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  • 'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
  • Head of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives hopes Pullman Park development will pull in jobs, growth

    Head of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives hopes Pullman Park development will pull in jobs, growth
    On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields. The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty...
  • Daley wants turn around river's flow

    Daley wants turn around river's flow
    In a sign that Mayor Richard Daley is still making big plans with just eight months left in office, he floated the idea Friday of undoing Chicago's greatest engineering feat — reversing the flow of the Chicago River away from Lake Michigan —...
  • Schools manage to fit in fitness

    Anyone who has tried to control a single first-grader can develop a deep admiration for Michelle Glick. On a recent morning at Armstrong Elementary School in Rogers Park, she led a large group of 6- and 7-year-olds in an intense 30-minute cardio...
  • Federal investigation targets Chicago Public Schools

    Federal investigation targets Chicago Public Schools
    Federal authorities have launched an investigation into the admissions practices at Chicago's selective enrollment schools, the Chicago Tribune has learned. Federal officials recently served a grand jury subpoena on Chicago Public Schools seeking...
  • A tragedy and a shame

     
    Developing story: Metra chief found dead hours before meeting on his fate: Metra executive director Phil Pagano was found dead this morning, the agency said in a release. Metra would not confirm reports that Pagano was struck by a Metra......
  • May 20: Chicago Scene - Having A Ball Dancers

    May 20: Chicago Scene - Having A Ball Dancers
    Having A Ball Final Competition May 23 Navy Pier Ballroom Partially funded by the U.S. Department of Education Carol M. White Physical Education Grant and the Chicago Board of Education, Having a Ball's intensive, in-school ballroom dance instruction...
  • Brick thrown through window of WGN radio studio

    Brick thrown through window of WGN radio studio
    A woman who appeared to be in her 40s was arrested this morning for allegedly throwing a brick through the window of the WGN-AM studio on the first floor of the Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. The woman, who was wearing a shirt and a piece of fabric...
  • Michael Scott remembered at funeral service

    Chicago Board of Education President Michael Scott was remembered Saturday as a civic giant who remained calm amid adversity, and as a doting father and faithful friend. "Michael, I will miss you," Mayor Richard Daley said, choking back emotion as he...
  • Michael Scott: Big names join the public at memorial for Chicago school board president

    The public memorial for Chicago school board President Michael Scott gave a platform for prominent figures to share memories, but the event also allowed West Side residents to say goodbye to one of their own. Longtime resident Calvin Muhammad never met...
  • Scott's death ruled suicide, but cops continue to investigate

    Scott's death ruled suicide, but cops continue to investigate
    CHICAGO - The death of Chicago school board president Michael Scott has been ruled a suicide by the Cook County medical examiner's office, but police said this afternoon they are continuing to look into the death and that detectives are still "early on in...
  • Board of Education President Receives Subpoena On CPS Admissions

    (WGN-AM)- Chicago Board of Education President Michael Scott today acknowledged that he has received a subpoena to testify before a federal grand jury looking into admissions practices at the city's elite public schools. The request of Scott, who...