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Highland Park Police ‘Danger’ Warning Couldn't Bar Alleged Parade Shooter From Buying Rifle, State Police Say
CHICAGO — Two days after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Independence Day parade shocked the country and put renewed focus on weaknesses in Illinois’ gun laws, authorities continued to hash out how alleged gunman Robert Crimo III apparently boug
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Man Accused In Highland Park Parade Shooting Ordered Held Without Bail; Another Victim Is Identified
CHICAGO — A Lake County judge ordered Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, accused of carrying out the rooftop massacre at Highland Park’s Independence Day parade, held without bond as his prosecution on seven counts of first-degree murder begins. Calling Cr
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‘It Has Just Shattered Our Communities And Shaken All Of Us,’ Says Official At Church That Highland Park Shooting Suspect Sometimes Attended
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — Members of the Highland Park community came together to grieve Tuesday after seven people were killed and more than two dozen others injured in a mass shooting during the town’s Independence Day parade. In the first of several v
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It Came From Rosemont — From Fan Expo To C2E2, Chicago’s Big Nerd Cons Return To Full Strength
CHICAGO — The other night, I watched a woman in a dinosaur costume walk across River Road in Rosemont. Police stopped cars so that she could trudge awkwardly across four lanes of traffic. It was nice to see. For the first 18 months or so of the pande
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‘Maggie’ Review: When ‘Friends’ Meets ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ But There’s A Psychic Who Can See The Future
An ensemble comedy about relationships that’s actually funny, “Maggie” on Hulu follows in the footsteps of so many sitcoms that have come before it, from “Living Single” to “Friends” to “New Girl.” But it is “How I Met Your Mother” that comes to mind
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He Testified To The Senate About Pervasive Gun Violence. Then His Niece And Friend Were Shot
CHICAGO — Ernest Willingham testified before the U.S. Senate last month about growing up in Chicago with gun violence literally surrounding him. His father, brother and cousin have all been shot and his best friend killed. He’s been to “more funerals
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Victory Gardens Theater Places Artistic Director ‘On Leave’ And Sees A Mass Resignation Of Affiliated Artists
CHICAGO — Victory Gardens Theater, a venerable and Tony Award-winning Chicago company that has seen more than its share of staff turmoil in recent years, appears to have entered another deeply unstable period. On Tuesday, the Tribune has learned, the
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Highland Park Shooting Victims Include Both Parents Of Toddler Found Wandering Alone After Gunfire. ‘Are Mommy And Daddy Coming Soon?’ Boy Asked Grandfather
CHICAGO — Toddler Aiden McCarthy was found wandering alone in the chaotic aftermath of Monday’s mass shooting in Highland Park as strangers sought to reunite him with his family. Tuesday it emerged that the parents of 2-year-old Aiden, Irina and Kevi
Chicago Tribune10 min. leídosLGBTQIA+ Studies
In Chicago, Killings Of Transgender Women Of Color Often Go Unsolved. ‘There’s No Justice,’ Relatives Say
CHICAGO — Speaking through tears, Rosemary Gamble returns again and again to the questions she would like to ask her granddaughter’s killer: Why did you do this? What could she have possibly done to you? Did you act out of hatred? Have you killed
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Margo Jefferson Feels Ghosts Around Her. The Chicago-born Writer Of ‘Negroland’ Spends A Day With Us Visiting Some Of Them.
CHICAGO — Margo Jefferson, who has worked a half-century as one of the more formidable and composed critics of American culture, watched the city unwind from the back seat of an SUV. We moved slowly through traffic, maneuvering from the Loop to Wicke
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Commentary: Stop Driving Farther For Gas Bargains. There Is No Such Thing
Now that gas is $5 per gallon, do you drive around longer looking to save on the price per gallon? I was listening to a radio show in which callers were offering their rules of thumb, such as: “If I can save at least 15 cents, it is worth it. Gas is
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John Bryant Embraces Coaching The Chicago Bulls Summer League Team After His Father’s Death: ‘He’d Be So Proud Of Me’
When he makes his head coaching debut in the Chicago Bulls’ first NBA Summer League game Friday, John Bryant will have one person at the front of his mind — his father, John. Bryant didn’t travel to Las Vegas with the Bulls last year for summer leagu
Chicago Tribune11 min. leídosGender Studies
En Chicago, Los Asesinatos De Mujeres Transgénero Afroamericanas A Menudo Quedan Sin Resolver. 'No Hay Justicia', Dicen Los Familiares
CHICAGO— Hablando entre lágrimas, Rosemary Gamble vuelve una y otra vez a las preguntas que le gustaría hacerle al asesino de su nieta: ¿Por qué lo hizo?¿Qué pudo haberle hecho ella?¿Actuó por odio?¿Ha matado a alguien más? "Antes de dejar esta tierr
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Paul Sullivan: Spotlight On Manager David Ross Gets Even Brighter After Cubs’ Dismal 1st Half
Kyle Hendricks was pulled after three innings Tuesday night in Milwaukee with right shoulder soreness, and the first question posed to Chicago Cubs manager David Ross was how Hendricks was feeling. “Uh, I mean, I think that’s a weird question to ask,
Chicago Tribune3 min. leídosCrime & Violence
No Bail For Accused Highland Park Shooter, Who Also Considered 2nd Attack In Wisconsin
CHICAGO — A Lake County judge on Wednesday ordered Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, accused of carrying out the rooftop massacre at Highland Park’s Independence Day parade, held without bond on seven counts of first-degree murder. Calling Crimo a “specif
Chicago Tribune4 min. leídosAmerican Government
Vice President Kamala Harris Visits Highland Park Following Shooting And Calls For Federal Ban On Assault Weapons
CHICAGO — Less than 36 hours after a shooter opened fire at the Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, killing seven people, Vice President Kamala Harris arrived in the north suburb Tuesday evening calling for federal action on assault weapons. “We’
Chicago Tribune10 min. leídosLGBTQIA+ Studies
In Chicago, Killings Of Transgender Women Of Color Often Go Unsolved. ‘There’s No Justice,’ Relatives Say
CHICAGO — Speaking through tears, Rosemary Gamble returns again and again to the questions she would like to ask her granddaughter’s killer: Why did you do this? What could she have possibly done to you? Did you act out of hatred? Have you killed
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Commentary: I’m A Young Resident Physician Who Has Learned How Hard It Is To Navigate Human Suffering
I am a resident physician, a brand-new doctor. I am just beginning my residency training. The process of becoming a doctor is long and tedious and involves a tremendous amount of work and dogged commitment. We complete undergraduate education, four y
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Paul Sullivan: A Tragic Event In Highland Park Became Just Another Day At The Ballpark — And In America
About 3½ hours before the Chicago White Sox met the Minnesota Twins Monday to start the biggest series of the season, manager Tony La Russa’s pregame media session in the dugout competed with a singer practicing over the Guaranteed Rate Field sound s
Chicago Tribune3 min. leídosAmerican Government
Commentary: Our 2 Failing Parties Need To Be Shaken Up By Independents
For 16 years, I had the privilege of representing the people of Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District until I was narrowly defeated in the 2020 Democratic primary. I lost that race because I dared to not always follow in lockstep with my party in an e
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Death Toll Rises To 7 In Highland Park Parade Shooting; Suspect Allegedly Planned Attack For Several Weeks And Dressed Like Woman To Escape
CHICAGO — At a press briefing Tuesday afternoon, authorities said a seventh person has died in the Highland Park parade attack and released the names of the six other victims. Those killed in the incident ranged in age from 35 to 88. The briefing was
Chicago Tribune2 min. leídosAmerican Government
Illinois Leaders Delay Special Session On Reproductive Rights
CHICAGO — Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Democratic leaders in the Illinois General Assembly are pushing back a planned special legislative session aimed at increasing legal protections for abortion providers and patients in Illinois. Pritzker, Senate Pr
Chicago Tribune2 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Chicago Bulls Call For Action While Mourning Victims Of The Highland Park Shooting: ‘Our Connection With The Community Is Personal’
The Chicago Bulls offered support to victims of the Highland Park shooting and called for change after a gunman killed seven people and wounded more than 30 others during a Fourth of July parade. The Bulls hold close ties to the Highland Park comm
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Commentary: My Family And I Cheered At The Highland Park Parade. Then Gun Violence Shattered The Joy
To my knowledge, I have never heard a semi-automatic rifle until Monday. Such a neat, orderly sound amid the terrified screams of children and families running for their lives. My family and I were in that holiday crowd in Highland Park, desperately
Chicago Tribune5 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Highland Park Suspect Allegedly Planned Attack For Weeks Before Firing More Than 70 Rounds On Parade Crowd While Wearing Women’s Clothing, Police Say
CHICAGO — The man suspected of killing at least six people and injuring more than 30 others Monday morning during a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park allegedly planned the attack for several weeks before he climbed a fire escape ladder and fired
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‘Thor: Love And Thunder’ Review: Gods, Goats, Hemsworth And Portman, As Marvel Tests The Limits Of Camp
Twenty-nine films into the Marvel Cinematic Universe — a playful and flexible narrative arena in theory, too often a realm of granite solemnity in practice — if you can’t mess around a little then really: Why make all that money in the first place? I
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Highland Park Shooting Victim Steve Straus, 88, Remembered As A Family Man Who Loved The Arts And Chicago
CHICAGO — Steve Straus, 88, was an exceptional joke-teller, an avid reader and a “culture vulture” who enjoyed the artistic fruits of the Art Institute and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, family members said Tuesday. Energetic beyond his years, Strau
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Alleged Shooter In Highland Park July 4 Parade Attack Charged With 7 Counts Of Murder In ‘Premeditated And Calculated Attack’
CHICAGO — Prosecutors on Tuesday filed murder charges against the man suspected of firing upon crowds gathered for a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park on Monday morning, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 30. Robert E. “Bobby”
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The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Calgary, Alberta, is at about the same latitude as what European island capital? Answer: London. Both are at about 51 degrees north latitude.
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Editorial: Highland Park Mass Shooting A Horrific Stain On The Fourth Of July
A year from now, the good people of Highland Park will be wondering whether to hold a parade. There will be a school of thought believing the town must get back to something approaching Independence Day normalcy, if only for the sake of its children;
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