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firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Hagerstown Community College men’s basketball team wasn’t quite itself on Saturday. The Hawks were in a trance, somewhere between amnesia and hypnotization. Then again, it might have been shellshock. The Hawks lost their identity,...
Ahead of the heatwave expected to bring 100-degree temperatures to the area, Chicago Public School officials have canceled summer school classes at 10 schools that lack air conditioning. Classes have been canceled at the following schools: Altgeld,...
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For a second time in two weeks, the summertime heat has led to the cancellation of Chicago Public School summer classes, officials said. CPS chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard has ordered summer school classes cancelled at 18 schools that do not...
Tribune reporterMayor Rahm Emanuel wants to put a long standing Chicago practice on the books to ensure that police detain only undocumented immigrants who are suspected or convicted criminals. The symbolic ordinance Emanuel proposed Tuesday would allow city police to...
Change of SubjectGeorge N. Leighton, 6/29/2012. Tribune photo by Terence Antonio James In a startling break with tradition, Cook County has just named its central courthouse after former Judge George N. Leighton. The tradition I’m referring to isn’t the long-...
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
An early spring will bring not only May flowers to the farmers markets this year, but also an abundance of farm-fresh produce earlier than usual, while preparations for Chicago's first NATO summit will delay two downtown markets. The Daley Plaza...
Tribune reporterAn imprisoned top adviser and fundraiser for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich admitted to conduct that could have brought about federal scrutiny, but he disputed the charges a federal jury convicted him of in 2008. "I have done things I could have been...
Tags: Bribery, Barack Obama, Trials, Tony Rezko, Prisons
Tribune reportersWhen Chicago aldermen floated a proposal in 1987 to boost their city pensions dramatically, Mayor Harold Washington's administration dismissed it as an arrogant ploy that lacked even a cursory cost analysis. Three years later, the proposal still didn't...
Two years into his reign as Chicago's longest-serving mayor, Richard M. Daley took advantage of the state's convoluted pension system to significantly increase his potential payout while saving $400,000 in contributions, a Tribune/WGN-TV investigation has...
Tribune reporterA 21-year-old motorist was killed this morning in a violent, three-vehicle crash on the city's South Side, police said. The collision happened just before 1 a.m. in the 400 block of East 47th Street, just a short distance from the Harold Washington...
Dylon Cormier (Cardinal Gibbons) and Robert Olson scored 23 and 16 points, respectively, and the host Loyola men's basketball team pulled away from Canisius, 77-62, on Saturday at Reitz Arena. The Greyhounds (11-4, 4-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)...
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