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Wheeling carjacker captured by Smith Park Advisory Council President: CPD Officer David Ramos

Date: 
11/15/2017
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Today started like any other for David Ramos, Smith Park Advisory Council President and 18th District Chicago Police Officer. But it became extra ordinary with the capture of Leon Spektor,

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Crime Stoppers hit the streets offering cash reward: Fatal June hit and run on Division

Date: 
11/15/2017
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Cook County Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information about the June 18 fatal hit and run, of 23-year-old Eric Judge, in the 2000 block of W. Division.

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Congressman Quigley shares fears about Russian investigation and three other challenges

Date: 
08/29/2017
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"I think pardoning Arpaio ["Sheriff Joe"] was a trial balloon," says Congressman Mike Quigley, 5th District, who admitted, in West Town Sunday, that his paranoia about President Trump's actions "beside firing Sessions who would fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who would fire Related:

Quigley comments on North Korean missile launch

Date: 
08/01/2017
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“Continued provocation by North Korea threatens to destabilize the Asian-Pacific region and test the limits of U.S. restraint," says U.S. Representative Mike Quigley, 5th Illinois District.

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Is the North Branch Industrial Corridor Ordinance another done deal?: What's the rush? What is this? Who cares?

Date: 
07/19/2017
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"We see this as yet another done deal," says Juanita Irizarry, Executive Director, Friends of the Park, about the North Branch Industrial Corridor ordinance presented at six simultaneous meetings last week.

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Nation’s first rapid response center for homeless: Salvation Army's $10M Shield of Hope in West Humboldt Park

Date: 
07/10/2017
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The nation's first rapid response center for the homeless, Salvation Army's Shield of Hope two-story building at 924 N. Christiana Ave., will open in March 2018

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"We want the truth" rally Saturday in Chicago's Loop

Date: 
06/03/2017
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Demanding more accountability and transparency from federal, state and local elected officials, many organizations in 100 cities are  gathering at rallies Saturday in a March for Truth. Hosted by Indivisible Chicago the local gathering will start in the Federal Plaza at 11 a.m. (Donuts at 10.)

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Internet users: Do you want to see your computer, cable and voice costs increase?

Date: 
05/04/2017
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The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) asks all internet users to take action before May 18 to show opposition to a rollback of regulations that will impact their usage and costs. 

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Chicago's Science March delivers hope, joy and determination

Date: 
04/25/2017
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Despite the threats to and dire predictions for the well being of science in this country, Science March Chicago participants on Saturday said

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Mike Quigley returns from intelligence trip to Cypress

Date: 
04/14/2017
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As part of the ongoing investigation into Russia and the U.S. elections, Mike Quigley, 5th District U.S. Congress, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, returned today from a two-day trip to Cyprus.

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Durbin and Quigley: We can't afford to dump NATO, cut the budget or lift Russian sanctions

Date: 
03/17/2017
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Dumping NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), budget cuts and lifting Russian sanctions are not the way to deal with Russian aggression nor be kept from being dragged into war explain Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley, 5th District,

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Search for a Polish Triangle designer underway

Date: 
02/22/2017
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The Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC) set March 10 as the deadline for responses to their "Request for Proposal for Pro-Bono Design Services for the Revitalization of the Polish Triangle." 

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"Our Urban Times" throws down the gauntlet to those who have viewpoints about the new pattern of governance

Date: 
02/09/2017
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The chaos that seems to be on the move from Washington, D.C., down to the streets of Chicago has prompted Our Urban Times to provide an opportunity for people to express their opinions and views on line.

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The former Beachwood Inn partially collapses in Wicker Park

Date: 
01/27/2017
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Formerly the Beachwood Inn, 1415 N. Wood, the building partially collapsed Friday just after noon. There were no injuries. 

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Water line break in Bucktown floods streets

Date: 
01/09/2017
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A longitudinal crack along the 12 inch 1897 water main on Leavitt at Moffat

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Predicted snow storm: The 606 cancellations and the CTA preparedness

Date: 
12/09/2016
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With predictions of accumulating snow expected from late Saturday through Sunday evening, The 606 has postponed their Walk with Light scheduled for Sunday, while the CTA has declared that they are prepared. 

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"Next Steps to Fight Hate" drew a mass of 300 to the Hairpin Art Center

Date: 
11/15/2016
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Bewilderment, fear, anger, outrage, frustration and/or sadness are what caused a sea of at least 300 people to the large 2nd floor Hairpin Art Center, 2810 N Milwaukee Ave., Saturday afternoon.

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Automatic voter registration: IL Senate bill passes the IL House

Date: 
06/01/2016
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Cutting the complexity and cost of voter registration in Illinois will be a reality if yesterday's passage of Illinois Senate SB250 in the Illinois House is not vetoed by Governor Bruce Rauner. 

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Waguespack supports Alvarez withdrawal from Laquan McDonald case

Date: 
05/05/2016
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Alderman Scott Waguespack (32 Ward), City Council Progressive Reform Caucus Chair says that Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez's decision

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U.S. honors victims of attacks in Brussels, Belgium

Date: 
03/22/2016
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In honor of the victims of the attacks in Brussels, Belgium, all United States flags as well as Illinois flags

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