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Morning Box Score: Injuries Mount For Bulls In Loss

The injury bug continued to bite the Bulls in another United Center loss. [ more › ]

Here's Alec Baldwin Rapping Some Carl Sandburg Poetry

Let’s just say Baldwin won’t be embarking on a hip hop career anytime soon, but it looks like everyone had a good time. [ more › ]

CTA to double speed of some downtown buses that crawl at 3 mph

A long-awaited project designed to more than double the 3-mph average speed of CTA buses traveling across the middle of downtown will be called Loop Link, and construction of bus-only lanes and rapid transit-style boarding stations is...Show More Summary

Hopefully, Chicago Will Look Warmer From Space In A Few Weeks

Cold as Chicago looks from space, it's colder at ground level. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Rock Steady

We're only two days into March and things feel warmer already. [ more › ]

Karen Lewis Could Have Won!?

All eyes are on the runoff, but meanwhile Karen Lewis says she could have won. More states are starting their Common Core testing this week, but CPS is still unclear about what exactly it's going to do -- and what price it might pay....Show More Summary

Northbound Red Line Trains Bypassing Uptown/Edgewater Stations This Weekend

Additional information from the CTA: "Signal Improvements and Track Maintenance will begin March 6th (9pm) to March 9th (4am). Work activity will take place at track level near the Lawrence Platform to the North and Clifton Substation...Show More Summary

Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

PBR bingo, green eggs & ham and more Monday events in Chicago on March 2.  EAT PBR Bingo Boiler Room 2210 N. California Ave. 773-276-5625 Play bingo for a shot at winning slices of pizza and Pabst Blue Ribbon swag at the Logan Square bar's monthly game night. Show More Summary

Investigation into 'crash-and-grabs' nets arrest

A Chicago man has been arrested as part of an investigation into a series of "crash-and-grab" burglaries over the past few months in which thieves drive through the doors and windows of stores. Jawon Sellers, 24, of the 10100 block of...Show More Summary

Take heart, Chicago-Minoso chose to be one of us

Somewhere in my endless stacks of sports memorabilia, I have Minnie Minoso's autograph. I'm a bit embarrassed to admit I don't know exactly where it is at this moment, though expect that to be remedied in the near future. In a statement regarding the death of "Mr. Show More Summary

Buena Bunnies Build Baskets, On March 22nd

From Buena Park Neighbors:"Buena Park Neighbors to Hold Buena Bunnies Event - The Buena Park Neighbors Association will hold its annual Buena Bunnies event on Sunday, March 22, 2pm to 3pm at St. Mary of the Lake, 4200 North SheridanShow More Summary

Extra Extra: Chicago Ties Record For Coldest February

The last time Chicago saw a February so cold was in 1875. [ more › ]

Broken Foot Sidelines White Sox Sale

Sale compared the avulsion fracture in his right foot to a sprained ankle. He's expected to miss three weeks. [ more › ]

This is your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us. But Andrew is braver than I am. Show More Summary

Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn Take The Chicago Polar Plunge

  Lady Gaga joined her fiancé, 'Chicago Fire' star Taylor Kinney, in plunging into freezing Lake Michigan. [ more › ]

Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take icy plunge in Lake Michigan

Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn made the plunge into the icy waters of Lake Michigan for a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Gaga and Vaughn took the plunge along with more than 4,500 other participants. Gaga recently announced her engagement to "Chicago Fire" actor Taylor Kinney. Show More Summary

White Sox great Minnie Minoso dies: 'He was an extraordinary person'

Minnie Minoso, Chicago's first black major league baseball player who became one of the White Sox's greatest stars, died Sunday morning. Minoso was driving home from a friend's birthday party when he apparently fell ill and pulled over...Show More Summary

Around Town: On Frozen Ponds

  Today we look at the tranquility of ice rinks in Around Town. [ more › ]

Demonstrators Protest Homan Square CPD Site As Allegations Grow

Allegations of holding arrestees off the books and the use of CIA style interrogation techniques were published by the Guardian last week. [ more › ]

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