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Police officers on bikes boost lakefront patrols

Chicago airports expect 1.5M holiday travelers

Moran named Chicago's chief technology officer

Google donates 500 robots to Chicago libraries

Total of illegal guns seized in Chicago tops 2,000

Emanuel, city library commissioner accept top national award

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannon at the White House Thursday accepted the nation’s highest-honor on behalf of the city’s library system.

The library received the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, which was presented to Emanuel and Bannon by first lady Michelle Obama, according to a mayoral press release. The award is bestowed upon the country’s top libraries by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the federal guardian of 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums.


Lakeview police planning 'unannounced saturations' of problem spots in June

DUI strike force back in Englewood this weekend

Chicago cracking down on 'notarios'

UberX thwarted in bid to serve O'Hare and Midway airports