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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • 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...
  • How did Islam come to this?

    "Islam is a religion of love. My brother was killed by terrorists, by false Muslims." These were the words of Malek Merabet, the brother of the policeman who was shot in the Charlie Hebdo attack. He is right. But his point raises another question that...
  • Irwin Steinberg, music company executive, dies at 94

     Irwin Steinberg, music company executive, dies at 94
    Irwin Steinberg started in finance at Chicago-based Mercury Records, rose to become president and, after Mercury became part of newly formed PolyGram in the1970s, became president of that company. "He was not caught up in the show business side of the...
  • Study: U. of C. Medical Center best equipped to handle adult trauma cases

    Study: U. of C. Medical Center best equipped to handle adult trauma cases
    Of five Chicago hospitals on the South Side, the University of Chicago Medical Center is currently the best equipped to handle adult trauma patients who need emergency care, according to a recently released study. But while officials with the University...
  • 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...