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  • 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...
  • Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed

    Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed
    Robert Donahue was told it could take up to a month to fix the damaged utility boxes near his home in Orland Park. It took just a few days. Donahue, featured in the June 3 column, originally contacted "What's Your Problem?" asking for help fixing...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Roseland logs 2 homicides in 2 days

    Roseland has logged two gunshot homicides in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the 11100 block of South Lowe Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 15-year-old boy was...
  • Authorities ID 2 men killed in overnight shootings

    Authorities ID 2 men killed in overnight shootings
    Authorities have identified two men killed in overnight shootings in the River West and Englewood neighborhoods. One of the men, 33, crashed his SUV on Chicago Avenue near the Kennedy Expressway after getting shot in the River West neighborhood. The...
  • Village with a vision

    Village with a vision
    When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
  • La Brea for the lads: Gant, Bonobos join the menswear mix

    La Brea for the lads: Gant, Bonobos join the menswear mix
    The 100 block of South La Brea Avenue is adding to its male-focused merchandise mix thanks to the recent opening of Gant's second Southland store -- with a Bonobos shop set to bow right next door.  Back in 2012 we dubbed that stretch of retail real...
  • 1 killed, 10 injured in city shootings

    1 killed, 10 injured in city shootings
    One man has been killed in the Humboldt Park neighborhood and 10 other people injured in attacks on the South and West sides since midmorning Saturday, authorities said. Ronnie Amos, 42, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 9:26 a.m. following...
  • CTA proposes speed measures on busy bus route

    CTA proposes speed measures on busy bus route
    Ever been on a bus and thought that you could walk faster because the bus appeared to stop every few feet to pick up riders? The CTA may be tackling this problem of too many stops on one of its most popular east-west routes. The CTA is proposing...
  • Man killed in Austin among 8 shot across Chicago

    Man killed in Austin among 8 shot across Chicago
    One man was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood overnight, among at least eight people shot across Chicago Thursday, police said. The Austin shooting occurred around around 8:55 p.m. in the 5700 block of West...