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View Article 7:02 p.m. June 30, 2022 WGN TV Sentimental journey home for Machesney Park Marine killed in aircraft crash https://wgntv.com/news/sentimental-journey-home-for-machesney-park-marine-killed-in-aircraft-crash/ ROCKFORD, Ill. — The remains of a fallen Marine, Nathan Carlson, one of five service members killed in a training accident in California, were returned to his home base of Machesney Park near Rockford on Thursday. Hundreds turned out to give the Marine a personal escort to his hometown, including ...
View Article 7:02 p.m. June 30, 2022 NBC Local Chicago Rooftop Bars: Here's Where to Catch a Drink With a View in the City https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-rooftop-bars-heres-where-to-catch-a-drink-with-a-view-in-the-city/2870753/ Chicagoans can take their sips to new heights this summer by visiting rooftop bars to cool down from the heat. From trendy, themed bars to classy cocktail lounges, rooftops in Chicago allow for a place to enjoy cocktails while taking in the unbeatable views. Here are 21 rooftops to visit ...
View Article 7:02 p.m. June 30, 2022 NBC Local ‘Walking Man' Now Listed in Fair Condition After Suffering Severe Burns in Attack Last Month https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/walking-man-now-listed-in-fair-condition-after-suffering-severe-burns-in-attack-last-month/2870943/ Joseph Kromelis — the famed “Walking Man” of downtown Chicago — continues to improve after suffering life-threatening injuries last month when he was severely burned while sleeping near Trump Tower. Kromelis’ is now listed in fair condition after initially being admitted to Stroger Hospital in critical condition at the end ...
View Article 7:02 p.m. June 30, 2022 NBC Local 1 Seriously Hurt in Stabbing at Downtown CTA Blue Line Station https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/1-seriously-hurt-in-stabbing-at-downtown-cta-blue-line-station/2870952/ One person was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries following a stabbing at a CTA station in the Loop Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The stabbing occurred before 5 p.m. at the Monroe CTA Blue Line Station near Dearborn Street. What specifically led up to the stabbing is unknown, ...
View Article 7:02 p.m. June 30, 2022 NBC Local Illinois Receives Monkeypox Vaccines as State Sees Third Highest Number of Confirmed Cases in US https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-receives-monkeypox-vaccines-as-state-sees-third-highest-number-of-confirmed-cases-in-us/2870985/ Illinois health officials is expected to receive doses of a monkeypox vaccine, the Illinois Department of Health announced Thursday, as the state continues to record some of the most cases in the U.S. As part of the national strategy to combat the virus, IDPH revealed that the state has received ...
View Article 7:02 p.m. June 30, 2022 NBC Local Chicago Man Charged With Phony Distress Call https://www.nbcchicago.com/investigations/chicago-man-charged-with-phony-distress-call/2870927/ A 45-year-old Chicago man faces charges for making police believe one of their own was in trouble and needed help. The incident unfolded Monday night near the Belmont Avenue CTA station, where a growing crowd of young people had already triggered a substantial police response. In the midst of the ...
View Article 7:02 p.m. June 30, 2022 Fox Chicago Chicago fire officials use dummy to show what could go wrong blowing off fireworks http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-fire-officials-use-dummy-to-show-what-could-go-wrong-blowing-off-fireworks #### Chicago firefighters warn of fireworks dangers Last Fourth of July weekend, Chicago saw 30 building fires, seven garage fires and nearly 30 dumpster fires — all believed to be the result of fireworks. ** CHICAGO ** \- Last [ Fourth of July ][20] weekend, [ Chicago ][21] saw 30 ...
View Article 7:02 p.m. June 30, 2022 Fox Chicago Scammer pretended to be Chicago cop, illegally searched bag — BBB issues warning http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/scammer-pretended-to-be-chicago-cop-illegally-searched-bag-bbb-issues-warning #### BBB warns of law enforcement impostors A warning from the Better Business Bureau, as scammers are increasingly impersonating Chicago-area police officers to steal your money and identity. ** CHICAGO ** \- A warning from the Better Business Bureau, as [ scammers ][16] are increasingly impersonating [ Chicago ][17] -area ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Fox Chicago Chicago's 'Walking Man' now listed in fair condition after suffering severe burns in attack last month http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicagos-walking-man-now-listed-in-fair-condition-after-suffering-severe-burns-in-attack-last-month #### Homeless man, 75, critically injured after being set on fire while sleeping under Trump Tower A 75-year-old man was doused in a flammable liquid and set on fire early Wednesday on the Near North Side. ** CHICAGO ** \- Joseph Kromelis — the famed "Walking Man" of downtown [ ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Fox Chicago Calls grow in Illinois to help kids manage their mental health http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/calls-grow-in-illinois-to-help-kids-manage-their-mental-health #### Calls grow in Illinois to help kids manage their mental health On Thursday, an Illinois Senate committee heard from people on the front lines of a mental health crisis for kids. ** KANE COUNTY ** \- There is a new push in [ Illinois ][8] to help kids manage ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Fox Chicago July 4th Chicago travel: 42 million people to hit the road http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/july-4th-chicago-travel-42-million-people-to-hit-the-road #### July 4th travel: 42 million people to hit the road Many people who are traveling for the Fourth of July are already well on their way, or will be soon. ** CHICAGO ** \- AAA is predicting a record number of road-trippers this [ holiday ][5] weekend. Many people ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Fox Chicago Minimum wage for Chicago, suburban Cook County to increase Friday http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-minimum-wage-to-increase-beginning-friday #### Minimum wage bump for Chicago, suburban Cook County Some workers in Chicago and suburban Cook County can expect to see an increase in their paychecks. ** CHICAGO ** \- Some workers in [ Chicago ][1] can expect to see an increase in their [ paychecks ][2] beginning in July. ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Chicago Tribune Afternoon Briefing: Judge rules R. Kelly’s Chicago indictment will remain intact https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-aud-cb-afternoon-briefing-newsletter-jun30-20220630-ilpw6bhdofe7pcwxgllm5bm3e4-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Good afternoon, Chicago. [ Chicago’s “Walking Man” has started to rebound from injuries ][13] suffered when he was set on fire in May while sleeping on the street. A hospital spokesperson confirmed to the Tribune today that his condition has been upgraded to “fair.” We’re following news that a federal ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Chicago Tribune Illinois throws its hat into the ring for new federal health research agency https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-chicago-wants-new-federal-research-agency-lightfoot-20220630-b5ufqskl4bbslgbzgxsofe2iqe-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Illinois leaders are making the case that the Chicago area should be home to a new $1 billion federal agency focused on health research. Fifteen members of the state’s congressional delegation and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot are throwing their support behind the effort to locate the Advanced Research Projects Agency ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Chicago Tribune Illinois getting nearly 4,500 doses of monkeypox vaccine from national stockpile https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-illinois-monkeypox-vaccine-stockpile-20220630-rxsrmkttsncito5lmu4vjjtpd4-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Illinois and Chicago are receiving nearly 4,500 doses of a vaccine that can prevent monkeypox, from the national stockpile, amid a growing number of cases in the state. The Illinois Department of Health will initially get 1,291 doses of the JYNNEOS vaccine, and the Chicago Department of Public Health will ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Chicago Tribune Jefferson Park stores defaced with swastikas https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-racist-swastika-graffiti-northwest-20220630-ruawgxucojgghbdqhmhyioawiu-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ When Arcan Abu-hashish saw the black swastikas painted on his Jefferson Park smoke shop, he felt broken, he said, and scared. “I just wish he’d leave us alone,” Abu-hashish said about the vandal. “It’s very disappointing, to see someone carry hate.” The swastikas were painted on the shop’s back door, ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Chicago Tribune The end of ‘Remain in Mexico’ immigration policy uplifts hope for immigration advocates but changes little for asylum seekers at the border, say Chicago-area advocates https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-trump-era-asylum-policy-overturned-20220630-lgjqp3oz6fe5viztm53jp66ici-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/news/ Over the past three years, Julie Contreras, an immigration and humanitarian activist from the Waukegan area, has visited the makeshift tent encampments filled with asylum-seekers on the southwestern border that were erected after the Trump administration enacted the “Remain in Mexico” program in 2019. Contreras said she has witnessed the ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times ‘My Fair Lady’ revival gives us a fabulously empowered Eliza and more https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/6/30/23190057/my-fair-lady-review-cadillac-palace-thaetre-chicago-bartlett-sher Roughly 65 years since it debuted on Broadway, the music of “My Fair Lady” remains as lush and melodious as you’d expect from an indisputable classic. All those glorious show-tune oldies — “On the Street Where You Live,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” “I Could Have Danced All Night” — sound ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times Why isn’t Darren Bailey ashamed? https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2022/6/30/23189455/darren-baily-illinois-governor-election-pritzker-donald-trump In my career, I’ve reported on many people sunk in a state of debasement. Emaciated crack addicts nestled in filthy nests of rags on Lower Wacker Drive. Diseased prostitutes selling their bodies to passing cars on Cicero Avenue. Impoverished street people huddling in Uptown doorways in sub-zero weather. I try ...
View Article 7:01 p.m. June 30, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times On ‘Mercury — Act 2,’ Imagine Dragons offer a light at the end of the tunnel https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/6/30/23190585/mercury-act-2-review-imagine-dragons-offer-light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel-music ** “Mercury — Act 2,” Imagine Dragons (Interscope) ** If you were hiding under your bed after listening to the last album by Imagine Dragons, it’s time to come out. The second volume of “Mercury” is upbeat, often Caribbean-spiced and throbbing. It’s the sound of a band getting its arena ...