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Left in the dark

Left in the dark

More than eight months after the killing of an Uptown salon owner, friends and family are growing impatient with the Chicago Police Department’s progress in finding her killer. Since Sept. 2, 2012, when 45-year-old Yolanda Holmes was found dead of multiple stab wounds and a gunshot wound to the head in her apartment, police have […]

Graffiti removal in Wicker Park tagged in more ways than one

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The Wicker Park-Bucktown neighborhood is finding faster ways to alleviate masses of graffiti missed by the city’s new Graffiti Blaster program, which community leaders say is too slow to effectively combat tagging in the area. “Since the city has cut back some of these services, we’ve been looking for other ways, so the graffiti doesn’t get […]

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