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2 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Jay-Z and Beyonce Dine at Chicago Cut Steakhouse

Beyonce and Jay-Z are on the Chicago leg of the On The Run tour, scheduled for Thursday night at Soldier Field.


3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Family opens up about Chicago police officer killed in crash

The grieving father of a Chicago police officer killed in a traffic accident on his way to work on the Dan Ryan Expressway sacrificed sleep Tuesday night so he could scribble down the things he wanted people to know about his son.


3 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

Home sweet home: Residents of controversial building fight eviction

Harold Shirley never had seen a bed bug before moving to the Milshire Hotel three years ago.


7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Family of drowned Elk Grove man sues Chicago gentleman's club

The family of an Elk Grove Village man who drowned in the Chicago River earlier this year, has filed a wrongful-death suit against the owners of a Chicago gentleman's club the man visited before he died.


11 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Common comes home to a different Chicago on Nobody's Smiling

Common wants you to know his brand-new Nobody's Smiling is all about Chicago. Specifically it's about the violence that casts a shadow over the city, but it's also about Chicago's hip-hop scene and Common's relationship with the entire town.


11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Storms, Sewage, And Maggots: Climate Change Comes To Chicago

A big report in the Washington Post on Wednesday laid out how Chicago's aging infrastructure is intersecting with climate change's tendency to drive heavier bursts of precipitation in some parts of the country, with some exceedingly unpleasant results.


12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Sources: Suspect questioned in killing of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams

Chicago police were questioning a suspect today in the fatal shooting of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was struck by a stray bullet Friday night during a sleepover inside a West Side apartment, according to law enforcement sources.


14 hrs ago | | topmod12

Stay out of Lake Michigan, Weather Service warns

As if today's cool temperatures and cold water weren't enough, the National Weather Service is warning Chicago-area swimmers to stay out of Lake Michigan because of rip currents and dangerous waves.


14 hrs ago |

Collaboraction to Bring Crime Scene Chicago to Four Neighborhoods Next Month

Collaboraction returns this summer to incite change on a hyperlocal level by embedding its smash hit, docu-drama live theater experience Crime Scene Chicago in four different Chicago neighborhoods on four consecutive weekends in August: Updated and renamed Crime Scene Chicago: Let Hope Rise 2014, the summer tour of Collaboraction's theatrical ... (more)


14 hrs ago |

No, Global Warming Did Not Create Chicago's Aging Sewers

Global warming is not the reason why Chicago's 1800s-era sewer system occasionally floods people's basements, despite Washington Post propaganda to the contrary.

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14 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

10 Things to Eat and Drink in Chicago

This time of year, conversations at Chow Bella staff meetings tend to turn to who's eaten what and where.


16 hrs ago | News Max

Emanuel's Mayoral Fortunes Rapidly Declining in Chicago

Even before the gun violence this weekend that took the lives of at least 4 people in a reported 40 shooting incidents, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in political hot water.

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18 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Crime takes a holiday in The Purge: Anarchy

The Purge , a surprise hit last year, takes place in a futuristic U.S. whose totalitarian government, hoping to exorcise homicidal impulses in the populace, has instituted an annual holiday during which all laws are suspended for one night.


22 hrs ago | YoChicago

Midtown Square apartments in Glenview target Q4 occupancy

Midtown Square , a mixed-use development on a 2.7 acre site at Glenview Rd and Church St in downtown Glenview, is targeting Q4 2014 occupancy for its 138 one- and two-bedroom apartments.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chicago Tribune

White House honors 2 Chicagoans for arts, humanities

President Barack Obama will award medals on Monday to prominent figures in the arts and humanities, including two Chicagoans: Joan Harris, a leading patron of the arts, and Darlene Clark Hine, a Northwestern University professor who explores the history of African-American women.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 .



Beach Hazards Statement for Cook County was issued at July 23 at 9:06PM CDT

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