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  • Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive

    Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive
    While funding woes are the root of the problems recently afflicting two esteemed Chicago musical institutions, the Beethoven Festival and the Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM), there's another way of looking at those problems. The former organization...
  • Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation

     Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation
    As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety. "I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
  • Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded

    Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded
    At least 30 people were shot over about 13 hours starting 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and continuing into early Monday morning. Four of the 30 people shot died and several more remain in critical condition. The shootings Sunday into Monday brings the...
  • Victim's cousin has message for the city: 'Be safe, be careful'

    Victim's cousin has message for the city: 'Be safe, be careful'
    Krystal Scott is just 16 and already wise to the streets of her Morgan Park neighborhood. "When I'm walking home, I don't know what I'm walking into," Scott said Tuesday. But Scott thought she was safe as she sat outside her home in the 10900 block of...
  • Liberal Hobby Lobby fury based on bad analysis

    Liberals should spend less time lauding the dissents in last week's Hobby Lobby decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and more time reading them. If they did, they'd notice that some of their main arguments find little support even from liberal justices....
  • East Chatham shooting leaves woman wounded

    East Chatham shooting leaves woman wounded
    An 18-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the head while inside a van in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon, police said. Police said the shooting happened at 1:20 p.m. in the 900 block of East 83rd Street. The 18-year-old victim was...
  • Pfizer wins dismissal of U.S. investor class action ahead of trial

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc won the dismissal Tuesday of a long-running shareholder class action accusing the company of misleading investors about the safety of its Celebrex and Bextra pain-relieving drugs. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Laura...
  • Diana of the Dunes: Skinny-dipping socialite or environmentalist?

    Diana of the Dunes: Skinny-dipping socialite or environmentalist?
    On a Monday morning in July 1916, Tribune readers woke to find a curious story vying for Page 1 space with the latest news from World War I and a triple homicide in Lake Forest. A woman in her mid-30s named Alice Gray had eschewed civilization to live...
  • World Cup showcases national anthems

     World Cup showcases national anthems
    Chicagoan Roxanne Spruance has heard "The Star-Spangled Banner" countless times before sporting events, but this week, as she stood among thousands of red, white and blue-cloaked fans at Soldier Field to watch the U.S. play Belgium in a World Cup match,...
  • George Morrison, Acting Teacher to Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dies at 92

    George Morrison, an acting teacher and director who trained, worked with, and inspired great actors including Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Klugman, Sandy Dennis, Judy Collins, Susan Dey, Jane Alexander, Jill Clayburgh, Joel Grey, Stanley...
  • 13 shot as holiday weekend begins: 'It's like an everyday normal thing'

    13 shot as holiday weekend begins: 'It's like an everyday normal thing'
    At least 13 people have been shot in Chicago at the start of the long holiday weekend, including a woman killed as she sat on a porch near Garfield Park and a man slain in front of a hair salon on the South Side, police said. Shambreyh R. Barfield, 21,...