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Man Flees Attempted Police Traffic Stop, Then Dies in Crash

Authorities say a man who sped away from Chicago police after running a red light was killed on the city’s South Side after his vehicle crashed into a tree.
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Fewer pharmacies in urban areas impact residents of color, USC research says

Black and Latino neighborhoods in Los Angeles and other U.S. cities had fewer pharmacies than white or diverse neighborhoods in 2007-2015, a fact that may be an overlooked contributor to persistent racial and ethnic health disparities, according to USC research published today. Pharmacies are increasingly vital points of care for essential health services. In addition to filling prescriptions to treat chronic health conditions, pharmacists dispense emergency doses of naloxone to reverse opioid o...
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‘Scarface and the Untouchable’ TV Series About Al Capone and Eliot Ness in the Works at Showtime

The story of Al Capone and Eliot Ness will be dramatized yet again, this time for the Showtime series Scarface and the Untouchable. The series is based on the non-fiction book by Max Allen Collins and A. Brad Schwartz, and “chronicles the lives of gangster Al Capone and his lawman nemesis, Eliot Ness in Prohibition-era Chicago.” The tale of Capone and Ness has been told before in multiple forms of media, including the Untouchables TV series which in turn inspired Brian De Palma’s stylish, very ...
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Scarface and the Untouchable Showtime Series Adaptation in Development

(Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images & Walt Disney Television via Getty Images) Based on the nonfiction book Scarface and the Untouchable by Max Allen Collins and A. Brad Schwartz, a series adaptation is in development at Showtime from Emmy nominee Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout production company (The Mummy, Star Trek: Discovery) and writer Ben Jacoby (Newsflash, Flash Boys), according to Deadline. The series centers on the “epic, years-long battle between Al Capone and Eliot Ness, who clashed on...
Tags: TV, Movies, Drama, Documentary, White House, Chicago, Showtime, TV News, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner, Brian De Palma, Brad Schwartz, Michael C Hall, South Side, Eliot Ness

The Rolling Stones Jam with Muddy Waters for the First and Only Time at Chicago’s Legendary Checkerboard Lounge (1981)

Whatever marketing materials may claim, the Rolling Stones did not just happen upon Buddy Guy’s Checkerboard Lounge on Chicago’s South Side (before it closed, reopened in Hyde Park, then closed again for good) on a night when Muddy Waters happened to be there in 1981. And they did not spontaneously get invited to jam, as it seems, when they “climbed over tables” to get onstage with their hero and blues legends Buddy Guy and Junior Wells. A chance meeting, of course, would have been magic...
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Redfin Study: Homes in Black Neighborhoods Are Undervalued by an Average of $46,000

Compared with homes in primarily white neighborhoods, homes in primarily Black areas have consistently been undervalued by tens of thousands of dollars over the last decade, after accounting for fundamental factors that contribute to home values Seattle, WA – April 20, 2021 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — The average home in a primarily Black neighborhood nationwide is worth $46,000 less than a comparable home in a primarily white neighborhood, according to research outlined in a new report fro...
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Preliminary Work on Obama Center to Begin Later This Month

Preliminary work on the construction of the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s South Side is scheduled to begin later this month.
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The life and career of Larry Ellison, the billionaire Oracle cofounder who went from college drop-out to jet-setting playboy and tech titan

Larry Ellison. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Oracle founder Larry Ellison hasn't had a typical path to success. Ellison dropped out of college twice and didn't become a billionaire until age 49. He built Oracle into a $180 billion behemoth while becoming something of an international playboy. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Larry Ellison, the 76-year-old billionaire cofounder of Oracle, is one of the most interesting men in tech.Whether it's yacht-racing, buyi...
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11 Pretty Cocktails to Make for Easter Brunch

Brunch without a cocktail is merely a late breakfast, and Easter brunch is no exception. There are no “official” Easter cocktails, but I usually go for beverages that look pretty, and match the vibe of an Easter egg. Don’t let their looks deceive you however, these drinks pack a punch (or a bunny kick, as it were).Read more...
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Professional basketball player Brandon Paul buys $830K penthouse condo on Near South Side

Professional basketball player Brandon Paul, who starred at the University of Illinois and then played briefly for the San Antonio Spurs, recently paid $830,000 for a three-bedroom, 2,988-square-foot penthouse condominium in the Prairie District area on the Near South Side.
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Latest Deadly Shooting Adds to Spate of Chicago Homicides

Authorities say two people opened fire at a Chicago gathering, killing one person and wounding seven others in the second such attack on the city’s South Side in the past two weeks.
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Police: Shooting at Chicago Gathering Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Hurt

Police say a shooting at a gathering on Chicago’s South Side left one person dead and seven others wounded.
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Chicago Parish Fiercely Backs Priest After Sex Abuse Claims

A Black Catholic church on Chicago's South Side is waging an unusually fierce fight with the archdiocese over its investigation of decades-old sexual abuse allegations against a popular activist priest.
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Officer shot and wounded outside South Side police station, authorities say

A Chicago police officer was shot Sunday afternoon outside a police station in the city’s Gresham neighborhood, police said.
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Shooting at a party in Chicago leaves 13 people wounded and 2 dead

Two people were killed and 13 others were wounded in a mass shooting at a party on Chicago's South Side early Sunday morning, police said.
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2 Killed, 13 Wounded at Party on Chicago's South Side

Authorities say gunfire erupted at a party on Chicago’s South Side, killing two people and wounding 13 others.
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2 killed, 13 wounded after gunfire erupts at party in Chicago's South Side

Two people died and 13 others were left wounded after gunfire erupted at a party on Chicago's South Side early Sunday, authorities said.
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2 dead, 13 injured after shooter opens fire at Chicago party

Two people are dead and several more injured after a gunman opened fire at a party on Chicago's South Side, according to police.
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Chicago mass shooting: 15 people shot, 2 fatally on South Side, police say

At least 15 people were shot, two fatally, during a party at a Park Manor business early Sunday, officials said.
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2 Killed, 10 Wounded at Party on Chicago's South Side

Gunfire erupted at a party on Chicago’s South Side, leaving two people dead and 10 others wounded, authorities said.
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At least 10 people shot, 2 killed in mass shooting on South Side

CHICAGO — At least 12 people were shot at a party Sunday morning in Chicago’s Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, leaving at least two...
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Police Identify 2 Men Fatally Shot on Tucson's South Side

Police have identified two young men who were fatally shot on Tucson’s south side.
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2 Men in Their 20s Are Fatally Shot on Tucson's South Side

Police in Tucson say two men have been fatally shot on the city’s south side.
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Discover is opening a corporate office on Chicago's South Side. It wants other companies to follow

The South Side of Chicago isn't typically a place where major companies look to open corporate offices. Most of the city's Fortune 500 firms are located downtown — with views of the Chicago River or Lake Michigan — or in the nearby suburbs.
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Mercy Hospital deal could keep South Side safety-net facility open

Mercy Hospital & Medical Center might be allowed to remain open, thanks to a deal in the works in which a Chicago organization affiliated with a Michigan health system would buy the hospital.
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Building at Least 141 Years Old to Be Demolished After Fire

Authorities say a multistory building on Pittsburgh’s South Side built at least 141 years ago will be demolished on safety grounds after a massive fire and partial collapse.
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4 books on race, immigration, and the American dream Vice President Kamala Harris thinks everyone should read

Vice President Kamala Harris has her own book, titled "The Truths We Hold." AP Photo/John Locher Kamala Harris made history when she was sworn in as the nation's first female, Black, and South Asian American vice president. Harris' worldview has likely been influenced by her upbringing, her education at Howard University and the University of California, and the books she reads.  In a 2016 Facebook post, Harris shared her four favorite books, including President Barack Obama's "Dreams From...
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Grisly Shooting Spree From South Side To Evanston Leaves At Least 3 People Dead, Several Injured; Gunman Later Shot Dead By Police

A man went on a shooting spree through multiple South Side neighborhoods and then north all the way to Evanston on Saturday – leaving...
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Man kills three and wounds four in series of Chicago shootings

Gunman killed by police named as Jason Nightengale, 32Three women and girl seriously wounded as police seek motiveA man killed three people and wounded four in a series of shootings that started on Chicago’s South Side and ended with his death in a shootout with police in a parking lot just north of the city. Investigators were trying to determine a motive for the attacks, which began on Saturday afternoon with the killing of a 30-year-old University of Chicago student who was shot in the head w...
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Chicago shooting: Jason Nightengale shoots 7 victims, killing at least 3 in crime spree between Chicago, Evanston ending with...

Police are working to piece together Jason Nightengale's crime spree that started on Chicago's South Side and ended in Evanston.
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