New Police Commanders, Bus Crash, End of Earth experience, St. Boniface has another reprieve and more!

Still facing Mayan prediction in Our Last Night On Earth with Wicker Park's Collaboraction ensemble

Though the Mayan prediction of the end of the world appears to have been "greatly exaggerated," there is still a chance for the end to come and you can participate in it at Collaboraction's Our Last Night On Earth, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., 3rd floor, thru Dec. 22.

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Two are sent to hospital from CTA bus and 21-car accident in Logan Square

A medical emergency of a CTA driver on the #76 Diversey bus resulted in the driver and one passenger being taken to the hospital at approximately 8:30 a.m., Fri., Dec. 21.

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Chicago Public Library holiday schedule

For all those planning to spend time at Chicago Public Libraries during the holiday, they have special hours.

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East Village's St. Boniface Church staved off the wrecking ball again

With a possible developer to turn St. Boniface Church at Noble and Chestnut into a senior citizen center, it was a blow when it appeared there was going to be a demolition order signed on Wed., Dec. 19, to raze the Romanesque Revival style church.

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Scam Alerts: Beware those offering services randomly and by appointment

Opportunity knocks for robbers who operate as service personnel. Some choose victims randomly while others operate by appointment.

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Remains found in car pulled from River by Chicago Police Department

Human bones were in the maroon 1992 Buick LeSabre pulled from the Chicago River by the Chicago Police Department on Saturday.

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Official moving day for the 13th Police District is set and new commander is ready

"On Tuesday, [Dec. 18] everyone will log in at the 13th District station, 937 N. Wood, and they will log out from their new 12th District facility, 1412 S. Blue Island," said Captain Kevin Anderson,

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New Police Commander to head the 14th Police District

Chicago's 14th Police District (Shakespeare) will be under the command of Francis (Frank) Valadez, a 25-year police veteran.

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