Two injured when 62-foot boat runs aground at Northerly Island

The Chicago Police Marine Unit rescued all six passengers on the boat, the agency said on social media Sunday morning. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

At least 2 dead in separate Englewood car crashes, 1 of them a hit-and-run, Chicago police say

Two people were killed in two unrelated car crashes in the span of a few hours in Englewood overnight, according to Chicago police. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Chicago weather: High waves, dangerous swimming conditions and a cool start to the week

In the Chicago area, Lake Michigan may see waves between 3 and 6 feet high, said National Weather Service meteorologist Ricky Castro. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Musicians say TikTok is a ‘launching pad’ for their careers. Lollapalooza’s lineup agrees.

Lollapalooza’s lineup is shaped by the trending videos and artists on the video app TikTok. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Fight across from Lollapalooza smashes through plate glass window, 3 taken to hospital

A fight outside of the Lollapalooza music festival downtown sent three people to a hospital Sunday afternoon after a fistfight broke through a plate-glass window. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Lollapalooza Day 4: DaBaby is out in a lineup change as festival weekend concludes

A statement from Lollapalooza said in part: “Lollapalooza was founded on diversity, inclusivity, respect, and love. With that in mind, DaBaby will no longer be performing at Grant Park tonight.” Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Tweets from Lollapalooza Day 4: DaBaby dropped from lineup, fake vaccination cards, Princess Nokia crowdsurfing and more

We’ll be at Lollapalooza all weekend long. Follow along for day 4 updates from our team at the festival. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

22 people shot Saturday into Sunday morning, 3 fatally, as Chicago police release July crime statistics showing more than 100 homicides

Chicago police released the July crime statistics, showing more than 100 homicides were committed during the month for the second straight year. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

An estimated 300 trillion invasive mussels blanket Lake Michigan. Eradication may be impossible, but small-scale removal efforts could be the answer.

At Good Harbor Reef in Michigan, researchers test control methods ranging from manual removal to starvation to a bacteria that targets their digestive systems. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ammonia leak causes Wheeling pizza factory evacuation

An ammonia leak shut down a Wheeling pizza factory and sent three people to area hospitals, fire officials say. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Man charged with DUI, Scott’s Law violation in incident that injured Illinois State Police trooper

A trooper was directing traffic after a three-vehicle crash when a side mirror on a red Ford clipped the trooper’s shoulder, officials said. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

City leaders have no ‘current plans to close down Chicago again’ but ‘we need people to step up’: public health commissioner

“In Chicago, we can be open and be careful at the same time,” Arwady said. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Lollapalooza 2021: Twitter reports from Saturday

We’ll be at Lollapalooza all weekend long. Follow along for day 3 updates from our team at the festival. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

At least 17 wounded in city shootings since Friday night, Chicago police say

At least 17 people have been wounded in city shootings since Friday afternoon into early Saturday morning, including an attack at a park in Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police say. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Lollapalooza 2021: Twitter reports from Day 2

We’ll be at Lollapalooza all weekend long. Follow along for day 2 updates from our team at the festival. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Man dies after boat leaves Fox River in McHenry County, crashes into tree on shore, officials say

A man was killed after his boat crashed into a tree along the Fox River in Holiday Hills Wednesday afternoon, according to officials. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Leading lawyer for Jussie Smollett can remain on case, judge rules, but can’t question two key witnesses

A top defense lawyer for Jussie Smollett will be allowed to stay on the actor’s defense team but cannot cross-examine two brothers who are key witnesses against him, a judge has ruled. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Sweepstakes machine company owner charged in scheme to beat, extort debtor

The owner of a gaming machine company has been indicted on charges alleging he participated in a scheme to rough up a victim over repayment of a $10,000 loan. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Masks up for debate again at suburban districts after CDC calls for universal masking in schools. ‘All of the mama bears are on high alert right now.’

With Illinois adopting the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention masking recommendations — including universal indoor masking at schools — suburban districts that recently approved less restrictive mask policies for the fall are scrambling once again to review their back-to-school guidance. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

40,000 customers without power at peak as severe thunderstorms moved through northwest suburbs overnight

Severe thunderstorms overnight left 40,000 people without power as winds as strong as 75 mph downed tree limbs and powerlines. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Man charged in shooting death of young father at Puerto Rican Day parade to appear in court Thursday

Anthony Lorenzi, 34, is expected to appear in court Thursday after he was extradited from California on a warrant and arrested Tuesday on suspicion of the murder of Gyovanny Arzuaga, 24. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Former federal prosecutor named to investigate conduct of State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office in Wilson case

A onetime federal prosecutor and top lawyer for Boeing was appointed Wednesday as special prosecutor to investigate potential wrongdoing by current and former Cook County prosecutors in the case of Jackie Wilson. Top Featured Tags: – Illinois NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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