3 days ago
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Ex-Obama aide fined $90,000 for Chicago lobbying violation

The Chicago Board of Ethics has voted to fine a former aide to former President Barack Obama $90,000 for illegally lobbying Chicago's mayor on behalf of Uber.
1 month ago
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Nearly $100K raised for Chicago beating victim

An online effort to raise money for a mentally disabled man whose beating was broadcast live on Facebook in Chicago has brought in nearly $100,000.
2 months ago
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Silent march through downtown Chicago marks year of violence

Hundreds are marching silently along Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago and are carrying crosses for each person slain in the city this year.
2 months ago
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Chicago Police: Majority of holiday weekend violence is gang-related

Chicago police say more than 40 people were shot over the holiday weekend and more than three dozen guns were seized.
4 months ago
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President Obama, White Sox fan, cheers on Cubs

Obama posted a message of "Holy Cow" and congratulations Sunday on Twitter, adding: "Even this White Sox fan was happy to see Wrigley rocking last night."
6 months 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.
8 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.
11 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.
1 year 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 […]
1 year 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.