With so many seniors feeling isolated and depressed during the pandemic, a McHenry County outreach group is organizing multiple “Adopt A Grandparent” programs, including a Valentine’s Day event, to help boost seniors’ mental health.A local outreach group is determined to make seniors feel loved this Valentine’s Day, and they’re asking for your help. NBC 5’s Lauren Petty reports.Jan. 14.

Naperville Police are warning residents about a series of thefts targeting iconic blue United States Postal Services boxes in recent months.As omicron subvariants continue to make up roughly all COVID cases in the U.S., marking a shift in the most common symptoms and in the virus’ incubation period, how long will symptoms last?. Chicago’s Millennium Park in the summertime sees dozens of events from June through August. And now, there are new security procedures in place for attendees. Here’s what to know before you go.

New Year’s Eve 2021: Chicago-Area Events Happening This Weekend

As the year comes to a close, events in Chicago and surrounding suburbs are ringing in 2022 with New Year’s Eve celebrations across the area.An investigation is underway after a visitor witnessed the body of a deceased man in Lincoln Marsh on Wednesday morning, according to the DuPage County Forest Preserve Police. Next week, star-gazers will be able to catch a once-in-a-lifetime sight in the night sky, but you might need to look quickly.

Earlier this year, the Senate unanimously passed legislation that would make daylight saving time permanent in the United States by the spring of 2023, but five months later it remains unclear whether the House of Representatives will take up the bill.Articles from the category: Local. If you’re a Chicago resident, you might just be living in one of the coolest places in the world.The Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday elected Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch as the first Black speaker in the state’s history and the chamber’s first new leader in decades, marking a seismic shift of power in Springfield, bringing the reign of longtime Speaker Michael Madigan to an end.

The Bears sent Teven Jenkins out to the media to face all the questions they refused to answer over the past week. He deserved better.The body of a 21-year-old man found unresponsive early Wednesday in Lake Michigan at Oak Street Beach has been identified as Krzysztof Szubert, a Polish businessman who had been working in Chicago since November and had recently gone missing, police say.If convicted of the charges against him, former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan could face several years in prison.A recent graduate from suburban Wheaton College put his thrifting skills to use, flipping an unlikely find into a fortune.

32 Hate Groups Call Illinois Home, Southern Poverty Law Center Says

From a white power record label in Burbank to an Aryan motorcycle club in Canton, there are 32 active hate groups in the state of Illinois, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center—a nonprofit advocating against extremism.Rihanna, Sheryl Crow, Lionel Richie, and more come out to celebrate City of Hope’s annual Spirit of Life Awards to raise money for cancer research and treatment.Gruesome details were revealed in court Tuesday just hours after a man was charged with murdering his elderly mother and dumping her dismembered remains in a Chicago lagoon.Victim’s girlfriend and her best friend accused of luring man to Far South Side home.Whether preparing for the COVID-19 booster shot or enduring side effects, officials have provided guidance on taking various over-the-counter medications.An Indiana woman has been married 23 times to all kinds of men … but she’d still do it again because life “gets lonely.”.

Live Video from NBC Chicago.The Official U.S. Senate website of Senator Chuck Schumer of New York. A perplexed prospective juror at the trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China said during jury selection last week that she didn’t understand how a conviction could carry the death penalty in Illinois when the state struck capital punishment from its statutes years ago.MONTVALE—An expert on deer and other wildlife addressed the governing body at the council’s final meeting of the summer, saying in part that “there is no real solution for deer control in Bergen County.” Carol [. ].

Alberta Health Services News Releases.Owners of 2004 and 2005 Chrysler Pacificas say they have proof company knew about the expensive and extensive problem, but severely limited the group of owners who would get assistance from the company.Jack Ruby grew up in a crowded house in Chicago.
In fact, lots of them. Ruby and his eight siblings moved repeatedly, children of an alcoholic father and a mother they remembered as domineering and angry. The parents kept kosher but often had little to put on the table. Fannie Rubenstein would be confined more than once to the state mental hospital in Elgin, leaving her children to fend for themselves, often shuttled to foster homes and families. Ruby left Chicago for what he hoped would be a better life in Dallas in 1947. And 16 years later, he fired a single shot which deprived the world from learning the absolute truth about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. “He always wore a suit and hat,” recalled a Ruby niece, one of two surviving relatives in Chicago. She asked that we not give her identity, because of repeated reprisals over the years. The daughter of Ruby’s sister, Eileen, the 60-year-old woman says she vividly remembers a trip to see her uncle Jack just three months before the assassination. She was just 10 years old.Hey, Pascack Valley natives! How many of these shops can you remember?  The shopping center at Four Corners in River Vale (Westwood Avenue and Rivervale Road) is shown in this photo snapped in the early [. ].