Burglars fail at break-in with sledgehammer

12/12/2012

A security camera captured three men trying to use a sledgehammer to break a window at the Ikram women’s clothing store at 15 E. Huron St. Monday, Dec. 10, before they gave up and drove away.
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Advocates protest move-outs at Abbott hotel, citing decline of SROs

12/05/2012

As low-income living accommodations on the North Side increasingly become a thing of the past, housing advocates are asking the owner of a Lake View hotel to keep his doors open.
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Ald. Reilly defers approval of Wolf Point redevelopment plans

12/05/2012

It seemed like a done deal. After several contentious community meetings, Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) announced that Wolf Point’s developers made enough changes to their plan for the prominent piece of property to satisfy community concerns, allowing the plan to move forward to the Chicago Plan Commission.
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Stuffed full of love

12/05/2012

Life is so funny. Things really do come full circle and it truly is a small world. And happy endings are always nice. So here’s a story about all three of those wrapped up into one.
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Thief’s backpack leads to arrest

12/05/2012

Police captured two teenagers when one left behind his backpack during a strong-arm robbery Wednesday, Nov. 28 at a small retail store at 1122 W. Armitage Ave.
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New private security patrolling Old Town business area on weekends

11/28/2012

Over the past year, residents in the southern half of Old Town have been complaining that location commercial districts had to deal with excessive noise, out-of-control crowds, vandalism and vagrancy.
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Chicago Housing Authority buys more Cabrini-area land

Chicago Lights farm to join growing portfolio of turf

11/28/2012

The Chicago Housing Authority is closing in on a deal to buy an urban farm near Cabrini-Green. But details on the agreement — and the future of the farm — are sparse, as the agency and the owners of the site are staying quiet for now.
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Find your 'pizzanality' on Diversey

11/28/2012

So, I was recently in California, and my family of five went to California Pizza Kitchen, where, without alcohol and eating just pizza, the check was like $110, with tip. Everybody wanted something different — one daughter doesn’t eat chicken, while the other only eats veggie pizza. You get the picture.
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Bystanders corner attacker

11/28/2012

Two pedestrians helped detain a man accused of a brutal attack on a woman at Wabash Avenue and Erie Street at 8:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23.
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To our readers: Changes coming for Skyline

11/21/2012

Over the next month we will sort out the future for Chicago Journal and Skyline. What we know today, and what we want our readers to know, is that the continuing tough economy and changes in how readers get news, even in a single city neighborhood, have taken a toll on our sincere efforts to continue publishing these papers.
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