Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Chicago news

  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 29 (UPI) -- Dayan Viciedo went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Tuesday and the Chicago White Sox took over first place in the AL Central with a 7-2 win over Tampa Bay.
  • (United Press International)
  • Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 27th.
  • (Chicago White Sox)
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police officials are expected to address the public Tuesday on new strategies aimed at reducing crime, ABC News reported.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins at Chicagos Shedd Aquarium has a new addition with the birth of a calf on Memorial Day. The mother, Piquet (pee-KEHT), and calf appear well and will remain under 24-hour observation for several months.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • PONTIAC, Mich.— Nermin Crnkics extra-time goal gave the Michigan Bucks a 3-2 victory Tuesday night over the Chicago Fire of the MLS in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup.
  • (Sporting News)
  • At Naperbrook Golf Course in Naperville, superintendent Kevin Carlson scatters life-size wooden cut-outs of black dogs throughout the property to scare away geese during the off-season.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • Police in Chicago are investigating the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy who was gunned down while eating pizza with his sister. Police officials say the shooting happened early Tuesday in the citys Uptown neighborhood.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • The South Loop will soon have lots more color. Chicago based multimedia artist Jessica Stockholder and her team will begin installing Color Jam the biggest public artwork in Chicago's history, according to a press release.
  • (NBC Chicago)
  • Trying to run a national political news website from this Lincoln Park loft is kind of like trying to make movies outside of Hollywood, Tom Bevan and John McIntyre admit. But it's working for them.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)

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