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CTU members vote to keep working from home, defy CPS reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

Anthony Vazquez/Chicago Sun-Times Here’s Saturday’s news on how COVID-19 is impacting Chicago and Illinois. The latest Chicago Teachers Union votes to refuse in-person work, defy Chicago Public Schools’ reopening plan Anthony Vazquez/Chicago Sun-Times Teachers prepare...

Up to 9 inches of snow expected as Chicago area braces for season’s largest storm

Up to nine inches of snow may fall across the Chicago area starting Jan. 25, 2021. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times file “It looks like 24 hours of snow, basically,” meteorologist Matt Friedlin said of the incoming storm, which is expected to stretch from Tuesday afternoon to...

Man wanted for attempted robbery at fast food restaurant in suburban Joliet 

Joliet police are looking for a man wanted in an attempted robbery Jan. 22, 2021. | Joliet police Facebook photo About 11:30 a.m., officers responded to a Wendy’s, 110 S. Larkin Ave., for calls of an attempted robbery that had just occurred. Police are looking for a...

Carjackings reported in Little Village

Carjackings were reported in December and January 2021, in Little Village. | Sun-Times file photo In each incident someone was approached by an armed individual who demanded their vehicle. Police are warning residents of a string of carjackings recently reported in...

House warming: Welch’s challenge is to be a kinder, gentler but still powerful speaker — ‘a breath of fresh air’

House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch speaks at the Bank of Springfield Center earlier this month. | Justin L. Fowler /The State Journal-Register, distributed by the Associated Press Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch is a Mike Madigan loyalist, but former House Majority...

Robberies reported at Loop convenience store

Chicago police is looking for a man who has stolen several times in December and January from a convenience store in the Loop. | Adobe Stock Photo A man has allegedly stolen items several times in December and January from a convenience store in the 100 block of North...

Girl, 11, missing from Englewood

Serenity Williams was last seen Jan. 23, 2021 in Englewood. | Chicago police Serenity Williams was last seen Saturday near 69th Street and Eggleston Avenue. An 11-year-old girl has been reported missing from Englewood on the South Side. Serenity Williams was last seen...

4 adults, 2 children hospitalized in Park Manor crash

Police are searching for a driver involved in a multi-vehicle crash Jan. 23, 2021 in Park Manor.. | Sun-Times file photo A person was driving a 2018 gray Ford Fusion at a high rate of speed in the 7400 block of South State Street when it sideswiped a vehicle and...

Boy arrested after Near West Side carjacking

A boy was arrested Jan. 24, 2021 in Chatham after allegedly stealing a car. | Adobe Stock Photo Officers in a police helicopter allegedly saw the boy exiting a stolen black Audi Q5 Sunday in the 7500 block of South Vernon Avenue. A boy was arrested Saturday night in...

Woman killed in Avalon Park crash: police

A 27-year-old woman died in a crash Jan. 23, 2021 in Avalon Park. | Sun-Times file photo The 27-year-old was a passenger in a blue Honda that struck another vehicle Friday in the 8300 block of South Stony Island Avenue, police said. A woman was killed in a crash...

Carjackings reported in Little Village

Carjackings were reported in December and January 2021, in Little Village. | Sun-Times file photo In each incident someone was approached by an armed individual who demanded their vehicle. Police are warning residents of a string of carjackings recently reported in...

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Robberies reported at Loop convenience store

Chicago police is looking for a man who has stolen several times in December and January from a convenience store in the Loop. | Adobe Stock Photo A man has allegedly stolen items several times in December and January from a convenience store in the 100 block of North...

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Girl, 11, missing from Englewood

Serenity Williams was last seen Jan. 23, 2021 in Englewood. | Chicago police Serenity Williams was last seen Saturday near 69th Street and Eggleston Avenue. An 11-year-old girl has been reported missing from Englewood on the South Side. Serenity Williams was last seen...

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4 adults, 2 children hospitalized in Park Manor crash

Police are searching for a driver involved in a multi-vehicle crash Jan. 23, 2021 in Park Manor.. | Sun-Times file photo A person was driving a 2018 gray Ford Fusion at a high rate of speed in the 7400 block of South State Street when it sideswiped a vehicle and...

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Boy arrested after Near West Side carjacking

A boy was arrested Jan. 24, 2021 in Chatham after allegedly stealing a car. | Adobe Stock Photo Officers in a police helicopter allegedly saw the boy exiting a stolen black Audi Q5 Sunday in the 7500 block of South Vernon Avenue. A boy was arrested Saturday night in...

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Woman killed in Avalon Park crash: police

A 27-year-old woman died in a crash Jan. 23, 2021 in Avalon Park. | Sun-Times file photo The 27-year-old was a passenger in a blue Honda that struck another vehicle Friday in the 8300 block of South Stony Island Avenue, police said. A woman was killed in a crash...

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