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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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  • Two-day airmail service

     
    Pilot C.N. "Jimmie" James climbs into plane for first east-bound transcontinental night airmail flight from Vail Field in Montebello....
  • Ticket info for Rolling Stones announced: Get ready for your 19th nervous breakdown

     
    Ticket information has been released for The Rolling Stones’ concert at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center that – at least for now – will close out the North American leg of the band’s 50th anniversary tour. But ticket...
  • Mets claim Anthony Recker off waivers from Cubs

     
    Thanks to my former Dieruff teacher and coach Tommy Young for alerting me to this. Tommy works for the Mets at their spring training facility in Port St. Lucie. He told me the Mets picked up Catasauqua High graduate Anthony Recker on waivers on Wednesday....
  • Toyota Hopes to Squeeze Excitement out of 'SpongeBob' Highlander

     
    Who drives his own crossover under the sea? If you read that question to the tune of a certain Nickelodeon children's show's theme song, the answer is obvious: SpongeBob SquarePants! This past weekend, Toyota unveiled a one-of-a-kind 2014 Highlander...
  • Scott Feldman slated to make his Orioles debut Wednesday

    Scott Feldman slated to make his Orioles debut Wednesday
    CHICAGO -- Scott Feldman already has a locker in the visiting clubhouse of U.S. Cellular Field, his new Orioles No. 34 jerseys hanging inside. He’s currently on his way from Oakland – where the Cubs are playing and Feldman was slated to...
  • Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2013 class

    Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2013 class
    NAME, PREP SCHOOL AND/OR HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE Jamel Artis, Notre Dame Prep (Mass.), PITTSBURGH Chase Cormier, Fishburne Military / Milford Mill, GRAMBLING STATE Will Darley, Fishburne Military / Dulaney, UMBC Rodney Elliott, John Carroll, UMBC...
  • Police: Boy, 14, questioned in South Side slaying

    Police: Boy, 14, questioned in South Side slaying
    A 14-year-old boy is being interviewed tonight in connection with the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's home in the Oakland neighborhood on Chicago's South Side earlier this week, police said.   No...
  • 14-year-old boy charged in Oakland neighborhood slaying

    14-year-old boy charged in Oakland neighborhood slaying
    A 14-year-old boy has been charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's South Side home earlier this week, police said. Charges were brought about 6:15 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News...
  • Bruce Springsteen to play Charlottesville Oct. 23

    Bruce Springsteen to play Charlottesville Oct. 23
    As yet, nobody's succeeded in bring Bruce Springsteen back to Hampton Coliseum. (It's been a few decades since he last rocked there.) On the positive side, Springsteen will return to Charlottesville on Oct. 23, promoters have announced. Tickets go on...
  • City killings up to 217 as gun violence falls

    City killings up to 217 as gun violence falls
    Baltimore was unable in 2012 to sustain a significant milestone — the first drop below 200 homicides in a generation — but officials see reasons to remain optimistic that declines will resume. As the Police Department's leadership changed,...
  • Protesters: Route to new school a 'danger zone'

    Protesters: Route to new school a 'danger zone'
    Beads of sweat dripped down Jitu Brown’s face as he addressed about 150 marchers who had gathered on Sunday afternoon outside Overton Elementary School in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The school at East 49th Street and South Indiana...