Politics | Pritzker extends deadline again for state workers to get COVID-19 shots
State workers in congregate settings, such as prisons and long-term care facilities, now have until Oct. 26 to get their first COVID-19 vaccination after Gov. J.B. Pritzker extended a deadline for shots last week.
Special Report | Regional leaders defer to Arlington Heights on Bears stadium plansThough the impact will be regional, planning decisions, zoning approvals and other permissions needed for the potential multibillion-dollar Chicago Bears stadium and entertainment complex at Arlington Park rest with the elected leaders and village staff in Arlington Heights.
Columns | Muslim police officer is breaking barriers in BartlettMaha Ayesh of Lombard is the first in her extended Palestinian American family to become a police officer, joining the Bartlett Police Department last October. She also is the suburbs' first Muslim female police officer who wears a hijab -- an Islamic head covering.
Politics | Colin Powell, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims, diesColin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation suffered when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.
Columns | Lincicome: While we wait for signs of growth from Fields, Rodgers still owns BearsJustin Fields may eventually find an opposing quarterback that he is better than, but with Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger ahead, old men at the game, as is Aaron Rodgers, Fields is still just a fresh intern making the rounds.
News | 'This is going to change kids' lives': New South Elgin clubhouse for Boys & Girls Club breaks groundBoys & Girls Club of Elgin held a ceremonial groundbreaking for their new clubhouse in South Elgin. The former public works building at 735 Martin Drive will be the home to a new 20,000-square-foot facility that will provide daily education, meals, and activities for more than 250 children from kindergarten through eighth grade.
Sky | Chicago Sky win first WNBA title in franchise history; Copper named MVPThe Chicago Sky won the first WNBA title in franchise history Sunday, beating the Phoenix Mercury 80-74.
Crime | Prosecutor: Woman shot Rolling Meadows man after he refused a kissA woman fatally shot a man Thursday when he refused to kiss her -- and instead asked his girlfriend for a kiss -- while the three were hanging out and drinking at their Rolling Meadows home, Cook County prosecutors said at her bond hearing Saturday.
Lake County | Plan to realign Cedar Lake Road through Round Lake takes a detourThe proposed realignment of Cedar Lake Road through downtown Round Lake has hit a detour because of the discovery of several historic properties along the planned route.
Transportation | Pace looks to electric buses, Uber rides and express to O'Hare to rebuild COVID-19 damageThank you for that $2 Uber ride to the sushi bar, Pace. That's just one reinvention of Pace as the agency projects a 12% spending increase but no fare hike, a new express route to O'Hare, an electric fleet and extra cash for Dial-A-Rides.
Columns | Feder: Will we ever hear from Kathy Hart?It's been four years since Kathy Hart left The Mix without explanation, ending a 21-year run with Eric Ferguson as the most popular morning duo in Chicago radio history.
Special Report | How Bears' purchase of Arlington Park happened, and what might happen nextWhile talk of a Bears move to the suburbs has been happening for years, the team's pending purchase of Arlington Park and its 326 acres makes a move feel more real than ever before. Here's a look at how we got to this point, and what might happen next.
News | Proposed overhaul of Willowbrook Wildlife Center takes next step forwardDuPage County Forest Preserve commissioners will vote Tuesday on a $1.3 million contract with Wight & Company to advance to the next stage of design work on an extensive overhaul of Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn.
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