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  • In their own words: 9/11 memories

     
    ??Last month, the Crime & Safety blog asked readers to share what 9/11 means to them. Readers responded, and their stories??will be posted??here, individually and in coming days,??until the 10th anniversary on Sunday. Paul Schuhmann??of Delray Beach met...
  • Above the fray

    Above  the fray
    The biggest trend on the Chicago fashion scene, at the start of 2010, was to hang it up. Oak Street's world-famous boutique Ultimo, which helped launch Marc Jacobs and Peter Soronen, shut down in January after 40 years. Designer Maria Pinto, a campaign-...
  • Delray Beach man builds bench to honor friend killed in 9/11 terror attacks

    Delray Beach man builds bench to honor friend killed in 9/11 terror attacks
    Last month, the Crime & Safety blog asked readers to share what 9/11 means to them. Readers responded, and their stories will be posted here, individually and in coming days, until the 10th anniversary on Sunday. Paul Schuhmann of Delray Beach met Paul...
  • DNA threatens strength of Lake County conviction

    DNA threatens strength of Lake County conviction
    Drops of blood found at the murder scene didn't match the suspect or victim in the beating death of a respected 71-year-old Waukegan appliance store owner, but the jury was told that didn't clear the alleged killer, James Edwards. A prosecutor...
  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought
    While I admit I'm not the kind of person who orders-in food, I find the results of a recent survey on the subject a little hard to swallow. Before you peek at the list below, try taking a wild guess on Chicago's most "ordered-in" food. Did you guess...
  • NY at-risk child plan comes to Far South Side

    NY at-risk child plan comes to Far South Side
    After he arrived Saturday for a visit from New York City, renowned educator Geoffrey Canada saw hope in the broken blocks of Roseland and in the South Side school near where 16-year-old Derrion Albert was beaten to death less than two years ago. The...
  • Mother of Slain Teen Pleads for Justice

    Mother of Slain Teen Pleads for Justice
    The mother of a teen gunned down on the city's South Side is asking for the public's help in finding those people responsible for her son's death. Lionel Pierson, 18, was shot and killed as he sat in a car near 72nd and Brooklyn on Wednesday morning....
  • New details surface in the 2008 slayings of Jennifer Hudson's relatives

    New details surface in the 2008 slayings of Jennifer Hudson's relatives
    Jennifer Hudson's career was soaring in the fall of 2008, but the Oscar-winning actress and singer still found time to check in with her mother back in Chicago every day between 9 and 11 a.m. So when Hudson hadn't heard from her mom by late in the...
  • 'Rooftop' pastor plans to walk across America

    'Rooftop' pastor plans to walk across America
    Pastor Corey Brooks who spent three months living on the rooftop of an old motel to raise money for a community center now has a new mission. The South Side pastor plans to walk across the country from New York to Los Angeles to raise $15 million to...
  • Pastor who lived 3 months on motel roof now plans cross-country trek to raise funds

    Pastor who lived 3 months on motel roof now plans cross-country trek to raise funds
    The Rev. Corey Brooks spent three months living on top of an abandoned West Woodlawn motel to call attention to the violence plaguing the community and to raise money for the cause. Now he’s taking his mission on the road. Brooks announced Sunday...
  • Super PAC preparing ads tying Obama to South Side pastor

    Super PAC preparing ads tying Obama to South Side pastor
    On the day before the heated, Crosstown Classic begins at Wrigley Field, a Ricketts family member is involved in a red-hot political controversy. The New York Times reported Thursday that a Super PAC pitched to Joe Ricketts a plan to run negative ads...