Gov. J.B. Pritzker pretends to tend bar on a movie set at Cinespace Studios Thursday.Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

Filmmaking Is Booming In Chicago, With A Record 520 Projects Shot Here Last Year, Emanuel And Pritzker Tout

Some 13,000 jobs were supported by the film industry in 2018, up from 5,000 in 2011, the city said.

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Off-Duty Cop Killed In River North Shooting, Another Man Wounded, Police Say

The officer was identified as John P. Rivera, 23, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

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25th Ward Runoff: Byron Sigcho Lopez, Alex Acevedo Set To Square Off At West Loop Forum Monday

It's a heated race with Ald. Danny Solis gone, as the 25th Ward will soon have a new leader for the first time in more than two decades.

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Army Of Lawyers Will Be Watching 25th Ward Polling Places On Election Day In Response To Vote Buying, Fraud Allegations

In February, some fourth precinct voters said they were given $20 gift cards in exchange for a vote for candidate Byron Sigcho Lopez.