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Pilsen Pastor Says Alleged Synagogue Vandal Was A Threatening Presence At Her Church

"The moment I saw him, I felt a fear throughout my body that I hadn't felt in all my life," said Sara Walker, an assistant to the pastor. [ more › ]

Chicago Artist Is Drawing Another Impressionist Masterpiece On An Etch A Sketch

After a painstaking interpretation of Seurat, the Etch A Sketch wiz has moved down the Art Institute to Caillebotte. [ more › ]

Blackhawks, CPD Bring Hockey To Kids On The South Side

The team's Get Out And Learn program introduces Chicago youth "to a game they normally wouldn't be exposed to." [ more › ]

Rauner Pushes Back On CPS, Defends Own Refugee Halt

The governor's talk with public radio was quite the contrast to his seemingly more choreographed Facebook Live chats. [ more › ]

Four Facebook Live Torture Suspects Plead Not Guilty

They face charges of a hate crime and aggravated kidnapping, among other charges. [ more › ]

Jeff Bridges To Play Architect Mies van der Rohe In Movie About Farnsworth House

Maggie Gyllenhaal will reportedly co-star as Dr. Edith Farnsworth, the Chicago woman who commissioned the famous glass-walled Farnsworth home. [ more › ]

Video: This Bright Orange Newborn Monkey At Lincoln Park Zoo Is Charming Us Silly

Zookeepers couldn't tell if the little one is a boy or girl because the infant was so tightly embracing mom. [ more › ]

19 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

Whether shopping for a last minute gift for your soul mate or raging at an anti-Valentine's party, this weekend's got a little something for everyone. [ more › ]

Oversight Panel Urges Firing For Officer Who Repeatedly Lied About Fatal Shooting

The family's attorney said he hoped the recommendation would have "a chilling effect on the serial lying that is all too common." [ more › ]

17-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Jefferson Park

No one is in custody as of Friday morning. [ more › ]

Photos: 'Star Wars' SUV, Lego Batmobile & More Wow At 2017 Chicago Auto Show

The country's largest auto show floors it with impossibly sleek sports cars and bonkers novelty rides. [ more › ]

Super-Ambitious Lake Shore Drive Proposal Would Add Park, Straighten Road

The plan could cost in excess of $500 million. But these renderings sure are fun to dream about. [ more › ]

Rahm Still Chasing His White Whale, An Express Train To O'Hare

There's no route, price tag or financing plan yet, but that doesn't mean Rahm will stop vigorously mentioning the "express rail." [ more › ]

Tipster Said Suspected Synagogue Vandal Is Known White Supremacist: Prosecutor

Stuart Wright, who faces a hate crime charge, was ordered held on $150,000 bond. [ more › ]

Man Arrested For Battering Students At Gold Coast Elementary School Playground

A St. Louis, MO man faces four felony counts of aggravated battery to children in the incident. [ more › ]

We're Finally Getting A United Center L Station

The Green Line stop is slated to open at Damen and Lake in 2020. [ more › ]

Mike Myers To Play Second City Legend Del Close In Upcoming Biopic

Close mentored stars like Bill Murray, Tina Fey and Myers himself. [ more › ]

Northwestern Student Government Wants Frat Suspended During Sexual Assault Investigation

Student government wants Northwestern's Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter suspended while the school investigates multiple reports of sexual assault there. [ more › ]

John Walt, Co-Founder Of Pivot Gang, Fatally Stabbed In River North

Chicago has lost one of its great up-and-coming hip-hop voices. [ more › ]

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