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By August, You Won't Be Able To Get A New Illinois Driver's License At A DMV

DMVs will only give out temporary paper licenses; your real license will come in the mail a few weeks later. [ more › ]

Video: Police Tackle Man Running On Dan Ryan Expressway

State police said they performed an "emergency take down" on the man for his own safety. [ more › ]

4 Films We Love (And 1 We Don't) Screening At The Chicago Critics Fest

The fest runs May 20 to 26 at the Music Box Theatre (and Martin Starr is going to be there). [ more › ]

Police Detective Who Killed Rekia Boyd Resigns

Dante Servin killed the unarmed and innocent Boyd in Douglas Park while off-duty, when he fired an unregistered weapon over his shoulder into a crowd. [ more › ]

Rents Are Up To $3,900 A Month At Logan Square's Latest TOD Apartments

It all sounds fun and hip, until you've priced all your neighbors off the block. [ more › ]

Weiner's Circle In Legal Hot Water For 'Volatile' Late-Night Vibe

A woman broke her wrist and elbow there after a man the staff had just threatened with pepper spray and a "large spoon" ran into her. [ more › ]

2 Flight Attendants Injured On Turbulent Midway-Bound Flight

Air travel to and from Chicago is, for all intents and purposes, cursed. [ more › ]

Chicago Has Racked Up A $9 Million Police Misconduct Tab So Far This Year

If the full City Council approves the two lawsuits on Wednesday, Chicago will have paid out more than $9 million in police misconduct lawsuits for this year alone. [ more › ]

Shooting Deaths On Kennedy Expressway Declared A Murder-Suicide

The deaths of a man and woman found fatally shot in an SUV on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday have been ruled a murder-suicide by the county medical examiner. [ more › ]

Video: Homer Likes Chicago Deep Dish More Than NYC's Dumb Pizza

"I prefer Chicago deep dish," Homer Simpson declared in a live "Simpsons" show Sunday. [ more › ]

Extra-Alarm Fire In Lakeview Injured 1, Displaced 30 Monday Evening

Overall, 127 firefighters in 41 companies fought the blaze, and it took an hour to put out. [ more › ]

Anti-Gentrification Protesters Plan To Take Over The 606 Tuesday For 'Mega March'

Activists dedicated to fighting gentrification in Chicago's lower income communities are taking their calls for more affordable housing to The 606 Tuesday evening. [ more › ]

Settlement Could Slightly Improve Life For Mentally Ill Inmates In Illinois

The agreement could hopefully end the horror of solitary confinement for many. [ more › ]

O'Hare Airport Was A Living Nightmare Last Weekend

Treacherous security lines at O'Hare International Airport turned the Far North Side hub into a waking nightmare of missed flights, delays and stranded travelers Sunday night. [ more › ]

Chicago Could Get Its Very Own Beer Museum With An On-Site Bar

Does the Lucas Museum plan to have a house bar? With guest brewers? We didn't think so. [ more › ]

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