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  • Dan Ryan victim mourned slain friend weeks earlier: 'Put the guns down'

    Dan Ryan victim mourned slain friend weeks earlier: 'Put the guns down'
    Jasmine Curry was in a reflective mood as she talked to a reporter at the scene of a memorial in honor of her murdered friend Keke.
  • City cop struck fear into South Side

    City cop struck fear into South Side
    The legend of "Two-Gun Pete," the coldblooded cop who shot at least nine men dead on the South Side, began with a gun battle eight decades ago.    Just six months into his rookie year in April 1934, he caught 27-year-old Ben Harold red-handed during...

    Crowds take in 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade

    Crowds take in 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade
    With the city's first day of school still a couple weeks away, the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade rung in the new school year Saturday with the traditional stream of politicians, marching bands, tumblers, dancers and the occasional cartoon character....

    Obama adviser to lead Bud Billiken Parade

    Obama adviser to lead Bud Billiken Parade
    More than a month after the Obama campaign said the president could not lead the Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic, event organizers and the White House said Obama deputy assistant Michael Strautmanis would serve as grand marshal instead. The Obamas and...

    South Shore Drill Team to march in Obama's inauguration parade

    South Shore Drill Team to march in Obama's inauguration parade
    The South Shore Drill Team from Chicago will march in the inaugural parade for President Barack Obama, inauguration officials said Tuesday. The team was among the first 24 groups whose participation in the Jan. 21 parade was announced. More than 2,800...