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In stunning reversal, Alstory Simon, convicted in double murder, released from custody

In a stunning reversal, a Cook County judge on Thursday ordered the immediate release of Alstory Simon for a 1982 double-homicide. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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29 people from Chicago and Indiana charged in ‘cracking cards’ cases

Twenty-nine people from the Chicago area and Indiana have been charged in a sweeping investigation of “cracking cards” that is spread through rap music and social media and costs banks millions of dollars. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Illinois had fifth-highest number of bike fatalities in U.S. from 2010 to 2012

The number of bicyclists killed on Illinois roadways increased roughly 18 percent over a recent three-year period, according to a study released by a road safety group Monday. The study, authored by the Governors Highway Safety Association, analyzed the number of bicyclist fatalities in U.S. states from 2010 to 2012. The authors found that Illinois […]

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Aurora man dies from injuries in Naperville crash

An Aurora man has died of injuries he suffered late last week in a car crash in Naperville, authorities said Friday. Nikhil Siony, 45, was airlifted Friday to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 75th Street and Book Road, Naperville police said. […]

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Chicago Bears players pulled from locker room after loss to Miami

Chicago Bears players pulled from locker room after loss to Miami The Bears are in a bad way. They lost to the Dolphins on Sunday, 27-14, moving them to just 3-4 on the season. After the game, several reporters said on Twitter that the Chicago locker room was intense, where shouting could be heard from […]

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Firefighters union sounds alarm about masks to protect from Ebola

Despite the burgeoning Ebola epidemic, the Chicago Fire Department has never “fit-tested” its 4,645 firefighters and paramedics to make certain that disposable face masks used to protect them from fluid transmissions are properly sealed. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Giants one win from clinching World Series berth, earn 6-4 win in Game 4

SAN FRANCISCO — Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move within one victory of the World Series. Chasing their third title in five years, the Giants lead the best-of-seven […]

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Emanuel campaign gets over $125K from United, American airline employees

Emanuel has raked in contributions from 51 employees of United and American Airlines in recent months as he prepares to make pivotal decisions impacting O’Hare International Airport’s two largest carriers. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Brandon Marshall on time with Dolphins: ‘We were a quarterback away from having a team’

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall felt good about plenty of things when he played for the Miami Dolphins for two seasons. But something — make that, someone — was missing. Quarterback and close friend Jay Cutler, perhaps? “On the football field, I think that we were a quarterback away from having a team,” a reflective Marshall […]

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State police: 15 pounds of marijuana seized from Elgin man’s home

A 22-year-old Elgin man faces felony charges after authorities seized from his home 15 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $ 50,000, state police said. Victor H. Galvan, of the 200 block of North Weston Avenue, faces felony charges of possession of and manufacture/delivery of more than 5,000 grams of marijuana, according to Kane County […]

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David Awschalom to receive 2015 Lilienfeld Prize from American Physical Society

The American Physical Society has announced that it will present its 2015 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize to David Awschalom, the Liew Family Professor in Spintronics and Quantum Information at the University of Chicago. The award is presented for outstanding contributions to physics by a single individual who also has exceptional skills in lecturing to diverse […]

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Suspect in custody after firing shots at Blue Line train from Loop station

A suspect is in custody after shots were fired at a Blue Line train from the platform of the LaSalle station Thursday morning. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Forte’s near-TD, Gould’s missed FG swung momentum away from Bears

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Martellus Bennett identified the Bears’ problem as succinctly as the loquacious tight end can Sunday. “If we get a chance to step on somebody’s throat you have to step on it,” Bennett said after the Carolina Panthers rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat the Bears 31-24 at Bank of America Stadium. […]

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Five ill from carbon monoxide poisoning in Vernon Hills

A faulty furnace is to blame for the carbon monoxide poisoning illnesses of five Vernon Hills residents Sunday afternoon, according to the Countryside Fire Protection District. The five people affected, all residents of a house on the 300 block of Sutcliffe Circle in Vernon Hills, complained of headaches and vomiting. Full News here – DailyHerald.com […]

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From spreadsheets to solutions: New platform enables next generation of open city data

The rapidly growing torrent of data openly released by governments offers incredible new potential for policy, research and public engagement with cities. But as governments increasingly turn to advanced analytics to guide operations, officials and researchers need more powerful tools to find data-driven solutions to the complex problems that face urban areas. Plenario, a new […]

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