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  • 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...
  • College Match: Helping low-income students achieve more than they might imagine

    NEW YORK In spite of being among the top students in his school, Joseph Nelzy was quick to give up on being admitted to one of the nation's best colleges after he got a rejection letter from Brandeis University, near Boston. "I had no hope after that,"...
  • Public is appropriately concerned about national debt

    Tribune columnist Steve Chapman attacks the cluelessness of Americans on national debt and points out that the U.S. deficit has been falling the past five years. But a falling deficit still means national debt is heading in the wrong direction, albeit...
  • Chicago is your friendly Big Brother

    Chicago is your friendly Big Brother
    This summer, data scientists and architects in Chicago are working on a new form of civic infrastructure: highly visible, aesthetically pleasing, one-foot-square boxes mounted on light poles that track environmental conditions around them. If this is...
  • White House adviser won't say if Chicago has lock on Obama library

    White House adviser won't say if Chicago has lock on Obama library
    WASHINGTON — White House adviser Valerie Jarrett,  asked Friday whether Chicago had a lock on becoming the home of the future Obama presidential library, emphasized that the just-received bids for the project would be carefully examined, including...
  • People on the move

    Madeline Jones Andrew Hertz Heather Kuhl Samantha A. Grabois-Flax Steven Stolman Mariana Morris Business development Bob Swindell was elected chairman of the Florida Economic Development Council Conference, Florida's primary resource for...
  • Islet transplant helps control diabetes after pancreas removal

    PITTSBURGH Extreme, persistent pain can lead a person to make dramatic decisions, including getting rid of the painful body part. That's what Vincent Nasser, 28, of Squirrel Hill decided to do last summer. Entering his senior year at Penn State...
  • New sensors will scoop up 'big data' on Chicago

    New sensors will scoop up 'big data' on Chicago
    The curled metal fixtures set to go up on a handful of Michigan Avenue light poles later this summer may look like delicate pieces of sculpture, but researchers say they'll provide a big step forward in the way Chicago understands itself by observing...
  • Police: Teen's foot injured by self-inflicted gunshot

    Police: Teen's foot injured by self-inflicted gunshot
    A 15-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the foot this morning in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. The boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 7600 block of South Coles Avenue when a gun he was holding discharged about 12:15 a.m., Police...
  • Donald M. Jensen, president, American Liver Foundation-Great Lakes

    Donald M. Jensen, president, American Liver Foundation-Great Lakes
    Dr. Donald M. Jensen, a professor of medicine and director of the Center for Liver Diseases at the University of Chicago Medical Center, has been named the president of the American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division. He received both his bachelor's...