Mindless driving, Ice-bucket challenge, Renegade OK, Women In Focus, Cat psychic, 5K Race, Laugh, Sexual Assault, Fall L station closings, lots more!

Epidemic of mindless driving 3,000 pound bombs on Rockwell addressed by Logan Square residents in Moreno's office

The death of Logan Square's Jose Media and safety of children going to and from Goethe School, 2236 North Rockwell St., prompted a meeting on Thurs., Aug. 14, at 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's office regarding traffic on Rockwell St..

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Ice-bucket Challenge: Chicago Police 14th District and Chicago Fire Engine 43 meet the challenges for charity

In a 24-hour ice-bucket challenge, on behalf of the ALS Association, from the New York Police Department's 109th Precinct in Flushing, NY, Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th District (Shakespeare Station), 2150 N. California, met the challenge and in turn challenged their neighbors at Chicago Fire Department (CFD) Station 43, 2179 N Stave St., Engine #43..

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Renegade Craft Fair will remain on Division September 6 and 7

Renegade Craft Fair to be back on Division St. on Sept 6 and 7, according to notification late Fri., Aug. 15..

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Women In Focus opens first exhibition with 19 photographers

The newly formed Women in Focus (WIF) in Chicago is having their first exhibition opening on Sun., Aug. 17, at the Chicago Photography Center (CPC), 621 W. Belmont Ave. The reception is open to the public from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

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Prediction: Another worldly experience at Harmony House Sunday

"Gaze into my eyes…breathe deeply….hold it…exhale and remember to go to Harmony House, 2914 N. Elston, for a reading on Sun., Aug. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m.," said Swami Casimir. There will be readings and lots of things to buy at the Cat Psychic Fair.

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Bucktown 5k Race has a new partner

href="http://www.bucktown5k.com/" target="_blank">RAM Racing's 2014 Bucktown 5K Race has a new partner this year. It is the Bucktown Community Organization (BCO).

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Stress relief is healthy…laughter is an option: Robin Williams and Carol Burnett

"One of the best things I can do for myself to relieve stress is to laugh. The benefits of laughing have been widely documented to support good health," were the opening sentences in an email today.

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Man charged in Humboldt Park Sexual Assault

Marco Geronimo-Ocampo, 29, of the 1000 Block of N. Avers, was charged with one felony count of Criminal Sexual Assault and one felony count of Kidnapping – Secretly Confine, in the sexual assault in Humboldt Park area (Chicago Police Department's 12th District) on Aug. 9.

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Blue Line Damen and California stations to close temporarily this fall as part of Your New Blue project

Part of the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Your New Blue improvement project, the California station will close for 6 weeks starting Sept 4 and the Damen station will close for 9 weeks, starting Oct. 20 and cutting into the holiday shopping season.

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New "sign and Drive" law ends the posting of driver's license

A new law to end the practice of posting a valid driver‘s license as security for traffic citations in Illinois was signed by Governor Pat Quinn on Saturday.

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Ukrainian Village Association to vote on current development plans for former St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church and School

The Ukrainian Village Association (UVNA) will have a review, update, discussion and vote on the former St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church and School, 913-925 N. Hoyne, on Thurs., Aug. 14, at Whisk, 2018 W. Chicago Ave.

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Cleaning out your basement, storage locker, garage or attic…dispose wisely…it matters!l

Are you in clean-out mode in your basement, storage locker, garage, attic or may be a kitchen cabinet or closet?

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