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‘Chance the Snapper’ snatched

‘Chance the Snapper’ snatched

July 10, 2019

Witnesses spotted what they said was an alligator wading in the Humboldt Park Lagoon as early as Tuesday morning. One onlooker was quick enough to capture a photo,​ and Chicago officials lat...

12 park platforms are celebrating Chicago’s diverse community

12 park platforms are celebrating Chicago’s diverse community

July 8, 2019

Platforms placed in parks throughout the city are drawing Chicagoans to gather, perform, discuss and create ideas including a celebration of the 50 year anniversary of Pride. Twelve parks on the North...

USWNT win fourth World Cup title

USWNT win fourth World Cup title

July 7, 2019

Soccer fans gathered in Lincoln Park Sunday to see the United States Women's National Team take home their fourth World Cup title. The United States took on the Netherlands at Parc Olympique Lyon...

Pete Buttigieg addresses building trust with black voters on campaign trail

Pete Buttigieg addresses building trust with black voters on campaign trail

July 2, 2019

After a police shooting shadowed South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s time on the Democratic presidential primary debate stage, Buttigieg is attempting to earn trust with black Americans o...

‘A president can do it all by herself’: Warren talks big structural changes

‘A president can do it all by herself’: Warren talks big structural changes

June 29, 2019

Still hot off the debate stage, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made a campaign pit stop in Chicago for a town hall Friday night where she outlined many of her policy plans. But Warren also provide...

Joe Biden defends his civil rights record

Joe Biden defends his civil rights record

June 28, 2019

A day after California Sen. Kamala Harris called out former Vice President Joe Biden during Thursday night’s presidential primary debate for his opposition in the ‘70s to busing, which helped to...

Three ‘food fight’ moments during night two of the Democratic primary debates

Three ‘food fight’ moments during night two of the Democratic primary debates

June 28, 2019

      Amid cringe-worthy moments from Thursday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, were numerous bickering matches between big-name candidates who took aim at each o...

Five key moments from night one of the Democratic primary debates

Five key moments from night one of the Democratic primary debates

June 27, 2019

      From awkward Spanish to shouting matches over an obscure section of the U.S. Code many viewers probably hadn’t heard of, night one of the Democratic presidential primary...

Juneteenth Celebrations at Pritzker Park

Juneteenth Celebrations at Pritzker Park

June 19, 2019

Crowds gathered in Pritzker Park, 310 S. State St., Wednesday, June 19 to celebrate Juneteenth—a day that commemorates the 1865 emancipation of slaves in the southern United States. LaCreshia Birts, coor...

2020 presidential candidates cheat sheet

2020 presidential candidates cheat sheet

June 13, 2019

In two months, more than a dozen candidates have announced their bids for the 2020 presidential election. Many of those on the Democratic side would be firsts if elected, including the first Hindu ...

Green Line train derails in Bronzeville

Green Line train derails in Bronzeville

June 6, 2019

  Around 11 a.m. this morning, a Green Line "L" train derailed near the 47th Street stop, authorities said. Firefighters helped evacuate approximately 30 people off the four-car train using a hydraulic ...

House bill could help transgender and undocumented students

House bill could help transgender and undocumented students

May 31, 2019

Some transgender and undocumented students have difficulty acquiring government funding to pay for higher education, but an Illinois House bill could make it easier. The Retention of Illinois St...

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