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View Article 12:01 a.m. February 27, 2021 WGN TV Chicagoan who promotes Black-owned restaurants throughout city becomes lifeline for restaurant owners during pandemic https://wgntv.com/news/chicagos-very-own/chicagoan-who-promotes-black-owned-restaurants-throughout-city-becomes-lifeline-for-restaurant-owners-during-pandemic/ CHICAGO _ — _ A local food enthusiast who has used social media to promote Black-owned restaurants in Chicago and across the country has become a lifeline for local restaurant owners during a tumultuous year. Jeremy Joyce said last spring took the nation by storm, with the onset of the ...
View Article 12:01 a.m. February 27, 2021 WGN TV Man spends hours yelling for help after vehicle plunges over cliff on Colorado mountain pass https://wgntv.com/news/man-spends-hours-yelling-for-help-after-vehicle-plunges-over-cliff-on-colorado-mountain-pass/ OURAY COUNTY, Colo. ( [ KDVR ][1] ) — A man was hospitalized after the vehicle he was driving plunged off of a Colorado mountain pass Thursday morning, authorities said. The Ouray County Sheriff’s Office said Dack Klein, a Colorado Department of Transportation driver, came across a debris field on ...
View Article 12:01 a.m. February 27, 2021 NBC Local ‘Inequities Rampant' at Suburban Skokie School District, Local Leader Says https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/inequities-rampant-at-suburban-skokie-school-district-local-leader-says/2449015/ A local activist as well as a former teacher with Niles Township High School District 219 say there's a failure to hire and retain Black staff at the large suburban school district. Niles Township High School District 219 serves nearly 5,000 students in Skokie, Lincolnwood and Niles. But Jason Foster, ...
View Article 12:01 a.m. February 27, 2021 Fox Chicago Man steals car in Detroit after helping owner free it from the snow http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/man-steals-car-in-detroit-after-helping-owner-free-it-from-the-snow ** DETROIT ** \- A man lucky enough to get help digging his car out of the snow after it got stuck in [ Detroit ][11] had it stolen by the good samaritan who assisted him in the first place. ![][12] [ Detroit police ][13] are looking for a male ...
View Article 12:01 a.m. February 27, 2021 Fox Chicago Inbound Eisenhower Expressway shut down after 2 wounded in shooting near Pulaski http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/inbound-eisenhower-expressway-shut-down-after-2-wounded-in-shooting-near-pulaski ** CHICAGO ** \- Two people [ ** were shot ** ][7] Friday on the Eisenhower Expressway on ** [ the West Side ][8] ** . A male was driving east on I-290 about 8:20 p.m. when someone in another vehicle pulled up and fired shots at him near Pulaski ...
View Article 12:01 a.m. February 27, 2021 Fox Chicago Black woman goes from part-time server to owner of Roseville Outback Steakhouse http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/black-woman-goes-from-part-time-server-to-owner-of-roseville-outback-steakhouse ** ROSEVILLE, Mich. (FOX 2) ** \- It's been almost 20 years since Gretta Jackson first picked up the part-time server job at an Outback in Southfield to make a little extra money. But in nearly two decades she's clawed her way to the top and is the first Black ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 Fox Chicago Grosse Pointe Park man hangs KKK flag in window facing Black neighbor sparking outrage http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/grosse-pointe-park-man-hangs-kkk-flag-in-window-facing-black-neighbor-sparks-outrage ** GROSSE POINTE PARK, MIch. (FOX 2) ** \- A racist display has a community outraged in [ Grosse Pointe Park ][1] after a white resident displayed a KKK flag in the window of a home facing their Black neighbor Tuesday. #### Grosse Pointe Park residents shocked after KKK flag ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 Daily Herald Shootings shut down inbound I-290 from Cicero Avenue to downtown http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210226/shootings-shut-down-inbound-i-290-from-cicero-avenue-to-downtown Shootings shut down inbound I-290 from Cicero Avenue to downtown
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 Chicago Sun-Times Turnovers doom Bulls late, as Chris Paul shows why he’s still ‘big bro’ https://chicago.suntimes.com/sports-saturday/2021/2/26/22304257/bulls-turnovers-doom-late-cp3-shows-why-hes-still-big-bro There’s really no way for Bulls guard Coby White to put into words what future Hall of Famer Chris Paul has meant to him. White has tried numerous times since being drafted in 2019, but he usually falls short. White and Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. played for Paul’s AAU ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 Chicago Sun-Times Michael O’Brien’s high school basketball notebook https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/2/26/22304279/high-school-basketball-notebook-michael-obrien Clark junior Darrius Perryman was tremendous tonight. He scored 19 points in the fourth quarter to give the newly-promoted Eagles a huge win at North Lawndale. And then he trusted me to tell his story, which is a brave thing considering we’ve met just once before. Related #### [ Darrius ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 Chicago Sun-Times Teen boy killed in Marquette Park shooting; 2 in custody: police https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2021/2/26/22304321/marquette-park-shooting-teen-boy-killed-2-in-custody Two people are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a teenage boy Friday in Marquette Park on the Southwest Side. The boy, 16, was visiting a friend about 8:45 p.m. when two males started arguing with him inside an apartment in the 6300 block of South Richmond ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 Chicago Now Local Beer Review: Lo Rez Voxel http://www.chicagonow.com/the-beeronaut/2021/02/local-beer-review-lo-rez-voxel/ ![Local Beer Review: Lo Rez Voxel][1] Lo Rez Voxel American Saison As always, I have a backlog of beers I want to write about tin this space. I've especially wanted to shout out to local brewers that I haven't had much change to highlight before. Like [ Lo Rez Brewing ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 chicago-city-wire Select Chicago Postal Offices reported inaccurate data of mail conditions https://chicagocitywire.com/stories/574826867-select-chicago-postal-offices-reported-inaccurate-data-of-mail-conditions Erroneous reporting of mail conditions in select Chicago stations has been found based on an [ ** audit conducted by the Office of Inspector General, United States Postal Service ** ][1] between Sept. 2020 until Feb. 2021. According to the report, the management at Auburn Park, Henry McGee, Ashburn, and ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 CBS Local Oak Lawn Police Warn Of Thieves Posing As Utility Workers https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/26/oak-lawn-utility-workers-thieves-scam/ **CHICAGO (CBS) -- **A warning to suburban homeowners: Thieves are posing as village workers to get inside people's homes. Three homes in Oak Lawn were targeted in less than a week. Now police are saying to keep an eye out for neighbors, especially if they are senior citizens. "That's the ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 CBS Local Investigation Launched At Calumet City School Due To Controversial Black History Month Assignement https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/26/calumet-city-black-history-month-project-investigation-wentworth-junior-high/ **CALUMET CITY, Ill. (CBS) -- **A controversial Black History Month school assignment has launched an investigation at a south suburban school. One parent said he could not believe the project his son was assigned. The student's father was just checking over his son's homework when he came across that assignment. ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 CBS Local Bar And Restaurant Owners Fight For Late Night Hours While Trying To Stay In Business Amid COVID-19 Pandemic https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/02/26/illinois-chicago-bar-restaurant-late-night-hours-covid-19/ **CHICAGO (CBS) -- **Fighting for more hours, bars and restaurants still have to close at midnight with last call for drinks at 11 p.m. Those restricted hours are particularly difficult for late night spots with special hour licenses. Many have had to totally change their business models on top of ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 ABC Local Inbound I-290 shut down between Cicero Ave, downtown Chicago after expressway shooting; 2 injured https://abc7chicago.com/ib-290-closed-from-cicero-ave-to-downtown-after-2-injured-in-shooting/10374425/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two people were injured in two separate cars by apparently the same shooter on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway Friday night, Illinois State Police said. State police said the shooting was reported on inbound I-290 at Pulaski around 8:20 p.m. A man told troopers another car traveling in ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 ABC Local Edgewater's Herb Restaurant gives out free dinners to the community https://abc7chicago.com/society/edgewater-thai-restaurant-gives-out-free-dinners-to-the-community/10374535/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- It's Friday night and Thai takeout is what's for dinner, but tonight the meal is on the house. "I have my team working in the kitchen, so at least they have some work to do, and then the community is able to enjoy," said owner Patty Neumson. ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 ABC Local Chicago Weather: Clear with Spring-like warmth Saturday https://abc7chicago.com/weather/chicago-weather-clear-with-spring-like-warmth-saturday/110063/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- Clearing skies, Spring-like warmth. Highs around 50. ** [ Get the latest weather info with our ABC7 Chicago AccuWeather app ][3] ** . Here's your 7-day weather forecast. ** Saturday ** : Clearing skies, warm. High: 50, Low: 38 ** Sunday ** : Drizzle early, windy. High: ...
View Article midnight February 27, 2021 ABC Local Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely after theft, shooting https://abc7chicago.com/lady-gagas-dogs-recovered-safely-after-theft-shooting/10374329/ LOS ANGELES -- Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said. A woman brought the dogs to the LAPD's Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m, said Capt. Jonathan Tippett, ...