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City Trims 5 Hazardous Trees After NBC 5 Investigates Report

City Trims 5 Hazardous Trees After NBC 5 Investigates Report

There are five fewer potentially hazardous trees standing in the city of Chicago two days after NBC 5 Investigates reported a backlog of open service requests for tree trims in the city. Read More

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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
Oh Rats! Neighbors Want City to Remove 'Rat Tree'

Oh Rats! Neighbors Want City to Remove 'Rat Tree'

In the 1900 block of North Mozart, with a mixture of new and older housing---and foliage readying for fall---Wanda Goin readies for the battle of the day. Read More

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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
'Ladies of Steel': Chicago-Area Women Learn Gun Etiquette

'Ladies of Steel': Chicago-Area Women Learn Gun Etiquette

Deboree never thought she would own a gun, until, “I had an incident where I didn’t feel safe,” she said. Read More

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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Chicago Has Backlog of Hazardous Trees Awaiting Removal

Chicago Has Backlog of Hazardous Trees Awaiting Removal

Records kept by the city of Chicago show the number of dead or hazardous trees on city property is creating a backlog of service requests and residents may have to wait months for potentially problematic trees to be... Read More

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
Kids Potentially Affected by Massive Equifax Data Breach

Kids Potentially Affected by Massive Equifax Data Breach

Cyber-security experts are urging parents to check the credit reports of their children, following the massive data breach at credit firm Equifax. Read More

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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Defense Accuses SA of Delaying Police Corruption Case

Defense Accuses SA of Delaying Police Corruption Case

The defense attorney for a man jailed for nine years based on the testimony of a trio of alleged corrupt officers blasted the State’s Attorney’s office Thursday, accusing prosecutors of dragging their feet in the case. Read More

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Friday, Oct 6, 2017
Illinois Man Cased Ball Field Before Congressional Shooting

Illinois Man Cased Ball Field Before Congressional Shooting

The official report on June’s assault on a GOP baseball team in suburban Washington released today, says shooter James Hodgkinson of Belleville likely was planning the attack as early as last April. Read More

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Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
Lawsuit Seeks to Refund $3M in Suburban Red Light Tickets

Lawsuit Seeks to Refund $3M in Suburban Red Light Tickets

Location of cameras and revenue questioned, but city says they're effective at getting drivers to slow doAttorneys claim 56,000 red light camera tickets have generated $3 million dollars for the village of Crestwood--but a lawsuit... Read More

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Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
Vegas Gunman Rented Hotel Room Overlooking Lolla: Sources

Vegas Gunman Rented Hotel Room Overlooking Lolla: Sources

The gunman who opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas Sunday booked rooms at Chicago’s Blackstone Hotel during the run of Lollapalooza two months ago. Read More

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Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
Battle at Jackson Park

Battle at Jackson Park

“Watch out there is just no sidewalk at all,” says Margaret Schmid, as we take a walking tour of Jackson Park, the 500-plus plot of public land on Chicago’s South Side that will one day house the Obama Presidential Library. Read More

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