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  • Prosecutors: Man threatened to blow up ex-girlfriend, baby

    Prosecutors: Man threatened to blow up ex-girlfriend, baby
    An Indiana man who escaped police custody at a hospital after threatening to blow up his ex-girlfriend and her 10-month-old boy early this month was recaptured this week, prosecutors said today. John Hudson, 41, was charged with attempted murder,...
  • Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?

    Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?
    You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
  • No force for Los Angeles: The George Lucas museum goes to Chicago

     
    In a galaxy far, far away in the Midwest, one known as Chicago, a grand institution will be built… George Lucas has […]...
  • Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable

    Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable
    With a suddenness that has caught even the most seasoned unaware, waves of children from Central America are crossing the border. Most of them are on their own, without their parents, so many that the president has declared it an "urgent humanitarian...
  • Doctor charged with public indecency must notify court before staying in a hotel

    Doctor charged with public indecency must notify court before staying in a hotel
    A physician who is charged with public indecency was ordered today to notify the court before he is allowed to check into any hotels. Dr. Jeffrey Frank, of Lincolnshire, appeared at a brief Cook County court hearing today where the conditions of his...
  • Public is appropriately concerned about national debt

    Tribune columnist Steve Chapman attacks the cluelessness of Americans on national debt and points out that the U.S. deficit has been falling the past five years. But a falling deficit still means national debt is heading in the wrong direction, albeit...
  • Chicago wins George Lucas museum

    Chicago wins George Lucas museum
    “Star Wars” creator George Lucas has selected Chicago over Los Angeles and San Francisco as the future home of his collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to a spokeswoman for the museum. The museum's board Wednesday is expected...
  • 3 men cited after harassment of doctor accused of public indecency

    3 men cited after harassment of doctor accused of public indecency
    Three north suburban residents face charges related to two separate incidents of harassment of the family of a Lincolnshire neurologist accused of public indecency and his family, police said.  Jeffrey B. Hooper, 45, of Lake Forest, was cited with...
  • Chicago shop helps jocks rebound from workouts

    Will Neal sat hunched in a circular tub of frigid water, blowing air in and out, just trying to breathe. Behind him, Miguel Blancarte Jr. and Corey Parker reclined side by side, each wearing inflated black boots that rose to their hips, making them look...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • College Match: Helping low-income students achieve more than they might imagine

    NEW YORK In spite of being among the top students in his school, Joseph Nelzy was quick to give up on being admitted to one of the nation's best colleges after he got a rejection letter from Brandeis University, near Boston. "I had no hope after that,"...
  • New sensors will scoop up 'big data' on Chicago

    New sensors will scoop up 'big data' on Chicago
    The curled metal fixtures set to go up on a handful of Michigan Avenue light poles later this summer may look like delicate pieces of sculpture, but researchers say they'll provide a big step forward in the way Chicago understands itself by observing...