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Bridgeport (Chicago, Illinois)

A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago
A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago « Show less

Top Bridgeport (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

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  • Thoughts on the 'NATO 3' case

     
    They've not shared a bit of information with us....Thomas Anthony Durkin, attorney for Jared Chase, one of the "NATO 3," referring to the dearth of information from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office about the charges against the men. It......
  • Injuries, arrests in clashes between protesters and police

    Injuries, arrests in clashes between protesters and police
    A standoff between police and anti-war demonstrators near the NATO summit at McCormick Place left several protesters bloodied and led to dozens of arrests, as delegates gathered for the first of two days of meetings. The confrontation, which flared up...
  • Lawyers for NATO protesters allege improper arrests

    Lawyers for NATO protesters allege improper arrests
    Officers wearing Chicago Police uniforms raided an apartment in Bridgeport late Wednesday and detained at least eight activists without justification, lawyers working on behalf of NATO protesters alleged today. Police refused to provide any details about...
  • Peaceful start to NATO protests

    Peaceful start to NATO protests
    Despite much hand-wringing for city officials, the first rally of the NATO weekend -- and two impromptu marches it inspired -- went off without any major incidents Friday. The two groups of protesters that had been marching through the Loop converged...
  • Arrests a breakthrough in global battle against secretive 'hacktivist' movement

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012. The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
  • Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?

    Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?
    It would be a blow to the city of Bridgeport's school system and its 21,000 students if Paul Vallas is not permitted to stay on as superintendent. Someone of Mr. Vallas' experience and gravitas is just what the doctor ordered for the city's ailing...
  • Bridgeport Had Better Find Another Paul Vallas

    Renowned school reformer Paul Vallas has won his battle in court to be certified as a superintendent in Connecticut. But, alas, it's a hollow victory. Mr. Vallas is returning to Illinois, where he once headed Chicago's school district and was the city's...
  • School Control Belongs In Elected Board's Hands

    Publicly elected school boards — imperfect as they may be — play a crucial role in democratic education. If board members fail to do what's right, they can be voted out. The controversy surrounding the superintendent search in New London,...
  • Balcer stepping down from council; Daley nephew in running as replacement

    Balcer stepping down from council; Daley nephew in running as replacement
    Four years after Mayor Richard M. Daley announced he wouldn't seek another term, the door has opened for his nephew to try for a Chicago City Council seat from the family's ancestral home in Bridgeport.  Patrick Daley Thompson made it known Tuesday that...
  • Judge Orders Superintendent Out

    A judge has ordered Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas removed from office in a decision issued Friday that the city's mayor said he plans to appeal immediately.     Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis wrote in her decision that Vallas, who has...
  • Barbara DeGenevieve, provocative artist, dies

    Artist Barbara DeGenevieve was daring in her work, deliberately pursuing subjects grounded in questions of power, class, gender and sexuality, and consistently eliciting controversy and political criticism. She sought to promote public discussion of...