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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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  • 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...
  • NU meets Western in NCAA soccer opener

    NU meets Western in NCAA soccer opener
    The Northwestern men’s soccer team has made the NCAA tournament for the seventh time in the last nine seasons. After an up-and-down season, the Wildcats (11-5-4) earned an at-large bid Monday and open NCAA play against Western Illinois (7-8-5)...
  • 9 Arrested in Black Friday Protest at Paramount Walmart

    9 Arrested in Black Friday Protest at Paramount Walmart
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Sheriff's deputies were called in to break up a crowd of as many as 500 protesters outside of a Walmart in Paramount on Friday. Employees had organized a demonstration outside the store as part of a nationwide protest organized by...
  • Lupe Fiasco: 'I'm afraid Chicago is dying'

    Lupe Fiasco: 'I'm afraid Chicago is dying'
    Lupe Fiasco can come across as a teacher, preacher, cutup, conflicted citizen, jazz head, skilled rhyme machine and political radical. His new album, “Food and Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part 1” (1st and 15th/Atlantic), touches...
  • Voting community conversation: Why will you vote in 2012?

    Voting community conversation: Why will you vote in 2012?
    On a big week for election news, Trib Nation invited a diverse group of connectors to have lunch with us and share their view of the 2012 election. What do they see as the campaign's narrative? More importantly, what is motivating them and the people...
  • 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....
  • 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,...