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49 min ago | Chicago Reader
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.
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49 min ago | ThinkProgress
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.
1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune
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.
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.
4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
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)
4 hrs ago | Forbes.com
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.
4 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times
This time of year, conversations at Chow Bella staff meetings tend to turn to who's eaten what and where.
6 hrs ago | News Max
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.
8 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 .
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:57 pm
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