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View Article 3:01 p.m. April 1, 2023 NBC Local Who is Brandon Johnson? What to Know About the Cook County Commissioner Ahead of the Runoff Election https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/brandon-johnson-what-to-know-ahead-of-runoff-election/3109709/ Just over a month after voters cast their ballot in the first round of the Chicago municipal elections, runoff elections for mayor and 14 of the city's 50 wards are just three days away. In the mayoral election, former CPS CEO Paul Vallas and Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson are ...
View Article 3:01 p.m. April 1, 2023 NBC Local Severe Weather Across Illinois Friday Night Leaves 4 Dead: IEMA https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/severe-weather-across-illinois-friday-night-leaves-4-dead-iema/3109714/ Four people were killed Friday evening as [ severe storms ][1] that potentially spawned several tornadoes swept across much of the state, according to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. One person was killed and 40 others were injured after the [ roof collapsed ][2] at the historic Apollo Theatre in ...
View Article 3:01 p.m. April 1, 2023 Fox Chicago Chicago weather: Thousands without power after severe storms, 2 tornadoes confirmed by NWS http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-weather-power-outage-tornadoes #### Storm causes deadly roof collapse at theater in Belvidere There were reports of 90 mph winds Friday night as violent weather moved through Illinois. The storm caused the roof to collapse on a crowd of concert goers inside the Belvidere Apollo Theatre killing one and injuring dozens of others. ...
View Article 3:01 p.m. April 1, 2023 Fox Chicago Police warn 11 armed robberies reported over 4 hours across Chicago http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-armed-robbery ** CHICAGO ** \- Chicago police released a community alert after 11 robberies were reported early Saturday morning across the city. In each instance, multiple armed men approached victims and demanded their property while threatening them. They would then flee in a waiting vehicle. The incidents happened at the following ...
View Article 3 p.m. April 1, 2023 Chicago Tribune At least 3 reported dead in Crawford County following spring storm, officials say https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-spring-storm-deaths-boone-county-20230401-qmhuoiumyffg3b5pyd6cnbdrhy-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ At least three people were reported dead in Crawford County in southern Illinois following a spring storm that created tornadoes in the region. At a news conference Saturday, Illinois State Rep. Adam Niemerg gathered with other officials to discuss the Friday night storm damage. “I have been on the phone ...
View Article 3 p.m. April 1, 2023 CBS Local Nearly a dozen victims robbed at gunpoint across Chicago, police say https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/11-victims-robbed-at-gunpoint-across-chicago/ ** CHICAGO (CBS) – ** Chicago police issued an alert after 11 people were robbed at gunpoint across the city Saturday morning. Police say multiple armed suspects approached victims on the sidewalk and demanded their property by threatening the use of force. After taking their possessions, the suspects entered into ...
View Article 3 p.m. April 1, 2023 ABC Local How to avoid being charged for automatically renewed subscriptions you don't use https://abc7chicago.com/my-subscriptions-how-to-cancel-manage-app/13065451/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- We all have monthly recurring subscriptions, but do you want them all? According to Forbes Advisor, a survey showed 83% of consumers believe streaming or app services don't make renewals obvious in hopes consumers forget they are subscribed. And, most people don't pay attention. ** SEE ALSO ...
View Article 3 p.m. April 1, 2023 ABC Local 11 armed robberies reported within 4 hours across 6 Chicago neighborhoods, police say https://abc7chicago.com/armed-robbery-chicago-crime-police-news/13065644/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- A least 11 armed robberies happened across six Chicago neighborhoods within four hours early Saturday morning, police said. ** SEE ALSO | [ Armed robbery spree across several Chicago neighborhoods leaves residents concerned for their safety ][2] ** The robberies happened in the Loop, Near North Side, ...
View Article 3 p.m. April 1, 2023 ABC Local Juror in Paltrow trial: 'It took us less than 20 minutes to say Gwyneth was not at fault' https://abc7chicago.com/gwyneth-paltrow-juror-ski-collision-civil-trial/13064996/ A juror who served on the civil trial relating to a 2016 ski collision involving Gwyneth Paltrow said "it took us less than 20 minutes to say Gwyneth was not at fault." Terry Sanderson, a retired optometrist, had sued Paltrow, an Oscar-winning actor and entrepreneur, over injuries he said he ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. April 1, 2023 NBC Local Belvidere's Apollo Theatre Condemned After Roof Collapse During Severe Storms Leaves Man Dead, 40 Others Injured https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/belvideres-apollo-theatre-condemned-after-roof-collapse-during-severe-storms-leaves-man-dead-40-others-injured/3109668/ Boone County and Belvidere officials provided an update Saturday morning after one person was killed and 40 others were injured Friday night when a [ roof collapse ][4] occurred during a concert at Belvidere's Apollo Theatre as [ severe storms ][5] swept through the community. According to Belvidere Fire Chief ...
View Article 1:01 p.m. April 1, 2023 NBC Local Here's a Look at Where Voter Turnout Stands With Mayoral Runoff Election Days Away https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/heres-a-look-at-where-voter-turnout-stands-with-mayoral-runoff-election-days-away/3109654/ With the 2023 Chicago [ mayoral runoff election ][1] just three days away, both former CPS CEO Paul Vallas and Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson are making their final efforts to court voters in what appears to be a neck-and-neck race. Though winning over voters who preferred one of the ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 Chicago Tribune Belvidere officials report 50-year-old man dead, 40 people injured in roof collapse at metal concert https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-belvidere-1-dead-40-injured-20230401-gjrnngxdafczdn5dtk72udtsre-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Belvidere city officials said at a news conference Saturday morning a 50-year- old man died and about 40 people were injured in a roof collapse Friday night at a metal concert. Two of the injured were in a “life-threatening” condition, according to Dan Zaccard, director of Boone County emergency management ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 Chicago Sun-Times Person fatally shot on Near West Side https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2023/4/1/23665750/fatal-shooting-chicago-randolph-near-west-side A person was fatally shot Friday night on the Near West Side. The male, whose age was unknown, was on a sidewalk in the 2100 block of West Randolph Street when someone wearing dark clothing approached and opened fire about 11 p.m., according to Chicago police. He suffered a gunshot ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 Chicago Sun-Times 14-year-old girl critically hurt when bullets from street hit West Pullman home https://chicago.suntimes.com/2023/4/1/23665778/14-year-old-girl-shot-west-pullman-chicago A 14-year-old girl was critically injured in a shooting early Saturday in the West Pullman neighborhood. The girl was inside a residence in the 12600 block of South Lowe Avenue when she heard gunshots coming from the street and felt pain about 1:30 a.m., according to Chicago police. She suffered ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 Chicago Sun-Times Man found shot to death in Lawndale https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2023/4/1/23665780/fatal-shooting-chicago-flournoy-lawndale A man was found shot to death early Saturday in the Lawndale neighborhood. Officers received a report of shots fired in the 3900 block of West Flournoy Street about 1:10 a.m. and found the 32-year-old unconscious on the ground, according to Chicago police. He’d suffered a gunshot wound to the ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 Chicago Sun-Times Illinois Deer Classic: Combining the legacy and the innovations https://chicago.suntimes.com/2023/4/1/23666069/illinois-deer-classic-combining-legacy-innovations ** PEORIA, Ill.— ** Fifty minutes into opening day of the Illinois Deer Classic Friday afternoon, tornado warnings on cell phones all around the Peoria Civic Center blared. Show staff asked vendors and attendees to stand against an interior wall as a tornadic storm raced over. “Imagine if a tornado ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 chicago-city-wire Chicago City Wire area weekly mass times https://chicagocitywire.com/stories/640457017-chicago-city-wire-area-weekly-mass-times The following parishes in the Chicago City Wire coverage area hold weekly mass at these designated times. [ Annunciata Church ][1] 11128 S. Avenue G, Chicago Sunday: 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM Tuesday: 7:30 AM, 8:30 AM Wednesday: 7:30 AM, 8:30 AM Thursday: 7:30 AM, 8:30 AM Friday: 7:30 ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 CBS Local Chicago weekend shootings: 1 dead, 7 wounded https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/chicago-weekend-shootings-1-dead-7-wounded/ ** CHICAGO (CBS) – ** At least one person is dead, and seven others are wounded in weekend shootings as of Saturday. The ages of the victims range from 14 to 45. In the first shooting of the weekend, two men were shot in the 1200 block of West 81st ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 ABC Local 84-year-old woman who lost life savings to scammer thought she was 'helping the government' https://abc7chicago.com/savings-account-ftc-scam-calls-money-laundering/13065020/ RALEIGH, N.C. -- A scammer used fear and intimidation to steal thousands of dollars from an 84-year-old North Carolina woman. She says she gave up her savings to "help the government," and now she's using her voice to help you. "The whole time I kept telling him, 'I know you're ...
View Article 1 p.m. April 1, 2023 CWB Chicago Armed robbery crew struck 10 times in about an hour this morning https://cwbchicago.com/2023/04/armed-robbery-crew-struck-10-times-in-about-an-hour-this-morning.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=armed-robbery-crew-struck-10-times-in-about-an-hour-this-morning Chicago — Yet another wave of armed robberies rolled across Chicago on Saturday morning. It started in the Loop around 5:45 a.m. and ended just over an hour later in Lincoln Park. At least 11 victims were robbed in 10 separate incidents as the group of three or four gunmen ...