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Wolverine isn’t the only member of X-Men

DirecTV says it wants Taylor Swift 'NOW'

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...

Political experts discussed the impact of the 2016 presidential candidates on state and local elections Oct. 17 at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court.

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...

Protesters calling for police reform gathered Oct. 20 outside CPD Headquarters on the two-year anniversary of the death of Laquan McDonald, who was killed by a CPD officer.

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...

Emanuel: ‘Chicago is back on solid ground’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel pointed to the city’s lower budget shortfall after increasing taxes and fees during his budget address Oct. 11 City Council speech.

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 will increase efforts to fight heroin addiction, according to an Oct. 6 city press release.

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

The Lakeside Pride Jazz Orchestra will perform “¡En Fuego!”on Oct. 8 at Seven Nightclub and Lounge, 3206 N. Halsted St.

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...

Bronzeville’s new school-based health center at John B. Drake Elementary will provide accessible healthcare to students and families, according to principal Sydney Golliday.

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...

Garry McCarthy, former Chicago Police Department superintendent, said he thinks noncompliance with law enforcement is being encouraged and legitimized at a Sept. 19 City Club of Chicago panel.

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...

Emanuel:  ‘Chicago’s future is at stake’

Emanuel: ‘Chicago’s future is at stake’

September 26, 2016

Crime prevention, gun violence, economic opportunities and rebuilding relationships between the community and the Chicago Police Department were covered in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Sept. 22 “Public Safety Addr...

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