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1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune

Mississippi man charged in 2013 slaying on West Side

Randon Walker, 23, a Mississippi man charged in connection with a 2013 fatal shooting in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood.


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Exploring the Field museum in Chicago part 1.

Huge! Highlighted and underlined. Is the one word description that I had jotted down in my notebook.


10 hrs ago | Evanston Review

August comedy guide for the Chicago suburbs

Get into to some funny business all month long with our guide to comedy events in suburban Chicago.


14 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

Two shot, one killed in downtown Chicago office building

Police officials say an employee that was recently demoted shot his CEO - critically wounding him- and then turned the gun on himself Friday morning.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

A murder-suicide in Chicago's financial district

An image of the scene of a murder-suicide at the Bank of America building in Chicago's downtown loop.

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Los Angeles Times

1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in downtown Chicago

Police investigate a shooting on the 17th floor at 231 South LaSalle Street in Chicago on Thursday.

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Woman Sues Plastic Surgeon Over Labeling Surgery Photos 'Cocaine Nose'

A Chicago woman is suing her plastic surgeon for posting photos of her pre- and post-op nose on the surgeon's website 10 years ago, as an example of an affliction called "cocaine nose."

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The Globe and Mail

Demoted worker wounds CEO before killing self in Chicago shooting: police

Chicago police say a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself at their office in a downtown high-rise office building.

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Cops: 1 dead, 1 critical after high-rise shooting

Chicago police say one man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting inside a downtown high-rise office building.


Chicago Tribune

Man wounded in South Chicago shooting

At least two people were wounded this morning in separate shootings on the city's West and South sides, said police.


Silicon Alley Insider

Chicago Is In An Economic Lull

Workers dye the Chicago River green as part of the city's annual St. Patrick's day celebrations in Chicago.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Chicago man gets 20 years for attempted murder

A Cook County judge has sentenced a Chicago man to 20 years in prison for attempted murder by choking and stabbing a flower shop employee.


Chicago Reader

Principal Principle tells it like it is about teaching in Chicago

I was still mourning the great Bel Kaufman when I happened to see Stage Left Theatre's production of Principal Principle , Joe Zarrow's play about teaching in Chicago.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Chicago Chronicle

1 dead 7 injured in Chicago shootings on Tuesday

A man was killed and at least seven other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday.The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. on the Near West Side.A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire, police ... (more)

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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.


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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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.


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.


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.



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