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  • Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations

    Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations
    Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
  • Pizza review: Forno Rosso

    Pizza review: Forno Rosso
    Forno Rosso 3719 N. Harlem Ave. 773-491-8200 Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4) The sleek wood-and-stone interior and Edison bulbs hanging from the ceiling at Dunning pizzeria Forno Rosso might seem contemporary, even trendy, at first glance, but a longer...
  • From the paper: Suburban lifestyles, wholesome communities

    Suburbs in the city Any intelligent plan for retaining the young college graduates who flock to the neighborhoods near downtown must factor in who these people are and where they were raised. Author Edward McClelland, quoted in the Tribune's Nov. 10...
  • Chicago Quarterly Review turns 20

    Chicago Quarterly Review turns 20
    The authors of the editors’ note that begins Volume 17/2014 of “Chicago Quarterly Review: The Chicago Issue” are justifiably thrilled that the publication has reached its 20th birthday: “We are amazed and humbled to look back at...
  • $275K bail for suspect after staffers thwart Walgreens armed robbery

    $275K bail for suspect after staffers thwart Walgreens armed robbery
    Two Walgreens staffers are being credited with stopping a man armed with a loaded gun who was trying to rob the store late Friday in the West Town community, according to police. Police said the suspect, Benjamin H. Strong, 21, of the 3700 block of...
  • He Dunne good

     
    A reception will be held Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Ave, to commemorate the installation of a street sign honoring Edward F. Dunne, former mayor of Chicago and governor of......
  • Girl, 4, among 8 shot overnight

    Girl, 4, among 8 shot overnight
    A 4-year-old girl was shot and seriously hurt on the Northwest Side in one of three shootings across the city that left eight people injured overnight, authorities said. The first shooting happened shortly about 10:25 p.m., as the girl, Shyla Rivera,...
  • 4-year-old girl the latest in a string of children shot recently in Chicago

    4-year-old girl the latest in a string of children shot recently in Chicago
    As bullets started pelting the car that they were riding in Sunday night, Javier Rosario says he and his best friend both quickly covered his 4-year-old sister in the back seat to try to shield her from the gunfire. But Shyla Rivera was still hit in the...
  • Police: 2 held following Northwest Side stabbing

    Police: 2 held following Northwest Side stabbing
    Police are questioning two suspects in connection with a stabbing that injured two people this morning in the Portage Park neighborhood. They are suspected of cutting a 17-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man inside an apartment in the 3700 block of...
  • 2 cousins charged in Northwest Side stabbings, robbery

    2 cousins charged in Northwest Side stabbings, robbery
    Two tied up and stabbed a 17-year-old girl and her 20-year-old boyfriend during a Monday robbery on the Northwest Side after inviting the couple to stay the night at a home where one cousin lives, prosecutors said. David D. Cross, 36, and Jeffery Cross,...
  • Worth a trip: Gyros at The Parthenon

    Worth a trip: Gyros at The Parthenon
    Worth a trip: Gyros at The Parthenon 314 S. Halsted St. 312-726-2407 The Parthenon may never have been born if it weren't for some delinquent car payments. In the '50s, fresh from serving in the army during the Korean War, The Parthenon's owner Chris...