In this week's episode, The Paper Machete celebrates the power of two. Tim Sniffen and Brendan Dowling discuss the realm of the Bachmann's (that would be Marcus and Michele). The History Girls become Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller who talk about teacher pensions.
It’s been just over one week since a video depicting a brutal street attack in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood went viral. That violent incident was just one of several so far this summer in the popular gay entertainment district known as Boystown. But it’s taken the lid off an emotional d
A stabbing captured on video has been the unlikely spark for a fiery debate on race and class in Chicago’s premier gay neighborhood.The video captured a large group of black youth getting into an altercation with a 25-year-old victim. The scuffle in the late hours of Sunday, July 3rd, re
Chicago police say they have a suspect in custody for helping a mob of people beat and stab a man on Chicago's North Side this week. Police say 24-year-old Darren Hayes from Hammond, Indiana turned himself in to authorities and is cooperating with the ongoing investigation.
A videotaped stabbing and beating of a man in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood has torn wide some rifts in that community.At a community policing, or CAPS, meeting Wednesday night, it was standing-room only for hundreds in the auditorium of the Inter-American Elementary School in Lakeview.
On Sunday June 26, the Chicago Pride Parade took place along Halsted Street on the North Side of the city. Thousands of Chicagoans attended the event, which officials say may be the biggest crowd in parade history.