Pritzker halts sale of land for Tinley Park horse track casino after Tribune investigation

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:29:52 +0000

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has put the brakes on a proposed racetrack and casino, telling Tinley Park officials he won’t sell them the state-owned land where the gambling emporium was supposed to be ...

Chicago band Rufus featuring Chaka Khan nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:32:52 +0000

The Chicago group Rufus featuring Chaka Khan is among the 16 artists and groups nominated Tuesday morning for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 2020 class of inductees.

After Chicago housing program loses federal funding, formerly homeless families are again at risk of ending up on the street, advocates say

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:29:04 +0000

More than 40 formerly homeless families who had been depending on a local nonprofit to help pay their rent are now at risk of losing their homes again after the organization lost federal funding, advo...

Federal judge in Chicago stops Trump administration rule aimed at denying green cards to immigrants on public benefits

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:52:45 +0000

Hours before President Trump’s contested “public charge rule” would have taken effect Tuesday, a federal judge in Chicago issued an injunction stopping the rule from going into effect, the latest orde...

Advice from Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to new generation of gutsy women: ‘Get up every day and take that deep breath and go forward’

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:35:02 +0000

After profiling more than a hundred women who “stood in the breach,” former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea Clinton have some advice for the next generation of “gutsy women...

After about 800,000 rides, and many ER visits, the Chicago scooter pilot comes to an end

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:00:09 +0000

The four-month electric scooter pilot in Chicago, both celebrated and reviled by residents, comes to an end on Tuesday.

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