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  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Philharmonic: The Highland Park-based Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio performs Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand and Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain." Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" and "La Mer" serve as program...
  • From Chick and Herbie to Ellis and Delfeayo, a huge weekend

    From Chick and Herbie to Ellis and Delfeayo, a huge weekend
    This will be an extraordinary weekend in jazz, even by Chicago standards. Among the highlights: Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock: Two of the foremost pianists in jazz – each an innovator on several counts – play a rare duo show in...
  • Chicago doctors praise Jolie's decision to undergo more preventive surgery

    Angelina Jolie Pitt's announcement Tuesday that she had more preventive surgery to reduce her risk of developing cancer was applauded by Chicago area physicians and advocates. Writing in the New York Times, the 39-year-old actress revealed that she...
  • Spike in 'contact cards' from street stops raises legal, strategic concerns

    Spike in 'contact cards' from street stops raises legal, strategic concerns
    Under pressure from police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to reduce violence, Chicago police are increasingly writing up "contact cards" -- the form they fill out when making street stops -- raising concerns of civil libertarians that the number of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Frederick Pipin, steel door exec who raced cars, dies at 77

    Frederick L. Pipin lived fast, whether he was racing cars, racing sailboats or racing a competitor for orders for his steel door business. "Fred was a very focused, intense individual," said Robert Wedgeworth, who met Mr. Pipin in college. "He was...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...