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  • Roofer injured at Near North Side water filtration plant

    Roofer injured at Near North Side water filtration plant
    A roofer was injured this afternoon while working at a water filtration plant on the city's Near North Side, officials said. About 12:30 p.m., the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, became pinned between a garbage dumpster and another object at...
  • Sections of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday for Obama's Chicago visit

    Sections of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday for Obama's Chicago visit
    RedEye is predicting heavy traffic on Lake Shore Drive Thursday night. President Obama will arrive at O'Hare International Airport at 5:50 p.m., according to NBC Chicago News. His helicopter will be landing near Montrose Harbor early Thursday afternoon,...
  • Doctors add voices to demand for U of C trauma center

    Doctors add voices to demand for U of C trauma center
    A group of doctors and medical students donning white lab coats prodded the University of Chicago on Thursday to provide trauma care to adults, the latest in a series of events this week criticizing the college and drawing attention to the lack of a full-...
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  • Remember when fighting about 'gay marriage' was a thing?

    Remember when fighting about 'gay marriage' was a thing?
    Ted Grady is overly optimistic. "Next year, no one will be talking about 'same-sex'" weddings, the Near North Side caterer told the Tribune for a story previewing the legalization Sunday of gay marriage in Illinois. "It will just be couples — no...
  • Remember when fighting about ‘gay marriage’ was a thing?

     
    From the Sunday print column Ted Grady is overly optimistic. “Next year, no one will be talking about 'same-sex'“ weddings, the Near North Side caterer told the Tribune for a story previewing the legalization of gay marriage in Illinois,...
  • Ethan Cutkosky gets room to grow in 'Shameless'

    Ethan Cutkosky gets room to grow in 'Shameless'
    Ethan Cutkosky stood in front of a large microphone at a Near North Side recording studio recently wearing the teenage-boy uniform of a baggy hoodie, jeans and sneakers while the screen in front of him played back a scene from Showtime's "Shameless." On...
  • Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side

    Woman struck by taxi, seriously injured on Near North Side
    A taxicab driver was ticketed after he ran a red light and got into an accident before striking and seriously injuring a 66-year-old woman this afternoon on the Near North Side, officials said. The woman was taken from the accident at Clark Street and...
  • Small Illinois primary races poll voters on big issues

     
    Wednesday's print column Is there still political life in the anti-gay marriage movement? Are union forces strong enough to win a battle with the Democratic establishment over pension reform? These questions are central to two of the most interesting...
  • Chicago aldermen pass anti-puppy mill ordinance 49-1

    Chicago aldermen pass anti-puppy mill ordinance 49-1
    Jerry, an American bulldog mix, arrived at Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society on Wednesday about the same time aldermen adopted a measure that will tilt the options for pet buyers in the city toward homeless animals like him. Beginning next March, Chicago...
  • Cook County Jail's sordid history

    Cook County Jail's sordid history
    Almost as if it is cursed, Cook County Jail is perennially either grossly overcrowded or unable to hang on to all its prisoners. Crafty ones devise ingenious escapes, others benefit from bureaucratic blunders. Last week, a convicted murderer enjoyed a few...