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Man Charged With Arson in Logan Square Fire

Man Charged With Arson in Logan Square Fire

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 • Updated at 9:05 PM CDT An 18-year-old man has been charged with arson in a fire in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood that damaged two homes and left 10 people displaced, police said. Isaiah Camacho, of the 4700 block of West Deming Place, was charged with one count of felony arson.

Skokie School Closed for 2nd Day After Social Media Threats

Skokie School Closed for 2nd Day After Social Media Threats

Skokie School District 73.5 administrators canceled classes for a second day at a north suburban middle school after a series of threatening Instagram posts were shared with sixth grade students. The closures at Oliver McCracken Middle School at 8000 E.

Which Big City is Better for Business?

Which Big City is Better for Business?

New York and Los Angeles may be bigger than Chicago, but bigger isn’t always better when it comes to running a business in the nation’s three largest cities. Chicago outranks both New York and LA in terms of overall quality of life, a key metric for employers looking to recruit top talent.

Crawford to Miss Blackhawks’ Upcoming Road Trip

Crawford to Miss Blackhawks’ Upcoming Road Trip

DALLAS, TX – OCTOBER 09: Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks in goal against the Dallas Stars in the first period at American Airlines Center on October 9, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks got a great goaltending performance out of Antti Raanta on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers, but they will need him to give them a couple more, as Corey Crawford will not be accompanying the team on their upcoming road trip.

Ditka Criticizes Bears, Trestman for Rotating Captaincy

Ditka Criticizes Bears, Trestman for Rotating Captaincy

The Chicago Bears’ decision to have rotating captains this season was an intriguing one before the season began, but in light of the recent turmoil in the team’s locker room, some commentators are weighing in on the subject again. Former Bears head coach Mike Ditka is one of those personalities, chastising Marc Trestman for the decision while discussing the blow-up that included wide receiver Brandon Marshall: “That’s because you don’t have one.

Bloomberg Pours $1.9 Million Into Pro-Dold Ad Buy

Bloomberg Pours $1.9 Million Into Pro-Dold Ad Buy

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s political action committee Independence USA is pouring $1.9 million into an television ad buy backing Illinois congressional candidate Bob Dold. Crain’s Chicago Business reports that the donation from billionaire Bloomberg, who returned to lead his namesake company after relinquishing his three-term post last year, is the “largest outside spending by a wide margin in the race,” besting the U.S.

Federal Reserve organizes second Financial Education Day

Federal Reserve organizes second Financial Education Day

Release Date: October 22, 2014 For immediate release The Federal Reserve Board and Reserve Banks organized more than two dozen events for high school students and teachers across the country on Wednesday as part of the second Federal Reserve Financial Education Day. In the Washington, D.C., area, staff from the Board conducted workshops at four high schools where students learned about personal budgeting, responsible borrowing, and financing post-secondary education.

Illinois EPA Awards over $212,000 in Priority Lake and Watershed Implementation Program Grants – Program Provides Funding for Improvements at Priority Lakes

Illinois EPA Awards over $212,000 in Priority Lake and Watershed Implementation Program Grants – Program Provides Funding for Improvements at Priority Lakes

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett has announced $212,350 in Priority Lake and Watershed Implementation Program grant awards. The funds will be used to support lake protection, restoration, and enhancement activities at “priority” lakes in Illinois.

Field Museum Exhibit Dispels "Vodou" Myths

Field Museum Exhibit Dispels "Vodou" Myths

unable to retrieve full-text content 10/21/2014: The Field Museum’s “Voduo: Sacred Powers of Haiti” aims to dispel myths surrounding the powerful religion. NBC’s LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Suspected Serial Killer Used Website to Meet Victim

Suspected Serial Killer Used Website to Meet Victim

10/21/2014: Officials say Vann met Afrikka Hardy on Backpage.com. Marion Brooks reports Murder victim Afrikka Hardy’s ad on Backpage.com is one of thousands posted daily to the website offering sex for money.

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