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  • Jazz pianist Corky McClerkin and wife killed in auto accident

    Jazz pianist Corky McClerkin and wife killed in auto accident
    Longtime Chicago jazz pianist Corky McClerkin, 73, and his wife, Winnie Mae Cole-McClerkin, 72, died Sunday afternoon near 57th Drive and Hyde Park Boulevard, according to their daughter, Casemmie Cole-Kweli. The couple’s car crashed into a tree...
  • Shout Out: Skokie's Misba Shakir, Loyola student, Al-Watan employee

    Shout Out: Skokie's Misba Shakir, Loyola student, Al-Watan employee
    Misba Shakir, 20, was welcoming everyone into Al-Watan restaurant when she agreed to an interview about her future career goals and love for Skokie. Q: What do you do for a living? A: I work at Al-Watan during my summer vacation. But I'm a college...
  • Chinese parents snapping up Chicago condos for their college kids

     Chinese parents snapping up Chicago condos for their college kids
    Riding in his real estate agent's white Range Rover, Chinese grad student Owen Wang spent a sunny Saturday afternoon zipping from condo to condo in some of Chicago's most desirable neighborhoods. A West Loop high-rise offered eucalyptus wood floors...
  • Winter Wonderland light displays up for grabs

    Winter Wonderland light displays up for grabs
    Vernon Hills is planning to give away or sell the hundreds of displays used in its now-ended annual Winter Wonderland holiday lights show at the Cuneo Mansion. Village officials revealed in December that a housing development will take over part of...
  • Loyola Academy crowns more than 450 at 105th commencement

    Loyola Academy crowns more than 450 at 105th commencement
    Graduates donned no caps nor formal gowns, but many wore white tuxedo coats or crisp white dresses at the Wilmette Loyola Academy graduation May 23. The 105th commencement exercise took place indoors at Loyola University of Chicago Lakeshore Campus'...
  • Man tries to stop Spike Lee from using word 'Chiraq'

    Man tries to stop Spike Lee from using word 'Chiraq'
    A man who has filed several trademarks for the word "Chiraq" in the state of Illinois sent a letter through his attorney to Spike Lee's production company demanding that it not use the word as the title of an upcoming film about violence in Chicago....
  • Eugene Cullen Kennedy, psychologist and author, dies at 86

     Eugene Cullen Kennedy, psychologist and author, dies at 86
    Eugene Cullen Kennedy — psychologist, theologian, novelist and pundit — was a man of many interests, but in all his pursuits, he was a man enthralled with humanity. That fascination brought him closer to the Roman Catholic Church and, for...
  • Charles A. Reese

    Charles A. Reese
    Charles A. Reese, an education lawyer who was a founding partner of Reese & Kane and co-author of the Howard County Code in the early 1970s, died Thursday of a massive stroke at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The longtime Ellicott City...
  • Emanuel names new CPS board members

    Emanuel names new CPS board members
    With his hand-picked school board rocked by a federal investigation into a no-bid contract it gave out and beset by a $1 billion-plus budget deficit, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has selected four new members to replace those whose terms are about to end....
  • Three shot in 2 incidents in Gary during the weekend

    Three shot in 2 incidents in Gary during the weekend
    Three men were wounded in two separate weekend shootings in Gary, police said Monday. Detective James Bond is investigating an argument between relatives that erupted into gunfire about 7:25 p.m. Friday at another relative's home in the 200 block of...
  • Pivot Arts, a fest for those who mix their mediums

    Pivot Arts, a fest for those who mix their mediums
    Pivot Arts Festival enters its third year on Thursday with a 10-day line-up of events spread throughout the Uptown, Edgewater and Rogers Park neighborhoods — puppetry to dance, spoken word to music, improvisation to interactive installations —...