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  • Opening the books on holiday gifts for readers

    In these tough economic times, books offer a great return on a gift-giver's investment. Relatively inexpensive, they provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient — if you make the right choice. Never fear: the Book Bag is here to help.
  • Gaslight era left radioactive legacy in Chicago

     Gaslight era left radioactive legacy in Chicago
    Before the electric light bulb ended the Gaslight Era, one of the biggest advances in illuminating Chicago and other cities was the development of a lantern wick that could withstand intense heat while burning brighter than ordinary lamps. The wicks,...

    Retired Chicago sergeant dies weeks after home invasion

    Retired Chicago sergeant dies weeks after home invasion
    A retired Chicago police sergeant has died, two weeks after he was shot in the neck during a home invasion in the East Side neighborhood, officials said. Elmer Brown was pronounced dead this morning at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn,...

    Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion

    Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion
    A retired Chicago police sergeant was shot and critically wounded after two robbers broke into his home in the East Side neighborhood and asked where he kept his safe, police said. Elmer Brown, 73, was shot in the neck and taken to Advocate Christ...

    East Side man arrested on child porn charges

    East Side man arrested on child porn charges
    An East Side man has been charged with having numerous pornographic videos of young children on his home computer, prosecutors said today. Miguel Angel Villegas, 46, was arrested Tuesday by Chicago Police after investigators raided his home in the 10100...