North Chicago Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Chicagoans speak out against hate in Charlottesville after Trump remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Some Chicagoans continued to speak out after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., where a white nationalist rally ended in violence and the death of a counter-protester. On Tuesday, demonstrators gathered at Federal Plaza in the Loop to speak out.


  2. Some Chicagoans Are Pushing For Removal Of Balbo Monument, Gifted To City By Fascist DictatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Cities such as Baltimore and Lexington, Kentucky are going forward with plans to take down Confederate statues, as the debate over whether or not to remove such monuments ramps up in the wake of the events in Charlottesville. But the question extends beyond just the Confederacy and into monuments of and from other repressive governments - a fact to which Chicagoans are once again trying to come to terms, specifically the case of the Balbo Monument, which was gifted to Chicago by fascist dictator Benito Mussolini in 1933.


  3. Hard hat, lunch pail: The myth of toughness in Chicago sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    "Not even the effeminate swank of his riding clothes could hide the enormous power of that body," wrote Fitzgerald of The Great Gatsby 's leading jerkface. Long Island had its froufrou effects on a man, for sure, but the brawn of Chicago could not be disguised: " .


  4. CPD Superintendent Johnson Welcomes 111 New Police RecruitsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson welcomed today 111 new police recruits to the Department's Training Academy, the eighth class of new recruits this year as part of the Department's hiring plan to add nearly 1,000 officers. As part of the hiring plan, applications open today for candidates who want the opportunity to take the CPD Entry Exam and apply to become a Chicago police officer.


  5. Light northeast winds as cold front sinks southRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Chicagoans will experience a mix of mostly fair-weather clouds and sun Tuesday along with a light northeast breeze. The leading edge of less humid high pressure will nose into the Chicago area, as a cold front sinks south of Interstate-80.


  6. The Surprising Link Between Crime, Quality Of Life & Trees.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Chicagoist

    When discussing infrastructure and how it might impact, say, health, poverty or the economy, there's often a lot of attention paid to man-made things like streets, sidewalk, transportation or buildings. The Chicago Region Trees Initiative asks Chicagoans to look up and consider the vastly underrated role of trees.


  7. New Tools, Support Advance Digital Skills Training in PLA Pilot ProjectRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | American Library Association

    A new digital literacy pilot project made possible by the Public Library Association and Cox Communications is hitting a critical milestone this summer as participating libraries kick off training events in their communities. The goal of this national collaboration, which includes local libraries and local Cox affiliates in three communities, is to expand the reach of libraries' resources and services-empowering more families to compete in the knowledge economy.


  8. Vista Tower moving ahead despite Chinese crackdown on investorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Vista Tower, a 98-story condominium and hotel project, remains under construction on East Wacker Drive in Chicago. A Chicago developer said construction of the 98-story Vista Tower, which will be the third-tallest building in the city once completed, is unaffected despite major changes to the Chinese company that is backing the condominium and hotel project.


  9. Illinois senate overrides Rauner's amendatory veto of the school funding bill, and other newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    On Sunday the Illinois senate voted to override Governor Bruce Rauner's amendatory veto of the school funding bill with a 38-19 vote. The house now has 15 days to act on the override, but the senate also passed a backup bill in case it fails, albeit one that would "restart the clock on solving the school funding mess," according to the Sun-Times .


  10. Mayor Emanuel Opens Reconstructed Six-Way Interchange at Damen, Elston and Fullerton AvenuesRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today cut the ribbon to open a reconstructed and modernized intersection at Damen, Elston and Fullerton Avenues, one of the city's most congestion-plagued traffic hotspots. The Chicago Department of Transportation project realigned the intersection by building a new section of Elston Avenue that connects to Fullerton Avenue east of the original intersection.


  11. Statement from Mayor Emanuel on the Passing of Police Captain James LavoyRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2017 | City of Chicago

    "Our hearts are heavy today as we mourn the loss of Chicago Police Department Captain James Lavoy. Over the nearly three decades he served our city, Captain Lavoy received more than 65 commendations, awards and honorable mentions.


  12. Free Broadway Concert to be Held at Millennium ParkRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    For Chicago residents looking for a taste of Broadway in the Windy City, a concert at Millennium Park this week will certainly have you covered. The concert, which will be held on Monday night at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, will feature performances from some of Chicago's biggest musicals, including "Aladdin," "The Color Purple," "Motown the Musical," and "wicked."


  13. Chicagoans protest violent Charlottesville white supremacist marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    People rally in solidarity outside Trump Tower in Chicago on Aug. 13, 2017, after a white nationalist attacked demonstrators the previous day in Charlottesville, Va. People rally in solidarity outside Trump Tower in Chicago on Aug. 13, 2017, after a white nationalist attacked demonstrators the previous day in Charlottesville, Va.


  14. Chicagoans to protest Charlottesville violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    AUGUST 12: Anti-fascist counter-protesters wait outside Lee Park to hurl insluts as white nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right" are forced out after the "Unite the Right" rally was declared an unlawful gathering August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. After clashes with anti-fascist protesters and police the rally was declared an unlawful gathering and people were forced out of Lee Park, where a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is slated to be removed.


  15. Photos: Chance The Rapper Gave Out Thousands Of Backpacks At Bud...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Chicagoist

    The annual Bud Billiken Parade always brings out big crowds, but there was an extra level of excitement this year with Chance the Rapper serving as grand marshal on Saturday - and delivering his promised grand surprise. In addition to handing out thousands of backpacks to kids ahead of the start of school, Chance also announced and handed out tickets for a free Bud Billiken Bash concert, at the Auditorium Theatre, which went down Saturday night.


  16. Bears Legends Support Trubisky After Stellar DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky thrilled fans with his first preseason game for the team Thursday night, but Chicagoans weren't the only ones who took notice. A pair of Bears legends weighed in on the performance of Trubisky, who threw for 166 yards and a touchdown in his first appearance in a Bears uniform.


  17. Want counsel from Capone? Read new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    It's a little odd to think wisdom can be gained from the words from, perhaps, the most infamous gangster. But that's the premise of "The Wisdom of Al Capone," a new book which also happens to feature Edwin's Roadhouse in Peotone.


  18. Preckwinkle did the right thing with real cuts, not gimmicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Crain's Chicago Busines

    In his July 19 opinion piece, "Chicago could be the capital of driverless tech - if politicians stop interfering," Terry Howerton likens the Chicago City Council to 19th-century blacksmiths bemoaning the advent of cars. Traveling down that path of history, let us recall that with automotive speed and power came safety hazards.


  19. An African-American female police officer on why more Chicago cops should look like herRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Chicagoans is a first-person account from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford. This week's Chicagoan is Janice Wilson, 35, police officer and youth baseball coach. 5 comments

  20. Editorial: Tourism report reminds us to treasure suburbs :Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Daily Herald

    DuPage County is promoting its forest preserves and paths as tourist destinations. This one is near Herrick Lake Forest Preserve.


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