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  • May ends with 50 Chicago homicides

    The Near West Side on Saturday recorded its seventh homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue, police said. The community area, which...
  • Man dies in car stranded on Kennedy Expressway

    Man dies in car stranded on Kennedy Expressway
    A man died in a vehicle left stranded on the Kennedy Expressway near the West Loop, authorities said this morning. The vehicle containing four people stopped in the southbound lanes of the expressway near Chicago Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, when...
  • Construction barge takes on water in Chicago River

    Construction barge takes on water in Chicago River
    Emergency crews are monitoring a construction barge that is taking on water and listing this afternoon in the Chicago River in the West Loop Gate neighborhood.   The vessel began taking on water about 1:30 p.m. in the river near Canal and Adams streets,...
  • Developer and business partner wife develop new energy for building in Chicago

    Developer and business partner wife develop new energy for building in Chicago
    Driving around Chicago's West Loop, developer Steve Fifield rarely has a chance to keep two hands on the steering wheel as he points out all the residential and office projects he's been involved in during more than 30 years in Chicago development. At...
  • CEOs need to brace for G-8, NATO

    CEOs need to brace for G-8, NATO
    The G-8 and NATO summits being held in May in Chicago are expected to draw thousands of protesters, and Christie Hefner had heard that some local CEOs were being told by their senior staff to "get out of town" that week to avoid them. The warnings were...
  • Sunday, February 19, 2012

    5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter  5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life 6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour 6:30 - 9 a.m. The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan 9 - 11:20 a.m. Nick Digilio in for   Dean Richards  10:20 a.m.  Nick Digilio (in for...
  • A rare health club beckons the obese

    A rare health club beckons the obese
    Tara Lawton says she quit going to her health club in part because she sensed she didn't fit in. People always seemed to be staring at — and silently judging — her 280-pound body. Then Lawton stumbled on the Facebook page for Downsize...
  • New Chicago concert venue hires Old Town's longtime talent buyer

    New Chicago concert venue hires Old Town's longtime talent buyer
    A major new venue will arrive on the Chicago concert scene this summer, and it’ll be booked by one of the local music community’s most respected figures. City Winery Chicago, which is scheduled to open a 300-seat concert hall in the West Loop...
  • Comcast outages repaired in part of West Loop

    Comcast outages repaired in part of West Loop
    Some Comcast high-speed internet customers in Chicago experienced outages this afternoon, a spokeswoman for the company said. The outages started at about 2 p.m. and affected 0.3 percent of customers in the greater Chicago area, said Angie Amores, the...
  • Homicides Down By 13% This Year in Chicago

    (WGN-AM)- The number of homicides in Chicago decreased nearly 13 percent through June and the city saw a greater than 10 percent drop in overall crime, compared to the same time period last year, Chicago police announced Thursday. Chicago ended June with...
  • Taking luxury down a notch

    Taking luxury down a notch
    Custom builders are using more lumber and less stone, delivering shrub-free yards, and subbing those Sub-Zeros for General Electric appliances. These are among the efforts of local builders trying to protect their bottom line amid shrinking budgets and...