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A 16-year-old girl who reported to police that she was sexually assaulted by two men who pulled her into an alley in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood has recanted that account, police said this afternoon.
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
Since at least September, a group of jovial bons vivants has been splashing the cash in bars and restaurants from Chicago to San Francisco, to tiny Port Orchard in Washington State - dropping tens of thousands in tips along the way.
Scrolling through this week's Hot 100 it seems like business as usual: Lorde holding onto the top spot for the ninth week, One Direction grabbing a block of spots in the teens after the release of their new album.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the first solo museum exhibition of Chicago-based artist Lilli CarrA© from December 17, 2013 to April 15, 2014.
It might not be the first food you think about when you're listing Chicago's best eats, but the Windy City boasts four of the top 25 doughnuts in a ranking from one of the nation's leading culinary publications.
Northwestern Academy will Provide Free Rigorous Academics to Challenge CPS Students and College Counseling to Prepare them to Gain Admittance into a Top-Rated Public or Private University The City of Chicago and Northwestern University today announced a new program to help Chicago Public School students prepare for and gain admittance to selective ... (more)
Thinking about the spot in southern Grant Park from which Barack Obama delivered his 2008 presidential victory speech, Geoffrey Baer realized that, four decades earlier, the Democratic National Convention protesters had gathered in that same spot.
Reporter Robert McCoppin tells us that Sheriff Mark Curran appointed an "independent attorney" 20 months ago to look into the deaths of two former inmates: Eugene Gruber, who was paralyzed when his neck was broken in a scuffle with officers in October 2011 and who died four months later; and Lyvita Gomes, who in January 2012 died 15 days into a ... (more)
A Chicago man has been charged with armed robbery after police said he stole a tablet computer from a Naperville man at gunpoint.
Last Tuesday I went to Doc Films for back-to-back screenings of Dziga Vertov's Enthusiasm and Olivier Assayas's Clean , two films with very little in common.
After Tony Hu, is there a more recognizable Chinatown celebrity than Liu Chang Ming? You may not know his name, but if you've strolled past Hing Kee in the mall over the last few years, you've probably seen him in action in the front window, his brawny, tatted forearms pulling, twisting, bouncing, and folding long, thick ropes of dough into dozens ... (more)
Tonight's a special edition of Robbie Fulks's Mondays With Robbie at the Hideout-it features the Jesus Christ Trio with Steve Dawson and Diane Christiansen.
With the below normal temperatures we've been experiencing here in Chicago lately it got me thinking about fireplaces.
Chicago saw nine fewer murders in November 2013 than in November 2012 and maintained a 20 percent decrease in total murders from last year, Chicago Police said.