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Local author strikes Netflix deal

Local author strikes Netflix deal

April 5, 2019

Mary Kubica, a suburban Chicago resident, is taking her work to the big screen with her upcoming novel “The Other Mrs.,” which has been acquired by Netflix for a film to be released in 2020. Kubica is a N...

Controversial Lincoln Yards development moving forward

Controversial Lincoln Yards development moving forward

April 5, 2019

The Lincoln Yards development planned for 55 acres of former industrial property between Bucktown and Lincoln Park has undergone many changes since developer Sterling Bay’s initial proposal last May. It ha...

Chicago ‘to bring in the light’

Chicago ‘to bring in the light’

April 5, 2019

While it may be short-lived, Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot is enjoying a political honeymoon after a landslide victory over Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, making Chicago the first major U.S. c...

Mueller Report protestors in Federal Plaza

Mueller Report protestors in Federal Plaza

April 4, 2019

Protestors took to Federal Plaza, S. Dearborn St., to demand the release of the Mueller Report. The Mueller Report was a two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. ...

Chicago elects Lori Lightfoot to be first black female mayor

April 2, 2019

In a landslide victory, former Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot will become the first black female and openly gay mayor of Chicago. “I’m here because my personal and professional experiences...

Fraternal Order of Police supporters clash with counter-protestors amidst calls for resignation of Kim Foxx

Fraternal Order of Police supporters clash with counter-protestors amidst calls for resignation of Kim Foxx

April 1, 2019

Members and supporters of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) were met with fierce counter-protesters April 1 outside the George W. Dunne Cook County Office Building, 69 W. Washington St. Pro-FOP demonstrators...

Toni Preckwinkle: ‘I know the energy of young people’

Toni Preckwinkle: ‘I know the energy of young people’

March 22, 2019

Toni Preckwinkle wants to continue delivering progressive change to Chicagoans, if elected mayor in the April 2 runoff. Preckwinkle said she pushed to revamp ailing communites during her 28 years in civi...

Lori Lightfoot to build a Chicago where young people thrive

Lori Lightfoot to build a Chicago where young people thrive

March 22, 2019

In an election that pits experience against the need for change, Chicagoans will elect the first black woman mayor on April 2. Former Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot will face off against Co...

Chicago youth advocate for change during global Youth Climate Strike

Chicago youth advocate for change during global Youth Climate Strike

March 22, 2019

Chicago area high school students added their voices to the worldwide protest against Climate Change recently, crowding downtown's Federal Plaza as part of the global Youth Climate Strike. At the pl...

Trump proposed 2020 budget could be end of subsidized loans

Trump proposed 2020 budget could be end of subsidized loans

March 22, 2019

Freshman game art major Dayanara Ocampo and her family are scared to take out student loans. But because her family is paying for her sister's medical bills, she may soon have no choice. The p...

Illinois Supreme Court denies new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke

Illinois Supreme Court denies new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke

March 20, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court denied a petition by Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Special Prosecutor Joseph McMahon to resentence Jason Van Dyke, whom Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced to 81 months in p...

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