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Judge Sets $1.5 Million Bond For Officer Charged With Laquan McDonald's Murder

55 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Prosecutors wanted to hold the cop without bail but his attorney, Daniel Herbert, argued that he is not a flight risk. [ more › ]

Hanksy Hits Up Chicago With Some New Street Art

56 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

  Check out some new pieces Hanksy did while in town recently. [ more › ]

Students Launch Campaign To Fix 'Disgusting' Chicago Public School Lunches

Apparently the school lunches at Chicago Public Schools are "disgusting." They're so unappetizing that some students at Roosevelt High School have launched an online campaign to fix that. [ more › ]

Dunkin' Donuts Is Now Offering Delivery

How many mornings have you sat at your desk and thought, "If only I had a maple-glazed donut, I could be so happy right now"? [ more › ]

Photos: The Enchanting Miniature City And 'L' Trains At The Chicago Botanic Garden

  A remarkable plant-based reproduction of Chicago landmarks in miniature, both past and present, awaits you at 'Wonderland Express.' [ more › ]

Photos: Greek Out At The Field Museum With 5000+ Years Of Artifacts

  This groundbreaking exhibit features help from over 21 Greek institutions to acquire and display artifacts, many which have never been seen outside of Greece. [ more › ]

Rupert Murdoch Claims Tribune To Be Sold To Wall St. Firm

Tribune Publishing denied the rumor on Monday morning claiming that they are "not engaged in discussions or a process to sell the company." [ more › ]

A UIC Student Has Been Arrested Over The UChicago Shooting Threat

A University of Illinois at Chicago student living off-campus has been arrested. [ more › ]

The City Will Make More Police Officers Wear Body Cameras

Less than a week after the release of the Laquan McDonald shooting video, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced that more police officers will be wearing video cameras on their bodies. [ more ...

Business Groups Plea for Budget Solution in Letter to Rauner, Legislative Leaders

A coalition of business groups from the greater Chicago area this week sent a letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner and the four leaders of the Illinois General Assembly pleading with them to get a state budget passed and bring some stabilityShow More Summary

Political Leaders 'Turned Their Backs' On Cop Who Shot Laquan McDonald, His Defense Attorney Says

The attorney called out political leaders who he says abandoned his client when it became convenient. [ more › ]

TBOX May Just Be The Most Hellish Place In Chicago This Christmas Season

It's a fierce competition around the holidays to truly be the single worst place in Chicago. But we think the answer is clear: Wrigleyville during TBOX. [ more › ]

11 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

We hope you've slept off your Thanksgiving feasting, because there's a lot going on around town this week! [ more › ]

Breaking Down Illinois' October Jobless Rates by City, County and Metro Area

Unemployment rates fell in all but two metro areas in October, though half of them lost jobs over the year, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Illinois Department of Employment Security. Peoria...Show More Summary

3 Injured In Police Chase To Recover Stolen Van With 2-Year-Old Girl Inside

Police chased a stolen van with a 2-year-old girl inside from Little Village to Logan Square Sunday night. [ more › ]

Let The Force Flow Through You At This Star Wars-Themed Dinner

Your excuse to order "Tauntaun Soup Dumplings" and "JarJarBisque." [ more › ]

Dime Stories: One Week in Chicago

By Tony Fitzpatrick For the past week I’ve watched footage from the Paris attacks on the various news outlets. Some are respectful and measured, some are tantamount to the pornography of grief. There seems to be an unquenchable appetite for war among some of the news agencies that are charged with covering these awful events. […]

UChicago Cancels Monday Classes Due To FBI Threat Warning

The University of Chicago has announced it is cancelling all classes and campus activities Monday due to an FBI warning about an online threat against the South Side university. [ more › ]

10 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

You're full of turkey, now it's time to get out there and do some stuff. [ more › ]

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