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  • Man who stole settlement money from relatives gets 7 1/2; years

    Man who stole settlement money from relatives gets 7 1/2; years
    Rahshone Burnett was supposed to use the millions of dollars won by his young nieces and nephews in a wrongful-death lawsuit to ensure that they thrived after the tragedy of losing their mother and brother in a 2001 fire. Instead, prosecutors say,...
  • No injuries in downtown high-rise fire

    No injuries in downtown high-rise fire
    No one was injured in a small fire at a Chicago Housing Authority senior living building on the Near North Side this evening, authorities said. Firefighters were called to the building, 116 W. Elm St., about 8:30 p.m., and were able to put out the...
  • Glendale officials: Affordable housing options slim

    The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Should CHA require drug tests for residents?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a......
  • $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge: Results

     
    First, a quick reminder about whom our judges are: Kelsey Mays, consumer affairs editor at Cars.com Jennifer Newman, assistant managing editor at Cars.com Kristin Varela, senior family editor at Cars.com Fred Meier, automotive editor at USA Today Brian...
  • 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...
  • Broward commissioner got failing grades as landlord, records show

    Broward commissioner got failing grades as landlord, records show
    Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness owns a second house that has run afoul of housing codes, cost taxpayers money and irked neighbors for its condition. Shortly after moving in, a woman renting the home in 2009 with federal assistance complained...
  • Some fancy neighborhoods open gates to Section 8

    Here's an odd side effect of South Florida's foreclosure crisis: Some immense homes with pools and three-car garages in gated communities are being rented out to unlikely tenants — poor people paying with Section 8 aid. Among the properties are...
  • 2 injured in CHA senior building fire

    Two women were injured, one seriously, during a small fire at a Chicago Housing Authority senior citizen high-rise building this morning, a fire official said. The fire at the Lincoln Perry Apartments, 3245 S. Prairie Ave., began about 10:30 a.m. and...
  • Neighborhood population drain

    Neighborhood population drain
    Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots. But vast swaths of the city didn't...