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Chicago will host the 2024 Democratic National Convention, putting the city and its leaders at the center of the national political spotlight next summer.
The National Weather Service said starting around 2 p.m. Friday, the Chicago area is expected to see destructive winds and the possibility of tornadoes that could cause extensive damage.
Car Found in ‘Horrific’ Crash That Killed 3 Men, Injured 1 in South Shore; Police Searching for DriverPatty Wetli | Aug 15, 2022
The car involved in the crash has been recovered. Now the search is on for the driver in what appears to be an intentional act that took place Sunday outside South Shore’s Jeffery Pub, police said.
With three community meetings complete, the roulette ball bounces back to Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who is expected to make her decision within the next two months and pick one of three proposed Chicago casino locations.
Community organizers on Chicago’s Southeast Side are marshaling their forces and looking for solutions to address what they see as yet another environmental threat to their already beleaguered neighborhood.