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  • 5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks

    5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks
    The University of Chicago's proposal to locate the Obama presidential library in or adjacent to Jackson or Washington parks on the South Side is an opportunity to improve and revitalize these historic parks and their surrounding communities and...
  • South Side man charged in fatal beating of 1-year-old boy

    South Side man charged in fatal beating of 1-year-old boy
    A man is being accused of beating a 1-year-old boy last week, causing injuries that led to the boy's death Friday, authorities said. Dantis Porter, 28, was charged with one count of aggravated battery to a child after allegedly beating the child on...
  • Boy, 15, in serious condition after South Side shooting

    Boy, 15, in serious condition after South Side shooting
    A 15-year-old boy was in serious condition after being shot inside a convenience store in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side on Saturday evening, police said. The teen was at the store in the 600 block of East 75th Street with several other...
  • Obama's legacy in Chicago

    Obama's legacy in Chicago
    The unfolding saga of site selection for Barack Obama's presidential library has become more than a frustration. This new institution should be a monument to historical moments and an addition to this city's already remarkable attractions. Look beyond...
  • How do you help a baby learn? Word by word, a Chicago project says

    CHICAGO On the third-floor hospital maternity ward at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Bionka Burkhalter had just given birth to her first child, a 7-pound, 4-ounce boy named Josiah. There was a knock on the door, and two women asked to give a...
  • George Lucas: Museum could land in LA if Chicago falls through

    George Lucas: Museum could land in LA if Chicago falls through
    George Lucas said Friday that complications in his plan to build the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on the Chicago lakefront may put Los Angeles back in the running. Last summer, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made a vigorous push to get the “Star...
  • Biggest apple: Scoping out the Obama Library competition

    Biggest apple: Scoping out the Obama Library competition
    President Barack Obama is most commonly identified with Chicago, but the city is facing tight competition to host his library and museum. Dahleen Glanton and I traveled to New York to report on Columbia University's bid–possibly Chicago's main...
  • Tribune/WGN-9 Athlete of the Month: Lake Forest's Evan Boudreaux

    Tribune/WGN-9 Athlete of the Month: Lake Forest's Evan Boudreaux
    It might seem strange to laud Evan Boudreaux for his toughness. The 6-foot-7, 225-pound Lake Forest senior is averaging 25.3 points and 12.3 rebounds per game for the No. 6-ranked Scouts, who improved to 16-0 after Boudreaux scored 38 points in an 82-78...
  • Land grab

    The sneaky and underhanded way the University of Chicago tried to promise land for the Obama Presidential Library it didn't even own is so very Chicago. It reminds one of a similar land grab of a certain airfield...
  • 1 dead, 6 wounded in Chicago shootings

    1 dead, 6 wounded in Chicago shootings
    A man was killed and at least six other people have been wounded in shootings in Chicago since late Wednesday morning, according to police. A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in the 8100 block of South Artesian Avenue in the Wrightwood neighborhood...
  • Has America turned into a spoof of itself?

    Has America turned into a spoof of itself?
    Did postmodernism kill literary satire? I've been wondering about this in the wake of the terror attacks on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, known for its caricatures of the prophet Muhammad; one appears on the cover of the current issue,...