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Downtown »

Did Chicago Park District Skip Steps To Name Jesse White Center, Park?

It's the 1st time park property was named after a living person in Supt. Michael Kelly's 12-year tenure.

River North »

Park District to Name Field House After Secretary of State Jesse White

Board takes "extraordinary" step to waive a requirement that buildings be named after someone who died.

River North »

Police Battle Firefighters in Wing-Eating Contest for Charity

WingMadness will take place May 21 at Dick's Last Resort in River North.

East Garfield Park »

Ald. Ervin Calls on Rep. Smith to Quit Race for General Assembly

The alderman called on incumbent Rep. Derrick Smith to drop out of the race.

Woodlawn »

Harold Washington's Legacy to be Honored with Wreath-Laying Ceremony Monday

Chicago's first black mayor will be remembered at his gravesite at Oak Woods Cemetery.

River North »

New Field House Named After Secretary of State Jesse White

A $12.8 million field house on the Near North Side is under construction and named after Jesse White.

Downtown »

Bernie Mac Would Have Been 'Truly Touched' by Special License Plate: Wife

The family of the late entertainer received a Illinois license plate to honor his 56th birthday.

Downtown »

Late Entertainer Bernie Mac to be Honored with Forum, License Plate

Secretary of State Jesse White had a "B MAC" license plate made to present to the comedian's widow.

Bronzeville »

Chicago Honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington

Chicagoans remembered King and the 1963 March on Washington Wednesday with reflections.

Lakeview »

WOOGMS Parade History: 'Small Town' Event Celebrates 50 Years

Being at the center of attention as a child was "really a wild feeling," the founder's son said.

Englewood »

Driver's License Services Coming to St. Bernard Hospital in Englewood

Englewood residents won't have to travel far to get a new driver's license or state ID next month.

Washington Park »

Hundreds Gather for Hadiya Pendleton's Funeral: 'She Was Golden'

Michelle Obama, Rahm Emanuel attend the service as calls to end violence ring out.

East Garfield Park »

Indicted Smith Returned to General Assembly

Expelled state Rep. Derrick Smith, indicted for bribery, was voted back into office.