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  • Cardinal George admitted to hospital for tests, and his blog relaunches

    Cardinal George admitted to hospital for tests, and his blog relaunches
    Cardinal Francis George has been admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago for a battery of tests since doctors stopped treating his cancer more than a month ago. George, who retired as archbishop in November, was admitted Sunday and...
  • New Lenox fundraiser supports fight against brain tumors

    New Lenox fundraiser supports fight against brain tumors
    An Irish-themed fundraiser to support the fight against brain tumors is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Charleston's Bar & Grill, 2101 Calistoga Drive, New Lenox. The 8th Annual Irish Fest & Soda Bread Contest supports the pediatric brain and spinal cord...
  • Two Englewood cops help save grandfather with CPR

    Two Englewood cops help save grandfather with CPR
    Officers Pedro Diaz and George Romero don't usually work as partners on their afternoon shifts in the Englewood police district, but on Monday the two were teamed up. After dealing with a disturbance at a nail salon, they received a call about 4:45 p.m....
  • MAR 3 | Printers Row: David Axelrod

    MAR 3 | Printers Row: David Axelrod
    Political strategist David Axelrod will join Tribune Editorial Board member and author Clarence Page in discussion about Axelrod's new book, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.” From New York to Chicago to the White House, “Believer&...
  • Police: Officers save man's life in West Englewood

    Police: Officers save man's life in West Englewood
    Two Chicago police officers saved the life of a 67-year-old man in the West Englewood neighborhood Monday afternoon, police said. Around 4:45 p.m., the officers, who work afternoons covering the Englewood police district, responded to an emergency...
  • Charlie Hebdo writer vows to work on despite death threats

     Charlie Hebdo writer vows to work on despite death threats
    Zineb El Rhazoui was vacationing in her native Morocco on Jan. 7 when two gunmen allied with an Islamist militant group burst into her Paris workplace, the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and killed 12 people while injuring others. The...
  • Salmon for dinner? Can't go wrong with pinot noir

     Salmon for dinner? Can't go wrong with pinot noir
    We may take our cue for pairing wine with this dish from the folk who live in the Pacific Northwest, from Oregon on up through British Columbia and into Alaska. They know salmon. What's often in glass with salmon preparations is pinot noir, sometimes...
  • Lawyers wary of claim about Chicago police 'black site,' say abuse citywide

     Lawyers wary of claim about Chicago police 'black site,' say abuse citywide
    Allegations that the Chicago Police Department abuses the rights of people that police detain for questioning have been a central element of the notorious police misconduct issues in this city for decades. From the torture carried out by former Cmdr....
  • Protesters target Homan Square police facility

    Protesters target Homan Square police facility
    Activists gathered Saturday to demand the closing of a Chicago Police Department facility after allegations surfaced that officers abused the rights of people detained for questioning. Several people gathered said they learned about the allegations in...
  • $1 million offered for ideas on stopping Chicago violence

    The University of Chicago Crime Lab has teamed up with the MacArthur Foundation and Get In Chicago to offer up to $1 million each for the best ideas to curtail youth violence. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/1EzPIvw ) organizers behind the...
  • AACM recordings: Bold ideas in sound

    AACM recordings: Bold ideas in sound
    During the past 50 years, members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) have released a mountain of recordings. The following are some of the best. Additional sound clips are available at aacmchicago.org. "The Art Ensemble:...