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Family dog shot after escaping yard: 'Everybody knows her'

Luna the pit bull terrier has a brown spot between her ears, a marking that Maritza Galindo's children say looks like the moon, and that led them to insist that she be named after it.<p>Her sons, ages 3, 7, and 8, have been asking about the family dog constantly since she disappeared Thursday …

Dogs

Man charged with shooting ex-girlfriend's stepfather

An Austin man was ordered held on $1 million on charges of shooting his ex-girlfriend's stepfather during a quarrel last month on Chicago's South Side.<p>The suspect, Anthony M. Washington, fired seven shots at the 58-year-old man on March 9, hitting him in the left foot as the older man tried to …

Crime

Best Indian Food In Chicago An Introduction to the Restaurants in Chicago When I moved to Chicago couple of years ago, I was fascinated by the colorful scene of the Devon Avenue. As my ride was moving...

Food (India)

1 dead, 12 wounded in Chicago shootings

One person was killed and 12 were injured in shootings around Chicago Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, police said.<p>In the fatal shooting, a 26-year-old man was shot in the left eye and lower back in the South Shore neighborhood about 6:30 p.m., police said. An unknown man approached him and …

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You Must Get to the Mystery of Human Personality

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

Writing

Man killed by Portage cop during traffic stop: police

A man was shot to death by a Portage police officer during an early Saturday morning traffic stop, Police Chief Troy Williams said in a news release.<p>The man was pulled over in the 5300 block of Royal Avenue about 1:45 a.m. and took actions that led to the officer shooting him, Williams said in the …

Policing

Deputies get third try, catch theft suspect in Lakeside

On their third try, sheriff’s deputies caught one of a pair of car prowlers who kept returning to a Lakeside neighborhood Friday.<p>Authorities said the …

Crime

Chicago law firms cultivate new cannabis-specific practices

Law firms throughout Chicago, from national firms to solo operations, are carving out cannabis practices as marijuana use gains acceptance.<p>Firms are …

Cannabis

He’s Baaaaack! Obama Announces First Public Event Since Leaving The White House

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Man hid gun under infant son's car seat: Prosecutors

A reputed gang member hid a loaded handgun under the car safety seat his 8-month-old son was riding in Friday in the Roseland neighborhood, prosecutors said Saturday.<p>Arron Woods, 24, of the 10100 block of South Yale Avenue, faces charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession …

Crime

Elmwood Park police: Store employee pursued shoplifter, fired shots at vehicle

Elmwood Park police say they are investigating an incident in which they said a store employee pursued a suspected shoplifter and fired shots at a vehicle in the early morning hours on Saturday.<p>According to a news release, police said there were no injuries reported.<p>Police responded to the incident …

Law Enforcement

Chicago, CA Join Growing List of Places Banning Travel to NC

HRC and Equality NC hailed the news that Chicago and California are maintaining their bans on taxpayer-funded travel to North Carolina. The …

North Carolina

Trump to hold 100th day rally on same night as White House Correspondents' Dinner

President Trump on Saturday announced plans to hold a campaign rally in Pennsylvania on April 29, marking his 100th day in office.<p>The White House did not offer additional details about where the rally would take place or what Trump's focus would be, referring questions to Trump's campaign …

Politics

Celtics coach Brad Stevens on Game 4 vs. the Bulls

NBA

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman on the team's need for change this offseason

Basketball

Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white marched in the capital Saturday to pay homage to the at least 20 people killed in anti-government unrest in recent weeks.<p>Protests have been roiling Venezuela on an almost daily basis since the pro-government Supreme Court stripped congress of its last …

Venezuela

'Avatar' sequels now scheduled to start in December 2020

James Cameron has set the release dates for the next four "Avatar" sequels, with the first coming in 2020.<p>The movie's Facebook page Saturday posted a photo of Cameron and his massive film crew, who have been working on all four films simultaneously. The post said "Avatar 2" will hit theaters Dec. …

Movies

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane on the playoff loss to Nashville

Patrick Kane

President Obama's First Public Appearance Will Be In The Perfect Spot

It's back to work for President Obama. After chilling with Oprah on a yacht and staying under the radar for the past free months, the former POTUS will be back in action on Monday, according to <i>The Chicago Tribune</i>.<p>E! News reports that the 44th president of the United States will return to the public …

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Obama Will Return To Public Life Next Week, And His Schedule Looks Jam-Packed

After an extended break from the public and what looked like an extremely relaxing vacation, former president Barack Obama is set to appear at public events for the first time since Inauguration Day next week.<p>Obama’s first event will be a town hall with students at the University of Chicago where …

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Man charged with kissing 6-year-old girl in Northwest Side store

A Galewood man has been charged with sexual abuse after allegedly kissing a 6-year-old girl on the mouth in a Logan Square store and putting the girl’s hand in his pocket, police said.<p>Noe Moreno, 43, faces a felony charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child younger than age 9 in the …

Crime

Obama to end silence with first post-presidency speaking appearance in Chicago

Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama have been enjoying an extended post-presidency vacation around the world, but …

University of Chicago

Obama returns to public life with Chicago forum

Former President Barack Obama will make his first public appearance since leaving office, breaking his post-presidency silence Monday in Chicago just days before his successor marks his 100th day in office.<p>Obama will participate in a town-hall-style event with young adults at the University of …

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Barack Obama to hold first public event since leaving office, Monday in Chicago

Former President Barack Obama will speak to young people at the University of Chicago on Monday, returning to the city for what will be his first public event since leaving the White House.<p>Obama and young leaders will hold a conversation on civic engagement and discuss community organizing at the …

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11 things you'll miss when you leave Chicago

We all know Chicago is the world's best city, but even the most loyal city dwellers occasionally think about getting away. Whether moving for work or …

Travel

‘Pivotal Moment’ for Democrats? Gerrymandering Heads to Supreme Court

The hand-to-hand political combat in House elections on Tuesday in Georgia and last week in Kansas had the feel of the first rounds of an epic battle next year for control of the House of Representatives and the direction of national politics as the Trump presidency unfolds.<p>But for all the zeal on …

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Shooting on I-88 kills Florida truck driver near Oak Brook

A Florida truck driver was fatally shot Friday evening on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Oak Brook.<p>Eduardo Munoz, 43, was shot about 4:05 p.m. on Interstate 88 in Oak Brook, according to a release from the Illinois State Police. Crews with the Oak Brook Fire Department were called to I-88, near …

Crime

Barack Obama's Heading Back to Work—No Backwards Baseball Cap in Sight

After months of luxuriating in a backwards baseball cap in various tropical locales, Barack Obama is ready to return to the political fore.<p>The former president’s first public appearance as a political figure commences Monday in Chicago: Obama will conduct a town hall-style meeting with University …

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After three-month vacation, Obama to return to public eye

WASHINGTON — Former president Barack Obama, having made good on his promise to take his family on a long post-presidency vacation, will return to the public eye for the first time in his hometown of Chicago on Monday.<p>The event sounds exactly like the kind of thing Obama said he would do in his life …

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Obama to make first public appearance since leaving White House

BTW<p>Former President Barack Obama will on Monday make his first public appearance since leaving the White House.<p>The event, set to take place at the …

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