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Clout StreetThe Illinois Senate left the State Capitol later today without voting on measures to legalize gay marriage and outlaw assault weapons, leaving the fate of those controversial issues in doubt. A committee advanced the same-sex marriage bill late this...
For RedEyeHalf-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head. Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
Tags: Sculpture, Pilsen, Little Village, Culture, Michigan Avenue
CHICAGO (AP) — Urooj Khan had returned to Chicago from the hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia inspired to lead a better life and had sworn off buying lottery tickets — except just this once. To his astonishment, the scratch-off ticket was a...
A Rogers Park man found outside in Skokie Saturday died of cold exposure, authorities said. An autopsy Monday determined Luis M. Escalante, 53, died of cold exposure and his death was ruled an accident, according to the Cook County medical examiner's...
Tags: Skokie, Accidental Death
All inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific/North line trains were stopped for nearly two hours during the evening rush today after a train fatally struck a pedestrian near the Rogers Park station, Metra officials said. Officials warned that delays...
Tribune reporterCharges have been upgraded to murder for a man already in custody after police said he beat an 86-year-old man with a baseball bat so badly the man died in September. Donald Henry, 56, was charged Thursday morning with murder, according to Chicago...
Tags: Chicago Police Department, Murder, Evanston
The Hartford CourantThe names of more victims in Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School emerged Saturday, including a teacher who had just landed a permanent substitute position at the school. Lauren Rousseau, 30, landed the subsitute job in November and was one...
A 72-year-old woman who was pulled from Lake Michigan in the Rogers Park neighborhood this morning has been identified. A person who lives near the Pratt Boulevard Park called 911 about 11:20 a.m. when they saw the body. The police Marine Unit then went...
Tags: Lake Michigan
Tribune reportersAn 18-year-old Kankakee County man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman near the Morse CTA Red Line stop, according to police. James Shorty, of Momence, was charged in connection with the attack about 5:45 a.m. on Dec. 19. He was identified...
Tags: Assault, Momence, Prosecution, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials
The Hartford CourantAbout 3,000 people gathered at Western Connecticut State University Wednesday night to honor those lost, support each other and begin to recover from last Friday's school shooting in Newtown. Tears rolled down the faces of the young and the old, those...
Tags: Heroism, Judaism, Danbury, Music, Religion and Belief
Janice Patterson remembers calling her mother to announce she was engaged. There wasn't much excitement on the other end of the line. "She said, 'Well, I'll tell your father. It's your life,' Janice recalls. "Then she said, 'I have to get off the...
NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets. But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
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