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  • Genevieve Keilman, 1917-2014

    Genevieve Keilman, 1917-2014
    For several weeks in the early 1960s, Genevieve Keilman kept a daily vigil at the hospital bedside of her son John after he was hit by a car and seriously injured. Looking for a way to give back after her son's recovery, Mrs. Keilman became a...
  • Not enrolling in Obamacare will hit home at tax time

    Not enrolling in Obamacare will hit home at tax time
    Health care navigator Barb Silnes has been warning consumers that they will pay a tax penalty if they don't sign up for insurance very soon. Some reply that they'll swallow the penalty — and maybe get coverage later this year. But in most...
  • Cyclist's bike accident results in perfect Chicago flag bruise

    Cyclist's bike accident results in perfect Chicago flag bruise
    As far as biking battle scars go, Melissa Bisch's couldn't be more Chicago.  The 28-year-old Ravenswood resident said she was biking home from work on State Street Wednesday -- during Bike Week no less -- when she misjudged the height of a section of...
  • Twitter cash treasure hunt hits Chicago

    Twitter cash treasure hunt hits Chicago
    A social media craze that sends residents on a treasure hunt for hidden envelopes of cash has hit Chicago. The Hidden Cash Twitter frenzy was first reported in San Francisco and Los Angeles when an anonymous donor began leaving envelopes of cash...
  • Networks Putting New Spins on the Spinoff

    Get ready for TV's spinoff invasion. Over half a dozen of next season's newcomers will hit the airwaves with a presold connection to proven ratings performers. From "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" to fresh takes on the durable "CSI" and "NCIS"...
  • Mother's Day deals and markets not to be missed this weekend

    Mother's Day deals and markets not to be missed this weekend
    It's a Sidewalk Chalk Party at One Strange Bird this Saturday. The boutique and art shop will have tons of art activities, facepainting, tattoos and balloons. Elmo might even make an appearance. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only, get 15 percent off all store...
  • Mariano's chief says sales 'good' as chain opens another store Tuesday

    Mariano's chief says sales 'good' as chain opens another store Tuesday
    Sales at the five new Mariano’s grocery stores opened so far in 2014 have been "very good," the company’s top executive said on Thursday. The chain, which is part of Milwaukee-based Roundy’s Inc., still plans to open 16 stores by the...
  • Chicago to get its first ever cider bar

    Chicago to get its first ever cider bar
    It was only a matter of time. Chicago's love of cider is well-documented and even birthed the city's first-ever Cider Summit last year. This spring, Ravenswood will become home to Chicago's first bar devoted primarily to cider, with more than 100...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: March 18

    Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: March 18
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park •A 19-year-old Harvey man was charged with misdemeanor cannabis possession after 8.9 grams of cannabis was discovered during a Feb. 23 seatbelt-related traffic stop on the 15100...
  • Police: Man charged with DUI after running 5 red lights

    Police: Man charged with DUI after running 5 red lights
    Police didn't have to look far to find a motorist from Chicago who ran five lights in front of an on-duty police officer following him early Thursday in west suburban Riverside, police said. Michael Velazquez, 21, of the city's Ravenswood neighborhood,...
  • Woman injured after robbers hit her with 'caustic substance'

    Woman injured after robbers hit her with 'caustic substance'
    Chicago police were searching for a man and woman who tried to rob a 22-year-old woman of her purse and threw a caustic substance in her face in the Ravenswood neighorhood Saturday afternoon. The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. on the 4400 block of...