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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

Top Oakland (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

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  • City killings up to 217 as gun violence falls

    City killings up to 217 as gun violence falls
    Baltimore was unable in 2012 to sustain a significant milestone — the first drop below 200 homicides in a generation — but officials see reasons to remain optimistic that declines will resume. As the Police Department's leadership changed,...
  • Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2013 class

    Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2013 class
    NAME, PREP SCHOOL AND/OR HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE Jamel Artis, Notre Dame Prep (Mass.), PITTSBURGH Chase Cormier, Fishburne Military / Milford Mill, GRAMBLING STATE Will Darley, Fishburne Military / Dulaney, UMBC Rodney Elliott, John Carroll, UMBC...
  • City school evaluations show problems in instruction

    City school evaluations show problems in instruction
    As the Baltimore school system prepares to implement a more stringent curriculum next year, sample evaluations of more than two dozen schools show that many are struggling with how to effectively teach children. In an evaluation of teachers' instruction,...
  • Orioles have some interest in Francisco Cordero

    Orioles have some interest in Francisco Cordero
    The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source. Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...
  • Blog: Study released on principal turnover, including Baltimore's, takes critical look at impact on schools

    A recent study commissioned by New Leaders for New Schools and conducted by RAND Corp., shows that first-year principals and becoming less likely to stay in their schools after one or two years, and that a churning principal pool can have a negative...
  • West Coast trip presents its share of obstacles for high-flying Orioles

    West Coast trip presents its share of obstacles for high-flying Orioles
    The Orioles’ early afternoon start time Thursday was supposed to get the team in the air and to the West Coast at a decent hour. But after their 14-inning win over the Rays -- a five-hour, 14-minute marathon that ended with a 3-2 victory -- the...
  • A's blow past Astros, 8-2

    HOUSTON The A's have a long history of success against the Houston Astros, and they stretched it out for one more game Monday with Jeff Samardzija throwing seven shutout innings before holding on for a Josh Donaldson-fueled 8-2 win over Houston....
  • Grassroots group announces it has registered 25,000 new voters

    Grassroots group announces it has registered 25,000 new voters
    A coalition of community organizations fighting for a higher minimum wage and better schools said Tuesday it registered more than 25,000 new voters, mostly in African-American and Latino communities. Although the group says the effort is focused on...
  • Game roundup: Angels move into first with win over Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: Adds Orioles-White Sox; more to come Game roundup: Angels move into first with win over Red Sox BOSTON -- C.J. Wilson and four relievers combined on a nine-hitter and the Los Angeles Angels took over sole...
  • A's push back Hammel's next start

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange A's push back Hammel's next start OAKLAND, Calif. -- Struggling right-hander Jason Hammel's turn in the rotation will be skipped Friday when the A's open a three-game series against the Los Angeles...
  • Game sails away from Angels

    KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Joe Smith sailed a two-out pitch to the backstop, allowing Coco Crisp to score the winning run from third in the eighth inning. Crisp had greeted Smith with a single to center and worked his way to third on a pair of...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 8/22 log (updated Thursday PM)

    5 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters second round.--Golf 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Spa, Belgium).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters second round.--Golf 11 a.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 11 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint...