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Skokie School District 73 1/2 Calendar 2018-19: First Day, More

SKOKIE, IL — The first day of school Skokie School District 73 1/2 is August 22 and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the dates on your calendar ASAP. The Skokie School District 73 1/2 has released its 2018-2019

PATCH - 2018-08-19 15:36:43

47 shot, 2 fatally, in weekend shooting across Chicago

Forty seven people have been shot, two fatally, in weekend shootings across Chicago, police said.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-19 16:55:19

'Peace picnic' turns violent: 3 people shot, another is beaten

The picnic, which took place at Seward Park on the city’s North Side, was off to a safe start, but onlookers say the mood quickly turned when a group of young men showed up and started fighting.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-19 16:23:00

2 boys die after being pulled from Lake Michigan at Indiana Dunes State Park

Two Chicago boys, ages 10 and 14, have died after being pulled from Lake Michigan near the shores of Indiana Dunes State Park, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR).

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-19 13:40:00

3 Dead, at Least 11 Wounded in Shootings Sunday

The city’s first homicide occurred in the 4600 block of North Clifton just after 8 a.m., police said. A 33-year-old man was sitting in a car when someone on a bike pulled up next to the vehicle and opened fire, striking him multiple times.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-19 20:30:28

Man injured when motorcycle tips

Thomas Lueders, 59, of Buffalo Grove, Ill., was taken to Avera St. Luke's for treatment of a leg injury. At 9:29 p.m. Saturday, Lueders was leaving a driveway near the intersection of 12th Avenue Southwest and South Third Street. According to the release he lost his balance and tipped.

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-19 15:35:00

Second Child Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan

A14-year-old from Chicago who was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake MichiganSaturday, was pronounced dead Sunday morning, police said.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-19 13:58:16

3 Illinois Joints Among Best BBQ Restaurants In U.S.

CHICAGO, IL — Do you like pulled pork, delicate slices of brisket and burnt ends? Whatever your barbecue preference, you can find it at these three Illinois restaurants, all named to a list of the best barbecue joints in the country compiled by the Thrillist website.

PATCH - 2018-08-19 16:49:13

Community holds vigil for victim of ‘unbelievably horrific’ murder in West Chicago

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. —In a field just off Joliet Road in West Chicago, around 200 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the life of 18-year-old Luis Guerrero as three teensface charges in connection with his murder.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-19 23:54:31

Teen who Chicago police say fatally shot self after chase ID'd

Police said officers saw a 15-year-old boy in the 1500-block of South Keeler Avenue who appeared to have or be firing gun. When the officers tried to question him, he ran, police said.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-18 14:33:33

Fat cat seeking fur-ever home in Chicago suburbs

MORTON GROVE, Ill. — A fat cat in the Chicago suburbs is seeking a fur-ever home.Bruno came toWright-Way Rescuein Morton Grove in April and has been stealing hearts ever since, according to the shelter at 5915 N. Lincoln Ave.The 7-year-old polydactyl cat tips the scale at 25 pounds. He likes to walk


3 shot at park on Near North Side; person in custody

A “person of interest” was taken into custody shortly after the shooting, which happened about 6 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of West Division Street at Seward Park, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-19 00:31:49

Dwyane Wade Threatens Jimmy Butler for Flirty Comment on Gabrielle Union’s Pic

Stay away from his woman.Dwyane Wadegot defensive after fellow basketball playerJimmy Butlerleft aflirty commenton his wifeGabrielle Union’s Instagram.Celebrity Couples Who Took a Break Before Getting MarriedThe incident began when Union, 45, posted asexy photo of herself in a swimsuiton Thursday, A

US MAGAZINE - 2018-08-18 17:14:31

Police seized 20 more fake $100s in counterfeit bust

OTTAWA — Police seized about 20 counterfeit notes — $100s bearing the same serial number — in an envelope found in the getaway car, prosecutors revealed Friday.That was enough to hold two Chicago-area men on forgery, the charge typically filed when someone knowingly tries to pass bogus currency.Juli

NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 11:00:00

Chicago Air & Water Show kicks off Saturday

CHICAGO — The 60th annual Chicago Air & Water Show kicked off Saturday morning.The show runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.Fighter jets, aerial stunt planes and other aircraft took off from Gary on their way to the show at North Avenue Beach.For more information, visitchicagoairandwater

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-18 18:24:59

Glencoe School District 35 School Calendar 2018-19: First Day

WINETKA-GLENCOE, IL — The first day of school in Glencoe School District 35 is August 29 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The Glencoe School District 35 has released its 20


Local Crime from 16th District 8-15-18 - Nadig Newspapers - Northwest Side Local Newspapers

POLICE are investigating the death of an apparent homeless man who reportedly died of a possible drug overdose Tuesday morning, Aug. 14, near a railroad embankment at the Kennedy Expressway and Central Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.The man, who was described by police as

NADIGNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2018-08-19 11:22:15

Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65 Calendar 2018-19

LAKE FOREST-LAKE BLUFF, IL — The first day of school in Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65 is August 22 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The Lake Bluff Elementary Sch


Trio of boys steal vehicle, hospitalized after crashing three times on West Side

Officers spotted the vehicle running stop signs and red lights about 11:25 a.m. in the 200 block of North Karlov, according to Chicago police. When officers ran its license plate information, they learned the vehicle was stolen.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-08-18 22:38:00

Chicago-Area Locations Participating in Clear the Shelters

Dozens of shelters across Illinois will be waiving fees Saturday for the nationwide Clear the Shelters event. Here's a look at some of the participating shelters in the Chicago area. To find one near you click

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-18 13:55:38