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State Board of Elections' tie in withdrawing from Crosscheck database leaves voter registration data at risk

Our Urban Times - 3 weeks 4 days ago
Date:  Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 The Illinois Board of Elections, tied in their Monday vote against a motion to withdraw from the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck database. read more


Survive Thanksgiving Driving: Click It of Ticket

Our Urban Times - 3 weeks 4 days ago
Date:  Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 Click It or Ticket is the motto to remember as you head out to drive in Illinois for the Thanksgiving holiday,read more


Beware the flaming turkey!

Our Urban Times - 3 weeks 5 days ago
Date:  Monday, November 20th, 2017 More home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year according, to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). In 2015, fire read more


Carjacking: Logan Square

Our Urban Times - 3 weeks 5 days ago
Date:  Monday, November 20th, 2017 A couple sitting in a dark brown 2014 Buick Verano, at approximately 12:35 a.m. today,read more


Two successes one more to go: "In The 'Hood"

Our Urban Times - 4 weeks 11 hours ago
Date:  Saturday, November 18th, 2017 The In The Hood's heavily attended opening in Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Nov. 10 was followed on Sunday by a crowd at Rick Kogan's story telling session. This Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 to 4 p.m.read more


Two aldermen are co-hosting property valuation workshops

Our Urban Times - 4 weeks 21 hours ago
Date:  Saturday, November 18th, 2017 With the fast approaching deadline for appealing Cook County property valuation, two "How To Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment" workshops with Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi are scheduled on Nov. 29 and 30....


Blue Line service changes through November 22

Our Urban Times - 4 weeks 1 day ago
Date:  Friday, November 17th, 2017 Construction at the Illinois Medical District Station on the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Blue Line may cause service delays through Nov. 22, read more


Shoe collecting enthusiasts: camped out two days on Milwaukee in Wicker Park

Our Urban Times - 1 month 2 days ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 As the Adidas Originals Chicago Flagship store opened its doors at 1532 N. Milwaukee Ave., in Wicker Park, Saturday...


Wheeling carjacker captured by Smith Park Advisory Council President: CPD Officer David Ramos

Our Urban Times - 1 month 1 day ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 Today started like any other for David Ramos, Smith Park Advisory Council President and 18th District Chicago Police...


Crime Stoppers hit the streets offering cash reward: Fatal June hit and run on Division

Our Urban Times - 1 month 1 day ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 Cook County Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information about the June 18 fatal hit and run, of 23-year-...


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