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Best Parks To Bring Your Grill In Chicago

Although most Chicago Parks don’t provide grills, almost all of them allow you to bring your own portable grill to their picnic areas, including these three.


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Dead Man Found In Douglas Park Lagoon

Police did not know the man’s exact age, only saying he was an adult. Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation.



Woman Found Dead In West Side Park

Janice Prince, 49, of the 7900 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was found with signs of trauma to the head in Douglas Park.


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Woman Found Dead In West Side Park

A woman was found dead in a West Side park Sunday afternoon, authorities said.



South American Bird Overshoots During Migration, Ends Up In Chicago

A sharp-eyed 16-year-old birdwatcher has spotted a bedraggled visitor, who has migrated about 7,000 miles from home.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2012

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California Beer Maker To Open Chicago Brewery

Some promising news about jobs in the Chicago area: a new survey of 300 local companies has found nearly half of them plan to hire more workers over the next few months. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has more on what one beer company has on tap. It’s news many will be toasting.

CBS 2–04/11/2012

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Prosecutors: Man Killed Family Friend For Snitching About Robbery

A man was so upset that a family friend snitched about his connection to a robbery that he shot her in the head as she drove on the West Side, causing injuries that led to her death a week later, prosecutors allege.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

15th Street Fire

2 Buildings Burn On West Side

Two buildings went up in flames on the overnight in the North Lawndale neighborhood near Douglas Park.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010