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Near West Side

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  • Teachers union to vote to end strike Sunday afternoon

    Teachers union to vote to end strike Sunday afternoon
    Thousands of teachers from Chicago and beyond rallied at a Near West Side park Saturday as lawyers labored into the night at a Loop office to turn a framework for a new contract into finer points that can become a deal. Parents can expect to wait until...
  • Shootings injure 3, 1 critically

    Shootings injure 3, 1 critically
    A 43-year-old man was shot and critically injured during an argument on the Southwest Side late Monday night, and a West Side shooting also left two people hurt, according to authorities. About 11:40 p.m., someone took out a gun and opened fire during a...
  • Rail workers, I.W.W. organizers hold protest on Near West Side

    About 25 people protested outside a railyard on Chicago’s Near West Side as part of a labor action under way at a small Bedford Park-based locomotive service company. Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions walked off the job Wednesday after three...
  • Something to smile about

    Something to smile about
    Phyllis Adams, a harpist, and Monty Adams, a flutist, both moved to Chicago in the 1970s, met in a locker room at Orchestra Hall, fell in love and married. What they didn't realize at the time was how hard it would be for two musicians to get by without...
  • High rent society

    High rent society
    No one knows better than Jeremy Dubin that now is a great time to buy a house. And yet Dubin, an @Properties real estate broker, sold his Roscoe Village townhouse in the spring and moved into his new place—a luxury apartment in Goose Island. His...
  • Man Tasered by cops near music festival was 'naked as the day he was born'

    Man Tasered by cops near music festival was 'naked as the day he was born'
    Tom Carideo was driving through the West Town neighborhood on his way to pick up his young children Saturday night when he did a double-take when he saw a naked man running through the streets. Carideo was about to make a right turn onto Ogden Avenue...
  • Cops warn of delivery driver robberies on Near West Side

    Cops warn of delivery driver robberies on Near West Side
    Chicago police are warning Near West Side residents and delivery drivers about several robberies in recent weeks. All the robberies have taken place since June 28 in the Near West Police District, with the most recent on Wednesday. Some of the robberies...
  • New City sees 4 homicides in 10 days

    New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
  • Police: Wisconsin man tries to leave son, 3, with strangers at bus station

    Police: Wisconsin man tries to leave son, 3, with strangers at bus station
    An intoxicated 31-year-old Wisconsin man was arrested late last night at the Greyhound bus station after asking complete strangers if someone could keep an eye on his 3-year-old son, police said. Joseph Corter, of an unspecified address in Peshtigo,...
  • Suspect in Mag Mile stabbing had 60 arrests, 9 felony convictions

    Suspect in Mag Mile stabbing had 60 arrests, 9 felony convictions
    Just one day after attending a meeting to reintroduce felons into their communities, a recent parolee with a decades-long rap sheet and history of violence stabbed an Oak Brook doctor during an attempted holdup at a Gold Coast restaurant over the weekend,...
  • UIC issues alert after 2 students robbed near campus

    UIC issues alert after 2 students robbed near campus
    The University of Illinois at Chicago is asking students to be alert after two students were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents earlier this week. In the first robbery, a student told authorities he was walking south on Racine Avenue just south...