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ReutersMay 16 (Reuters) - U.S. power companies plan to shut or convert over 50,000 megawatts (MW) of coal-fired plants over the next several years as cheap natural gas prices and strict environmental rules have made coal the more expensive option in some areas....
Tribune reporterCircus performers and Shakespearean actors helped Mayor Rahm Emanuel announce Tuesday that the city is doubling the number of performances and cultural events at its parks this summer. Amid lush greenery and newly bloomed flowers at Garfield Park...
Chicago police have released a sketch of a man in connection with the sexual assault of a woman near an Edgewater bus stop. The attack occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday when a 22-year-old woman was approached by a man as she sat at the bus stop in the...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Sex Crimes
Tribune reporterA wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Police are investigating after a man reportedly forced a woman from an Edgewater bus stop last week and sexually assaulted her. Read more • The Cook County medical examiner's...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Shootings
Tribune reporterA wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A briefcase left at the Thorndale CTA stop prompted police to stop Red Line traffic in both directions until 4:45 a.m. Someone had left the briefcase at the Red Line stop at 1100 W....
A briefcase left at the Thorndale CTA stop prompted police to stop Red Line traffic in both directions until 4:45 a.m. Someone had left the briefcase at the Red Line stop at 1100 W. Thorndale Avenue in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood. A person...
Legendary Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill famously coined the phrase "All politics is local," but for dedicated staff and volunteers at historical societies across the city and suburbs, so is all history. They are the ones who keep the flame of the...
A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...
Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
Turtles and goldfish. If you are Jewish and of a certain age, these may be among your most vivid memories of the Purim festival: a riot of costumes, noisemaking and carnivals that are part and parcel of the celebration of the inspiring story of how...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Purim, Uptown, Animals, Human Interest
It was late in the evening of Nov. 30 when Michael Plantz realized his license plates were set to expire the next morning. Hoping to ward off a ticket, the Edgewater neighborhood resident logged on to the Illinois secretary of state website and...
St. Gregory the Great High School in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood is closing at the end of the school year, the school has announced on its Website. St. Gregory, 1677 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., was the Archdiocese of Chicago's first co-ed high school....
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