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  • Spahlinger festival the best-kept musical secret in town

    Spahlinger festival the best-kept musical secret in town
    What if they gave a new-music party and hardly anybody showed up? I came away with that feeling Saturday night at the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts, where Ensemble Dal Niente and guest artists took part in the penultimate event of an...
  • USOC could make amends for past insensitivity by helping Vanuatu

    USOC could make amends for past insensitivity by helping Vanuatu
    The United States Olympic Committee has the opportunity to make a humanitarian gesture that also could stand as the formal apology that never was given for its athletes’ insultingly boorish behavior 27 years ago. All it would take is stepping up...
  • What's holding up Obama library decision?

    What's holding up Obama library decision?
    Chicago wants Barack Obama's presidential library, and the president apparently wants it in Chicago. In a brief conversation at the Gridiron Club dinner in Washington on Saturday, we asked the president where the library would go. "I hope it goes to...
  • 3 teenagers, 2 men hurt in separate shootings

    3 teenagers, 2 men hurt in separate shootings
    At least five people, including three teenagers, were wounded in separate shootings Monday evening on the South and West sides, police said.  In the latest shooting, a 42-year-old man was seriously hurt during an attempted armed robbery around 11:15 p....
  • Couples cut a rug to raise funds for vets at Winthrop Harbor VFW

    Couples cut a rug to raise funds for vets at Winthrop Harbor VFW
    Having topped the charts some 65 years before Alex Dwyer and Emily Longman were born, Glen Miller's "In the Mood" would have been danced to by their grandparents, or maybe even their great-grandparents. But the two Concordia University Chicago...
  • New Trier girls soccer team prepares for everyone's best shot

    New Trier girls soccer team prepares for everyone's best shot
    Girls soccer teams across Illinois began practicing on March 2, and one of the first orders of business that day for defending Class 3A state champion New Trier was a yo-yo beep test. The recorded beeps began slowly, dictating the pace at which...
  • Emanuel, Garcia to meet in first one-on-one debate

    Emanuel, Garcia to meet in first one-on-one debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Monday evening for the first of three scheduled head-to-head debates before the April 7 runoff election. The hourlong debate will be televised live at 6 p.m. on WMAQ-Ch. 5 and in Spanish on...
  • Boy, 14, among the wounded in 4 city shootings

    Boy, 14, among the wounded in 4 city shootings
    Four people — a 14-year-old boy, a woman and two 18-year-old men — were wounded Friday afternoon in separate shootings on the city's South, Far South and West sides, police said. The latest shooting happened about 6:50 p.m. in the 6100 block...
  • Veterans will be boogieing in bow ties at Winthrop Harbor VFW

    Veterans will be boogieing in bow ties at Winthrop Harbor VFW
    Army veteran Charles Partin said he hasn't yet decided if he'll hit the dance floor Saturday during the first Boogie, Bow ties and Burgers event at the Winthrop Harbor VFW. Partin said he's more excited to meet other veterans at the gathering...
  • Police: Man accused in stabbing of roommate in East Hyde Park

    Police: Man accused in stabbing of roommate in East Hyde Park
    Police are asking for the public's help finding a man who is accused of stabbing his roommate several times early Friday at their East Hyde Park apartment. About 3 a.m., Ross Jacobs, 27, attacked and stabbed his roommate multiple times at their ...
  • Richard Taylor FrenchSeptember 25, 1920 - March 6, 2015

    Richard Taylor French<br/>September 25, 1920 - March 6, 2015
    Passed away peacefully at home on March 6, 2015 surrounded by family. He was 94. Born September 25, 1920 in San Francisco, Richard’s family moved to Auburn, CA so his father could mine for gold. Graduating from Auburn High during the Depression,...