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The UNITED IN PEACE, INC. ORGANIZATION is dedcated to Community/Political Activisim with regard to the health, interests, rights and needs of the …


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Suspect arrested in hit-and-run death of 4-year-old boy, once saved children from burning bus

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The driver of a Mercedes-Benz that killed a 4-year-old boy and injured his sister and mother Friday night turned himself in to …

High school teacher accused of having sex with student in classroom

A teacher at Chicago Vocational Career Academy was ordered held on $150,000 bail after being charged with having sex with one of her students, prosecutors said.<p>Bridgette Miller, 39, got the 17-year-old boy's cell phone number from another student and the two began texting each other, prosecutors …

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Everything you know about drugs is wrong

<b>A DEA agent carries a bundle of marijuana. (AP/Elaine Thompson)</b><p>Author Carl Hart says we focus too much on drugs’ dangers – and not enough on how racism affects drug policy<p>Tessie Swope Castillo<p>August 10, 2013 6:30pm (UTC)<p>It’s not every day you read a book that blows the lid off of everything you’ve …

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Propaganda Terms in the Media and What They Mean - Noam Chomsky

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Bankrupt Detroit finds $1m cheque in city hall drawer

Finding a $1m uncashed cheque would be a dream come true for anyone, but for the largest US city ever to file for bankruptcy, it could have paid for vital services.<p>The cheque was found in a city hall desk drawer in March, a month after it was received. Four months later the city collapsed into …

Man Hides Loaded Gun In Buttocks, Then Helps Police Find It, They Say

<b>Story by Quinn Ford, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago:</b><p>COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — A Little Village gang member is being held on $20,000 bail after he admitted to police he was hiding a loaded gun in his buttocks, authorities said.<p>"I'm gonna be real with you, I have a gun in my a--," Marco Alvarado, …

Man charged in hammer-wielding bank robbery

A Morton Grove man has been charged in a bank robbery Monday in which the robber wielded a hammer to rob a bank in northwest suburban Park Ridge.<p>Anthony Nugent, 38, of the 8900 block of North Mango Street in Morton Grove was charged Thursday with bank robbery and was ordered held in federal custody …


Here's to a Great Beach Vacation in... Chicago

Summer's coming to an end and you're torn. You want a weekend at the beach, but you could also use a little culture, a bit of big city shenanigans.<p>Why not have it all in the beach town of... Chicago. The third largest city in America has more than 26 miles of free, public beaches (more, in fact, …


Chicago Shootings: 8 Wounded Citywide In Just Four Hours Of Gunfire Overnight Friday

At least eight people were injured in just four hours of shootings in Chicago Thursday night into early Friday.<p>The shootings were spread citywide, with the most critical injuries sustained by a man shot in the head and a woman shot in the chest in separate attacks.<p>The first shooting of the evening …

Former U. of I. basketball star guilty of harassing witness

Former Waukegan and Illinois basketball star Jereme Richmond was found guilty Thursday of harassment of a witness in connection with a dispute with his probation officer, his attorney Lawrence Wade said.<p>Check back for updates.


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<i>Photo Credit: Eric Allix Rogers</i><p>We're turning into the home stretch of street festival season. Here are a few highlights:<p><b>Bud Billiken Parade and …

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Go to the content Go to the footer<p>News<p>60 exciting openings in Chicago in July<p>Find everything you need to do in Chicago this month, from fireworks to …


Chicago Safe Passage Routes Map Released As Critics Worry The Program Is Not Ready

With the start of the new school year two weeks away and Chicago Public School parents lamenting the lack of information about the heavily-touted "safe passage" routes, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office released a map of the routes Friday.<p>Parents worried their children will pass through gang territory …