Patricia Smith

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Cop, Firefighter Hurt In Crash At Scene Of Gas Leak

A 19-year-old southwest suburban woman has been ticketed after crashing into a police squad car as an officer directed traffic at the scene of a gas leak Saturday afternoon on the Southwest Side.


(credit: Speak'Easy Ensemble)

Slam Poetry: Cooler Than You (Think)

For those of you already familiar with slam poetry, you don’t need me to beg or cajole you into going to the 25th Anniversary Extravaganza at the Metro. The rest of you, your heads filled to the brim with the rank leavings (if only I could swear in these articles) and false interpretations that many have of poetry…