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The Rahmfather probably won't be riding a Stingray bike with a banana seat, pulling back on his chrome ape hangers, popping wheelies down Dearborn Street on Friday with Cubs baseball cards in his spokes as all the little bike people of Chicago scream...
Embattled red-light camera vendor Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. fired its executive vice president Wednesday and accused him of misconduct involving the company's scandal-plagued Chicago contract. Reeling from the crippling loss of that contract and the...
Tags: Trials, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Tribune, Laws, Chicago Mayor
Shawn Dyson closed his barbershop and let his 10-year-old daughter skip school Tuesday, hoping they could become part of Baltimore sports history. "When you have moments like this in your life, you've got to experience them," said Dyson, who's 49. "This...
Clout StreetCity Hall is pressing the Chicago Cubs and the owners of nearby rooftop clubs to reach agreement on a sign deal by week’s end, Ald. Thomas Tunney said today. Such a deal between the Cubs and rooftop owners could be a key component in a proposed...
As community members marched in memory of Hadiya Pendleton Friday, officials announced the reward for information in the slaying of the King College Prep sophomore has been increased to $40,000. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and other...
City council members voiced concerns about the amount of municipal subsidies involved in a developer's plan to redevelop the Highland Park Theater, but chose to honor a six-month contract that expires in late February in order to hear a more detailed...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Condos, Music, Entertainment
When Highland Park City Council members agreed in late 2008 to spend $2.1 million buying a financially troubled downtown theater, they didn't know it was riddled with safety hazards and other problems that would cost another $2.6 million to fix. A...
Tribune reportersAfter trimming the number of schools that could be closed to 129, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school administration has entered the latest and what is likely to be the most intense phase so far in trying to determine which schools should be shut. Chicago Public...
In the aftermath of the E2 nightclub disaster that killed 21 people in 2003, the city of Chicago vowed to step up weekend inspections of clubs. Ten years later, city data released to the Tribune, as well as interviews with club owners and others,...
Christopher Rintz awoke one morning and went down the stairs of his Winnetka home to find, he said, a strange, white envelope sitting outside his front door. What he saw inside it shocked and angered him. It contained a threat. Not a physical threat,...
Tags: Politics, Chicago Tribune, Elections
Hidden behind vinyl siding and multiple additions is one of Oakbrook Terrace's historical treasures — a rare 1950s house from Sears Roebuck & Co.'s venture into prefabricated housing. Unless its fans can raise money to save it, though, it soon may...
Chicago Tribune reporterEighty years ago this week in Miami, a "maniac" tried to kill President-elect Franklin Roosevelt. The assassin's bullets missed their intended target but hit Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak and four other bystanders. Cermak was rushed to the hospital in...
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