Skokie woman struck by car, killed in Morton Grove Skokie woman struck by car, killed in Morton Grove

Morton Geove police said a driver struck and killed an 89-year-old Skokie woman on Oakton Street at Long Avenue.

June 27, 2022, 17:43
In extreme heat, trees can help cool neighborhoods. But a Tribune investigation found the city has planted more trees in wealthier, whiter areas In extreme heat, trees can help cool neighborhoods. But a Tribune investigation found the city has planted more trees in wealthier, whiter areas

Over the past decade the city has backtracked on ambitious goals made years ago to provide residents with trees, particularly on the South and West sides where researchers say trees are needed the most, a Tribune investigation found.

June 27, 2022, 18:45
From treating ash trees to neighborhood outreach to petitions, residents rally to protect the urban forest From treating ash trees to neighborhood outreach to petitions, residents rally to protect the urban forest

While Chicago figures out how to make its urban forest more equitable, some residents are taking tree matters into their own hands.

June 27, 2022, 18:48
Lake Michigan levels dropping, revealing how much work is needed to repair Chicago’s eroded beaches Lake Michigan levels dropping, revealing how much work is needed to repair Chicago’s eroded beaches

Giant concrete barriers separate a field of jagged rocks from a grassy playground at Rogers Park Beach on Lake Michigan. There is no white sand. Only “do not swim” signs spray-painted on the uninviting blocks.

June 27, 2022, 18:50
Fox News analyst’s 18-year-old brother fatally shot in Chicago Friday Fox News analyst’s 18-year-old brother fatally shot in Chicago Friday

Gianno Caldwell, Fox News analyst, took to social media to share news that his 18-year-old brother Christian Beamons had been shot dead in Morgan Park on the South Side of Chicago early Friday morning.

June 27, 2022, 19:25
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pledges abortion support, curses Justice Clarence Thomas Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pledges abortion support, curses Justice Clarence Thomas

Lightfoot was discussing Thomas' concurring opinion on the decision that overturned Roe v. Wade.

June 27, 2022, 19:41
Cook County returns to high COVID-19 alert level as hospitalizations increase Cook County returns to high COVID-19 alert level as hospitalizations increase

Cook County is back at high level of COVID-19 transmission and hospitalizations, the CDC said. The county had been moved to "medium" in mid-June.

June 27, 2022, 19:50
6 injured when 89-year-old driver runs over picnic-goers in Schiller Woods Forest Preserve 6 injured when 89-year-old driver runs over picnic-goers in Schiller Woods Forest Preserve

Six people and an 89-year-old driver were treated for injuries after the 89-year-old drove her car into pedestrians in Schiller Park Forest Preserve with her car Sunday night.

June 27, 2022, 19:59
Fed up with Chicago’s expensive housing and parking woes? One TikTok user’s suggestion: Move to Peoria. Fed up with Chicago’s expensive housing and parking woes? One TikTok user’s suggestion: Move to Peoria.

Angelica Ostaszewski's pride for Peoria is infectious. So much so that her TikTok videos about the city have gone viral. Her wish: For more to move to Peoria!

June 27, 2022, 22:10
Afternoon Briefing: Once again, Cook County on high alert for COVID-19 Afternoon Briefing: Once again, Cook County on high alert for COVID-19

Good afternoon, Chicago. Here's what is happening today.

June 27, 2022, 22:10