Supt. Eddie Johnson said the bill should put repeat gun offenders on notice that they will go to prison.
David Purnell was acquitted of all charges after being arrested Jan. 1, 2014.
Little leaguers are helping rivals, Pride is in full bloom and a little girl has killer dance moves.
Donovan was on his way with his family to get Christmas haircuts in December 2013 when he was killed.
The 48th annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade kicks off at noon Sunday.
Murals, sculptures and installations will be unveiled in each of Chicago's 50 wards by the end of 2017.
Logan Square Arts Fest, FireFin poke brunch, art shows and a farmers market book swap are options.
Fewer homes on the market keep competition, cost up, report says.
Owner said "really solidly built" home was probably "a little house out in the fields at one point."
The company Ori just announced it is bringing robotic furniture to the MODE apartments in Logan Square.
They are protecting their nests, "and they can be pretty mean about it," one expert said.
Orr, 72, who served 39 years in elected positions, will become a fellow at the University of Chicago.
The 11-bar crawl will revisit the days when TRL and the Backstreet Boys ruled, its organizer said.
The inspector general's office reviewed 300,000 emails during the probe.
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