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  • Judge orders release of suburban officer charged in death of man, 95

    Judge orders release of suburban officer charged in death of man, 95
    Carrying a shield, an unholstered Taser, a shotgun loaded with beanbag rounds and a drawn handgun, five Park Forest police officers entered the assisted-living apartment where a 95-year-old World War II veteran had holed up alone with a knife after...
  • Chicago Cultural Center, free concerts and events

    Chicago Cultural Center, free concerts and events
    Libraries represent perhaps the best crossroads of our public and private selves available in the civic landscape. They are where we quietly seek out other peoples' stories while surrounded by fellow citizens on their own quests for literary treasure...
  • Joe Gump, 1927-2014

     Joe Gump, 1927-2014
    It was while sitting in a Missouri federal courtroom watching his peace activist wife refusing to pay $424.47 in restitution to reduce an 11-year sentence for damaging a nuclear missile silo that Joe Gump decided that he, too, would take what he liked...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • IIT architecture student dies while biking in Ky.

    Police in Kentucky are trying to piece together why a Chicago architecture student struck and killed by a car was riding a bicycle in darkness on an unlit rural highway between Lexington and Frankfort. Yishi Wei, 27, a graduate student at the Illinois...
  • Metra 'Quiet Car' program begins quietly

    Metra 'Quiet Car' program begins quietly
    Metra launched its "Quiet Car" operation today, introducing a program that it hopes will make for a less noisy commute for some riders. And the reaction appeared to be quiet, at least based on what some commuters said during Monday morning's rush hour....
  • Gene R. Summers dies at 83; architect renovated L.A. Biltmore

    Gene R. Summers dies at 83; architect renovated L.A. Biltmore
    Gene R. Summers, an architect and developer who undertook the first major renovation of the historic Biltmore Hotel, reviving interest in downtown Los Angeles and helping to spark its revitalization, has died. He was 83. Summers, who retired to the...
  • Newport woman writes book on secrets to scholastic success

    NEWPORT BEACH — All last summer, Cynthia Muchnick worked on the book of her dreams late into the night after her four children went to bed. Nearly a year later, "The Everything Guide to Study Skills" is out. Her 13-year-old son Justin has been...
  • 4 juveniles charged with mugging lakefront bicyclist

    4 juveniles charged with mugging lakefront bicyclist
    Charges have been brought against four juveniles who police say mugged an IIT grad student Wednesday night near the 31st Street Beach as he rode his bicycle home from school on the lakefront path. Dave Coxhead, 37, said he was riding home to Hyde Park...
  • Students who 'want to have a future' take first steps

    Students who 'want to have a future' take first steps
    Two years ago, Leonardo Ocampo’s life almost ended at 15 when someone shot him in the back. He had been flirting with gangs in his Little Village neighborhood and hanging out on street corners. One day, a bullet struck him from behind, exiting...
  • A list of jurors chosen for the Hudson family murder trial

    Fourteen jurors were picked Monday for the William Balfour trial. The judge has kept their identities secret until after their verdict. In all, 18 jurors – including six alternates -- will be selected. Here is what was learned about the seven men...