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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

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  • Woman killed in South Side fire identified

    Woman killed in South Side fire identified
    A woman died and three other people were displaced following a house fire in the Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Vershonda Marshall, 41, of the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue, was pronounced dead on the...
  • R&B romantic R. Kelly to play Norfolk Dec. 9

    R&B romantic R. Kelly to play Norfolk Dec. 9
    Listen up, ladies! R. Kelly, a giant of modern bedroom R&B, wants to share his lascivious charms with the female population of Hampton Roads. Promoters announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning singer will perform Dec. 9 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk....
  • West Coast trip presents its share of obstacles for high-flying Orioles

    West Coast trip presents its share of obstacles for high-flying Orioles
    The Orioles’ early afternoon start time Thursday was supposed to get the team in the air and to the West Coast at a decent hour. But after their 14-inning win over the Rays -- a five-hour, 14-minute marathon that ended with a 3-2 victory -- the...
  • Book review: 'The Warmth of Other Suns' by Isabel Wilkerson

    Book review: 'The Warmth of Other Suns' by Isabel Wilkerson
    The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Isabel Wilkerson Random House: 622 pp, $30 It was an all-too-familiar dispatch from a particular time and place. The Clarks, a young black family of four, were trying to improve...
  • In Mexicali, a haven for broken lives

    Mario Ramos stirs a pot of beans with a bent spatula as the men crowd into the kitchen, the ragged line stretching out the splintered doorway. Years ago, Ramos, 45, grilled up pricey seafood in a tiki-themed restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna...
  • Van Halen announces new album, 2012 tour with Staples Center date

     
    A regrouped Van Halen has announced an extensive 2012 American tour that will carry the four-piece rock band across the country over five months, including a Staples Center concert on June 1, and a Honda Center gig in Anaheim on......
  • AT&T's 4G LTE enters 11 new markets, including Los Angeles

     
    AT&T announced that its 4G LTE network is spreading to 11 new markets: Los Angeles; San Diego; San Francisco; Oakland; San Jose; the New York City metropolitan area; Phoenix; Austin, Texas; Orlando, Fla.; Chapel Hill, N.C.; and Raleigh, N.C....
  • Comcast launching Netflix-like streaming service

     
    Comcast launching Netflix-like subscription streaming service for its customers....
  • WHERE ARE LAST YEAR'S IRONPIGS? ...

     
    This chart ran in our print editions but didn't appear on-line. WHERE ARE LAST YEAR’S IRONPIGS? Josh Barfield: Not signed Brian Bass: Korea Eddie Bonine: Not signed Tagg Bozied: Retired Nate Bump: PHILLIES Dave Bush: PHILLIES Ryan Edell: Retired*...
  • Esperanza Spalding, Ambrose Akinmusire lead Monterey Jazz lineup

     
    Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and a wide variety of veteran and up-and-coming jazz talent lead the 55th annual Monterey Jazz Festival happening this fall....
  • Football: Ex-Narbonne standout Nnamdi Asomugha gives back

     
    Former Harbor City Narbonne defensive back Nnamdi Asomugha is preparing to take a group of high-achieving students from underserved communities in Los Angeles, Oakland and Philadelphia on an all-expenses paid trip to Chicago to introduce them to local...