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  • CPS, many other schools to stay closed Tuesday

    CPS, many other schools to stay closed Tuesday
    Hundreds of schools, including the Chicago Public Schools, have decided to remain closed on Tuesday because of the dangerous cold. "Tuesday’s expected continuation of subzero temperatures and high winds will make it dangerous for children and...
  • CPS schools will resume classes on Wednesday

    CPS schools will resume classes on Wednesday
    Chicago Public Schools will resume classes on Wednesday after dangerous cold forced the district to close for two straight days this week. "Temperatures are expected to warm Wednesday close to January averages, making it safe for students and staff to...
  • No Chicago homicides for 5 days

    Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined. Chicago recorded no homicides...
  • Football | Week 1 schedule

    Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8 Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8 DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Evanston 39, Proviso...
  • Sighting: 'Shameless' cast (minus William H. Macy) parties at The Underground

    Sighting: 'Shameless' cast (minus William H. Macy) parties at The Underground
    The cast of “Shameless” — including Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Harry Hamlin, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey and Zach McGowan — partied Thursday at The Underground while in town filming the third season of the Showtime dramedy....
  • Why some TV shows only film exterior scenes in Chicago

    Why some TV shows only film exterior scenes in Chicago
    The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it. The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
  • Is it curtains for Central Park Theatre?

    Is it curtains for Central Park Theatre?
    In a sea of empty lots in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood sits a faded relic that is one of the most historically significant American movie theaters still standing. When it opened in 1917, the red-brick, three-story Central Park Theatre was...
  • Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher

    Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher
    A Chicago man who heaved a fire extinguisher from an Elgin parking garage set in motion the events that led to a homeless person's death, a prosecutor argued Monday at the man's murder trial. Yancarlo Garcia, 24, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale...
  • Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death

    Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death
    A Chicago man who had been accused of throwing a fire extinguisher off an Elgin parking garage, striking and killing a homeless man, has been acquitted of first-degree murder charges. A Kane County jury deliberated more than two hours before returning...
  • School bus driver charged with DUI

    School bus driver charged with DUI
    A school bus driver taking children to a public elementary school on Chicago's North Side was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol this week after being stopped for erratic driving, officials said Wednesday. A police officer...
  • 8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend

    8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend
    Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said. At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...