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Mystery over Bridgeport arrests: Molotov cocktails or brewing equipment?

Mystery over Bridgeport arrests: Molotov cocktails or brewing equipment?

As the NATO summit approached, Chicago police Friday continued to hold several people suspected of making Molotov...

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Funny business

Funny business

Go: 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday at 4641 S. King Drive

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Sarah Palin sculpture makes stop in Bridgeport

Sarah Palin sculpture makes stop in Bridgeport

Ukranian Village based artist J. Taylor Wallace will roast a pig in the mouth of his giant metal Sarah Palin sculpture...

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Demolition of 'Rooftop Pastor' motel begins

Demolition of 'Rooftop Pastor' motel begins

It took a three-month stand on the roof, dozens of volunteers and thousands of dollars to get to this point.

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Emanuel says community must join fight against gangs

Emanuel says community must join fight against gangs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on residents to help police take back their neighborhoods in the wake of a spate of...

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Photos: The return of the South Side Irish Parade

Photos: The return of the South Side Irish Parade

After a two-year hiatus due to complaints about drunken behavior, the South Side Irish Parade celebrating St. Patrick'...

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Girl, 16, stabbed at South Side high school with teacher's scissors

Girl, 16, stabbed at South Side high school with teacher's scissors

A 16-year-old girl was stabbed in a South Side public high school this morning with scissors grabbed from a teacher's...

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Englewood street named in Bernie Mac's honor

Englewood street named in Bernie Mac's honor

Bernie Mac has his own street.

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Pastor ends rooftop vigil after donation from actor, director Tyler Perry

Pastor ends rooftop vigil after donation from actor, director Tyler Perry

Over the last three months, living in a chilly tent on the roof of a vacant South Side motel, there were several times...

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Police: More than $6M in pot grabbed from Englewood ring

Police: More than $6M in pot grabbed from Englewood ring

Four people were charged in connection with an Englewood drug ring after police seized more than $6 million in marijuana...

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Funeral home owner: Bodies were treated 'with utmost respect'

Funeral home owner: Bodies were treated 'with utmost respect'

The owner of a South Shore funeral home shut down after authorities cited him for no electricity or heat insists he...

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Local polyamorous community ditches monogamy for honesty

Local polyamorous community ditches monogamy for honesty

Rivanna Jihan won't be celebrating Valentine's Day this year, but that's not because she doesn't have a significant...

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Pedestrian, 72, struck in hit-and-run dies

Pedestrian, 72, struck in hit-and-run dies

A motorist who was not authorized to drive is behind bars following a hit-and-run crash earlier this month on the...

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Metra passengers held-up in station

Metra passengers held-up in station

In a brazen afternoon stick-up, robbers entered the Metra station in the 800 Block of E. 95th St., pulled out guns,...

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New crackdown by cops targets neighborhoods on West, South sides

New crackdown by cops targets neighborhoods on West, South sides

Chicago police officers from several specialized units will focus on two districts – Englewood on the South Side...

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Judge won't lower bond for teen charged in video beating case

Judge won't lower bond for teen charged in video beating case

A Cook County judge today refused to lower bond for one of seven teenagers charged with beating and robbing a 17-year-...

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Emanuel gives thumbs-up to South Side Irish Parade return

Emanuel gives thumbs-up to South Side Irish Parade return

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today gave a thumbs-up to the return of the South Side Irish Parade despite concerns some have...

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7 questioned in Bridgeport beating caught on video

7 questioned in Bridgeport beating caught on video

Police were questioning seven teens about the beating and robbery of a 17-year-old high school senior in a Bridgeport...

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City expects to issue permit for return of South Side Irish Parade

City expects to issue permit for return of South Side Irish Parade

City officials have agreed to issue a permit for the South Side Irish Parade to be held again this March, despite...

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Police release video of South Side gas station slaying

Police release video of South Side gas station slaying

Chicago police have released surveillance photos and video of two men wanted in the fatal shooting of the part-owner...

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Hugs and tears: Returning soldier surprises daughter at school

Hugs and tears: Returning soldier surprises daughter at school

Six-year-old Grace La Giglia was sitting at her school desk, pencil in hand, when she felt a tap on her back.

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