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  • 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...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright homes do-it-yourself tour

    Frank Lloyd Wright homes do-it-yourself tour
    Frank Lloyd Wright's house designs famously include a "path of discovery" that take visitors through a few turns before they find themselves inside — often through a front door that is itself partially hidden by an archway or another architectural...
  • Veteran prosecutor confirmed for federal bench in Chicago

    Veteran prosecutor confirmed for federal bench in Chicago
    The U.S. Senate today confirmed the appointment of a veteran federal prosecutor to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Manish Shah, who is chief of the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office,...
  • Timothy Simons, the guy everyone loves to hate on 'Veep'

    Timothy Simons, the guy everyone loves to hate on 'Veep'
    "Jonah, you're not even a man," begins one of many epic insults hurled in the face of Jonah Ryan, the needling, socially maladjusted pisher of a human on HBO's "Veep," embodied with no-holds-barred gusto by one-time Chicago actor Timothy Simons. "You're...
  • 55 colleges under federal investigation over sexual assault cases

    55 colleges under federal investigation over sexual assault cases
    The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. The unprecedented naming of...
  • U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases

    U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases
    The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education. Both schools have...
  • Government investigates 55 colleges over handling of sex assault cases

    Government investigates 55 colleges over handling of sex assault cases
    Aiming to reduce sexual assault on campus, the federal government Thursday disclosed that 55 colleges and universities, including four in California, are under investigation for possibly violating the law in their handling of sexual violence and...
  • Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands

    Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands
    Before the 14-year-old girl allegedly fired the shot that killed Endia Martin, the .38-caliber revolver had touched many hands. A south suburban gun shop known for selling weapons later used in crimes in Chicago. A Hyde Park man whose mother did not...
  • 'Taking Off' is bonkers, but what a debut for Milos Forman

    'Taking Off' is bonkers, but what a debut for Milos Forman
    "Taking Off" is barely a footnote in the renowned career of Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, who won the Oscar for 1975's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" as well as 1984's "Amadeus." But his first American film? A small-scale 1971 comedy starring Buck...
  • A renegade and a feminist, Sister Judy is still keeping the faith

    A renegade and a feminist, Sister Judy is still keeping the faith
    Sister Judy Vaughan skipped the 1989 celebration of her 25th anniversary as a Catholic nun; the male-celebrated liturgy offended her emerging feminism. She spent the evening instead in El Salvador, challenging right-wing forces that had declared war on...
  • Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments

    Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments
    Swinging one leg and the rest of his body out over thousands of Wrigley Field fans while nervous handlers in the broadcast booth gasped, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. howled "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with abandon before revving up the crowd further with a...