Chicago’s curfew lifted Sunday morning, and businesses are beginning to clean up after overnight protests turned into riots
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Progressive Pulses Among the Ruins of Riot
The violence that erupted from the mostly-peaceful demonstrations around the killing of George Floyd has subsided, though many businesses in Long Beach are now boarded up. In addition to the property ...
A Guide to the Product Personalities in Your Kitchen
You have undoubtedly noticed that many products in your kitchen are given pseudo-human personalities. Have you ever wondered who those strangers in your kitchen are? Get to know some of them, and you ...
Solidarity on Stonewall anniversary
What happened at Stonewall in NYC 1969, was a riot against the police. It wasn’t in answer to just a few homophobic police officers targeting our social havens in one city. This was a manifestation of ...
The Latest: Nets’ DeAndre Jordan says he has coronavirus
DeAndre Jordan says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and won’t be joining the Brooklyn Nets in Florida when the NBA season resumes.
1,200 extra Chicago cops to be deployed over July 4 weekend
Chicago’s police superintendent said Monday that he plans to flood the city’s streets with additional officers during the long July 4 weekend in an effort to avoid a ...
Determined to make a better life for himself, this Twin Cities man found a sweet path out of poverty
Ricky Thompson, 55, doesn’t have many fond memories of growing up on Chicago’s South Side. But one sweet memory that stuck with him was the taste of the butter cookies served in his ...
Who is Chicago's O'Hare Airport Named After? An Extraordinary Man, Pilot and Patriot.
Just 21 months later, he was dead, killed off the Gilbert Islands in the Central Pacific while engaged in night-fighting combat. To honor his sacrifice, one of the world’s busiest airports, Chicago’s ...
Long Beach's Wrigley Tavern Reopens — With Face Masks, Temperature Guns And Tons Of Hand Sanitizer
This is the new normal, not just for Tommy Mofid but for the proprietors of most L.A. County bars — if their establishments haven't closed for good.
Movie theaters return, and cinema superheroes won't be the only ones with masks
What will the motion picture experience look like as local theaters reopen after three months of closures? Chris Johnson, of Downers Grove-based Classic Cinemas, provides a peek.
Silence of the Swine: Abolish the Police and Bring Back the Panthers
One thing that has become crystal fucking clear to any sane sentient creature with a pulse who has paid attention to current events over the last month is the fact that America’s cherished fascist ...
Pandemic forces some patients to phone in doctor visits
Video telemedicine took off earlier this year as the coronavirus paused in-person doctor visits. Earl Egner missed that trend. The 84-year-old diabetic and cancer survivor has no computer or ...
Days of rage: Locals lived the violent protests of 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago
Dani Lockwood parts her hair to show a scar on her scalp, courtesy of a policeman’s club during the 1968 Democratic National Convention protests in Chicago.