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Ashburn

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  • Jack A. Lawrence, cryptographer

    Jack A. Lawrence, whose career as a cryptographer spanned nearly four decades, died Dec. 19 of pulmonary fibrosis at Riderwood Village, a Silver Spring retirement community. The longtime Columbia resident was 85. He was born and raised in Chicago, where...
  • No bomb found after Southwest Side threat shuts intersection

    No bomb found after Southwest Side threat shuts intersection
    An Ashburn neighborhood intersection was shut down this morning as police investigate a bomb threat made by a man they arrested following a traffic stop, but investigators found no evidence the threat was genuine. The intersection of Kedzie Avenue and...
  • Libraries that use 3-D printers consider new rules

    Libraries that use 3-D printers consider new rules
    Faced with almost unlimited options, Liz Kelsey and her 5-year-old daughter, Alice, decided to make a single red rose. Using the 3-D printer at their suburban public library, they could have just as easily made a pair of ear buds, a citrus reamer, a...
  • Chicago Public Library brings Mini Maker Labs to branches

    Chicago Public Library brings Mini Maker Labs to branches
    Teens can keep their creative juices flowing this summer at one of the Chicago Public Library’s new Mini Maker Labs, popping up at several neighborhood branches from July through late November. Inspired by the CPL’s award-winning Maker Lab...
  • Trice: Chicago's blight extends far beyond the Trump sign

    Trice: Chicago's blight extends far beyond the Trump sign
    Dear Mayor Rahm Emanuel, I appreciate your frustration regarding the newly emblazoned 20-foot-6-inch-high sign that now hangs over the riverfront near Michigan Avenue. I appreciate your concern that it is, as you put it, "tasteless" and that the...
  • Women are 14% of Chicago homicide victims

    Four women were shot to death in three separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, two women ages 23 and 37 were fatally shot in the 3500 block of West 79th Street in Ashburn, police...
  • Austin, East Garfield Park each log 2 homicides

    Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
  • From the paper: Afterschool programs, avoiding 'street life'

    School counselors School isn't for everyone, yet it could be. There should be a program in school for people who need help throughout school. Some people need emotional help. Some people go through emotional problems and don't know how to deal with...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk: • Authorities seized nearly 350 pounds of marijuana during a home search in the Southwest Side's Ashburn neighborhood Saturday, the Chicago Police Department announced Saturday...
  • Cops: Chicago drug bust yields nearly 350 pounds of marijuana

    Cops: Chicago drug bust yields nearly 350 pounds of marijuana
    Authorities seized nearly 350 pounds of marijuana during a home search in the Southwest Side's Ashburn neighborhood Saturday, the Chicago Police Department announced Saturday night. Police charged a 22-year-old man with felony cannabis possession...
  • Feds: Man whose son faces murder charge tried to get witnesses killed

    Feds: Man whose son faces murder charge tried to get witnesses killed
    A Chicago man was charged with trying to have someone kill two witnesses about to testify at his son’s murder trial, authorities said. Euripides Caguana, also known as “Caca,” 59, of Chicago, Caguana, of the 3700 block of West 81st...
  • Missing 9-year-old twin girls located

    Missing 9-year-old twin girls located
    Twin 9-year-old girls who were missing from the Ashburn neighborhood after their aunt disappeared with them and her 9-year-old son have been found safe, police said this afternoon. No details were released, but at about 4:30 p.m. police announced the...