Kevin Smith, 17, takes direction from director and co-writer Daniel Carlton, as Kayla Casiano, 18, left, and Holly Connor, 16, wait for the trio to pose for photographs during rehearsal in the Chicago Children’s Theatre production of “This Ability,” a film about youths with disabilities, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Police detain a man attending an event to draw Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s attention outside the mayor’s office at City Hall Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, in Chicago. A group of people gathered to draw attention to the city’s gun violence problems and called for police to solve more homicide cases, a day after two students from Simeon Career Academy were killed in separate shootings. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Joanna Yeh, from left, Kyle Chan, and Angie Kuo, right, wait for two monks to pass before taking pictures in front of artist Matthew Hoffman’s “You Are Beautiful” installation, written in English and Mandarin, at the corner of South Wentworth Avenue and West 23rd Street in the Chinatown neighborhood Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Police officers salute at the funeral for Chicago police Officer Ella French at St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Chicago. French was fatally shot on Aug. 7 during a traffic stop. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A concertgoer holds her broken cell phone case as she 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. Counties in central and southern Illinois are seeing an increase of infections amid a lower than average vaccination rate. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
One-year-old Stacey Nzokou catches up to her mother, Crystal Nzokou, as they walk past a rainbow-colored wall at the Roosevelt Collection Shops, 150 W. Roosevelt Rd., Friday, June 11, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson (7) slides into home plate as he scores on a Jose Abreu double in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Guaranteed Rate Field Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Fans react to a home run ball hit by Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Engel in the seventh inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Guaranteed Rate Field Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Conductor Erina Yashima leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s “Novelette in D Major, Op. 52, No. 4” at Symphony Center Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A group of people interact with a sculpture at Burnham Park near Oakwood Beach Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Chicago. Unseasonably warm temperatures are forecast for the remainder of the week. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Members of an Aztec dance group perform a prayer dance during a rally to remember 13-year-old Adam Toledo at Logan Square Park Friday, April 16, 2021, in Chicago. Adam was fatally shot by police during a foot pursuit on March 29. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Skateboarders take advantage of good weather to skate and practice tricks at Grant Skate Park Saturday, March 20, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Michigan Wolverines forward Austin Davis (51) is surrounded by Ohio State Buckeyes defenders’ hands in the second half of a semifinal game in the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday, March 13, 2021, in Indianapolis. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
A quartet of women walk past Sal Mancera, left, and Daryl Frasch as they sit on a larger-than-average bench near the Humboldt Park Boathouse on a sunny and unseasonably warm Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Fitness instructor Martha Patricia Montes leads a virtual yoga class from her home studio in the North Mayfair neighborhood Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Chicago. Montes has been teaching fitness classes from her home since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
Neighborhood fireworks explode, as seen from a parking garage in the 2400 block of West Schubert Avenue, after midnight on Jan. 1, 2021, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)
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