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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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  • ANOTHER EX-IRONPIG FINDS A JOB. ...

     
    It took a while, but another ex-IronPig has found a job. Kyle Hudson, who hit .253 in 79 games last year after coming over from Tampa Bay in a trade that put popular outfielder Rich Thompson in the major leagues, has signed on with Baltimore, the team...
  • Two-day airmail service

     
    Pilot C.N. "Jimmie" James climbs into plane for first east-bound transcontinental night airmail flight from Vail Field in Montebello....
  • Ticket info for Rolling Stones announced: Get ready for your 19th nervous breakdown

     
    Ticket information has been released for The Rolling Stones’ concert at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center that – at least for now – will close out the North American leg of the band’s 50th anniversary tour. But ticket...
  • Mets claim Anthony Recker off waivers from Cubs

     
    Thanks to my former Dieruff teacher and coach Tommy Young for alerting me to this. Tommy works for the Mets at their spring training facility in Port St. Lucie. He told me the Mets picked up Catasauqua High graduate Anthony Recker on waivers on Wednesday....
  • Toyota Hopes to Squeeze Excitement out of 'SpongeBob' Highlander

     
    Who drives his own crossover under the sea? If you read that question to the tune of a certain Nickelodeon children's show's theme song, the answer is obvious: SpongeBob SquarePants! This past weekend, Toyota unveiled a one-of-a-kind 2014 Highlander...
  • 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...
  • Protesters: Route to new school a 'danger zone'

    Protesters: Route to new school a 'danger zone'
    Beads of sweat dripped down Jitu Brown’s face as he addressed about 150 marchers who had gathered on Sunday afternoon outside Overton Elementary School in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The school at East 49th Street and South Indiana...
  • NU meets Western in NCAA soccer opener

    NU meets Western in NCAA soccer opener
    The Northwestern men’s soccer team has made the NCAA tournament for the seventh time in the last nine seasons. After an up-and-down season, the Wildcats (11-5-4) earned an at-large bid Monday and open NCAA play against Western Illinois (7-8-5)...
  • 9 Arrested in Black Friday Protest at Paramount Walmart

    9 Arrested in Black Friday Protest at Paramount Walmart
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Sheriff's deputies were called in to break up a crowd of as many as 500 protesters outside of a Walmart in Paramount on Friday. Employees had organized a demonstration outside the store as part of a nationwide protest organized by...
  • Lupe Fiasco: 'I'm afraid Chicago is dying'

    Lupe Fiasco: 'I'm afraid Chicago is dying'
    Lupe Fiasco can come across as a teacher, preacher, cutup, conflicted citizen, jazz head, skilled rhyme machine and political radical. His new album, “Food and Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part 1” (1st and 15th/Atlantic), touches...