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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
North Sider Slaps Judge and Spits on Her Over a Smoke: Cops

North Sider Slaps Judge and Spits on Her Over a Smoke: Cops

David Nicosia is accused of battery and a hate crime in the altercation outside the Daley Center with a 79-year-old African-American judge.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
CTA Will Increase Train and Bus Service for July 4th Holiday

CTA Will Increase Train and Bus Service for July 4th Holiday

Everything you need to know about CTA train and bus service for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Missing Chicago WWII Vet May Finally Be Identified

Missing Chicago WWII Vet May Finally Be Identified

Military at long last agrees to exhume remains in a Philippine grave to determine if they are Arthur "Bud" Kelder's after a ProPublica report.
Police Schedule Roadside Safety Check Friday in Rogers Park

Police Schedule Roadside Safety Check Friday in Rogers Park

Chicago Police will be checking for impaired or distracted driving Friday evening through Saturday morning on Western Avenue. Patch has your back.
Vivian Maier EXPOSED In Suburbia

Vivian Maier EXPOSED In Suburbia

College of DuPage's summer-long exhibit features posthumous, unseen Chicago street images by reclusive street photographer from the collection of Jeffrey Goldstein.
Taste of Chicago Features Stellar Concert Lineup, Meat-On-A-Stick

Taste of Chicago Features Stellar Concert Lineup, Meat-On-A-Stick

Petrillo Music Shell performers include AWOLNATION, Janelle Monáe, Nickel Creek, Jeff Tweedy and Aloe Blacc in Grant Park, July 9-13.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Little Pug Lost for 3 Years Reunited With Family

Little Pug Lost for 3 Years Reunited With Family

A Chicago cop found the wayward pug on the street tied to a pole.
Heckler Says Blackhawks Goalie Crawford Squirted Him in the Eyes

Heckler Says Blackhawks Goalie Crawford Squirted Him in the Eyes

Clark Wong, in wrong place at wrong time screaming the wrong things, files police report in L.A. after he's ejected from Staples Center.
North Side Woman Turns Self In After She Tried Suffocating Daughter, Cops Say

North Side Woman Turns Self In After She Tried Suffocating Daughter, Cops Say

Woman charged with attempted murder after she tried suffocating 4-year-old daughter with plastic bag, police say.
Should Your State Legalize Pot?

Should Your State Legalize Pot?

With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
Witness to Alleged Priest Sex Abuse: 'Did I Help That Kid Enough'

Witness to Alleged Priest Sex Abuse: 'Did I Help That Kid Enough'

New allegations of child sex abuse against Chicago priest, by witness who claims he saw priest abusing boy at south suburban gym 15 years ago.
Sex Abuse Probe of Chicago Priest Opened Again

Sex Abuse Probe of Chicago Priest Opened Again

Cook County Sheriff's Department looking into new information as a young man comes forward to talk about what he saw.