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Chicago Disability-Rights Group Sues Uber For Discrimination

Uber provided just 14 rides to motorized-wheelchair users in Chicago over a five-year period, plaintiffs say. [ more › ]

New App Allows Users To Rate And Share Experiences With Police

"People shouldn't have to just hope a negative interaction (with police) becomes viral." [ more › ]

Photos: Rebar Madness, When Will Truck Drivers Learn?

Chicago has a ton of bridges. We go over them, under them, and sometimes a semi truck gets stuck under them during rush hour, honking up traffic for miles around. [ more › ]

Report: Officers Who Sodomized Man With Screwdriver Still Employed By CPD

The officers were found liable in a civil suit but have never faced criminal charges or sanctions, according to a new report. [ more › ]

Police Arrest Man Accused Of Robbing Logan Square Liquor Stores At Gunpoint

A Logan Square man was accused of robbing several neighborhood convenience stores at gunpoint earlier this fall. [ more › ]

Almost Half Of Illinois Residents Want Out, Survey Finds

"People often don't feel they get good value for their tax dollars." [ more › ]

Get Your Goat: In Defense Of 'Bad' Cubs Writing

Baseball mythology and analytics can be fast friends... especially with this team. [ more › ]

A Look Back At Nirvana's Legendary Gig At The Metro, 25 Years Later

Kurt and Courtney hooked up, Dave demolished his drum kit, and 'Nevermind' was exploding. [ more › ]

Anthony Ponce Talks 'Aggressive Listening' As His Rideshare Interview Podcast Arrives

The former TV anchor made waves when he ditched traditional media to interview passengers as a Lyft driver. He's finally reached his destination. [ more › ]

Video Appears To Show Clown Threatened With Gun In Chicago

Cause for alarm? Poetic justice? Or just clever marketing? [ more › ]

Illinois Is The Only Midwest State That Would Not Elect Trump If Only Men Voted

The gender gap is ginormous nationwide, but Illinois dudes break the mold. [ more › ]

Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Dies After Bicycling Collision

Danny Carbol, 56, is the seventh cycling fatality this year. [ more › ]

West Town Is Getting Split-Rail, A New Restaurant From Chef Zoe Schor

We've been eagerly awaiting Zoe Schor's next move ever since she left Ada Street. [ more › ]

Photos: Cubs Beat Giants For Division Win, Move On To NLCS

The Cubs came back in the 9th inning for a 6-5 win in San Francisco. [ more › ]

World's Tallest Timber Tower Could Be Coming To Chicago's Riverfront

If built, the design could be the tallest wood-framed skyscraper on the planet. [ more › ]

Move It. Chicago Ranks Among Best Cities In U.S. For 'Active Living'

We'll see what the doom-and-gloom winter outlooks have to say about this. [ more › ]

Incomes Have Declined In Most Chicago Neighborhoods... Even The Rich Ones

Almost all Chicago communities saw income levels rise 20 years ago. The same ones have all declined. [ more › ]

Video: Trump Fired 'Celeb Apprentice' Contestant For Treating Board Room Like 'A Locker Room'

As America learned on Friday, Donald "Grab 'em by the pussy" Trump has some interesting ideas about what people talk about in locker rooms. [ more › ]

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