Spooky is on!, Boo-Palooza, CPS sells school, CPD Wood St. Station, Defective airbags, Presence Health new HOPE awards and more

Spooky Halloween times are starting Friday night in local parks

Halloween festive activities start this weekend on Friday night, Oct. with spooky park events. .

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Boo-Palooza ramps up to beat all attendance and fun records in Wicker Park with performances and participation

Wicker Park’s Boo-Palooza, with weather predicted to be outstanding, could break all attendance records on Sat., Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The entire park, 1425 N. Damen, will be filled with activity tables, parades, educational experiences and performances..

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CPS selling headquarters and former Peabody School

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced Wed., Oct. 22, that they are adding $28 million to their coffers from the sale of their downtown headquarters building, 125 S. Clark St and another $3.5+ million for the former Peabody School, 1444 W. Augusta. .

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Commander Staples, 12th District, gives update on Wood Street Station and crime

Commander Melissa Staples, 12th District, 1412 S. Blue Island, who took command of the new 12th District reigns in December 2012 talks about both the old 13th District Police Station, 937 N. Wood St., and crime stats..

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Defective airbags in at least 4.7 million vehicles...at least 4 dead

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) put out a notice on Mon. Oct. 20, that 4.7 million vehicles have defective airbags..

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