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1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Body of missing Chicago man found in Lake Michigan

The body of a Chicago man who vanished in May when a boat caught fire in Lake Michigan has been found along the lake's southern shoreline.


5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

4 Chicago cops from unit at center of scandal amassed more than 200 complaints

Four Chicago police officers from a unit at the center of one of the worst misconduct scandals in department history amassed 200 complaints in the years leading up to revelations that some members of the unit were repeatedly abusing and robbing citizens, according to documents made available to the Tribune.

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9 hrs ago | Townhall

Obama, Emanuel Need to Put Chicago's Kids First

On the Chicago block where that 3-year-old boy was shot in the stomach, a victim of the city's murderous gang wars, there was a woman watering her flowers.

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13 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Man fatally shot by off-duty officer in Bucktown identified

Authorities have released the name of a 53-year-old man fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer in the Bucktown neighborhood, nearly two days after the incident happened.


14 hrs ago | Chicago Parent

A Chicago dad listens in on the ladies in his home

This week's blog post is by WDP co-host Matt Rocco, who lives in the Edgewater Glen neighborhood of Chicago with Professor Foster , and their 2-year-old daughter Viva, who are getting their act together and taking it on the road.


18 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Shake Shack to open second Chicago location in 2015

Randy Garutti, CEO at Shake Shack, examines the company's growth and success on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Potential Boyfriends, Improvised Sondheim and More Set for MCL Chicago's Aug 2014 Lineup

MCL Chicago and Executive Director Aaron Shapiro are proud to announce their August schedule.


Final Call

Salaam Day Peace Day in South Shore Chicago

"Salaam Day-Peace Day" was a gathering devoted to unity, celebrating youth, promoting peace, combating violence and organizing residents in this South Side neighborhood that boasts access to beaches, access to the city's famed Lakefront, parks, a golf course and excellent transportation.


Right Wing News

Luxury Section 8 Housing on Chicago Lakeshore

The high-rise at 500 N. Lake Shore Drive is the second-most expensive in the city, with rents for a one-bedroom apartment approaching $3,000 a month, well beyond the reach of most Chicago residents.


Chicago Reader

Nymphs, pigs, and Mayor Daley for Thanksgiving: The radical art of Chicago Seed

Every week during a stretch of the Chicago Seed 's 1967 to 1974 print run, staffers would make the trip: a pickup or VW Minibus loaded with hand-mixed ink and negatives for the next issue-diligently pasted up and typed out twice on an IBM Selectric-would drive two hours north to Port Washington, Wisconsin, so William Schanen, a free-press advocate, ... (more)

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Chicago the murder capital of the U.S.? Let's get real

When the FBI named Chicago the "murder capital" in 2012, they fixed the city with a label that was both misleading and open to interpretation.



Is a South Loop rental bubble in the cards?

When the condo market hit the skids in the latter part of the last decade the South Loop was one of the neighborhoods with the greatest imbalance between supply and demand.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bistrot Zinc in Chicago would make Hemingway feel at home

If you want a trip to Paris without leaving the city, head over to Bistrot Zinc in Chicago.


WGN-TV Chicago

Armed robbers target Viagra in West Side heist

Chicago police are searching for two men suspected in an armed robbery of a medical clinic on the West Side.


Chicago Reader

Follow DJ Spinn as he shops for records at Pitchfork

Here's the premise: we gave six acts playing Pitchfork some scratch to spend on a record or a book, then browsed the fair with them to see what they ended up with.


Chicago Tribune

Hancock Center's skyline view ranked among nation's best

A travel website lists the view from atop the John Hancock Center as one of the best in America, alongside a swath of beachside and mountain panoramas.


ABC 33/40

Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the... Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other ... (more)


Chicago Tribune

Officer hurt, man dead in Bucktown police-involved shooting

A Chicago police officer was injured in a police-involved shooting in the Bucktown neighborhood early this morning that also left a man dead, authorities said.


South Wales Argus

Newport school closure for Nato summit

AS FEW as seven Newport schools could be fully open during September's two-day Nato summit at Celtic Manor, as fears over "major disruption" along the M4 corridor cause head teachers and governors to close schools and take inset days instead.



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