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Latest trucker crash puts logbooks under scrutiny

Experts say electronic accounts of driving time needed to help prevent falsificationAn Indiana trucker whose semitrailer truck crashed into three vehicles Monday, killing four people, has been charged with falsifying duty logbooks used to verify that a driver is not spending too many hours on the road without rest. Full News here – Chicagoland – […]

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Five Members Of “P-K” Street Crew Charged Under State RICO Law

(CBS) – Five people are facing Super Class X Felony charges under the relatively new state RICO Act, following a nearly year-long investigation into the alleged misdeeds of a West Side organized crime street crew, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser. Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez says the P-K street crew was involved in a wide […]

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Israel says ground offensive under way in Gaza

Israel announced the start of a Gaza ground campaign after 10 days of aerial and naval bombardments failed to stop persistent Palestinian rocket attacks. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – News

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CPS traditional schools see drop in funding under plan

Proposed budget increases money for charters While Chicago Public Schools officials maintain they do everything to keep budget cuts away from the classroom, the proposed operating budget for the coming school year decreases funding to 504 traditional neighborhood schools by $ 72 million. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Under the gun: Homicides down, shootings up in 2014 so far

Chicago Police reported a 5 percent decrease in murders through the first six months of 2014 compared with the same period last year. The 171 slaying were a 32 percent decrease from the unusually violent first half of 2012, and a more modest 8 percent decrease from the start of 2011, police said. Full News […]

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Rauner used strategy now under IRS scrutiny to slash income taxes

Returns show GOP hopeful used fee waivers — a strategy now under IRS scrutiny — to pay much less than top bracket’s rate IRS data show Bruce Rauner to be one of the 11,000 richest tax filers in the nation, but most of the millions he made in recent years was taxed at 15 percent […]

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Metro area under flood advisory, severe thunderstorm watch

The entire Chicago area is under a flood advisory and severe thunderstorm watch Monday evening as a string of “particularly dangerous” storms move through, bringing potential hurricane-force winds. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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64 Colleges Are Now Under Investigation For Their Handling Of Sexual Assaults

Sixty-four colleges and universities are under federal investigation over concerns about how they handled sexual assault cases on campus. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights began disclosing all colleges under review for their handling of sexual assault cases following a White House task force on campus rape. The Department of Education faced […]

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Chicago area remains under a risk of severe thunderstorms today and tonight

The National Storm Prediction Center continues to outlook northern and central Illinois and Indiana and much of Wisconsin and Lower Michigan for a slight risk of severe thunderstorms today and tonight into Thursday morning. A warm front extends east across northern Iowa through southern Wisconsin along the Illinois-Wisconsin border – across southern Lake Michigan into […]

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Municipal accountant under scrutiny

FBI subpoenas suburbs’ records for financial investigationFederal investigators are gathering records across the suburbs regarding a municipal accountant at the center of a botched deal that cost taxpayers $ 10 million, the Tribune has learned. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Students robbed on Lakefront under eerie underpasses

Two armed robberies in 24 hours have more University of Chicago police patrolling, and students on high alert. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Lyric Opera stagehands intervene in real-life drama: a tourist under attack

Lyric Opera of Chicago stagehands found themselves in the middle of some real-life drama just outside their doors last month when they came to the aid of a tourist being pummeled in broad daylight. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Metra Under Federal Scrutiny Following Safety Complaints

(CBS) – Metra is under a federal review following three incidents that occurred over 10 days, authorities announced Friday. Commuter Paul Bedell is among the passengers who raised an alarm after a wild ride the Rock Island Line last week. He says the train went so fast the train tilted and partially left the tracks. […]

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Suburban same-sex couples marry under new law

Barb McMillan and Roseann Szalkowski wore wedding bands on their right hands during the three years of their civil union. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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How to become a gourmet chef in under 30 minutes

Tilapia Tacos to die for! It’s no secret that great ingredients, an even better recipe, and the skills to take it all from farm to table factor into an amazing meal. Even more of a issue, for me, is finding time to gather ingredients and recipes to cook for just myself. Though there have been […]

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