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More stimulus money is coming soon to Chicago

Photo of money on tablePhoto by Engin Akyurt (Unsplash) Here's some good news, Chicago. The state of Illinois will be sending you a check for $50 per individual and $100 per dependent (with a maximum of three per family). So a family of five will receive the maximum of $400 (if all qualifying children are under 18 years of age). There are some income limitations, please check this source for details. The good news is that the state says a check will come to 90% of residents.
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Chicago First Alert Weather: Dry and sunny, high of 80

CHICAGO (CBS) -- This is the better half of the weekend! After the cold front came through yesterday, we're looking at dry and sunnier conditions today. Expect a high around 80. A quiet Sunday night with clear skies.Monday brings a high that'll be 5 degrees below the norm with sunny skies.StatsNormal High- 83Saturday's High- 77Today- 80Sunrise- 5:18amForecastToday- Becoming sunny and breezy, with a high of 80. Tonight- Clear and a low of 62.Monday- Sunny, 78.Warming to 90 by Thursday.Astronomical NoteThrough June, shortly before sunrise, you can see all 5 planets visible to the unaided order! Mercury is closest to the eastern horizon, then Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Earth makes 6! OK, call me a geek! Graphic attached is from
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Boy, 4, killed, 3 other children critically injured in basement fire in Humboldt Park

CHICAGO (CBS) – A 4-year-old boy is dead and three other children are critically injured following a fire in Humboldt Park overnight.Chicago Fire Department rushed into a home near Potomac and Pulaski just before 12:30 a.m.Witnesses say firefighters immediately started performing CPR on the children before rushing them to the hospital.A 4-year-old boy was taken to Saint Mary Hospital for smoke inhalation and was pronounced dead. A 5-year-old boy was taken to Lurie Children's Hospital for smoke inhalation in critical condition. Two other boys, 7 and 11, were taken to Loyola Hospital for smoke inhalation in critical condition. Two adults were also injured in the fire. A 40-year-old woman was taken to West Suburban Hospital, and a 35-year-old man was taken to Saint Mary's -- both treated for smoke inhalation and in good condition.The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Illinois governor’s race is also battle among billionaires

WAUCONDA, Ill. (AP) — The race to be Illinois’ next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won’t appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot. Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mask mandates, and former prosecutor Richard Irvin, the first Black mayor of Chicago’s largest suburb, each has a benefactor who has pushed a different vision for the GOP and put their money behind it.

Cardinals turn to Jack Flaherty in effort to take series from Cubs

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty's search for his pre-injury form will continue Sunday against the visiting Chicago Cubs. Flaherty (0-0. 7.50 ERA) will make his third start since coming off the 60-day injured list when the Cardinals and Cubs play the rubber game of their three-game series. The Cubs...

4 most underrated Chicago Bears free agent additions

The Chicago Bears added a heap of free agents as they attempted to rebuild the roster overnight. The result is more of a tear down than a rebuild at this point, but they had to start somewhere. While they did not spend big money, or trade-up, or add the big names that fans wanted, they did bring in over 20 new players expected to make the roster.

The Chicago Bulls land Kevin Durant in one of these 3 trades

Things could begin to get real wild around the league, real quick. Prior to the 2022 NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls were involved in a couple of major trade rumors. Now, the league is apparently on notice that Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant may be available via trade, and the Bulls would be quite an intriguing landing spot. According to reports, teams are prepping for the possibility of acquiring Durant within the next few days.

7-year-old cancer survivor receives special surprise at White Sox game

CHICAGO, Ill. (WKRC/CBS Newspath) - Saturday at the Orioles/White Sox game at Guaranteed Rate Field, the White Sox invited seven-year-old Beau Dowling and his family to the ballpark for a very special surprise. Beau was treated to an unforgettable experience that included a pregame “Home Run For Life” in front...

Pride parades march on with new urgency

NEW YORK — (AP) — Parades celebrating LGBTQ pride kick off in some of America's biggest cities Sunday amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of activism. The annual marches in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and elsewhere take place just two days...

‘Beautiful day’: White Sox give 7-year-old cancer patient a chance to run bases

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox gave a young fan battling cancer the thrill of a lifetime on Saturday. Before Chicago’s game against the Baltimore Orioles at Guaranteed Rate Field, the White Sox organized a “Home Run For Life” for Beau Dowling, USA Today reported. The 7-year-old, who beat high-risk neuroblastoma as a toddler, was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer for the second time and underwent surgery earlier this month, according to
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Yelp closing offices in three major cities

(San Francisco, CA) -- Online review company Yelp is shutting down its offices in New York, Chicago and Washington D.C, saying "the future of work at Yelp is remote." CEO Jeremy Stoppelman said Thursday the three offices are consistently underutilized and that the vast majority of employees prefer working from home. Since reopening the offices after pandemic shutdowns nine months ago, the company says only one percent of employees have come in every day.

Boy killed, 3 other children critical after West Side fire

CHICAGO – A child was killed and three other children are in critical condition after a fire in a West Side home early Sunday. Police said the fire broke out in a home in the 4000 block of West Potomac Avenue around midnight in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. According to the Chicago Fire Department, […]