Illinois State News http://feed.informer.com/digests/QBDAIWQSPC/feeder Illinois State News Respective post owners and feed distributors Wed, 19 Aug 2020 18:21:17 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Chicago’s Billy Goat Tavern owner Sam Sianis won’t retire, no matter the challenges of the pandemic era https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-six-months-coronavirus-billy-goat-bar-chicago-20200918-5kxaecmo2fgcjarhimjjs4hz5q-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:3c618f4c-c421-d156-c14b-3ced0227d69b Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:37:56 +0000 Sianis is in the age group at greatest risk for severe illness from COVID-19, like many of Chicago's longtime owners of iconic restaurants. <p>Sianis is in the age group at greatest risk for severe illness from COVID-19, like many of Chicago's longtime owners of iconic restaurants.</p> As they focused on others with COVID-19 and refused to walk away, Illinois health care workers bore the brunt of pandemic’s fury https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-100-dead-healthcare-workers-20200918-dmclrrdlb5bvxg56tdremsbclu-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:3ebd5c5c-f4a3-7f14-11aa-a7b71ade3efb Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:23:07 +0000 The Tribune has identified and interviewed the families of nearly 50 deceased health care workers in Illinois to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism. <p>The Tribune has identified and interviewed the families of nearly 50 deceased health care workers in Illinois to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism.</p> Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,120 new known COVID-19 cases reported as Gov. Pritzker says bars and indoor dining can return in Will and Kankakee counties as positivity rate falls https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200918-bgclqlimevekna3zddcm3dcn24-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:2c364d1a-e4cc-298a-b47c-a3e235b92bdd Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:12:56 +0000 Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois. <p>Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.</p> Woman whose severed head found in luggage in Markham identified by coroner’s office https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-ladawndra-ellington-identified-20200918-qgpmtgteevez7filpufeb5zkau-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:74e785d6-5d76-244a-f525-5be5cbf591ed Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:07:48 +0000 The identity of a 31-year-old woman whose remains were stuffed in duffel bags and brought to Chicago by the murder suspect aboard a Greyhound bus have been released. <p>The identity of a 31-year-old woman whose remains were stuffed in duffel bags and brought to Chicago by the murder suspect aboard a Greyhound bus have been released.</p> COVID-19′s toll on Illinois' health care field: A memorial to 44 of those who died https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-cb-health-care-workers-who-died-of-covid-20200918-wl2e6ilfo5fxlnn3eoxddwq4dy-htmlstory.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:b1d4a89b-f0ec-adbf-67ce-83c177a22abf Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:05:38 +0000 More than 100 lives of professionals working in the health care field have died in Illinois since COVID-19 began its deadly march through the state in March, according to public health officials, who said the exact figure is likely higher. They include nurses, doctors, medical assistants, technicians, therapists and other support staff who clean rooms, serve food and provide security. They worked in hospitals, nursing homes, private offices or on ambulance crews and in homes as health aides. Most were minorities. The Tribune has identified and interviewed dozens of families to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism. <p>More than 100 lives of professionals working in the health care field have died in Illinois since COVID-19 began its deadly march through the state in March, according to public health officials, who said the exact figure is likely higher. They include nurses, doctors, medical assistants, technicians, therapists and other support staff who clean rooms, serve food and provide security. They worked in hospitals, nursing homes, private offices or on ambulance crews and in homes as health aides. Most were minorities. The Tribune has identified and interviewed dozens of families to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism.</p> Chicago’s history of systemic racism blamed for nearly 9-year life expectancy gap between Black and white residents in new report https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-public-health-racial-disparity-plan-20200917-zvru5krchjg5papehdon3h52aq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:e80e1eb0-f0c5-3262-cfc8-18bc10661aab Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:00:08 +0000 In a report released Thursday, Chicago health officials starkly stated the cause of a growing life expectancy gap between Black and white residents: decades of segregation and systemic racism. <p>In a report released Thursday, Chicago health officials starkly stated the cause of a growing life expectancy gap between Black and white residents: decades of segregation and systemic racism.</p> As they focused on others with COVID-19 and refused to walk away, Illinois health care workers bore the brunt of pandemic’s fury https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-100-dead-healthcare-workers-20200918-dmclrrdlb5bvxg56tdremsbclu-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:2b1ef55b-3148-07c8-6f4c-1a9b0fb359b0 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:50:21 +0000 The Tribune has identified and interviewed the families of nearly 50 deceased health care workers in Illinois to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism. <p>The Tribune has identified and interviewed the families of nearly 50 deceased health care workers in Illinois to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism.</p> Saving the Little Village Discount Mall https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-viz-discount-mall-little-village-photos-20200918-dw5leggwvrhfhbxql2dvsruefy-photogallery.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:0b03b0f5-bd0d-4a24-c080-b4d36571a9b0 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:45:22 +0000 The Discount Mall in Little Village is home to more than 100 family-owned shops and has been open in the Little Village Plaza for nearly three decades. As hundreds celebrated Mexico’s Independence Day in Little Village, a group of vendors from the mall held a rally on the sidewalk of the plaza to raise awareness of the initial potential plans of the new owner to replace the mall with chain stores, thus displacing the vendors, and raising property taxes. <p>The Discount Mall in Little Village is home to more than 100 family-owned shops and has been open in the Little Village Plaza for nearly three decades. As hundreds celebrated Mexico’s Independence Day in Little Village, a group of vendors from the mall held a rally on the sidewalk of the plaza to raise awareness of the initial potential plans of the new owner to replace the mall with chain stores, thus displacing the vendors, and raising property taxes.</p> Fair tax or tax hike? Emotional arguments project hope and fear as voters set to decide what could be Illinois’ biggest taxation shift in four decades https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-pritzker-illinois-graduated-income-tax-20200918-7tluyscekbaz7oafxnsz6a6xzy-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:ac1d783a-72fd-2ffb-149f-d937a1f4e63f Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:34:26 +0000 A proposed constitutional change that would shift Illinois to a graduated-rate income tax and replace a mandated flat-rate income tax is at the top of the Nov. 3 ballot. <p>A proposed constitutional change that would shift Illinois to a graduated-rate income tax and replace a mandated flat-rate income tax is at the top of the Nov. 3 ballot.</p> Adult obesity rates are up, reaching nearly 32% in Illinois, and the COVID-19 pandemic could push the rate higher, new report finds https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-report-high-obesity-rates-food-insecurity-20200918-2rk7ruyemrfpvh4dt5eo3rlkwm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:3d7fd6f0-3037-cbb8-c073-f941fd83f23b Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:23:19 +0000 Adult obesity rates in Illinois stood at 31.6%, with higher rates among Black and Latino adults, and food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic could put more American at risk for obesity in the future, a new study published Thursday found. <p>Adult obesity rates in Illinois stood at 31.6%, with higher rates among Black and Latino adults, and food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic could put more American at risk for obesity in the future, a new study published Thursday found.</p> Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Bars and indoor dining to return in Will and Kankakee counties as COVID-19 positivity rate comes down https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200918-bgclqlimevekna3zddcm3dcn24-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:ce9bed84-6bb5-6405-98e4-1d5c4f779bf5 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:22:53 +0000 Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois. <p>Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.</p> Column: A renowned Indian architect gets a Chicago showcase as Lincoln Park gallery celebrates Doshi’s humanistic designs https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/blair-kamin/ct-biz-doshi-exhibition-kamin-20200918-4r3ocexldbb3rn4o6gxuc4mlxi-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:a435cbbb-a408-6867-7769-c7e96f768285 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:22:49 +0000 A newly-opened exhibition in Chicago celebrates the humanistic designs of Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, his nation's first winner of the field's most prestigious honor, the Pritzker Architecture Prize. <p>A newly-opened exhibition in Chicago celebrates the humanistic designs of Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, his nation's first winner of the field's most prestigious honor, the Pritzker Architecture Prize.</p> Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Bars and indoor dining to return in Will and Kankakee counties as COVID-19 positivity rate comes down https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200918-bgclqlimevekna3zddcm3dcn24-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:e7410997-4d6e-fed8-fb01-eedfe3935e98 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:09:08 +0000 Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois. <p>Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.</p> Small plane crash lands on a road in suburban Palatine: ‘I saw a plane flying really low and expected the worst’ https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-palatine-plane-crash-into-road-chicago-20200918-yeoaa6sbpveddljg5zqrepc3cm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:17af9487-542b-8903-1438-d9627b1672e5 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:26:00 +0000 No injuries were reported in the crash of the single-engine Cessna. <p>No injuries were reported in the crash of the single-engine Cessna.</p> Motorist killed in Wauconda crash https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/ct-lns-fatal-wauconda-crash-st-0919-20200918-pw3mxomvkvh47bl5wsliof56fi-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:fa23d235-5c6d-c3e2-302e-4a96c374711e Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:23:45 +0000 First responders reported finding the box truck across both of the northbound lanes of Route 12. The passenger vehicle and the truck collided, and the driver of the passenger vehicle was ejected and found dead on the scene, officials said. <p>First responders reported finding the box truck across both of the northbound lanes of Route 12. The passenger vehicle and the truck collided, and the driver of the passenger vehicle was ejected and found dead on the scene, officials said.</p> Single-engine plane crash landing https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-viz-palatine-plane-crash-into-road-chicago-20200918-20200918-4uujurakyfbt3fsjbifvrkgpny-photogallery.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:2b396c12-a7c5-665f-8a7e-50244831cb39 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:58:43 +0000 Small plane crash lands on a road in suburban Palatine <p>Small plane crash lands on a road in suburban Palatine</p> Civilian police monitoring organization gives response on IG report that cited shortcomings in timely release of video https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-chicago-police-video-copa-response-20200918-bkeej2ypgffuphwf4rzfvufxsq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:f3f1154f-73cf-4e40-db2f-2913112553bd Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:48:44 +0000 The head of Chicago’s civilian agency that probes police misconduct pushes back against IG report some video in police use-of-force cases was not releasesd within a required 60-day period <p>The head of Chicago’s civilian agency that probes police misconduct pushes back against IG report some video in police use-of-force cases was not releasesd within a required 60-day period</p> Head of Chicago’s civilian police oversight agency offers rare pushback on city government watchdog over video releases https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-chicago-police-video-copa-response-20200918-bkeej2ypgffuphwf4rzfvufxsq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:493f0101-0532-3a6e-b536-cc9659c40b0e Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:48:44 +0000 The head of Chicago’s civilian agency that probes police misconduct pushes back against IG report some video in police use-of-force cases was not releasesd within a required 60-day period <p>The head of Chicago’s civilian agency that probes police misconduct pushes back against IG report some video in police use-of-force cases was not releasesd within a required 60-day period</p> Six months into a pandemic and dreaming about sitting at a bar again https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-six-months-coronavirus-drinking-in-bars-chicago-0918-20200918-px6y2gjra5fovkvurxxvhze5k4-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:3eff800d-8da3-f3e0-7dcf-b3a5cfb28ab4 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:26:22 +0000 Before COVID-19, we had plenty of things to take for granted; all it took was a pandemic to turn routine into longing. I really miss going to a bar. <p>Before COVID-19, we had plenty of things to take for granted; all it took was a pandemic to turn routine into longing. I really miss going to a bar.</p> Emotional arguments project hope and fear as voters set to decide what could be Illinois’ biggest taxation shift in four decades https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-pritzker-illinois-graduated-income-tax-20200918-7tluyscekbaz7oafxnsz6a6xzy-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:5d56720b-398a-48ae-4d9c-fd5c4efd7503 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:02:06 +0000 A proposed constitutional change that would shift Illinois to a graduated-rate income tax and replace a mandated flat-rate income tax is at the top of the Nov. 3 ballot. <p>A proposed constitutional change that would shift Illinois to a graduated-rate income tax and replace a mandated flat-rate income tax is at the top of the Nov. 3 ballot.</p> Fair tax or tax hike? Emotional arguments project hope and fear as voters set to decide what could be Illinois’ biggest taxation shift in four decades https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-pritzker-illinois-graduated-income-tax-20200918-7tluyscekbaz7oafxnsz6a6xzy-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:fde0a464-6393-80c1-d485-75e3d71adad9 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:02:06 +0000 A proposed constitutional change that would shift Illinois to a graduated-rate income tax and replace a mandated flat-rate income tax is at the top of the Nov. 3 ballot. <p>A proposed constitutional change that would shift Illinois to a graduated-rate income tax and replace a mandated flat-rate income tax is at the top of the Nov. 3 ballot.</p> West Side carjacking leads to juvenile getting hit, killed by vehicle on Eisenhower Expressway https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-eisenhower-crash-chicago-carjacking-20200918-bywdmwvuczfllftzkw5fdu77mi-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:a1c955c6-37c5-9dee-6a40-0a5bc083379a Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:14:40 +0000 A carjacking late Thursday on the West Side led to a fatal crash on the Eisenhower overnight, according to authorities. <p>A carjacking late Thursday on the West Side led to a fatal crash on the Eisenhower overnight, according to authorities.</p> Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Friday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200918-bgclqlimevekna3zddcm3dcn24-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:9ce9a593-ef77-8aff-61a8-f2ffc7d688ef Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:43:13 +0000 Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois. <p>Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.</p> West Side carjacking leads to fatal crash on Eisenhower https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-eisenhower-crash-chicago-carjacking-20200918-bywdmwvuczfllftzkw5fdu77mi-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:60e2b514-36fd-8076-f964-68bd67300461 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:19:30 +0000 A carjacking late Thursday on the West Side led to a fatal crash on the Eisenhower overnight, according to authorities. <p>A carjacking late Thursday on the West Side led to a fatal crash on the Eisenhower overnight, according to authorities.</p> Daywatch: COVID-19′s deadly toll on health care workers, star of Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ charged with child pornography and Southport Lanes closing for good https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-cb-daywatch-newsletter-sept18-20200918-zmlxjgz3j5dkxb5icfytkfwlla-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:7dcb3185-a143-d289-9841-b58f2e300227 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:37:33 +0000 Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day. <p>Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.</p> Emotional arguments project hope and fear as voters set to decide what could be Illinois’ biggest taxation shift in four decades https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-pritzker-illinois-graduated-income-tax-20200918-7tluyscekbaz7oafxnsz6a6xzy-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:bc8ccf32-0153-8c97-bdf1-78cf17b6b03b Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00:00 +0000 A proposed constitutional change that would shift Illinois to a graduated rate income tax could have the most lasting consequences for the state of any item on the Nov. 3 ballot. <p>A proposed constitutional change that would shift Illinois to a graduated rate income tax could have the most lasting consequences for the state of any item on the Nov. 3 ballot.</p> As they focused on others with COVID-19 and refused to walk away, Illinois health care workers bore the brunt of pandemic’s fury https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-100-dead-healthcare-workers-20200918-dmclrrdlb5bvxg56tdremsbclu-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:c0882c3d-9e3e-0c79-726d-8b091ae28bed Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00:00 +0000 The Tribune has identified and interviewed the families of nearly 50 deceased health care workers in Illinois to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism. <p>The Tribune has identified and interviewed the families of nearly 50 deceased health care workers in Illinois to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism.</p> Deadly toll of COVID-19 on health care field: A memorial to 46 of those who died https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-cb-health-care-workers-who-died-of-covid-20200918-wl2e6ilfo5fxlnn3eoxddwq4dy-htmlstory.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:4dba2838-a156-9644-dd80-db2b11b5d946 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00:00 +0000 More than 100 lives of professionals working in the health care field have died in Illinois since COVID-19 began its deadly march through the state in March, according to public health officials, who said the exact figure is likely higher. They include nurses, doctors, medical assistants, technicians, therapists and other support staff who clean rooms, serve food and provide security. They worked in hospitals, nursing homes, private offices or on ambulance crews and in homes as health aides. Most were minorities. The Tribune has identified and interviewed dozens of families to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism. <p>More than 100 lives of professionals working in the health care field have died in Illinois since COVID-19 began its deadly march through the state in March, according to public health officials, who said the exact figure is likely higher. They include nurses, doctors, medical assistants, technicians, therapists and other support staff who clean rooms, serve food and provide security. They worked in hospitals, nursing homes, private offices or on ambulance crews and in homes as health aides. Most were minorities. The Tribune has identified and interviewed dozens of families to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism.</p> Column: Trump’s coronavirus vaccine is coming … in two weeks! And it will make you more patriotic. https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/rex-huppke/ct-trump-coronavirus-vaccine-patriotic-education-racism-covid-huppke-20200918-sdeaakrm3japtco5fhu2aokpsy-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:58bba2b9-98fa-7054-e993-16021d364f67 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00:00 +0000 Trump’s coronavirus vaccine is coming ... in two weeks! And it will make you more patriotic by wiping out the parts of your brain that store negative information about America's history. <p>Trump’s coronavirus vaccine is coming ... in two weeks! And it will make you more patriotic by wiping out the parts of your brain that store negative information about America's history.</p> Small plane crash lands on a road in suburban Palatine: ‘I saw a plane flying really low and expected the worst’ https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-palatine-plane-crash-into-road-chicago-20200918-yeoaa6sbpveddljg5zqrepc3cm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:29dc8507-e2b8-a504-d135-95fbe007b813 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:53:28 +0000 No injuries were reported in the crash of the single-engine Cessna. <p>No injuries were reported in the crash of the single-engine Cessna.</p> Campaign trail tracker: Where Trump, Biden and their running mates have traveled in presidential race’s final weeks https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-viz-presidential-campaign-trail-tracker-20200917-edspdit2incbfnopchjaelp3uu-htmlstory.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:019081dd-48f7-3c91-fd63-a2a63918aa4a Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:37:53 +0000 In the final sprint ahead of the Nov. 3 election, both President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden have ramped up their campaign travel despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Starting in September, Biden abandoned his months-long virtual campaign from his basement in Delaware while Trump has accelerated his travel and is once again welcoming crowds at some events. Here’s a look at the campaign trail stops made by Trump, Biden, their spouses and running mates since Sept. 1. <p>In the final sprint ahead of the Nov. 3 election, both President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden have ramped up their campaign travel despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Starting in September, Biden abandoned his months-long virtual campaign from his basement in Delaware while Trump has accelerated his travel and is once again welcoming crowds at some events. Here’s a look at the campaign trail stops made by Trump, Biden, their spouses and running mates since Sept. 1.</p> Federal judge rules against Cook County GOP’s effort to prevent expanded vote-by-mail https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-voting-lawsuit-20200918-x5ocorcvafdrhh2nvswoqgj3o4-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:37632565-26f1-bf76-16fd-ab0e4cde0e20 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:35:44 +0000 A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by the Cook County Republican Party to block the state’s enhanced vote-by-mail program, rejecting as conjecture allegations that the program was a scheme aimed at disenfranchising GOP voters. <p>A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by the Cook County Republican Party to block the state’s enhanced vote-by-mail program, rejecting as conjecture allegations that the program was a scheme aimed at disenfranchising GOP voters.</p> Federal judge rules against Cook County GOP’s effort to prevent expanded vote-by-mail https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-voting-lawsuit-20200918-x5ocorcvafdrhh2nvswoqgj3o4-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:ef59e70d-0ecb-a0af-9a7b-55635f1bc4e0 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:07:54 +0000 A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by the Cook County Republican Party to block the state’s enhanced vote-by-mail program, rejecting as conjecture allegations that the program was a scheme aimed at disenfranchising GOP voters. <p>A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by the Cook County Republican Party to block the state’s enhanced vote-by-mail program, rejecting as conjecture allegations that the program was a scheme aimed at disenfranchising GOP voters.</p> Small plane crash lands on a road in suburban Palatine https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-palatine-plane-crash-into-road-chicago-20200918-yeoaa6sbpveddljg5zqrepc3cm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:e6d5818c-d95d-02c7-3f8e-1a3b18caac74 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 01:55:52 +0000 No injuries were reported in the crash of the single-engine Cessna. <p>No injuries were reported in the crash of the single-engine Cessna.</p> Southport Lanes has been a speak-easy, brothel, gambling den and bowling alley. One thing the Lakeview institution is not: A COVID-19 survivor. https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/ryan-ori/ct-biz-southport-lanes-closing-coronavirus-ryan-ori-20200917-zk63ogvki5hzzio4v3cspe6q7m-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:fc63d01e-3fce-4989-3f5b-73b9b322147f Fri, 18 Sep 2020 01:50:00 +0000 Southport Lanes in Lakeview has lasted nearly a century, but the Chicago institution, which opened not long after another pandemic, couldn’t survive COVID-19. It will close for good Sept. 27. <p>Southport Lanes in Lakeview has lasted nearly a century, but the Chicago institution, which opened not long after another pandemic, couldn’t survive COVID-19. It will close for good Sept. 27.</p> Small plane crash lands in suburban Palatine https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-palatine-plane-crash-into-road-chicago-20200918-yeoaa6sbpveddljg5zqrepc3cm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:ab5fcd74-32c3-82a3-580c-a99c77db0f38 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 01:30:56 +0000 No injuries were reported in the crash of the single-engine Cessna. <p>No injuries were reported in the crash of the single-engine Cessna.</p> Chicago’s history of systemic racism blamed for nearly 9-year life expectancy gap between Black and white residents in new report https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-public-health-racial-disparity-plan-20200917-zvru5krchjg5papehdon3h52aq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:3dba9315-11a3-af8b-eb9b-b3b6096eb298 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:59:18 +0000 In a report released Thursday, Chicago health officials starkly stated the cause of a growing life expectancy gap between Black and white residents: decades of segregation and systemic racism. <p>In a report released Thursday, Chicago health officials starkly stated the cause of a growing life expectancy gap between Black and white residents: decades of segregation and systemic racism.</p> Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,056 new known COVID-19 cases and 25 more deaths reported; a look at Chicago’s economy and dining scene six months into the pandemic https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200917-uvz6wfxubbcqvjn5ekzryw3klm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:02e95469-87d4-2a95-d7e4-fde44da87f2a Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:55:04 +0000 Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois. <p>Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.</p> Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened Sept. 17 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200917-uvz6wfxubbcqvjn5ekzryw3klm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:f335a34e-2fd8-bec5-c52b-4d37875ab1bf Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:55:04 +0000 Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois. <p>Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.</p> Chicago’s history of systemic racism blamed for nearly 9-year life expectancy gap between Black and white residents in new report https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-public-health-racial-disparity-plan-20200917-zvru5krchjg5papehdon3h52aq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:93f54fca-4538-d9e3-fe32-db89fbc6060c Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:38:28 +0000 In a report released Thursday, Chicago health officials starkly stated the cause of a growing life expectancy gap between Black and white residents: decades of segregation and systemic racism. <p>In a report released Thursday, Chicago health officials starkly stated the cause of a growing life expectancy gap between Black and white residents: decades of segregation and systemic racism.</p> The Spin: Pritzker administration to meet with pot stakeholders | White Sox clinch playoffs, Mayor Lightfoot tweets support | Biss running for Evanston mayor https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-the-spin-marijuana-license-pritzker-white-sox-lightfoot-chicago-20200918-eh6jlfkzuvf4tbzvu25b4ipsrq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:9dec1bdd-7e8a-19d7-6e3e-8e923c80a694 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:30:46 +0000 Welcome to The Spin. <p>Welcome to The Spin.</p> Southport Lanes is among the latest Chicago restaurants and bars to close permanently due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic toll. Here’s our running list. https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-chicago-restaurants-closed-running-list-20200902-zhp5u2zmkfb4fdiir4vtgt6eie-list.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:7893b5f7-c752-2a57-5192-a09e19915f55 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:55:15 +0000 Here is a running list of Chicago-area bars and restaurants that have closed for economic reasons due to the coronavirus pandemic. <p>Here is a running list of Chicago-area bars and restaurants that have closed for economic reasons due to the coronavirus pandemic.</p> Man killed in Albany Park, seventh person shot within blocks of one another in last three days https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-albany-park-shooting-seventh-shooting-20200917-yuapzv6eivczdiajrlnwvuvyly-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:4f805bdf-6dd8-c11c-d225-2363a7c9125a Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:13:02 +0000 A man fatally shot Wednesday evening in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood was at least the seventh person wounded or killed by gunfire in the Northwest Side community in the last three days. <p>A man fatally shot Wednesday evening in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood was at least the seventh person wounded or killed by gunfire in the Northwest Side community in the last three days.</p> Cook County Board of Ethics appoints new chair after previous two ousted amid earlier shakeups https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-cook-county-board-ethics-tom-szromba-20200917-5pmhddc6jvc65dglkwxyd2qgea-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:1d8636dc-6ca1-f287-592d-958c233384e9 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 22:55:22 +0000 The board in charge of enforcing Cook County’s ethics ordinance on Thursday ushered in a new chair, the third to hold the position this year after a series of recent member shakeups. Thomas Szromba, currently the longest serving of four members currently seated on the Cook County Ethics Board, was voted in without opposition to be the panel’s next chair. <p>The board in charge of enforcing Cook County’s ethics ordinance on Thursday ushered in a new chair, the third to hold the position this year after a series of recent member shakeups. Thomas Szromba, currently the longest serving of four members currently seated on the Cook County Ethics Board, was voted in without opposition to be the panel’s next chair.</p> Jerry Harris, star of Netflix show ‘Cheer,’ appears in federal court in Chicago on charges of producing child pornography https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-jerry-harris-cheer-child-pornography-charges-chicago-20200917-dddpvpsk7ra2hb72c67b47j6uq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:8ca46a44-cca9-f3f3-4569-fd54a65bbc68 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 22:48:43 +0000 Jerry Harris, star of the Netflix docuseries “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday and charged in federal court in Chicago with producing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. <p>Jerry Harris, star of the Netflix docuseries “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday and charged in federal court in Chicago with producing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.</p> US attorney John Lausch issues guidance for House committee investigating Speaker Michael Madigan https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-lausch-letter-madigan-investigative-committee-20200917-rtmtigz6ijdzxo27ynfoakjy5i-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:1e9fc431-dae2-1b45-bda3-470845be844b Thu, 17 Sep 2020 22:45:15 +0000 U.S. Attorney John Lausch said in a letter Thursday that his office doesn’t have an issue with an Illinois House committee seeking testimony and documents from witnesses in its inquiry of Speaker Michael Madigan, while also offering some caveats. <p>U.S. Attorney John Lausch said in a letter Thursday that his office doesn’t have an issue with an Illinois House committee seeking testimony and documents from witnesses in its inquiry of Speaker Michael Madigan, while also offering some caveats.</p> Cook County Board of Ethics appoints new chair after previous two ousted amid earlier shakeups https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-cook-county-board-ethics-tom-szromba-20200917-5pmhddc6jvc65dglkwxyd2qgea-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:3e867806-6c3c-e5ea-b474-a525a709c837 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 22:30:16 +0000 The board in charge of enforcing Cook County’s ethics ordinance on Thursday ushered in a new chair, the third to hold the position this year after a series of recent member shakeups. Thomas Szromba, currently the longest serving of four members currently seated on the Cook County Ethics Board, was voted in without opposition to be the panel’s next chair. <p>The board in charge of enforcing Cook County’s ethics ordinance on Thursday ushered in a new chair, the third to hold the position this year after a series of recent member shakeups. Thomas Szromba, currently the longest serving of four members currently seated on the Cook County Ethics Board, was voted in without opposition to be the panel’s next chair.</p> Jerry Harris, star of Netflix show ‘Cheer,’ appears in federal court in Chicago on charges of producing child pornography https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-jerry-harris-cheer-child-pornography-charges-chicago-20200917-dddpvpsk7ra2hb72c67b47j6uq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:0d3fa63c-575c-c577-29a2-221737f0d471 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:59:23 +0000 Jerry Harris, star of the Netflix docuseries “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday and charged in federal court in Chicago with producing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. <p>Jerry Harris, star of the Netflix docuseries “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday and charged in federal court in Chicago with producing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.</p> Jerry Harris, star of Netflix show ‘Cheer,’ appears in federal court in Chicago on charges of producing child pornography https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-jerry-harris-cheer-child-pornography-charges-chicago-20200917-dddpvpsk7ra2hb72c67b47j6uq-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:60ed21af-dc65-bf20-6fee-c5f6abbf5068 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:39:31 +0000 Jerry Harris, star of the Netflix docuseries “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday and charged in federal court in Chicago with producing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. <p>Jerry Harris, star of the Netflix docuseries “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday and charged in federal court in Chicago with producing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.</p> Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,056 new known COVID-19 cases and 25 more deaths reported; a look at Chicago’s economy and dining scene six months into the pandemic https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200917-uvz6wfxubbcqvjn5ekzryw3klm-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Chicago Tribune urn:uuid:ce0eb4fb-3714-d9ac-7ef8-520d12589c69 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:35:00 +0000 Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois. <p>Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.</p>