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Lawndale toddler plunges from second-story window

Lawndale toddler plunges from second-story window It happened about 5:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Trumbull Avenue, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. The 1-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was listed in serious or “guarded'' condition, said Langford. Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Lawndale toddler plunges from second-story window

Lawndale toddler plunges from second-story window It happened about 5:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Trumbull Avenue, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. The 1-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was listed in serious or “guarded'' condition, said Langford. Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Nearly $1 million from charters went to firms identified in FBI probe

THE WATCHDOGS: Contractors facing scrutiny in an ongoing investigation of Concept Schools have been paid nearly $ 1 million over the past three years for work at three Chicago Public Schools-funded campuses run by the charter operator, records show. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Nearly $1M from charters went to firms named in FBI probe

THE WATCHDOGS: Contractors facing scrutiny in an ongoing federal investigation of Concept Schools have been paid nearly $ 1 million over the past three years for work at three Chicago Public Schools-funded campuses run by the Des Plaines-based charter operator, records show. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Rifles missing from Des Plaines Police Department

Two missing rifles on loan to the Des Plaines Police Department from the Department of Defense have failed to turn up following an internal investigation, authorities said Tuesday. The weapons, both M-16A1 rifles, were given to the department in 2002 under a federal program that supplies local law enforcement agencies with surplus military equipment. Full […]

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Millions from taxpayers lure conventions to McCormick Place, Rosemont

THE WATCHDOGS: When conventions and trade shows threaten to leave McCormick Place or Rosemont for Orlando, Las Vegas or elsewhere, officials at the lakefront and suburban convention centers are sweetening the pot by tapping a pool of taxpayer money they guard so tightly they’ve tried to keep secret how it’s spent, the Chicago Sun-Times has […]

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Javy Baez’s sister has spina bifida, but it doesn’t stop her from being his No. 1 fan

He’s a big-leaguer now and very much big-league cool in the way he carries himself, but Javy Baez also happens to be a big brother. So when he stepped into the on-deck circle recently at Wrigley Field, he couldn’t help but take a peek at his sister, who was sitting in a section behind home […]

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Lucas site woe: Trash from a long time ago in dirt far, far below

The site offered to George Lucas for his lakefront museum sits atop a more than century-old garbage dump. “It could be a $ 50,000 problem, or it could be a $ 2 million problem,” said Tony Dappas, an environmental consultant who analyzed the soil around Soldier Field for the Chicago Bears’ project manager during the […]

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Chicago Board of Ed President David Vitale’s bank would benefit from charter-school deal

THE WATCHDOGS: David Vitale, the president of the Chicago Board of Education, runs a bank that stands to benefit from a proposal for a new charter school on the South Side that’s set to come before the school board for approval later this month. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Robber takes cash from Gurnee convenience store

Gurnee police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred Monday afternoon at the Daisy Quik Mart, 726 S. Milwaukee Ave. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Aerial videos shot over Lollapalooza draw lecture, no charges from FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing two videos taken by an aerial camera during this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Despite Media Coverage, Chicago Violence Down Significantly From 20 Years Ago

CHICAGO (CBS) — True or false: Chicago is more dangerous today than ever before? Many would say “true” pointing to murders and shootings, countless news reports, plus posts on social media all describing the city’s violence. But CBS’s 2 Jim Williams takes a look at crime numbers from 20 years ago and you might be […]

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Man, 56, missing from Darien neighborhood home

The Darien Police Department is looking for Thomas Lipkowski who was last seen Tuesday morning. Full News here – WFLD – News

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This Is How To Save Your Hair From The Effects Of Summer

Come Labor Day, your hair will probably be in need of some TLC. Yes, weeks of sun, waves and chlorine can leave your locks looking less lively than when the season started. That’s why I emailed Kattia Solano, stylist and owner of the New York City’s Butterfly Studio Salon, for tips to repair your strands […]

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Rarely staged Beckett plays from Mary-Arrchie

THEATER REVIEW: “Hellish Half-Light” by Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. ★★½ THEATER REVIEW: “Hellish Half-Light” by Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. ★★½ … There are six short plays by Samuel Beckett in this Mary-Arrchie production, some of which are rarely staged, including the remarkable ‘What Where’ from 1983. … Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – Theater […]

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