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  • 2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    Two men were killed and at least 12 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Wednesday morning. Most recently, a 30-year-old man was shot to death near a Marathon gas station in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side,...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Saturday, March 21

    SATURDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS at Carver Arena, Peoria CLASS 4A Stevenson 57, Normal 40, championship Bolingbrook 63, Geneva 42, third CLASS 3A St. Joseph 67, Althoff 63, championship Morgan Park 87, Rockford...
  • Poll: Spend more, tax less, legalize pot

    Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care has dropped dramatically. They're likelier than ever to not feel connected to any particular religion, but no less...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Friday, March 19

    FRIDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL STATE SEMIFINALS (at Carver Arena, Peoria) CLASS 4A Normal 38, Geneva 36 Stevenson 63, Bolingbrook 43 CLASS 3A Belleville Althoff 82, Morgan Park 74 St. Joseph 55, Rockford Lutheran 38 BASEBALL Ag....
  • Katrina Adams comes home as tennis' history-making leader

     Katrina Adams comes home as tennis' history-making leader
    WASHINGTON — Katrina Adams knew she was on the wrong side of the fence. This was in the summer of 1975, when Arthur Ashe would become the first black man to win Wimbledon, when Adams was just 6 going on 7, a couple of years too young for the...
  • Murder trial for woman set for November

    Murder trial for woman set for November
    A November jury trial date has been set for a Gary woman charged with murder and neglect in the death of her infant son. Siarra Morgan, 20, who has pleaded not guilty to charges filed in the death of Syrus Morgan, her 5-month-old son, has a trial...
  • How the General Social Survey is conducted

    Since 1972, the General Social Survey has tracked American demographics and opinions on a wide variety of issues. The survey is administered by NORC at the University of Chicago, with financing from the National Science Foundation, primarily using in-...
  • Norma Friedemann, Evanston

    Norma Friedemann, Evanston
    Age: 84 Writing letters since: The early 2000s, mainly for the Chicago Tribune. Writes about a variety of issues in Illinois from gun control to health care costs. Her biggest concern is climate change, saying, "It upsets me that people don't realize...
  • How newest class of drugs could save billions of dollars

    How newest class of drugs could save billions of dollars
    Clad in white lab coats, blue gloves and safety goggles, scientists are buzzing around a lab at Hospira in Lake Forest. One lifts a clear vial to eye level as he uses a syringe to fill it with a clear solution. A colleague across the room nudges aside a...
  • Bankruptcy of debt-heavy Caesars division complex, lengthy

    No one said it was going to be easy, and the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment's debt-heavy operations arm has been anything but as it appears to be growing even more complex and lengthier than expected. With some $18 billion in debt and tens of...
  • Local Scoreboard

    THURSDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BASEBALL Bloom 3, Beecher 2 Chicago Christian 7, Rich Central 3 (6 innings) Marist 11, Lincoln-Way Central 2 Nazareth 9, Stagg 6 (5 innings) Shepard 5, Illiana Christian 0 (6 innings) Thornwood 4, Reavis 3 Tinley...