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  • Artist gives $5M to School of the Art Institute

    Artist LeRoy Neiman, known for his colorful and energetic paintings of sports events, and his wife are donating $5 million to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a new student center, the school announced today. Neiman is an alumnus and former...
  • Funnel clouds spotted as storm moves south of city

    Funnel clouds were reported early tonight as a strong storm blew through south of Chicago from Illinois into Indiana. About 6:50 p.m. a tornado warning was issued for southeastern Cook County, northern Lake County in Indiana as well as northwestern...
  • Truck crash snarls traffic at 1-80 in Hammond

    Truck crash snarls traffic at 1-80 in Hammond
    A flatbed semitrailer-tractor truck carrying rolls of aluminum rolled over today while trying to get onto eastbound I-80 at Indianapolis Boulevard in Hammond, Ind. No injuries were reported when the crash happened at about 2:15 p.m., according to the...
  • Scrub-jay survey at preserve east of Eustis too little, too late

    Scrub-jay survey at preserve east of Eustis too little, too late
    Strap yourself in, dear reader. Tidbits of additional information about recent column topics have been trickling this way, and it's time to catch up on them. First, a recent column criticized Lake County for spending about $8,000 to pave a parking lot...
  • Victim of Boystown attack calls fight 'simply senseless'

    Victim of Boystown attack calls fight 'simply senseless'
    Rubin Robinson said he has always managed to avoid trouble inEnglewood, the violence-plagued South Side neighborhood where he’s lived his entire life. The eight staples on the right side of his chest, and the eight more under his elbow, are the...
  • December 6 - 10

    El Debarge - Avant - Steve Greenberg - Dr. Elmo - John Pinette - Voices of Rock Radio Monday, December 6 El Debarge Appearance Information: Tomorrow 7:00 p.m. Harold Washington Cultural Center 4701 S. King Drive Chicago www.amusicexperience.com...
  • Feds: Couple hid taxes, gave out weight-loss drugs illegally

    Feds: Couple hid taxes, gave out weight-loss drugs illegally
    A Tinley Park couple who operated weight-loss clinics faces federal drug and tax evasion charges for allegedly providing prescription weight-loss drugs to patients without performing physicals and not paying some $750,000 in taxes. Rakesh Anand, 55,...
  • Edwin Traisman, 91; helped develop Cheez Whiz

    Edwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91. Traisman, a resident of Monona, Wis.,...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Justin L. Bauer, 24, of Loveland, Colo.; staff sergeant, Army. Bauer was killed Jan. 10 when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle...
  • November 27 - Live Music from Jimmy Sturr

    November 27 - Live Music from Jimmy Sturr
    Polkapalooza featuring Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra To see them again: Friday & Saturday November 27 & 28 Both shows at 2 p.m., Doors open at 1 p.m. Polkapalooza The Venue at Horeshoe Casino 777 Casino Center Drive Hammond, IN (219) 473-6060 Jimmy...
  • Steve & Johnnie

    Steve & Johnnie
    "The Steve and Johnnie Show" is an overnight kaleidoscope of people, places and things ranging from breaking local, national and international news stories, to celebrity interviews, to creative sculpture (with Spam), to in-studio "jams" with visiting rock...
  • Readers show off their ZIP appeal

    Readers show off their ZIP appeal
    After we published "Alternate ZIPs," describing some less-well-known but robust neighborhoods and suburbs (Real Estate, Jan. 20), it was our readers' turn. They offered lively descriptions of their areas—their alternate ZIPs as it were. North,...