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  • Humboldt Park logs 2 homicides in 4 days

    Humboldt Park has logged two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Wednesday, a man was fatally shot in the 3300 block of West Division Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 42-year-old man was shot to...
  • Residents brace for another violent weekend

     Residents brace for another violent weekend
    Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings. Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
  • 1 dead, at least 20 wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago

    1 dead, at least 20 wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago
    Chicago was hit with a burst of gun violence on the Fourth of July, with at least 21 people shot, one of them fatally, during an 11-hour stretch from Friday evening into Saturday morning, according to police. That brought to 36 the number of people who...
  • Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival

    Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival
    When local comedian Katie McVay discovered in December that the Just For Laughs Festival was not returning to Chicago this year, she tweeted the news and posted it on Facebook with a plea for someone to put together an event to make up for the loss....
  • 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....
  • Elgin marketing campaign tied to fair housing settlement

    Elgin marketing campaign tied to fair housing settlement
    A new $100,000 marketing campaign promoting Elgin's housing market has unlikely roots in a fair housing settlement between Wells Fargo Bank and a Chicago-area group tied to the National Fair Housing Alliance. A year ago, the alliance and 13 of its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis

    Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis
    On a June morning last year, Alex Alvarez left his home in the lush Salvadoran region of Morazan to make the now-familiar journey of tens of thousands of other young immigrants from Central America. There was no father or mother to send him off with a...
  • Harold Gerstein, dentist, 1922-2014

    Harold Gerstein, dentist, 1922-2014
    Dr. Harold Gerstein created programs at Northwestern University Dental School and Marquette University School of Dentistry, and he invented several instruments used in the practice of endodontics. He never applied for patents for those devices, his...