Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 08:45 PM CST

Ex-Gang Members Help To Prevent Gang Violence

Ex-Gang Members Help To Prevent Gang Violence

Crime may not be as prominent during the winter months, but that doesn’t stop these former gang members from working to fight gang violence.

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10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows

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Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field.

Chicago 'Cloud Tax' Adds Cost to Streaming Services

Chicago 'Cloud Tax' Adds Cost to Streaming Services

Chicagoans paying to stream movies, TV shows and music from sites like Netflix or Spotify will now be charged a so-called “Cloud tax” to use the services.

Fourth of July Holiday Weekend Forecast

Fourth of July Holiday Weekend Forecast

The holiday weekend forecast for the Chicago area sounds almost too good to be true.

All Clear Given at Washington Navy Yard: Police

All Clear Given at Washington Navy Yard: Police

U.S. Capitol Police have given the all clear at the Washington Navy Yard after the report of a shooting Thursday morning, triggered vivid memories of a 2013 deadly mass shooting at the naval installation.

Chicago Air and Water Show Announces 2015 Headliners

Chicago Air and Water Show Announces 2015 Headliners

The 57th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show will take to city skies in August and this year’s event will feature some new and traditional performers.