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  • 3 girls injured during pepper spray incident at South Side high school

    3 girls injured during pepper spray incident at South Side high school
    Someone inside a high school discharged pepper spray Wednesday afternoon, injuring three female students at the school in the North Kenwood neighborhood, authorities said. The three suffered upset stomachs following the incident at King College Prep...
  • Obama remains high-handed -- and wrong -- about Ukraine

    PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
  • Orland Park urges opposition to school funding reform bill

    Orland Park urges opposition to school funding reform bill
    The Village of Orland Park came out in opposition to a bill proposing to overhaul the state's system for funding education that has already drawn fire from area school districts. The School Funding Reform Act of 2014, also known as Senate Bill 16,...
  • New discovery pushes mammals' lineage further back in time

    New discovery pushes mammals' lineage further back in time
    Small squirrel-size creatures that lived in the treetops of northern China with dinosaurs roaming below left a legacy in their fossils that may challenge textbooks on the origins of the world's first mammals. Indiana University of Pennsylvania...
  • Obama's presidential library belongs on the South Side

    Obama's presidential library belongs on the South Side
    As a child growing up on Chicago's South Side in the 1920s, I often heard from my wise mother that I should pay attention to our neighbor, Dr. Julian Dawson, a black physician who inspired deep respect in our community. "You see, he looks like you,"...
  • Kidney donation appeal goes out to help father of 6, others

     Kidney donation appeal goes out to help father of 6, others
    A Chicago Latino advocacy organization is making a plea on behalf of a father of six who needs a new kidney and as part of a broader appeal for people, particularly Hispanics, to join a living donor program. The League of United Latin American...
  • Medicaid patients denied new hepatitis C cures

     Medicaid patients denied new hepatitis C cures
    Revolutionary new drugs are curing hepatitis C, halting a disease that can corrode the liver to the point of cirrhosis, cancer and death. But state restrictions on who can get the costly drugs are keeping them out of reach for some of the poorest...
  • Groundbreaking for U. of C. medical facility pushed back to spring

    Groundbreaking for U. of C. medical facility pushed back to spring
    University of Chicago Medicine is pushing back plans to break ground on a nearly $67 million outpatient care facility in Orland Park until the spring, university and village officials said. When the project, to be built at 143rd Street and La Grange...
  • 6 killed, at least 12 wounded in weekend violence

    6 killed, at least 12 wounded in weekend violence
    Six people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded across the city since Friday evening, authorities said. Those killed included two teens, ages 15 and 18, police said. The latest fatal shooting happened early Monday morning in the city's...
  • Dr. Edward Wolpert, an early advocate of lithium use, dies at 84

    Dr. Edward Wolpert, an early advocate of lithium use, dies at 84
    Dr. Edward Wolpert, a highly regarded Chicago psychiatrist and former director of clinical services at Michael Reese Hospital, pioneered the use of lithium for treating manic-depressive illness. In addition to supervising clinical services at Reese's...
  • R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'

    R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'
    Culturally, physically, scatologically — it's hard to overstate "The Complete Zap Comix." Let's start with the thing itself: If I threw it at your head, and landed a solid strike, I might end you. It weighs 20 pounds, stands more than a foot...