As the seat of Cook County (the second-most populous U.S. county ), the city is the center of the Chicago metropolitan area, one of the largest in the world . On the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837 near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed.
The City of Chicago is located on land that is and has long been a center for Native peoples. The area is the traditional homelands of the Anishinaabe, or the Council of the Three Fires: the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi Nations. Many other Nations consider this area their traditional homeland, including the Myaamia, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Sac and Fox, Peoria, Kaskaskia, Wea, Kickapoo, and Mascouten.
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Chicago, city, seat of Cook county, northeastern Illinois, U.S. With a population hovering near three million, Chicago is the state’s largest and the country’s third most populous city. In addition, the greater Chicagoland area—which encompasses northeastern Illinois and extends into southeastern Wisconsin and northwestern Indiana —is the country’s third largest metropolitan area and the dominant metropolis of the Midwest.
Chicago is an American rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1967. The group began calling themselves the Chicago Transit Authority in 1968, then shortened the name in 1969. Self-described as a " rock and roll band with horns ", Chicago's songs often combine elements of classical music, jazz, R&B, and pop music .
Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. They have recorded 38 albums, sold over 100,000,000 records and are one of the longest-running and best-selling music groups of all time.
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was shot and killed with her own gun in a South Side home Wednesday morning, Chicago police said. The shooting occurred in a home in the 9400-block of South St. Lawrence ...
Chicago 2002 PG-13 1 h 53 m IMDb RATING 7.2 /10 231K YOUR RATING Rate POPULARITY 1,313 131 Play trailer 1:55 5 Videos 99+ Photos Comedy Crime Musical Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention. Director Rob Marshall Writers Bill Condon (screenplay)
Crime Woman who watched boyfriend kill 6 family members in Chicago robbery sentenced to 25 years in prison December 7, 2022 / 7:26 AM / CBS/AP A woman who watched her former boyfriend kill six...
Credit: Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago Work is underway to turn Weiss Hospital’s parking lot into 314 units. 4600 N. Marine Drive. After a long, controversial approval process and an occupation of the development site by housing activists, work began in September on the 12-story, 314-unit building at Wilson Avenue and Marine Drive. ...