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A man suspected of robbing a gas station in South Bend earlier this month is now in police custody.
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A full schedule is now available for Let's Get Working, a new three-day festival honoring the life and work of Chicago legend Studs Terkel at the University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago.
The city’s drop in crime has been nothing short of miraculous. Here’s what’s behind the unbelievable numbers.
Chicago Transit Authority officials have what they termed a " major announcement " planned for Thursday regarding extending the Red Line south branch.
3 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago
Let's be honest it was a long winter. And so far, spring hasn't been all that great either.
7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Before the electric light bulb ended the Gaslight Era, one of the biggest advances in illuminating Chicago and other cities was the development of a lantern wick that could withstand intense heat while burning brighter than ordinary lamps.
CHICAGO – A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board than past attempts to expand gambling, but the plan also drew criticism from downstate officials and the horse racing industry who said it would cheat them out of needed revenues and jobs.
"Until now, there have been few channels for small-scale, family farms to sell products in Chicagoland beyond farmers markets," said Local Foods partner Ryan Kimura in a company statement.
The U.S. agriculture sector is following the faraway events closely for reasons of both opportunity and risk.
If you're part of the millennial demographic, you'll definitely want to read this.
In cities around the world, two-tier societies are becoming increasingly common.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, and Kathryn Humphreys, Director of Youth, Education and Community Programs, announce two Adaptive Dance Programs: The Autism Project, for youth with autism spectrum disorder in grades 1-6; and Physically Integrated Dance, for neurotypical youth ages 8-16 with physical ... (more)
Chicago has used several land title systems. These systems were used to secure titles to the ownership of property.
Lincoln Park just got a new salon. Nichole.Beck Hair Boutique , now open at 1130 West Diversey Parkway, is the passion project of friends and stylists Jana Hutmacher and Sarah Gutierrez .
It's practically impossible to miss the parallels between August Strindberg's The Dance of Death and Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf -and somebody's sure to point them out to you if by chance you do.
Seriously, you're not going to believe this: Chicago- home to the Magnificent Mile, countless high fashion stores and endless opportunities to drain your bank account- is apparently frugal.
The competition and pressure students place on themselves to gain enrollment to the magnet high school of their choice can often be daunting.
A woman was sexually assaulted in the 3500-block of North Halsted Street in Boystown, in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood.