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  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Nothing devious about 'Devious Maids' writer Tanya Saracho

    Nothing devious about 'Devious Maids' writer Tanya Saracho
    For all the Chicago acting talent that turns up on TV each season, a steady number of local playwrights are landing TV work as well. Particularly women. Laura Jacqmin recently joined the staff of the new ABC series "Lucky 7" (which co-stars fellow...
  • Waukegan man killed in Aldi parking lot in Zion

    Waukegan man killed in Aldi parking lot in Zion
    A man was shot to death in a parking lot in Zion, according to police. Police said they responded about 4:35 p.m. Thursday to a 911 call for shots fired in the Aldi store parking lot in the 2800 block of Sheridan Road. Police found “a single...
  • Story a lens on the past

    Story a lens on the past
    Since I finished the October front page story and short video for the Chicago Tribune about King Daniel Ganaway, the story of the nearly-forgotten Chicago photographer has been read and watched again and again. Ganaway, a brilliant photographer who...
  • Boys basketball | Mike Helfgot's top 50 area players

    Boys basketball | Mike Helfgot's top 50 area players
    Name, School, Ht., Yr., Pos., College Jubril Adekoya, Andrew, 6-6, Sr., F, Valparaiso Cliff Alexander, Curie, 6-9, Jr., C JaVairius Amos-Mays, North Chicago, 6-4, Jr., G/F Ore Arogundade, St. Viator, 6-4, Jr., G Evan Boudreaux, Lake Forest, 6-6,...
  • Prosecutor: Teen father slammed Zion baby's head into metal crib

    Prosecutor: Teen father slammed Zion baby's head into metal crib
    A 17-year-old Zion father slammed his baby's head into a metal crib after he wouldn't stop crying, killing the infant, a prosecutor said. Victor Salinas-Corona was "frustrated" by the baby’s constant cries and the blow killed 5-month-old Ayden...
  • Week 9 schedule: Oct. 15-22

    Week 9 schedule: Oct. 15-22
    Week 9 – Oct. 15-21 All games 7:30 unless noted. TUESDAY, OCT. 16 CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2 Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4 Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
  • Album review: Shoes, 'Ignition'

    Album review: Shoes, 'Ignition'
    3 stars (out of 4) Originally out of Zion, Ill., Jeff and John Murphy and Gary Klebe were at the forefront of the home-recording revolution in the ‘70s, self-releasing albums without benefit of major-label budgets or studios. Their early recordings...
  • 2 tied to false confessions now instruct cops on investigating

    2 tied to false confessions now instruct cops on investigating
    Hoping to prevent bungled police probes and prosecutions like those that have plagued Illinois' legal system, state lawmakers mandated the creation of a class to certify officers as "lead homicide investigators." But one of the teams being paid tax...
  • Public housing going smoke-free

    Public housing going smoke-free
    Betty A. Smith had become accustomed to holding a tissue over her mouth to combat the secondhand smoke that would infiltrate her apartment. After years of raising concerns, the 83-year-old lung cancer survivor and former smoker has literally found...
  • School days shrinking in Illinois

    School days shrinking in Illinois
    America's traditional 180-day school year is more myth than reality in Illinois, as a jumble of state laws, rules and waivers allow districts to chip away instruction time, shorten school hours and cut the number of days students come to school. While...
  • Man tied to 2 girls' deaths here pleads not guilty to slaying in Va.

    Man tied to 2 girls' deaths here pleads not guilty to slaying in Va.
    A man reportedly linked by DNA to the vicious slayings of two young girls in a Lake County park pleaded not guilty today to the murder of a 20-year-old Navy petty officer found dead in her barracks room. Former Marine Jorge Torrez, a onetime Zion...