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Good Intentions, Chicago's First Medical Marijuana Clinic, Overwhelmed With Calls

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    Jars containing various strands of medical marijuana sit behind a display case at the River Rock Medical Marijuana Center in Denver, Colorado, on May 16, 2013. (Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images) | Getty

    It turns out a lot of Chicagoans really want to get their hands on some medical marijuana -- even though the state's new law

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Suspect In South Side Sex Assaults In Police Custody After String Of Terrifying Attacks

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      Chicago Police

      Police have arrested a suspect in a series of rapes on Chicago's South Side.

      A 26-year-old man suspected in a string of sexual assaults on Chicago's South Side last week is in police custody in Indiana Tuesday.

      The Tribune reports deputy U.S. marshals in Lafayette, Ind. took the man into custody and are holding him in the Tippecanoe

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      'Recycled' Edgewater Starbucks Made Of Reused Shipping Containers Opens In Chicago

      'Recycled' Edgewater Starbucks Made Of Reused Shipping Containers Opens In Chicago

      A new Starbucks concept store made entirely of reused shipping containers is serving up its first cups of coffee to Chicago commuters this week.

      The store, which DNAinfo Chicago reports was pre-fabricated in California and assembled in a matter of weeks,sits on the site of an old hot dog stand in the city's Edgewater neighborhood and serves

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago