Two dead, 1 critical after found in Lakeview alley

Two dead, 1 critical after found in Lakeview alley

yesterday, 5:54
Labor board officials allege Starbucks violated labor law during Chicago union push Labor board officials allege Starbucks violated labor law during Chicago union push

Local labor board officials allege the coffee giant threatened and interrogated Chicago baristas at stores where workers were attempting to unionize.

yesterday, 12:00
Daywatch: After two decades, woman identifies herself as teen on infamous R. Kelly sex tape Daywatch: After two decades, woman identifies herself as teen on infamous R. Kelly sex tape

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

yesterday, 13:33
R. Kelly lawyer to cross-examine woman who testified she was teen on infamous sex video R. Kelly lawyer to cross-examine woman who testified she was teen on infamous sex video

R. Kelly’s attorney will get the chance to cross-examine the key witness in his Chicago federal trial, a woman who says she was the teenager seen on the sex tape that led to Kelly’s indictment two decades ago.

yesterday, 14:37
State law ending immigrant detention in McHenry, Kankakee county jails is upheld by federal appeals court State law ending immigrant detention in McHenry, Kankakee county jails is upheld by federal appeals court

The loss of the federal contract to hold the detainees likely will create a $6 million hole in the McHenry County budget, an official said.

yesterday, 17:17
Justin Pearlman buried after long struggle with heroin addiction Justin Pearlman buried after long struggle with heroin addiction

Lea Minalga, a longtime anti-drug and family support advocate in the St. Charles area, buries the cremated remains of her son Justin Pearlman, who died last year of a fentanyl overdose after a long period of sobriety.

yesterday, 18:26
Chicago’s three Christopher Columbus statues: A brief history Chicago’s three Christopher Columbus statues: A brief history

A history of Chicago's three statues of Christopher Columbus, which the city removed during the summer of 2020.

yesterday, 19:02
Column: How my epic vacation fails became a motto for this coming school year Column: How my epic vacation fails became a motto for this coming school year

I could fill a memoir with my tales of tows, tickets and other travails — all a result of my poor planning or magical thinking.

yesterday, 19:22
Christopher Columbus statues should not return to Chicago parks; other plaques and memorials should be removed or reconsidered, long-awaited monuments report recommends Christopher Columbus statues should not return to Chicago parks; other plaques and memorials should be removed or reconsidered, long-awaited monuments report recommends

Several other monuments, including those that negatively depict Native Americans, are also recommended for removal in the new report.

yesterday, 19:31
Two Chicago-area women plead guilty to breaching U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 insurrection Two Chicago-area women plead guilty to breaching U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 insurrection

Trudy Castle and Kimberly DiFrancesco admitted to one count of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building, a plea agreement says.

yesterday, 19:43