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Inspired by Richard Pryor, ‘Unspeakable’ starts Chicago run


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Disclaimers accompany most of the advertising for the new play “Unspeakable,” which begins a five-week engagement starting Tuesday at Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. It’s billed as “A dramatic fantasia” inspired by the life of the late actor and comedian Richard Pryor. Continue reading

Bloody Month of September in Chicago

By: Jarrod Horton

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I saw a man get killed before, I was coming out of restaurant behind the victim. He was walking out the door and the shooter was running towards him with the gun. My friend was behind me and when all three of us saw the gun we tried to run back in the restaurant. My friend and I made it, but unfortunately the shooter hit his target. Continue reading

Derrick Rose Injured in First Practice with the Chicago Bulls

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Derrick Rose, the former NBA MVP was injured in his first practice back with the Bulls. According to a statement release from the team he was elbowed in the face and suffered “left orbital fracture.” You can read the official statement from the Bulls organization below.

Full statement from the Chicago Bulls.

Bulls Guard Derrick Rose was struck in the face by an elbow during today’s practice. He was taken by the Bulls medical staff to Rush University Medical Center for testing and evaluation which determined he sustained a left orbital fracture. After consultation with several specialists, it has been determined that he will require a surgical procedure, which will take place tomorrow at Rush. After the procedure, a timetable for return to play will be determined.