All posts tagged "Chicago"

  • Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, face off with protesters after a rally on the campus of the University of Illinois-Chicago was cancelled due to security concerns Friday, March 11, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
    GOP candidate Trump calls off rally due to security concerns

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled one of his signature rallies on Friday, calling off the event in Chicago due to safety concerns after protesters packed the arena where it was to take place....

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • In this Jan. 19, 2016 photo, Chicago police investigate the scene where multiple people were shot on the city’s South Side. Chicago police said Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, the number of homicides in the city climbed dramatically in January to 51, in the bloodiest start to a year in at least 16 years. They said there were 22 more homicides this January than in January 2015 and that the number of shooting incidents during the same period more than doubled to 242. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)
    Police say Chicago homicides climbed dramatically in January

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are reporting a dramatic spike in the number of homicides and shootings in the city’s bloodiest January for at least 16 years. It’s another blow to a department that has struggled to...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • A nursing home near Chicago held a joint birthday party for eight elders over age 100. (Korea Times Chicago)
    Eight elders over age 100 gather for birthday celebration in Chicago

    By The Korea Times Chicago staff A nursing home near Chicago was perhaps host to the oldest birthday party around last Friday when it invited eight Korean elders 100 years and older for a joint celebration. Niles...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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  • Actor Han Ji-il with a sign for a Chicago petition to help singer Kye Eun-sook (Yonhap)
    Former top Korean actor gathers signatures in Chicago to give reprieve for singer Kye Eun-sook

    Han Ji-il, a 68-year-old South Korean film actor and producer who immigrated to America a decade ago, has reportedly recovered after losing consciousness Sunday following a petition drive to give reprieve for singer Kye Eun-sook outside a...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Jimmy Choi at the Chicago Marathon 2015 (Michael J. Fox Foundation/Runner's World)
    The Running Man: Jimmy Choi continues to outrun Parkinson’s disease

    A Korean American marathon runner with Parkinson’s disease is out to give hope to others out there like him. Jimmy Choi, 39, a Chicago resident, has run nearly 2,000 miles this year despite the condition, and completed...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • The Chicago Mothers Choir and the Guro District Womens Choir (Photo courtesy of Chicago Mothers Choir)
    Chicago Mothers Choir arrives in Korea

    The Chicago Mothers Choir arrived in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, greeted by the women’s choir of Guro District. The group will perform at a local street arts festival and churches through Oct. 14. RELATED - Watch out...

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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  • Chicago Mothers Choir (Korea Times Chicago)
    Watch out for Chicago Mothers Choir!

    By The Korea Times Chicago staff The 60 mothers who show up to Chicago church for choir practice two hours every Tuesday don’t want to be called ahjummas. Call them the Singing Mothers of the Chicago Mothers...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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