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  • Outside Opinion: 'Ban the box' gives people 2nd chance

    Outside Opinion: 'Ban the box' gives people 2nd chance
    The Illinois legislature this spring passed a "ban the box" bill, which would stop employers from asking about an applicant's criminal history until the final stages of hiring. Here is one of two views on the bill, which Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to...
  • Minimum wage working group sets public hearing dates

    Minimum wage working group sets public hearing dates
    The working group tasked with discussing a raise in Chicago's minimum wage has set dates and times for its next four public hearings. The first meeting was held Monday night at Kennedy-King College in Englewood, and provided a forum for dozens of...
  • 12 communities each see a homicide

    Twelve Chicago community areas each logged a gunshot homicide in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On the South Side, killings were recorded in Bridgeport, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Fuller Park, Greater...
  • Cicero police: Chief Keef concert canceled amid security concerns

    Cicero police: Chief Keef concert canceled amid security concerns
    A concert starring controversial rapper Chief Keef scheduled to take place this weekend in Cicero has been canceled amid security concerns, police said. The concert was still being advertised on the website for the Olympic Theater Wednesday but ticket...
  • Police beef up as street violence rises

    Police beef up as street violence rises
    The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather. The extra officers...
  • Chief Keef's success, personal problems closely tied

    Chief Keef's success, personal problems closely tied
    Chief Keef is living the dream. Over the past few years he has risen from obscurity to prominence as an aspiring rapper. He's a household name with a multi-million dollar deal with Interscope Records. His videos rack up views in the millions, major...
  • Glencoe Grand Prix pedals into town

    Glencoe Grand Prix pedals into town
    Pedal power, sweat and volunteerism were all on display during the recent Glencoe Grand Prix, a semi-annual event in which the sleepy streets of the north suburb were transformed into a bike-racing course to raise money for the Glencoe Educational...
  • Chief Keef avoids eviction in Highland Park

    Chief Keef avoids eviction in Highland Park
    Though teenage rapper Chief Keef apparently had been a regular presence at a Northfield home where a shooting took place last month, he also recently faced eviction from a mansion he rents in Highland Park. Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart,...
  • City shootings leave 4 dead, 7 injured

    City shootings leave 4 dead, 7 injured
    Shootings on the city's South, West and Southwest sides have left four people dead and seven others injured since midday Monday. The toll includes two women fatally shot in the Ashburn neighbhood Monday morning, as well as the man believed to have...
  • $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles

    $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles
    A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about the theft of more than a dozen semiautomatic assault rifles from a freight container at a rail yard in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood earlier this month. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • `We Are Chicago' strives to depict Englewood life

    `We Are Chicago' strives to depict Englewood life
    Guns, gangs, and violence are unmistakable themes in Michael Block's latest video game, but those expecting "Grand Theft Auto: Chicago" will be greatly disappointed. In "We Are Chicago," the DePaul grad's indie project about life in Englewood, to be...