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  • CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network

    CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network
    As America's banking system began to freeze in mid-2008, Juan Rangel's nonprofit United Neighborhood Organization was in trouble.    Because of a gubernatorial funding veto, the Latino group, which runs one of Chicago's largest charter school networks,...
  • Power is on at ZooLights in Lincoln Park and Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic

    Power is on at ZooLights in Lincoln Park and Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic
    You can call it humbuggery, but I had a pretty low-voltage reaction to ZooLights the first time I went to see it, probably 10 years ago. I remember at the Lincoln Park Zoo's holiday season tribute to luminescence some lights in trees and some animal...
  • Memorial Day: Remembering Our Fallen

    Memorial Day: Remembering Our Fallen
    Memorial Day is a day set aside each year to honor members of the military who gave the ultimate sacrifice serving this nation. As we reflect on this day, The Morning Call presents 295 names — eight more than last Memorial Day — of all...
  • 81/2-Months Pregnant Bride-To-Be Murdered In New York City Day Before Wedding, Cops

    81/2-Months Pregnant Bride-To-Be Murdered In New York City Day Before Wedding, Cops
    Police are on the hunt for whoever stabbed a 38-year-old, pregnant woman to death just a day before her wedding, and two weeks before her baby boy was due. According to authorities, Vindalee Smith was found unconscious in her basement apartment on East...
  • Pregnant Woman's Murderer Left List Of Demands

    Pregnant Woman's Murderer Left List Of Demands
    Murder in New York City is not uncommon. A psychopath leaving a note near the body with a punch list of demands is. In Brownsville more than 48 hours have passed since the murder of Vindalee Smith. The pregnant 38-year-old was set to deliver in weeks and...
  • Inner Harbor's high of 96 Wednesday was hottest in the U.S.

    Inner Harbor's high of 96 Wednesday was hottest in the U.S.
    If it felt like it couldn't get any hotter in downtown Baltimore on Wednesday, that might be because it wasn't hotter anyplace else in the country. The Inner Harbor reached a high of 96 degrees at 4:11 p.m., according to the National Weather Service....
  • Tyson on his game for 'Undisputed'

    Tyson on his game for 'Undisputed'
    The room became dark at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, where Jay-Z lyrics in the song, "Ni**as In Paris," repeated loudly. "Jackson, Tyson, Jordan, Game Six," looped on the sound system. And then just, "Tyson. Tyson. Tyson." The crowd cheered...
  • 9 People Shot In Front Of Empire State Building, Gunman And 1 Other Dead

    9 People Shot In Front Of Empire State Building, Gunman And 1 Other Dead
    A gunman was fatally shot by police after opening fire near the Empire State Building in midtown Manhattan. Nine people were hit in the crossfire, and one of the victims was declared dead at the scene. The shooting occurred at 9:03 a.m., and began near...
  • 13-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Fatally Shot In The Back

    13-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Fatally Shot In The Back
    Friday will be remembered as a terrible morning for one Brownsville family left to plan a funeral for a 13-year-old boy. Cops say they responded to a call for a shooting at Tapscott Street and Blake Avenue at about 12:40 a.m. Friday and when they arrived...
  • Great expectations for Concordia

    Dan Fisher is well aware that the performance of his women's volleyball team at Concordia University last season has raised expectations. A 36-match winning streak and reaching the championship match in the NAIA national tournament have a funny way of...
  • Two Children Removed from Suspected Drug House

    Two Children Removed from Suspected Drug House
    A suspect was arrested and two children removed from a home after police discovered drugs and drug related items at the residence. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team reports that on August 22, detectives were searching a residence on Crooked Creek...