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Wolverine isn’t the only member of X-Men

Wolverine isn’t the  only member of X-Men

By Managing Editor

October 24, 2016

"Logan," the third standalone Wolverine movie, will be the next addition to the "X-Men" franchise. The first trailer for the movie was released Oct. 20 and turns away from the direction of previous mo...

Two years after Laquan: Chicago continues demands for accountability, resignations

Two years after Laquan: Chicago continues demands for accountability, resignations

October 24, 2016

Demands for police accountability and political reform continue as protesters and activists honored the two-year anniversary of Laquan McDonald’s death. The event, held outside of the Chicago Police D...

Experts predict presidential race to affect Illinois elections

Experts predict presidential race to affect Illinois elections

October 24, 2016

Low voter turnout, reflecting lack of enthusiasm for the presidential candidates, could hurt candidates in local and state elections, said Chris Mooney, the director of the Institute of Government and Public...

Emanuel: ‘Chicago is back on solid ground’

Emanuel: ‘Chicago is back on solid ground’

By Metro Reporter

October 17, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed the need for a balanced city budget by cutting costs, while replenishing Chicago Police Department forces, summer jobs programs and investing in the city’s youth at the same ...

Chicago proposes new efforts to combat heroin addiction

Chicago proposes new efforts to combat heroin addiction

October 17, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed expanding programs and funding to address heroin addiction, in response to an Oct. 6 report from the Chicago-Cook County Task Force on Heroin. The Task Force report included ...

City Council gives green light to COPA

City Council gives green light to COPA

October 10, 2016

Despite public criticism, a vote of 39-8 allowed Mayor Rahm Emanuel to move forward with replacing the Independent Police Review Authority with the Civilian Office of Police Accountability at City Counc...

Snowden’s amnesty will allow America to move on

October 10, 2016

Edward Snowden is a divisive figure in recent American history. He leaked confidential documents that showed the National Security Agency was secretly monitoring millions of Americans through their phones and computers. Some say this makes him a hero; the U.S. government said he should be tried for treason.Snowden was officially charged with giving classified information to unauthorized parties, disclosing communications in...

Chicago overtakes competition in bicycling

Chicago overtakes competition in bicycling

By Metro Reporter

October 3, 2016

Chicago zipped past New York as Bicycling Magazine’s No. 1 city in the U.S. for bikers, clinching the win with 100 miles of buffered and protected bike lanes.The protected bike lane project, which bega...

Jazz orchestra lights up Chicago remembering the Great Fire

Jazz orchestra lights up Chicago remembering the Great Fire

October 3, 2016

Nearly 150 years after one of Chicago’s greatest tragedies, the Lakeside Pride Jazz Orchestra will honor the Oct. 8 anniversary of the Chicago Fire while also celebrating the city’s LGBT youth.The per...

New school-based health center in Bronzeville

New school-based health center in Bronzeville

October 3, 2016

A state-of-the-art health center opening next year in Bronzeville will bring accessible healthcare and medical exams to approximately 400 Chicago Public School students and their families from 20 neighb...

Body cameras for all city police officers by 2018

Body cameras for all city police officers by 2018

By Metro Reporter

September 26, 2016

Chicago police officers will be required to wear body cameras while on patrol in all 22 districts within the next two years, according to a Sept. 18 press release from the Chicago Police Department.The ann...

McCarthy: ‘Noncompliance is becoming legitimized’

McCarthy: ‘Noncompliance is becoming legitimized’

September 26, 2016

Former Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy told the attendees of a City Club of Chicago forum Sept. 19, that Mayor Rahm Emanuel made him a scapegoat for his political failures.McCarthy, who...

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