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1 hr ago | ElmLeaves

Elmwood Park police blotter: Man charged with leaving scene of accident

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments.


4 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Fever lose in 2 OT to Chicago, 86-84

Spray-painted graffiti was found Sunday morning on the walls of East Columbus Christian Church, St. Bartholomew Catholic Church and Lakeview Church of Christ, according to Sgt.


4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Cops: Man on moped leads cops on North Side chase

Gregory Heller, 28, of the 5800 block of Lincoln Avenue, faces charges that include aggravated fleeing, resisting a police officer and driving under the influence.


8 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Suspected 'No Boundaries Bandit' nabbed in western suburbs

The alleged "No Boundaries Bandit," suspected of robbing more than a dozen banks in the Chicago area, was arrested Sunday in the western suburbs, according to a Cicero official.


12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past

The Central Station, shown in 1971, was among Chicago's terminals that fell to the wrecking ball.


15 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Mon 9/1: Reigning Sound, Saved by the Bell trivia, and Twin Peaks

Labor Day weekend isn't over yet. For an underground-rock last hurrah, head over to Empty Bottle and watch Reining Sound play at 9 PM.


19 hrs ago | | topmod12

12 wounded in city shootings

At least 12 people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, according to authorities.

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19 hrs ago | ArchitectureChicago PLUS

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Architecture of Chicago's Labor Movement

Chicago has always been known as a labor town, and for this Labor Day we'd thought we look at three Chicago structures whose role in the city's labor history is often overlooked.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

When visiting Chicago, Illinois, don't miss the Chicago lighthouses

Although a visit to Chicago will not allow one to go inside either the Chicago Harbor Light or the Chicago Southeast Guidewall Lighthouse , a trip to the most visited tourist attraction, the Navy Pier will allow you to see each one.


WLS-AM Chicago

Rollover crash on Dan Ryan closes inbound express lanes

The inbound express lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway were closed at 39th Street Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle rollover crash.


Chicago Reader

Weekly Top Five: The best of film noir

Noir City, the Music Box's annual series of rare and nearly impossible-to-find film noir, is in full sway.


Chicago Sun-Times

Second man charged in May homicide that left mother of three dead

A second man has been charged with murder in connection with a May shooting that left a mother of three dead on the Far South Side.

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Lincoln Daily News

Don't regulate Uber to death

Special to S PRINGFIELD - Awhile back I took a cab to Chicago's Navy Pier and attempted to pay for my ride with a credit card.


WLS-AM Chicago

1 killed, 10 wounded in overnight shootings

One man was killed and at least 10 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since early Friday night.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Cops: Woman dies following Tri-State crash

A 50-year old woman died after her car hit a truck and then crashed into a light pole on Interstate 294 near Schiller Park early this morning, officials said.


Frequently overlooked treasure trove on Chicago's lake shore

Originally created as part of the Columbian Exposition of 1893 , Chicago's Field Museum not only has a great history, but its collection of 25 million artifacts - including anthropology , botany , geology , culture, zoology and the environment -- offers a treasure trove of valuable information, insights and discoveries.


North Shore Channel

The North Shore Channel is a manmade canal and part of the Illinois Waterway System.



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