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  • Lollapalooza Day 2  (Photo: Dietrich Zeigler | WGN News)

    Photos: Lollapalooza Day 2

    Lollapalooza rocks on into Friday in Grant Park.  

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    Lolla Day 2: Lollapalooza 2016 hits the half way mark

    CHICAGO — Two down.  Two to go. Lollapalooza 2016, in all it’s four day glory, is nearly half over. Or just half started. Depending on how you look at it – and who you’re looking most forward to seeing. Rain moved through Grant Park late Friday afternoon but only dampened the ground and not spirits. Friday night headliners Radiohead, Major Lazer and Ghost played under mostly dry skies. Other notable acts today included Future, M83, Alessia Cara and A$ap Ferg.  You can check out […]

  • Joey Purp performs at Lollapalooza (Photo: Dietrich Zeigler | WGN News)

    Photos: Joey Purp at Lolla Day 2

    Joey Purp performs at Lollapalooza on Friday.  

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    2 CPD officers relieved of police powers after fatal shooting

    CHICAGO — Two CPD officers have been relieved of their police powers for their involvement in a shooting left 18-year-old Paul O’Neal dead Thursday night, according to a statement. The shooting happened at 7:30 p.m. Thursday after police spotted a stolen car near 73rd and Merill. The Jaguar was stolen from Bolingbrook earlier in the evening. According to police, as officers got out to confront the driver, he put the car in drive and side-swiped a squad car and a […]

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    Drew Peterson sentenced to 40 years in murder-for-hire plot

    CHESTER, Ill. — Former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday in a murder-for-hire case. Jurors agreed in May that Peterson attempted to hire a fellow inmate’s uncle to kill Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow. Glasgow had served as the prosecutor in the 2012 case where Peterson was found guilty in the killing of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. “The sentence handed down today by Judge Richard Brown sends a clear message […]

  • Modern Baseball at Lollapalooza Day 2 (Photo: Dietrich Zeigler | WGN News)

    Photos: Modern Baseball at Lolla Day 2

    Modern Baseball takes the stage on Day 2 of Lollapalooza.

  • Saba performa at Lollapalooza  (Photo: Dietrich Zeigler | WGN News)

    Photos: Saba at Lolla Day 2

    Saba perform at Lollapalooza Day 2.  

  • Struts at Lollapalooza Day 2 (Photo: Dietrich Zeigler | WGN News)

    Photos: The Struts at Lolla Day 2

    The Struts take the stage at Day 2 of Lollapalooza.

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    Rain and shine, Day 1 of Lollapalooza draws massive crowd

    CHICAGO — An eclectic festival opened with eclectic weather. A brief rain delay postponed Lollapalooza 2016 from opening for about 45 minutes this morning and skies threatened all afternoon as rain came and went…and came and went… over Grant Park. But the showers didn’t stop the massive crowd from celebrating the festival’s 25th anniversary. Tonight’s headliners included J.Cole, Lana Del Rey and Flosstradamus.  You can check out the full lineup here.   Below is a recap of Thursday.

  • The 1975 performs at Lollapalooza (Photo: Dietrich Zeigler | WGN News)

    Photos: The 1975 perform at Lolla Day 1

    The 1975 performs at Lollapalooza Day 1.