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  • Chicago bloodshed continues: 6 hurt, 5 dead in separate gun attacks

    Chicago bloodshed continues: 6 hurt, 5 dead in separate gun attacks
    One day after 13 people were shot and wounded in a Chicago park, a rash of separate shootings erupted across the city overnight Friday and into Saturday morning leaving five dead and at least six injured, police said. The latest shooting involved a 51-...
  • Portage Park man charged with stabbing father to death

    Portage Park man charged with stabbing father to death
    A Northwest Side man has been charged with stabbing his father to death during an argument, police said. Brandon Haarman, 27, of the 3900 block of North Long Avenue, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 53-year-old father...
  • How DCFS failed these kids

    How DCFS failed these kids
    The children often died in obscurity without an obituary or headstone — their family histories darkened by poverty, mental illness, violence and drugs. They had something else in common, too. The Illinois Department of Children and Family...
  • '70s abuse case comes back to sting award-winning teacher

    '70s abuse case comes back to sting award-winning teacher
    In a grand ceremony in front of the future first lady, veteran Chicago teacher Harold "Jerry" Mash was lauded for tirelessly working to help his students — a stark contrast to how he was labeled in an Ohio courtroom three decades earlier. On that...
  • Man charged with trying to sell stolen car on Craigslist

    Man charged with trying to sell stolen car on Craigslist
    An Evanston man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly sold a stolen car, stole it back from the buyer and then tried to sell it again to undercover police officers, all in the space of a few days. Eddie Simmons, 22, also...
  • Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa

    Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets. But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
  • Meet the commenters: 'LizH'

     
    Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: LizH Real name: Liz (Elizabeth), last name starts with "H". Gender: female Age: I like to say (like Carson's ads), "55 or better". I'm probably the oldest regular poster, but not in spirit!......
  • Bicyclist dies after Northwest Side crash

    Bicyclist dies after Northwest Side crash
    A 33-year-old man died early this morning following a collision on Monday with a vehicle in the Northwest Side's Portage Park neighborhood, authorities said. Rafael Ramirez, of the 7200 block of West Diversey Avenue in Elmwood Park, was declared dead at...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 33-year-old man died early this morning following a collision with a vehicle in the Northwest Side's Portage Park neighborhood, authorities said. Rafael Ramirez, of the 7200 block of West...
  • 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......
  • Webster Dental Care keeps employees up on training and technology

    Webster Dental Care keeps employees up on training and technology
    At Webster Dental Care, efforts to keep pace with training and technology keep employees feeling up to date in an increasingly competitive business. An annual staff education day brings together workers to attend sessions on topics such as legal...