Less Police coverage, ResU comes to Wicker Park, Will Prentice live?, Prepare for Earthquakes, Relieve Stress and more!

More 911 calls in Chicago will not be respond to as of Feb. 3

911 is not your mother's 911 anymore as of Sun., Feb. 3. Furthermore, it appears safety and quality of life for those living in Chicago, despite Mayor Emanuel's claim of importance, is not what you or your mother would expect for the amount of taxes you pay.

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Resurrection University's move to Wicker Park brings excitement and opportunity

An exciting future for health career students and the community has begun for the 99-year-old Resurrection University as it moves into the more than 80-year-old St. Elizabeth Hospital building, 1431 N. Claremont Ave.

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Will Prentice Women's Hospital's "life" be saved by Landmarks Commission Feb. 7

In yet another chapter of "Destroy Our Culture," the old Prentice Women's Hospital, designed by Chicago's famous architect Bertrand Goldberg will once again be on the Chicago Landmarks' agenda, 12:45 p.m. on Feb. 7, in the County Board Room, 5th floor, County Building, 118 N. Clark Street.

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Derrick Smith, 10th District Illinois State Rep, paid for legal expenses with campaign funds

With his bribery trial set to begin Oct. 21, the Jan. 9 re-seated 10th District Illinois State Rep, Derrick Smith submitted a flurry of 13 amendments to reports originally submitted last year. They include disclosures of at least $37,000 in campaign funds being spent for criminal defense lawyers.

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Governor Quinn urges everyone to be part of "Drop, Cover and Hold On" on February 7

The ShakeOut, called the "largest earthquake drill in the history of the Midwest," is to be held on Thurs., Feb. 7, at 10:15 a.m.  Governor Quinn is urging everyone in Illinois to participate in the nine-state emergency preparedness drill.

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Dance your stresses away … in the dark ... it's an international movement

NO LIGHTS NO LYCRA (NLNL), an international movement to create environments where people can completely let go and shake out their stresses in a friendly, non-threatening, drug and alcohol-free environment, debuts in Chicago

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Need to know about changes in the tax laws?

With income tax returns looming in your future, do you need help to know about changes in tax laws? 

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Missing Child: Keontay Hightie from Humboldt Park

From the 2200 block of North Rockwell, in Humboldt Park, Keontay Hightie has not been seen since 7:10 a.m., Wed., Jan. 30, when he left for school.

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Community Alert: 12th Police District robberies in Humboldt Park

About the Crimes:

Victims were approached by unknown offenders who displayed a weapon and took the victims' property by force.

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