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  • Man charged in 2011 slaying outside South Side gas station

    Man charged in 2011 slaying outside South Side gas station
    A Chicago man was arrested earlier this week in the fatal shooting of a teenager last year who he argued with outside a Woodlawn neighborhood gas station, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday. The break in the long-dormant case came when a witness...
  • Week 5 schedule: Sept. 17-23

    Week 5 schedule: Sept. 17-23
    Week 5 – Sept. 17-23 All games 7:30 unless noted. FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 BIG NORTHERN EAST Genoa-Kingston at Burlington Central, 7 Marengo at Harvard, 7 CATHOLIC BLUE Mount Carmel at Brother Rice St. Rita at Providence CATHOLIC RED St....
  • Week 8 schedule: Oct. 8-14

    Week 8 schedule: Oct. 8-14
    Week 8 – Oct. 8-14 All games 7:30 unless noted. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10 CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4 Urban Prep-Bronzeville vs. Crane, 6:30 at Lane Woodlawn vs. Tilden, 6:30 at Gately THURSDAY, OCT. 11 CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS Amundsen vs. Taft, 7:15 at...
  • North Korea's next top mogul?

     
    Up until Wednesday, observers of the Hermit Kingdom speculated with some confidence that ailing dictator Kim Jong Il's youngest son, Kim Jong Eun, would soon be named his father's successor. Now some are expressing doubts -- not because of an......
  • Kim Jong Eun's creepy debutant ball

     
    For a dictator/national savior-in-waiting, this is more like it: North Korean leader Kim Jong Il presided over a military parade Sunday alongside his youngest son and eventual successor in a massive coming-out party for the newly anointed and still-...
  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....
  • Thornton, Smith named to U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team roster

    Thornton, Smith named to U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team roster
    Brian Thornton and David Smith, both former UC Irvine standouts, have been named to the U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team, pending approval from the U.S. Olympic Committee. Upon approval, Thornton and Smith along with the rest of the nominated team...
  • Cook County heat-related death toll rises to 15

    Three more deaths in Cook County have been attributed to the heat, bringing to 15 the number of people who have died from heat-related causes since last week. In most of the cases, including the three latest, heart disease was listed as the primary cause...
  • Legal settlement to force completion of Deep Tunnel

    Legal settlement to force completion of Deep Tunnel
    Federal and state authorities today unveiled a legal settlement intended to finally complete the Deep Tunnel, the Chicago region’s massive flood- and pollution-control project. Relief from swamped basements and sewage overflows still is years away,...
  • Officials: Man in car at bottom of Thornton Quarry committed suicide

    Officials: Man in car at bottom of Thornton Quarry committed suicide
    The body of a mentally disabled man was found behind the wheel of his 2005 Chevy Impala at the bottom of the Thornton Quarry, and officials today said he died of an apparent suicide. Workers of the Hanson Material Services found the car upside down in...
  • Two service members among Aurora dead

    WASHINGTON — Two service members were among the dozen moviegoers killed Friday in Aurora, Colo., military officials said. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jesse Childress, 29, of Thornton, Colo., and Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class John Larimer, 27, of Crystal...