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Health Officials "Surprised" by Petcoke Company's New Facility Plans

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A coal and petroleum coke handler’s plan to enclose its operations within a massive facility on Chicago’s southeast side is being met with “surprise” and “concern” from the Chicago Department of Public Health. Read More

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Dec 17, 2014 Share
Health Officials Raise Concerns Over

Health Officials Raise Concerns Over "Palcohol"

Though it is still not on store shelves, powdered alcohol continues to make headlines. Read More

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Dec 16, 2014 Share
Driver With Vanity Plate Issued

Driver With Vanity Plate Issued "Test" Tickets

Ever heard of a "test" ticket?" David Latko hadn’t. The Mokena man, who has vanity plates on his car, was issued several “test” parking tickets by the city, though he didn’t know it at the time. Read More

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Dec 16, 2014 Share
Proposed Eavesdropping Law Change Met With Criticism

Proposed Eavesdropping Law Change Met With Criticism

A proposed modification of the Illinois eavesdropping law would ease restrictions on every citizen with a smartphone and allow them to record the actions of police, but the possible changes are being met with criticism. Read More

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Dec 15, 2014 Share
How Sex Traffickers Communicate in the Digital Age

How Sex Traffickers Communicate in the Digital Age

Online sites made $45 million from online prostitution ads in 2012, watchdog group says. Read More

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Dec 15, 2014 Share
Gunman, Two Hostages Dead in Sydney Siege

Gunman, Two Hostages Dead in Sydney Siege

The pop of gunfire and smoke grenades Monday morning signified a dramatic turn in a standoff at a Sydney cafe. A half dozen hostages ran out with their arms in the air from the café located in the heart of Sydney’s normally crowded... Read More

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Dec 12, 2014 Share
Blagojevich Hits One Year of Waiting

Blagojevich Hits One Year of Waiting

Speculation surrounds why the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has waited so long to make a decision regarding former governor Rod Blagojevich. Read More

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Dec 10, 2014 Share
Attorney Calls CIA Torture of Client

Attorney Calls CIA Torture of Client "Shameful"

A Chicago attorney who represented one of the terror suspects accused of helping to orchestrate the September 11th attacks of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, says he has known about the CIA’s harsh and often inhumane... Read More

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Family Plans to Sue After Flood From Washing Machine

Family Plans to Sue After Flood From Washing Machine

An Indiana family of seven says they are in the battle of a lifetime over an appliance and the estimated $100,000 of damage it did to their Highland home. Read More

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Dec 8, 2014 Share
Chicago Doctors Risk Lives in ISIS War Zone Hospitals

Chicago Doctors Risk Lives in ISIS War Zone Hospitals

They operate in the bleakest of conditions – often without electricity, proper medical supplies, and no anesthesia – as barrel bombs fall from the sky and missiles shake the ground. Many of the doctors in Syria have already... Read More

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