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  • Palos Heights home invasion victim in serious condition
  • Palos Heights police said the man injured during a home invasion won a large amount of money at a riverboat casino prior to the shooting.
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  • April snow showers follow weekend warmup
  • Snowy conditions slowed traffic during the Monday evening commute.
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  • Daytime burglars hit Bridgeport, McKinley Park
  • A warning for people living in Chicago's Bridgeport and McKinley Park neighborhoods, as police say several homes have been burglarized during the day between March 26 and this Monday.
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  • Daytime burglars hit Bridgeport, McKinley Park
  • A warning for people living in Chicago's Bridgeport and McKinley Park neighborhoods, as police say several homes have been burglarized during the day between March 26 and this Monday.
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  • Blood Money
  • Chicago rapper Mario Hess, 33, aka Blood Money, died of multiple gunshots in what the Cook County Medical Examiner is labeling a homicide.
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  • Rapper dead 2 weeks after record deal
  • Chicago rapper Mario Hess, 33, aka Blood Money,died of multiple gunshots in what the Cook County Medical Examiner is labeling a homicide.
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  • CDOT clerk accused of embezzling more than $741K
  • Chicago Department of Transportation Clerk Antionette Chenier, 50, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly embezzling more than $741,000 from city fees.
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  • CDOT clerk accused of embezzling more than $741K
  • Chicago Department of Transportation Clerk Antionette Chenier, 50, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly embezzling more than $741,000 from city fees.
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  • 3 shot in Austin neighborhood
  • Three men were wounded Monday morning in a shooting on the city's West Side near Lake Street and Central Avenue in the Austin neighborhood.
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  • Couple weds at Northwestern hospital chapel
  • A wedding was held Thursday night in a place that wouldn't be the first choice for most couples: a hospital chapel at Northwestern Memorial.
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  • Couple weds at Northwestern hospital chapel
  • A wedding was held Thursday night in a place that wouldn't be the first choice for most couples: a hospital chapel at Northwestern Memorial. But in this case, the wedding did not want to wait.
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  • President Obama spoke at the Chicago Cut Steakhouse, where is attending a private roundtable discussion for the Democratic National Committee.
  • President Obama spoke at the Chicago Cut Steakhouse, where he is attending a private roundtable discussion for the Democratic National Committee.
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  • Obamas motorcade closes River North streets
  • In anticipation of President Obama's visit, some closures on Lake Shore Drive are in place and LaSalle Street north of the Chicago River is also closed in the River North neighborhood.
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  • Obama arrives in Chicago for 2 fundraisers
  • Air Force One landed at O'Hare Airport Wednesday around 4 p.m., bringing President Obama back home to Chicago for a pair of fundraisers.
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  • A woman and two young children were injured in a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood on Chicago's Southeast Side.
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  • Woman, 2 young boys shot in South Shore
  • Neighbors say a grandmother was with her two grandsons when they were shot near 78th and Kingston in the South Shore neighborhood.
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  • UIC students warned after sex assault in dorm
  • A female student was sexually assaulted in a shower on the University of Illinois Chicago campus Monday morning.
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  • UIC student sexually assaulted in dorm shower
  • A female student was sexually assaulted in a shower on the University of Illinois Chicago campus Monday morning.
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  • Earth Hour shuts lights throughout city
  • It was lights out all over the Chicago area and around the world Saturday night in honor of Earth Hour.
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  • Off-duty cop shoots alleged home invader
  • An off-duty Chicago police officer shot an alleged home invader in the Washington Heights neighborhood at 96th and Princeton on Chicago's South Side.
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  • Off-duty cop shoots alleged home invader
  • An off-duty Chicago police officer shot an alleged home invader in the Washington Heights neighborhood at 96th and Princeton on Chicago's South Side.
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  • CDOT worker falls from Loop bridge
  • A 59-year-old machinist was injured when he fell from a bridge near the intersection of Randolph Street and Wacker Drive in Chicago's Loop.
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  • ISAT boycott controversy boils over during CPS meeting
  • The controversy over a boycott of the standardized test known as ISAT boiled over on Wednesday at a Chicago Public Schools board meeting.
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  • Union: CTA motorman may have dozed off
  • A CTA Blue Line train jumped the tracks and climbed up an escalator at the O'Hare station before coming to a stop, injuring 32 people on board.
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  • Shuttle buses run Rosemont to ORD
  • The CTA's Blue Line station at O'Hare will be closed at least 24 hours, NTSB officials said, as they investigate a train derailment.
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  • Kaifesh wins 8th District race
  • Larry Kaifesh won the Republican nomination in the 8th Congressional District race against incumbent Tammy Duckworth.
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  • Riverdale body identified as missing toddler
  • The body of a young girl found in Riverdale is that of Amierah Roberson, 1, who was reported missing from a South Side home, according to the medical examiner.
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  • Body IDd as Amierah Roberson
  • The body of a young girl found in Riverdale is that of missing 17-month-old Amierah Roberson.
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  • In less than 30 days, the deadline to enroll in a plan through the Affordable Care Act will be upon us.
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  • Work underway to replace citys aging water, sewer lines
  • Flooding in Chicago's River West neighborhood Monday night highlighted the need to improve the city's water main infrastructure.
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  • Grand Blue Line stop closed by water main break
  • A water main broke in the River West neighborhood Monday evening, shutting down the Grand station on the CTA Blue Line.
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  • Autopsy awaited after body found in sewer pipe
  • The family of a missing woman is anxiously awaiting for the body found on the South Side to be identified through an autopsy.
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  • Roseland business leaders ask for help
  • Businessmen along a stretch of Michigan Avenue are asking police for help and want more protection to help battle crime in the Roseland neighborhood.
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  • CPS: Action will be taken against ISAT boycotts
  • The boycott against state tests grows as Chicago Public School officials holds the line on ISAT.
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  • Gary students, parents, teachers prepare for possible school closures
  • Gary, Indiana is preparing to shut down some schools because of low enrollment, poor academic performance and budget problems.
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  • Ice jams along Kankakee River causing concern
  • Officials in Kankakee, Will and Grundy counties are monitoring ice jams along the Kankakee River.
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  • Former Chicago police officer Steve Mandell was found guilty Friday of plotting to kidnap, torture and kill a wealthy businessman.
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  • A former Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kidnap and murder a suburban businessman testified at his own trial on Thursday.
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  • Alleged target of ex-cops murder plot testifies
  • The businessman Steve Mandell is accused of plotting to kill took the stand at the former Chicago police officer?s trial.
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  • 3 shot in police pursuit on Dan Ryan Expressway
  • Three alleged offenders were wounded during a police-involved shooting and pursuit on the Dan Ryan Expressway, officials said.
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  • 3 shot in police pursuit on Dan Ryan Expressway
  • Three alleged offenders were wounded during a police-involved shooting and pursuit on the Dan Ryan Expressway, officials said.
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  • Mistrial declared in loud music murder charge
  • A Florida man has been convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder after an argument over loud music outside of a convenience store.
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  • Chilling video shown in murder trial of ex-cop
  • Prosecutors say chilling undercover video shows former police officer Steve Mandell talking his plot to kill and dismember a suburban business man.
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  • Chilling video shown in murder trial of ex-cop
  • Prosecutors say chilling undercover video shows former police officer Steve Mandell talking his plot to kill and dismember a suburban business man.
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  • Ex-cops torture, murder plot trial continues
  • More testimony and taped conversations were played in court in the trial of former Chicago police officer Steve Mandell, who is charged in a torture, robbery and murder plot.
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  • Ex-cops torture, murder plot trial continues
  • More testimony and taped conversations were played in court in the trial of former Chicago police officer Steve Mandell, who is charged in a torture, robbery and murder plot.
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  • Undercover tapes heard in ex-cops murder plot trial
  • Jurors heard undercover tapes that prosecutors said show former police officer Steve Mandell planned to kidnap and murder a suburban strip club owner.
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  • Undercover tapes heard in ex-cops murder plot trial
  • Jurors heard undercover tapes that prosecutors said show former police officer Steve Mandell planned to kidnap and murder a suburban strip club owner.
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  • Trial begins for ex-cop accused in murder plot
  • The trial for former Chicago police officer and former death row inmate Steve Mandell began Tuesday. He is accused in a bizarre murder plot.
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  • Trial begins for ex-cop accused in murder plot
  • The trial for former Chicago police officer Steve Mandell began Tuesday. He accused in a bizarre murder plot.
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