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4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Rekia Boyd was fatally shot in March 2012. Chicago police Detective Dante Servin, who is charged with involuntary manslaughter in her death, is scheduled to go on trial next month.
5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
A proposed site for the Obama presidential library on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus just south of the Eisenhower Expressway. It is bounded by Harrison on the South, the Eisenhower on the North, Halsted on the East and Morgan Street on the West.
7 hrs ago | Forward
When September's Chicago magazine tipped Assaf Evron as one of "four rising artists worth investing in," it was the first many in the Windy City had heard of the Israeli-born creator. But Evron has long been a name to watch among the cognoscenti.
8 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org
As part of the Mayor Emanuel's goal of building 100 miles of buffered and protected lanes in his first term, the Chicago Department of Transportation is chugging along building new bikeways. Last week, I checked out buffered lanes on Central Park Avenue, between Jackson and Franklin boulevards, and protected lanes on Lake Street, from Central Park to Laramie Avenue.
9 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle
A Chicago man appeared in court Monday for the first time on allegations he punched a family member in the head last month while trespassing at University Village. Daniel C. Phillips, 26, of the 11600 block of South Justine Street, is accused of trespassing on Aug. 14 at University Village, 722 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, when the apartment complex's property owner had previously banned him, court records show.
10 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Patrol officers early Monday found the front windows shattered at the high-end Moncler store in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood and several racks of coats stolen. The officers were on patrol when they heard the burglar alarm at 3:50 a.m. on Oak Street near Michigan Avenue, Chicago police said.
10 hrs ago | CBS Local
The first Chicago Ale Fest, on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon in Grant Park, will have tastier brews than Homer Simpson's Duff beer at Moe's Tavern. About 100 craft brewers, many of them Chicago-based, will participate, offering 3 ounce samples, with Buckingham Fountain as the backdrop.
17-year-old Aaron Parks was ordered held without bail Sunday after being charged with sexual assaulting a pregnant woman in Roseland.
A 17-year-old boy was killed and at least seven other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night. The boy was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:44 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Leor Galil: Friday's clusterfuck loosened me up for Riot Fest 's second day. No matter how well I planned my day, I knew I couldn't see everything I wanted, and that freed me to enjoy what was in front of me, even when that was the Pizza Underground .
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The cool September weather moved into record-setting territory this weekend, with Chicago experiencing one of the longest stretches of cool weather for this early in the fall. According to the National Weather Service, Sept.
The International Triathlon Union and USA Triathlon have announced that the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships are returning to Grant Park in Chicago for 2015 . After a successful 2014 event, which saw over 4,000 athletes compete, the 2015 races will be held on September 15 through 20. The ITU World Triathlon Series consists of eight races where the world's top triathletes compete against each other for points, plus the Grand Final race.
This week, this Music Box hosts a special screening of Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood , the Japanese director's excellent Macbeth adaptation, to coincide with Chicago Opera Theater's own forthcoming staging of the Shakespeare play. Throne of Blood 's recent digital restoration was created in 2K resolution from the original 35mm fine-grain master print, and it's said to be among the better digital prints out there today.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:25 pm
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