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Past articles by Karen:

Family donates hundreds of cookbooks honoring Black cuisine to Chicago culinary school

There are plenty of recipes to discover in McWorter Marsh's collection, which is now in Kennedy King's library. → Read More

Unprecedented surge in RSV cases cause Chicago area children's hospitals to run out of beds

"It is hitting us pretty severe. Especially for being this early in the season," Dr. Michael Bauer of Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. → Read More

Chicago police helicopter helps track down carjackers after string of armed robberies

The ongoing effort to combat carjacking led to a busy night for the Chicago Police Department's Hijacking Task Force. → Read More

Skokie police hand out catalytic converter alarms to prevent theft

Catalytic converter theft is a growing problem all over the country, and Skokie police are doing their part to deter those thefts. → Read More

Washington Park shooting toll rises to 10 shot, 2 fatally, Chicago police say

Chicago police said their preliminary investigations shows that two groups of people were involved in a "personal altercation" before the incident. → Read More

'Ride to Remember' hits the road, honoring fallen Chicago police officers

Dozens of motorcycles rumbled through Chicago Sunday in a ride to honor fallen police officers. → Read More

Vernon Hills couple celebrates 75th wedding anniversary

"It's love and honor and respect," Genevieve Gregory said. "And respect mainly, because if you don't have respect, you can't love. And we do love and respect each other. Not all the time, but I mean, most of it." → Read More

American Red Cross holds blood drive in wake of Highland Park shooting

The American Red Cross held a blood drive Tuesday in honor of the victims in the Highland Park shooting. → Read More

Rare fossil meteorites that fell to earth 470M years ago donated to Chicago Field Museum

Once the collection is finished being catalogued, some of the larger pieces will be put on display at the museum. → Read More

Highland Park shooting victims remembered for kindness, warmth; 7th victim ID'd

Officials identified all 7 of the people killed in the Highland Park parade shooting on the 4th of July. → Read More

Chicago police: Machete-wielding robber linked to at least 8 Northwest Side armed robberies

The latest attack was Sunday night in Irving Park. Chicago police believe the machete-wielding robber has at least eight victims so far. → Read More

Ukraine-born Chicago woman stranded in Poland after invasion as Chicagoans gather supplies to send

As Chicagoans gathered food and supplies to send to Ukraine, one local woman has found herself stranded there in the midst of war. → Read More

Happy 'Twosday': Rare 2/22/22 occurrence won't happen again for 400 years

The rare "Twosday" happening today is a unique opportunity for weddings, a rare birthdate, and an occurrence that won't happen again for 400 years. → Read More

Chicago shooting: $15.5K reward offered for information on murder of hairstylist

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to join the family of Tamiko Talber-Fleming Wednesday calling for justice and information in her death. → Read More

Chicago's Coffee, Hip Hop & Mental Health helps people access therapy, no matter their circumstance

Chicago's Coffee, Hip Hop and Mental Health is on a mission to help people gain access to the care they need and deserve, no matter the circumstance. → Read More

First all-women veteran honor flight from Illinois makes history

The group, which includes World War II, Korea and Vietnam-area veterans will leave Chicago Midway International Airport Wednesday morning on an all-expense day trip to Washington D.C. to visit monuments. → Read More

Kane County Fair opens Wednesday in St. Charles with racing pigs, demolition derby among events

The Kane County Fair 2021 opens Wednesday at the fairgrounds in St. Charles, Illinois. → Read More

United Airlines honors Juneteenth with historic all-Black flight crew from TX to Chicago

Chicago-based United Airlines is celebrated Juneteenth Saturday with a historic flight from Texas to O'Hare. → Read More

Joliet shooting: Toddler dies after accidentally shooting himself with father's gun, police say

Investigators said the toddler found a gun legally owned by the father in a TV stand and accidentally shot himself in the head. → Read More

Chicago parents push to save wheelchair-bound school clerk's position at Byrne Elementary

Parents and staff push to save the job of CPS clerk Judy Mahoney at Byrne Elementary on Chicago's Southwest Side. → Read More