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3-Year-Old Boy Dies After Aunt Allegedly Pushed Him Into Lake Michigan Near Navy Pier

Josiah Brown, of suburban Des Plaines, died Sunday morning, according to ABC7.

Downtown

Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Pushing Boy, 3, Into Lake Michigan, Police Say

The woman did not try to help the boy, police said. He was hospitalized in critical condition after first responders rescued him.

Downtown

Chicagohenge 2022: Here’s How To See It And Get A Pic

Thursday is the fall equinox, when the sun is in just the right position to rise and set between buildings on east-west streets.

Citywide

Video Shows Chicago Cop Shoot Unarmed Man From Unmarked Car In Pilsen

Two officers are facing charges in relation to the July 22 shooting, which left two unarmed people wounded.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Woman Pushed Boy, 3, Into Lake Michigan Near Navy Pier, Report Says

Officers are questioning a person of interest, and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

Citywide

750 Migrants Have Come To Chicago From Texas So Far. Here’s How To Help Them

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has said Chicago will need help to shelter and care for the migrants as they build lives in the city or prepare to move elsewhere.

Citywide

Attorneys For Cops Who Shot Man In Pilsen Want To Block Video From Being Released To Public

The officers' attorneys said video of the shooting being released could prejudice a jury pool. The judge told them to take up the matter at a separate hearing.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Driver Hit And Killed Man, Took Off In Chatham, Police Say

The hit-and-run happened Monday night in the 400 block of East 79th Street, police said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Flu Season Is Coming, And It Could Be Bad, Health Officials Say. You Can Get Your Shots To Stay Safe

The health department recommends everyone 6 months and older get their flu shot before the end of October. Officials also urge people to get their COVID-19 vaccination shots.

Citywide

Texas Governor Is ‘Sowing Chaos’ By Sending Migrants To Chicago Without Helping Local Officials, Pritzker Says

Governors typically collaborate across states, but Abbott's administration is refusing to reply when Illinois asks about migrants, Gov. JB Pritzker said: "This is all a political game for Gov. Abbott — and, frankly, it's cruel."

Citywide

Chicago’s Rain Continues Monday — But The Rest Of The Week Should Be Sunnier

There will be scattered showers, with moderate rain in the morning giving way to more isolated rain showers during the afternoon and overnight.

Citywide

Queen Elizabeth II In Chicago: Monarch’s Only Visit To City Was ‘Unforgettable,’ She Said

Chicago was Elizabeth's only stop in the United States during a 1959 tour of the Great Lakes only a few years into her reign. Her husband, Prince Phillip, said the skyline was the most beautiful he'd ever seen.

Downtown

Chuy García Considering Running For Chicago Mayor Again

García could pose a serious threat to Mayor Lori Lightfoot with his wide name recognition and years of political experience. García will make a decision soon, he said.

Citywide

Bears Reveal What Arlington Heights Stadium Campus Could Look Like

Arlington Park would be "much more than a stadium project," with entertainment, retail and housing, according to the team.

Downtown

Will More Aldermen Step Down? Lightfoot Expects ‘More Announcements’ As City Hall Faces Great Resignation

A dozen aldermen have already said they're retiring or won't run for reelection — and Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she expects to see more announcements.

Citywide

City Has ‘Plan B’ If Bears Decide To Leave Chicago, Lightfoot Says

Lightfoot didn't say what those backup plans entail, though she's hinted at bringing another NFL team to Chicago or redeveloping Soldier Field and the surrounding area for concerts and other uses.

Downtown

New COVID Boosters Now Available In Chicago, Giving More Protection Against Common Omicron Variants

The bivalent boosters are free and available to everyone 12 and older who has already gotten their initial vaccine shots. People should get them as soon as possible, officials urged.

Citywide

More Migrants Expected To Be Bused To Chicago — And City Will Need Aid To Help Them, Lightfoot Says

Cook County has stepped up, but Chicago needs support from local and federal governments to provide medical care, housing and other resources. "This is not something that we budgeted for, but it is something we must do," the mayor said.

Citywide

New COVID Booster Shots Could Be In Chicago By Tuesday — And Could Finally Get Us ‘Ahead Of The Virus,’ Top Doc Says

The bivalent booster shots will be key to protecting people from Omicron and preventing another surge, officials said. They'll be available for free to Chicagoans 12 and older.

Citywide

Chicago’s Labor Day Parade Returns Saturday To Southeast Side

The popular parade will feature dozens of floats celebrating Chicago's unions and labor history. Afterward, there will be a festival with live music.

South Chicago, East Side
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