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  • DuSable High School a landmark with jazz as catalyst

    DuSable High School a landmark with jazz as catalyst
    No high school in America did more to shape the sound of jazz than a magnificent edifice at 49th Street and Wabash Avenue, on the South Side of Chicago. Singer-pianist Nat "King" Cole, master vocalist Johnny Hartman, piano whiz Dorothy Donegan and...
  • 2 April days saw more than one homicide

    In the last week there were two days in which more than one homicide were recorded. The city hasn't seen a calendar date with more than one homicide since mid-March, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, a 14-year-old boy was...
  • CDOT seeks input on South Side transit improvements

    CDOT seeks input on South Side transit improvements
    The Chicago Department of Transportation is seeking input from South Side residents on how to improve public transit in the South Lakefront Corridor--the area spanning from 22nd Street to 95th Street east of the Dan Ryan Expressway. CDOT is holding a...
  • Red tape tangles chefs wanting to improve school lunch

    Red tape tangles chefs wanting to improve school lunch
    When top Chicago chefs visited a Northwest Side lunchroom this fall and found bags of Tostitos with ground meat as the main course, their first instinct was to roll up their sleeves and start cooking. Within a month, the group of chefs — who call...
  • CPS report card shows many schools struggling

    CPS report card shows many schools struggling
    By Chicago Public Schools' own reckoning, about a quarter of its elementary schools and more than 40 percent of its high schools are failing, according to internal documents obtained by the Tribune. Each year, district officials score each school based...
  • West Englewood sees 2 homicides in 2 days

    West Englewood saw two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 55-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 6200 block of South Laflin Street, police said. Two days earlier, a 19-year-old man was shot...
  • City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures

    City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work. The "Micro-Market...
  • 3 South Side communities see 2 homicides

    Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
  • Protesters against plan to shutter mental health clinics end 10-hour sit-in at City Hall

    Protesters against plan to shutter mental health clinics end 10-hour sit-in at City Hall
    Opponents of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to close half of the city's mental health clinics protested outside his office for about 10 hours Tuesday, finally leaving around 10:30 p.m. but vowing to continue their fight to keep the clinics open. The...
  • October 11: Midday Fix - National Spa Week

    October 11: Midday Fix - National Spa Week
    National Spa Week October 10-16 For more information about participating Chicago area spas: www.spaweek.com The spas featured on today's show: Appease, Inc. Mobile Spa www.sppease2you.com Brennan Massage & Spa 3700 Grand Boulevard Brookfield www....
  • 2 double homicides in 2 days in Chicago

    Austin, Englewood and the Near West Side each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, a 27-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of South Cicero Avenue, police said. Three days...