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Man accused of attacking ex-girlfriend, who suffers from MS

A West Side man has been charged with several felonies for attacking his physically disabled ex-girlfriend during a domestic dispute in late June, according to prosecutors. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Internal emails from Quinn’s office show politics influenced NRI decision

Exclusive: Newly released emails show politics appeared to trump credentials when deciding how big a serving some nonprofits should get from Gov. Pat Quinn’s now-tarnished $ 54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative anti-violence grant program. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Chicago Bulls Summer League: Grades and Biggest Takeaways from Las Vegas

Chicago Bulls Summer League: Grades and Biggest Takeaways from Las Vegas On Saturday night, the Chicago Bulls were eliminated from the Las Vegas Summer League tournament with an 80-61 loss to the Sacramento Kings. Bulls summer league ends with quarterfinal loss to Sacramento. Lazeric Jones scored 12pts, Tony Snell led … Full News here – Read […]

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Woman, 52, missing from Edgewater

Police are searching for a 52-year-old Kansas woman suffering from depression who has been missing from Edgewater since Friday morning. Full News here – WFLD – News

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Suspect Charged In Lincoln Park Beating Death From April

(STMW) – A suspect has been charged with fatally beating a man during an April robbery in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood. Marco Alvarado, 21, is charged two counts of murder and one count of robbery in connection with the April 28, 2014 beating death of Jacob Klepacz, authorities said. Klepacz, 32, was found with trauma […]

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Confident voice from ‘Phyllis’ at Chemically Imbalanced

THEATER REVIEWS: “Phyllis” ★★★ and “Moral Hazard” ★★ both at Chemically Imbalanced Theater THEATER REVIEWS: “Phyllis” ★★★ and “Moral Hazard” ★★ both at Chemically Imbalanced Theater … Before I caught Brianna Baker’s one-woman show about her maternal grandmother, now age 78, I asked her for a little background information. Full News here – Tribune News […]

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Cops Catch Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center

Cops Catch Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center Jesse Vega, 33, of Chicago got away from the facility's custody around 8 a.m. in the area of Seneca Street and Dundee Avenue in Elgin, police said. Vega was at the facility because he was deemed unfit to stand trial for allegedly assaulting his … Full News […]

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Microsoft To Buy Power From Illinois Wind Farm

CHICAGO (AP) – Microsoft Corp. says it has agreed to buy electricity from a new wind farm in Illinois for the next 20 years in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint. The company’s chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, made the announcement Tuesday. The 175-megawatt Pilot Hill Wind Project is being built on the Kankakee […]

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Taste of Chicago attendance down from last year

Stormy weather meant 400,000 fewer people attended the Taste of Chicago this year. Full News here – WFLD – News

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Cook County, Chicago, cleared from Severe T-Storm Watch #417

UPDATE 4:00PM:  The National Weather Service has canceled Severe Thunderstorm Watch number 417 for the southern suburbs and northwest Indiana.  The threat of organized severe weather has ended for the entire Chicago area. —————————————————-   1:30PM:  Part of the area has been cleared from Severe Thunderstorm Watch number 417. The watch was cancelled for Cook, […]

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Autumn-like pattern to bring a break from storms

By Meteorologist Paul Merzlock An unusually large amplitude dip in the jet stream will bring the area a spell of cool, dry weather. This is welcome news for area residents who are experiencing what has been a very wet summer. Rainfall data from Midway airport indicates that for the period June 1st – July 13th, […]

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A day spent running with the bulls — and away from them

Rob Dickens, co-founder of The Great Bull Run, said the real challenge Saturday at Hawthorne Race Course was to avoid getting trampled. “To be honest, we had fewer injuries than I expected,” he said after thousands of participants did their best to get close to the 1,500 pound animals — but not too close.  Full […]

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From Abandoned Place To Must-See Hot Spot, 3 Of America’s Best Recycled Structures

To keep an old building, or bust it down and build something new in its place? Such is the question facing developers who want to increase property value while minimizing the cost to do it. But it doesn’t take a historic preservationist or urban explorer to see that abandoned spaces can be beautiful. Projects like […]

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Kirk says 400-plus kids from Mexican border crisis are in Chicago

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk said today that 429 unaccompanied minors from the Mexican border crisis are in Chicago in the custody of a federal agency, and he wants to know if any of the children have criminal records. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Two animal rights activists charged with freeing 2,000 mink from farm

A pair of California animal rights protestors have been federally charged with freeing 2,000 mink from an Illinois fur farm. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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