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  • 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...
  • December 7 - 11

    A Bronzeville Nutcracker - Winter Wonderfest Monday, December 7 A Bronzeville Nutcracker December 11 and 12 Harold Washington Cultural Center Thursday, December 9 Holiday Season in Chicago
  • Blagojevich's name surfaces early in case

    Prosecutors wasted little time Thursday dragging Gov. Rod Blagojevich front and center in the corruption trial of his friend and fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko. With an overflow crowd on hand for the politically charged trial, the first government...
  • John Callaway Dead At Age 72

    John Callaway Dead At Age 72
    (WGN-AM)- Legendary Chicago journalist John Callaway died Tuesday evening in Racine, Wis., his wife confirmed. Callaway, the longtime host of WTTW-Channel 11's news program Chicago Tonight, died of a heart attack about 6:30 p.m. after growing faint in...
  • Chicagoans spend lunch hour honoring Jackson

    At the Harold Washington Cultural Center, the line began forming at about 8 a.m., and it eventually stretched halfway around the building. In Daley Plaza, as many as 150 people stood in silence during the normally bustling lunch hour, every head turned...
  • Member Of 2016 Bid Team Has Development Deal For Major Lots

    Member Of 2016 Bid Team Has Development Deal For Major Lots
    (WGN-AM)- A member of Mayor Richard Daley's team working to bring the Olympics to Chicago has quietly arranged to develop city-owned land near a park that would be transformed for the 2016 Summer Games, potentially positioning himself to cash in if the...
  • September 3 - Chef Michael Kornick

    September 3 - Chef Michael Kornick
    Sauteed Soft Shell Crab Event: Thursday, September 10 Harold Washington Library Winter Garden 400 S. State Street Chicago (312) 924-4220 MK Restaurant 868 N Franklin St Chicago (312) 482-9179 Sauteed Soft Shell...
  • Student's deportation is stayed

    Reversing course, the Obama administration granted a one-year reprieve Thursday to Rigo Padilla, an undocumented college student whose months-long quest to avoid being kicked out of the country has fueled street rallies, an Internet campaign and growing...
  • Book places: Harold Washington Library

    Book places: Harold Washington Library
    The place: As the largest public library in the country, the Harold Washington Library Center is not just Chicago's crown public jewel but also America's as well. Its 10 floors and 70 miles of shelving holding more than 1.1 million titles, taking up a...
  • Water Works Library

    Water Works Library
    The place: They call it an outpost. The 250-square-foot location, shared by Hot Tix and housed in the Chicago Visitor Information Center in the Water Works building, is dwarfed by a cafe and reading lounge. There isn't much to it. The outpost, or...
  • 10 things you might not know about taxes

    10 things you might not know about taxes
    It's tax season, and Monday is the 100th anniversary of Illinois' ratification of the 16th Amendment, which allowed the U.S. income tax. Please itemize these 10 tax facts: 1. Did 7 million American children suddenly disappear in 1987? On paper, it seemed...
  • The sound of news is fading out on many FM stations

    Charlie Meyerson sits at home in Oak Park these days, learning more about the Internet and waiting for the phone to ring. Officially, the 43-year-old Meyerson is in-between jobs.Realistically, though, he's not sure whether his next job will be in radio....