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The man accused of killing seven people at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park must return to court today is his first appearance after being indicted on more than 100 criminal counts. Robert Krim’s case is scheduled for a case management conference, which is often a routine hearing designed to make sure evidence is distributed and attorneys work on potential pretrial challenges.

Krim’s appearance Tuesday will be his first in a Lake County courtroom since early August. when he pleaded not guilty to 117 criminal offenses in connection with the death of seven people and the wounding of dozens more at the 4th of July parade. Over the past three months, his name appeared in a dozen lawsuits filed on behalf of the victims of the shooting at the parade.

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It all started with a parent’s complaint about a book in the children’s section of the Lincolnwood Library this summer. What followed was a scene played out at school and library board meetings across the country, as parents, activists, politicians and educators debated gender and sexuality programs and materials in public institutions, in an escalating battle over who gets to make the call. .

This debate took an explosive turn last week Lincolnwood Public Library Board meeting when the police were called, the meeting was adjourned and employees were left to think about their safety at work. In interviews and emails obtained through a public records request, Tribune learned that the hot meeting was being prepared for several weeks.

U.S. Representative Sean Kasten speaks to local constituents during a public event on May 22, 2022 in Western Springs, Illinois.

U one of the tightest congressional battles in the Chicago areaThe incumbent Democrat is seeking to solidify his seat in Congress against a Republican challenger from the south suburbs in a race that has touched on social wedge issues, from pandemic mask mandates and a state crime bill to abortion rights and drag shows in suburban libraries.

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After beating one of the Democratic incumbents Marie Newman In the primary, U.S. Rep. Sean Kasten is seeking his third term in the newly reconfigured 6th Congressional District, a victory that could allow him to extend his term in the House. On the ballot across from him, Republican Orland Park Mayor Keith Peckau has tried to make a name for himself as mayor by opposing Pritzker’s pandemic restrictions and vowing to oppose aspects of the so-called SAFE-T Act, designed to eliminate cash bail statewide and change the way local police can cite people for certain crimes.

Tom Powell Jr., a TikTokker with more than 1 million followers, sits in his home office on Oct. 28, 2022, in Channan.

For nearly two years, Tom Powell Jr. has been talking about politics on his popular TikTok channel, discussing and mocking one foil after another. The comments section can get rough, and Powell said it has occasionally escalated into threats of violence.

But kuparvas always remained within the framework of the platform. Until last week.

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) loses control of the ball as he is guarded by Indiana Pacers guard Benedict Maturin (00), Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard (2) and Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33). during the first period at the United Center on Oct. 26, 2022 in Chicago.

The Chicago Bulls’ bench has earned praise during the first week of the season defining style and intensity of the team’s identity this season.

But two weeks into the season, the bench has also helped mask a key issue for the Bulls — inability to start games on a strong note.

A New York classic cheese slice at Zazas Pizzeria on Oct. 13, 2022 in Chicago.

Come to Zazas Pizzeria in East Lakeview, and there, in neon, shines a warning to all Chicago pizza fans: “New York Style.” While that’s a deal-breaker for some, it’s also a quick tip on what to expect, which is a very thin crust cut into easy-to-fold slices.

But while Zazas serves New York-style pizza, it’s nothing like your standard Manhattan pizzeria, where they make large, flexible slices. “I created a no-flop guideline for all of our employees to make sure that doesn’t happen,” said co-owner and executive chef Brett Nemec. “We’re always careful with anything that’s flexible.”

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