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April 21, 2017 News



  • Anthony Rizzo Smokes Game-Tying Home Run vs Reds - NBC Chicago

    NBC Chicago -  Down 5-2 when the top of the ninth inning started, the Chicago Cubs needed a hero to help keep their hopes of winning the contest alive, and naturally they got a big hit out of one of their biggest stars. That star was first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who ...
  • Family mourns entrepreneur killed in shooting on Dan Ryan's Chinatown exit - Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Tribune -  “We thank you for all things, but most of all, Lord Jesus, we ask that you remove this element, that you stop this violence, that you put an end to this horrible, horrible condition that has plagued our neighborhoods here in Chicago,” McIntosh said.
  • 1 dead, 5 wounded in shootings on West, South sides - Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Tribune -  One person was killed and five have been wounded since early afternoon Friday in shootings on the South and West sides, Chicago police said. Two male victims were shot, one fatally, in an attack in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood, according to police.
  • In divorce filing, Sandi Jackson says Chicago isn't her home - Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Sun-Times -  In divorce documents filed Friday, Sandi Jackson claims the South Side home the couple once shared isn't their marital home and shouldn't be used as proof the case should be heard here – while denying claims she still uses the home when in Chicago and ...
  • Chicago's 7-cents-a-bag tax driving down bag use, study shows - Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Sun-Times -  Chicago's 7-cents-a-bag tax on paper and plastic bags is driving consumer behavior in the right direction to reduce landfill costs: Both the number of disposable bags used and the number of shoppers willing to pay for them is way down. Before Feb.
  • Bebe is latest retailer to announce closures - Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Tribune -  Bebe joins other retailers in the succession of store closure announcements in recent months. Payless ShoeSource is among the most recent, announcing earlier this month it will close 400 stores — including three in the Chicago — as part of its ...
  • Series Preview: Chicago Cubs - Red Reporter

    Red Reporter -  Unfortunately, it will be a tall task as they welcome the defending world champion Chicago Cubs to Great American Ball Park. The Cubs went 14-5 against the Reds in 2016, and they outscored Cincinnati 143-69 in those contests. That run of success ...
  • CBS Radio Chicago names new sales chief - Robert Feder (blog)

    Robert Feder (blog) -  Facing declining revenue at its music stations, CBS Radio Chicago is shaking up its sales leadership for the third time in 16 months. Chad Feldman was named vice president and director of sales this week in the latest realignment under Tim Pohlman ...
  • Hottest Places to Buy in Chicago, Suburbs: Report - NBC Chicago

    NBC Chicago -  So far this year, it appears Chicago-area home buyers are trading some of the most popular neighborhoods and suburbs for more affordable options. According to a Crain's Chicago analysis of sales data in the area, the first three months of the year took ...
  • Mihalopoulos: Clout-rich janitor firm accused of job offer mess - Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Sun-Times -  The city contractor that allegedly “reserved jobs for individuals based on political considerations” is United Maintenance Co. Inc., according to City Hall sources and the alderman whose office blew the whistle on the firm. Led by former Chicago cop ...
  • Book excerpt: On the Chicago Cubs' history of curses - CBS News

    CBS News -  In this excerpt, Simon explores the power of stories, or myths, which have fostered the legend of curses befalling baseball's perennial losers, who would fail over the course of several generations at bringing a World Series victory home to Chicago ...
  • Vintage Chicago street gang business cards - Boing Boing

    Boing Boing -  “The hand-drawn graphics, the 'Old English' typefaces, the outlandish names and clever slogans,” he explains are elements that time stamp the activity and attitude of Chicago's gang culture. “For example, an upside-down symbol or name is a sign of ...

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