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Man killed in Ukrainian Village Mondayn morning

Date: 
01/16/2017
PolTapeIn the 2200 block of W. Chicago, a man was killed after being shot multiple times in front of Ukrainian Village's popular Fatso's Last Stand Monday morning at 1:10 a.m.
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CPD searching for Joseph Chesney

Date: 
01/14/2017
JChesney

UPDATE 1/16
CPD reports that Chesney has been found and is with his family. They report that he said that "I just needed to clear my mind."

The Chicago Police Department (CPD) is in search of Joseph Chesney, 33,

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Bicyclist killed at Division and Sacramento

Date: 
01/12/2017
BikeCar

The collision of a bicycle and a Chevy Cruze turned fatal

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Humboldt Park man charged with murder

Date: 
01/11/2017
TBrowley

Humboldt Park resident, Tony T. Browley, 40, from the 1000 block of N. Kedzie Ave. was charged with one

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Events

Eight-hour Martin Luther King Day celebration in Wicker Park on Monday!

Date: 
01/15/2017
MLK

Martin Luther King's (MLK) passion for nonviolent activism will be in action in the Wicker Park Field House, 1425 N. Damen from 1 to 9 p.m., Mon., Jan. 16, MLK Day. 

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The Women’s March on Chicago announces big news for January 21 and gets local support

Date: 
01/10/2017
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The Women’s March on Chicago has an official Rally permit for the January 21 event and announces a list of confirmed Rally speakers as well as the March's route, according to the event's Tuesday morning announcement. 

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from the editor's desk

Three alderman invited to look at 2017 challenges and review 2016

Date: 
01/12/2017
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With 2016 in the rearview mirror and a shiny new 2017 on the road ahead, Our Urban Times invited three aldermen to speak to our readers about future and past issues, as they see it. Not all replied.

Three Aldermen

Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno looks toward 2017 with quick look in rearview mirror at 2016 in the first Ward

Date: 
01/12/2017
PMoreno

Question: Alderman Moreno, what do you see as the top five issues for 2017 in Chicago and your 1st Ward?  

In the City

  • Violence and Crime

Although the violence rates are not as high in the 1st Ward as

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Alderman Brian Hopkins looks in rearview mirror at 2016 only

Date: 
01/12/2017
BrHopkins

Question: Alderman Hopkins, what do you see as the top five issues for 2017 in Chicago and your 2nd Ward?  

Despite multiple requests to Alderman Hopkins before and after a promise from him to send 2017 issues for the City and/or 2nd Ward, we have received nothing.

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Alderman Scott Waguespack looks toward 2017 with quick look in rearview mirror at 2016

Date: 
01/12/2017
Waguespack

Question: Alderman Waguespack, what do you see as the top five issues for 2017 in Chicago and your 32nd Ward? 

Waguespack provided the following five issues:

2017 Issues
  • Violence and Crime

While there are some issues unique to wards,

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Artists' Opportunity

50x50 Neighborhood Arts Project applications open

Date: 
01/12/2017
2017ChiArt

Declaring 2017 as the "Year of Public Art," Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) has opened the application process

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Resident News

Did you have damage from Bucktown water main flood?

Date: 
01/10/2017
MoffatLeavitt

If Monday morning's water main break in Bucktown caused damages to your property, such as your home or car,

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News

Water line break in Bucktown floods streets

Date: 
01/09/2017
LeavittMoff

A longitudinal crack along the 12 inch 1897 water main on Leavitt at Moffat

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Opportunities

Permanent and spring and summer jobs in D.C.

Date: 
01/07/2017
WAInterns2015

RespectAbility, focused on the rights and opportunities of people with disabilities, is on a nationwide search for a National Leadership Program Director as well as spring and summer interns in the Washington, D.C, area. 

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Transportation

Blue Line service change January 16 through 20

Date: 
01/14/2017
SoBndBlueLDamen

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announces that Blue Line travelers may experience delays during their ride.

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Recycling

No goats but several sites: Recycling Christmas trees

Date: 
01/02/2017
GoatEasing

While feeding your Christmas tree to a goat in Chicago is not as possible as in Fariboult, MN, what is possible is recycling it responsibly through the City and the Chicago Park District between January 3 and 21.

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