South Chicago

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Minneapolis paid out $868k in police settlements for 2012

    Avoiding any seven-figure settlements, the city of Minneapolis paid out a total of $868,000 in cases related to the police department last year, a sharp decrease from the $4.7 million in settlements and liability claims from 2011, city data shows. SEE ALSO: Minneapolis paid $4.7 million in police-r ... More >>

  • News

    May 9, 2012

    CeCe McDonald murder trial

    Behind the scenes of the transgender woman's case

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Five invasive species that threaten Minnesota waters

    Photo: MN DNRThis bighead carp was caught on Lake Pepin in 2007​June 23 was probably like any other day for the 20-pound bighead carp. Meander through south Chicago's Lake Calumet. Eat a few pounds of plankton. Frighten some minnows. Excrete said plankton. But the Asian carp, six miles from La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2005

    Playing Catch-Up

    That headline doesn't refer to the ten-ton shit-gorilla from south Chicago that the Twins are tailing (with increasing desperation; this buzz-kill even puts Cleveland's Wild Card chances well ahead of Minnesota's). No, I'm talking about my own to-do list, having spent the last week on the North Dako ... More >>