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TEENAGE GIRL KILLED IN LITTLE VILLAGE SHOOTING

A 17-year-old girl is dead after being shot in the head Thursday evening while riding in a vehicle in Little Village, authorities said.

THE CHICAGO FIRE KNOW THEY HAVE TO IMPROVE UPON A DISAPPOINTING, 5-WIN 2020. THEY GET THEIR 1ST OPPORTUNITY SATURDAY AT SOLDIER FIELD AS THE NEW MLS SEASON BEGINS

Coming off a five-win season, the Chicago Fire know they need to improve as the 2021 MLS season kicks off Saturday. How much they improved...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS IN ILLINOIS UPDATES: HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING FRIDAY WITH COVID-19 IN THE CHICAGO AREA

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

COLUMN: WHEN POLICE KILL A CHILD LIKE ADAM TOLEDO, ALL OF US BEAR THE SHAME AND THE BLAME

Adam Toledo did everything the officer told him to do, but it couldn't save him, Dahleen Glanton writes.

 
 
 

DAYWATCH: LITTLE VILLAGE MOURNS AS ADAM TOLEDO VIDEO EMERGES, CPS-CTU REACH TENTATIVE DEAL TO REOPEN HIGH SCHOOLS AND A LOOK AT LEGAL WEED'S FIRST YEAR IN CHICAGO

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

COLUMN: AS PANDEMIC PACE SLOWS, HOSPITAL CHAPLAIN SEES COVID-19 WORKERS BEGIN TO PROCESS TRAUMA. ‘ALL OF US UP HERE WERE FIGHTING A WAR.'

Mark "Chaps" Schimmelpfennig, a combat veteran, uses his PTSD experience and expertise to help health care workers at Rush recover...

 
 
 

CO-WORKER CHARGED WITH MURDER OF PORTAGE PARK MAN FOUND IN TRUNK OF CADILLAC ON NORTHWEST SIDE: POLICE

A 21-year-old West Side man is facing murder charges after allegedly stabbing a 42-year-old man whose body was found in the trunk of...

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS YIELD 3 GOALS IN THE 2ND PERIOD IN A 4-1 LOSS TO THE DETROIT RED WINGS

The Chicago Blackhawks jumped to a 1-0 lead on a Duncan Keith first-period goal, but the Detroit Red Wings scored three times in the...

 
 
 

SEVERAL CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS ‘OVERCOME' BY SMOKE WHILE RESCUING RETIRED COP FROM BEVERLY NEIGHBORHOOD BLAZE: FIRE OFFICIALS

2,650-APARTMENT PLAN, WITH TOWERS AS TALL AS 56 STORIES, UNVEILED FOR GOOSE ISLAND

 
 
 

LIGHTFOOT'S PLAN FOR A PARTIALLY ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD INTRODUCED IN STATE SENATE AS HOUSE PASSES BILL CALLING FOR ALL SEATS TO BE CHOSEN BY VOTERS

The Illinois House on Thursday approved a bill that would create a 21-member elected board to lead Chicago Public Schools, a change...

CHICAGO-AREA FORD AND JEEP AUTO PLANTS REMAIN SHUT DOWN BY GLOBAL SEMICONDUCTOR SHORTAGE

Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant and Jeep's Belvidere plant are both mired in multi-week shutdowns due to the ongoing global semiconductor...

 
 
 

CHICAGO CUBS RELIEVER RYAN TEPERA IS SUSPENDED 3 GAMES FOR THROWING AT MILWAUKEE BREWERS PITCHER BRANDON WOODRUFF, AND MANAGER DAVID ROSS GETS A 1-GAME BAN

Major League Baseball suspended Chicago Cubs reliever Ryan Tepera for three games for "intentionally throwing" behind Milwaukee Brewers...

REACTION TO ADAM TOLEDO VIDEO RELEASE

People react after the video release of the fatal police shooting of 13-year old Adam Toledo.

 
 
 

LAWSUIT TARGETS PAY PRACTICES AT OLIVE GARDEN'S PARENT

A group that seeks higher guaranteed wages for restaurant workers is suing Olive Garden's parent company, saying its pay policies make...

PHOTOS: CHICAGO WHITE SOX LOSE 4-2 TO THE CLEVELAND INDIANS

Photos from the Chicago White Sox's 4-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 15, 2021.

 
 
 

MAJORITY OF CHICAGO BEARS PLAYERS WON'T PARTICIPATE IN THE VOLUNTARY PORTION OF THE OFFSEASON PROGRAM: ‘COVID-19 REMAINS A RISK'

Chicago Bears players became the latest group to steer away from the voluntary portion of the NFL's offseason program.

COLUMN: THE LONG ROAD TO CARLOS RODÓN'S NO-HITTER FOR THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX IS A STUDY IN PERSEVERANCE

Carlos Rodón's journey to his no-hitter was a long and winding road but a study in perseverance for the Chicago White Sox pitcher.

 
 
 

AFTER UNION PUSH FALLS SHORT, AMAZON'S JEFF BEZOS VOWS TO FOCUS ON WORKERS. ‘I THINK WE NEED TO DO A BETTER JOB FOR OUR EMPLOYEES.'

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said that as executive chairman he will focus on making the company a better place to work. Part of his focus...

AN ADDITIONAL 129,755 COVID-19 SHOTS GIVEN IN ILLINOIS, WHILE ICU BED AVAILABILITY IN SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY STAYS BELOW 20% FOR THIRD STRAIGHT DAY

The number of residents who have been fully vaccinated - receiving both of the required shots, or Johnson & Johnson's single shot -...

 
 
 



Indianapolis FedEx shooting: Authorities give update after mass shooting

Indianapolis FedEx shooting: Authorities give update after mass shooting

Authorities are holding a press conference on the deadly shooting at an Indiana FedEx facility that left at least eight people dead, as well as the gunman. Gunfire erupted at... Read more ...

Biden to host Japanese prime minister for first in-person visit

Biden to host Japanese prime minister for first in-person visit

President Biden will host Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at the White House Friday for his first in-person summit with a world leader since taking office, as the two... Read more ...

Chicago releases video of fatal shooting of teen

Chicago releases video of fatal shooting of teen

Chicago's police review board released body camera video on Thursday of a police officer's fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy late last month. Read more ...

Scientists created a hybrid human-monkey embryo in a lab, sparking concerns...

Scientists created a hybrid human-monkey embryo in a lab, sparking concerns others could take the experiment too far

Summary List Placement Monkey embryos containing human cells were kept alive for 20 days in an experiment carried out by a US-Chinese team. The embryos were made by injecting... Read more ...

The Pentagon confirmed that a video showing a triangular UFO is real and...

The Pentagon confirmed that a video showing a triangular UFO is real and taken by the US Navy, report says

Summary List Placement The Department of Defense has confirmed that images and video of triangle-shaped unidentified aerial phenomena are real and were taken by Navy personnel... Read more ...

Biden meets with his first foreign leader. Japan's prime minister heads to...

Biden meets with his first foreign leader. Japan's prime minister heads to the White House

The two leaders are looking to counter messaging from Chinese President Xi Jinping that America and democracies in general are on the decline. Read more ...

Morgan Stanley reports $911 million loss related to Archegos implosion

Morgan Stanley reports $911 million loss related to Archegos implosion

Summary List Placement Morgan Stanley's exposure to Archegos Capital led to a loss of $911 million in the first quarter. The implosion of Archegos Capital last month sparked... Read more ...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death

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FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx is reportedly examining a policy barring workers from carrying their cellphones on the job after a deadly mass shooting at one of the company's Indianapolis facilities... Read more ...

Iran begins enriching uranium at 60 percent purity near end of nuclear talks

Iran begins enriching uranium at 60 percent purity near end of nuclear talks

The move, initially revealed by Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf on Twitter and later confirmed by state television, comes on the final day of talks in Vienna... Read more ...