Chicago Sun-Times

  • Kyle Hendricks returns to Cubs rotation amid rash of injuries
    by Kyle Williams on June 16, 2024 at 1:35 pm

    The Cubs announced Sunday that Kyle Hendricks will rejoin the rotation for Wednesday's start aginst the Giants. After Jordan Wicks left Friday's game with a Grade 2 right oblique strain, it left the Cubs short in the rotation. Hendricks pitched well […]

  • Season's first heatwave arrives in Chicago this week
    by Kaitlin Washburn on June 16, 2024 at 12:55 pm

    All 77 of Chicago's public pools will open Monday just in time for a week of extreme heat.The heatwave kicked off Sunday with an expected high of 90 degrees. Weather service experts forecast temperatures to remain in the 90s for most of the week […]

  • Boy, 15, charged in River North armed carjacking
    by Sun-Times staff on June 16, 2024 at 11:51 am

    A teenage boy has been charged in connection with a March armed carjacking in the River North neighborhood. The boy, 15, was identified as one of the people who took a vehicle at gunpoint from a 37-year-old man on March 26 in the 500 block of West […]

  • Time to play 'Sit in Judgment of Ed Burke'
    by Neil Steinberg on June 16, 2024 at 11:13 am

    No, I didn't write a letter about former Ald. Ed Burke to the judge in advance of his June 24 sentencing for corruption. He doesn't need me. Hundreds spoke up, asking for leniency. (Does anyone write in and say, "Throw the book at him, your honor!" […]

  • 1 killed in crash near Cook County Jail
    by Sun-Times staff on June 16, 2024 at 10:04 am

    At least one person was killed and multiple others injured in a crash Sunday morning near the Cook County Jail. Just after 5 a.m., two vehicles collided in the 2600 block of South California Avenue, according to Chicago police.One passenger was […]

  • Riot Fest leaves Chicago's Douglass Park. Good riddance.
    by Letters to the Editor on June 16, 2024 at 10:01 am

    As a resident of the neighborhood that borders Douglass Park, I appreciate Emmanuel Camarillo’s reporting on Riot Fest’s decision to leave. He interviewed people in the area and presented their comments.There will always be differences of […]

Chicago Reader

  • ‘We’ve been here all this time’
    by Kayleigh Padar on June 16, 2024 at 6:00 am

    At the largest independent queer library and archive in the midwest, people of all ages work together to preserve LGBTQ+ history and ensure it remains accessible to the community. From drag costumes to love letters, the librarians and archivists at […]

  • Sharp Pins’ homegrown power pop sounds as big as the stars
    by Leor Galil on June 14, 2024 at 1:58 pm

    In 2021, Lifeguard singer-guitarist Kai Slater began publishing Hallogallo, a zine that documents the young Chicago indie-rock scene that’s taken the Hallogallo name as its own—he’s not just an active member of this community but also a kind […]

  • Our Work
    by Stavroula Harissis on June 14, 2024 at 12:42 pm

    By Stavroula Harissis The post Our Work appeared first on Chicago Reader.

  • Thalia Hall hosts a triple-header of slow-burning heavy music
    by Monica Kendrick on June 14, 2024 at 12:09 pm

    Mind Burns Alive, the new fifth studio album by Pallbearer, is a strong, diverse effort that weaves existential emotional vulnerability through a crush of heavy doom with progressive spacey pacing. Little Rock’s loudest exports are experts at […]

  • Cedric Burnside embodies raw, electric Mississippi blues
    by Noah Berlatsky on June 14, 2024 at 12:09 pm

    Singer, guitarist, and drummer Cedric Burnside comes from a long line of blues performers; his grandfather is cultishly beloved guitarist and singer R.L. Burnside, and his father is blues drummer Calvin Jackson. He started touring at age 13 and had […]

  • Jean Deaux finds a shining new beginning on Nowhere, Fast
    by Leor Galil on June 14, 2024 at 12:09 pm

    Last spring, Chicago R&B artist Jean Deaux performed a show while recovering from laryngitis, and it turned out she wasn’t nearly healed enough: she caused herself a vocal injury that kept her offstage for a year. “I had to go see a […]



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