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powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in stone park


a convenience store in stone park sold a $1 million winning ticket for the jan. 28 powerball drawing.the winning ticket was purchased at stone park drugs and liquors, 1610 n. mannheim road. the ticket matched the first five numbers — 12, 20, 39, 49, 69 — and is worth $1 million, according to a news release issued by the illinois lottery. the release stated that the retailer receives a bonus of 1 percent of the prize amount, $10,000.for information, visit www.illinoislottery.com.






two hurt in brooklyn park apartment fire


an early morning fire left five residents of a brooklyn park apartment building without a place to live.flames were seen coming from a building and a dumpster at the windsor gates apartments on the 6200 block of 78th avenue n. about 12:20 a.m. monday. the fire on the first floor spread quickly, said dan smith, battalion chief of operations for the brooklyn park fire department.the fire grew to four alarms and took hours to put out, he said.one resident and one firefighter were hurt.crews remained on the scene to check for spots in concealed roof spaces, smith said.






police investigating death of woman struck by vehicle in franklin park


franklin park police said they have found nothing suspicious thus far in their investigation after a 66-year-old woman died friday from injuries suffered after she was struck by a vehicle as she was crossing on west grand avenue."it looks like an unfortunate incident," said michael witz, director of police in franklin park.the woman, urszula zielinska of franklin park, was crossing from the north side to the south side of the street at 5:45 p.m. in the 9100 block of west grand avenue when she was struck by an older model nissan xterra driven by a 60-year-old driver from river grove, witz said.the driver had been heading east on grand avenue in the curb lane, witz said.police are continuing to investigate, witz said monday. the driver has not been cited for any criminal offense, witz said.t






bobcat escapes from national zoo in washington


washington — a bobcat that escaped from its enclosure at the national zoo is perfectly capable of surviving in the wild and would find plenty to eat in a leafy park nearby, zoo officials said monday.the female bobcat, believed to be about 7 years old, was found to be missing monday morning when it didn't show up for breakfast. at the zoo, the bobcat is known as ollie.the bobcat poses no danger to the public, the zoo said.while no bobcats are known to live in rock creek park, which surrounds the zoo, bobcats are native to much of north america, including the mid-atlantic region. the park, run by the national park service, occupies more than 1,700 acres of the nation's capital."we know that she is absolutely capable of surviving, even thriving, in this area," said brandie smith, the zoo's oc






contemporary home in lincoln park: $4.7m


1848 howe st. in chicago: $4,700,000listed on jan. 23, 2017this home, built by middlefork, inclues six bedrooms, 5.2 baths, three family rooms, a chef's kitchen, a 2.5-car garage and four wood-burning fireplaces. details include a cut limestone fireplace and range hood surrounds, reclaimed wood ceiling and a wine cellar. the home is located near lincoln elementary school and lincoln park high school.agent: the ballis group of coldwell banker residential brokerage’s halsted office, 312-867-8166to feature your luxury listing of $800,000 or more in chicago tribune’s dream homes, send listing information and high-res p os to [email protected]






kids tap and color


tap and color is an interactive coloring book designed for toddlers, preschoolers, and young children, including those with special needs and autism. in this coloring book children don't need to choose colors. even young toddlers will learn how to use this coloring book without a parental istance. coloring book themes: in the lite version: two themes - park and circus. in the paid version: six themes - park, circus, zoo, store, sports, and playground. intellijoy's educational games delight children through fun and learning. children and parents love our distraction-free games. all of the apps focus on specific learning concepts. they do not distract the users with unnecessary sounds or images on the screen, not to mention ads, pop-ups, and unrelated subject matter.






two s in separate incidents monday morning


two people were s in separate incidents before noon monday as chicago nears 300 people s so far in 2017.police said they are searching for two men who s a 50-year-old man on the west side about 11:20 a.m. police said the man was s in both legs and an arm in the 3900 block of west arthington street near south pulaski road in west garfield park.authorities said emergency responders stabilized the condition of the man, who was taken to mt. sinai hospital.police are looking for two men who ran east after the shooting. one was wearing a red vest, another wearing a black coat.on the south side less than 30 minutes later, about 11:50 a.m. a 26-year-old man was s in the chest in the 3900 block of south lake park avenue in the oakland neighborhood.police said he was in serious condition. a descript






extreme police car parking 3d


ready to join police as cop? extreme police car parking 3d will provide you this chance to drive and park police car and become an ultimate champion. you as a peace keeping force has to control theft and crime in the city and for this purpose you have to be an excellent driver to chase down the criminals. in this simulation game, you have will practice all these skills. this is a combo of driving, racing and parking. first you have to race your car towards the parking lot at a specific area which is pointed by the arrow. later you have to park your car at specific lot. as a real driver, you have to play this multi-level sim to sharpen your skills. these are your training days and you have been given tasks as a test driving. moreover, this is free for smart phone users. in this parking s






kids tap and color (lite)


coloring book tap & color is an interactive coloring book designed for toddlers, preschoolers, and young children, including those with special needs and autism. in this coloring book children don't need to choose colors. even young toddlers will learn how to use this coloring book without a parental istance. coloring book themes: in the lite version: two themes - park and circus. in the paid version: six themes - park, circus, zoo, store, sports, and playground. intellijoy's educational games delight children through fun and learning. children and parents love our distraction-free games. all of the apps focus on specific learning concepts. they do not distract the users with unnecessary sounds or images on the screen, not to mention ads, pop-ups, and unrelated subject matter.






lincoln park penthouse with private rooftop: $1.2m


2446 racine ave., unit 3e in chicago: $1,199,500listed on jan. 11, 2017this extra-wide, two-level penthouse in lincoln park has a private rooftop deck and city views. the rooftop deck has a pergola and is equipped with cable tv and gas. the home includes three bedroom and 2.5 baths with hardwood floors and crown molding/wainscoting throughout. the master bathroom is renovated and includes a double sink, and the chef's kitchen comes with top-of-the-line appliances. the main floor living space has an open floor plan and a wet bar with wine fridge. the home includes surround sound throughout the first floor and in the master bedroom. garage parking is included.agent: michael swanson of coldwell banker residential brokerage’s halsted office, 630-947-2435to feature your luxury listing of $800,0






visit gatlinburg, tennessee


visiting gatlinburg, tennessee? need a handy app to get around and find all the cool things to do in town? the official gatlinburg app brought to you by the gatlinburg convention and visitors bureau. our free app has mountains of information: learn about special events and festivals, attractions and outdoor adventure, our unique restaurants, places to stay, maps and much more. search els, restaurants, attractions and events based on your location-locate places of interest with the "map it" feature-share information via social media-feature sections on great smoky mountains national park and the gatlinburg arts and crafts loop. about gatlinburggatlinburg is nestled at the entrance to great smoky mountains national park, the most visited national park in america. gatlinburg attracts more






sundance 2017: colorado docs score big in park city and beyond


"chasing coral" wins an audience award; "78/52" and "chasing jonbenet" grab rolling stone nods.






1 dead, 5 wounded in shootings, including 14-year-old boy


one man was killed and five others, including a 14-year-old boy, have been attacks since late monday morning, as chicago p ed 300 people s so far in 2017.around 12:45 p.m., a 19-year-old man was fatally s in the 3900 block of south woodlawn avenue in the kenwood neighborhood. the man was taken to northwestern memorial hospital treatment o uns wound to the groin, and was later pronounced dead, police said in a media notification. no one was in custody.about 4:55 p.m., a 14-year-old boy suffered a guns wound to the leg in the 3200 block of west 64th place in the marquette park neighborhood, police said. the boy was taken to stroger hospital, where his condition was stabilized. police released no information on the circumstances of the shooting.in other shootings:in the west englewood neighbo






visitor mauled to death by tiger in ningbo zoo in china


image copyrightchina news serviceimage caption police dispatched a special forces unit to the youngor zoo on sunday a man has been mauled to death by a tiger after he entered its enclosure at a zoo in eastern china.the tiger was then s dead by a special forces unit from the local police, in the sunday incident at the youngor zoo in the city of ningbo.the man, who has not been identified, was rushed to the nearest hospital where he was pronounced dead. it is not yet known why the man entered the enclosure. investigations are ongoing.the zoo was closed to visitors after the attack. state broadcaster cctv said it remained closed on monday.the mauling took place at around 14:00 in full view of park visitors, some of whom posted video clips and pictures of the attack online.the man, wearing a b






visitor mauled to death by tiger in ningbo zoo in china


image copyrightchina news serviceimage caption police dispatched a special forces unit to the youngor zoo on sunday a man has been mauled to death by a tiger after he entered its enclosure at a zoo in eastern china.the tiger was then s dead by a special forces unit from the local police, in the sunday incident at the youngor zoo in the city of ningbo.the man, who has not been identified, was rushed to the nearest hospital where he was pronounced dead. it is not yet known why the man entered the enclosure. investigations are ongoing.the zoo was closed to visitors after the attack. state broadcaster cctv said it remained closed on monday.the mauling took place at around 14:00 in full view of park visitors, some of whom posted video clips and pictures of the attack online.the man, wearing a b






p os: protest at westlake park in seattle over trump’s immigration ban


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1 dead, 2 wounded in chicago shootings


one man was killed and two others wounded in separate attacks in less than an hour and a half monday as chicago nears 300 people s so far in 2017.around 12:45 p.m., a 19-year-old man was fatally s in the 3900 block of south woodlawn avenue in the kenwood neighborhood. the man was taken to northwestern memorial hospital treatment o uns wound to the groin, and was later pronounced dead, police said in a media notification. no one was in custody.in other shootings:about 11:50 a.m., a 26-year-old man was s in the chest in the 3900 block of south lake park avenue in the oakland neighborhood. police said he was in serious condition. a description of the shooter wasn’t released.police said they are searching for two men who s a 50-year-old man on the west side about 11:20 a.m. police said the man






three s in separate attacks monday


three people were s in separate incidents in less than an hour and a half monday after as chicago nears 300 people s so far in 2017.police said they are searching for two men who s a 50-year-old man on the west side about 11:20 a.m. police said the man was s in both legs and an arm in the 3900 block of west arthington street near south pulaski road in west garfield park.authorities said emergency responders stabilized the condition of the man, who was taken to mount sinai hospital.police are looking for two men who ran east after the shooting. one was wearing a red vest, another was wearing a black coat.on the south side less than 30 minutes later, about 11:50 a.m., a 26-year-old man was s in the chest in the 3900 block of south lake park avenue in the oakland neighborhood.police said he w






in this new-generation cruise ship, a library is the only thing missing (but it'


of the 2,389 p engers on our crossing (capacity is 2,650), more than 80% had previously sailed with holland america. in fall 2018, ingsdam is scheduled to gain a sister, to be named statendam.“what exciting new features aboard can we expect?” i asked the el director.“a library,” he [email protected] you go ingsdam,(877) 932-4259, will cruise the caribbean from fort lauderdale, fla., through march, then leave on april 2 on a 13-night repositioning sailing to civitavecchia, italy. after a summer of european sailings, on oct. 3 the ship will leave civitavecchia on a 15-night tran lantic voyage like the one we took.            captionfar beyond hawaii in the south pacific, there's a forgotten american national parkthe national park of american samoa, a haven of rainforest and empty bea






partial collapse of boulder office building remains a mystery 7 weeks later – th


more than seven weeks after a second-story floor ripped away from a wall at boulder office building where nearly 300 people worked every day, building officials have issued no citations in the incident, nor have they determined what caused the partial collapse.dave t er, chief building officer for boulder, said the city is waiting for a forensic engineering report to be completed before determining what if any citations might be issued and what corrective actions might need to be taken. in the meantime, it has issued permits to allow for initial inspections, creation of a “safe p age” for construction workers, the shoring of the building’s foundation and the floor’s repair.the building at 4772 walnut st. is one of several in an office park built in 1999 by boulder-based wyatt construction,






tiger fatally mauls man in front of park visitors after he climbed fence into zo


a tiger-mauling death at a chinese zoo is under investigation by local authorities who say the victim climbed a fence into the tiger’s enclosure.the attack occurred urday at a resort on dongqian lake in eastern china’s zhejiang province. a local government statement says the victim, identified only by his surname of zhang, climbed a fence with a friend instead of buying tickets. the statement said zhang’s wife and two children, as well as his friend’s wife, bought tickets to enter the zoo.zhang allegedly p ed through a wire netting and eventually climbed a wall to enter the tiger enclosure, while his friend stayed back, the statement said. a tiger attacked him inside the enclosure, as visitors to the park apparently watched from a distance. p os and video shared on social media appear to s






your california bucket list: essential adventures and experiences in the golden


why: for a brush with fame and maybe a view of doowylloh -- those familiar white capital letters from above and behind. what: legions of tourists make the hike to the hollywood sign on mt. lee (elevation 1,708 feet), but many of them make enemies in beachwood canyon, the neighborhood under the sign. not you. you might even make friends because you won’t stop in the middle of north beachwood drive to take p os. and you’ll park legally (which means doing this on a weekday or adding a quarter-mile to your hike) or you'll take a ride-share or a taxi to the starting point. but which starting point? if you want to wind up above the sign's 45-foot-tall letters, looking down through a chain-link fence, one route, often known as the hollyridge trail , begins at the end of north beachwood driv






visitor mauled to death by tiger in ningbo zoo in china


image copyrightchina news serviceimage caption police dispatched a special forces unit to the youngor zoo on sunday a man has been mauled to death by a tiger after he entered its enclosure at a zoo in eastern china.the tiger was then s dead by a special forces unit from the local police, in the sunday incident at the youngor zoo in the city of ningbo.the man was rushed to the nearest hospital where he was pronounced dead. he had climbed over the zoo's walls to avoid paying for a ticket, and landed in the tiger enclosure, local tourism authorities said in a statement.the zoo was closed to visitors after the attack. state broadcaster cctv said it remained closed on monday.screams heardthe mauling took place at about 14:00 in full view of park visitors, some of whom posted video clips and pic






joe blanton, boone logan are pitchers on twins radar


the twins search for pitching help has them looking a couple veteran relievers.righthander joe blanton and lefthander boone logan both are on the twins radar, according to sources with knowledge of the twins search.blanton, 36, was 7-2 with a 2,48 era in 75 games with the dodgers last season. he has appeared in 376 games in his career - most as a reliever in recent years.logan, 32, was 2-5, 3.69 with colorado last season. all of his 581 appearances have been as a reliever.the twins also would like to add a veteran position player to help with clubhouse leadership - there has been some interest in mike napoli - but the indications i received was that they really want to find help for the bullpen. the twins have several relief prospects on the verge of getting a s in the majors, but the club






pixinotes are so old school they're cool


it’s the return of snail mail with an app that creates cool postcards you send through the u.s. postal service.name: pixinotewhat it does: the app prints and sends a card with a square image and three lines of text to the recipient within two to seven business days.available: in the app store, requires ios 8.0 or later. compatible with iphone, ipad and ipod touch.cost: free to , $2.50 per card to send a note.what’s : pixinotes are printed on quality paper and look great. there’s also a cute airmail-themed envelope. the app simplifies sending a postcard because you don’t need a stamp (first-cl “forever” postage is included), keep track of addresses or even write a lengthy note about what you’ve been up to. my favorite feature was in the “create contact” tool: start typing your recipient’s a






deputies shoot, wound suspect in car prowl that left seattle cop’s son dead


the wounded suspect is in critical condition at harborview medical center.king county sheriff’s deputies on friday night s and wounded a man suspected in the deadly carprowl at a sammamish park.deputies went to an apartment in the 21600 block of 29th avenue south in des moines where they believed the suspect was staying, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. deputies were outside when the suspect and a 16-year-old boy walked out around 10:30 p.m. friday.the man and the teen pulled out handguns when they saw the deputies and three deputies opened fire, striking the suspect, the sheriff’s office said. the teen fled and dropped his handgun, the sheriff’s office said.after a search, deputies determined the teen was inside a nearby apartment. the teen was finally convinced to walk out of






fitbit to cut 110 jobs as q4 results fall far short of forecasts


san francisco — fitbit is out of shape.on monday, investors drove the wearable fitness device maker’s shares down more than 16 percent, to $6.04, after fitbit put out “preliminary” fourth-quarter results that fell far short of both the company’s, and wall street’s estimates, due to disappointing business during the final three months of 2016.as a result, someone has to pay. and that will be the 110 employees that fitbit said it would lay off as it reorganizes its business. fitbit said it would take a charge of approximately $4 million related to the job cuts in the first quarter of this year. the layoffs amount to about 6 percent of fitbit’s total employee base. fitbit said it expects to report a loss of 51 cents to 56 cents a share, on revenue in a range of $572 million to $580 million, f






leon logothetis on his new book, wilderness survival tips and a family-friendly


travelpresentationleon logothetis will discuss his new book “live, love, explore: discover the way of the traveler, a road map to the life you were meant to live.”when, where: 7:30 p.m. monday at distant lands, 20 s. raymond ave., pasadena.admission, info: free. rsvp to (626) 449-3220.safetyworkshoplearn about skills and equipment that hikers and backpackers need to survive an unplanned stay in the wilderness. when, where: 6:30 p.m. thursday at the adventure 16 store in tarzana, 5425 reseda blvd., and friday at the los angeles store, 11161 w. pico blvd.admission, info: free. (818) 345-4266 for tarzana; (310) 473-4574 for los angeles.mt. whitneyworkshoprei experts will discuss how to apply for a permit, plan a route and choose proper equipment and food.when, where: 7 p.m. thursday at the re






cupertino hires new firm to complete parks master plan


the city of cupertino is moving ahead with its citywide parks, open space and recreation master plan by hiring a new consultant.on jan. 24, the city council unanimously approved hiring new consultant firm moore iacofano goltsman (mig), to complete the master plan, which has been in the works since september 2015.the comprehensive plan aims to address the city’s needs in relation to park and recreation facilities for the long term, including adding new features and prioritizing funding. the plan will also include a profile of each of cupertino’s current parks and what needs should be addressed.in summer 2015, the council approved a contract with royston hanamoto alley & abey, or rhaa, but according to city manager david brandt, staffing changes at the firm resulted in the city choosing






how tiny gnome homes made a huge impact


do you believe in fairies?most of us would laugh and say, “of course not,” but wouldn’t it be wonderful to be given a reason to pause and wonder?those who visited overland park in kansas for a period of time had that chance, and if you look around the woods near you, tiny mysteries might be waiting.full story at great big story.good news. posted by kate rinsema






rogue national park service twitter account says it’s no longer run by governmen


the rogue government twitter account, altusnatparkservice, which claimed it was being run by current park rangers, says it has now handed off control of its twitter account to “several activists and journalists who believe they can continue in the same spirit.”the move has led some to question if the account was, in fact, ever operated by disgruntled government employees in the first place and, if it was, whether or not it just squandered the power the account held to serve as a means of resisting the trump administration.if you haven’t been following closely, the saga of the rogue government twitter accounts can be a little confusing.this week, the trump administration issued gag orders affecting several government agencies, including the environmental protection agency, the department of






2 dead, 3 wounded in chicago shootings


two men were killed and three other people were wounded in chicago over eight hours monday, police said.the most recent fatal shooting was in the brighton park neighborhood, where a 31-year-old man was killed in the 3500 block of west 38th place. he was standing in the yard of a house when someone fired s s from a silver suv and he was s in the back. he was pronounced dead at the scene.earlier, about 5:35 p.m., a 23-year-old man was s to death on the northwest side.the man was found with a guns wound to the head in the 6200 block of west grand avenue, on the border between the galewood and belmont central neighborhoods, according to a police media notification. the man was taken to loyola university medical center, where he was pronounced dead. police released no information about the circ






these storyboards may reveal another alternate ending to jur ic park


the ending of steven spielberg’s jur ic park is perfect: the tension, the staging, and the turn of the tyrannosaurus rex from villain to hero, complete with the falling banner. it’s so good it seems impossible it could have been handled differently—but history tells us it originally was.advertisementjur ic park fans likely know there was at least one alternate ending that was pretty close to the one we see in the film. it took place in the main hall, as alan grant used a scissor lift and the giant t. rex skeleton to knock the veloci tors away and escape (you can watch a storyboarded version here). but the living t-rex was notably absent.a facebook page called “jur ic time” claims to have found effects guru phil tippett’s early storyboard binder which features an additional sequence with th






parking spot shortage? google maps now lets you know


map apps have been reporting traffic jams for a while now, but what about parking shortages? shouldn’t an app tell us not to bother driving somewhere if there won’t be a place to park once we arrive? on friday, alphabet inc.’s google updated its popular maps app on android devices to provide estimates of parking difficulty.once you request directions to a destination, you may see a new icon. if google has a parking difficulty...






fitbit to cut six-percent of its staff following a disappointing q4


as anticipated, wearable leader fitbit kicked off the week by announcing a six-percent reduction in global work force, following disappointing fourth quarter financials.the company will go into greater detail on today’s earnings call, but a preliminary statement issued this morning details the loss of 110 jobs, as part of a “reorganization of its business” designed to “creat[e] a more focused and efficient operating model.”the news follows what has been a disappointing several months for the wearable space at large, impacting even fitbit, the dominant player in the space. as rivals like jawbone g ple with the future and the future of the smartwatch space looks downright dismal, however, the fitbit has been making acquisitions, including the once promising smartwatch pioneer pebble, which m






malia obama joins protest against trump dapl revival, stands with water protecto


the daughter of former and much-beloved president barack obama has made her political leanings completely public now that she’s moved out of the white house. opting out of her parents caribbean vacation, 18-year-old malia obama was seen standing up at a dakota access pipeline protest in park city, utah. malia will be starting an internship with…






why your business should ditch cash


after his business was robbed for the fifth time in just over three months, the owner of park cafe & coffee bar in baltimore decided to do something that would have seemed radical for a neighborhood business just a few years ago: he stopped taking cash. it was a desperation move, but what happened next surprised owner david hart. his sales didn’t go down.a much larger experiment conducted by salad chain sweetgreen, which has 66 locations on both coasts, yielded the same result. after a year-long trial, the company...






2 dead, 3 wounded in chicago shootings


two men were killed and three other people were wounded in chicago over eight hours sunday, police said.the most recent fatal shooting was at 11 p.m. in the brighton park neighborhood, where a 31-year-old man was killed in the 3500 block of west 38th place. he was standing in the yard of a house when someone fired s s from a silver suv and he was s in the back. he was pronounced dead at the scene.the cook county medical examiner's office identified him as jesse c. montes deoca of the same block where he was killed. he was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m., the office stated.earlier, about 5:35 p.m., a 23-year-old man was s to death on the northwest side.the man was found with a guns wound to the head in the 6200 block of west grand avenue, on the border between the galewood and belmont central






2 dead, 3 wounded in chicago shootings


two men were killed and three other people were wounded in chicago over eight hours sunday, police said.the most recent fatal shooting happened about 11 p.m. in the southwest side's brighton park neighborhood, where a 31-year-old man was killed in the 3500 block of west 38th place. he was standing in the yard of a house when someone fired s s from a silver suv and he was s in the back. he was pronounced dead at the scene.he was identified as jesse c. montes deoca, of the same block where he was killed, the cook county medical examiner's office said. he was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m., the office stated.about 5:35 p.m. on the northwest side, a 23-year-old man was s to death.the man was found with a guns wound to the head in the 6200 block of west grand avenue, on the border between the ga






travelers often pay taxes, resort fees and parking. is it too large a burden or


in re: “surprise taxes and fees can be a shock,” (on the spot, jan. 22, by catharine hamm): i have paid 10% to 20% el taxes that have been tacked on to my bill. while they’re an annoyance, i feel that those taxes are justified.when we visit a city, we are provided with all the services that local citizens enjoy and pay for by the taxes they pay to support all the municipal services such as fire and police, clean water, parks, etc.i think it is only fair that we, as visitors, help support these things.ronald rossrancho palos verdes::a recent stay at a el in london’s leicester square, netted a $1,900 value-added tax, or vat, on top of the price quoted for a seven-night stay.vat is not refundable on lodging. i wish the travel agent booking this had reminded us. all fees, taxes and charges sho






new connection between guadalupe river park and downtown delayed


pedestrians and bicyclists should find the going between downtown san jose and guadalupe river park easier and safer after a connection between coleman avenue and julian street is completed next month.work was delayed recently, mainly because of bad weather, but the city’s public works staff says the project should be done by the middle of next month. autumn parkway, a small side street that dead ends just south of coleman next to target, will link coleman to julian when everything is finished.the existing road will be “enhanced” for users of all transportation modes, according to project manager aziza amiri.“when we did the north end of the trail on autumn parkway there was an additional trail that extended to allow bikers and walkers…to get on the sidewalk along autumn parkway,” amiri sa






immigrants' dreams and fears lend heart to 'flower drum song' at park square


what a time for an immigrant's story. although it calls from another era, "flower drum song" sings in a timeless voice of the aspirants who crave america's promise yet fear the imilation that subsumes their cultural identity or relegates it to the fringes.the gentle, flawed relic of the rodgers and hammerstein canon retains its earnest soul and admittedly clichéd charm in a coproduction by mu performing arts and park square theatre that opened friday.playwright david henry hwang rewrote the book of this play about the chinese community in 1950s san francisco, and mu staged the new version in 2009. hwang softened and sharpened the cultural stereotypes of chinatown, adding integrity to a story about the immigrant spirit's push and pull toward america.stephanie bertumen plays mei-li, who step






2 dead, 3 wounded in chicago shootings


two men were killed and three other people were wounded in chicago over eight hours sunday, police said.the most recent fatal shooting happened about 11 p.m. in the southwest side's brighton park neighborhood, where a 31-year-old man was killed in the 3500 block of west 38th place. he was standing in the yard of a house when someone fired s s from a silver suv and he was s in the back. he was pronounced dead at the scene.he was identified as jesse c. montes deoca, of the same block where he was killed, the cook county medical examiner's office said. he was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m. after suffering multiple guns wounds, the office determined following an autopsy monday. about 5:35 p.m. on the northwest side, a 23-year-old man was s to death.the man was found with a guns wound to the hea






tinen, peers thwart bryans' bid for 17th major in doubles


melbourne, australia — henri tinen and john peers captured the men's doubles title at the australian open on urday, thwarting bob and mike bryan's attempt to win a record-equaling 17th grand slam title.the bryans said afterward that it may have been their last match at melbourne park as they've contemplated retiring after this season, though they stressed that matching — or breaking — the grand slam doubles title record remains a goal they'd like to achieve."it would be nice to go out the way pete (sampras) went out. win a slam," bob bryan said, referring to sampras' decision to retire after winning his 14th major singles title at the 2002 u.s. open. "that would feel really good. we believe we can do it. that's why we're here."with the bryans' serving to stay in the match in the second set






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protests at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribunehessam noorian, center,  stands with his wife, zehra amirisefat, left, after being released at o'hare international airport in chicago on jan. 28, 2017. noorian has dual citizenship with iran and the united kingdom and has been living in park ridge with a green card. he, his wife and their 6-month-old child were returning to chicago from iran when he was taken into custody. u.s. authorities took more than a dozen travelers into custody urday at o'hare international airport in response to president donald trump's immigration order — but lawyers who e to their aid said all were set free after a federal judge in new york temporarily barred deportations.hessam noorian, center,  stands with his wife, zehra amirisefat, left, after being released at






tow truck driver has no s left leaving tesla parking lot


in what i can only liken to some sort of a dystopian horror scenario for cars, one of the best accounts on instagram posted a video of a tow truck driver having no qualms whatsoever about dragging a helpless mercedes out of the tesla fremont parking lot at an, um, uncomfortable angle.advertisementthe @teslaparkinglot instagram page is populated by a hilarious collection of p os chronicling the sad state of people attempting to park their cars in tesla’s fremont parking lot. this is likely why the following mercedes is being mercilessly dragged away. it’s too bad the video is muted, as one is left to imagine the desperate screams of the mercedes. it probably has to endure long car rides listening to its owner talk about how outdated its generation will soon be, and how great his project car






police: man found dead inside portable bathroom


police are investigating the death of a man who was found dead sunday inside a portable bathroom in the city's rogers park neighborhood. just after 6 a.m. sunday, officers responded to the 1400 block of west jonquil terrace for a call of a person down. they found a man inside a portable bathroom in a nearby alley. he was unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. the death remains under investigation, though police said there weren't any visible signs of injury. 






lirr: ron koma branch delays due to vehicle on tracks


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe long island rail road reported delays on the ron koma branch monday morning, citing “an unauthorized vehicle on the tracks near deer park.”lirr personnel were on the scene, waiting for a tow truck, the railroad said on its website.news 12 long island reported a tractor trailer was stuck on the tracks at a grade crossing.more information was not immediately available....






gordon heights home partially destroyed by fire, officials say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya fire that started outside the front door of a home in gordon heights on sunday destroyed at least one side of the structure, but there were no injuries, a spokeswoman for the hamlet’s fire department said.the spokeswoman, who asked not to be identified, said the blaze broke out at 10:05 a.m. at a house on park lane. she said a mother, her two children and two dogs inside had escaped by...






the debate over south korea's 'comfort women' | japan


seoul, south korea - while leaving a seoul courtroom last wednesday, park yu-ha was p og hed doing something she had not done in a long time: smiling.park had just been acquitted of criminal defamation charges stemming from the contents of her 2013 book, comfort women of the empire, a work of scholarly research into the so-called "comfort women" - women and s from korea, china, the philippines and elsewhere who worked in brothels for the japanese military during world war ii.wednesday's acquittal was the latest phase in a long legal struggle for park, 60, a professor of japanese literature at sejong university in south korea. last year, a civil court found park guilty of defaming former comfort women with her writings and ordered her to pay the nine women who filed a lawsuit 10 million kor