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Healing, division and questions about Trump’s coattails among RNC takeways

  The Illinois delegation awaits a speaker at the Republican National Convention Monday at Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum. John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.com The balloons are deflated at Fiserv Stadium and the state’s Republican National Convention delegation is back in Illinois after four raucous…

Landmark status sought for Beidelman Furniture building in Naperville

  The family that owns Beidelman Furniture in downtown Naperville is seeking a local landmark designation for this three-story brick building and an adjoining 19th-century structure. Brian Hill/bhill@dailyherald.com As Naperville celebrated its 175th anniversary, the late Mayor George Pradel used…

Suburban Republicans leave convention energized and hopeful for November

  Illinois’ delegation at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. Suburban delegates left the convention Friday saying they are hopeful for November. Steve Zalusky/szalusky@dailyherald.com Suburban GOP delegates Friday headed back home from the Republican National Convention, saying they felt energized…

Arrest made in threat to assassinate GOP state lawmaker, senior fair postponed as a result

A DeKalb County man faces charges after threatening Republican state Rep. Jeff Keicher that he might assassinate him for holding an event at a public school. Forrest R. Brandon, 58, of the 600 block of North 9th Street, DeKalb, was…

Some NYC, NJ patients face delays in care as hospitals weather tech outage

New York City hospitals are generally still functioning today, despite a tech outage affecting computer systems across the globe, according to the head of the city’s public hospital system. Dr. Mitchell Katz, president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals…

Sandy Springs residents quiz GDOT about top end express lanes

GDOT’s Edye Byers explains facets of the express lanes proposed to be built along the I-285 corridor, explaining how a resident’s property would be affected. (Photo by Bob Pepalis) The Georgia Department of Transportation held its second public hearing of…

Biden or not, Illinois GOP delegation confident of Trump win

  U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood, seen speaking with the press on Thursday, is confident in a Trump victory in November. Christopher Placek/cplacek@dailyherald.com MILWAUKEE — The Illinois Republican delegation is confident of a Trump victory in November, whether Joe Biden is…

Listeria outbreak tied to sliced deli meats hits NYC area, CDC says

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a listeria outbreak among people who have eaten meats sliced at deli counters, including nine cases in New York and New Jersey. Seven people in New York and two people…

Mayor presupuesto para programas para personas mayores, pero no lo suficiente para mantener el ritmo de envejecimiento de la población, según proveedores

Para el 2040, los investigadores estiman que el número de residentes de la ciudad mayores de 65 años aumentará en un 40 por ciento. “Deberíamos duplicar, triplicar y cuadruplicar las inversiones en servicios para personas mayores para hacer frente a…

NOVA24 festival emerges to connect Detroit photographers and filmmakers with the world

Every year, over 150 photo and film festivals take place in major cities around the world. In Detroit, however, many lens-based artists are told they need to leave the city to find success, especially since there is no large-scale photo…

Extra Extra: The Philadelphia 76ers of Camden?

Because George Norcross could dream, here are your afternoon links: Evan Gershkovich wrongly sentenced to 16 years in Russian prison, Trump shooter was an AP student, hand fans are in and more. [ more › ] Source link

Would-be Chicago bomber resentenced to 27 years after original term deemed too lenient

Adel Daoud AP file photo A Hillside man was resentenced to 27 years in federal prison Friday after authorities said he attempted to detonate a 1,000-pound bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012. Adel Daoud was originally sentenced to 16…

Will Howard Eskin return to WIP this weekend? We’ll see

When will “The King” return? Will “The King” return? Howard Eskin, the longtime Philly sports media personality off the air, has yet to take his regularly scheduled Saturday morning spot at sports talk radio station WIP-94 since a July 1…

Jack White surprise drops new LP at Third Man Records

click to enlarge Lee DeVito Third Man Records quietly released what appears to be a new mystery album by Jack White. Jack White fans are in for a treat. The rock star’s vinyl-centric label Third Man Records has quietly released…

Lawsuit charges State Election Board with meeting illegally

A nonprofit nonpartisan watchdog group filed a lawsuit Friday charging the State Election Board with violating Georgia’s Open Meetings Act after meeting last week without legally required public notice or a quorum. The three Republicans on the five-member board gave…

Transit union gives big bucks to NY Gov. Hochul’s campaign while blasting her in public

This column originally appeared in On The Way, a weekly newsletter covering everything you need to know about NYC-area transportation. Sign up to get the full version, which includes answers to reader questions, trivia, service changes and more, in your…

Atlanta named Sundance Film Festival finalist

Atlanta has been named one of the six finalists to be the new host location of the Sundance Film Festival. Sundance announced a bidding process for a possible new city to call home earlier this year, with Atlanta officially submitting…

Famous Black-owned dessert chain The Peach Cobbler Factory opens downtown Detroit location

One of the fastest-growing chains in the nation, renowned for its super sweet Southern-style desserts, has finally arrived in Detroit. The Peach Cobbler Factory Detroit, located downtown at 1300 Broadway St., celebrated its grand opening on July 6 and has…

NYC expands restorative justice programs: ‘This is for them to come feel safe’

On the second floor of the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center in the Bronx, a group of recent high school graduates sat in a circle and shared how they act when they feel comfortable. One said when she feels safe, she…

Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries of NY: ‘We can win’ with Biden-Harris ticket

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries said Friday he’s confident Democrats can win with Joe Biden leading their ticket in November, offering the embattled president a show of support while a growing contingent of his party pushes him to leave the…

Charges dropped against Detroit graffiti artist BVIS

click to enlarge Steve Neavling A “Free BVIS” poster spotted in Midtown. BVIS has been freed. The graffiti artist allegedly behind all of those Beavis and Butt-Head drawings you’ve probably seen scrawled in and around Detroit lately had faced six…

Casten, Garcia call for Biden to withdraw from presidential race

Democrat Sean Casten of Downers Grove Daily Herald file U.S. Reps. Sean Casten of Downers Grove and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Friday added their voices to the growing chorus of Democrats calling for President Joe Biden to end his reelection…

Thousands of O’Hare travelers hit by outage, some Metra UP trains slowed

A global technology outage led to delays and cancellations at Midway Airport on Friday. Pat Nabond/Sun-Times A technology meltdown impacting millions worldwide also disrupted Chicago area aviation and transit Friday. As of 10:45 a.m., aircraft was taking off and landing…

Schaumburg woman killed in townhouse fire Thursday night

A Schaumburg woman died Thursday night in a townhouse fire authorities believe was likely caused by careless use of smoking materials. Joann Puhl, 51, of 25 Illinois Blvd., Unit L1 in Schaumburg, was pronounced dead at 8:22 p.m. after efforts…

22 tornadoes confirmed from Monday night’s storms

Rob Dzimek of North Aurora clears a large branch out of the yard of his parents’ Sugar Grove home following Monday’s storms that spawned 22 tornadoes in the Chicago area. Sandy Bressner/Shaw Local News Network, July 16 National Weather Service…

Theatre Review: City Springs presents dazzling production of ‘Jersey Boys’

Photo by Mason Wood City Springs Theatre Company is currently presenting a dazzling production of the Broadway musical “Jersey Boys,” and before we go any further, I’ll say simply “Go”; this show should not be missed. Amid a summer of…

NYC Restaurants Get Ready for New Outdoor Dining Rules

The city’s Dining Out NYC program creates new rules restaurants must follow when offering sidewalk or roadway seating, which go into effect Aug. 3. CLARIFY News’ student reporters spoke to restaurant owners and employees near Midtown about their outdoor dining…

Exclusive: Surprise, Decatur! Smileys Burger Club opens Saturday

Smileys Burger Club brings its award-winning smashburgers to East Howard Avenue permanently on July 20. (Provided by Smileys Burger Club) In a surprise move, Ean Bancroft and Ross Winecoff will open Smileys Burger Club on East Howard Avenue three months…

Enjoy these 5 NYC outdoor dining setups before they change this fall

At some point, it seems, everyone in New York City passes through the intersection of Prince and Mott streets. There’s the Little Cupcake Bakeshop, Everlane and the tourists clogging the sidewalk outside Prince Street Pizza. And then there’s Cafe Gitane….

RIP Robert L. Allen, a Black scholar in every sense of the words

University of California, Berkeley Robert L. Allen in 1967. News that the U.S. Navy had exonerated 256 Black sailors who were unjustly court-martialed in 1944 following the Port Chicago explosion in California was all the alert I needed to contact…

Early Addition: It’s too hot out for rats to do it

Early Addition is a daily newsletter to guide you through New York City news, plus other tidbits from around the internet. Sign up here to get the full version in your inbox every weekday morning. Good Friday morning in New…

Elgin officer won’t be charged in non-fatal January shooting

An Elgin police officer won’t face charges following investigation into the January shooting of a suicidal knife-wielding man by the Cook County state’s attorney’s office. The Elgin Police Department said an “independent internal investigation” will be conducted by a law…

Hazardous conditions on Fox River prompt temporary ban on recreational boating

Canoeists paddle down the Fox River in Geneva on June 1. Mark Black for Shaw Local News Network High water levels and swift currents have created “conditions significantly hazardous” for boaters on large portions of the Fox River, officials reported….

Fact-checking Trump on Day 4 of the 2024 Republican National Convention

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump reacts Thursday after speaking at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. AP Former President Donald Trump’s 92-minute speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination on the final night of his party’s national convention rambled…

Technology outage disrupts global businesses, Delta Air Lines

Ugh, Friday July 19 — Delta Air Lines is among the businesses worldwide that were paralyzed this morning after a global technology outage shut down airports, broadcasters, hospitals, and police departments. Cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike said the issue was caused by a bug, not…

Dangerous streets; Philly hoops legends; ‘Free LSD’ movie

Wednesday was a particularly treacherous day for cyclists and pedestrians in Philadelphia. Two people were killed — one standing at a corner on Allegheny Avenue in Kensington and another riding her bicycle on Spruce Street — and a third was…

NYC medical examiners stop autopsies for some suspected overdoses, describe staffing ‘crisis’

New York City is losing medical examiners faster than it can replace them, and those who remain say they have to make difficult decisions about which bodies will get autopsied. The city’s medical examiners described the situation as a “crisis”…

Katerina McCrimmon on playing Fanny Brice in ‘Funny Girl’

Katerina McCrimmon and Stephen Mark Lukas in the National Tour of “Funny Girl.” (Photo by Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade). On the surface, it might not seem like Katerina McCrimmon has much in common with Fanny Brice. McCrimmon is from Miami,…

Off! brings movie to Philly ahead of their final shows

After a decade and a half, the hardcore punk supergroup Off! will be wrapping up their wild journey by bringing “Free LSD” to the masses, including a stop in Philadelphia on Monday. “Free LSD” is not only a “midnight movie”…

NYC’s critical systems functioning amid global network outage, city’s tech chief says

A global network outage disrupted essential services around New York such as planes and trains early Friday morning, according to reports from multiple agencies. The problems seem to have stemmed from an update to a Microsoft program called CrowdStrike that…

Looking at six of the area’s top high school senior football recruits

Geneva wide receiver Talyn Taylor is committed to Georgia. Sandy Bressner/Shaw Local News Network Let the countdown continue! We’re now six weeks away from opening night in the IHSA prep football season. To commemorate perhaps the most anticipated day of…

Widespread technology outage disrupts flights, banks, media outlets and companies around the world

Travelers wait in Terminal 1 for check-in Friday at Hamburg Airport, in Hamburg, Germany. A widespread Microsoft outage disrupted flights, banks, media outlets and companies around the world on Friday. AP WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A global technology outage caused…

Global IT glitch causes disruptions worldwide

A massive IT glitch linked to a software update by cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike on Microsoft cloud computing services caused widespread disruptions Friday, affecting major airlines, media organizations, businesses, and police forces globally. CrowdStrike is actively working with customers impacted by…

Trash bin thieves pose obstacle to NYC’s push to get garbage bags off sidewalks

New York City’s impending trash revolution is hitting bumps in the road as some property and business owners say thieves are stealing their trash bins right off the sidewalks. By November, any residential building with nine or fewer units will…

A deadly day for Philly cyclist, pedestrian

Wednesday was a particularly treacherous day for cyclists and pedestrians in Philadelphia. Two people were killed — one standing at a corner on Allegheny Avenue in Kensington and another riding her bicycle on Spruce Street — and a third was…

Film Review: ‘Twisters’ is a legacy sequel done right

Daisy Edgar-Jones and Glen Powell in “Twisters,” directed by Lee Isaac Chung (Melinda Sue Gordon / Universal Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures; & Amblin Entertainment). Legacy sequels are par for the course these days in Hollywood, from the successful (“Top Gun:…

Trump describes assassination attempt in personal detail as he accepts Republican nomination

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is introduced Thursday during the final night of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. AP MILWAUKEE — Donald Trump, somber and bandaged, accepted the GOP presidential nomination on Thursday at the Republican National…

Aurora police seek public’s help finding missing boy who is deaf, has autism

Luis Moyotl Aurora police are seeking the public’s help finding a missing 7-year-old boy, according to authorities. Luis Moyotl is described as 3-foot, 6-inches tall, weighing around 60 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He is deaf and has…

Thousands gather at banquet hall to celebrate life of former fire chief killed at Trump rally

An electronic billboard displays a memorial for Corey Comperatore near the Butler Farm Show, Thursday, July 18, 2024, in Butler, Pa. Comperatore was killed at rally for former President Donald Trump Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (AP Photo/Eric Gay) FREEPORT, Pa….

State rolls out $1.5B transportation projects list

Gov. Brian Kemp Thursday announced how the state plans to spend $1.5 billion in surplus funds the General Assembly earmarked earlier this year for transportation infrastructure improvements. The one-time infusion of transportation dollars will raise spending on the Georgia Department…