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Shuttered organization dedicated to preserving Wheaton's history 'took advantage' of donors, misused funds 'for their own benefit,' state lawsuit alleges
The Wheaton Historical Preservation Council and some of its board members misused donated money and continued to raise funds and spend money even after its museum closed, a lawsuit filed by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul alleges.
Hours after community members gathered for Washington Park Christmas tree lighting, it was set on fire and destroyed. 'It was just devastating.'
Beginning in 2019, the Washington Park Chamber of Commerce has hosted a Christmas tree lighting at Garfield Boulevard and Martin Luther King Drive where the community can gather and celebrate the holidays and decorations.
State regulators give initial OK for two suburban casino proposals as 2019 gambling expansion plan crawls forward
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Get Fresh Over The Holidays With These Chocolate Mint Treats
Mint is a controversial and divisive flavor in sweets. Some find it delightful and refreshing. Others find it reminiscent of toothpaste. But during the month of December, it appears everywhere.
'Overwhelming' evidence against Jussie Smollett, says prosecution in closing arguments
Lawyers delivered their closing arguments on Wednesday in Jussie Smollett's criminal trial where the former Empire actor is facing charges that he lied to Chicago police about an attack in 2019.
Is aldermanic power killing affordable housing projects in Chicago? HUD is investigating and seeking answers from the City Council.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is investigating aldermanic power over affordable housing and has asked Chicago City Council members to answer questions about the longtime tradition that gives them major control over matters in their wards.
Chicago's 2021 Eater Award Winners
The 2021 Eater Awards for Chicago are a chance to celebrate the city's culinary victories over the last 18 months.
Editorial: Chicago now has the worst traffic in the country. Where are the big new ideas?
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Op-ed: As we wait to see whether the omicron variant causes severe disease, there is cause for hope
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