chicago bears rookie quarterback justin fields will get his first start in the nfl on sunday against the cleveland browns

Chicago Weather: Waves up to 18 feet forecast in Lake Michigan

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people need to be very careful near the lakefront wednesday

Naperville North High School on lockdown, start of school day postponed due to threat

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students are being warned to stay away from naperville north high school due to a threat against the building

Guinness announces plan to open brewery, taproom in West Loop

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it will be the second guinness taproom and brewery in the country with the first in baltimore maryland

Chicago White Sox could clinch division championship with win over Detroit Tigers, Cleveland loss

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the south siders are poised to return to the mlb playoffs and could clinch their spot tuesday

Chicago shooting in Chatham kills 15-year-old boy, CPD says

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a 15 year old simeon student was shot and killed in chatham tuesday afternoon

Chicagohenge 2021 dates: When sunrise, sunset will align with Chicago skyscrapers

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twice a year we are treated to chicagohenge a special alignment of the sun and our beautiful city buildings

Man, 32, hurt in River North stabbing, Chicago Police say

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man stabbed inside a river north eatery according to chicago police

Sec. of Education Miguel Cardona, Gov. Pritzker tour National Blue Ribbon School in Palatine

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18 illinois schools named 2021 national blue ribbon award recipients

Biden aims to enlist allies in tackling climate, COVID in United Nations address - WATCH LIVE

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biden will use his first address before the u n general assembly to reassure the world of american leadership on the global stage

2nd dose of J&J COVID-19 vaccine after 2 months results in 94% protection, company says

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the new data announced in a press release adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that booster shots could enhance vaccine protection against breakthrough infections

DePaul University student stabbed while fighting off robbers off-campus in Lincoln Park, police say

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the victim tried to fight off the robbers when he was stabbed according to police

Come get a taste of Havana with Casa Cubana

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casa cubana in raleigh north carolina is bringing home style cuban food to the community

Body matching Gabby Petito found in Grand Teton; Brian Laundrie still missing in Florida

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just after 10 a m monday police and fbi agents swarmed the florida home brian laundrie shared with his parents

Pfizer says COVID vaccine safe, effective for kids ages 5 to 11

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data shows the pfizer and biontech covid 19 vaccine is safe and effective for children ages 5 to 11 the companies announced monday morning

Gabby Petito: Timeline of everything we know about her disappearance

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gabby petito and her boyfriend brian laundrie went on a cross country trip but only her boyfriend returned

Military aircraft crashes near Fort Worth, injuring at least 2 people

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multiple homes were damaged when the aircraft went down sunday morning in a lake worth texas neighborhood

Searches continue for Gabby Petito and fiancé, who disappeared after returning home from road trip

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as local and federal agencies search for gabby petito in a rocky mountain national park law enforcement are also working to find her fiance brian laundrie who his family says has not been seen...

Chicago Bears take on Cincinnati Bengals in home opener at Soldier Field

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the chicago bears will face off against the cincinnati bengals sunday in their season home opener

Elgin man charged in Kane County hit-and-run that injured 72-year-old motorcyclist

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a jeep rear ended a motorcycle at illinois route 25 and gilbert street monday seriously injuring a 72 year old biker

Search underway for missing swimmer at Clark Street Beach; several already rescued, officials say

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fire officials said several swimmers were rescued from strong rip currents at clark street beach but believe one person is still missing

Authorities search vast nature reserve for Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito family claims he is hiding

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police say his family believes he entered the area earlier this week

Massive fire destroys Burr Ridge home, estimated half-million in damage, officials say

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flames could be seen shooting from the roof of the 5 thousand square foot burr ridge house

River North bar employee wounded in shooting, Chicago police say

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chicago police said the suspect opened fire after being denied access to the bar

Robert Durst verdict: Real-estate heir found guilty in murder of Susan Berman

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prosecutors said durst killed his friend susan berman in her los angeles home to prevent her from providing information that linked him to the murder of his wife in 1982

Café Tinto keeps Colombian food, culture alive in Philly

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cafe tinto is a bakery keeping colombian food culture alive in philadelphia

Windy City Weekend: Rock and Roll Hall-of-Fame drummer talks about legendary career and more

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weekend events bridezilla or not and more with val and ryan

Aurora police evacuating retirement home after vehicle hits gas line

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aurora police are evacuating a retirement community after a vehicle struck a gas line friday morning

Modular homes reshape future of Chicago affordable housing as Latino buyers snap them up

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when it comes to buying homes latinos especially younger ones are shaping the future

Sears closing Woodfield Mall store in Schaumburg, its last in Illinois

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sears has such a deep history not only in illinois but in the history of retail it was really a trendsetter in many ways it was a giant of its time

Gary school gets $30K donation of laptops from Redefined Fitness in Wilmette

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after the covid pandemic sent students home and exposed major technology gaps in many neighborhoods a school in gary received a massive donation of much needed hardware

Aurora hosts Mexican Independence Day celebration

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the city of aurora is flying the mexican flag at one aurora plaza in honor of mexican independence day and hispanic heritage month

Chicago police officer struck while directing traffic in Loop

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a chicago police officer has been transported to the hospital after being struck while directing traffic in the loop thursday morning

SpaceX makes history launching an all-civilian crew into outer space without an astronaut onboard

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it was the first time a spacecraft circled earth with an all amateur crew and no professional astronauts

I-57 shooting: Woman shot in back near 159th Street in Markham

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a woman was shot in the back while driving on i 57 in south suburban markham thursday morning illinois state police said

Edward James Olmos helps take filmmaking to California classrooms to build lifelong learners

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the latino film institute co founded by edward james olmos is taking filmmaking to classrooms across california

Justice Department asks judge to block Texas from enforcing abortion law

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under the texas law someone could bring a lawsuit even if they have no connection to the woman getting an abortion

Chicago attack: Disabled man beaten to death leaving Pilsen soup kitchen

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a disabled man was beaten to death in an alley behind a pilsen church after eating in its soup kitchen last week

Mayor Lori Lightfoot introduces ordinance to allow Chicago to sue gang leaders

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we have to push back against these violent criminal gangs and we have to take their blood money that they are profiting from killing our children our elders and others lightfoot said

Navy Pier to host free Chicago Live Again with performances from CSO, Lyric Opera

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navy pier announced tuesday that the chicago performing arts community will come together for a special free two day event later this month

Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 4,660 cases, 40 deaths

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illinois public health officials reported 4 660 new confirmed and probable cases of covid 19 and 40 related deaths tuesday

California ski resort changes name to remove word deemed racist, misogynist

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the popular ski resort whose name included a derogatory term for native american women changed its name to palisades tahoe

Right-wing protestors plan Saturday rally at US Capitol in attempt to change Jan. 6 narrative

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allies of former president donald trump are calling those charged in the jan 6 riot at the u s capitol political prisoners

Met Gala returns with star power after pandemic delay

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thanks to the pandemic the 2020 met gala and its fashion parade was pushed from its traditional may berth and morphed this year into a two part affair that kicks off monday night with a mini...

Plainfield water update: Boil order remains in effect as village officials await test results

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the village of plainfield remains under a boil water order monday after e coli bacteria was detected in the water supply last week

Chicago Police Department to hold in-person police officer entry exams

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do you have what it takes to be a chicago police officer

Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 1,691 cases, 4 deaths

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illinois public health officials reported 1 691 new confirmed and probable cases of covid 19 and four related deaths monday

Chicago area parents concerned over COVID-19 cases push for remote learning option in schools

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some parents in chicago and the suburbs are calling for remote learning options as some children are sent home to quarantine

Specialty apple cider doughnuts available for limited time at Krispy Kreme

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krispy kreme has three new doughnut flavors available this week