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Men accused of carrying $1,400 worth of pot in car

Men accused of carrying $1,400 worth of pot in car

Two men were arrested Monday night after police officers, who pulled them over for running a stop sign in Lakeview,...

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Man accused of trying to buy $800 in Bub City gift certificates with fake debit card

Man accused of trying to buy $800 in Bub City gift certificates with fake debit card

Eight hundred dollars would buy a lot of bourbon and barbecue.

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Man accused of resisting police officer after being stopped for bicycling on sidewalk

Man accused of resisting police officer after being stopped for bicycling on sidewalk

A Chicago man caught bicycling on the sidewalk in Old Town was arrested and charged with resisting a police officer...

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Mini wallet latest item to enter fashion tech scene

Mini wallet latest item to enter fashion tech scene

Having your phone battery die while you’re out and about sucks.

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Chicago races to run in May

Chicago races to run in May

It's spring! In Chicago! Lace up those running shoes and take a look at RedEye's list of May races to run in the city.

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Talking hair with the cast of 'Hair'

Talking hair with the cast of 'Hair'

Sometimes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Greenwich Village, 1967: A new generation struggles with...

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Rebuilding Exchange: From landfills to your home

Rebuilding Exchange: From landfills to your home

In a warehouse in Lincoln Park, a group of sustainability-minded carpenters and hobbyists are turning Michigan barn wood...

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Taking out the trash

Taking out the trash

When Holly Worthy moved to Bucktown from Des Moines, Iowa last year, recycling her used cans, bottles and paper goods...

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Feds create unit to combat Chicago violence

Feds create unit to combat Chicago violence

When U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon took his post six months ago amid pressure to curtail Chicago‘s relentless...

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Lagunitas brewery officially opens Chicago operation

Lagunitas brewery officially opens Chicago operation

The Lagunitas Brewing Co. has officially wet its whistle bottling beer in Chicago.

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Vintage Chicago newsreels released, show classic city life

Vintage Chicago newsreels show classic city life

Dateline: Chicago, where ladies are bowling, ovens are operated by telephone and city folk can't make heads or tails...

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Amtrak employee accused of stealing railroad repair tools

Amtrak employee accused of stealing repair tools

A Chicago man was accused of stealing more than $1,400 worth of railroad repair tools from Amtrak, where he works as a...

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Target employee accused of stealing iPads

Target employee accused of stealing iPads

A Target employee was accused of stealing $1,700 worth of iPads from the State Street store early Wednesday morning,...

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Police find suspicious LSD package, shut down traffic

Police find suspicious LSD package, shut down traffic

2:25 p.m. UPDATE: Police have reopened Lake Shore Drive. The suspicious item appears to have been a...

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Boys jump from fire into arms of cops, neighbors

Boys jump from fire into arms of cops, neighbors

It took a minute for the man standing on the front porch of the West Pullman home to realize what was going on when...

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Developers unveil renderings for Lakeview Mariano's complex

Developers unveil renderings for Lakeview Mariano's complex

A Mariano's could be coming to Lakeview, and it could bring a fitness club, a new park, and 279 parking spots to North...

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Survey: Chicago ranks high for Millennial living, especially Wicker Park

Millennials love living in Chicago, Wicker Park

When it comes to ranking the best cities for Millennials, Chicago is just off the winners podium. 

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Comedy Exposition of 2014 brings laughs back to Chicago

Bringing laughs back to Chicago

There would be no big-time comedy festival in Chicago in 2014, it seemed, until four Chicago comics and a journalist...

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Slain boy, 16, 'just wanted to get his family out of the hood'

Slain boy, 16, 'just wanted to get his family out of the hood'

Tuesday morning wasn't the first time that Hector Forastieri had to clean up blood from a sidewalk in Rogers Park.

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Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn

Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn

Easter Sunday lands on April 20 this year, so it's a good idea your cat doesn't get the munchies. 

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Assailant said, "Don't do anything, I'll slit your throat," according to police.

Assailant said, "Don't do anything, I'll slit your throat," according to police.

A woman walking home from a Lakeview gas station was sexually assaulted by a man who ran up from behind, pulled out a...

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Barcade gamers battle to be legends of the leaderboard

Barcade gamers battle to be legends of the leaderboard

A few days after his wedding in July, Scott Hoyer was back behind the bar. Between flicks of the wrist at the tap, he...

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Man accused of DUI crash after his license plate number imprinted in victim's car bumper: Police

License plate imprint leads to DUI charges

A Chicago man was accused of rear-ending a car while driving under the influence Tuesday, county prosecutors said,...

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Man accused of burglarizing Old Town home caught with stolen diaper bag

Man accused of stealing diaper bag from home

A Chicago man was accused of breaking into an Old Town home Tuesday morning after he set off the home's alarm system and...

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Chicago native Allison Semmes stars as Diana Ross in 'Motown the Musical'

Chicago native Allison Semmes stars in 'Motown the Musical'

Chicago native Allison Semmes is a classical singer by training—she has a bachelor's degree in opera from the...

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Police warn of thieves posing as video game store customers

Police: Thieves posing as video game store customers

Thieves have been stealing video gaming systems and games from stores around the city while pretending to be customers,...

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