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  • Fort Dearborn Bicentennial

    Fort Dearborn Bicentennial
    August 15, 2012 marks the 200thanniversary of the Battle of Fort Dearborn, a deadly hand-to-hand combat between two of the groups trying to lay claim to Chicago during the war of 1812.  But as WGN’s Steve Sanders reports, some distinguished...
  • 59th Annual American Indian Center of Chicago Powwow

    59th Annual American Indian Center of Chicago Powwow September 14-16, 2012 Friday (Education Day for preregistered students with limited space) 10AM-1PM, and Free movie night (Smoke Signals) beginning at 8PM open to all Saturday 11AM-9PM Sunday 10AM-...
  • Autopsy to determine cause of bitten man's death

    Autopsy to determine cause of bitten man's death
    An autopsy is scheduled for today on a West Englewood man after a pit bull was found biting the man's body. Police were called to the 5600 block of South Racine last night after Charles Hagerman's wife came home and found the dog biting her unconscious...
  • Chicago Air & Water Show: Loud and proud

    Chicago Air & Water Show: Loud and proud
    The Chicago Air & Water Show is here again. And the familiar sounds of the show, aside from the very obvious roar of jet engines, is announcer Herb Hunter's voice echoing from the North Avenue Beach House. Hunter has been doing the play-by-play for the...
  • Roseland Hospital employee struck and killed by car

    Roseland Hospital employee struck and killed by car
    A Roseland Hospital employee was struck and killed while crossing the street in the Roseland neighborhood on Friday morning.   It happened just after 7 a.m. in front of the Roseland Hospital on 45 W. 111th St. According to the hospital, 43-year old...
  • Edgewater man charged in rape of runaway

    Edgewater man charged in rape of runaway
       An Edgewater man is jailed on $350,000 bond, charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old runaway.    Prosecutors say 23-year-old LaVelle Scott met the girl at a party Friday, four days after she left her home in Lombard. Scott reportedly invited...
  • April 16: Midday Fix - Green Chicago

    April 16: Midday Fix - Green Chicago
    Gilt City Chicago "Green" is exploding as a major social, political and economic issue worldwide, and one consequence is that the term itself has come to mean a lot of different things. Green Home Chicago can help simplify it with their clear, 10-...
  • April 17: Midday Fix - School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012

    April 17: Midday Fix - School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012
    78th Annual School of the Art Institute of Chicago Fashion Show School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012 Thursday, April 19 Millennium Park General Admission Runway shows at Noon and 3:00 p.m. - tickets, $75 The WALK, annual benefit and...
  • Legislator seeks truancy task force for Chicago schools

    Legislator seeks truancy task force for Chicago schools
    State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia today introduced legislation to create a task force to "address the truancy and excessive absences epidemic" in Chicago's public elementary schools. The resolution creating the panel would have to be approved by the state...
  • Chicago Tribune's Indiana basketball preview

    Chicago Tribune's Indiana basketball preview
    2011-12 record: 27-9, 11-7 Big Ten (5th). Big Ten tournament: Lost to Wisconsin in the quarterfinals. NCAA tournament: Lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16. On the offensive: Cody Zeller is one of the country's most dominant players. He averaged 15.6...
  • Fighting truancy in Chicago schools: A score card on strategies

    Fighting truancy in Chicago schools: A score card on strategies
    Chicago school officials have tried but largely abandoned various strategies for combating truancy in grades K-8 during the past two decades, while collecting little if any data on whether the programs were effective or why some failed. A few programs...
  • Chicago 911 center upgrade causing concern

    Chicago 911 center upgrade causing concern
    Chicago's 911 center is getting a $31 million upgrade. Operators say the money is being wasted on a system that drops calls and slows down communications. The upgrade had been stalled by contract irregularities, but those delays were threatening...