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4 weeks ago
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Chicago lawmaker proposes cracking down on Pokemon Go sites

A popular site for "Pokemon Go" characters in a conservation area on the north Chicago lakefront has attracted hundreds of players and inspired legislation to protect ecologically sensitive areas.
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3 months ago
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Gun shop raffling AR-15 rifle to benefit Orlando victims

A suburban Chicago gun shop is raffling a semi-automatic weapon to benefit victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
6 months ago
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Chicago mayor says he plans to poach NC businesses

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he will try to poach businesses and conventions from North Carolina.
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8 months ago
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Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager’s estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized. The highly unusual suit was filed Friday in the middle of the city’s effort to grapple with serious questions about the future of […]
Jason Van Dyke is accused of shooting a Chicago teen 16 times in 2014. (Photo: MGN)
9 months ago
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Chicago officer pleads not guilty to murder charges

A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
9 months ago
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Chicago mayor cuts vacation short after police shooting

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is cutting his holiday vacation short to deal with the fallout from two people being fatally shot by police the day after Christmas, just as the city is dealing with blowback from another deadly altercation.
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10 months ago
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Chicago mayor apologizes as judge delays ruling on another police-involved video

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today addressed the Chicago City Council in a special meeting called to discuss police accountability, saying the city is facing a “defining moment on the issue of crime and policing, and even the larger issue of truth, justice and race.” The embattled mayor, whom activists want to resign over the city’s […]
Tyshawn Lee, 9, was lured into a Chicago alley and murdered Nov. 2, 2015, in what police say was a targeted gang killing. (Photo: Facebook/MGN)
10 months ago
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Chicago police arrest man in 9-year-old boy’s fatal shooting

Chicago Police say a 27-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal shooting this month of a 9-year-old boy on the city's South Side.
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11 months ago
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Funeral today for ‘executed’ 9-year-old boy

Chicago's St. Sabina Church is preparing to eulogize 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, who died during an alleged gang-related shooting.
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11 months ago
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Carbon Monoxide Sickens 70 Elementary School Students

High levels of carbon monoxide sickened 70 students and 7 adults at a Chicago elementary school today, officials with the Chicago Fire Department said.