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Humboldt Park church, tied to Wicker Park, loses steeple in 211 alarm fire

Our Urban Times - 16 hours 21 min ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 At approximately 8:20 a.m., the steeple of what was the Salvation and Deliverance Ministries International Church at 1540...


What does an Illinois State Rep do?

Our Urban Times - 3 days 8 hours ago
Date:  Saturday, February 17th, 2018 Ever wonder what a member of the Illinois State House of Representative does, how much time they devote to this "part time" job andread more


Blue Line overnight maintenance may slow trains next week

Our Urban Times - 3 days 14 hours ago
Date:  Saturday, February 17th, 2018 The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) continues to have nightly maintenance work all week on the Blue until the morning of Feb. 23.read more


Youth shot on West Beach

Our Urban Times - 3 days 22 hours ago
Date:  Saturday, February 17th, 2018 Just past midnight, 12:45 a.m., a 14-year-old male was shot on the 1700 blockread more


Citizen scientists wanted to practice phenology on The 606 and impressions of top volunteer

Our Urban Times - 4 days 16 hours ago
Date:  Friday, February 16th, 2018 In its ongoing collecting of data to show the effects of climate on the plantings (phenology) along The 606, the Trust for Public Land (TPL) is invitingread more


Blue Line service changes through February 19

Our Urban Times - 4 days 20 hours ago
Date:  Thursday, February 15th, 2018 The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) advises that there may be service delays on the Blue Line until through Feb. 19 due to maintenanceread more


High Risk Missing Person: Ricardo Carmona from Humboldt Park

Our Urban Times - 6 days 16 hours ago
Date:  Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 Ricardo Carmona, 57, was last seen read more


Chimera Ensemble opens second season with "Cam Baby"

Our Urban Times - 6 days 17 hours ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 In your imagination, mix the concepts and actions of privacy, self-worth, identity and awkwardness, then throw in some...


CPD asks for assistance in locating Brian Dennard

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 1 day ago
Date:  Monday, February 5th, 2018 Brian Dennard, 27, was last seen on Feb. 2 at approximately 8 p.m. running west bound on Fullerton from Lake Shore Drive.read more


New CTA "FastTracks" to speed commutes, improve rail reliability and ease O'Hare Blue Line customer challenges

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 1 day ago
Date:  Monday, February 5th, 2018 The Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) new $179 million Fast Tracks program for track repairs and maintenance is designed toread more


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