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  • Kent Police Shoot And Kill Man After Water Tower Stand Off

    Kent Police Shoot And Kill Man After Water Tower Stand Off
    Kent Police shot and killed a man they say was threatening them during a standoff on top of a water tower Wednesday. The 42-year old man was a suspect in a domestic violence assault. Police say the man threatened to kill himself or hurt police then...
  • Part 2: 10 things you might not know about the North Side

    Part 2: 10 things you might not know 
about the North Side
    In the second installment of our six-part series on Chicago and the suburbs, we explore the North Side, site of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, the Steppenwolf Theatre, Wrigley Field and the Water Tower — but no World Series titles ( the Cubs were...
  • Part 6: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's south suburbs

    Part 6: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's south suburbs
    Our six-part series on Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs concludes with a salute to the southland. 1/ Thornton goes way back. An 1840 map of the area shows Chicago, "Napierville" (Naperville), "Juliet" (Joliet) – and Thornton. And the nearby...
  • 'Daley' isn't going anywhere

    'Daley' isn't going anywhere
    Mayor Richard M. Daley may be leaving office next spring, but his name won't be out of sight anytime soon. Like politicians everywhere, Daley was never afraid of putting his name in prominent places. From the Old Water Tower to U.S. Cellular Field, from...
  • Executive education even more essential

    These are difficult times. Despite signs of a tepid economic recovery, we remain mired in the worst labor market in 70 years. Consumer confidence has plunged, home sales are flat-lining and fears of a double-dip recession persist. So of course it's...
  • Dude, where's my bus?

    Dude, where's my bus?
    As if commuting in the summer wasn't annoying enough, thanks to clueless tourists and extra traffic—summer is also detour season. Between neighborhood and city-sponsored festivals and construction projects that shut down streets, buses are being...
  • No imminent plans to raze Roland Park's old water tower, city says

    No imminent plans to raze Roland Park's old water tower, city says
    Baltimore City has no imminent plans to raze the old water tower in Roland Park, despite stated fears by a community group that is trying to protect and renovate the north Baltimore landmark, city officials say. But officials say the city plans to do a...
  • Find out what you should be thinking about when considering a move

    Find out what you should be thinking about when considering a move
    Is the grass too long and the weather too hot to mow? Are you looking out the window at all the new kids, literally, on the block? Maybe it's time to leave your old life behind and begin an exciting new one. Short of moving to Costa Rica, there is a...
  • Protest marks China takeover of Tibet

    More than 100 Tibetan-Americans and supporters made their way through Chicago’s downtown today to memorialize the date in 1959 when Chinese forces occupied the country and forced the Dalai Lama into exile. The marchers started about 11 a.m. near...
  • City Hall considers selling 15 historic landmarks

    City Hall considers selling 15 historic landmarks
    City Hall is considering selling or leasing 15 historic Baltimore landmarks, including the iconic Shot Tower and stately War Memorial building, which officials believe are underused and could bring the city sorely needed cash. The idea has excited...
  • Is Baltimore selling its past?

    Is Baltimore selling its past?
    It is the clearest sign of the direction historic preservation may be going: Even a building called Government House, a 19th-century mansion in Baltimore's Midtown neighborhood, is now in private hands. While some history buffs were horrified to learn...