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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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  • Game roundup: Tigers beat Jays on late homers

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: FINAL Game roundup: Tigers beat Jays on late homers TORONTO -- Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez hit back-to-back homers off closer Casey Janssen in the ninth inning to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 come-...
  • Game roundup: Harper hits walk-off HR in 13th to lift Nats

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6; Adds Mariners-White Sox; more to come Game roundup: Harper hits walk-off HR in 13th to lift Nats WASHINGTON -- Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer with no outs in the bottom of the 13th inning against reliever...
  • Hammel finally gets first victory for A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It took him five starts to do it, but right-hander Jason Hammel finally got his first victory Tuesday night for the Oakland A's. Hammel threw 5 2/3 scoreless...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Policía arresta 154 personas en New Haven, Bridgeport

    Policía arresta 154 personas en New Haven, Bridgeport
          EDMUND H. MAHONY El Hartford Courant   Autoridades policiacas acusaron a 154 personas mientras incautaban drogas ilegales y armas en una ofensiva encubierta de crímenes violentos en Bridgeport y New Haven. Varias agencias estatales,...
  • Angels' Mike Trout waffling on home run derby participation

    Angels' Mike Trout waffling on home run derby participation
    Mike Trout is a virtual lock to start his second straight All-Star game. The Angels center fielder had garnered more than 4 million votes in Monday’s final balloting update, ranking second among American League outfielders behind Toronto’s...
  • Former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija sells Lakeview condo for $600K

    Former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija sells Lakeview condo for $600K
    Recently traded Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija on Friday sold his three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot condominium unit in the Southport Corridor area of west Lakeview for $600,000. A Valparaiso native who will earn $5.345 million this year,...