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  • Police: Stranger pulls boy from crashed SUV after driver flees

    Police: Stranger pulls boy from crashed SUV after driver flees
    A 3-year-old boy left alone in a crashed SUV was pulled to safety by a bystander moments before the car caught fire, police said. The SUV struck an abandoned building in the 2000 block of West 59h Street about 11:45 p.m. Sunday, Police News Affairs...
  • Why the government misunderstands mental illness

    Reps. Tim Murphy and Ron Barber both have reasons for wanting Congress to address mental-health issues. Murphy, a Pennsylvania Republican, is the only practicing psychologist in Congress. Barber, an Arizona Democrat, was injured in a mass shooting by...
  • Christie's set to auction vast art collection assembled by Chicago couple

    Christie's set to auction vast art collection assembled by Chicago couple
    Part of an art collection assembled by an esteemed Chicago couple is expected to draw millions of dollars in sales tonight and tomorrow during a Christie's auction in New York. The vast collection of Edwin A. and Lindy (Betty) Bergman, assembled over...
  • Suspect in fatal wrong-way crash released on bond

    Suspect in fatal wrong-way crash released on bond
    A Lakeview man accused of killing a woman after he struck her oncoming taxi as he drove drunk on the wrong side of Lake Shore Drive early Friday was released on bond this evening, authorities said. Erik F. Johnson, 23, of the 3500 block of North Janssen...
  • Emanuel touts U. of C. study to show CPS gains

    Emanuel touts U. of C. study to show CPS gains
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel used promising results from a University of Chicago study looking at the success of high school freshmen to pronounce that Chicago had turned a corner in education achievement. “We are a city now on the move in the sense of...
  • U. of C. fest overstuffed with Studs Terkel events

    U. of C. fest overstuffed with Studs Terkel events
    How do you get an all-star lineup of participants to show up on the University of Chicago campus on a May weekend? Apparently, you just have to mention that they'll be coming to pay tribute to Louis "Studs" Terkel.  "Pretty much everybody we reached...
  • Affirmative action isn't a constitutional issue

    Reading strongly held views about political morality into the U.S. Constitution is a powerful temptation on both sides of the political divide. That's one lesson of the heated debate between Supreme Court justices in this week's split decision to uphold a...
  • Wave of shootings leaves 4 dead, 26 wounded since Friday afternoon

    Wave of shootings leaves 4 dead, 26 wounded since Friday afternoon
    At least four people were killed and 26 wounded in a 16-hour wave of shootings on Chicago's South, West and Southwest sides starting Friday afternoon, according to police. The number of people shot in the city since early Friday afternoon is now well...
  • Chicago string quartet's new release: ringtones

    Chicago string quartet's new release: ringtones
    Having a cell phone go off during a chamber music concert is a major faux pas, but at a Spektral Quartet performance, it could be something of a compliment. The Chicago-based quartet has released a set of ring tones, alert sounds and alarms written by...
  • Lucas Museum's location should benefit different parts of city

    A park is not a park if you fill it up with buildings. I say no to the endorsing of the Lucas Museum in Grant Park. This is a perfect time to begin connecting the vast expanse of the city on the West Side to the lakefront. In other words, it is nice...
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