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21 min ago | Chicago Tribune

Dueling protests over Gaza tie up Chicago traffic

Dueling protests between hundreds of supporters of Israel and the Palestinians briefly snarled downtown traffic Tuesday afternoon, while diplomats wrangled over the conflict in Gaza thousands of miles away.


1 hr ago | Chicago Reader

Dating Naked needs to put its goddamned clothes on and go

Back when I was dating, there was always one thing that kept getting in the way of my meeting and forming meaningful bonds with prospective long-term mates: clothes.


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Mom's Pink Stun Gun Gets Chicago Teen Arrested: Cops

A Chicago teen caught with a pink stun gun in the center console of his Monte Carlo told the cops the weapon actually belonged to his mother.


6 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley

February 1997: "Paradigm Lost" In Mick Napier's dazzling revue within a revue within a revue , Tina Fey stripped for Scott Adsit in his hotel room -- and Adsit, lacking music, turned on CNN as the soundtrack.


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Anti-Jewish leaflets: Anti-Semitic hate messages dispersed on cars in Chicago

Anti-Jewish leaflets were left on a half-dozen cars on Chicago's northwest side this past weekend, threatening violence against all Jews if Israel does not pull their military presence out of Gaza .


9 hrs ago | Evanston Review

Chicago man faces multiple theft charges

A Chicago man whose alleged theft strategy was simply to lift stolen items above theft-detection equipment in store doorways now faces a Class 1 Felony charge of undertaking a continuing financial theft enterprise, after Wilmette police arrested him in connection with three thefts at the Walgreens store, 3232 Lake Ave. in Edens Plaza.


13 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

Red light refunds?

A group of Chicago aldermen is planning to call on City Hall's top watchdog to launch an audit of the city's red light camera system with an eye toward issuing refunds to anyone who has been wrongly ticketed.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chicago Tribune

City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago

The Emanuel administration is willing to meet at least one demand of sleepless residents affected by changes in jet noise patterns at O'Hare International Airport by installing more noise monitors in Chicago and several suburbs, officials are expected to announce Tuesday.

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Red Eye Chicago

Three Chicago programs are helping kids find their futures

There's a big mystery in Chicago: How can the city's youth stay on track for the future, especially during the volatile, violent summer months? Some activists hope art is the answer, allowing young people to express themselves while simultaneously giving them a safe haven.

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Chicago Tribune

McCarthy: 'Very good leads' in investigation into slaying of girl, 11

Chicago police detectives have made "great leaps" in their investigation into the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet during a sleepover inside a West Side apartment Friday night, Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today.

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Northwest Herald

Two Chicago men charged in McHenry robbery

McHENRY – Two Chicago men have been charged with robbery after allegedly stealing a purse from a McHenry woman Monday morning.


Chicago Reader

The Chinese police have nothing on Lao Pi BBQ

I'd like to thank whoever subscribed me to News China , a glossy magazine whose title pretty much says it all.


Jawa Report

Chicago or France? Leaflets Threaten Jews Over Gaza Conflict

Six vehicles were discovered with leaflets containing anti-Semitic threats in their windshields Saturday morning in the 6300 block of North Monticello Avenue, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.


Chicago Reader

No people will be punchlines in 'Racist Jokes 101'

"So often it seems to me that jokes we hear about race are designed to make white people feel better about their own racism, or prove that they aren't racist to other white people," says Fred Sasaki , who along with Seth Vanek curated "Racist Jokes 101: #OwnYourWords."

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Former Leader of Anti-Drinking Club Charged With DUI in Fatal Naperville Crash

Two people are dead after a car accident in Naperville. Police say the vehicle went off the road and into the Naperville Park District Quarry.


In-depth Africa

Chicago Haunted by Unexplained Shootings of Gang Members

That's down from 60 on the Fourth of July weekend. And only four fatalities, including an 11-year-old girl.


Free Republic

Obama Gives Trillions for Wall Street, Not a Dime to Stop Murder in Black Chicago Neighborhoods

When president Obama was lifted to the presidency promising hope and change, no community was more hopeful than the black community.


CBS Local

Man Gets 30 Days In Jail For Swearing At Judge

A Chicago man faces 30 days in jail after swearing at a Cook County judge during his bond hearing Sunday afternoon.


Chicago Tribune

Scene of the Crime: A killing inside a Brighton Park bar

Chicago police officers and possible witnesses stand outside a bar on the 4400 block of South Kedzie Avenue, which was the scene of a double shooting early Sunday.

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