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Rep. Burke Warns of Tax Season Scams, Recommends Safety Tips

Rep. Burke Warns of Tax Season Scams, Recommends Safety Tips

As employees begin the tax preparation season, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Oak Lawn, and the Illinois CPA Society warn taxpayers to beware and stay ahead of the latest scams used… Read more »

Cicero Man Charged in Shooting Girlfriend

Cicero Man Charged in Shooting Girlfriend

On Saturday, January 27th 2018 between 11:30pm and midnight, suspect Mario Scott, 38, a convicted felon, was playing dominos and drinking with his girlfriend, Romance Martin, 33, in their residence… Read more »

Volunteer at Notebaert Nature Museum

Volunteer at Notebaert Nature Museum

As we continue to bear the winter months, Illinois residents can channel their spring fever into something meaningful by signing up for volunteer training through a citizen science program with… Read more »

Trump on Immigration

Trump on Immigration

On Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump revealed his strategy to on the issue that has caused a profound divide: immigration. Last night, Trump unveiled his “four pillars” of immigration reform:… Read more »

Cook County Experts Address Public Health Implications of Gun Violence

Cook County Experts Address Public Health Implications of Gun Violence

By: Ashmar Mandou Cook County Board of Commissioners President Toni Preckwinkle joined by clinical experts on Tuesday to deliberate over gun violence as a public health issue in Cook County…. Read more »

‘Girls Day of Play’ at Chicago Park District

‘Girls Day of Play’ at Chicago Park District

The Chicago Park District will host the first-ever “Girls Day of Play,” a local celebration in recognition of the National Girls & Women in Sports Day, on Friday, February 2,… Read more »

Brookfield Zoo FREEze Day

Brookfield Zoo FREEze Day

Enjoy the wintry weather alongside the Brookfield Zoo’s snow- and cold-loving animals for the zoo’s annual FREEze Day on Sunday, February 11th. The day will be filled with dogsledding runs… Read more »

February is Spay/Neuter Month in Cook County

February is Spay/Neuter Month in Cook County

February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month and Cook County Animal and Rabies Control and The Anti-Cruelty Society have teamed up to promote the importance of spaying/neutering pets. Spaying/neutering pets keeps… Read more »

Doug Stanton inspires with his storytelling craft in “12 Strong”

Doug Stanton inspires with his storytelling craft in “12 Strong”

By Nikoleta Morales Chris Hemsworth and Oscar nominee Michael Shannon star in “12 Strong,” a powerful new war drama about the U.S. Army’s Special Forces’ covert incursion into Taliban-held Afghanistan…. Read more »

El Consumo de Cigarrillos por los Jóvenes alcanza el Punto más Bajo

El Consumo de Cigarrillos por los Jóvenes alcanza el Punto más Bajo

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago (CDPH) anunció que el índice de fumadores de los adolescentes de Chicago alcanzó un nuevo punto bajo, de acuerdo con un reporte nuevo… Read more »