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  • EEOC sues AutoZone, alleging race discrimination at Chicago store

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against AutoZone alleging the company unjustly fired a Chicago man for refusing to be transferred because of his race. The complaint alleges that AutoZone attempted in 2012 to...
  • Millennium Park is the city's great uniter

    Millennium Park is the city's great uniter
    Whoever thought Millennium Park would become a place for lovers? But on a hot July afternoon in Chicago, on a footprint where tracks once visibly sliced through a great American city, a skinny couple cavorts on the verdant lawn of Pritzker Pavilion....
  • Gentrification taking its toll on funeral homes

    Gentrification taking its toll on funeral homes
    Gentrification is good for almost any business. But for funeral homes, it can be a death knell. Consider Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, where the Herdegen-Brieske Funeral Home is closing Sept. 15, partly because older people have moved away. In 1980,...
  • Share of foreclosure sales sinks — but not prices

    Share of foreclosure sales sinks — but not prices
    When the local home sales report for May is released Monday morning, it is expected to show the same factors that have bedeviled buyers for months — lack of inventory, higher prices and shorter marketing times. It also is expected to show that...
  • Trice: Valuing good citizenship alongside standardized test scores

    Trice: Valuing good citizenship alongside standardized test scores
    Victor Harbison is an award-winning high school civics teacher whose Chicago Public Schools students over the last two decades have undertaken ambitious class projects. They've built a memorial — with an interactive kiosk — to the Rev....
  • Bail set at $50K for man accused of threatening CPS teacher

    Bail set at $50K for man accused of threatening CPS teacher
    A South Side man is facing an assault charge after allegedly threatening a Chicago Public Schools teacher with an air rifle outside a Gage Park school building. Prosecutors said David C. Arias, 21, approached a teacher outside Christopher Elementary...
  • Authorities: Man with butcher knife shot to death by police

    Authorities: Man with butcher knife shot to death by police
    Police shot and killed a knife-wielding man in a Gage Park home after officers were unable to subdue him with a Taser, officials said. Police were responding to a possible violation of an order of protection around 5:45 p.m. Monday when they found...
  • 4 dead among at least 36 shot in Chicago in 36 hours

    4 dead among at least 36 shot in Chicago in 36 hours
    At least 36 people were shot in Chicago, four of them fatally, in as many hours over the weekend, with more than half of the shootings occurring over a half-day period stretching into early Sunday. Officers responded to at least 27 incidents, starting...
  • 15 hurt, one critically, in crash involving CTA bus

    15 hurt, one critically, in crash involving CTA bus
    At least 15 people were taken to hospitals after in a crash involving a CTA bus this morning on the Southwest Side. Shortly before 10 a.m., CTA officials said an SUV going southbound on Western Avenue made contact with the northbound No. 49 Western...
  • Authorities searching for missing girl, 16

    Authorities searching for missing girl, 16
    Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl missing from the Southwest Side's Gage Park neighborhood. Daniella Bautista, of the 3400 block of West 59th Place, is described is 5'6'', 120 lbs., with brown eyes, brown hair and a medium complexion,...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations

    Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations
    Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....