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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

Top Oakland (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

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  • Game roundup: Reimold's double lifts Jays

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7; final update, adds Angels-Red Sox as new lede Game roundup: Reimold's double lifts Jays ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Albert Pujols led off the 19th inning with a home run, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory...
  • Game roundup: Tigers beat Jays on late homers

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: FINAL Game roundup: Tigers beat Jays on late homers TORONTO -- Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez hit back-to-back homers off closer Casey Janssen in the ninth inning to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 come-...
  • Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety

    Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety
    Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis. Imagine living in a place where homicides have been reduced by more than half in the past two decades, where...
  • Hammel finally gets first victory for A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It took him five starts to do it, but right-hander Jason Hammel finally got his first victory Tuesday night for the Oakland A's. Hammel threw 5 2/3 scoreless...
  • Hammel earns first win with A's, tops Rays

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Hammel earns first win with A's, tops Rays OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jason Hammel took the mound Tuesday night still searching for his first win for Oakland after going 0-4 with a 9.53 ERA in...
  • Game roundup: Tigers edge Yankees in 12

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: Adds A's-Rays, Dodgers-Angels; final update; will stand Game roundup: Tigers edge Yankees in 12 NEW YORK -- Alex Avila had the game-tying single in the seventh and then hit the go-ahead home run with one out...
  • Beane makes huge trade for Lester, Gomes

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics Oakland general manager Billy Beane pulled a stunner of a trade July 4 when he acquired right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for top shortstop prospect Addison Russell...
  • Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 2: Adds Astros-A's and Rangers-Yankees Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox BOSTON -- Melky Cabrera homered from each side of the plate and drove in five runs, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey baffled Boston...
  • Speculation surrounds Carl Crawford as non-waiver trade deadline looms

    The non-waiver trade deadline looms later this month, and you can expect more contenders and bottom feeders will do what the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have already done. The A’s bulked up; the Cubs dumped salary. Here’s a look at some...
  • Arts and humanities honorees

    Arts and humanities honorees
    2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS •Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt. •Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y. •Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago •Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
  • Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis

     Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
    It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as...