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- Traffic diverted downtown as Chicago stars in Superman film
Due to filming for the new Superman movie, code-named “Autumn Frost,” several locations near Daley Plaza are closed Saturday.
- Cook County deputy sheriff reported missing, returns home
Update: Police said this morning that Willie Jackson has returned home and is safe.
- Police investigate death of man who fell from Gold Coast highrise
Police detectives are investigating the death of a man who fell from a Gold Coast high-rise apartment building Friday evening.
- Former U.S. Sen. Charles Percy dies
Charles H. Percy, a brilliant businessman who represented Illinois for nearly 20 years in the U.S. Senate, once headed the chamber’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee, and harbored unrealized ambitions to run for the presidency, died early Saturday. He was 91.
- Police: man stabbed to death in Little Village, 3 others shot in separate attacks
An man was found dead with multiple stab wounds in the Little Village neighborhood this morning, according to police.
- South Holland man dead, 3 injured in Interstate 57 crash at 111th Street
One person died and three others were seriously injured after being ejected from their car in a single-vehicle crash this morning on Interstate 57.
- Reward Offered in DePaul Student’s Slaying
Rodney Kyles Jr., of Richton Park, was stabbed Sept. 3 in the chest and abdomen while walking on the 1100 block of West Wrightwood Avenue.
- Bill Daley’s No Rahmbo
The White House appears to upset with the Daley scion, and pining for Rahmbo.
- Where’s Rahm? Who Cares?
Rahm Emanuel bends the line between campaigning and governing with interactive photo feature.
- Rahm Checks In on Foursquare
With the creation of the Windy City Badge, Chicago becomes the first city with its own badge on Foursquare.
- Choosing Your Enemies
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s attacks on the teacher’s union are reminiscent of Bob Dole.
- What to Watch at Ideas Week: Leila Janah
The first of many nods we’ll be giving to Ideas Week’s expansive roster.
- West Side Church Giving Away Free Gas
Some West Side ministers were giving away $5,000 in free gas Saturday morning.
- Urban Garden Opens At O’Hare
The Aviation Department cut the ribbon on the world’s first aeroponic garden in an airport on Friday.
- Madigan Joins DOJ Lawsuit To Block AT&T Acquisition Of T-Mobile
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined the federal government Friday in its effort to block AT&T Inc.’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc.
- Man Stabbed To Death In Little Village
A man was found stabbed to death in the street in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood early Saturday.
- Man Killed, Three Injured In I-57 Rollover
A south suburban man was killed and three others seriously injured in an car accident on Interstate 57 early Saturday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.
- Pair’s Arrest Clears Up 30 Home Break-Ins
Two residents on Briar Lane in far north suburban Lindenhurst kept their wits about them when one saw a man using a pry tool to get into another neighbor’s house.
- Former Illinois Sen. Charles Percy dies at 91
Former Sen. Charles H. Percy, a former Foreign Relations Committee chairman whose moderate Republican views put him at odds with conservatives including former President Richard Nixon, died Saturday in Washington. He was 91. Percy’s daughter, Sharon Rockefeller, announced in March 2009 that he had Alzheimer’s disease. His death was announced by the office of his son-in-law, West Virginia Sen. Jay…
- 3 dead, more than 50 hurt in Nev. air race crash
A vintage World War II-era fighter plane plunged into the grandstands Friday during a popular annual air show, killing at least three people and injuring more than 50 spectators. The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known, but an official with the event said there were indications that mechanical problems were at play.
- Gilberts Elementary calls in big guns for shot at grant
Gilberts Elementary School students pull out all of the big guns as it tries to win an NFL grant worth $10,000. The Community Unit District 300 school enlisted the help of Connie Payton, wife of former Chicago Bear Walter Payton, Staley the Chicago Bears mascot and a helicopter.
- Trees disappear from Fox River Grove garage site
Fox River Grove resident Paula Kayler knew that the village’s plan to build a public works garage off County Line Road meant she probably would lose the view of verdant trees across the street from her house. But Kayler said she didn’t think it would happen while a lawsuit seeking to block the construction was pending.”We used to look at beautiful trees, deer and gorgeous birds. Now I have to…
- Jacobs grad wins karaoke contest
Lake in the Hills native Josh Scholl is the best karaoke singer in the country. That’s the verdict of the judges of ABC’s “Karaoke Battle USA,” a national singing competition that aired its season finale Friday night. Scholl, a Jacobs High School graduate, celebrated with family, friends and fans at Buffalo Wild Wings in Algonquin.