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View Article 1:04 p.m. May 28, 2024 NBC Local 6 Chicago steakhouses rank on new list of ‘World's 101 Best Steak Restaurants' https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/6-chicago-steakhouse-rank-on-new-list-of-worlds-101-best-steak-restaurants/3448065/ A popular Spanish steakhouse set in a refurbished 1880s Chicago townhome just nabbed a high spot on a new ranking of the best steakhouses across the globe. Asador Bastian, as Basque-influenced chophouse at 214 W. Erie Street in River North, earned the No. 14 spot on the new list of ...
View Article 1:04 p.m. May 28, 2024 NBC Local Illinois grocery tax and more: What to know as state budget faces pivotal vote https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-politics/illinois-grocery-tax-and-more-what-to-know-as-state-budget-faces-pivotal-vote/3448154/ Illinois residents could soon be in for some big changes -- particularly in their wallets -- as state lawmakers are expected to cast a pivotal vote on the Fiscal Year 2025 budget proposed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Over the weekend, the budget, largely resembling the one proposed by Pritzker earlier ...
View Article 1:04 p.m. May 28, 2024 NBC Local See inside the ‘Home Alone' house, now on the market for $5.25M https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/home-alone-house-for-sale-chicago-winnetka-illinois-much/3448225/ For the first time in more than a decade, the legendary " [ Home Alone" house in the Chicago suburb of Winnetka, Illinois ][1] is on the market, giving movie buffs and potential homebuyers the chance to fulfill their "childhood dreams." But it may look a bit different than you ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Fox Chicago Mayor Johnson unveils next phase of O'Hare Airport expansion project http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/ohare-21-airport-expansion-project #### Mayor Johnson unveils next phase of O'Hare Airport expansion project A modernization and expansion project known as O'Hare 21 is underway at one of the country's largest airports. Mayor Brandon Johnson unveiled renderings for the new Satellite Concourse 1 coming to O'Hare over the next few years. ** CHICAGO ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Fox Chicago Jet's Pizza moves to new River North location; offers special pizza deal http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/jets-pizza-moves-new-river-north-location-offers-special-pizza-deal ![][11] article ** CHICAGO ** \- Jet’s Pizza, formerly located at 207 W. Superior St., has officially moved to a new location in River North. The restaurant is now situated at 409 W. Chicago Ave. To commemorate the move, Jet’s Pizza is offering a special promotion on Wednesday, June 5. ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Fox Chicago Chicago's busiest bus route to receive upgrades for faster commutes http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-busiest-bus-route-upgrades-faster-commutes ** CHICAGO ** \- Construction is set to begin this week on new dedicated bus-only lanes along one of [ Chicago's ][6] most popular [ travel routes ][7] , transportation officials announced on Tuesday. The new bus-only lanes on the #66 Chicago Avenue route aim to improve bus reliability and ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Fox Chicago Man convicted of Chicago murder based on blind witness' testimony sues city, police http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/darien-harris-convicted-chicago-murder-blind-witness-testimony-sues-city-police #### Wrongfully convicted: Exonerated Chicago man speaks out A Chicago man who was convicted of murder at the age of 18 has been exonerated after 12 years behind bars. ** CHICAGO ** \- A [ Chicago man convicted of murder ][2] based in part on testimony from a legally blind ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Fox Chicago 16-year-old boy arrested 20 minutes after robbing man on Chicago's West Side: police http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-west-side-robbery ** CHICAGO ** \- A teen boy is accused of robbing a man on [ Chicago's West Side ][1] early Monday. The 16-year-old faces one felony count of aggravated armed robbery while indicating that he had a firearm. Around midnight Monday, the teen allegedly implied that he had a firearm ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Daily Herald St. Charles’ oldest school building celebrates final week as an elementary school https://www.dailyherald.com/20240528/news/st-charles-oldest-school-building-celebrates-final-week-as-an-elementary-school/ Lincoln Elementary School Principal Michelle Woodring greets students as they leave for the day in St. Charles. The building will house professional development and the school district’s transition program in the fall. _ Sandy Bressner/Shaw Local News Network _ St. Charles Unit District 303 administrators are preparing for the end ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Daily Herald Festivals May 31 to June 6: Gilberts Community Days, Cream of Wheaton, Roselle Lions Rose Festival, Pride parades and more https://www.dailyherald.com/20240528/entertainment/festivals-may-31-to-june-6-gilberts-community-days-cream-of-wheaton-roselle-lions-rose-festival/ ** Starts before Friday ** ** Cream of Wheaton: ** 5-10 p.m. Thursday, May 30; 4-11 p.m. Friday, May 31; 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 1; and 1-8 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Memorial Park, 225 Karlskoga Ave., and downtown Wheaton. Live entertainment, carnival, beer garden, food vendors, ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Daily Herald Kane County considers pay raises for elected officials https://www.dailyherald.com/20240528/local-politics/kane-county-considers-pay-raises-for-elected-officials/ The Kane County board will vote Wednesday on increasing the pay of county officers who are elected in November. Under the proposal, the county board chairman ‒ be it current chairman Corinne Pierog or her opponent, Lance Bell ‒ would be paid $130,000, 23% more than the current paycheck. But ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Chicago Tribune Obituaries |Albert Ruddy, Oscar-winning producer of ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby,’ dies at 94 https://www.chicagotribune.com/2024/05/28/albert-ruddy/ NEW YORK — Albert S. Ruddy, a colorful, Canadian-born producer and writer who won Oscars for “The Godfather” and “Million Dollar Baby,” developed the raucous prison-sports comedy “The Longest Yard” and helped create the hit sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died at age 94. Ruddy died “peacefully” Saturday at the UCLA ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Chicago Tribune Politics |New O’Hare satellite concourse renderings show rebuild plan, but questions remain https://www.chicagotribune.com/2024/05/28/new-ohare-satellite-concourse-renderings/ The sprawling expansion of O’Hare International Airport’s terminals took a step forward Tuesday as Mayor Brandon Johnson shared new plans for the project’s first satellite concourse. The announcement shows growing momentum on the long-awaited rebuild, which calls for replacing Terminal 2 with a new Global Terminal and adding two satellite ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Chicago Sun-Times Lexi Thompson will retire as a full-time LPGA Tour player https://chicago.suntimes.com/golf/2024/05/28/lexi-thompson-will-retire-as-a-full-time-lpga-tour-player LANCASTER, Pa. — Lexi Thompson is retiring this year from full-time competition, ending a career filled with a powerful game, an appeal to young fans and plenty of star-crossed moments in the majors. Thompson was to speak later Tuesday ahead of the U.S. Women’s Open. She is playing in her ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Chicago Sun-Times Cicada sex show says something about human life, and it's not good https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2024/05/28/cicada-sex-mating-life-cycles-human-existence So the cicadas are having an orgy, right? Pop out of the ground, fly around, singing their whirring lovesong, meet, mate, lay their eggs and promptly expire. Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking chitinous nymphal exoskeleton behind, stuck to a tree branch. The circle of life. Yet the double ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Chicago Sun-Times Woman accused of killing 3-year-old nephew by pushing him into Lake Michigan found fit to stand trial https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2024/05/28/woman-murder-3-year-old-nephew-lake-michigan-fit-for-trial A woman accused of killing her 3-year-old nephew by pushing him into Lake Michigan from Navy Pier has been found fit to stand trial with medication. Victoria Moreno, 35, faces counts of murder, aggravated battery and kidnapping charges after authorities said she threw Josiah Brown into the water on Sept. ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. May 28, 2024 Chicago Reader Review:Park Life https://chicagoreader.com/film/review-park-life/ One banal afternoon in Chicago, two strangers—an austere consultant from New York and a mopey writer-substitute teacher from Los Angeles—start chitchatting on a park bench. Here, against a backdrop of parents corralling their chaotic children away from the playground, these two unnamed protagonists, played by Kathleen McElfresh and Matt Dellapina, ...
View Article 1 p.m. May 28, 2024 Capitol Fax Analysts indicate Illinois sportsbook tax hike not a huge deal, but investors worry it’ll spread to other states http://capitolfax.com/2024/05/28/analysts-indicate-illinois-sportsbook-tax-hike-not-a-huge-deal-but-investors-worry-itll-spread-to-other-states/ * [ Crain’s ][12] … > As Pritzker and Illinois lawmakers search for ways to shore up the state’s budget as federal COVID dollars dissipate, they targeted the sports betting tax. Though Pritzker’s initial proposal would have hiked the tax from 15% to 35%, lawmakers subbed the flat tax for ...
View Article 1 p.m. May 28, 2024 Capitol Fax *** LIVE SESSION COVERAGE *** http://capitolfax.com/2024/05/28/live-session-coverage-359/
View Article 1 p.m. May 28, 2024 Capitol Fax Question of the day http://capitolfax.com/2024/05/28/question-of-the-day-3680/ * [ On Saturday ][3] , we watched part of Rep. Chris Miller’s (R-No Relation) [ floor remarks ][4] . During those remarks, [ he did this ][5] … * Rep. Travis Weaver recited a poem he wrote during a break in the action on Saturday. The poem mentioned me ...