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  • CPD bike patrols to swarm high-crime areas
  • Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is beefing up one of his crime-fighting strategies, dubbed "Operation Impact," which focused originally on foot patrols.
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chicago news, jessica d'onofrio
  • A magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco.
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national/world
  • Boy, 15, rescued from Crystal Lake pond
  • A 15-year-old boy died after divers pulled him from a pond in northwest suburban Crystal Lake. He was in the water for more than 90 minutes before they were able to find him and get him out.
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local
  • Union rights are a tricky issue for Gov. Scott Walker's challenger Mary Burke in trying to woo independent voters.
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wisconsin news
  • The nation's largest solar farm built on a federal Superfund site is now generating power above a stretch of Indianapolis.
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indiana news
  • Pro-Russian insurgents occupying government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities refuse to leave them until the country's interim government resigns.
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national/world
  • Killer forgiven at the gallows in Iran
  • Incredible photos show a convicted killer about to be hung at the gallows in Iran just before he is spared - by the victim's family.
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national/world
  • Two Indianapolis police officers are dead after one suspended from the force fatally shot his ex-wife before killing himself.
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indiana news
  • The13th Annual Chicago Palestine Film Festival is an independent, not-for-profit, nonsectarian film festival.
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community
  • The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media.
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national/world
  • A 24-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison for the death of a 19-month-old Decatur boy who was killed in a hit-and-run crash last summer.
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illinois news
  • ''We knew he was big, but not that big,'' said mom Danielle Dwyer. Baby Waldo James Mysterious Dwyer nearly broke a state record.
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strange
  • Authorities have identified the two people who died in a Quincy house fire as a 25-year-old man and his infant son.
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news
  • Benny the Bull on the Sears Tower
  • To usher in the playoffs, Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull stood atop the city's tallest building with a giant Bulls flag.
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entertainment
  • Eight people, including a 12-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across the city since Thursday morning.
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chicago news
  • Boy, 15, rescued from Crystal Lake pond
  • A 15-year-old boy has died after he was in a pond for more than 90 miutes Thursday night before divers were able to find him and pull him from the water in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.
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local
  • Glenview, Chicago cops accused of lying in court
  • Five police officers, three from Chicago and two from Glenview, accused of lying in court are now facing a new lawsuit.
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chicago news, eric horng
  • Boy recovering from pit bull attack
  • In an ABC7 exclusive interview, the mother of a boy attacked by a pit bull in East Chicago shares her story.
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local, stacey baca
  • Public health officials are investigating a sharp increase in the number of mumps cases recorded in central Illinois.
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illinois news
  • The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead.
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national/world
  • Mount Everest avalanche
  • An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
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national/world
  • 7 in :77
  • Seven stories in 77 seconds
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news
  • CPD bike patrols to swarm high-crime areas
  • Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is beefing up one of his crime fighting strategies, dubbed Operation Impact, which focused originally on foot patrols and now has announced that bikes have been deployed to certain foot patrol teams in parts of the city seeing the highest rates of violence.
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news
  • Each week, we list some events you can attend over the weekend.
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community, roz varon
  • 5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Return Wisely
  • Liz Dierking and Jenny Andrews, financial experts in Chicago who have their own daily online show as part of the tastytrade Financial Network, offer advice.
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news
  • 5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Return Wisely
  • Liz Dierking and Jenny Andrews, financial experts in Chicago who have their own daily online show as part of the tastytrade Financial Network, offer advice.
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resources
  • Boy, 15, rescued from Crystal Lake pond
  • A 15-year-old boy was in a pond for more than 90 miutes Thursday night before divers were able to find him and pull him from the water in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.
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news
  • ABC7 First Alert Forecast
  • Watch Tracy Butler's 7-day weather outlook.
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  • ABC7 First Alert Forecast
  • Mostly sunny but a little cooler Friday.
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7-day forecast, tracy butler
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
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national/world
  • Good Friday 2014
  • Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.
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national/world
  • Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.
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national/world