April 2021

The Spin: Feds charge Ald. Patrick…

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Corrections and clarifications

Corrections and clarifications for Friday, April 30
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Evanston’s Chef Q, others take 2021…

The organization's annual awards this year focused on the good work Illinoisans did during…
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Chicago Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson,…

Chicago Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson was charged Thursday as part of a federal investigation…
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Advocates to Lightfoot: Fatal fires…

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lightfoot contended that her administration has begun to address…
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Chicago police watchdog agency finds…

The 16-month investigation by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability uncovered…
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Almost 20% of high school students…

Racial disparities persist, with Black and Latino students more likely to be absent than…
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Daily COVID-19 vaccination average…

The seven-day average of COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Illinois has fallen below…
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New Trier grad sentenced to more than…

Robert Gorodetsky, a New Trier High School graduate who used to run numbers in the school…
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Column: Eating disorders have ‘exploded’…

The loss of routines, school day rhythms, cherished after-school activities and face-to-face…
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Jason Matthews, author of ‘Red Sparrow’…

Jason Matthews, an award-winning spy novelist who drew upon his long career in espionage…
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Ex-Melrose Park cop John Amabile pleads…

A former Melrose Park police officer pleaded guilty Thursday to gambling charges stemming…
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