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Hundreds To Rally Downtown Amid DACA Rescission's 'Gut-Wrenching Betrayal Of American Values'

"America is a better country than its President and most Americans do not want to see documented immigrants converted into undocumented immigrants," said Rep. Luis Gutierrez. [ more › ]

14 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Back at it this week with movies, food, music and more. [ more › ]

Tronc Acquired The New York Daily News For $1, Plus Liabilities

All three major media markets are now officially Tronc'ed. [ more › ]

10 Gadgets Under $20 That We Love Right Now

Few gadgets can pull off the ultimate hat trick of being useful, being cool, and — most importantly — being budget-friendly, but we managed to find ten of them that fit the bill. This game-changing gear will instantly upgrade your smartphone,...Show More Summary

Photos: The Cool Kids Brought Out Chance The Rapper & Won North Coast Music Festival 2017

Check out the best from the festival's sweaty tangle of jam bands, EDM and hip-hop, including one very memorable walk-on by a hometown hero. [ more › ]

1,300 Extra Cops To Be Deployed For Historically Violent Labor Day Weekend

Last year, 65 people were shot and 13 were killed over the long holiday weekend. [ more › ]

LCD Soundsystem's New 'American Dream' Delivers A Potent Mix Of Paranoia, Tension & Beauty

On LCD's first post-reunion album, James Murphy makes a very strong case for the band's continued relevance. [ more › ]

Shelley Berman, 'Sit-Down' Comedy Pioneer & 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Dad, Has Died

Decades before 'Curb,' Berman was instrumental in drawing today's neurotic, observational comedic template. [ more › ]

12 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Labor Day Weekend

It's Labor Day weekend and that means summer's last hurrah. We've got beach volleyball, music fests, a cat-themed art show and more to make the most of the long weekend! [ more › ]

Dill Pickle Co-Op Opens Giant New Logan Square Store Next Week

Chicagoans looking for more local, sustainable grocery options have been feverishly anticipating this day. [ more › ]

Man Pretended To Be Rideshare Driver, Stole Passengers' Debit Cards: Police

He allegedly asked riders for a debit card and have them enter a PIN. Then he'd give back a similar but different one and head to the ATM. [ more › ]

Daniel Biss Picks Progressive Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa As Running Mate

Ramirez-Rosa, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America and the city's first openly gay Latino member of City Council, is running for lieutenant governor. [ more › ]

Berwyn Grandma, Who Has Been In U.S. 16 Years, Ordered To Leave Country

A 67-year-old Berwyn grandmother and activist who overstayed her visa was allowed to stay in the U.S. under Obama. But now she's facing deportation. [ more › ]

Woman Accused Of Snapchatting Her Friend's Sexual Assault

The morning after she was attacked, the victim found a graphic video of her sexual assault had been posted to her Snapchat account. [ more › ]

Chicago Is Granting The Cubs An Extra Night Game, Just This Once

The hyper-rare concession will hopefully "further ensure a playoff berth for our Cubs," said Ald. Tom Tunney. [ more › ]

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