Faux tombstones line a lawn in Medinah, Ill. It's a campaign to heighten awareness about an epidemic of heroin and pain pill overdoses - a prelude to International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31. In the suburbs of Chicago, a stark reminder of the toll of heroin and prescription-pill addiction is making the rounds as a lawn exhibit.
New Hampshire Public Radio -, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 06:17 PM
A former Hickory Hills man has been arrested in Poland after a decade as a fugitive and returned to face reckless homicide charges for an October 2004 crash on Chicago's Southwest Side that left two people dead, Chicago police said.
The Southtown Star, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 07:22 PM
Sunni radicals with the Islamic State terrorist group have posted a number of tweets aimed at the citizens of Chicago , including a picture of an unidentified man on Michigan Avenue holding a paper with a handwritten Arabic message: "We are in your streets."
Washington Times, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 04:52 PM
'Nouveau Tavern' is in River North, which is a mostly white neighborhood. The bar itself attracts mostly a black crowd and on Thursday, the bar was hit by racist graffiti.
My FOX Chicago, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 01:56 AM
I count myself very lucky not only to have seen Neneh Cherry perform live last month at the Pitchfork Music Festival, but also to have spent some time with her while she shopped for music with 20 bucks supplied by the Reader .
Chicago Reader, Thu, Aug 21 2014 @ 05:06 PM