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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 › ]

White Sox Legend Minnie Miñoso Dies At Age 89

Chicago lost another baseball legend Sunday. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Pictures Of You

Spring is on the horizon but winter will fight it tooth and nail. [ more › ]

Monday Is Casimir Pulaski Day

The first Monday of March is that most Illinois of holidays, Pulaski Day. Most Cook County and Chicago government agencies and offices are closed. Chicago Public Schools will be open. Chicago Public Libraries are all closed. Most banks are open. Show More Summary

Lincoln Park Zoo Welcomes New Endangered Gorilla Baby

  The Lincoln Park Zoo was happy to debut an adorable new addition to their family this week. [ more › ]

It Was So Much Fun, We're Voting Again On April 7th

City Election 2.0. Updated information about voting in the city run-off election for mayor and assorted aldermen, including James Cappleman and Amy Crawford in the 46th Ward: Not registered to vote, or would like to change your address or other information on your existing registration? You can do it until March 10th. Show More Summary

MCA Receives 10 Million Dollar Gift, Announces Vision Campaign

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago announced some exciting news recently. [ more › ]

15 Sun-Times Staffers Accept Voluntary Buyouts

Yesterday Robert Feder was able to report the names of the 15 staff members who accepted their voluntary buyouts from Wrapports. [ more › ]

Around Town: The Best Of February

  We share some of our favorite photos from February in Around Town today. [ more › ]

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