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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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  • Occupy calls for 'a day without the 99 percent'

    Occupy calls for 'a day without the 99 percent'
    The Occupy movement is organizing a nationwide protest on Tuesday, asking Americans not to attend work or school on a day that's already a progressive holiday overseas. In what Occupy organizers are calling "a day without the 99%," protesters are...
  • 1 killed, 8 hurt in separate shootings

    1 killed, 8 hurt in separate shootings
    A 35-year-old man was fatally wounded and at least eight others were injured in separate overnight shootings across the city. The shootings, which occurred between late Sunday and this morning, continued a streak of shootings that occurred during the...
  • R&B romantic R. Kelly to play Norfolk Dec. 9

    R&B romantic R. Kelly to play Norfolk Dec. 9
    Listen up, ladies! R. Kelly, a giant of modern bedroom R&B, wants to share his lascivious charms with the female population of Hampton Roads. Promoters announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning singer will perform Dec. 9 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk....
  • Policing strategist named to head nationwide search for next South Bend chief

    Policing strategist named to head nationwide search  for next South Bend chief
    SOUTH BEND — A dollar certainly doesn’t go as far as it used to. But Mayor Pete Buttigieg is hoping a single dollar will go a long way in naming the next police chief. The mayor announced at a news conference Tuesday that Robert Wasserman,...
  • South Bend to launch national search for new police chief

    South Bend to launch national search for new police chief
    A police department battered by controversy is trying something different in its search for a new chief.  For the first time, an outside firm will handle a nationwide search. Tuesday’s announcement came nearly five months after former chief...
  • The search for a police chief

    Few would envy Robert Wasserman his current task. Wasserman, chairman of Strategic Policy Partnership, has been chosen by South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to conduct the search for the city's next police chief. Under the best of circumstances, Wasserman'...
  • Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'

     Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'
    Telegraph Avenue A Novel Michael Chabon Harper: 480 pp, $27.99 "Telegraph Avenue" is so exuberant, it's as if Michael Chabon has pulled joy from the air and squeezed it into the shape of words. A vibrant affection for a place, time and culture —...
  • Police: Boy, 14, questioned in South Side slaying

    Police: Boy, 14, questioned in South Side slaying
    A 14-year-old boy is being interviewed tonight in connection with the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's home in the Oakland neighborhood on Chicago's South Side earlier this week, police said.   No...
  • 14-year-old boy charged in Oakland neighborhood slaying

    14-year-old boy charged in Oakland neighborhood slaying
    A 14-year-old boy has been charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's South Side home earlier this week, police said. Charges were brought about 6:15 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News...
  • Bruce Springsteen to play Charlottesville Oct. 23

    Bruce Springsteen to play Charlottesville Oct. 23
    As yet, nobody's succeeded in bring Bruce Springsteen back to Hampton Coliseum. (It's been a few decades since he last rocked there.) On the positive side, Springsteen will return to Charlottesville on Oct. 23, promoters have announced. Tickets go on...
  • Prolonging the Magic: Cake's John McCrea talks success, songwriting and irony

    Prolonging the Magic: Cake's John McCrea talks success, songwriting and irony
    Cake is Generation X’s Cheap Trick. Everyone likes them, finds their music to be funny, ironic, danceable and perhaps not very deep, and few profess to be fanatical. They float above generic boundaries; if you’re narrow-minded, you can...
  • Woman killed in South Side fire identified

    Woman killed in South Side fire identified
    A woman died and three other people were displaced following a house fire in the Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Vershonda Marshall, 41, of the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue, was pronounced dead on the...