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Inner city Chicago Little League makes history, crushes homers

Inner city Chicago Little League makes history, crushes homers Win or lose, youngsters from Chicago will leave a lasting impression on the Little League World Series. The Jackie Robinson West team is comprised of all African-American players. On Thursday, their league made its first appearance in 31 years in South … Full News here – Read […]

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Rooftop club owners sue city to block Wrigley Field plan

Owners of the rooftop clubs near Wrigley Field sued the city Thursday, seeking to block a city-backed plan that will allow the Cubs to expand the aging ballpark. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Chicago Red Stars vs. FC Kansas City – August 9, 2014 – Chicago Video

Chicago Red Stars vs. FC Kansas City August 9, 2014 – 8:00 PM ET Benedictine University Sports Complex – Lisle, Ill.

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Perception and reality of crime clash at City Council hearing

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday there’s a “lag time” between the perception and reality of crime that, in New York City, took five years to eliminate.  The gap between perception and reality in Chicago could take even longer to narrow, if Friday’s City Council hearing was any indication.  Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Clerk reissued more than 12,000 city stickers

Delivery problems blamed for arrival delaysThe Chicago city clerk’s office had to reprint and remail city stickers to more than 12,000 motorists this year because the stickers hadn’t arrived at residents’ homes long after they paid. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Rapper Taylor Bennett on #SaveChicago and city violence

Kanye, Common, Twista, Chance, Louie, Keef, Herb, Lupe and Katie all make headlines and keep Chi-town hip-hop front and center. It looks like Taylor’s turn is next. He’s skipping college for the moment so he can work on more music and the nonviolence campaign #SaveChicago. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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City Council approves renaming park for ex-Mayor Jane Byrne

The Chicago City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday memorializing the legacy of our forgotten mayor — the city’s only woman mayor — Jane M. Byrne. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Two charged with shooting death of Calumet City rapper

Two men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a local rapper during a robbery Friday night in south suburban Calumet City. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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E15 gasoline proposal goes nowhere at City Council hearing

A proposal to require scores of Chicago gas stations to install pumps for newer fuels with higher levels of ethanol went nowhere today after a nearly five-hour hearing today before the City Council Finance Committee. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – Clout Street

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City could pay $1.2M in police shooting of basketball player

City Hall would pay out $ 1.2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the mother of a high school basketball player shot by police four years ago, under a proposal to be considered this week by the City Council. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – News

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Chicago's Emanuel wants city to house 1000 more young illegal immigrants

Chicago's Emanuel wants city to house 1000 more young illegal immigrants … Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former Obama administration chief of staff, wants to expand the city's efforts to house young illegal immigrants from Central America, reportedly proposing to shelter an additional 1,000 of them by year's end. "The influx … Full News here […]

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Teens grill mayor about city violence

Shortly after the Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy announced an 18-year-old teen had been charged in the fatal shooting of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, Mayor Rahm Emanuel got a grilling from teens on the South Side. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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City Hall watchdog launches sweeping probe into red light camera program

City Hall’s top watchdog announced Friday he has launched a sweeping probe of the city’s besieged red light camera program in response to a Tribune investigation that found suspicious ticket spikes at dozens of intersections throughout the city. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – Clout Street

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Petcoke firm threatens lawsuit over city rules

Petcoke firm threatens lawsuit over city rules The company also wants to raise the maximum height of its piles to 45 feet rather than the 30-foot limit required under new city regulations, according to documents filed by KCBX that seek several exemptions, known as variances, from the Chicago … Full News here – Read more on […]

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6 injured in city shootings

6 injured in city shootings At least six people were wounded in shootings across the city Thursday. A man was shot near 91st Street and South Chicago Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood. The attack happened about 11:40 p.m. Police responded to a shots fired call and found … Full News here – Read more on […]

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