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Chicago City Council unanimously approves South Side park plan for Obama Presidential Library

The Chicago City Council has unanimously approved a measure to make a section of Jackson Park or Washington Park available for the Obama Presidential Library, providing important support for the University of Chicago-led proposal to bring the presidential library to the South Side. The 47-0 vote on March 18 followed a public process that included […]

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Man, 70, killed in high-rise fire on Near West Side

Man, 70, killed in high-rise fire on Near West Side Fire crews were called to the high-rise building at 300 South Damen Avenue about 11:15 p.m. Saturday and arrived on the scene shortly afterwards, said Chicago Fire Department District Chief Jerry Knapp. Responders were told there was a fire inside a … Full News here […]

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Naperville candidates address south side

Deciding what should be done to improve the Naperville Crossings shopping area at 95th Street and Route 59 is a leading concern for south Naperville, many city council candidates say. But some of the 20 people running for eight council seats say traffic, street racing and the need for a unifying element to bring the […]

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Man, woman dead in apparent murder-suicide shooting on South Side

Man, woman dead in apparent murder-suicide shooting on South Side Man, woman dead in apparent murder-suicide shooting on South Side. Tribune photo illustration. Tribune photo illustration. Tribune photo illustration. By Alexandra Chachkevitch Chicago Tribune contact the reporter · Shootings · Homicide. Police: Man … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Boy, 17, Fatally Shot, Man Wounded On South Side

Boy, 17, Fatally Shot, Man Wounded On South Side (STMW) – A 17-year-old boy was killed and another man was wounded in a shooting in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side Monday night. About 7:20 p.m., Deonte M. Hoard and the 23-year-old man were shot in the 10500 block of South … Full […]

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The milder side of Vikings, now at Field Museum

The milder side of Vikings, now at Field Museum Having the show make its only scheduled American stop in Chicago is fitting, said the ambassador, because Scandinavian immigrants were major contributors to early Chicago life, and at the beginning of the last century, the city was second only to … Full News here – Read […]

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South Side residents overwhelmingly support proposal to include parkland for Obama Presidential Library, poll finds

The proposal to make parkland available for the Obama Presidential Library has overwhelming support in the South Side communities that would be most affected, with 79 percent of respondents in a new poll saying they favor such a plan. The telephone poll surveyed 500 registered voters who live near the two South Side locations that […]

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1 killed, 2 wounded in South Side shootings

1 killed, 2 wounded in South Side shootings … inside a McDonald's restaurant in the 6300 block of South King Drive in Chicago. Police officers guard the scene of a shooting Jan. 27, 2015, inside a McDonald's restaurant in the 6300 block of South King Drive in Chicago. (John J. Kim, Chicago … Full News […]

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Four CPD Officers Injured in Southwest Side Crash

Four CPD Officers Injured in Southwest Side Crash Four Chicago police officers were injured in a crash after two squad cars collided early Sunday morning. The two squad cars collided at an intersection on the Southwest Side while pursuing two offenders in a stolen vehicle. The accident happened at … Full News here – Read […]

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Cops seek suspects in convenience store robberies on Northwest Side

Cops seek suspects in convenience store robberies on Northwest Side 13 in the Galewood, Montclare and Belmont Gardens neighborhoods, according to a Chicago police statement. In the incidents, the robbers started a conversation with a store employee over merchandise, displayed a handgun or implied they had a weapon … Full News here – Read more on […]

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8 charged after injured dogs found in South Side home

8 charged after injured dogs found in South Side home Charles Ray, 22, from top left, Jawaan Chick, 22, Sabrina Morris, 44, Taylon Hughes, 24, Shaquille Middleton, 20, William Hill, 18, Arnulfo Sanchez, 27, and Jimmie Kelly, 59, were charged with dogfighting. Charles Ray, 22, from top left, Jawaan Chick … Full News here – […]

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2 pedestrians killed in Northwest Side hit-and-run

2 pedestrians killed in Northwest Side hit-and-run Two men, whose ages were not immediately available, were crossing the street about 10:10 p.m. in the 4300 block of West North Avenue in the Hermosa neighborhood when a 2002 Buick hit them, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Public hearings reflect deep support for Obama Presidential Library on South Side

Two spirited Chicago Park District hearings to discuss proposed sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library drew more than 2,200 people this week, with dozens of library supporters testifying before cheering audiences. Public comments at the Jan. 13-14 events reflected overwhelming support among residents, elected officials and community groups for bringing the presidential library to […]

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South Side man charged in fatal beating of 1-year-old boy

South Side man charged in fatal beating of 1-year-old boy Johnny, who lived in the 700 block of East 79th Street, was pronounced dead at 4:20 p.m. Friday at University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital, according to the medical examiner's office. His autopsy Saturday was inconclusive, pending further … Full News here – Read more on […]

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South Side residents express support for Washington Park and Woodlawn sites for Obama Presidential Library

On Jan. 8, South Side residents and community leaders sent the following letter to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. To: Mayor Rahm Emanuel The Obama Presidential Library offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the South Side and for all of Chicago. We are writing in response to recent reports that the Barack Obama Foundation is asking the […]

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