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Police Chase Alleged Eggers Until Crash At Cable Car Turnaround

No, not the "Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" guy. [ more › ]

Video: Baby Otters Frolic At Oakland Zoo

The six pups are from two different litters, although they both have the same dad — a Texan otter named "Wyatt." [ more › ]

Cupertino Mayor Says Apple Kicked Him Out Of HQ

And he's not happy with their effective tax rate. [ more › ]

Muni Will FINALLY Allow Two Trains In A Station At Once, Soon

After years of delays and failed efforts, Muni has finally got the software working to allow two trains to pull up to the platform and open their doors at once. [ more › ]

Local Vegan Community Up In Arms Upon Learning That Gracias Madre Owners Eat Meat Now

Unfolding over the last couple weeks has been some MAJOR DRAMA on social media over the revelation (not new) that the owners of Gracias Madre and Cafe Gratitude gave up veganism. [ more › ]

Sorry Kool Camel Kids, Bill Raising California Smoking Age To 21 Signed Into Law

A group of bills was singed into law yesterday by Governor Jerry Brown, addressing vaping, smoking in the workplace, and the statewide smoking age. [ more › ]

Top Chef Alum Ryan Scott Is Behind Finn Town, Taking Over Former Barracuda In The Castro

Finn Town takes its name from one of the former names of the neighborhood, from back in the 1850s, harkening he says to a time when "the food was unpretentious and the drinks were strong and satisfying." [ more › ]

Roving Candy Bandits Menace Madrid Street

A dastardly pair took that "I Want Candy" song too far. [ more › ]

Budgeting for Outcomes

More and more states are now contending with budgetary shortfalls: Illinois, New Jersey and Oklahoma are just a few examples. Deficits typically occur not when states tax too little, but rather when they spend too much. Why is it that...Show More Summary

Video: New Dolphin Calf Frolics With Mom At The Shedd Aquarium

Katrl and her new son frolicking (and nursing) at the Shedd. [ more › ]

UChicago's Annual Scav Hunt Is Back To Up Chicago's Whimsy Levels

Items include a butt-plug "lovingly" carved to look like Theodore Roosevelt and a life-size Neko Atsume yard. [ more › ]

Twitter Fight Over Racy Indiana Beer Label Highlights Industry Sexism Concerns

Even if you want to defend your beer labels as fun, works of art, inoffensive or just plain sexy, insulting your customers just isn't good business. [ more › ]

Three friends with a photo of Tom Hanks and 24 hours to kill walk into the Majestic

Late last year, four friends decided to spend an entire day at the Majestic Diner and document their experiment in agonizing detail. This is their story. …

Anita Alvarez Is Recusing Herself From Prosecuting The Laquan McDonald Case

"It is my greatest hope that the citizens of Chicago who have been shocked and polarized by this crime and this tragedy will understand and welcome this decision." [ more › ]

10 Chicago Museum Directors Defend The Lucas Museum In Open Letter

Leaders of the Art Institute, the MSI and the Shedd, among others, signed a letter calling it "a potential philanthropic gift of historic proportions." [ more › ]

TRUE CONFESSIONS: Monyetta Shaw Regrets Having Threesomes With Ne-Yo…

Monyetta Shaw revealed quite a bit of tea about he ex recently and admits she compromised her values while in her long term relationship with singer Ne-Yo. According to Shaw, she’s done several things to keep her man happy that weren’t necessarily in her best interests because she thought he’d with he forever. Show More Summary

We Ordered Mocktails At 6 Of Chicago's Best Cocktail Bars

Just because you don't drink doesn't mean you can't enjoy some of Chicago's best cocktail bars. [ more › ]

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