Chicago, ILcwbchicago.com

Anonymous complaints against cops are vitally important, Lightfoot says — unless the cops are CPD’s 2 highest-ranking officers

For well over a year, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has trumpeted the importance of allowing citizens to file anonymous complaints against the city’s police officers, saying it was “nothing short of historic” when an arbitrator finally allowed CPD to investigate unsigned complaints against department supervisors. But Lightfoot took a much...
Evanston, ILevanstonroundtable.com

Potential for severe weather in Evanston overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook overnight for parts of northeast Illinois, including Evanston. The threat of severe weather is primarily between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m., but could arrive as early as 11 p.m. Weather hazards include the potential for significant wind gusts (75+ miles per hour), downed trees, limbs and powerlines, and localized areas of torrential downpours and flooding.
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Will Chicago Fire Kill Off A Firefighter In The Season 10 Premiere?

Chicago Fire has a reputation for delivering cliffhangers at the ends of seasons that can be quite literally killer, and the final episode of Season 9 concluded with a grand total of four characters' lives in very real jeopardy. Between the circumstances that mean the survival of the entire Squad is far from guaranteed and Fire's history of killing off major characters in premieres, it's time to consider whether somebody is doomed when Season 10 premieres – and whether that would be a good thing.
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Joliet Dispatch

Vaccine database: Joliet sites that have it on hand

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Joliet: 1. 2130 W Jefferson St (815) 725-1102; 2. 3200 Caton Farm Rd (815) 267-8130; 3. Cvs Pharmacy (815) 577-0457; 4. 1403 W Jefferson St 815-725-1290; 5. 1535 N Larkin Ave 815-729-2487; 6. 1163 W Jefferson St 815-744-4002; 7.
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For Tim Anderson, Illini job 'an opportunity I couldn't pass up'

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — There’s a passion that pours out of Tim Anderson when he talks about his hometown of Chicago, one that can’t be mistaken for anything but genuine. He describes his particular neighborhood as “the hood.” He never really wanted to leave, but basketball and relationships have a way of starting up the car and putting it into gear before you even know you’re moving. Anderson wanted to better his community in the way of community outreach to curb violence in the city, and if that meant staying around to make that happen, he was prepared to do it.
Chicago, ILwgnradio.com

Team Hochberg helps the self-employed clear the hurdle of buying a home

Mortgage and real estate expert David Hochberg joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain how people who are self-employed can buy a home. Also, David gives WGN Radio listeners tips on how to improve their credit rating. Follow Your Favorite Chicago’s Afternoon News Personalities on Twitter:
Chicago, ILABC7 Chicago

Simone Biles gets support from other athletes as she prioritizes mental health

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Simone Biles withdrew from another Tokyo Olympics women's gymnastics event Wednesday, this time the individual all-around competition, to prioritize her mental health. Other athletes are applauding her. Michael McCahey vividly remembers his Olympics experience many decades later. First winning the Olympic trials in fencing, and then going...
Evanston, ILevanstonroundtable.com

Three dead beavers discovered in Northwestern lagoon

Community members are heartbroken over the deaths of three beavers who have lived in the Northwestern lagoon since 2018 and brought joy to many morning walkers. Because the bodies were too decomposed to perform a necropsy, the cause of death remains unknown, university spokesperson Jon Yates wrote in a memo to the RoundTable. He added that the university plans to work with the county if the situation should occur again.
Simpsonville, SCsocietyofrock.com

ZZ Top Cancels Show After Dusty Hill’s Sudden Death

ZZ Top has canceled their show in Simpsonville, S.C., following the death of bassist Dusty Hill. At a recent concert on July 23 in New Lenox, Illinois, the band played without Hill after he had to seek treatment for his “hip issue”. He was then replaced by their longtime guitar tech Elwood Francis. ZZ Top even took to social media to make the announcement that “Per Dusty’s request, the show must go on!”