Ida B. Wells was a pioneer in investigative journalism, documenting lynchings across the United States. [Wikimedia Commons]

Ida B. Wells Will Get The Monument She Deserves After Community Raises $300K

"This project is bigger than Ida ... It's about black women finally starting to get recognized for what we did and what we've contributed in this country."

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Logan Square Factory Workers Shaken After Roof Collapses In Fire

"I could've been underneath that. My workers could've been under there," factory owner Randy Smith said.

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Tavern On North Manager Brings ‘Irish Hospitality’ To 1930s-Era Wicker Park Dive Bar

Frank Cosgrave discovered unopened bottles of 1930's booze when renovating the bar, where you can get a properly-poured Guinness.