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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

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  • At least 2 killed when semi hits Amtrak train from Chicago

    At least 2 killed when semi hits Amtrak train from Chicago
    A semi-trailer plowed into an Amtrak train from Chicago Friday at a crossing on a rural northern Nevada highway, killing the truck driver and an Amtrak train crew member and injuring about 20 others who escaped the fiery crash, authorities said. Most...
  • Sox lineup has familiar look

    Sox lineup has familiar look
    The Chicago White Sox lineup against Oakland on Friday is similar to what has been winning lately. That means Carlos Quentin will be in right field and Aadm Dunn at DH batting seventh, with Brent Morel at third base and Gordon Beckham at second. Dunn and...
  • 5 Things It's Good To Know: Most Dangerous Cities, 17 New Pyramids Found...

    5 Things It's Good To Know: Most Dangerous Cities, 17 New Pyramids Found...
    1. Top Ten Most Dangerous Cities According to Yahoo!, 2 of our neighboring cities are the most dangerous in the whole country.  Let me break it down for you. The most dangerous city in the U.S. is Flint, MI.  Violent crimes increased in all category'...
  • White Sox cap 6-3 West Coast trip by beating A's

    White Sox cap 6-3 West Coast trip by beating A's
    OAKLAND, Calif. — After completing a 6-3 West Coast trip Sunday with a harrowing 4-3 win over the Athletics, manager Ozzie Guillen made a request for the White Sox. "Go home and play better for our fans," he said. "They deserve that. We owe them...
  • Man dies day after South Side shooting

    A 19-year-old man critically shot in the head Wednesday in the Oakland neighborhood on the South Side has died, authorities said this morning. Timothy Wordlow, of the 5500 block of South Wabash Avenue, was pronounced dead at 9:51 p.m. Thursday at...
  • Q&A: 'Moneyball' star Jonah Hill

    Q&A: 'Moneyball' star Jonah Hill
    First, allow me to list what “Moneyball” star Jonah Hill wouldn’t talk about during our interview. He wouldn’t say how he retaliated when co-star Brad Pitt pulled pranks on him. (He’s saving that for Letterman, he says.)...
  • Mariners Come Up Short , Angels Win 4-3

    Mariners Come Up Short , Angels Win  4-3
    The way Ervin Santana was issuing free passes to first base on Thursday night, a Mariners offensive outburst seemed there for the taking. But Santana, who allowed a season-high seven walks -- after giving up six freebies in his previous three starts...
  • Occupy Chicago protesters march in solidarity with Oakland in the Loop

    Occupy Chicago protesters march in solidarity with Oakland in the Loop
    About 300 people with the Occupy Chicago movement marched downtown Wednesday evening to show support for fellow protesters in Oakland, where a former Marine was critically injured during a confrontation with police. The group snaked from its home base in...
  • Oakland: A neighborhood in waiting

    Oakland: A neighborhood in waiting
    The first thing you notice about Oakland is the quiet. This is good news and bad news. The good news: Except for the hum of nearby Lake Shore Drive, this South Side residential neighborhood has no tangled street corners with blaring car horns and no more...
  • Less Lung Damage from Pot Smoking Than Cigarettes?

    Less Lung Damage from Pot Smoking Than Cigarettes?
    Science has shown the dangers of cigarette smoking on lungs-- smoking undermines lung function, causes lung cancer and long-term breathing problems such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). But what about smoking marijuana? Researchers sought...
  • Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach

    Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach
    Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
  • 'Hoop Dreams' director and Alex Kotlowitz examine Chicago violence prevention in new doc

    'Hoop Dreams' director and Alex Kotlowitz examine Chicago violence prevention in new doc
    Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz have made names for themselves by exploring the darker sides of the city they love, Chicago. James is the director of the critically acclaimed and iconic documentary “Hoop Dreams,” while Kotlowitz is the author...