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Memorial Day

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  • Residents brace for another violent weekend

     Residents brace for another violent weekend
    Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings. Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
  • Coffee Companion (5/27): Orioles win late on Memorial Day

    Coffee Companion (5/27): Orioles win late on Memorial Day
    Today is going to be tough, Baltimore. Really tough. But as we struggle to turn the engine over and begin a new (albeit short) week, let's take solace in the weekend we had both in our lives and in local sports. This is the Coffee Companion, where every...
  • A Muslim's pride in Memorial Day [Letter]

    Muslims throughout America share in the pride that Memorial Day brings. As a Muslim, I feel I would disrespect the memory of my father who fought in World War II and the Korean Conflict, if I did not pay my respects to him in Arlington National Cemetery...
  • Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget

    Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget
    The General Assembly will be back in session today on one of the last days of the spring session, with lawmakers still trying to agree on a state budget. The Senate is set to reconvene at 10 a.m. and the House at 11:30 a.m. House Speaker Michael...
  • Memorial Day in photos

    Memorial Day in photos
    Local communities celebrated Memorial Day Monday with ceremonies and speeches honoring those who served, and those who currently serve, in the U.S. military. Photographer Raul Roa captured some of the moments. A full story on the events will be coming...
  • Opening a restaurant, taking a leap

    Opening a restaurant, taking a leap
    Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
  • 'Mad Men' Q&A with Matthew Weiner: 'Life and Death Are Bigger than Money'

    Matthew Weiner spent most of Memorial Day in his office writing the final finale of "Mad Men," while fans parsed the state of the Sterling Cooper universe after Sunday's midseason finale. He took a few moments away from focusing on next year's last seven...
  • Authorities search for inmate who walked away from camp in Angeles National Forest

    Authorities search for inmate who walked away from camp in Angeles National Forest
    Authorities were searching Monday for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from a conservation camp in the Angeles National Forest. Kevin M. Shann, 40, was last seen about 10:25 p.m. Sunday during a security check of his dorm at the Julius Klein...
  • TV ratings: Fox takes quiet Memorial Day with 'Masterchef,' '24'

    TV ratings: Fox takes quiet Memorial Day with 'Masterchef,' '24'
    Not many people watched TV on Memorial Day, but many who did saw Gordon Ramsay and Jack Bauer.  With the help of the Season 5 premiere of "Masterchef" and another episode of "24: Live Another Day," Fox won the night in ratings in the key young-adults...
  • Kim Kardashian-Kanye West wedding: Bring on pictures, honeymoon

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are finally married -- but of course there are still more details to be had, including the first official pictures from the event and some details of their mini-honeymoon.  The pictures surfaced courtesy of E! Online, the...
  • Orland Park honors veterans at Memorial Day ceremony

    Orland Park honors veterans at Memorial Day ceremony
    Nearly 70 years after he returned from serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, Peter Polmen received a hero's reception at Orland Park's Memorial Day ceremony. The ceremony honored all veterans, but Polmen was one of 15 whose names...