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Chinatown (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • Cops: Chinatown gambling parlor raided, $38,000 seized

    Cops: Chinatown gambling parlor raided, $38,000 seized
    Chicago police say they have shut down a gambling parlor in the heart of the city's Chinatown neighborhood after officers spotted patrons playing video poker machines. Officers with a license investigation team executed a search warrant on Tuesday at the...
  • 'Little Red Guard' author Wen Huang has come to terms with his father, and with China

    'Little Red Guard' author Wen Huang has come to terms with his father, and with China
    Wen Huang suggested we go to Chinatown. Initially, the idea seemed gauche, kitschy, stereotypical — the last place in Chicago you would want to meet a local writer whose thoughtful new memoir recounts his childhood in China. Indeed, to anyone...
  • Man sold nearly 50 guns on Chicago streets, federal charges say

    Man sold nearly 50 guns on Chicago streets, federal charges say
    A South Side felon has been charged in a federal complaint for peddling nearly 50 guns onto Chicago’s streets in less than two weeks. Levaine Tanksley is accused of selling 47 guns, many of them semi-automatic pistols, to a confidential informant,...
  • Occupy movement gathers in Chicago warehouse to protest NATO

    Occupy movement gathers in Chicago warehouse to protest NATO
    Members of Occupy Chicago and people from across the country gathered in an aging warehouse just outside Chinatown today to discuss their opposition to next weekend's NATO summit and finish planning for the mass protests they will stage during the...
  • U.S. Postal Service to hold meetings on office closures

    U.S. Postal Service to hold meetings on office closures
    The U.S. Postal Service plans to hold eight community meetings to solicit public opinion about the proposed closure of 14 Chicago-area post offices, the agency said. The first meeting is scheduled for tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pui Tak Center,...
  • 2 questioned after woman held up at gunpoint on Red Line

    2 questioned after woman held up at gunpoint on Red Line
    Two people are being questioned after a woman was robbed of her iPhone at gunpoint at the Harrison Street platform on the CTA's Red Line, police said. The woman notified CTA personnel who then called police about the robbery at about 12:40 p.m.,  said...
  • Cops: Motorcyclist plunges 40 feet over feeder ramp wall

    Cops: Motorcyclist plunges 40 feet over feeder ramp wall
    A motorcyclist slammed into a concrete wall on a feeder ramp between the Dan Ryan and Stevenson expressways and tumbled over, falling about 40 feet to the pavement below, authorities say. The 22-year-old motorcyclist landed on his feet on a grassy...
  • Attention young bookworms!

    Attention young bookworms!
    It's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell us what you thought of a book you recently read, and you could be published in Printers Row Journal. Kids...
  • 2 former state employees accused of giving fake road tests for bribes

    2 former state employees accused of giving fake road tests for bribes
    Two people who administered road tests for the Illinois Secretary of State's office were charged with giving passing marks to unqualified drivers or passing people who did not even take a road test in exchange for cash, federal officials said today....
  • Gambler says he was robbed of $10,000 won at casino

    Gambler says he was robbed of $10,000 won at casino
    Chicago police this morning were investigating a report from a 62-year-old Chinese immigrant that two men robbed him overnight of more than $10,000 he won at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind. Police and fire paramedics responded to a call of an armed...
  • After winning $10K at Indiana casino, man robbed steps from Chicago home

    After winning $10K at Indiana casino, man robbed steps from Chicago home
    Kenny Chan, 62, did not have much time to figure out what he would do with the 10 grand he won early Wednesday while playing baccarat. Chan was on his way to his Chinatown apartment from a Hammond, Ind., casino about 2:15 a.m. Wednesday when two men...