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Fans watch as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes (15) attempts to catch a foul ball from Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant (17) in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Oct. 17, 2017. (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 praying mantis clings to a concrete barrier at the scene where a man was retrieved from the South Branch of the Chicago River at the Cermak Road overpass early Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Chicago. (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)


Cleveland Indians second baseman Michael Martinez (1) jogs away as the Chicago Cubs celebrate a 8-7 win over the Cleveland Indians to take the World Series early Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio.


Chicago Cubs closing pitcher Pedro Strop (46) is framed by a fan holding a C for Cleveland in the 9th inning of Game 6 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant (17) signs autographs before a game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


Razalyn Rubio (cq), 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.


Errant fireworks explode in front of a group at Washington Park Monday, July 4, 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)


FOR PRINT USE Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley (6) and Chicago Blackhawks left wing Dennis Rasmussen (70), upside down, get into a scrum as Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) stops a puck in the first period at the United Center Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Chicago. (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)


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)


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)


Los Angeles Police Sergeant Emada Tingirides comforts the sister of a homicide victim at the scene of a double homicide on the 100 block of East Century Boulevard Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


The “Beet to Death” cocktail is photographed at Taus Authentic, 1846 W. Division St., Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) is introduced for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Chicago Bulls at Quicken Loans Arena Monday, May 4, 2015, in Cleveland, Ohio. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


A police officer stands guard as masked protesters gather outside the Homan Square police facility Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Chicago. (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)


Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44), right, and second baseman Addison Russell (22) stretch for the ball hit by Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez (27), as catcher Martin Maldonado (12) approaches third base in the second inning at Wrigley Field Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Two Tampa Bay Lightning fans, bottom center, hug after the team scores first in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center Monday, June 8, 2015, in Chicago. (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)

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Miami Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan (24) breaks up a pass to Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) in the second quarter at Solider Field Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


Exchanges are made in the 200-yard freestyle relay during the IHSA boys state swimming prelims at Evanston Township High School Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Evanston. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


Benet Academy volleyball players celebrate a victory over Libertyville in the the Class 4A state championship at Redbird Arena on the ISU campus Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Normal. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


A woman wearing an air mask walks past a government building in Suzhou, China, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


Workers construct the curtain wall of the 111th floor of the Shanghai Tower in the Pudong district of Shanghai in December, 2013. In the background is the 1,614-foot-tall Shanghai World Financial Center. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)


People hold an escalator handrail while exiting a subway station in Hong Kong Dec. 17, 2013.


A pedestrian bundled up in winter gear walks past Jonathan Burr Elementary School, 1621 W. Wabansia Ave., on the first day of spring Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in Chicago. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)


Firefighters spray hot spots on an abandoned warehouse fire on S. Ashland Avenue at 37th Street Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Chicago. The overnight fire, which stared about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, resulted in a 5-11 alarm response, with more than 200 personnel. (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)


A pigeon looks for a place to land on a power line above downtown Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Mattoon. (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 22nd St. and Cermak Rd. Sunday, May 20, 2012, in Chicago. | John J. Kim~Sun-Times


House-made pappardelle with lobster at Henri on S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago – John J. Kim/Sun-Times



Actor Tom Hanks poses for photographs at the Peninsula Chicago hotel, Friday, June 24, 2011, in Chicago. | John J. Kim~Sun-Times photo illustration



Runners head north on LaSalle St. during the Chicago Marathon Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011, 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


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 dressed as a dreidel, bottom, falls to the ground after being spun by a group of Santa Clauses during the Santa Cycle Rampage 2006 Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, in Chicago. The Santas and dreidel spent the afternoon riding their bicycles around the Loop, promoting the holiday season and the use of non-motorized and public transit. -John J. Kim/Sun-Times


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

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Corey Patterson of the Chicago Cubs shatters the bat on a foul ball in the 8th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Wrigley Field Wednesday, June 8, 2005, in Chicago. 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. – John J. Kim/Chicago Sun-Times


The Sacramento Kings’ Tony Massenburg gets a nose full of fingers from Speedy Claxton of the Golden State Warriors at the Oakland Arena in Oakland, California, in 2003. – John J. Kim/Oakland Tribune


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


A man is detained after being pulled over by San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies in East Palo Alto, Calif., in 2001. – 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