Chicago

RADIO.COM Staff
August 10, 2020 - 6:05 am
Chaos erupted in downtown Chicago early Monday morning, with reports of looting and property damage, as well as shots fired at and by police.
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RADIO.COM Staff
August 05, 2020 - 10:59 am
The city of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools officials said it was a tough decision, but they will not have students on a hybrid system when the school year begins on Sept. 8, instead opting for a fully remote learning model.
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RADIO.COM Staff
July 22, 2020 - 2:15 am
Fifteen people were wounded Tuesday evening in a shootout that erupted outside a funeral home on Chicago’s South Side. Sixty shell casings have been found at the scene.
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Mike Krauser
July 04, 2020 - 3:45 am
The Shedd Aquarium opened back up to the public Friday after being closed for nearly four months, and a special guest stopped by to welcome the visitors who lined up to visit the aquatic animals in person again. Read more now.
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Steve Miller
June 12, 2020 - 7:19 am
It is believed to be the first double-lung transplant in the United States involving a patient with COVID-19, and doctors at Northwestern say they are hopeful the recipient will make a full recovery. Read more now.
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Mike Krauser
June 06, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Several thousand protesters gathered in Union Park on Chicago’s Near West Side before taking to the streets in a march that stretched for blocks.
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RADIO.COM Staff
May 30, 2020 - 7:05 pm
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Saturday there will be an overnight curfew, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, following George Floyd protests that devolved into violence and looting.
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Jim Gudas
May 30, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Thousands of protesters returned downtown for a second day of protests to express outrage over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, looting and damaging some downtown businesses.
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Photo credit Chad Merda via Forest Preserve District of Will County/Facebook
Shannon Blum
May 14, 2020 - 6:58 am
Chad Merda visited Messenger Woods Nature Preserve in Will County over the weekend to take in the views of wildflowers, but he said he got an extra surprise.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 12, 2020 - 1:32 pm
A mother died of COVID-19 less than a week after welcoming her third child. The woman from Chicago worked as a postal carrier for two years.
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