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Women's March On Chicago Organizers Announce Second Rally, For January

The sequel to the historic rally, dubbed "March to the Polls," looks to galvanize support for the midterms and beyond. [ more › ]

Photo Shows Noose Hanging In Water Department Truck; Alderman Calls For Hearings

A Water Department spokesperson said the the employee responsible "used the string for hanging pens while on the road." The worker was reprimanded but not fired. [ more › ]

Man Charged With Shoving Commuter Onto CTA Tracks Free On Bond After Wife Posts Bail

Chad Estep was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree attempted murder. [ more › ]

Massive, 76-Story Apartment Tower Planned For River North Parking Lot At State & Chicago

Nearly as tall as the John Hancock Center, it would become Chicago's sixth tallest building. [ more › ]

Long-Running, Experimental Variety Show Salonathon To End Run This Winter

Salonathon, the beloved experimental variety show that posts up at Beauty Bar almost every Monday night, has announced that it will be ending its six-plus-year run in February of 2018. [ more › ]

Video: Eddie Vedder Tosses Autographed Baseball & Guitar Picks To Fans From Roof Near Wrigley Field

There was at least a little bit of Cubs-related revelry before the rain hit on Tuesday. [ more › ]

2 Chicagoans Were Just Awarded MacArthur 'Genius' Grants

Get to know the celebrated photographer and Muslim community leader that (deservedly) took home the no-strings-attached award funds. [ more › ]

Seth Meyers Writer Amber Ruffin Calls Mike Ditka 'Da Worst' After His Absurd Oppression Comment

"70 percent of NFL players are black. How can you work with so many black people and not know them?" [ more › ]

Activists Block Street Outside City Hall With Coffin Installation To Protest Cop Academy, Gang Database

Activists briefly blocked traffic on Randolph Street outside City Hall Tuesday with a large-scale art installation to protest the city's gang database, as well as plans for a multi-million-dollar police and fire training academy to be built in West Garfield Park. [ more › ]

Cyclist Struck Across Head With A Drum By 'Racist Ahole' Driver, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Medical Costs

The cyclist said the driver clipped his bike then called him a racial slur when confronted. It escalated from there. [ more › ]

Jeremy Roenick Suggests Jemele Hill Should Be Suspended From ESPN Even Longer

Many have stepped up to defend the ESPN anchor. Roenick isn't one of them. [ more › ]

Chicagoans Demonstrate Against NRA & Call For Stricter Gun Laws

"I think to myself, when will it be my face, your face, or my children’s faces that will be next scrolling past on the news." [ more › ]

You Can Round Up Your Lyft Fare & Donate The Difference To Chance The Rapper's CPS Fund

The Chatham-native rapper (and champion of public-school funding) announced the partnership with Lyft on Tuesday. [ more › ]

10 Films You Must See At The Chicago International Film Festival

The Oscar-buzzed latest from master of monsters Guillermo del Toro; a blistering art-world satire starring Elisabeth Moss; and an animated feature destined for cult-classic status are just three of the must-sees. [ more › ]

Lincoln Square-Ravenswood Restaurant Week Starts Sunday

15 different spots are doing deals, and unlike Chicago Restaurant Week, they're all a little bit different, so do your research before you go. [ more › ]

Attacker Who Shoved Man Onto Loop CTA Tracks Arrested, Charged With Attempted Murder: Police

In August, a commuter was waiting for a train at the Washington Blue Line station when someone came up from behind and shoved him onto the tracks. [ more › ]

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