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A woman's body was found bound, and gagged, in an empty commercial building in Chicago.
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Other than hitting the perfect tee shot, nothing is more gratifying than the sight of liberals hoisted on a petard fashioned by their own corruption.
A front-end loader works to move a pile of petroleum coke at the Detroit Harbour on March 30, 2013.
Chicago's "ingrained" gang culture is to blame for homicide rates far higher than other large U.S. cities, FBI Director James B. Comey said Monday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and civic leaders announced today the creation of a new, $26 million loan pool that will make financing available to rehab and preserve groups of vacant, one- to four- unit buildings as affordable rental housing.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reports More than 20 Percent Decrease in Youth Smoking Following City Strategies Aimed at Curtailing Youth Smoking Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Commissioner Bechara Choucair and officials from the Chicago Department of Public Health today announced smoking among Chicago high school students has decreased by more ... (more)
"One of the consequences of the property tax increase is more property tax revenue in TIF [Tax Increment Financing] districts," Burns said.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Divvy, Chicago's bike share system, broke its single-day record with 10,866 rides on Saturday, beating the previous highest tally set in September by 201 rides.
For many people, one of the most recent pressing social issues, other than marriage equality, are efforts to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana - an issue that, in particular, disproportionally affects racial minorities.
Ald. Bob Fioretti on Monday accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of presiding over the "widening of Chicago into two cities" and hinted strongly at a race for mayor.
ParkChicago, a new app that gives drivers in Chicago the option to pay for metered street parking with a mobile phone, has launched a pilot program beginning today in a limited area in the west loop.
A showdown vote on a groundbreaking Chicago ban on plastic bags was put off Monday-until April 24-to give aldermen more time to craft an exemption for independent retailers.
Residents of three choice Northwest Side neighborhoods have won property tax appeals - of up to nearly 12 percent - after arguing that the value of their homes has taken a nose dive due to new flight patterns at O'Hare International Airport.
In George Orwell's satire of the Soviet Union, Animal Farm, the animals, regarding the farmer as a parasite, drive him away and take over the farm.
No one really enjoys taxes, but they're necessary to help pay for the government services we receive.