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  • Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park

    Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man in his 40s approach a Chicago resident on the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 10:50 p.m. Aug. 19, began an argument that resulted in both spitting at each other. The man in his 40s...
  • Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?

    Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?
    Everyone loves a winner, so the success of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is certain to spur more interest in youth baseball in Chicago. Being on national TV for two weeks is about as good as it gets, marketing-wise, and last year's team...
  • TimeLine plots potential move to Andersonville

    TimeLine plots potential move to Andersonville
    TimeLine Theatre is planning a move from its current digs in a Lakeview church to the North Side neighborhood of Andersonville, where the well-respected nonprofit theater will potentially be part of a mixed-use redevelopment project of the former Trumbull...
  • Veto of ride-sharing bill protects innovation

     Veto of ride-sharing bill protects innovation
    When the General Assembly passed two bills imposing statewide regulations on ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft, as well as their drivers, Gov. Pat Quinn was presented with a tough choice between the desire to protect consumers and the desire to...
  • A women's rights victory as California nixes an attack on abortion coverage

    A women's rights victory as California nixes an attack on abortion coverage
    With minimal fanfare, California state officials have nixed an underhanded effort by two Catholic-affiliated universities and their insurers to deprive the universities' employees of insurance coverage for abortions.  The move by the Department of...
  • Roughly $2 million renovation planned for Newport News city jail

    NEWPORT NEWS — The city is planning a roughly $2 million renovation to the first floor of the city jail. The improvements will speed up the booking process and make the jail safer and more comfortable, officials say. The upgrades will mainly...
  • Smartphone app reveals the politics in your shopping cart

    Herbal tea, Clorox wipes and Skippy peanut butter have a little blue in them, while Folgers coffee and Campbell's soup are as red as their labels. Finding out where your favorite brands lie on the political spectrum is now as easy as scanning bar...
  • Diagon Alley adds new magic to Universal Orlando

    ORLANDO, Fla. Rachel diMonda, 20, stood at a medallion in the ground labeled "Meteolojinx" and waved her wand left, then right. Like magic or more like an extremely savvy feat of theme park planning an umbrella extending from the side of the building...
  • Marines need donated gowns for spouses

    The Costa Mesa Military Affairs Team is looking for donations of lightly used prom dresses, ball gowns, cocktail dresses and accessories for spouses of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, the city's adopted battalion. The clothing will be used during the...
  • Japan industry fights 'Minamata' costs as mercury trade ban looms

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government lobbied hard for a global pact that limits mercury use and to name the resulting treaty after Minamata, the site of a homegrown industrial disaster from the 1950s when the toxic metal poured into a river, poisoning...
  • Indiana, Wisconsin grilled over gay marriage bans

    Indiana, Wisconsin grilled over gay marriage bans
    The debate over same-sex marriage jumped off to a quick and heated start at the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago on Tuesday, as officials from Indiana and Wisconsin found themselves on the defensive as they sought to preserve their states'...