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  • State Farm Holiday Classic boys, girls hoops pairings announced

    The pairings for the 2013 State Farm Holiday Classic boys and girls basketball pairings were released Monday. The tournament begins Thursday, Dec. 26 and features 64 boys and girls teams divided into large- and small-scholl divisions. BOYS LARGE SCHOOLS...
  • Problem Solver: New dryer could be coming soon; check from city arrives

    Problem Solver: New dryer could be coming soon; check from city arrives
    Carey Sue Ellens' monthslong tussle with Electrolux might finally be over. The Glen Ellyn resident, featured in two previous What's Your Problem? columns, has had trouble with two different Frigidaire Affinity Series clothes dryers. The first left...
  • Firefighters extinguish 2-building West Side blaze

    Firefighters extinguish 2-building West Side blaze
    Firefighters have extinguished a fire this morning that spread from one building to an adjacent one in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood. The fire started about 5:45 a.m. in an unoccupied 2½-story brick home in the 4000 block of West 21st Place....
  • Chicago Tribune Charities helps North Lawndale program

    Chicago Tribune Charities helps North Lawndale program
    Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood never had much to offer Derrick Sanders — except temptation. He believes that's why he first ended up behind bars in 1989 for burglary. But like many men and women who serve prison time, Sanders always...
  • Cops: Woman assaulted, beaten in South Lawndale

    Cops: Woman assaulted, beaten in South Lawndale
    Chicago police are seeking the public's help after a woman was sexually assaulted in the South Lawndale neighborhood Saturday, officials said. The attack happened at 11:45 p.m. on the 3300 block of South Central Park Avenue, police said today. The 28-...
  • Football | Week 9 schedule

    WEEK 9 Tuesday, Oct. 22 Chicago Public, Inter-City 1 Little Village at Maine, 5:30 at Lane Chicago Public, Inter-City 2 Gage Park at Bronzeville, 4:15 at Eckersall Juarez at Kelly, 4:15 at Rockne Kennedy at Tilden, 4:15 at Stagg Chicago...
  • No Chicago homicides for 5 days

    Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined. Chicago recorded no homicides...
  • Guide students to success

    The Tribune editorial board reported that out of every 100 starting high school freshmen, only eight will earn college degrees by their mid-20s ("A scorching jobs desert," Oct. 20). The editorial has called on its readers to offer new ideas and “a...
  • 3 dead after shootings across city

    3 dead after shootings across city
    A 16-year-old boy was one of three people killed in shootings Sunday on the North, West and South sides of the city. At least six other people were injured in shootings across the city that continued into this morning. The most recent of the three...
  • Will health care boom harm small clinics?

    Will health care boom harm small clinics?
    As political debate continues to rage over President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, the law already is reshaping health care in the most troubled communities in Chicago and its suburbs. Since 2010, Illinois health clinics have received...
  • Police fire shots in Lawndale

    Police fire shots in Lawndale
    Police fired shots but did not take anyone into custody in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, police said. The police-involved shooting happened at 1:26 a.m. in the 700 block of South Cicero Avenue, Chicago Police Department...
  • 11 digital billboards going up along expressways

    11 digital billboards going up along expressways
    Chicago motorists and some residents looking out their front windows soon can expect to see the towering digital billboards favored by Mayor Rahm Emanuel going up on city-owned property near area expressways. The Illinois Department of Transportation...