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View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 NBC Local Wounded Army veteran moves into new home in south suburbs https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/wounded-army-veteran-moves-into-new-home-in-south-suburbs/3363642/ Thursday is a big day for wounded U.S. Army veteran Manuel Cabreros, who now has a home to call his own. Cabreros moved into the 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in Harvey with all of his belongings, looking ahead to a new beginning. “I think it is going to take some time ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 NBC Local New report highlights restorative justice practice, but finds Cook County's courts could improve https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/new-report-highlights-restorative-justice-practice-but-finds-cook-countys-courts-could-improve/3363704/ ** CHICAGO ** – A new report released this week offers a critical examination of Cook County’s restorative justice courts – finding that while the practice is well-intentioned – the courts’ execution could use some improvement – including more community involvement and assigning cases that have actual victims. Unlike the ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 NBC Local Off-duty Chicago police officer involved in North Side shooting https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/off-duty-chicago-police-officer-involved-in-north-side-shooting/3363798/ An off-duty Chicago police officer is on administrative leave after he discharged his weapon during a confrontation with an armed individual on the city’s North Side. According to Chicago police, the officer was driving northbound in an alley in the 2700 block of North Halsted when he observed two men ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 Fox Chicago Odysseus moon lander makes historic landing, transmits signal back http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/odysseus-moon-landing-watch-live #### Odysseus successfully lands on the moon Intuitive Machines' Odysseus spacecraft successfully completed an historic moon landing. It marks the first US moon landing in 52 years and the first ever Moon landing by a private company. The [ _ Odysseus lunar lander _ ][9] , developed by Houston-based company ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 Fox Chicago Chicago police search for suspects in Northwest Side business robberies http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-police-search-suspects-northwest-side-business-robberies ** CHICAGO ** \- Chicago police are looking to identify two suspects wanted for several business robberies on [ Chicago ][5] 's Northwest Side this month. The incidents all occurred between Feb. 13 and Feb. 16. Police say the offenders took cash and items from the businesses. The crimes happened ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 Fox Chicago Chicago weather: Colder air arrives Friday along with rain, snow showers http://www.fox32chicago.com/weather/chicago-weather-cold-air-friday-rain-snow #### Colder air arrives Friday along with rain, snow showers Emily Wahls has your Chicago weather update! ** CHICAGO ** \- Skies were expected to clear Thursday night in [ Chicago ][4] , with lows reaching the mid 30s. Friday's forecast brings a mix of conditions, with sunshine dominating the ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 Fox Chicago 'Oldest dog ever,' Bobi, stripped of title by Guinness World Records after death http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/oldest-dog-ever-bobi-stripped-of-title-by-guinness-world-records-after-death ![GettyImages-1247079132.jpg][1] article A picture taken on February 12, 2023 shows Bobi, a 30 year-old Portuguese dog that has been declared the world's oldest dog by Guinness World Records, at his home in the village of Conqueiros near Leiria. ** (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images) ** ** ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 Columbia Chronicle Breaking: Student registration for Fall 2024 postponed until late April due to curriculum changes https://columbiachronicle.com/breaking-student-registration-for-fall-2024-was-postponed-until-late-april-due-to-curriculum-changes The college is pushing back spring registration until April 22, which was originally supposed to be April 1, because of changes to the fall schedule brought on by the need for cuts and lower enrollment projections. Students will get to see the fall course schedule on April 15, according to ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 Chicago Sun-Times Chicago’s Ukrainian community defiantly looks ‘evil in the eye’ to mark Russian invasion anniversary: ‘You’re not winning’ https://chicago.suntimes.com/ukraine/2024/02/22/chicago-ukraine-anniversary-russia-invasion-youre-not-winning When Natalia Sydorenko and her daughters fled their native Ukraine after Russia’s 2022 invasion, they never meant to leave for good, and days ahead of the grim second anniversary of that day, they still hold onto hope of returning. “They still have this love for their motherland,” the former Kyviv ...
View Article 8:01 p.m. February 22, 2024 Chicago Sun-Times Bears ‘disappointed’ after Board of Review blocks lower Arlington Heights property tax bill https://chicago.suntimes.com/bears/2024/02/22/bears-stadium-arlington-heights-property-tax-review Chicago Bears executives on Thursday said they were “disappointed” that Cook County officials sacked their effort for a bigger property tax break on the team’s land in Arlington Heights, throwing the latest block in the way of their drive for a new stadium in the northwest suburb. The Cook County ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 CBS Local Uniting Voices Chicago inspires and uplifts students through music https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/uniting-voices-chicago-students-music/ ** CHICAGO (CBS) -- ** It's a special Black History Month concert featuring 2,500 Chicago students taking turns on stage. They're lifting their voices and supporting each other. It's held each year by [ Uniting Voices Chicago ][8] . Twenty-five hundred Chicago Public School students fill the seats at Chicago ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 CBS Local Metra app company apologies for February crash causing chaos with commuters https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/metra-app-company-apologies-february-crash/ ** CHICAGO (CBS) -- ** A big apology to Metra riders following this month's [ Ventra meltdown ][1] . On Thursday, reps from Ventra app-maker Cubic told Metra officials they tested the app for months before it crashed on its debut. The Ventra app crashed the same day Metra rolled ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 block-club-chicago Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Remove Police Officers From Schools https://blockclubchicago.org/2024/02/22/chicago-board-of-education-votes-to-remove-police-officers-from-schools/ _ This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at [ ckbe.at/newsletters ][1] _ CHICAGO — During a meeting in which tempers flared and community members argued over the merits of school police, Chicago’s Board of Education voted Thursday to eliminate all school police officers by ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 ABC Local 'I think she can do it': Why some South Carolina voters are sticking with Haley despite polls https://abc7chicago.com/nikki-haley-south-carolina-primary-donald-trump/14458401/ Voters in South Carolina are getting ready to weigh in on Saturday's Republican presidential primary: a matchup between former President Donald Trump and former Gov. [ Nikki Haley ][15] . _ The video is from a previous report. _ With Haley significantly trailing Trump in the polls, ABC News asked ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 ABC Local Firefighters battle house fire in Dixmoor https://abc7chicago.com/dixmoor-house-fire-south-suburbs-firefighters-chicago-breaking-news/14458331/ DIXMOOR, Ill. (WLS) -- Crews were at the scene of a house fire in Dixmoor Thursday afternoon. Chopper7 was over the scene at Lawson Lane and Page in the southern suburb. ### [ ABC7 Chicago is now streaming 24/7. Click here to watch ][14] Flames and smoke could be seen ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 ABC Local Billy Dee Williams in Lincoln Park to promote new memoir https://abc7chicago.com/billy-dee-williams-memoir-lincoln-park-chicago-star-wars-actor/14458113/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- Billy Dee Williams is in Chicago Thursday, promoting his new memoir called "What Have We Here? Portraits of a Life." The veteran actor told ABC7 he's always been ready for his closeup, especially in the movie "Mahogany," which was shot in Chicago with Diana Ross. ### [ ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 ABC Local Some ComEd customers can't log in to access bills, get wrong balances during system upgrade https://abc7chicago.com/comed-login-bill-pay-website-down/14458461/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- Some ComEd customers said they can't log into their accounts to pay their bill and, when calling customer service have been told outrageous balances, while the utility's billing system undergoes an upgrade. ComEd said it is in the middle of a billing system upgrade, and during the ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 ABC Local Pritzker proposes eliminating sales tax on groceries, mayors worry about revenue loss https://abc7chicago.com/illinois-grocery-tax-il-sales-groceries-jb-pritzker/14458591/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- Governor JB Pritzker's plan to permanently eliminate the sales tax on groceries drew praise for some lawmakers during his State of the State address. But the unintended consequences for local governments could be very costly. The prices of groceries is still a concern for many shoppers; dollars ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 ABC Local Oscars 2024: How the coveted Academy Award statue is made https://abc7chicago.com/oscars-statues-where-are-made-epner-technology/5896908/ BROOKLYN, New York -- It's every actor's dream to win an [ Oscar ][2] in Hollywood, but the ultimate movie trophy is prepped and plated in Brooklyn. Epner Technology has been "dressing" Oscar Statuette in Laser Gold since 2016. Polich Tallix in Rock Tavern, NY, about two hours out of ...
View Article 8 p.m. February 22, 2024 ABC Local 'Hail Mary pass': Chicago banker, former Trump adviser makes last minute plea for probation https://abc7chicago.com/stephen-calk-chicago-banker-trump-adviser-probation-plea/14458656/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- Facing a one-year prison sentence for trying to buy his way into a cabinet post, Stephen Calk is trying to use a new law to give him a jail break. Calk was convicted of conspiring to bribe his way into a top White House appointment in the ...