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Tweet Follow me Chicago Sun-TimesLAS VEGAS — Mario Batali’s three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will shut down July 27, officials said Friday, as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women. Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group partner Joe Bastianich …Mario Batali’s Three Restaurants on...

Tweet Follow me WLS-TVThe Chicago religious community prayed for peace for the summer as the warmer weather arrived Friday. But the holiday weekend got off to a bloody start overnight. The youth leaders of St. Sabina and Perspectives Charter Schools Calumet Campus led a …Chicago Police Arrest Dozens in Raids Ahead of Memorial Day WeekendNBC...

Tweet Follow me Eater ChicagoIf the bar and restaurant company formerly known as Four Corners Tavern Group has its way, patrons in Miami, Nashville, Austin, Texas, and Las Vegas will soon feel the exhilaration of throwing empty shot glasses of tequila at a bell. That’s the bro … …read more Source:: Chicago Restaurant...

Tweet Follow me ChicagoNow (blog)They say May is the month of flowers,and the flowers here have been magnificent! The cooler and wetter days have contributed to this abundance. How many flowers have you seen? Let’s list some of them–. Crocus and daffodils, and the yellow forsythia. …read more Source:: Chicago Weather...

Tweet Follow me WGN-TVCHICAGO — Chicago police say dozens of people suspected of participating in gang-related crimes have been arrested as part of anti-violence efforts ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Police say in a statement officers were joined by agents …Memorial Day weekend could see first 90s of seasonChicago Tribune2...

Tweet Follow me Chicago TribuneChris Brown, with the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District, sprays larvae killing granules into standing water that was found to have mosquito larvae in the Dixmoor Playfield in Dixmoor, Ill., on May 23, 2018. (Terrence Antonio James / Chicago … …read more Source:: Chicago Weather News...

Tweet Follow me Chicago Settles Pension Lawsuit for $6.5 MillionInside Higher EdIn a memo recommending the settlement, the plaintiffs in the Chicago case called it “fair, reasonable, adequate, and in the best interests of Class members,” providing a “substantial and immediate benefit to them in the form of a multi-million dollar … …read more Source:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Fox 32 ChicagoSome restaurants in west suburban St. Charles had to close this week. They say they didn’t have enough staff after a series of surprise raids by immigration agents. Now, immigration activists are calling on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement …Did ICE raid St. Charles restaurants?Chicago Daily...

Tweet Follow me WLS-TV“This is cutting edge, there is no city in the world that does what Chicago does to promptly notify the public about problems at the beaches,”said Dr. Sam Dorevitch, UIC Dept. of Public Health. Same day results are due to a high-tech DNA based testing … and more …read more Source:: Chicago...

Tweet Follow me Eater ChicagoA pair of former Chicago Bears are bringing some excitement to the South Side, about a five-minute drive south of their former stomping grounds at Soldier Field. Israel Idonije and Julius Peppers plan to open a complex that would house restaurants, … …read more Source:: Chicago Restaurant News...

Tweet Follow me The IndependentWhile they do not think their “traffic jam” comparison will be able to improve short-term weather forecasts, the Chicago scientists said their results could help predict long-term patterns – including whether or not areas will be subject to extreme …New theory finds ‘traffic jams’ in jet...

Tweet Follow me WLS-TVThe Chicago Park District’s beaches officially open Friday, but Chief Petty Officer James Doll of the U.S. Coast Guard said that warm air temperatures don’t necessarily mean safe swimming conditions. “The water temperature is not going to be up, it’s … and more …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me Astronomy MagazineHave you ever been on the main floor of a museum, observatory, or planetarium and thought, “I wonder what goes on behind those doors?” Well, with the new Astronomy Backstage Pass: Chicago DVD, you can finally get your own private tour through four of … …read more Source:: Chicago News...

Tweet Follow me Chicago Sun-Times“My father and all his family are from New Orleans, and so he would always cook gumbo,” Ms. Doty said on the TV show “Chicago’s Best.” “He put a lot of love in. It became so good, until everybody started coming over, and we decided to open up Nita’s … …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostIn 2013, the Chicago school district closed 49 elementary schools and one high school program in the face of a $1 billion deficit, the largest mass school closure in the country’s modern history. Schools officials and Mayor Rahm Emanuel made this …Amazon official to Emanuel on Chicago HQ2 pitch: ‘Everyone...

Tweet Follow me Man shot in Brighton Park alleyChicago TribuneThe spike in violent crime that has plagued Chicago since 2016 has even more gravity when viewed in comparison with six decades of homicides in Chicago. Since 1957, the city has had homicide totals of 700 or more nearly half the time, 27 of 60 years … and more …read more Source:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me WGN-TVDear Tom, Does the volcanic eruption in Hawaii affect our weather here in Chicago? Dwayne Stegner, Chicago. Dear Dwayne, No, the Mount Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii is not affecting weather in Chicago. The Hawaiian Islands are …Kilauea volcano: Eerie scene as lava burns red against the darkness of...

Tweet Follow me Chicago TribuneIt’s no secret that there’s been a friendly competition brewing between Chicago and Houston in recent years, and just-released census figures may keep that going: As Chicago’s population declined for a third straight year, the Texas city’s head count …Chicago’s population drops...

Tweet Follow me WLS-TVA barricade situation in Antioch Township ended with two people in custody Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The situation closed Route 83 between Grass Lake and Beach Grove roads in the north suburbs. Authorities said the barricade situation ended … and more …read more Source:: Chicago Weather News...

Tweet Follow me Chicago TribuneLeaders of Chicago’s police union kicked off an emotionally-charged City Council meeting Wednesday by telling Mayor Rahm Emanuel he had turned his back on them. Just outside the chamber, another 40 off-duty police officers stood with their backs turned …‘Blue Wednesday’ in Chicago as union...