The Plover chicks are no longer fledglings and they have taken flight over Montrose Beach. Tamima Itani

2 Great Lakes Piping Plover Chicks Are Now Flying Around Montrose Beach, Preparing For Their Journey South

Their mother, Rose, has already flown south, and father, Monty, is expected to leave Montrose Beach any day now.

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Chicago Could Bring Back Stricter Limits On How Many People Can Gather Together As Coronavirus Rises Again

The city could look at further limiting how many people are allowed to gather, since gatherings are where officials have repeatedly seen outbreaks of COVID-19, Chicago's top doctor said.

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Chicago Public Schools Will Start With All-Remote Learning On Sept. 8

Teachers and parents pushed back against the district's plan to have most kids in school for two days per week.

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Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Killed, 2 Others Wounded In Oak Street Shooting, Officials Say

The rapper and other victims were shopping when people in a black Ford Taurus and silver Chrysler 300 drove up. Four gunmen got out and started shooting, police said.