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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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South Side aldermen send letter of support to Barack Obama Foundation

On Jan. 8, four elected officials representing Chicago’s South Side—Ald. Will Burns (4th Ward), Ald. Willie B. Cochran (20th Ward), Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd Ward) and Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th Ward)—sent the following letter to the Barack Obama Foundation. To: The Barack Obama Foundation We are writing to express our enthusiasm and support for Chicago’s […]

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Man found dead after South Side house fire

Man found dead after South Side house fire The man was found dead in a home in the 9100 block of South Crandon Avenue after emergency crews were called to the scene about 1:30 p.m., Chicago police spokeswoman Officer Bari Lemmon and Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Barack Obama Presidential Library offers historic opportunity for South Side parks

The University of Chicago is providing additional information on two proposed sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library in advance of Chicago Park District hearings on the use of parkland for the library project. “Locating the Barack Obama Presidential Library on Chicago’s South Side offers a rare chance to reinvigorate the economy of nearby communities […]

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Man Charged in South Side Blaze that Injured 3 Firefighters

Man Charged in South Side Blaze that Injured 3 Firefighters Three Chicago firefighters were taken to area hospitals after suffering minor injuries battling a fire at 113th Place and Elzabeth Avenue on Chicago's South Side. Crews were called to the fire at around 2:45 p.m. Friday and began working to control the … Full News […]

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Tow truck driver fatally shot, 2 others injured in South Side shootings

Tow truck driver fatally shot, 2 others injured in South Side shootings An unused bullet lies on the ground near the scene of a fatal shooting in the 8000 block of S. Stony Island Ave. in Chicago. The victim, who police said worked at a tire shop, was shot at around 2:30 pm. (Terrence Antonio […]

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