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Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she expects ‘to see some summer festivals' this year

6 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Despite a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, Mayor Lori Lightfoot again said on Wednesday that she expects to see a more normal summer in Chicago this year than what the city experienced in 2020, including the possibility of summer festivals.
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'The Bachelor' star Colton Underwood comes out as gay

'The Bachelor' star Colton Underwood comes out as gay

Colton Underwood, the former football tight end who found fame on "The Bachelor” has revealed that he is gay. “I've ran from myself for a long time. I've hated myself for a... Read more ...

CTU says high school teachers to teach remotely until reopening deal reached

CTU says high school teachers to teach remotely until reopening deal reached

CHICAGO - Chicago Teachers Union says its high school teachers will teach Wednesday but not from their classrooms. The union and Chicago Public Schools are trying to work out a... Read more ...

2 sentenced to prison for murder of Congressman Danny Davis' grandson

2 sentenced to prison for murder of Congressman Danny Davis' grandson

CHICAGO - Two people found guilty in the 2016 shooting death of the grandson of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis were each given 30-year prison sentences Tuesday by a Cook County... Read more ...

More than 1,000 test positive for Covid-19 in just 48 hours as Indian...

More than 1,000 test positive for Covid-19 in just 48 hours as Indian pilgrims descend on holy city in ‘super-spreader' event

An Indian city has registered more than 1,000 positive Covid-19 cases in just 48 hours as hundreds of thousands of people descend on Haridwar and the Ganges river where the... Read more ...

Defense use of force expert's testimony says ex-officer's restraint of...

Defense use of force expert's testimony says ex-officer's restraint of George Floyd was justified

The defense began presenting its case Tuesday and will continue calling witnesses. Read more ...

60 arrested as nearly 1,000 protest in Minnesota over shooting of Daunte Wright

60 arrested as nearly 1,000 protest in Minnesota over shooting of Daunte Wright

At least 60 protesters were arrested in Minnesota as around 1,000 people took to the streets for the third straight night after Daunte Wright was shot dead during a traffic... Read more ...

South Africa blasts ‘unreasonable' demands of vaccine manufacturers as...

South Africa blasts ‘unreasonable' demands of vaccine manufacturers as Pretoria suspends J&J Covid jab

The South African health minister has hit out at Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers, telling colleagues that the government has had to navigate difficult clauses and put the... Read more ...

2 men fatally shot in Englewood: police

2 men fatally shot in Englewood: police

CHICAGO - Two men were shot and killed in the South Side's Englewood neighborhood. Chicago police said the men were sitting in a car on the 7300 block of South Stewart Avenue... Read more ...

‘I'd smoke you in the first round': Fury escalates spat with UFC champ...

‘I'd smoke you in the first round': Fury escalates spat with UFC champ Ngannou after row which dragged in Mike Tyson

World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has responded to jibes from UFC equivalent Francis Ngannou, as part of a spat which the name of Mike Tyson has been dragged... Read more ...

‘Go in together, go out together': All NATO troops likely to leave...

‘Go in together, go out together': All NATO troops likely to leave Afghanistan alongside Americans, German defense minister says

The expected departure of US troops from Afghanistan means other foreign nations in the NATO-led mission will be leaving too, Germany's defense minister has said. Berlin has... Read more ...