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  • Catholic school celebrates 10 years with first graduating class

    Catholic school celebrates 10 years with first graduating class
    Laurie Montplaisir knew her daughter's Catholic elementary school, Old St. Mary's, had crossed a milestone when parents at her parish began asking her what they could possibly do to get their preschool children enrolled. Ten years ago, Montplaisir's...
  • Appeals court reverses decision in local terrorism prosecution

    Appeals court reverses decision in local terrorism prosecution
    A federal appeals court in Chicago on Monday struck down an unprecedented lower court ruling that gave defense attorneys access to classified documents filed with the top-secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court in a local terrorism case....
  • 30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago

    30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago
    You've already waited in line for popcorn at Garrett. You've endured verbal abuse at The Wieners Circle. And you've devoured the Chicago classic that is the Italian beef sandwich (Al's #1 and Johnnie's being the best, depending on who you ask). So...
  • Loop tax area expansion plan scrapped

    Loop tax area expansion plan scrapped
    The Chicago Loop Alliance has decided not to pursue plans to expand the footprint of its State Street special taxing district, which would have brought enhanced services to more downtown streets but also meant a heavier tax burden for some large...
  • Medicaid applications keep piling up in Illinois

    Medicaid applications keep piling up in Illinois
    Derek Russell has lupus and high blood pressure and can't afford his prescription drugs. Amanda Whitlock works outdoors all summer and is allergic to bees and wasps and concerned about spots on her skin she fears could be pre-cancerous. Both lost...
  • ‘Watch Dogs’ review: Ubisoft techno thriller compels until guns drawn

     
    Central to the narrative of “Watch Dogs” is a character by the name of Aiden Pearce, a baseball-cap-wearing vigilante whose […]...
  • Appeals court in Chicago holds highly unusual 'secret' session

    Appeals court in Chicago holds highly unusual 'secret' session
    A federal appeals court in Chicago held a highly unusual closed-door session with government officials Wednesday after debating in public whether attorneys for a local terrorism suspect should be allowed to view confidential surveillance documents filed...
  • Loop Alliance wants Chicago to have a seat this summer

    Loop Alliance wants Chicago to have a seat this summer
    In its continued efforts to spice up the Loop, the Chicago Loop Alliance next week will launch more “placemaking” initiatives to encourage passersby to pull up a chair, sit a while and admire the city from a different view. A kick-off...
  • Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications

    Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications
    Erudite and witty, Dick Cavett elevated the late-night talk show genre, going head-to-head with Johnny Carson for five years in the early 1970s. "The Dick Cavett Show," which won three Emmy awards, ended on ABC in 1975 but found new homes on PBS, then...
  • 'Sovereign citizen' follower convicted in federal court in Chicago

    'Sovereign citizen' follower convicted in federal court in Chicago
    Hours before being convicted Wednesday of slapping bogus multibillion-dollar liens on top federal court officials, Cherron Phillips was up to her usual tricks.  While the jury deliberated at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, Phillips, an alleged follower...
  • Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel

    Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel
    A thief with a lengthy history of stealing from airport baggage carousels who made headlines earlier this year after stealing a rare Indian guitar from O’Hare International Airport pleaded guilty to theft charges Wednesday and was sentenced to...