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  • When candy was dandy

    When candy was dandy
    With Chicago-area unemployment stubbornly higher than the national average, the fabled City That Works isn't exactly living up to its name these days. The Pullman rail car factories are long idle, the famed Chicago stockyards have vanished, and even...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 30-year-old man was critically hurt when someone opened fire during a dispute involving a cell phone early this morning in the Far South Side's West Pullman neighborhood, police said....
  • Man held without bail in West Pullman shooting over cell phone

    Man held without bail in West Pullman shooting over cell phone
    A West Pullman man has been charged with attempted murder after he shot a man over a dispute involving a cell phone, police said. Letroy Fields, 34, is accused of shooting a 30-year-old man on a front porch in the 11600 block of South Harvard Avenue at...
  • Opening night 'Blues' for Goodman Theatre

    Opening night 'Blues' for Goodman Theatre
    More than 450 people enjoyed the rollicking Chicago premiere of "Pullman Porter Blues" on Sept. 24 as part of the Goodman Theatre's season-opening celebration. The festive evening began at The Standard Club, with a reception in its elegant wood-paneled...
  • Ben Isaacs dies at 107; oldest Pullman porter

    Ben Isaacs dies at 107; oldest Pullman porter
    For more than three decades, Ben Isaacs worked as a Pullman porter, one of the uniformed railway men who served first-class passengers traveling in luxurious sleeping cars — a much-coveted job for African Americans between the 1870s and late 1960s....
  • The fine art of making art pay: Bernie Sahlins alongside McCormick, Ray Kroc

    The fine art of making art pay: Bernie Sahlins alongside McCormick, Ray Kroc
    So what did Bernie Sahlins, who died June 16, have in common with such fellow Chicagoans as Cyrus McCormick, Ray Kroc, Gustavus Swift, George Pullman, Potter Palmer, Wallace C. Abbott and Aaron Montgomery Ward? Not much, you may be thinking. Sahlins ran...
  • Goodman Theatre announces 2013-14 season including 'Venus in Fur' and new Rebecca Gilman drama

    Goodman Theatre announces 2013-14 season including 'Venus in Fur' and new Rebecca Gilman drama
    The Goodman Theatre announced its 2013-14 season Wednesday, a slate that includes a new play by Rebecca Gilman, a blues-infused Cheryl L. West drama about Pullman porters, Mary Zimmerman's "The White Snake" and the Chicago premiere of the sexy David...
  • 2012 Chicago Tribune All-State football | Special mention

    Quarterbacks Aaron Bailey, Bolingbrook, Sr. Quinn Baker, Cary-Grove, Sr. Jack Beneventi, Benet, So. Don Butkus, Mount Carmel, Sr. Andrew Clifford, Lake Forest, Sr. T.J. Edwards, Lakes, Jr. A.J. Fish, Grayslake North, Sr. Austin Green,...
  • Many of week's homicide victims in their 20s

    Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information. The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
  • Prosecutors: Three men charged after 1 tries to shoot cops

    Prosecutors: Three men charged after 1 tries to shoot cops
    Three West Pullman men remained in custody Sunday after one allegedly shot at police while attempting to escape arrest. Cook County Judge James Brown denied bail for Kentre Nixon, 21, Johnny Hill, 22 and Nicholas Dominick, 18, all of the 12200 block of...
  • West Englewood sees 2 homicides in 4 days

    West Englewood saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, a 21-year-old man was shot to death in the 5700 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 27-year-old man was...