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Retired Chicago Police Lt. Bob Angone had been a cop just 31/2 years by August 1968. He was a veteran of the violence surrounding Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s open housing campaign in 1966 and the riots after King's assassination in April. But neither...
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
Tribune reporterChicago police arrested about 175 Occupy Chicago protestors in Congress Plaza just after 1 a.m. Sunday, about 90 minutes after police issued their first warning that the group was violating municipal code. Police completed the last arrests and cleared...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has touted the NATO summit as a way to showcase Chicago on an international stage, and much of the Chicago area agrees with that notion, a Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows. Nearly 6 out of 10 voters support hosting the conference and think...
Tags: Elections, Barack Obama, Grant Park, Camp David, Rahm Emanuel
Police surrounded the three men — now known as the NATO 3 — outside a Bridgeport drugstore last week and peppered them with questions as officers searched their car. The two sides traded barbs about the Occupy movement and the 1968 Democratic...
Tags: Police Investigations, Defendants, Bronzeville, Laws, Rentals
Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77. "She wanted...
Writers love words just like chefs love food. We spend hours tinkering with verbs, nouns and adjectives within all types of techniques and combinations to keep the eyes of our readers glued to the copy we create. We infuse our writing with clever,...
NEW YORK — Mike Wallace didn't interview people. He interrogated them. He cross-examined them. Sometimes he eviscerated them. His reputation was so fearsome that it was often said that the scariest words in the English language were "Mike Wallace...
AP Television WriterCBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make “60 Minutes” the most...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Mike Wallace is here to see you." The"60 Minutes"newsman had such a fearsome reputation that it was often said that those were the most dreaded words in the English language, capable of reducing an interview subject to a shaking,...
Michael Davis Bassist for rock band MC5 Michael Davis, 68, the bassist of influential late 1960s rock band MC5, died Friday of liver failure at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif., said his wife, Angela Davis. The Motor City Five, later known as MC5,...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel today said he erred last month when he said tighter protest rules and higher fines for thwarting police would be temporary measures designed just for a pair of spring meetings of international leaders in Chicago."I misspoke, and I...
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