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chicago police kill man on west sidedeputy chief al nagode describes the events leading to a fatal shooting by chicago police in the 4500 block of west washington boulevard on nov. 28, 2016. (armando l. sanchez / chicago tribune)deputy chief al nagode describes the events leading to a fatal shooting by chicago police in the 4500 block of west washington boulevard on nov. 28, 2016. (armando l. sanchez / chicago tribune)see more videos






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protesters at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribunepeople protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago january 28, 2017.people protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago january 28, 2017. (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protesters at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribunepeople protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago on urday, january 28, 2017. people protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago on urday, january 28, 2017. (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






chicago police chief says he's had kidney transplant offers


chicago — chicago police superintendent eddie johnson says some of his own officers and citizens alike have offered to donate a kidney to him since he disclosed that he's on a kidney transplant waiting list.after nearly fainting at a friday news conference, johnson announced that he's had a kidney condition for decades and is now awaiting a transplant.he said urday that since he made that disclosure, citizens have called 911 to give their information for possibly becoming a kidney donor for him.the chicago tribune reports (http://trib.in/2kffyji ) johnson says those kind offers have given him "a humbling, humbling feeling."johnson says he was diagnosed with an ailment that causes an acute inflammation of the kidney at age 25 when he underwent testing while applying to become a chicago poli






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protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


journalist held at o'harenancy stone / chicago tribune journalist ali hamedani, right, is interviewed after being held at o'hare international airport for three hours and therefore missed his connecting flight to l.a. hamedani, who is iranian with a british p port, was overjoyed at seeing supporters and protesters at the terminal. journalist ali hamedani, right, is interviewed after being held at o'hare international airport for three hours and therefore missed his connecting flight to l.a. hamedani, who is iranian with a british p port, was overjoyed at seeing supporters and protesters at the terminal. (nancy stone / chicago tribune)see more galleries






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protests at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribunehessam noorian, center,  stands with his wife, zehra amirisefat, left, after being released at o'hare international airport in chicago on jan. 28, 2017. noorian has dual citizenship with iran and the united kingdom and has been living in park ridge with a green card. he, his wife and their 6-month-old child were returning to chicago from iran when he was taken into custody. u.s. authorities took more than a dozen travelers into custody urday at o'hare international airport in response to president donald trump's immigration order — but lawyers who e to their aid said all were set free after a federal judge in new york temporarily barred deportations.hessam noorian, center,  stands with his wife, zehra amirisefat, left, after being released at






trump visa ban to reportedly keep oscar-nominated director from awards ceremony


iranian filmmaker asghar farhadi, who wrote and directed the 2017 oscar-nominated foreign language film "the salesman," would not be able to enter the u.s. for the awards under president donald trump's recently enacted travel ban, according to reports urday. trump signed the executive order friday afternoon to suspend entry of refugees to the u.s. for 120 days, and imposed an indefinite ban on refugees from syria. a 90-day ban was also placed on citizens of seven predominantly muslim countries: iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen. the 2017 oscars will take place feb. 26. farhadi's film "a separation" won an academy award for best foreign film in 2012. "the salesman" -- the title a reference to arthur miller's "death of a salesman" -- tells the story of a young couple who pla






trump visa ban to reportedly keep oscar-nominated director from awards ceremony


iranian filmmaker asghar farhadi, who wrote and directed the 2017 oscar-nominated foreign language film "the salesman," would not be able to enter the u.s. for the awards under president donald trump's recently enacted travel ban, according to reports urday. trump signed the executive order friday afternoon to suspend entry of refugees to the u.s. for 120 days, and imposed an indefinite ban on refugees from syria. a 90-day ban was also placed on citizens of seven predominantly muslim countries: iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen. the 2017 oscars will take place feb. 26. farhadi's film "a separation" won an academy award for best foreign film in 2012. "the salesman" -- the title a reference to arthur miller's "death of a salesman" -- tells the story of a young couple who pla






off-duty deputy wounded in gold coast triple shooting


gold coast shooting protesteralyssa pointer / chicago tribunea woman, who asked not to be identified, holds a sign at the intersection of state and division streets, near the scene of a shooting involving multiple victims, jan. 28, 2017, in the gold coast. "i've been a direct target of (gun violence)," the woman, a resident of the englewood community, said. "every time there is a shooting, i'm coming up with this sign until he does something."a woman, who asked not to be identified, holds a sign at the intersection of state and division streets, near the scene of a shooting involving multiple victims, jan. 28, 2017, in the gold coast. "i've been a direct target of (gun violence)," the woman, a resident of the englewood community, said. "every time there is a shooting, i'm coming up with th






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


isting refugeesnancy stone / chicago tribunekimberly r en, from left, an attorney and social worker, laura booth and megan staub, both attorneys for latham & watkins llp., wait for arriving p engers as part of the international refugee istance project consisting of attorneys from different law firms isting anyone having problems with immigration at o'hare international airport on jan. 29, 2017.kimberly r en, from left, an attorney and social worker, laura booth and megan staub, both attorneys for latham & watkins llp., wait for arriving p engers as part of the international refugee istance project consisting of attorneys from different law firms isting anyone having problems with immigration at o'hare international airport on jan. 29, 2017. (nancy stone / chicago tribune)see more






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers detained


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after at least 14 people were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president trump's executive orders on friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after at least 14 people were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president trump's executive orders on friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






contemporary home in lincoln park: $4.7m


1848 howe st. in chicago: $4,700,000listed on jan. 23, 2017this home, built by middlefork, inclues six bedrooms, 5.2 baths, three family rooms, a chef's kitchen, a 2.5-car garage and four wood-burning fireplaces. details include a cut limestone fireplace and range hood surrounds, reclaimed wood ceiling and a wine cellar. the home is located near lincoln elementary school and lincoln park high school.agent: the ballis group of coldwell banker residential brokerage’s halsted office, 312-867-8166to feature your luxury listing of $800,000 or more in chicago tribune’s dream homes, send listing information and high-res p os to [email protected]






off-duty deputy wounded in gold coast triple shooting


gold coast shooting protesteralyssa pointer / chicago tribunea woman, who asked not to be identified, holds a sign at the intersection of state parkway and division street, near the scene of a shooting involving multiple victims, urday, jan. 28, 2017, in the gold coast. "i've been a direct target of [gun violence]," the woman, a resident of the englewood community, said." every time there is a shooting, i'm coming up with this sign until he does something."a woman, who asked not to be identified, holds a sign at the intersection of state parkway and division street, near the scene of a shooting involving multiple victims, urday, jan. 28, 2017, in the gold coast. "i've been a direct target of [gun violence]," the woman, a resident of the englewood community, said." every time there is a sho






protesters gather at o'hare airport after immigrants detained


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after at least 18 people were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president trump's executive orders on friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after at least 18 people were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president trump's executive orders on friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers detained


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after several travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after several travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more g






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers detained


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more g






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were taken into custody, including green card holders. they were held following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were taken into custody, including green card holders. they were held following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribun






trump reportedly claimed 2 were s dead in chicago during obama’s speech — but it


chicago — an abc news transcript of its interview with president donald trump on wednesday quoted him as saying that two people were fatally s in chicago while his predecessor, barack obama, was giving his farewell speech at chicago’s mccormick place — a claim shown to be false by police department records. the p age in question…






84-year old west chicago woman killed in crash


an 84-year-old west chicago woman died following a sunday morning crash just south of cedar lake.the lake county coroner's office said in a press release a medicolegal death investigation team was dispatched at 6:37 a.m. sunday to 151st street and wicker avenue in hanover township.there, julia hansen of the 300 block of e. pomeroy street was pronounced dead from blunt force trauma injuries. the manner of death was listed as accident, according to the coroner's report.the lake county sheriff's department, cedar lake fire department, lake dale fire department and tri creek fire department also responded.further information was not immediately available.carrie napoleon is a freelance reporter for the post-tribune.






after trump criticism on chicago violence, emanuel touts police smarts


"this allows our police officers to be all that much smarter and more effective in using technology and command ability to make sure people are in the right place at the right time to prevent a shooting in the first place," emanuel said.in a news release, emanuel's office described the technology as part of the city's "smart-policing strategy," a term that had not been used in previous mayor's office announcements.trump tweets about chicago 'carnage,' says he may 'send in the feds!' if not fixedliam fordpresident donald trump tweeted tuesday night about chicago’s violence, saying he will “send in the feds!” if the city “doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ going on.”trump’s tweet refers back to a line in his inaugural address friday about “the crime, and the gangs, and the drugs that have st






week in review: trump's first week | state of the state | bulls in disarray


steve rosenbloom writes that this is what happens when you don't hire a respected coach who can lead. the players take over.on friday, the bulls held a team meeting with coach fred hoiberg, executive vice president john paxson and general manager gar forman. all sides vowed to move on after two days of bickering.wade and butler started friday's game with the heat on the bench as punishment. the bulls lost and were booed off the court.in other sports news:sky star player elena delle donne is seeking a trade from chicago, unhappy with the team and wanting to be closer to her delaware home, sources told the tribune's phil thompson. general manager amber stocks addressed rumors of a trade to the mystics in a statement that the team is focused on creating a "winning mindset."the cubs agreed to






lincoln park penthouse with private rooftop: $1.2m


2446 racine ave., unit 3e in chicago: $1,199,500listed on jan. 11, 2017this extra-wide, two-level penthouse in lincoln park has a private rooftop deck and city views. the rooftop deck has a pergola and is equipped with cable tv and gas. the home includes three bedroom and 2.5 baths with hardwood floors and crown molding/wainscoting throughout. the master bathroom is renovated and includes a double sink, and the chef's kitchen comes with top-of-the-line appliances. the main floor living space has an open floor plan and a wet bar with wine fridge. the home includes surround sound throughout the first floor and in the master bedroom. garage parking is included.agent: michael swanson of coldwell banker residential brokerage’s halsted office, 630-947-2435to feature your luxury listing of $800,0






early fallout from bulls friction: 'worst game all year' in 100-88 loss to heat


soxfest brought white sox and bulls chairman jerry reinsdorf to town so he could witness the bulls get booed off the united center court after a 100-88 debacle of a loss to the heat on friday night.coach fred hoiberg said he alone made the decision to bench dwyane wade and jimmy butler for the start of the heat's sixth straight victory as punishment for their critical comments of teammates on wednesday.butler, who said "nothing surprises me anymore" about the benching, s 1-for-13 in scoring a season-low three points and posting the lowest percentage of his career when taking at least 10 s s. he last e off the bench on march 23, 2013."sure," an upbeat butler said when asked if he agreed with the move. "that's on them. that's not my job to worry about what's fair. it's my job to hoop. i didn






morton grove muslim center rally draws crowd, rails against trump's actions


about 500 people packed the basement of the muslim education center in morton grove sunday while hundreds more spilled upstairs and outside the building, during a demonstration calling for sanctuary and support for muslims and other minority groups against recent trump administration actions.downstairs the voices joined together to sing "we shall overcome" as the event got underway.the rally e a day after several people were detained at o'hare airport, following president donald trump's executive order banning travel to the u.s. for some immigrants from predominantly muslim nations in the middle east.attorneys isting family of detainees at o'haremohammad amirisefat of chicago waits for news about relatives at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017. his sister, zehra amirisefat, 30,






before sending in feds, trump should focus on chicago police


“if chicago doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24 percent from 2016), i will send in the feds!”— president trump, jan. 24, 2017• • •for now it’s just another tweet from twitchy presidential thumbs, one more jab in the verbal tiff between a new republican president and a democratic mayor with a violence crisis spinning out of control. but before you write this off as typical trump histrionics, consider:fifty-two years ago — march 20, 1965 — an angry president lyndon johnson reacted to alabama’s “bloody sunday” by declaring that he would use federal authority to protect the civil rights of the rev. martin luther king jr. and other marchers headed from selma to montgomery. five days later, federal and state troops oversaw the march, capped






bulls' taj gibson sits out against 76ers with ankle injury


chicago — chicago forward taj gibson out the bulls' game sunday night against philadelphia after injuring his left ankle injury in practice urday.gibson tested the ankle in warm-ups, but the bulls determined it was best to give him the night off.gibson is averaging 11.6 points and 7.1 rebounds.bulls coach fred hoiberg believes the injury will be day-to-day.the 76ers were without center joel embiid. embiid, who didn't make the trip to chicago, is out with a left knee contusion. embiid also was listed as day-to-day.






chicago advocates condemn trump's order on refugees, migrants


invoking the legacy of the holocaust, a multifaith coalition of jews and muslims on wednesday called on gov. bruce rauner to publicly reverse his position of pausing the relocation of syrian refugees in illinois over security concerns.at an evening protest outside the wrigley building, the chicago... (elyssa cherney)






cook county courts raise bonds for gun crimes — but suspects getting out faster


since chicago's violence rate began to spike in 2012, cook county judges have doubled the amount of bond set for people charged with felony gun crimes.if judges hoped the increase would keep armed gang members off the streets until their cases were decided, that did not happen.despite increasingly high bonds, the opposite has happened — the same group of those charged with gun crimes is getting out of jail more than twice as fast as they were four years ago, according to a tribune analysis of jail data of arrests and bonds.at the same time, the chicago police department is making fewer gun arrests and recovering fewer guns. from 2012 through the end of last year, the number of guns recovered fell by 33 percent and the number of arrests dropped by nearly 9 percent overall despite a recent u






presidential transition will not affect east chicago cleanup, epa official says


the ongoing presidential transition should not impede clean-up efforts at the u.s.s. lead superfund site in east chicago, an environmental protection agency official said urday.doug ballotti, acting division director the superfund division for epa region 5, said he does not anticipate any changes in the superfund program and that money for the calumet neighborhood cleanup should remain stable."we don't foresee a limitation in our funding at this stage," said ballotti, who spoke with east chicago residents at an epa forum.his comments come in the wake of president donald trump's order that epa employees temporarily suspend new business activities, according to the ociated press, and the institution of a media blackout, barring epa press releases, blog posts and social media posts. trump als






chicago cop who threw coffee at motorcyclist suspended


chicago police investigating cop caught on video throwing coffee at motorcyclistelyssa cherney and peter matuszakchicago police are conducting an internal investigation into an incident caught on video in which an officer throws a cup of coffee at a p ing motorcyclist after the biker shouted at the cop near a downtown intersection.police superintendent eddie johnson said monday that he cannot defend the...chicago police are conducting an internal investigation into an incident caught on video in which an officer throws a cup of coffee at a p ing motorcyclist after the biker shouted at the cop near a downtown intersection.police superintendent eddie johnson said monday that he cannot defend the... (elyssa cherney and peter matuszak)






iranian director won't attend oscars due to 'unjust conditions' of trump executi


president donald trump's executive order barring entry for visa-holders from iran and six other countries will be felt at this year's oscars.acclaimed iranian director asghar farhadi, whose film "the salesman" is nominated for best foreign film, announced he won't be at the academy awards -- even if he were granted a travel exemption.in a statement first printed by the new york times, farhadi explained he had planned to attend the february ceremony, particularly since many in the film industry stand "opposed to the fanaticism and extremism which are today taking place more than ever."but, farhadi wrote, "it now seems that the possibility of this presence is being accompanied by ifs and buts which are in no way acceptable to me even if exceptions were to be made for my trip."in a statement






presidential transition will not affect east chicago cleanup, epa official says


the ongoing presidential transition should not impede clean-up efforts at the u.s.s. lead superfund site in east chicago, an environmental protection agency official said urday.doug ballotti, acting division director the superfund division for epa region 5, said he does not anticipate any changes in the superfund program and that money for the calumet neighborhood cleanup should remain stable."we don't foresee a limitation in our funding at this stage," said ballotti, who spoke with east chicago residents at an epa forum.his comments come in the wake of president donald trump's order that epa employees temporarily suspend new business activities, according to the ociated press, and the institution of a media blackout, barring epa press releases, blog posts and social media posts. trump als






chicago-area lawyers flock to o'hare to help travelers held at airport


shortly after lunch urday, attorney julia schlozman received an email calling for lawyers to help people being held at o'hare international airport in the wake of president donald trump's immigration order.schlozman, who had only signed up to volunteer with the international refugee istance project a few hours earlier, quickly read the message and walked out the door. she hopped on a cta bus, then transferred to the blue line to take her to the airport.an attorney who specializes in criminal justice reform, schlozman has never practiced immigration law. but she went anyway, believing her research skills, brainstorming ability and enthusiasm could somehow help."i wanted to contribute in any way i could," she said. "i just felt like i had to do something."she wasn't the only chicago-area law






protests erupt at airports following trump travel ban


president donald trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly muslim nations entry into the u.s. has sparked protests around the country.a look at what is happening:___new yorka protest at john f. kennedy airport, where 12 refugees were detained urday, swelled to more than 2,000 people, including some celebrities. the agency that runs the airport tried to restore order by shutting down the train that runs to airport terminals. gov. andrew cuomo, a democrat, reversed that decision, saying people had a right to protest. "the people of new york will have their voices heard," he said in a statement.___newark, new jerseymore than 120 people clutching signs denouncing the trump immigration orders gathered at newark liberty international airport. northjersey.com reports that they jo






duncan keith's all-star experience extra special because of 3-year-old son


tucked into the corner of a locker room packed with nhl all-stars, colton keith got a big chuckle from dad duncan when the 3-year-old blurted out which was his favorite hockey team."i like the sharks!" colton keith yelled.certainly colton's favorite player has to be dad, who has helped lead the blackhawks to three stanley cup championships and is a two-time norris trophy winner as the nhl's top defenseman."brent burns!" colton bellowed."i think he likes (burns') beard," duncan said with a smile.his fourth all-star game appearance was extra special for keith as he had a shadow each step of the way. colton was with him during the ceremony for the nhl's top 100 greatest players on friday night, was on the bench during the skills competition urday night at the staples center and was in his fat






man found s to death in car in naperville school parking lot


an oswego man was found s to death in a car in the parking lot of scullen middle school friday night, naperville police cmdr. louis miso said.police were called to the 1815 mistflower school at about 7:20 p.m. on a report of an unresponsive man inside a vehicle, miso said in a news release. there, they found a 37-year-old man in a car in which the windows had been broken out, he saidthe victim, whose identity was not released, was taken to edward hospital in naperville, where he was pronounced dead.“the incident does not involve scullen middle school,” miso said. “there were two non-district organizations that rented building space for activities this evening. in addition, there was an after-school club that was concluding its activity.”he added the shooting does not appear to the “a rando






decades-old slaying of righteous brothers singer's ex solved


investigators used a controversial dna testing method to solve the decades-old killing of the ex-wife of righteous brothers singer bill medley, the los angeles county sheriff's department said. karen klaas was attacked jan. 30, 1976 as she returned to her home in hermosa beach. the 32-year-old was ually aulted, strangled with her pantyhose and never regained consciousness. she died a few days later at the hospital. the sheriff's department said friday that the case "was solved through the use of familial dna, which identified the killer," but provided no other details.most read entertainment news this hour the technique, which has raised ethical issues in the forensics community, allows investigators to search law enforcement databases to identify likely relatives of the person who may hav






officers, strangers offer to donate kidney to chicago's top cop, who needs trans


police superintendent eddie johnson’s godmother always told him, “god works in mysterious ways.” the number of people who’ve volunteered to donate a kidney to johnson in the 24 hours after announcing his need for a transplant has him thinking his godmother was right.johnson, 56, disclosed friday that he is on a waiting list for a kidney transplant after nearly fainting at a news conference that morning. since then, in addition to overwhelming support, he’s received offers of kidney transplants from both the police officers serving under him and the citizens johnson works to protect.“we have people dialing 911, asking officers to come over to their homes so they can give them their information,” johnson said at a news conference urday morning. “i’ve gotta tell you guys, that’s a humbling, h






'la la land' takes top honors at producers guild awards


"la la land" is continuing to dance its way through hollywood's awards season, claiming top honors at the 28th annual producers guild awards. the guild recognized the candy-colored al with its darryl f. zanuck award for theatrical motion picture production urday, a prize that often precedes the best picture academy award. (last year was an exception, when "the big short" won the guild award, while "spotlight" got the oscar.) the nominees for the guild's top film prize echo oscars' best picture nominees this year, with the exception of "deadpool," which made the cut with producers but not the film academy. but the guild's celebration at the beverly hilton el of the year's outstanding film and television productions had a decidedly political tone, as president donald trump's ban on refugees






morton grove muslim center rally draws crowd, rails against trump's actions


about 500 people packed the basement of the muslim education center in morton grove sunday while hundreds more spilled upstairs and outside the building, during a demonstration calling for sanctuary and support for muslims and other minority groups against recent trump administration actions.downstairs the voices joined together to sing "we shall overcome" as the event got underway.the rally e a day after several people were detained at o'hare airport, following president donald trump's executive order banning travel to the u.s. for some immigrants from predominantly muslim nations in the middle east.attorneys isting family of detainees at o'haremohammad amirisefat of chicago waits for news about relatives at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017. his sister, zehra amirisefat, 30,






mcconnell: we don't have religious tests in this country


european leaders oppose trump travel ban; far right applaudstribune news servicesthe leaders of britain and germany joined other american allies sunday in criticizing president donald trump's u.s. entry ban for people from some muslim-majority countries, even as far-right politicians on the continent celebrated the move. a spokesman for theresa may said the british prime minister...the leaders of britain and germany joined other american allies sunday in criticizing president donald trump's u.s. entry ban for people from some muslim-majority countries, even as far-right politicians on the continent celebrated the move. a spokesman for theresa may said the british prime minister... (tribune news services)






illinois fails to support disability services, report finds


group homes mess shows what happens when politics trump peopleeditorial boardfinally, the state cracked down on a shoddy group home operator serving adults with disabilities. the illinois department of human services has yanked the license of disability services of illinois following a tribune investigation into health and safety violations — some resulting in deaths —...finally, the state cracked down on a shoddy group home operator serving adults with disabilities. the illinois department of human services has yanked the license of disability services of illinois following a tribune investigation into health and safety violations — some resulting in deaths —... (editorial board)






demonstrators rally against trump refugee ban in front of white house, at airpor


european leaders oppose trump travel ban; far right applaudstribune news servicesthe leaders of britain and germany joined other american allies sunday in criticizing president donald trump's u.s. entry ban for people from some muslim-majority countries, even as far-right politicians on the continent celebrated the move. a spokesman for theresa may said the british prime minister...the leaders of britain and germany joined other american allies sunday in criticizing president donald trump's u.s. entry ban for people from some muslim-majority countries, even as far-right politicians on the continent celebrated the move. a spokesman for theresa may said the british prime minister... (tribune news services)






priebus: lawful permanent residents aren't affected by trump's executive order '


european leaders oppose trump travel ban; far right applaudstribune news servicesthe leaders of britain and germany joined other american allies sunday in criticizing president donald trump's u.s. entry ban for people from some muslim-majority countries, even as far-right politicians on the continent celebrated the move. a spokesman for theresa may said the british prime minister...the leaders of britain and germany joined other american allies sunday in criticizing president donald trump's u.s. entry ban for people from some muslim-majority countries, even as far-right politicians on the continent celebrated the move. a spokesman for theresa may said the british prime minister... (tribune news services)






usually an oscar warm-up, sag awards will miss a key player


"la la land" may have tied an oscar record with 14 nominations, set a golden globes record with seven wins and won the top prize at urday's producers guild awards, but it won't be competing for the top screen actors guild award.sunday night's sag awards often serve as an academy awards warm-up. that will be true in the individual acting categories where awards-season favorites like viola davis, casey affleck and emma stone hope to cement their front-runner status.but this year's biggest front-runner, "la la land," isn't nominated for the screen actors' ensemble award. nominated instead are the casts for "moonlight," ''manchester by the sea," ''hidden figures" and "captain fantastic."the 23rd annual sag awards will air live from 8-10 p.m. est on tnt and tbs from the shrine auditorium in los






1 dead, 3 injured after west town traffic crash


one person has been killed and three others were seriously injured during a traffic crash in the west town neighborhood urday afternoon.the wreck occurred about 1:35 p.m. at the intersection of ashland avenue and hubbard street, according to officer michael carroll, a spokesman for the chicago police.paramedics initially responded to a "pin-in'' crash involving a vehicle hitting a pole, but a second vehicle was apparently also involved and possibly a pedestrian, said chicago fire department spokesman jeff lyle.one person was dead on the scene and three other injured people were taken to stroger hospital in serious to critical condition, said lyle.check back for details.






u.s. service member killed in surprise raid in yemen targeting al-qaida


suspected u.s. drone strike kills 3 alleged al-qaida operatives in yementribune news servicessuspected u.s. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-qaida operatives in yemen's southwestern bayda province, security and tribal officials said, the first such killings reported in the country since donald trump umed the u.s. presidency friday. the two urday strikes killed abu anis...suspected u.s. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-qaida operatives in yemen's southwestern bayda province, security and tribal officials said, the first such killings reported in the country since donald trump umed the u.s. presidency friday. the two urday strikes killed abu anis... (tribune news services)






officers, strangers offer to give cpd top cop a kidney in his time of need


police superintendent eddie johnson’s godmother always told him, “god works in mysterious ways.” the number of people who’ve volunteered to donate a kidney to johnson in the 24 hours after announcing his need for a transplant has him thinking his godmother was right.johnson, 56, disclosed friday that he is on a waiting list for a kidney transplant after nearly fainting at a news conference that morning. since then, in addition to overwhelming support, he’s received offers of kidney transplants from both the police officers serving under him and the citizens johnson works to protect.“we have people dialing 911, asking officers to come over to their homes so they can give them their information,” johnson said at a news conference urday morning. “i’ve gotta tell you guys, that’s a humbling, h