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Stocks Fall on Recession Fears; Dow Slips Into Bear Market

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Street signs at the intersection of Wall and Broad Streets are shown in lower Manhattan, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. (AP Photo / John Minchillo, File)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.1%, becoming the last of the major U.S. stock indexes to fall into what’s known as a bear market. The S&P 500 closed 1% lower and the Nasdaq dropped 0.6%.

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Street signs at the intersection of Wall and Broad Streets are shown in lower Manhattan, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. (AP Photo / John Minchillo, File)

Man Shot by Chicago Police After Allegedly Using Fire Escape to Climb Into CPD Facility

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Police vehicles sit outside the Chicago Police Department’s Homan Square facility on Sept. 26, 2022. (WTTW News)

During a press conference Monday afternoon, Police Superintendent David Brown said the man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after he was shot inside the police department’s Homan Square facility Monday morning.

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Police vehicles sit outside the Chicago Police Department’s Homan Square facility on Sept. 26, 2022. (WTTW News)

Hurricane Ian Nears Cuba, On Path to Strike Florida as Category 4

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Waves kick up under a dark sky along the shore of Batabano, Cuba, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. (AP Photo / Ramon Espinosa)

Ian was forecast to hit the western tip of Cuba as a major hurricane and then become an even stronger Category 4 with top winds of 140 mph over warm Gulf of Mexico waters before striking Florida. As of Monday, Tampa and St. Petersburg appeared to be among the most likely targets for their first direct hit by a major hurricane since 1921.

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Waves kick up under a dark sky along the shore of Batabano, Cuba, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. (AP Photo / Ramon Espinosa)

Protests Continue in Iran. Here’s What You Need to Know

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Protesters chant slogans during a protest over the death of a woman who was detained by the morality police, in downtown Tehran, Iran, on Sept. 21, 2022. (Associated Press)

The protests were triggered by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in a hospital three days after being apprehended by the morality police in Tehran and taken to a “re-education center” for not abiding by the state’s hijab rules.

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Protesters chant slogans during a protest over the death of a woman who was detained by the morality police, in downtown Tehran, Iran, on Sept. 21, 2022. (Associated Press)

3-Year-Old Boy, Allegedly Pushed Into Water at Navy Pier by Aunt, Has Died

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The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Josiah Brown was pronounced dead at Lurie Children’s Hospital at 10:16 a.m. Sunday, nearly a week after he was allegedly pushed into Lake Michigan.

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7 Killed, More Than 30 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago: Police

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Chicago police said 38 people were shot in 27 separate shooting incidents between 6 p.m. Friday evening and 11:59 p.m. Sunday night. That included an 18-year-old killed Saturday afternoon and two men killed at a North Lawndale home Sunday.

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Jupiter Swinging Closest to Earth in 60 Years on Monday, Nearest It'll Be For Another 100 Years

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This view of Jupiter was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft on Feb. 12, 2019, as the spacecraft performed its 17th science pass of Jupiter. (Courtesy of NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / MSSS)

Jupiter is making its closest approach to Earth since 1963 on Monday night, and the views should be especially spectacular.

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This view of Jupiter was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft on Feb. 12, 2019, as the spacecraft performed its 17th science pass of Jupiter. (Courtesy of NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / MSSS)

‘Hypocrisy of Justice’ Symposium to Explore Current Issues of Injustice in Chicago

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On Saturday, Oct. 8, activists, scholars, artists and journalists are convening at the Logan Center for the Arts in moderated discussions centered on the themes of injustice explored in Richard Wright’s 1940 novel “Native Son.”

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Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Sept. 24, 2022 - Full Show

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Michael Puente (WTTW News)

Breaking down what’s behind the mass exodus from City Hall in a special Voices crossover. Local relief efforts for Puerto Rico. And meet a duo of singing sisters from the South Side.  

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Michael Puente (WTTW News)

As Puerto Rico Still Struggles With Hurricane Recovery, Chicago Organizations Mobilize

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Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. (CNN)

Hurricane Fiona swept through Puerto Rico last weekend leaving millions without power. Now, residents are left to recover and rebuild once again. In Chicago, local organizations and officials are coming together to support people on the island.

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Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. (CNN)

Featuring Chicago Sisters, The Luna Blues Machine Blends Genres and Harmonies for Unique Sound

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Belinda and Maritza Cervantes, the frontwomen of The Luna Blues Machine. (WTTW News)

Being in a band together can be a strain on any relationship — even between siblings. But sisters Belinda and Maritza Cervantes, the frontwomen of The Luna Blues Machine, say they’ve managed to keep working together in perfect harmony.

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Belinda and Maritza Cervantes, the frontwomen of The Luna Blues Machine. (WTTW News)

Chicago City Council’s Mass Exodus: A ‘Latino Voices’ Crossover Conversation

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Chicago City Hall. (Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)

At least 13 Chicago wards are set for new City Council leadership come next year due to an exodus of alderpeople. And while a few of those existing City Council members are leaving their seats to run for higher office, many are saying they’re opting out simply because it’s time to move on.

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Chicago City Hall. (Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)

Local Couple Gets Chicagoans Hip to Polynesian Dance

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Ale Gabino and David Acevedo, owners of the Hōkūle’a Academy of Polynesian Arts. (WTTW News)

Ale Gabino and David Acevedo are both lifelong dancers. After meeting at a 2003 Polynesian dance competition in Hilo, Hawaii, they married in 2009. A year later, they opened Hōkūle’a Academy of Polynesian Arts, where together, they teach their other great love – Polynesian culture and dance.

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Ale Gabino and David Acevedo, owners of the Hōkūle’a Academy of Polynesian Arts. (WTTW News)

What Does City Council Turnover Mean for Chicago? A ‘Black Voices’ Crossover Conversation

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Chicago City Hall (Heather Cherone / WTTW News)

For aspiring alderpeople, the next city election presents plenty of opportunity. With a large portion of the City Council set to turn over in 2023, political organizations are lining up candidates to duke it out and stake their claim in Chicago’s wards to help determine the city’s future.

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Chicago City Hall (Heather Cherone / WTTW News)

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, Sept. 24, 2022 - Full Show

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The changing face of Chicago’s City Council is the topic of a special crossover with Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices. And examining structural inequities with Black artists and scholars.

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White Sox Say Tony La Russa Will Not Return to Dugout This Season

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Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa, back right, talks to reporters in the dugout before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. (AP Photo / Godofredo A. Vásquez)

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa, who turns 78 on Oct. 4, had “additional testing and medical procedures over the past week,” the team said Saturday, and doctors have directed the Hall of Famer to stay away from managing for the rest of the season.

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Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa, back right, talks to reporters in the dugout before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. (AP Photo / Godofredo A. Vásquez)

The Week in Review: Pritzker Calls for Lawmaker Resignations

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J.B. Pritzker (WTTW News)

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls for two Democratic lawmakers to step down amid personal controversies, a New Lincoln park alderperson is sworn in, the White Sox implode in a must-win series and the Bears seek to bounce back from Green Bay loss.

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J.B. Pritzker (WTTW News)