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  • Falling in love? Get it in writing

    Falling in love? Get it in writing
    David and Kimberley Rudd got to know each other as journalism students at Northwestern University in the fall of 1984. And it was a strictly platonic relationship. "We were two of about 13 African-American freshman journalism students at...
  • Many of week's homicide victims in their 20s

    Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information. The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
  • 10 people, including 13-year-old, facing charges for theft of 300 iPads

    10 people, including 13-year-old, facing charges for theft of 300 iPads
    Nine teens and a 25-year-old man have been charged with stealing more than 300 iPads and other Apple gear worth nearly $100,000 from a Near South Side elementary school last week. The iPads, seven MacBook Pros and numerous keyboards were stolen sometime...
  • A rich holiday weekend for jazz in Chicago

    A rich holiday weekend for jazz in Chicago
    Though Memorial Day obviously stands as a solemn occasion, the holiday weekend surely offer listeners a chance to catch up on concert-going. Among the highlights: Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: The nearly ubiquitous Chicago trumpeter leads his...
  • Chinatown-area riders to endure more CTA headaches

    Chinatown-area riders to endure more CTA headaches
    Riders who use the Cermak-Chinatown station just can't catch a break. Five years ago, a semi-trailer truck crashed into the station escalator, killing two people and injuring about two dozen more. Over the next few years, the CTA overhauled the...
  • Obama library, casino among options for former Reese site

    A casino-entertainment complex, a major convention hotel and a Barack Obama presidential library are being floated as possible anchors for a mixed-use development of the former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side. The scenarios were...
  • Man shot, critically wounded on Near South Side

    Man shot, critically wounded on Near South Side
    A possible suspect is in custody in the shooting of a man in the South Loop this afternoon, police said. The man, 30, was shot in the chest and leg in the 2100 block of South Michigan Avenue about 1:18 p.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
  • Families of E2 victims pray for closure 10 years later

    Families of E2 victims pray for closure 10 years later
    Families of men and women who died in the E2 nightclub stampede on the Near South Side 10 years ago today gathered for a prayer vigil outside the vacant building. Stuffed animals, roses, Valentine's Day candy and a picture of each victim adorned the 21...
  • University of Chicago Medicine's top official faces a challenging 2013

    University of Chicago Medicine's top official faces a challenging 2013
    Nearly every morning, before 7 a.m., Dr. Kenneth Polonsky is dropped off near the Lakefront Trail on Chicago's South Side, a few steps from Lake Michigan. He carries no briefcase, wears no suit and has no cup of coffee, the standard trappings of his...
  • West Pullman sees 3 homicides in 3 days

    West Pullman has recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data showed. On Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were shot to death in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue, police said. Three...
  • Former Bear David Terrell charged in domestic battery case

    Former Bear David Terrell charged in domestic battery case
    Former Chicago Bears wide receiver David Terrell was ordered held on $10,000 bond Saturday after he allegedly grabbed his ex-girlfriend during an argument inside his high-rise apartment on the Near South Side and threatened to throw her off a balcony,...