Wicker Park »

Discarded Teddy Bear Next to Wicker Dumpster Sparks Sympathy, Theories

"Can't decide if trash bear is sad or just chillin," observer said. Another said bear needs a blanket.

Downtown »

Illinois is among the most expensive states for smokers.

West Town »

Casino Cruz, 37, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of battery and faces a Feb. 21 court date.

North Center »

Blue Sky Bakery's event will benefit The Woolgathering Project, which provides socks to the homeless.

Wicker Park »

Police will also be on the lookout for speeders and people not wearing their seatbelts.

Lincoln Square »

Hefty fines went into effect on Jan. 1 for buildings that don't offer recycling.

Lincoln Park »

Rev. Dennis Holtschneider had already planned to leave his position at the end of the school year.

Ravenswood »

Chicago Books To Women In Prison helps entertain, enlighten and empower inmates.

Hyde Park »

Dr. Selwyn Rogers will be the first director of the trauma center when it opens next year.

Medical District »

Nixing plans to open in Fulton Market, Perry Mandera will now open The Herbal Care Center on Western.

Bucktown »

A century-old water main again failed amid a sewer reconstruction project.

Morgan Park »

Ald. Matt O'Shea (19th) and Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41st) will join the two teams in Morgan Park.

Garfield Park »

James and Coretta Thompson fell in love at the Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center on the West Side.

Hyde Park »

A U Of C professor's work on the arm was praised by the president in his farewell address.

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