Six Flags Great America

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Six Flags Great America reopening April 24, jobs available By J. Coyden Palmer For those who have grown weary of being stuck in the house with the family, and the kids have gotten on your last nerve, there is hope on the horizon. An outdoor attraction that hosts over 3 million...
Mayor Of Dolton, Tiffany Henyard
Crusader Staff Report Dolton elected its first Black female mayor on a day when Black candidates across Chicago area suburbs won big in elections throughout Cook and DuPage counties. In Dolton, Village Trustee Tiffany A. Henyard won in a landslide victory where she took more than 82 percent of the vote...
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By Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star Indiana will receive about $60.8 million in federal funds aimed at expanding vaccination equity, according to a news release from the Centers for Disease Control. The funds will be used with an eye to encouraging vaccination and ensuring equity and access to vaccines for communities that COVID-19...
guns
By Artemis Moshtaghian and Alanne Orjoux, CNN The number of shootings in Chicago in the month of March -- and the number of shooting victims -- are at their highest in four years, according to data from the Chicago Police Department. The Chicago Police's Monthly Crime Newsletter on city shootings and crime...
Alcee Hastings
By Annie Grayer, CNN Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida has died, his chief of staff Lale M. Morrison told CNN on Tuesday. He was 84. Hastings death was first reported Tuesday by the South Florida Sun Sentinel. In January 2019, he announced that he was being treated for pancreatic cancer and planned to...
Father Michael Pfleger, St. Sabina
Charges are “bogus,” say attorneys  By Chinta Strausberg Through his lawyers, Father Michael Pfleger on Tuesday, March 30, denounced a “lie detector” test allegedly taken by two Texas brothers that was initiated by their attorney, Eugene Hollander, to prove they were telling the truth about Pfleger allegedly sexually abusing them more than...
By Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor Chicago Crusader Newspaper  Following a 2-1 series win against the Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Monday night, April 5, at Wrigley Field.  The Cubs produced three home runs in the bottom of the 4th inning from their big boppers...
By Erick Johnson How do you tell a doctor or nurse they’re doing a good job during the coronavirus pandemic? For Bronzeville’s star singer Mae Ya Carter Ryan, a song from Grammy-winning Hip Hop singer Alicia Keys will do. https://youtu.be/htSj_FK--Tg It’s the latest achievement from Ryan, whose promising career began in Chicago with...
DMX
By Desiree Murphy, ET Online DMX remains hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Friday night. A source close to the 50-year-old actor tells ET that medical staff "tried to revive him twice in the house, and revived him again in the hospital" in White Plains, New York. As of 9 a.m. PT/12...
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By CBS 2 Chicago Indiana still plans to stop its statewide mask mandate for the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, but that does not mean anyone can just go maskless wherever they want. Right across the Illinois State Line, Gary Mayor Jerome A. Price said he will keep enforcing mask orders at...