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Scott Pruitt Visits A Polluted City That Could Be Crushed By EPA Budget Cuts

He'll have to do better than a whirlwind trip to fix the lead crisis in East Chicago, Indiana.

Barack Obama Returns To Public Life To Champion The Next Generation Of Leaders

He wants to help them "to take up the baton and to take their own crack at changing the world."

The Murder Rate Jumped Again In 2016. A Handful Of Cities Are Largely Responsible.

Baltimore, Chicago and Houston play a big role in the spike in murders, according to a new Brennan Center report.

Controversial Puerto Rican Nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera Returns To Chicago

The leader of pro-independence group FALN served 35 years in prison before President Barack Obama commuted his sentence.

Trump DOJ And Chicago May Reach A Police Reform Deal With ‘No Teeth’

City Hall is confident it struck the best deal, but police reformers say it won't go far enough.

Chicago Was On The Verge Of Police Reform. Then Trump Picked Jeff Sessions To Run The DOJ.

The city will serve as a bellwether for how -- or if -- the Justice Department will fight police abuse under the new attorney general.

After Another Excused Chicago Police Killing, It's Time To Trash Their Contract

It is possible that you may have missed the announcement last week that the Chicago police officer who killed 55-year-old Bettie Jones and 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier, will not have any charges pressed against him. The day after Christmas last year, police were called to the building where Bettie Jones lived. Show More Summary

One Shooting in Chicago

Michelle Robey, 55, probably had no idea that the corner here in my neighborhood, where she was shot dead Friday night was once the home of a 200 acre movie studio where L. Frank Baum personally helped make the very first version ofShow More Summary

Happy New Year

2016 was quite a year. A great year. The most interesting Presidential election year of my lifetime. My first full year as a grandfather. The first time I've ever visited Berlin. The first year during which almost all the books I read were on a Kindle. Show More Summary

The Magic Remains - Joffrey's Nutcracker Transformation

The Joffrey Ballet in Christopher Wheeldon's The Nutcracker. Photo by Cheryl Mann. by Catherine L. Tully A different type of excitement buzzed throughout the Auditorium Theatre lobby Saturday night. In years prior the hum has always been the lively anticipation of a ballet that was a familiar favorite-a tradition for many people in the Chicago area. Show More Summary

Heart Disease in Cats: A Silent Killer

Last week, a client brought her senior cat to have a pre-anesthetic blood test drawn by one of my certified veterinary technicians for a future dental procedure. Unexpectedly, this client also brought her recently adopted handsome young cat, named Apollo, for a nail trim. Show More Summary

Chicago - The Walking Dead?

Chicago is lost. Where's the outrage? Where is the disgust? Since the 2015 Thanksgiving Eve release of the Laquan McDonald killing video and subsequent Black Friday protests (#LaquanMcDonald #BlackFriday #BlackChristmas) we have experienced an increase in the mayhem and madness of murders and attempted murders (shootings) - 700+ & 4000+ respectively. Show More Summary

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