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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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  • Game roundup: Tigers edge Yankees in 12

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: Adds A's-Rays, Dodgers-Angels; final update; will stand Game roundup: Tigers edge Yankees in 12 NEW YORK -- Alex Avila had the game-tying single in the seventh and then hit the go-ahead home run with one out...
  • Hammel earns first win with A's, tops Rays

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Hammel earns first win with A's, tops Rays OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jason Hammel took the mound Tuesday night still searching for his first win for Oakland after going 0-4 with a 9.53 ERA in...
  • Beane makes huge trade for Lester, Gomes

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics Oakland general manager Billy Beane pulled a stunner of a trade July 4 when he acquired right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for top shortstop prospect Addison Russell...
  • Recap: Astros 8, Athletics 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Astros 8, Athletics 1 Astros 8, Athletics 1: Robbie Grossman and Jon Singleton each swatted two-run homers and host Houston used a six-run first inning to claim the rubber match of the three-game set. Staked to the big early...
  • A's plan to stick with slumping Hammel

    The Sports Xchange A's plan to stick with slumping Hammel HOUSTON -- Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin gave no reason to believe that a change was imminent regarding Jason Hammel. The right-hander struggled again Wednesday in his fourth start since...
  • MLB roundup: Rockies' Morneau returns from DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Rockies' Morneau returns from DL The Colorado Rockies activated first baseman Justin Morneau and left-hander Boone Logan from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday and called up rookie infielder Cristhian Adames from...
  • Rick Gosselin: Callahan sticks with Cowboys

    OXNARD, Calif. Bill Callahan is a football coach. And coaches coach. Where doesn't matter. It could be Flagstaff, Ariz., Carbondale, Ill., Lincoln, Neb., Philadelphia, Oakland or Dallas. Callahan has coached there and more. You are given players, and...
  • A's use six-run ninth to rally past Astros, 7-4

    HOUSTON The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race. At just about the same moment that the Baltimore Orioles stung the second-in-the-west Angels with a 12-inning, 7-6 win, Brandon Moss beat...
  • Hammel gets roughed up again as Astros rout A's, 8-1

    HOUSTON The official word isn't in, but Jason Hammel may have just pitched himself out of the Oakland starting rotation with an 8-1 loss to the Astros Wednesday. Hammel was one out away from getting out of the first inning having allowed just one run. By...
  • Arts and humanities honorees

    Arts and humanities honorees
    2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS •Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt. •Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y. •Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago •Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
  • Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis

     Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
    It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as...
  • Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety

    Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety
    Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis. Imagine living in a place where homicides have been reduced by more than half in the past two decades, where...