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 2021-02-25 21:49 

Chicago Tribune

Seasons exhibit in Chesterton focuses on Duneland Photography Club...

Images submitted by 30 of the 90 members of the Duneland Photography Club will be showcased in a new exhibit titled Seasons Change and So Did I showcased March 6 to March 31 at Chesterton Art Center....

 2021-02-25 21:49 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

EU targets Venezuela envoy in tit-for-tat expulsions...
 2021-02-25 21:49 

Chicago Sun-Times

United Center to host mass COVID-19 vaccination site...

Ald. Walter Burnett confirmed that officials with Gov. J.B. Pritzker's office are planning to hold a news conference to announce the site and said the United Center has...

 2021-02-25 21:48 

Chicago Tribune

Man's murder conviction upheld in death of Chesterton bartender; Christopher Dillard was sentenced to 65 years...

Dillard, according to the ruling, sought to appeal his conviction and sentence on an assortment of fronts, including that the court erroneously denied his motion for change of venue because of pretrial publicity....

 2021-02-25 21:47 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Roll up your sleeves, vaccine refuseniks. Stop endangering my life and yours....

Get the COVID-19 vaccination shot if you want to work with the public....

 2021-02-25 21:44 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

House votes to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people...
 2021-02-25 21:44 

Chicago Sun-Times

Former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach commits suicide after being charged with sexual assault, human trafficking...

John Geddert, 63, was accused of injuring people for years through forced labor and recruiting minors for forced labor, according to documents filed in an Eaton County court, near Lansing, Michigan....

 2021-02-25 21:43 

Chicago Tribune

'Grand Theft Auto' blamed for recent surge in carjackings in Chicago. Gaming experts object to proposed Illinois sales ban....

Illinois Rep. Marcus Evans wants to ban sales of the game that he says normalizes criminal behavior. But critics say that is just "lazy legislating."...

 2021-02-25 21:41 

Chicago Tribune

Cook County sheriff fields complaint about couple having sex during court videoconference...

A spokesman for the Cook County sheriff confirmed the office received a complaint about "inappropriate behavior" during a Zoom session in the suburban Maywood court district on Tuesday....

 2021-02-25 21:40 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Russell Wilson wants to play for Seahawks but would be willing to be traded to Bears...

Russell Wilson's agent told ESPN if there was a trade coming down the line, Wilson would only want to play for a handful of teams. One of them is the Chicago Bears. See the others, here:...

 2021-02-25 21:40 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

John Geddart, ex-Olympics gymnastics coach, dies by suicide after being charged...

A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was charged Thursday with two dozen crimes, including sexual assault, human trafficking and running a criminal enterprise....

 2021-02-25 21:39 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

AG: Olympics gymnastics coach dies by suicide after charges...
 2021-02-25 21:39 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Video shows police pulling people from fiery Georgia crash...
 2021-02-25 21:35 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Illinois Rep. Marie Newman places transgender flag outside office, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene responds...

Rep. Marie Newman, D-Ill., whose daughter is transgender, tweeted a video of herself placing a transgender flag outside her office. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene responded with a video of her own in which she puts up a sign that reads: "There are Two ge...

 2021-02-25 21:35 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Brazil death toll tops 250,000, virus still running rampant...
 2021-02-25 21:35 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

VA Illiana offers COVID-19 vaccines to veterans of all ages...

Veterans of all ages in Illinois can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine through VA Illiana. VA Illiana Health Care System has been contacting and offering the vaccine to the highest-risk veteran population, based on prioritization guidelines from the Center...

 2021-02-25 21:33 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Illinois Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading standards move past legislative obstacles; ISBE pushes back on criticism...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) A new set of Illinois standards for future educators have cleared their final legislative obstacle and leaders say misconceptions may have led to controversy surrounding the new guidelines. In efforts to adapt to ever-changing classroo...

 2021-02-25 21:31 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Madigan’s replacement chosen — for 2nd time in 4 days...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A successor to state Rep. Michael Madigan has been chosen for the second time in four days. A committee of local Democrats led by Madigan, the former House speaker who resigned his 22nd District Illinois House seat last week...

 2021-02-25 21:31 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

SOURCES: Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert dies by suicide following human trafficking, sexual assault charges...

UPDATE: 2/25/2021 @ 3:39 P.M. (WLNS)— State officials confirm to 6 News 2012 USA Olympic coach John Geddert is dead, after a self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday afternoon. He was charged this morning for human trafficking, criminal sexual assault,...

 2021-02-25 21:30 

Chicago Tribune

Girl Scouts innovate with annual cookie sales, even taking craft beer pairing with Flossmoor Station virtual...

Missie Symowicz, service unit cookie manager for troops in Homewood, Flossmoor and Glenwood, said sales are about half of what they have been in recent years....

 2021-02-25 21:26 

Chicago Tribune

United Center to serve as mass vaccination site: sources...

The United Center will be a mass vaccination site capable of giving thousands of shots as the federal government ramps up its distribution capabilities, sources with knowledge of the plan said....

 2021-02-25 21:23 

CBS Chicago

Chicago Weather: Warming Trend On The Way...

The rain chances for Friday night are looking less impressive. But if it takes shape, all would happen during the overnight hours....

 2021-02-25 21:20 

Chicago Tribune

Guest column: Purdue Northwest scholars and community experts to discuss 'the post-COVID world'...

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites the public to join in a new series titled, "On the Other Side: PNW Examines the Post-COVID World," in which virtual conversations with PNW scholars and community experts explore the post-COVID world and th...

 2021-02-25 21:19 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

SOURCES: Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert dies by suicide following human trafficking, sexual assault charges...

UPDATE: 2/25/2021 @ 3:39 P.M. (WLNS)— State officials confirm to 6 News 2012 USA Olympic coach John Geddert is dead, after a self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday afternoon. He was charged this morning for human trafficking, criminal sexual assault,...

 2021-02-25 21:17 

Chicago Tribune

Father of murdered Elgin toddler waits outside prison on day killer freed: 'I want him to see someone is here for her'...

Jesse Kley stood outside Dixon Correctional Center Thursday morning with one goal in mind — that the Elgin man who murdered his toddler daughter 24 years ago see the face of the child's father and remember what he did....

 2021-02-25 21:17 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Springfield Police officer formally charged with misconduct, sexual assault...

A Springfield Police officer has been arraigned on charges relating to misconduct and sexual assault. On Wednesday, Feb. 24, Officer Taylor Staff was arrested by Illinois State Police. Staff has been with the Springfield Police Department for three years....

 2021-02-25 21:17 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Oklahoma officer charged in Black man’s fatal shooting...
 2021-02-25 21:17 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Defense head Austin weighs warship needs in Pacific, Mideast...
 2021-02-25 21:16 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Biden marks 50M vaccine doses in first 5 weeks in office...
 2021-02-25 21:16 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

American Airlines jet has close encounter with unidentified flying object...

Pilots of an American Airlines jet flying over New Mexico say they saw something fly directly over them that they cannot explain. The extremely strange encounter happened over the northeast corner of New Mexico west of Clayton, New Mexico as the jet was c...

 2021-02-25 21:14 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Costco lifts minimum wage above Amazon or Target to $16 per hour...

Costco Wholesale Corp is raising the minimum wage for its hourly staff to $16 from next week, a dollar more than what its competitors Amazon.com Inc and Target Corp pay per hour....

 2021-02-25 21:13 

Chicago Sun-Times

NBC to air Paralympic coverage in prime time for first time...

NBC Olympics President Gary Zenkel said he expects NBC's prime time coverage from the Paralympics to total four hours over multiple nights....

 2021-02-25 21:10 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Biden, Harris mark 50 million COVID-19 vaccinations since they took office...

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris participate in event commemorating the 50 millionth COVID-19 vaccine shot....

 2021-02-25 21:10 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Paramount leaders 'optimistic' as downtown Aurora theatre works toward summer reopening...

After a year in the dark, the downtown Aurora theater has "weathered the storm" and its marquee will shine again with the (hopefully) June 30th opening of the musical "Kinky Boots."...

 2021-02-25 21:09 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Pentagon says reported sexual assaults at academies dropped...
 2021-02-25 21:08 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

‘I just want to be an average human’: 13-year-old science lover who lost his mom looking for a new family...

Ben lost his mom a few years ago. Now he...

 2021-02-25 21:07 

Chicago Sun-Times

Man wounded in mid-day shooting on Dan Ryan Expy....

Troopers were called Thursday afternoon to a shooting in the inbound local lanes near Garfield Boulevard....

 2021-02-25 21:05 

Zacks Investment Research

Can Cathie Wood Send Space ETFs to the Moon?...

Here is what investors need to know about the fast growing space economy....

 2021-02-25 21:04 

Chicago Sun-Times

Pritzker announces state funding for 4 Chicago-area projects...

A massive community center slated to break ground in June in the North Austin neighborhood is among the Rebuild Illinois projects....

 2021-02-25 21:04 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

American Airlines jet has close encounter with unidentified flying object...

Pilots of an American Airlines jet flying over New Mexico say they saw something fly directly over them that they cannot explain. The extremely strange encounter happened over the northeast corner of New Mexico west of Clayton, New Mexico as the jet was c...

 2021-02-25 21:03 

Chicago Sun-Times

Are the Bulls a better product without forward Lauri Markkanen?...

The 7-3 record over the last 10 games without Markkanen is arguably some of the best basketball the organization has played in years. So is it time to seriously start thinking about moving on from the 7-footer? Coach Billy Donovan gave his opinion on Thur...

 2021-02-25 21:03 

Chicago Tribune

Biden marks 50M vaccine doses in first 5 weeks in office, on track to exceed 100 day distribution goal...

Days after the nation reached 500,000 coronavirus deaths, Biden marked the administration of the 50 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine since his swearing-in....

 2021-02-25 21:01 

Chicago Tribune

Motorist, 24, shot on Dan Ryan Expressway...

A 24-year-old man was shot while on the Dan Ryan in the city's Stateway Gardens neighborhood on Thursday....

 2021-02-25 21:01 

Zacks Investment Research

Small-Cap ETF (IJR) Hits a New 52-Week High...

This iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) has hit a new 52-week high. Are more gains in store?...

 2021-02-25 21:00 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Lady Gaga dognapping: Surveillance video shows violent shooting of dog walker...

Dramatic surveillance video shows a white sedan pull up next to Ryan Fischer as two men get out of the backseat and attempt to take the dogs....

 2021-02-25 21:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago alderman exploring race for Illinois secretary of state...

If she takes the plunge, Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd) would join a field of candidates that includes City Clerk Anna Valencia and former State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough is also considering a run....

 2021-02-25 21:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Afternoon Edition: Feb. 25, 2021...

Today's update is a 5-minute read that will brief you on the day's biggest stories....

 2021-02-25 20:58 

Chicago Sun-Times

Trio set fire to CTA van during summer riots: feds...

The alleged arson happened amid violent clashes in Chicago between protesters and police in the wake of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd....

 2021-02-25 20:56 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Ohio man who had sex without disclosing HIV may have more victims, police say...

An Ohio man accused of having sex without disclosing that he has HIV likely has other victims, the Dayton Police Department said Thursday....

 2021-02-25 20:54 

Chicago Sun-Times

Community protests relocation of South Side tower ladder truck...

The Chicago Fire Department says the truck is being moved as part of an effort to improve overall fire coverage of the South Side....

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