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Morton Salt building approved to become riverfront music venue, Chicago City Council says

4 days ago   |   ABC

Chicago's Morton Salt building has been approved to become a riverfront music venue, according to City Council.
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“. Once a Person's Voice is Captured, They are Expendable”: Director George C. Wolfe on the Musical Histories of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

“. Once a Person's Voice is Captured, They are Expendable”: Director George C. Wolfe on the Musical Histories of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

8 days ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

Black music. White privilege. Chicago. 1927. What could possibly go wrong? Indeed, nearly everything, and it's chronicled with artful intensity in August Wilson's Ma Rainey's...
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Cold puppy looking for warmth in Texas chased news photographer, so she took it in to warm up

Cold puppy looking for warmth in Texas chased news photographer, so she took it in to warm up

12 days ago   |   WGN TV

AUSTIN - KXAN photographer Julie Karam was driving Friday morning in an Austin neighborhood when she noticed a dog running along in the freezing weather. "I saw her on the...
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3rd building collapses on South Side after snow; 6 in Chicago so far in February

15 days ago   |   ABC

The latest building to fall was in South Shore, where a vacant building collapsed just before 5 p.m.
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Heavy snow proving too much for some Chicago roofs

Heavy snow proving too much for some Chicago roofs

15 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Massive snowfall throughout the Chicago region is taking its toll on some area buildings. In Elgin, a banquet hall was unoccupied when its snowy roof caved in early...
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Andrea Olshan steps down as CEO of Olshan Properties

22 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Andrea Olshan, the CEO of the private real estate firm Olshan Properties, is stepping down from that role. She will become the company's board chairperson, although details of...
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Mother arrested after baby found inside garbage bag in Glenview nursing home

Mother arrested after baby found inside garbage bag in Glenview nursing home

26 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

GLENVIEW, Ill. - A woman has been arrested after allegedly giving birth and leaving the baby inside a garbage bag at a nursing home. Verna Tolentino, 40, of Morton Grove, has...
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Morton Grove woman charged with attempted murder after newborn baby found in trash can at Glenview nursing home

26 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

A Morton Grove woman has been charged with attempted murder after authorities said she stuffed her newborn baby in a trash can after giving birth inside the Glenview nursing...
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Police arrest 16-year-old for robbing two women drivers at gunpoint in Niles and Morton Grove, attempting to carjack Bentley

1 month ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Niles and Morton Grove police say a 16-year-old boy from Chicago has been identified as the person who robbed two women at gunpoint and tried to carjack a Bentley last month in...
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Morton High School District teachers file unfair labor practice charge over return to in-person teaching

1 month ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Teachers at Morton High School have filed an unfair labor practice charge against School District 201, the latest labor fight over COVID-19 protocols at schools.
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T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

The Pacers backup guard did something no other NBA player had done, officially, in 48 years. Read more ...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

The entity delivering power to most of Texas has decided to fire its CEO, as it faces criticism for failing to prepare the power grid for last month's winter storm and leaving... Read more ...

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen. Read more ...

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

LOS ANGELES - Tahj Eaddy scored 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Southern California routed Stanford 79-42 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid and keeping the Trojans... Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

The bill would require states to offer mail-in ballots, same-day voter registration and a minimum of 15 days of early voting. Read more ...

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Following widespread power outages that left many in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired. Read more ...

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

BOSTON - Jakub Vrana had the only score in the shootout and the Washington Capitals beat the Bruins 2-1 Wednesday night in Zdeno Chara's return to Boston. Read more ...

Michael Brown's father, Ferguson activists demand $20M from BLM

Michael Brown's father, Ferguson activists demand $20M from BLM

The father of Michael Brown and other activists from Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding financial support from Black Lives Matter after the organization revealed it raised over... Read more ...

Nets drill Rockets in James Harden's return to Houston

Nets drill Rockets in James Harden's return to Houston

In his much-anticipated return to Houston, James Harden heard the jeers first. Then he received the cheers. And by the end, he got the victory. Harden's triple-double led his... Read more ...