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  • 23 arrested protesting planned closure of Woodlawn Mental Health Center

    23 arrested protesting planned closure of Woodlawn Mental Health Center
    Police arrested about two dozen people who barricaded themselves inside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic on the city's South Side to protest its planned closing. Of the 23 arrested, 12 were expected to be charged and 11 were released without charges,...
  • Officer, 15-year-old boy wounded in shoot-out

    Officer, 15-year-old boy wounded in shoot-out
    A Chicago police officer and a 15-year-old boy were wounded in an exchange of gunfire in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said. The 35-year-old officer, a five-year veteran, was hit in the knee and was in good condition...
  • McCarthy: Injured police officer may require more surgery

    McCarthy: Injured police officer may require more surgery
    A Chicago police officer who was shot while on duty on the Far South Side Wednesday night may need additional surgery, Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Thursday. The five-year police veteran exchanged gunfire with a 15-year-old boy after police stopped...
  • Police wound 2 in separate overnight shootings

    Police wound 2 in separate overnight shootings
    Chicago police wounded two people -- one a gun-toting teen and the other a masked armed robber -- in separate overnight shoot-outs hours apart on the South Side, authorities say. No officers were hurt, according to police and union officials. In one...
  • Chicago filmmaker spent 8 years on new documentary 'Band of Sisters'

    Chicago filmmaker spent 8 years on new documentary 'Band of Sisters'
    "You didn't really have (to) think much for yourself," a nun says of her early years, in the new documentary "Band of Sisters," which has its world premiere at the Siskel Film Center this week. "All that went unchanged for years and years and years...
  • Boy dies nine months after accidental shooting

    Boy dies nine months after accidental shooting
    A 17-year-old boy died Friday from a gunshot wound he suffered last summer when he accidentally shot himself in the face, according to authorities. Rashawn Tucker, of the 1200 block of West 111th Place in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South...
  • EdgyTim's recruiting rundown: Curie's Adeyanju sets official visits; Richmond-Burton's Pittser is one to watch

    EdgyTim's recruiting rundown: Curie's Adeyanju sets official visits; Richmond-Burton's Pittser is one to watch
    Curie senior defensive end James Adeyanju (6-2, 250 pounds) has decided on the five schools he wants to visit this fall. Adeyanju is planning to make official visits to Wisconsin (Sept. 16), Boston College (Oct. 1) and Nebraska (Oct. 15). He announced...
  • 10 things you might not know about the South Side

    10 things you might not know about the South Side
    1. Why is the South Side neighborhood southeast of Pershing Road and Halsted Street called Canaryville? According to the "Encyclopedia of Chicago," the name may refer to "sparrows who populated the area at the end of the 19th century, feeding off...
  • Girls sectional track results

    Girls track and field SECTIONAL RESULTS Click here for statewide results. CLASS 3A SECTIONALS Click here for results from Fenwick. Teams: Morton, Clemente, De La Salle, Dunbar, Hyde Park, Kelly, Lane, Lincoln Park, Mather, Northside, Prosser,...
  • Gun Stolen From Cop Investigating Crash

    (WGN-AM)- A 16-year veteran police officer was robbed of his gun after being seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash on the South Side at midday, authorities said. Four other people also were hurt. Police said the officer's gun, a 9mm Beretta, was...
  • Beverly: A little town in the city to put down roots

    Beverly: A little town in the city to put down roots
    Inside the Top Notch Beefburgers diner on 95th Street, things haven't changed much for decades. Owner Diran "Speedy" Soulian no longer flips hamburgers with the verve that earned him his nickname, but at age 80 he still runs the show. He still makes the...
  • Alsip: A starter spot where families tend to stay

    Alsip: A starter spot where families tend to stay
    On a recent sweltering day, the Aquatic Park in Alsip was packed with kids and adults splashing in the pool and soaking up the sun. The inviting oasis, which includes the outdoor pool, mushroom fountain for youngsters, playground and tanning hill, is...