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Tribune reporterIf Donny Jones hadn't been rehabbing a house, he wouldn't have been headed to a Home Depot and he wouldn't have been driving along Lake Shore Drive just as a woman needed his help as she fled an attacker. "The chances of me being right there at the right...
Tribune reporterDozens of people showed up with extensive concerns at a forum tonight for a proposed West Ridge Nature Preserve on 20 acres of former Rosehill Cemetery property purchased by the city in 2011. The property is the largest lot purchased -- for $7.7...
Once again the Grant Park Music Festival is taking the lead among local summer festivals when it comes to presenting eclectic combinations of popular symphonic and choral fare and more adventuresome classical music programming. And it's all free. The...
Tribune reporterThe Chicago Park District Board this evening approved a new 10-year contract for the company that manages Soldier Field. The board made its unanimous decision about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday after an extensive presentation by the evaluation team and SMG,...
Tags: McCormick Place, Michael Kelly, AEG, Soldier Field
The city of Chicago last week bought the 2.7-mile-long elevated Canadian Pacific Railway spur known as the Bloomingdale Trail. The sales price was $1, not including administrative fees. By the time the spur's makeover into a bike and running path is...
Wheaton will see new stores and downtown development in the new year, while golfers in Glen Ellyn will enjoy a renovated clubhouse and driving range at the Village Links course. In West Chicago, elementary school teachers have filed a strike notice as...
Tags: Chicago Teachers Strike, Strikes, Sports, Teachers, Unions
• Dare2Tri: Paratriathlon (swim, bike, run) program for youths, adults and injured service members with a physical disability or visual impairment. Includes beginner- through elite-level athletes. Has 137 members and 250 able-bodied volunteers. Visit...
It’s a ritual by now at Lollapalooza. Once again the Perry’s stage, devoted to DJ’s and electronic music artists, was a sea of pumping fists, pogoing heads and all-around madness Friday. Germany'sZedd and London’s Nero...
Chicago Tribune reporterOn summer evenings, players in ragtag uniforms — a few baseball caps, perhaps jerseys bearing a corner tavern's name — converge on parks all across the Windy City, honoring with ball and bat Chicago's contribution to the world of sport: the...
Tags: Sports, YMCA, Grant Park, Baseball, Softball
Without hesitation or apology Thursday at Halas Hall, Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher admitted again that he would lie about having a concussion to stay in a game. The irony was you admired Urlacher's honesty. In the midst of Chicago's weeklong...
Tags: Dave Duerson, Football, Concussion, Sports, Houston Texans
LONDON — Sprinting down the hallways for track practice at St. Gregory High School on the North Side, of all the unlikely places, Regina George helped open a door to the 2012 Olympics. The Catholic school, enrollment 98, had no outdoor track or...
Tribune reportersA veteran Chicago cop was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Friday on charges he had sex with a prisoner he’d promised to release from the West Side lockup where the officer was stationed. Officer Nelson Stewart, 59, stood silently in court...
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