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Joffrey Ballet students rehearse adjacent to the Chicago Theatre on North State Street Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Arthur Big Mountain of the Oneida Nation, 9, waits for the Grand Entry ceremony of the 69th annual Chicago Powwow at Schiller Woods Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A yoga class works out in unison as Chrissy Pagani reads a book about astrophysics titled, “The End of Everything,” at Wicker Park Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Aminah Williams, 5, makes a face while interacting with police officers posted at 31st Street Beach Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Chicago. A social media post encouraged people to gather at the beach with temperatures approaching 100 degrees for a second consecutive day. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Two men look away from the scene of an extra-alarm fire of a home goods outlet store in the 3000 block of West Lawrence Avenue Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Lights from residential towers and skyscrapers are elongated in a slow-shutter frame, as seen from East Solidarity Drive Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. (John J. Kim)
A concertgoer rests on a dirt field at Lollapalooza Friday, July 30, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Blessing Hospital nurse Michelle Summy disinfects her hands while exiting a COVID-19 positive patient’s room as two respiratory therapists go over patient charts on computer monitors at the hospital’s intensive care unit Thursday, July 8, 2021, in Quincy. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Steam emanates from the head of Chicago firefighter Tony Leleniewski of Truck 13 after working to extinguish a house fire in the 4200 block of North Kildare Avenue in the Old Irving Park neighborhood Friday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Chicago. An 86-year-old man and 76-year-old woman were found in the house and brought outside, where they were pronounced dead at the scene by fire personnel, according to police. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Grounds crew workers dust off spiderwebs on seats with cutouts of fans before a game between the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians at Guaranteed Rate Field Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Luke Malzone puts an arm around his girlfriend, Ashley Schreader, both 16, while sitting atop Ashley’s mother’s SUV as a gull flies past a waxing gibbous moon above the parking lot at SeatGeek Stadium before the Bridgeview Park District’s Drive-up Fireworks event Friday, July 3, 2020, in Bridgeview. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign event leading up to the Iowa Caucuses at St. Ambrose University Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Davenport, Iowa. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden moves through a crowd of news media at the Iowa State Fair Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Charlitha Foster places her hand on the head of her friend, Chalise Scholl, during Scholl’s visitation and funeral at Wright and Salmon Mortuary Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in Peoria. Scholl, 37, died on Aug. 21, after being diagnosed with cervical cancer in December, 2018. Foster met Scholl in person during chemotherapy treatments at the Illinois Cancer Center in Peoria, after first connecting through Scholl’s online fundraising efforts to offset her upcoming funeral expenses. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Chalise Scholl, 37, poses for a photograph in her home bedroom Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Peoria. Scholl was diagnosed with stage 4 cervical cancer in December of 2018, which spread to her liver, and has gone through three rounds of chemotherapy, with a possible fourth round to come in June. She is raising funds for her burial costs through the sale of cancer awareness bracelets, in addition to a GoFundMe page, with a goal of $2,500. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Best man Kyle Zulpo (cq) provides shelter from the rain to bride Claire Petrucci after taking wedding party pictures by the Shedd Aquarium Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Chicago. The groom, left, ran ahead of them to the limousine. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A man helps a grieving woman rise to her feet while waiting for information near a crime scene in the 500 block of North Springfield Avenue, where a man was found fatally shot inside a sedan, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in the East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Grace Bauer, 13, and her mother, Erin Bauer, follow behind the casket of their father and husband, Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, during the recessional of his funeral mass at Nativity of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Police inspect a vehicle with a 30-year-old man fatally shot inside, in the 3100 block of West 51st Street early Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Chicago. A driver and passenger were shot by someone in a passing vehicle in the 2700 block of West 51st Street, and the vehicle came to a stop a few blocks west, in the 3100 block of West 51st. The other gunshot victim, 30, was transported to Mt. Sinai Medical Center. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A scuba diver ascends from the South Branch of the Chicago River with a man who fell into the river, at the Cermak Road overpass early Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A younger brother of 15-year-old Deshawn Martin hugs Deshawn before his casket is closed during a funeral service at Prayer and Faith Outreach Ministries, 944 W. 103rd St., Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Chicago. The boy was fatally shot June 27 at the backyard of a home in the 1000 block of West 103rd Place. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Mark Winkeler, 32, sits in a hallway in Elm Cottage at Murray Developmental Center Friday, May 20, 2016, in Centralia, Ill. Mark was born with profound developmental disabilities and has lived at the center for most of his life. Under threat by the State of Illinois to shut down the center, his parents worked to help keep the facility open for the 200+ individuals who live there. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Members of the O’Brien family, including Joey, 6, from left, Danny, 11, Marty, 9, and their father, John, watch the Seattle Mariners take batting practice before a game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field Friday, August 26, 2016, in Chicago. Friday was “Elvis Night” at the ballpark. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Razalyn Rubio, 7, pushes Elias Garcia, 2, on a cart past an open fire hydrant on the corner of South Justine and West 49th streets Wednesday, August 17, 2016, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
The body of a man fatally shot lies in a vacant lot in the 4300 block of South State Street Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Chicago. The man attempted to rob two people in a car and was fatally shot by one of them, who had a concealed carry permit, according to a police spokesman. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A police detective inspects bullet casings at the scene of a double shooting on the 8700 block of South Sangamon Street Saturday, June 18, 2016, in Chicago. Two men were both shot in the leg and transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Police detain a protester who attempted to impede motor vehicle traffic on South Lake Shore Drive following a march in support of the Chicago Teachers Union during a one-day strike by teachers Friday, April 1, 2016, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Lauren Newman and Jason Schwartzwald pose for a photograph under the direction of their wedding photographer, Jai Girard, not pictured, in a vintage taxi parked outside a hotel on the 400 block of North Wabash Avenue Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Chicago. The couple was to marry Saturday night, accord to the groom. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Former Buffalo Bills head coach Marv Levy poses for a photograph outside his residence Tuesday, April 25, 2016, in Chicago. Levy published a book of poems titled, “It’s Time for a Rhyme.” (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A child watches a police officer hold crime scene tape at a shooting scene on the 7800 block of South Drexel Avenue Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Lamon Reccord, left, stares down a police sergeant during a police violence protest and march at State and Randolph streets Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Hands are laid on friends’ shoulders, including Airiel Cegers, 15, while people pray during a vigil for Vonzell Banks at Hadiya Pendleton Park on the 4300 block of South Calumet Avenue Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in Chicago. Banks, 17, was fatally shot on July 3 while playing basketball inside the park, which was renamed in memory of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was fatally shot at the same park in 2013. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Firefighters tie a U.S. flag to a fallen tree limb at dawn Friday, April 10, 2015, after a tornado destroyed much of the town of Fairdale the previous night. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Dr. Sushil Jain, center, works on a gunshot patient at the Cook County Trauma and Burn Unit at Stroger Hospital July 5, 2014, in Chicago. Over the July 4 holiday weekend, 82 people were shot in Chicago, 14 fatally. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Chefs Grant Achatz, left, and Dave Beran are photographed at Next, 953 W. Fulton Market, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Marine Unit officers recover a body on Lake Michigan at a break wall near 39th Street Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in Chicago. The body was identified as a University of Chicago student who had been reported a week prior. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)
Honor Guard officer Donald Scott places U.S. flags in front of the Gold Star Families Memorial and Park as officer Jerry Garcia guards the memorial during a 24-hour vigil to remember fallen police officers Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)
Police officer George Kuzmanovski grabs a boy from the backseat of an overturned vehicle on the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive at Balbo Ave. Wednesday, August 8, 2012, in Chicago. | John J. Kim~Sun-Times
A protester is hit with a police shield during an anti-NATO rally at Cermak Road and South Michigan Avenue Sunday, May 20, 2012, in Chicago. | John J. Kim~Sun-Times
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich enters a car after attending his corruption trial Tuesday, July 27, 2010, in Chicago. – JOHN J. KIM ~ SUN-TIMES
Aisha Johnson watches over her son Jaden Rovy, 5 (from left), stepsons Darius Jerfferson Jr., 9, and Dylan Jefferson, 5, as they nap before a group wedding at the House of Hope Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, in Chicago. – John J. Kim/Sun-Times
Forensic investigators take fingerprints of a homicide victim at a hospital in Chicago’s North Side on July 15, 2009. The victim was killed by an assailant who rode up to him on a bicycle and fired a bullet into the head. John J. Kim ~ Sun-Times
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the public during the Inaugural Parade Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, in Washington. – John J. Kim ~ Sun-Times
Mourners comfort each other as the casket of Nequiel Fowler is removied from Smith & Thomas Funeral Home Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, in Chicago. Nequiel, 10, was fatally shot earlier in the week while walking around her neighborhood. – JOHN J. KIM ~ SUN-TIMES
Men walk past a bench on the grounds of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India on Sept. 9, 2007.
A man exits a CTA Blue Line escape hatch with the help of Chicago firefighters at the intersection of Clinton and Fulton avenues after a train fire underground Tuesday, July 11, 2006, in Chicago. -John J. Kim/Sun-Times
The chimneys on the east side of Pilgrim Baptist Church collapse during a fire that destroyed the church Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, in Chicago’s South Side. Photo by John J. Kim/Sun-Times
A man walks past a bus shelter advertisement at Madison St. near N. Wacker Dr. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, in Chicago. Photo by John J. Kim/Sun-Times
Four year-old Autumn Lucas stands outside her tornado-damaged home on Canal Street in Utica Thursday, April 22, 2004. – John J. Kim/Sun-Times
Xaveria Doyle looks out from her apartment window as smoke pours out from a fire started in the garbage chute of her building in the Cabrini Green complex in Chicago, Illinois, in 2004. – John J. Kim/Chicago Sun-Times
Six year-old Salvador Marquez, right, aims a toy pistol at his four year-old sister Adriana, as she looks at a candle placed at the memorial of their aunt Perla Hilarios, who was fatally shot during a robbery attempt on the previous night in East Oakland, Calif., in 2003. – John J. Kim/Oakland Tribune
Sean D. Tucker flies the Oracle Challenger stunt plane over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Calif., in 2001. – John J. Kim/Oakland Tribune
Scientists from the Marine Mammal Institute have a conversation while taking samples from a beached whale in Foster City, Calif., in 2000. – John J. Kim/Oakland Tribune