David Struett is a wire reporter covering breaking news.
Around 15,000 cyclists registered for the annual Bike the Drive, where Lake Shore’s ramps are closed to allow cyclists to enjoy the road without the roar and danger of drivers.
Chicago firefighter who died after house fire near O’Hare remembered by colleagues: ‘You never want to lose a brother’
Lt. Kevin Ward is the third Chicago Fire Department member to die in the line of duty this year. “We haven’t healed from the last few deaths we’ve had,” Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt said. “We continue to try to lift each other up, but it’s hard when it keeps happening.”
A 3,000-square feet addition to the satellite campus will be called the Community Center for Teaching and Learning. Besides boosting student capacity by 50% to 2,000, the community center will also serve as an events space.
At a hearing in Waukegan, Judge George Strickland ruled against Robert Crimo Jr.’s motion to dismiss charges of reckless conduct for helping his son obtain a gun license even though the then-19-year-old had threatened violence.
Cooler temperatures Sunday made for better running and cycling conditions. As a precaution, the swimming event was canceled as waves of 3 to 6 feet were predicted.
Vendors protested a plan to pause the popular market this week. A street closure permit was approved through the end of October, and the market operated as usual.
The Logan Square Chamber of Commerce said the market is back on in an email Friday morning.
The Night Ministry, in a van with a nurse practitioner and three staff members, made the rounds on one of the hottest days of the year. They made sure the people who live on the streets had essentials to survive.