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1 Oct
Barack and Michelle Obama break ground on their presidential library and center, launching a project the former president said would produce the next generation of American leaders.
25 Aug
The Chi-Town native is set to host the third listening party series for his tenth studio album, Donda, on Thursday at Chicago’s Soldier Field for 38,000 fans – reduced from the original 63,000 maximum capacity.
2 Aug
One of America's largest events -- Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago -- is underway this weekend, to the delight of fans and to the despair of others. The four day music festival is expected to draw more than 100,000 people to downtown Chicago each day, at a moment when coronavirus cases are on the rise and vaccinations have plateaued. Lollapalooza has said their policy is for unvaccinated people to wear masks and show a recent negative Covid test.
18 May
Images from the Chicago Fire Department show the moment a desperate cat leap from the 5th floor of a burning multi-story apartment building in Chicago on Thursday afternoon. The black cat appears through the thick smoke at a broken window and pauses for a second before taking the plunge. Onlookers gasp as the cat falls gracefully through the air before landing on his feet with a bounce on the grass.
11 Jun 2020
New York City and Chicago joined other major US cities in ending curfews as peaceful protests continued on the streets. Officials in several US cities said they would overhaul their police and public safety departments.
4 Apr 2019
Chicago has elected an African-American woman as its mayor for the first time. Lori Lightfoot, who is charged with tackling one of the US' worst city gun crime problems, is also Chicago’s first gay mayor.
10 Feb 2019
Joseph Hinrichs, president of global operations at Ford, discusses the company's $1 billion investment in two Chicago factories that build high-profit sport-utility vehicles.
6 Oct 2018
A white former police officer was found guilty of murder for firing the 16 shots that killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in Chicago in 2014.
20 Jan 2018
The reality star revealed her newborn's name on social media.
11 Nov 2017
Gabe Klein, former head of transportation in Washington, D.C. and Chicago, discusses Uber losing an appeal over whether it should pay overtime and give vacation time to its London drivers.
4 Sep 2017
Grammy-winning rap star Lil Wayne has been taken to hospital after suffering a seizure and being found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room, according to TMZ.
30 Jul 2017
Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein said on CBS 'Face the Nation' that North Korea's latest missile test presents a 'clear and present danger' to the U.S, as the North develops missiles that may go as far east as Chicago. She hoped that the new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, who is replacing Reince Priebus, will begin 'serious negotiation' with North Korea to stop the program.

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