Articles By Shamus Toomey

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

‘He Has 8 Holes In Him’: Manhunt Ends As Police Arrest Man They Say Shot A Cop In Englewood And A Woman Near The Loop

Michael Blackman, found hiding in weeds after police found a video of him running into a vacant lot, fired on officers and was shot multiple times, investigators said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

City’s Plan To Fix Water Mains And Save Trees Cheered By Aldermen. Could Fixing Lead Pipes Be Next?

Ald. Brian Hopkins, who co-sponsored an ordinance to force the city to try "cured-in-place pipe" liners in existing mains, said perhaps some day it could ease the city's lead pipe issues.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Under Fire From Residents, Chicago Water Dept. Does About-Face On Tree-Saving Water Main Repair Technology

BLOCK CLUB EXCLUSIVE: After shelving an earlier try at "cured-in-place pipe," the city announced pilot programs to test lining existing water mains with resin sleeves to avoid cutting down trees.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Target Who? Mayor Lavishes Praise On Old Navy’s ‘Values’ For Coming To South Side, Tells Chicago To Shop There

Seething over Target's plans to close two South Side locations, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said: "I know where the Emanuel family will be going."

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

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