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South Shore
The South Side neighborhood attracts Chicagoans with affordable homes and open space. Read more about South Shore, Chicago.
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  • Man accused of threatening Funky Buddha bouncers with gun

    Man accused of threatening Funky Buddha bouncers with gun
    A Chicago man was accused of threatening two security guards with a gun outside the Funky Buddha Lounge early Sunday morning, county prosecutors said. Robert Rhames, 41, of South Shore, got into a verbal altercation with two men working as security...
  • Marcia Gray Martin, 1932-2014

     Marcia Gray Martin, 1932-2014
    Marcia Gray Martin was a working architect who was an architecture professor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn for 24 years. However, friends and colleagues say Mrs. Martin, who also wrote a college textbook on drafting architectural plans by hand,...
  • Items stolen from parade participants' bus, Geneva cops say

    Items stolen from parade participants' bus, Geneva cops say
    Geneva police are seeking the public's help in their investigation of a burglary on a school bus during the Swedish Days Festival parade last month. An iPad, some cash and pieces of clothing were stolen out of bags left on the bus, which was used to...
  • Michael J. Howlett Jr., Cook County judge, 1948-2014

     Michael J. Howlett Jr., Cook County judge, 1948-2014
    Michael J. Howlett Jr., son of a former Illinois secretary of state, was an accomplished attorney, popular law professor and a Cook County judge. "He was one of the best judges and nicest men I ever met," said Judge William Bauer of the 7th U.S. Circuit...
  • DNA tests may reveal if dogs to blame for fouling Montrose Beach

    DNA tests may reveal if dogs to blame for fouling Montrose Beach
    Border collies have been heroes of Chicago beaches in recent years, clearing 63rd Street Beach of gulls and the swimming bans blamed on them. But the same approach hasn’t worked at Montrose Beach, which the Natural Resources Defense Council...
  • Community groups pin hopes on Obama library

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
    In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale. "I used to...
  • PASSINGS: James C. Dowdle

    James C. Dowdle Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: The popular guitarist Milos Karadaglic makes his Ravinia and CSO debut playing Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez," with pianist Orion Weiss playing Rachmaninov on the same program, led by Robert Moody; 8 p.m. Friday; $25-$50,...
  • Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West Side

    Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West Side
    A 56-year-old man was fatally shot in the South Austin neighborhood Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Someone inside an approaching vehicle fired shots at the man about 1:35 p.m., in the 100 block of North Leamington Avenue, Police News Affairs...
  • Chicago police showcase latest mounted patrol grads

    Chicago police showcase latest mounted patrol grads
    The gates to South Shore Golf Course’s dusty riding arena opened to let through a wailing police car, which began to circle the arena’s circumference. At the center of the arena stood nine mounted patrol officers, shoulder to shoulder,...
  • Gene Farris, more than 20 years later, still deep in the house

    Gene Farris, more than 20 years later, still deep in the house
    Gene Farris is a Chicago house music legend, and over the last two decades he's travelled the world DJing as well as producing his own music, featuring a sound that has continuously pushed house music forward. This week, Farris releases his latest album,...