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Lightfoot Landslide: A City-wide Sweep Into the History Books

Lori Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle in a crushing victory Tuesday night, becoming Chicago's first African-American woman and openly gay mayor on Tuesday. With only 31...

Home Stretch for Lightfoot and Preckwinkle

When all the votes were counted in the Feb. 26 mayoral primary, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle finished first and second respectively in Rogers...

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A Chicago Kid Returns to Bosnia, the Home His Parents Fled in 1997

Senn High School senior Elvir Mujkanovic travelled to Bosnia this summer with his family. His parents fled the war there more than 20 years...

Another Lakefront Advisory; More Big Waves

The National Weather Service put out a Lakeshore Flood Warning to Cook County from Tuesday, February 25 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3co-gFKk2uI Officials...

Bloomberg Edgewater Office Vandalized

Police are investigating the late-night vandalism at the Edgewater office for Mike Bloomberg’s Presidential campaign. The incident was reported early Monday morning at the office,...

Raven Artistic Director Looks for ‘Current’ Plays, Both Old and New,

When choosing plays for the next season, Raven Theatre Artistic Director Estle thinks about a lot of things, including his Edgewater and Rogers Park...

Red Line Station Closings This Weekend

Due to the upcoming CTA Red Purple line modernization project, the Granville, Thorndale and Bryn Mawr stations will be closed this weekend. There will be...