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Chicago once again just voted to close more of its schools, affecting primarily African-American neighborhoods Rare Chicago Chicago once again just voted to close more of its schools, affecting primarily African-American neighborhoods , Rare Contributor 2:39pm, March 5
The city of Chicago is hiring thousands of election judges ahead of the March 20th primary Rare Chicago The city of Chicago is hiring thousands of election judges ahead of the March 20th primary , Rare Contributor 8:26am, March 1
One of the largest sporting goods shows in the areas just banned the sale of AR-15s Rare Chicago One of the largest sporting goods shows in the areas just banned the sale of AR-15s , Rare Contributor 8:26am, March 1
Union members protested in the Loop on Saturday against a Supreme Court case that threatens worker’s rights Rare Chicago Union members protested in the Loop on Saturday against a Supreme Court case that threatens worker’s rights , Rare Contributor 5:15pm, February 26
Michelle Obama’s memoir now has a title and release date Rare Chicago Michelle Obama’s memoir now has a title and release date , Rare Contributor 5:13pm, February 26
Mayor Emanuel responds to Trump’s comments about having more guns in schools Rare Chicago Mayor Emanuel responds to Trump’s comments about having more guns in schools , Rare Contributor 12:07pm, February 23
This is one of the most awkward ways for a state governor to prove they have no idea what the word ‘diversity’ means Rare Chicago This is one of the most awkward ways for a state governor to prove they have no idea what the word ‘diversity’ means , Rare Contributor 12:07pm, February 23
New bills in the Illinois House and Senate could ban the sale assault rifles, require gun store licensing Rare Chicago New bills in the Illinois House and Senate could ban the sale assault rifles, require gun store licensing , Rare Contributor 10:16am, February 23
The disgraced cop who reportedly left his post during the Florida shooting thought he did “a good job” Across the U.S.A. The disgraced cop who reportedly left his post during the Florida shooting thought he did “a good job” , Rare Intern 9:52am, February 23
Florida killer flips out in the middle of his execution, and you won’t guess what he demanded from the governor Crime and punishment Florida killer flips out in the middle of his execution, and you won’t guess what he demanded from the governor 8:23am, February 23
Logan Square man held without bail for throwing snowball through window of a judge’s home Rare Chicago Logan Square man held without bail for throwing snowball through window of a judge’s home , Rare Contributor 10:16am, February 22
One small business is making people angry with her comments about slain police officer Paul Bauer Rare Chicago One small business is making people angry with her comments about slain police officer Paul Bauer , Rare Contributor 9:39am, February 21
Local artists collective offered free tickets to “Black Panther” for hundreds of CPS students Rare Chicago Local artists collective offered free tickets to “Black Panther” for hundreds of CPS students , Rare Contributor 5:15pm, February 20
Although emotional after the Parkland shooting, Anthony Rizzo’s balks at the role of activist Rare Chicago Although emotional after the Parkland shooting, Anthony Rizzo’s balks at the role of activist , Rare Contributor 2:08pm, February 20
Controversial “cop academy” in Chicago to be named after slain officer Paul Bauer Rare Chicago Controversial “cop academy” in Chicago to be named after slain officer Paul Bauer , Rare Contributor 8:03am, February 20
Thousands gathered in downtown Chicago on Sunday to call for gun legislation in wake of recent mass shooting Rare Chicago Thousands gathered in downtown Chicago on Sunday to call for gun legislation in wake of recent mass shooting , Rare Contributor 8:03am, February 20
Palos Heights student arrested for making threats and posing on social media with an AK-47 Rare Chicago Palos Heights student arrested for making threats and posing on social media with an AK-47 , Rare Contributor 9:46am, February 19
Two WGN anchors are being called out for Islamaphobic comments during interview with Muslim fashion blogger Rare Chicago Two WGN anchors are being called out for Islamaphobic comments during interview with Muslim fashion blogger , Rare Contributor 9:40am, February 15
In an effort to bring people in, these churches got a little too creative with their messaging Rare Humor In an effort to bring people in, these churches got a little too creative with their messaging , Rare Staff 3:34pm, January 8
Gun-wielding thief shot dead during attempted hijack Caught on video Gun-wielding thief shot dead during attempted hijack 5:00pm, March 6
Why Trump’s border wall plan is not very constitutional or conservative Immigration Why Trump’s border wall plan is not very constitutional or conservative , Rare Contributor 12:31pm, August 19
Two naked women hopped into a pool for a swim, and it got really out of hand when the cop showed up Rare News Two naked women hopped into a pool for a swim, and it got really out of hand when the cop showed up , Rare Staff 10:02pm, August 14
Donald Trump has no interest in the Fourth Amendment Rare Politics Donald Trump has no interest in the Fourth Amendment , Rare Contributor 3:34pm, January 5
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Although emotional after the Parkland shooting, Anthony Rizzo’s balks at the role of activist Rare Chicago Although emotional after the Parkland shooting, Anthony Rizzo’s balks at the role of activist , Rare Contributor 2:08pm, February 20
Controversial “cop academy” in Chicago to be named after slain officer Paul Bauer Rare Chicago Controversial “cop academy” in Chicago to be named after slain officer Paul Bauer , Rare Contributor 8:03am, February 20
Logan Square man held without bail for throwing snowball through window of a judge’s home Rare Chicago Logan Square man held without bail for throwing snowball through window of a judge’s home , Rare Contributor 10:16am, February 22
New bills in the Illinois House and Senate could ban the sale assault rifles, require gun store licensing Rare Chicago New bills in the Illinois House and Senate could ban the sale assault rifles, require gun store licensing , Rare Contributor 10:16am, February 23
The disgraced cop who reportedly left his post during the Florida shooting thought he did “a good job” Across the U.S.A. The disgraced cop who reportedly left his post during the Florida shooting thought he did “a good job” , Rare Intern 9:52am, February 23
Florida killer flips out in the middle of his execution, and you won’t guess what he demanded from the governor Crime and punishment Florida killer flips out in the middle of his execution, and you won’t guess what he demanded from the governor 8:23am, February 23
Union members protested in the Loop on Saturday against a Supreme Court case that threatens worker’s rights Rare Chicago Union members protested in the Loop on Saturday against a Supreme Court case that threatens worker’s rights , Rare Contributor 5:15pm, February 26
As soon as police saw her strutting her naked stuff, they knew this was no mere noise complaint What's wrong with people As soon as police saw her strutting her naked stuff, they knew this was no mere noise complaint , Rare Staff 5:54pm, December 30
One small business is making people angry with her comments about slain police officer Paul Bauer Rare Chicago One small business is making people angry with her comments about slain police officer Paul Bauer , Rare Contributor 9:39am, February 21
Two WGN anchors are being called out for Islamaphobic comments during interview with Muslim fashion blogger Rare Chicago Two WGN anchors are being called out for Islamaphobic comments during interview with Muslim fashion blogger , Rare Contributor 9:40am, February 15
Protests disrupt press conference about updates with the Obama Presidential Center Rare Chicago Protests disrupt press conference about updates with the Obama Presidential Center , Rare Contributor 10:06am, January 19
Some City of Chicago workers are being accused of a particularly cruel act Rare Chicago Some City of Chicago workers are being accused of a particularly cruel act , Rare Contributor 12:16pm, January 4
A Houston photographer took a picture of every mural around town, and the shots are pretty amazing Rare Houston A Houston photographer took a picture of every mural around town, and the shots are pretty amazing , Rare Houston Editor 1:32pm, March 30