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3-11 fire reported in Little Village neighborhood Hundreds of pallets and at least six semi-trailers are on fire at2525 West 25th Street in the Little Village neighborhood late Thursday evening.
Chicago Tribune | 4 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
City's day of reckoning over pensions delayed Mayor Rahm Emanuel and aldermen won't grapple this fall with the financial reckoning the city faces over its underfunded police and fire pension systems, budget officials acknowledged Thursday.
Chicago Tribune | 4 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
Gas blast in Taiwan kills 24, injures 271, topples buildings KAOHSIUNG Taiwan (Reuters) - An explosion caused by a gas leak killed 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan's second city on Friday, sending flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, setting entire blocks ablaze and reducing small shops to rubble.
Chicago Tribune | 5 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
Lollapalooza veterans give tips to newbies Who better to give advice to the artists performing at Lollapalooza this year for the first time than the artists who have taken the stage at the Grant Park music festival in the past?
Chicago Tribune | 5 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000 As Gov. Pat Quinn's aides sought to pump up an anti-violence program ahead of his November 2010 election bid, they decided to add to the pot $3.76 million in federal disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Ike to make loans to small businesses.
Chicago Tribune | 6 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly $400,000 DALLAS (Reuters) - The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000 (237,023 pounds).
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Metra train hits, kills bicyclist on UP Northwest Line A Metra train on the Union Pacific Northwest line struck and killed a woman on a bicycle in Des Plaines this evening, an agency spokesman said.
Chicago Tribune | 7 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis A state task force formed in response to a Tribune investigation recommended on Thursday sweeping reforms to address absenteeism in Chicago elementary schools, saying the future of the city's children and its economy are at stake.
Chicago Tribune | 7 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
Man extradited to U.S. from Mexico over slaying of border patrol agent (Reuters) - A Mexican man has been extradited to the United States in connection with the fatal shooting of a U.S. border patrol agent during a late-night gun battle near the U.S.-Mexican border in Arizona four years ago, federal prosecutors said on Thurs
Chicago Tribune | 7 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, hospital officials said on Thursday.
Chicago Tribune | 7 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois