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  • 21-year-old charged with child abduction in Oak Park

    21-year-old charged with child abduction in Oak Park
    The following items were taken from Oak Park police reports: A 21-year-old Glen Ellyn man was charged with child abduction after he grabbed a 15-year-old Oak Park girl on the 400 block of Madison Street at 8:52 p.m. July 29 and tried to pull her into...
  • Farewell for now, as I turn the page

     Farewell for now, as I turn the page
    I distinctly remember a textbook titled "Time to Wonder" that I used in elementary school. When I was a child, the title meant very little because both time and wonder seemed infinite to me. For many of us, though, it's not until we get older and become...
  • Chicago Lawn has 2nd highest homicide toll

    Chicago Lawn last week logged its third homicide of the month and 14th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot July 23 in the 2400 block of West 68th Street, police said....
  • Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes' Kristopher Soto passes advanced sommelier exam

    Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes'  Kristopher Soto passes advanced sommelier exam
    Kristopher Soto of the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes is among 13 wine experts nationwide who have passed the advanced sommelier exam. Three days of intense testing added the 13 new names to the Court of Master Sommeliers. Three women and 10 men...
  • Austin-Irving Book Club

    Austin-Irving Book Club
    Our club: We are the Austin-Irving Book Club. Our meetings: We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor community room of the Austin-Irving branch of the Chicago Public Library. The participants reside primarily in...
  • Dining briefs: Free Slurpees, TMIP shuttered, new Primehouse chef

    Dining briefs: Free Slurpees, TMIP shuttered, new Primehouse chef
    FREE STUFF ALERT: Today is July 11, so 7-Eleven does its annual promotion for people who line up upwards of 15 minutes for a free something that typically costs $1. If that's you, go forth and obtain your free 12 oz. Slurpee between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m....
  • Oak Park police reports: Items, cash taken in armed robbery and more

    Oak Park police reports: Items, cash taken in armed robbery and more
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park Police Department reports. An Oak Park woman and a Forest Park man were robbed by gunpoint by two men ages 20 to 25 on the 200 block of North Euclid Avenue at 11:28 p.m. July 13. The men took the woman's...
  • Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive

    Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive
    While funding woes are the root of the problems recently afflicting two esteemed Chicago musical institutions, the Beethoven Festival and the Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM), there's another way of looking at those problems. The former organization...
  • Foo Fighters record across the country for HBO series

    From the dawn of grunge’s commercial success in the early '90s to playing in a rock super-group alongside Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl has performed with some of rock's most influential figures. It was perhaps only a matter of time,...
  • At least 2 dead, 18 wounded in city shootings

    At least 2 dead, 18 wounded in city shootings
    At least two men have been killed and 18 other people wounded, including two 15-year-old boys,  in shootings in Chicago Friday night into Saturday morning. In the Austin neighborhood about 7:13 p.m. Friday, a 32-year-old man was shot and pronounced dead...
  • Gov. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election....