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What you can buy for $300,000 in Chicago
Built in 1936, this three-bedroom home in the Beverly neighborhood has an elevated pool built into a raised wooden deck.
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Police hit by bottles, 10 arrested after Montrose Beach melee
Four Chicago police officers were injured and a squad car was damaged when a fight broke out among a large crowd that had gathered for a concert near Montrose Beach, officials said.
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Rain closes Marquette Park Driving Range
This driving range, which is east of Marquette Park Golf Course across Kedzie Avenue, showed a big pool of water at its entrance gate.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Does this trunk make me look fat? Overweight zoo elephants no laughing matter
The birthrate for African elephants in zoos is declining, and researchers look for a link between inflammation and obesity that may be connected to the increase in infertility.
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A kid-friendly guide to the Windy City
The Windy City has plenty of kid-friendly attractions to keep even the pickiest of children - and adults - pleased during your vacation.
3 dead, 22 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago
Three people were killed and at least 22 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.
Chicago Democrats a protected species
Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades - as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church.
Where to buy children's clothes in Chicago
How much do you like to spend on clothes for your grandkids? Heaven knows, you can go from eight bucks for a cute summer dress for a 7-year-old to $100 for a stylish sweater with the kid's name on it - and on up to the stratosphere.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Tornado watch for northern Illinois, including Chicago
The National Weather Service declared a tornado watch for all of northern Illinois, including Chicago and surrounding areas, until 1 a.m., as strong thunderstorms rolled into the far west suburbs.
Richton Park man held on $1 million in South Chicago shooting
A Richton Park man was ordered held on $1 million and accused of shooting at a vehicle in the Avalon Park neighborhood, injuring a man.
Woodstock Folk Festival - and Other Great Stuff
Andrew Calhoun receives a lifetime achievement award at the Woodstock Folk Festival.
Riff Raff and Chicago Sounds @ Millennium Park, 7/7
Downtown Sound Mondays are among my favorite Chicago summer music events. Each week brings about a new crop of bands, singer-songwriters, electronic artists, and more for complimentary enjoyment in spacious Millennium Park.
CPS has libraries without librarians
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett haven't found a way to hire school librarians.
Chicago Shakespeare Producers' Guild Hosts SEUSSAPALOOZA Today
Chicago Shakespeare Theater 's Producers' Guild announced today CST's inaugural Family Gala, Seussapalooza today, July 12, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at the Theater's home on Navy Pier.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
How to celebrate Chicago Independent Bookstore Day
In case you haven't heard, Saturday is the first Chicago Independent Bookstore Day .
Redmoon Theater rolling in dough to produce its Great Chicago Fire Festival
A rendering of what part of the Great Chicago Fire Festival spectacle could look like when it happens on the Chicago River in October.
Blood on the Fourth of July
Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Chicago, 82 people were shot in an 84-hour window , according to the Chicago Tribune .