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Settlement Expected For Family Of High Schooler Shot By Police

Settlement Expected For Family Of High Schooler Shot By Police CHICAGO (STMW) – Chicago taxpayers will spend $ 1.2 million to compensate the family of a high school sports star with good grades who was shot in the back by an off-duty police officer. The settlement, expected to be approved by the City Council's … Full […]

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Chicago's Polk family gives $20 million to Navy Pier

Chicago's Polk family gives million to Navy Pier Family member Bruce Bachmann, a member of the foundation board, said the inspiration for the business came when Sol Polk attended the Chicago “Century of Progress” World's Fair in 1933 and came across GE electric steam irons, which amazed him. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Chicago’s Polk family gives $20 million to Navy Pier

The donation is the largest private gift to the pier in its 100-year history Chicago’s Polk family, which made its name in furniture and appliance retailing, today announced  a $ 20 million gift to Navy Pier to help upgrade Gateway Park, the 13-acre green space at the entertainment complex’s western entrance. Full News here – […]

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Ozzie Guillen wants back in White Sox family

It’s easy to rewrite Ozzie Guillen’s history since he left the White Sox after the 2011 season. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Ozzie Guillen would like to be back in White Sox family

It’s easy to rewrite Ozzie Guillen’s history. Since he left the White Sox after the 2011 season, fans, the media, and even the organization have done their best to do just that. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Family, friends mourn death of Glenbard East cheerleader

Lija Angela Yu Yin Hyssong’s friends have a simple, new phrase they’re adding to their Facebook posts. LLL — Love Like Lija. The 16-year-old is being remembered as a fun and happy girl whose compassion and kindness were present to everyone, from jocks to social outcasts she met at school and church. Lija died last […]

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Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

Chicago clan’s investment arm suggests that company submit to buyoutThe investment arm of Chicago’s billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. Full News here – Chicago Confidential – […]

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Indiana governor in Gary to offer condolences to family of slain cop

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence came to Gary to visit with Westerfield’s family — including his fiancee, Denise Sheaks-Cather, and officer Jeffrey Westerfield’s daughters, to offer his sympathies and pledge ongoing support to the department, Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Decades after tragedy tied to political corruption, family in musical spotlight

Nearly 20 years ago, the Willis name unwittingly became associated with tragedy and political corruption after six of the family’s children were killed in a fiery van crash in a case that became the symbol of the licenses-for-bribes scandal that would lead to the downfall of former Gov. George Ryan. Today, family members are in […]

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Chicago family asks students to ‘Choose Kind’

Mary Cate Lynch sat in her mother’s arms before a class of fifth-graders at Oriole Park Elementary School. The 2 1/2-year-old can’t speak many words yet. But she has mastered a bit of sign language. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Hoffman Estates teen detects fire, evacuates family out of burning home

Dominic Laskero, 13, was instrumental in getting his 19-year-old sister and 77-year-old grandmother out of their burning Hoffman Estates house early Sunday morning. He also got their dog out, and firefighters arrived quickly enough to recover and resuscitate two cats who’d been trapped inside. “I got up and tried to go back to sleep,” Dominic […]

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‘Bulldozer Bob’ remembered as visionary, family man

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon for Robert W. Depke, a longtime Lake County politician whose tenure in office included 35 years as Warren Township supervisor and several terms as Lake County Board chairman. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Teen Handcuffed And Beaten For A Week In Chicago Basement By Family

CHICAGO (AP) — A 15-year-old Chicago boy was handcuffed in a basement by relatives who subjected him to a week of beatings with a belt and doused him with buckets of ice water, police said Friday. Jose Quilabaqui, 40, and Carlos Quizhpi, 53, were ordered held in lieu of $ 90,000 bail after a court […]

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St. Charles family charged with running marijuana delivery scheme

Three members of a west suburban family have been charged with running a cross-country marijuana delivery and money-laundering scheme out of their home. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Dog-Napper Suspect Taunts Indiana Family

(CBS) – A suspected dog-napper in northwest Indiana may have showed up at an animal shelter to taunt the family whose pet vanished this week. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports. Cindy Hall and her granddaughter, Emma, are bereft. Their black and brown Yorkshire terrier, Buddy, disappeared Wednesday evening in Valparaiso, Ind. The family is convinced […]

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