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  • Mayor Emanuel to announce members of City Trust

    Mayor Emanuel to announce members of City Trust
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to announce the members of a new board created to lure billions from private investors to help pay for public projects in Chicago. The first chairman of the Chicago Infrastructure Trust will be James Bell who recently...
  • Mayor Daley keynote speaker at NeoCon

    Mayor Daley keynote speaker at NeoCon
    Former Mayor Richard M. Daley was the keynote speaker at NeoCon, the National Exposition of Contract Furnishings.  The convention features 40,000 attendees and 700 exhibits.  Daley welcomed the group to Chicago and encouraged them to take in all the...
  • Aldermen want hearings on Chicago school closings

    Aldermen want hearings on Chicago school closings
    Although Chicago teachers have signed off on their new contract, the lingering anxiety about the future of the city's public education system surfaced Thursday as aldermen stepped up a call for hearings on potential school closings. Chicago Public...
  • Analysis: 65% of Chicago elevators aren't being inspected

    Analysis: 65% of Chicago elevators aren't being inspected
    An investigation reveals that Chicago’s city inspectors aren't checking a lot of the city’s elevators. A new analysis by the Chicago Tribune reveals about 65 percent of the city's elevators weren't inspected last year; that's despite a...
  • Saudi Prince Salman Seen As Likely Heir To Throne

    Saudi Prince Salman Seen As Likely Heir To Throne
    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Defence Minister Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, seen as more moderate than his hawkish brother Crown Prince Nayef who died on Saturday, is likely to be anointed heir to the throne of the world's top oil exporter....
  • Obamas attend wedding in Chicago

    Obamas attend wedding in Chicago
    President Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their daughters Malia and Sasha spent their first Saturday in Chicago together in two years attending the wedding of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett's daughter. Walking from their home in the...
  • Fever defeat Chicago as Catchings grabs all-time free throw mark

    Fever defeat Chicago as Catchings grabs all-time free throw mark
    The Indiana Fever used a late surge in the fourth quarter, including a 12-0 run to top the Chicago Sky 84-70. Bench play was key in the victory, back up Jessica Davenport scored a season and game-high 19 points. “I had some extra motivation...
  • Silent March To Protest NYPD's 'Stop-And-Frisk' Policy

    Silent March To Protest NYPD's 'Stop-And-Frisk' Policy
    Several thousand New Yorkers marched silently down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue from lower Harlem to the mayor's Upper East Side townhouse on Sunday to protest the New York Police Department's contentious stop-and-frisk policy. Civil rights leaders the...
  • Reward offered in graffiti incident near police memorial

    Reward offered in graffiti incident near police memorial
    A $3,000 reward is being offered for the person who spray-painted graffiti on a wall near Chicago's police memorial. The red paint was discovered Thursday evening and promptly cleaned up. Yesterday only a faint outline remained as more than 150 people...
  • Federal judge strikes down part of Chicago's gun law

    Federal judge strikes down part of Chicago's gun law
    Chicago's firearm ordinance took another blow Tuesday when a federal judge ruled that the section banning permits for people convicted of unlawful use of a weapon is vague and unconstitutional. The city must now decide whether to appeal the ruling or...
  • Toddler left home alone, falls out of window

    Toddler left home alone, falls out of window
    A mother has been charged after her two-year-old son fell out of a second-story apartment window on the Southwest Side. A neighbor found the toddler, Jeremiah Carter, on the ground in the 6100 block of South Artesian Avenue just after 9 p.m. Tuesday. He...
  • VeggieFest Chicago 2012

    VeggieFest Chicago 2012
    The Science of Spirituality presents VeggieFest Chicago 2012 on August 11 - 12th from 11:00AM - 8:00PM! Vegetarians, vegans, and health-enthusiasts are gearing up for another weekend of great family fun at Veggie Fest 2012 - one of the biggest...