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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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  • Baltimore VA office worst in nation for processing disability claims

    The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the slowest in the country in processing disability claims for servicemen and servicewomen — averaging about a year — and makes more mistakes than any other office. The...
  • After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department

    After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department
    As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
  • Policing strategist named to head nationwide search for next South Bend chief

    Policing strategist named to head nationwide search  for next South Bend chief
    SOUTH BEND — A dollar certainly doesn’t go as far as it used to. But Mayor Pete Buttigieg is hoping a single dollar will go a long way in naming the next police chief. The mayor announced at a news conference Tuesday that Robert Wasserman,...
  • The search for a police chief

    Few would envy Robert Wasserman his current task. Wasserman, chairman of Strategic Policy Partnership, has been chosen by South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to conduct the search for the city's next police chief. Under the best of circumstances, Wasserman'...
  • Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'

     Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'
    Telegraph Avenue A Novel Michael Chabon Harper: 480 pp, $27.99 "Telegraph Avenue" is so exuberant, it's as if Michael Chabon has pulled joy from the air and squeezed it into the shape of words. A vibrant affection for a place, time and culture —...
  • Twinkies maker Hostess may liquidate after labor strikes

    Twinkies maker Hostess may liquidate after labor strikes
    Bankrupt Twinkies maker Hostess Brands Inc. has some hard choices to make after spending the weekend dealing with worker strikes. On Friday, Hostess-employed members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union...
  • A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income

    A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income
    On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads. Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
  • Love Notes: Love and the instant family

    Love Notes: Love and the instant family
    Relationships change. Love evolves. In the case of Lauren and Shannon Sullivan you'd have to add "and how!" Partners for 13 years, since they were both 21, Shannon and Lauren never anticipated the bumps, heartache and life-altering events that would...
  • San Diego brothers accused of defrauding sports fans

     
    Two San Diego brothers were indicted Wednesday on suspicion of defrauding sports fans by convincing them to pay for tickets, hotel accommodations and airline flights for out-of-town events and then failing to provide "nearly all the services." Anthony...
  • Rolling Stones announce 50th anniversary tour with Philadelphia date

     
    This may be the last time. That’s a Rolling Stones song, but it’s also always the specter hanging over the oft-proclaimed World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band – which just announced a nine-date tour to celebrate the...
  • ANOTHER EX-IRONPIG FINDS A JOB. ...

     
    It took a while, but another ex-IronPig has found a job. Kyle Hudson, who hit .253 in 79 games last year after coming over from Tampa Bay in a trade that put popular outfielder Rich Thompson in the major leagues, has signed on with Baltimore, the team...