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Harvey standoff over; hostages rescued, two men in custody

A standoff in Harvey was resolved Wednesday morning, as officers entered the home where two burglary suspects had remained barricaded with several hostages. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said two men were in custody and the hostages were safe. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Residents, cyclists feud over Barrington Hills roads

While many suburbs are doing their best to provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere to cyclists, Barrington Hills residents are in a nasty battle with bikers over access to the town’s scenic, tree-lined roads. They say their roads are being clogged by unlawful, unsafe riders. Cyclists, meanwhile, say they’re being driven off the road, harassed […]

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Missouri Highway Patrol takes over security in Ferguson

Local police were stripped of their law-enforcement authority after four days of clashes spurred by the killing of an unarmed black man by an officer. Demonstrators gathered again Thursday evening, but there was no hint of violence. The streets were filled with music, free food and even laughter. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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3 homes, over $200K in pay for CTU boss Lewis, who may challenge ‘Mayor 1%’

THE WATCHDOGS: Chicago Teachers Union boss and potential mayoral challenger Karen Lewis, who has railed against the influence of the wealthy and labeled Mayor Rahm Emanuel “Mayor 1%,” has three homes, including a condo in Hawaii, and brings home a total of more than $ 200,000 a year in union salaries, records show. Full News […]

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Live Updates: Unrest in Ferguson, Missouri over shooting death of Michael Brown

For the third day in a row, people have taken to the streets of suburban St. Louis to express their outrage over the police-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Aerial videos shot over Lollapalooza draw lecture, no charges from FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing two videos taken by an aerial camera during this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Javy Baez hits winning HR in debut – Cubs 6-5 over Rockies

DENVER — Even after saying Sunday that Javy Baez should be promoted to the majors ‘‘soon,’’ shortstop Starlin Castro was as surprised as anyone else that the Cubs did it Monday. ‘‘I said, ‘Wow, I said something and he comes up right away,’ ’’ Castro said. So who does Castro-damus say is coming next? ‘‘Soler?’’ he […]

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Citizens group raises uproar over O’Hare noise panel

Though about a dozen miles from O’Hare International Airport, the city’s 40th Ward would have a seat on an O’Hare noise commission under an ordinance backed last week by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Patrick O’Connor (40th), the mayor’s floor leader. But the proposal was not enough for one citizens group, which contends seven other […]

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4 cops at center of scandal had amassed over 200 complaints

Four police officers from a unit at the center of one of the worst misconduct scandals in department history amassed 200 complaints in the years leading up to revelations they were abusing and robbing citizens, according to city documents made available this week to the Tribune. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – […]

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State Police: Ald. Rey Colon pulled over on Ike, accused of DUI

Colon wouldn’t discuss the circumstances of his arrest, nor would he say where he was coming from, how much he had to drink or whether he took a Breathalyzer test.   Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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State Police: Ald. Rey Colon pulled over on Eisenhower, accused of DUI

In 2003, Ald. Rey Colon (35th) was elected to the City Council after defeating an incumbent aldermen backed by the powerful political organization of then-Ald. Dick Mell (33rd). Now, Colon faces a challenge of a different kind — one that could undermine his re-election campaign. Colon said Monday he’s hired a criminal defense attorney after […]

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Scene of the crime: 'It's spreading, spreading more over here'

Scene of the crime: 'It's spreading, spreading more over here' But in Chicago, gang conflicts have a way of consuming the neighborhoods where they occur and noncombatants often become an unwilling and unknowing participant. The child was shot in the chest Friday night, a victim of his mother's affiliations, said … Full News here – Read […]

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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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Dueling protests over Gaza tie up Chicago traffic

Supporters of Israel and backers of Palestinians each staged demonstrations downtown Tuesday afternoon over the conflict in Gaza thousands of miles away. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Chicago State official sues UIC officials over her dissertation

Chicago State official sues UIC officials over her dissertation A high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University is suing University of Illinois at Chicago officials after a Chicago Tribune story earlier this year about her dissertation, alleging people at the school illegally disclosed private facts about … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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