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  • Palos Hills plans big welcome for returning Marine

     Palos Hills plans big welcome for returning Marine
    Palos Hills will be applauding U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew J. Jender, one of its own, during a welcome home ceremony led by the Soldiers Guardian Angels and the Warrior Watch Riders. The event, which will kick off with a parade at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct....
  • Still no Wrigley deal after Emanuel, Ricketts, aldermen meet

    Still no Wrigley deal after Emanuel, Ricketts, aldermen meet
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel summoned Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and the aldermen representing the area to City Hall on Thursday afternoon in an effort to seal the deal on a $300 million Wrigley Field rehab, a Cubs source said today. Progress was made, but...
  • Legendary Lawmen, No. 8: O.W. Wilson

    Legendary Lawmen, No. 8: O.W. Wilson
    It is difficult to understate how far morale had fallen in the Chicago Police Department in January 1960 after the Summerdale scandal broke. The arrest and conviction of eight police officers for operating a burglary ring cemented public perception of...
  • Literary Saloon: Salutes to 'Dad' and Chicago

    Literary Saloon: Salutes to 'Dad' and Chicago
    Pat Byrnes, who may or may not wind up as a stay-at-home dad in Springfield, is currently balancing the care-taking duties for his two lovely young daughters with the promotional chores surrounding the publication of his insightful, funny and charming...
  • Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying, girl made anti-gang video

    Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying,  girl made anti-gang video
    The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message. "Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...
  • Ald. Tunney demands changes to Wrigley plan

    Ald. Tunney demands changes to Wrigley plan
    On the eve of the first City Hall hearing on the plan to rehab the aging but iconic Wrigley Field, Ald. Tom Tunney spelled out his list of demands. Wrigleyville’s alderman sent a letter to the Cubs on Wednesday saying that if the organization...
  • School closings disappoint many aldermen

    School closings disappoint many aldermen
    After the Chicago School Board meeting Wednesday, many of the aldermen who argued unsuccessfully to keep schools in their wards open said they were disappointed with the process. Ald. Deborah Graham, 29th, said she went to testify at the school board...
  • Wrigley neighbors want slow down of stadium renovation talks

    Wrigley neighbors want slow down of stadium renovation talks
    As the owners of the Chicago Cubs push to quickly wrap up a Wrigley Field rehab deal, the stadium's neighbors are calling for a slow down of the negotiations. In a letter sent Wednesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Lake View Citizens’ Council raised...
  • Tentative deal reached with striking Chicago teachers

    Tentative deal reached with striking Chicago teachers
    Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract and classes could resume for 350,000 students on Monday, according to school and union officials. The union’s House of Delegates will review...
  • Emanuel has open door for corporate execs, record shows

    Emanuel has open door for corporate execs, record shows
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has opened the door to his City Hall office for a steady stream of investment bankers, venture capitalists and international consultants in his intense search for private solutions to some of Chicago's biggest public problems. From...
  • City announces proposed food truck stand locations

    City announces proposed food truck stand locations
    Food trucks may soon find special parking spots near City Hall, NBC Tower, Harold Washington College, Buckingham Fountain and Lincoln Park Zoo, among other high-traffic locations in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday presented the City Council with...
  • Wrigleyville alderman optimistic about ballpark talks

    Wrigleyville alderman optimistic about ballpark talks
    Wrigleyville’s alderman expressed optimism Thursday that several key issues surrounding the costly renovation of the aging ballpark could be resolved by the Cubs’ home opener on Monday, but the dispute over signs outside Wrigley Field...