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ASPCA Euthanizes Homeless Man's Dog Without Telling Him

dnainfo.com — WEST VILLAGE - The ASPCA euthanized a homeless man's dog without tell him, DNAinfo New York has learned. The dog's owner, James "Jimmy" Tarangelo, had been frantically trying to reunite with his dog, Spot, since police took the border collie mix away on Aug. 7, based on concerns about the pet's health.
Aug 21, 2014

Multiple vets treated this homeless man's dog and let him leave their office. The @ASPCA forcibly euthanized the dog. dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

Aug 21, 2014

ASPCA Euthanizes Homeless Man's Dog Without Telling Him via @Dnainfo dnain.fo/1topYvc

Aug 21, 2014

RT @iJournalista: As if your news day wasn't bad enough, @ASPCA euthanized this homeless man's dog w/o telling him/returning his calls: dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

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New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)

dnainfo.com — CHICAGO - The city is planning to add Divvy stations to areas lacking them on the Far North and South Side - which will make Chicago's program the biggest bike-sharing system in North America, the mayor's office announced.

River North Bar Owner Says Racists to Blame After Customer Cars Egged

dnainfo.com — RIVER NORTH - Officials with the embattled Nouveau Tavern - which has been butting heads with River North residents since it opened six months ago - say things have gotten so bad that someone went as far as to egg cars owned by patrons of the club. Staff at Nouveau Tavern, 358 W.
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Rikers Jail Medical Provider Let Inmate Die From Diabetic Coma, Suit Says

dnainfo.com — RIKERS ISLAND - The controversial medical provider for the city's jails, Corizon Health, let an inmate lapse into a diabetic coma and die, despite visits from health workers and pleas for help from him and from fellow inmates, a new lawsuit alleges.
Aug 21, 2014

It keeps coming: Rikers Jail Medical Provider Let Inmate Die From Diabetic Coma, Suit Says @Dnainfo dnain.fo/1vmBPKF

Aug 21, 2014

RT @DNAinfoQNS: Rikers jail medical provider let inmate die from diabetic coma, suit says dnain.fo/1vmBPKF @DNAinfo via @Eddie_Small

Aug 21, 2014

Rikers Jail Medical Provider Let Inmate Die from Diabetic Coma, Suit Says dnain.fo/1vmBPKF @DNAinfo via @Eddie_Small

Grieving Widow Helps Catch Mugger: 'Are You Going to be a Lamb or a Lion?'

dnainfo.com — COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - On Monday, a Lakeview woman lost her husband to a long illness. On Tuesday night, the woman's family wanted to get her out of the house - to lift her spirits and get some food in the "very tired and very sad" new widow.
Aug 21, 2014

RT @stoomey: Day after husband dies, widow helps nabs 'punk' mugger in Lakeview "Do you want to be a lamb or a lion?" @ErinMeyer1 dnain.fo/1vlMfdh

Aug 21, 2014

RT @stoomey: Day after husband dies, widow helps nabs 'punk' mugger in Lakeview "Do you want to be a lamb or a lion?" @ErinMeyer1 dnain.fo/1vlMfdh

Aug 21, 2014

Day after husband dies, widow helps nabs 'punk' mugger in Lakeview "Do you want to be a lamb or a lion?" @ErinMeyer1 dnain.fo/1vlMfdh

Human Excrement Smeared on Police Cars in Greenwich Village

dnainfo.com — MANHATTAN - Call it a case of NYPD poo. Human excrement has been smeared on the door handles of several police cars parked outside an NYPD facility in Greenwich Village, sources told "On The Inside." The scatological crime scene was discovered earlier this week when Community Affairs officers went to their cars outside an NYPD outpost at 34 1/2 E.
Aug 21, 2014

#deblasiosnewyork MT @Azi: attention headline writers: "Human excrement has been smeared on several police cars…” dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

Aug 21, 2014

RT @Azi: attention headline writers: "Human excrement has been smeared on the door handles of several police cars…” dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

Aug 21, 2014

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iPad Finger Paintings Capture Chicago at Night (VIDEO)

dnainfo.com — LAKEVIEW - Steve Connell has spent the past few years painting glimmering Chicago nightscapes - on his iPad. "Had someone told me five years ago that at some point in the future I was going to be painting on my telephone, I wouldn't believe it," the Lakeview artist said.

Did You Know Bike Lights are the Law? Get One for Free in Irving Park

dnainfo.com — IRVING PARK - Bike lights aren't just a smart idea when riding at night, they're the law. The Chicago Municipal Code ( 9-52-080) specifies that all bikes in use at night must be equipped with both a headlamp that emits a white light and a rear red reflector.
Aug 21, 2014

RT @Pattydnachicago Get lit! Bike lights are the law, and we know where you can get one for free: dnain.fo/VI5Zet

How Improv Theater Can Make You Better at Dating

dnainfo.com — NEW YORK CITY - "I'm so excited for me to meet Tom," said improviser Jenna Marucci, 27, her emphasis on "me" drawing a roaring laugh from the audience at the Players Theatre, where Marucci stands on stage.
Aug 21, 2014

RT @JMarucci: How Improv Theater Can Make You Better at Dating via @Dnainfo dnain.fo/1lj8YGz feat. me & SEE JENNA DATE show Thanx @se…

Aug 21, 2014

RT @serenaspeaks: Imagine a blind date. On a stage. With a live audience. Or just watch this - Dating and improv dnain.fo/1lj8YGz

Aug 21, 2014

...yet going on a date with an improviser is always so terrible. dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

Taylor Townsend in 'Good Situation to Win Couple Rounds' at US Open: Coach

dnainfo.com — CHICAGO - Taylor Townsend's coach believes the Englewood native will be in top form for America's biggest tennis tournament, the U.S. Open. "We're in a good situation to win a couple rounds in the Open, but mainly we just want to continue to improve," said Kamau Murray of Kenwood-based XS Tennis.

Old St. Pat's Church's Fascinating History Explored on WTTW Special

dnainfo.com — THE LOOP - A documentary premiering on WTTW-Channel 11 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday will take an unprecedented look at the rise, fall and resurgence of Old St. Patrick's Church, the oldest public building in Chicago. "Old St. Patrick's Church: A Chicago Renaissance Story" was commissioned by the public broadcasting station and written and narrated by journalist Mike Leonard.

Milwaukee Avenue Protected Bike Lane Plan Dead, Alderman Says

dnainfo.com — GLADSTONE PARK - A plan that would have eliminated one lane of travel in each direction along Milwaukee Avenue to build protected bike lanes in Gladstone Park is dead, according to a spokesman for Ald. John Arena (45th).

Victim Blasts Plea Deal for Rockaway Youth Leader Accused of Assault

dnainfo.com — FAR ROCKAWAY - The woman who was allegedly choked by the president of a local youth group blasted the plea deal given to him by the district attorney's office, saying he is not fit to lead the peninsula's young people.
Aug 21, 2014

Victim blasts plea deal for president of Rockaway youth group who was arrested in June for assault: dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

Pfleger: People Should Be as Mad About 9-Year-Old's Murder as Ferguson

dnainfo.com — GRAND CROSSING - The Rev. Michael Pfleger said Thursday that the community should be as outraged about the murder of a 9-year-old boy in Chicago as it is about last week's shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. "Michael Brown, who I understand was not armed, was shot multiple times by a police officer.
Aug 21, 2014

RT @DNAinfoCHI: Father Pfleger: Anger about killing of 9-year-old Antonio Smith should match that of Michael Brown in Ferguson dnain.fo/1p0GwnC

Watch Jackie Robinson West in Little League World Series at Broadway Armory

dnainfo.com — EDGEWATER - Residents are invited to watch Jackie Robinson West take on Philadelphia Thursday at a Little League World Series viewing party inside the Broadway Armory. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the 6:30 p.m. game shown on ESPN. The winner goes on to play Las Vegas's Mountain Ridge team in the U.S.
Aug 21, 2014

RT @DNAinfoCHI: All of Chicago will cheer on Jackie Robinson West today. Watch parties going on everywhere! dnain.fo/1tv2Dal dnain.fo/1pOfftH

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