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Small-business owners around Chicago find ways to cope with supply chain problems

"We started with maybe one out of four or five orders where we’d have a back order," says a co-owner of StitchMine Custom Embroidery in Glenview. "Now, it’s every order."

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Chicago man jumps into Lake Michigan every day, comes out better

Nearly a year ago, before he became the Great Lake Jumper, Dan O’Conor was just a guy with a hangover and a need to clear his mind, like a lot of us then, really.

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6 cars stolen in Lincoln Square while left running, unattended: police

The vehicles were stolen within a week, police say.

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SWAT called for armed man barricaded in Lincoln Square home

The situation ended about 3:50 a.m., and the man was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center for an evaluation.

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‘Toothpick Guy’ pieces together a band after years of building model ships

Toothpicks have been central to Wayne Kuzy’s identity since he fell in love with gluing them into boats during a fifth grade art project.

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Brown Line service resumes after track problems near Western

By 7:50 a.m., normal service was resuming with residual delays between Western and the Loop, the CTA said. Service remains suspended between Kimball and Western for planned construction work.

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North Side thief steals parked motorcycles

In each case, a male in a yellow vest took motorcycles that were parked on the street or in large parking complexes in Lake View, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square and Uptown.

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Hoffman Estates man dies after falling from Brown Line platform in Lincoln Square

He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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Baker Miller debuts new soufflé-inspired pumpkin pie

The new egg-free recipe, featuring cream steeped with bay leaves, is part of their in-demand holiday lineup of baked goods.

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Man hit by vehicle, critically injured in Lincoln Square

The 89-year-old woman behind the wheel was backing out of a parking lot when she hit the 28-year-old and then crashed into a building, police said.

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North Side restaurant’s Fall Donut offers autumnal flavors year-round

Chef at Sweet Virginia’s Kitchen makes the pillowy, cinnamon sugar treat from her grandma’s recipe — and serves it complete with the hole.

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Thief targets parked vehicles in Lincoln Square: police

In each incident the thief broke the windows of unattended vehicles and removed property from within, police said.

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Theft from buildings reported in Lincoln Square: police

In each incident the person was able to enter the parking garage of condo buildings and stole property, police said.

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ENDORSEMENT: Michael Negron for 47th Ward alderman

Michael Negron would bring valuable experience to City Council. He was Mayor Emanuel’s policy director and worked in the Obama administration.

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ENDORSEMENT: Patrick O’Connor for 40th Ward alderman

O’Connor gets results for the ward, no doubt about it.

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Fake repairman targeting North Side homes for burglaries: police

At least two men have been posing as repairmen to get inside homes, CPD said.

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The Grid: Exploring the Lincoln Square neighborhood

Lincoln Square is charming with a real neighborly feel plus it has restaurants with around the globe cuisine.

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Lincoln Square man charged with sexually assaulting girlfriend’s teen daughter

The assaults happened over a two-year period starting when the girl was 12, according to prosecutors.

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A clown mask, an alleged 71-year-old bank robber and a trail of clues

Wisdom does not necessarily come with age — at least not for an alleged senior citizen bank robber who left a few clues behind, authorities said.

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Armed man robs Lincoln Square bank

A man robbed a bank Saturday afternoon in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the North Side.

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Charges upgraded to murder for 2 accused in Lincoln Square motel robbery plot

Joseph Naseef, 32, and 30-year-old Nicole Morris, are each facing a count of first-degree murder in the death of 34-year-old Devin Matloff.

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Food We Love: Our July 4th Grilling Guide with expert advice and recipes

Before you light up the grill, get some expert advice from Chicago chefs plus some new twists on July 4th favorites like corn on the cob.

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Woman, 86, reported missing from Northwest Side has been found safe

Police said Tuesday evening that she had been found safe, but did not provide additional information.

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Transit-oriented development needs to include affordable housing

If the mayor's plan to expand transit-oriented development along this route actually happens, I pray some of the units are affordable.

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Ravenswood neighborhood guide

Where to eat, shop and other things to do in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood.

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Farmers markets 2018: The ultimate guide about Chicago-area farmers markets

Market organizers are offering more than just produce, trying to create community hubs that will appeal to a broad swath of neighbors.

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Property tax hikes shock some North Side homeowners

"The good news is, your home is worth more," said a spokesman for Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios. "The bad news is, your home is worth more."

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Early morning armed robberies reported in Ravenswood, Lincoln Square

In both cases, two people came up to the victims, showed a handgun and took their property, Chicago Police said in a community alert.

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Vehicles left on blocks as thieves target tires, rims on Northwest Side

Newer model Honda vehicles appeared to be a recurring target of the thefts.

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Officials: Man found dead in burning building in Lincoln Square

Firefighters were looking for someone inside a burning building Wednesday afternoon in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

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Man charged with shooting accomplice to death during NW Side home invasion

A man has been charged with a home invasion last week that ended with him fatally shooting his accomplice on the Northwest Side.

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Smash-and-grab burglars target North Side businesses

Police are warning businesses about a series of smash-and-grab commercial burglaries in the Lake View, Lincoln Park and Lincoln Square neighborhoods.