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  • Emanuel hounded by crime issue

    Emanuel hounded by crime issue
    Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
  • Corporate strategy change closes French cafe

    Corporate strategy change closes French cafe
    Going: French cafe Mimi's Cafe, a restaurant that prided itself on bringing a taste of France to Orland Park, closed last week at 16154 S. La Grange Road. A manager at Mimi's said the California-based chain decided earlier this month to close both the...
  • Bank robbed in Mount Greenwood

    Bank robbed in Mount Greenwood
    Authorities are seeking a man who robbed a bank this afternoon in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood, police said. The robber entered the bank in the 11100 block of South Kedzie Avenue on the Far Southwest Side about 12:40 p.m. and took an undetermined...
  • Chicago aldermen pass anti-puppy mill ordinance 49-1

    Chicago aldermen pass anti-puppy mill ordinance 49-1
    Jerry, an American bulldog mix, arrived at Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society on Wednesday about the same time aldermen adopted a measure that will tilt the options for pet buyers in the city toward homeless animals like him. Beginning next March, Chicago...
  • Meet the Commenters: 'johnnyruss'

     
    Part of an occasional series. If you'd like to participate, the instructions are here. Commenter ID: johnnyruss Real name: John Russell Gender: Male Age: 48, though moving like a 70 year old after an ATV accident at end of June......
  • Mother's quest to find treatment for son highlights mental health system's limitations

    Mother's quest to find treatment for son highlights mental health system's limitations
    When Chris Marciano was 4 years old, he would have a blistering tantrum whenever music came on the radio. By the second grade, his teacher described him as "not with us." At age 11, he was kicked out of school. "The pediatrician said he was just...
  • “Chicago Fire” puts its title city at center stage

     
    We think it’s safe to say that Chicago is officially back on the film and television map. The city’s always been an attractive place to shoot — rich in history and architecture, and possessing an abundance of patina. But until the tax...
  • Cops: Chicago firefighter shot after appearing to point gun at officers

    Cops: Chicago firefighter shot after appearing to point gun at officers
    An off-duty Chicago firefighter was shot by police this afternoon after he jumped out of a car and appeared to point a weapon at officers in a store parking lot in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood, authorities said. The firefighter was in a shooting...
  • 2 dead, 1 hurt after head-on crash on Far South Side

    2 dead, 1 hurt after head-on crash on Far South Side
    A head-on crash killed the drivers of two cars early this morning in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side, authorities said. The crash occurred about 2:20 a.m. in the 3400 block of West 115th Street, Chicago Police Department...
  • "The most vulnerable times of their lives": Medical reporting, experts, and patients

    "The most vulnerable times of their lives": Medical reporting, experts, and patients
    Like most people who go into journalism, I have an insatiable curiosity about our world. The desire to learn how things work is especially satisfying when it comes to health and science reporting. What a responsibility it is to have some of the nation&...
  • Part 2: History, grown locally

    Part 2: History, grown locally
    Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs. Ridge...
  • Funeral home cleared during slain rapper's service

    Funeral home cleared during slain rapper's service
    Chicago police cleared out a Southwest Side funeral home today after a large group of friends of slain rap artist Lil Jojo gathered around his casket and nearly knocked it over. The scene drew outrage from relatives of the slain 18-year-old and other...