Month: February 2022

‘I Can Be Useful:’ Chicago Woman Describes Decision to Join Ukraine’s Defense Against Russia

A Wicker Park woman is planning to travel back to Ukraine in coming days to help fight against Russia, saying she has bought a one-way ticket as she seeks to defend the country where she was born. Maria, who is a trained musician living in the Chicago area, is planning to travel to the Polish …

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5 Thoughts on Blackhawks’ Reported Hiring of Kyle Davidson as GM

5 thoughts on Hawks’ decision to hire Davidson as GM originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Blackhawks have reportedly chosen Kyle Davidson to be the permanent general manager and an official announcement is expected to be made on Tuesday. A few initial thoughts before the eventual press conference: There’s a reason why league and …

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2 Children Injured in Calumet Heights Crash

Two children were injured in a crash Monday in Calumet Heights on the South Side. The crash happened about 4:15 p.m. in the 8700 block of South Constance Avenue, according to Chicago fire officials. The children were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition, officials said. Chicago police didn’t immediately provide details.

Man Accused of Vandalizing ‘The Bean’ in Millennium Park

A young man has been charged for allegedly vandalizing a popular Chicago sculpture known as “The Bean” by spray-painting it with graffiti last week, police said. The 18-year-old man was arrested and charged with criminal damage to public property under $500 and battery, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Chicago police said the man was spraying graffiti onto the …

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Man Dies After Being Struck in Head During Bronzeville Attack, Chicago Police Say

A 65-year-old man died days after he was struck in the head during an attack in the Bronzeville neighborhood. Lucullus Lee Jr. died Sunday at the University of Chicago Medical Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Lee was struck in the head about a week earlier, around 11:40 p.m. on Feb. 19 …

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Report: Blackhawks to Name Kyle Davidson Permanent General Manager

Report: Hawks to name Kyle Davidson general manager originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago After an extensive search that included at least seven candidates, the Blackhawks will name Kyle Davidson as their permanent general manager, according to Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff. The official announcement is expected to come on Tuesday. Davidson, who will become …

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Paczki Day: More Than 30 Chicago-Area Spots to Find Paczki This Tuesday

It’s almost Fat Tuesday, also called Paczki Day – the one day of year where many indulge by eating the sweet, deep-fried Polish treat. Paczki are made with rich flour plus some alcohol, and typically filled with jam, chocolate or fruit before being topped with sugar or icing. While they’re similar to doughnuts, some bakers …

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Northern Indiana Teacher Fired, Barred From School After Slapping Student

A northern Indiana teacher was fired and banned from school property after an incident Friday in which he allegedly slapped a student. Baugo Community School Superintendent Byron Sanders said Jimtown High School teacher Mike Hosinski confronted a student about a hoodie sweatshirt the student was wearing. The two argued in a hallway and Hosinski slapped …

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Pritzker Issues Updated Executive Order as Mask Mandate Ends

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an updated executive order on Monday, officially ending mandatory masking in most indoor settings in the state. According to the new order, masks will no longer be required inside of most businesses and will not be required inside of schools, but those institutions will be allowed to enact their own …

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March to Come in Like a Lamb for Chicago Area, With Temps Climbing Into the 50s

While the months of January and February were below-average temperature-wise in the Chicago area, the month of March will get off to a sunny and pleasant start in coming days, with highs exceeding 50 degrees by Wednesday across the region. Tuesday will kick off meteorological spring with a partly-to-mostly cloudy day, along with a wide …

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