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Severe Storms, Twisters Damage Homes And Injure Residents In Northern Illinois

A summer storm that spawned tornados Monday night damaged homes and injured at least seven people in Illinois, particularly in Ottawa, Sublette and Coal City, a small community southwest of Chicago. [ more › ]

Spirit Tea: Aiming To Bring Truly Great Tea To Chicago

Can Spirit Tea bring consistently great tea to restaurants and cafes in Chicago? [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Beautiful Day

After a rough Monday filled with severe storms and heavy humidity, our area will get a break and enjoy a much more mild and sunny day. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Preckwinkle Calls For County Sales Tax Hike

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is pushing for a 1 percent sales tax increase for the county. [ more › ]

Identity Of Black Man In Racist CPD Photo Confirmed

As more details surrounding the photo come to light, it could help investigators determine who took the photo, and whether multiple other officers were involved in the despicable, dehumanizing behavior. [ more › ]

Visitors Had To Climb Down Six Flags' 30-Story Sky Trek Tower After Breakdown

Some Six Flags visitors got stuck in the nearly 30-story Sky Trek Tower for two hours and needed to climb their way back to the ground. [ more › ]

Chicago Celebrates Craft Gin Week

Celebrate locally made gin with events, tours and special gin cocktails. [ more › ]

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled At Midway, O'Hare As Region Prepares For Severe Storms

Anticipating dangerous flying conditions today, airlines at O'Hare and Midway airports have already cancelled or delayed hundreds of flights. [ more › ]

Chicago Women May Have A Harder Time Getting Approved For A Mortgage Than Men

Gender-based discrimination is alive and well, and may make it harder for some Chicago women to buy a home. [ more › ]

Portillo's Announces New CEO With An Eye On Expansion

Chicagoland hot dog giant Portillo's has named industry veteran Keith Kinsey as its new CEO and the second chief executive in the company's nearly 50-year history. [ more › ]

Around Town: Artists Of The Wall Festival

  Rogers Park celebrated the 22nd Artists of the Wall Festival at Loyola Beach on Sunday. We take in the new community art today in Around Town. [ more › ]

Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House, Returns Home

Jesse Jackson Jr. is back in his D.C. home, ankle bracelet in tow, after a three month stint in a halfway house following his release from prison. [ more › ]

Classic Movie Lovers Rejoice! The Northwest Chicago Film Society Is Back

Chicago's repertory cinema scene gets a welcome shot in the arm with the Northwest Chicago Film Society's return to regular programming. [ more › ]

Puerto Rican Festival Parade Shooting Adds To Weekend Of Gun Violence

A potentially gang-related shooting marred an otherwise successful Puerto Rican Festival and Parade Saturday afternoon in Humboldt Park. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Monday Blues

We'll recover from the weekend with a hot and humid Monday and storms later to start a new week. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Parade Shooting Caught On Video

Humboldt Park was the scene of a particularly violent weekend with three shootings on Saturday, including one fatality. [ more › ]

Beer Distilled To Gin: The Gin-etics Of CH Distillery And Atlas Brewing’s “Ginbock”

A new collaboration between CH and Atlas called Ginbock debuts this week just in time for Atlas' 3rd Anniversary celebration. [ more › ]

Chicagoist's Beer Of The Week: Une Annee's Esquisse

This beer is tangy, but friendly even to sour skeptics. [ more › ]

Around Town: Walking Dead

  It was a night of the living dead as the city was overtaken by the 8th Annual Chicago Zombie March. [ more › ]

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