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Police Search for Inmate Mistakenly Released From Custody

Police Search for Inmate Mistakenly Released From Custody

An inmate sentenced to prison in connection with an attempted armed robbery and charged with murder in a highway shooting was mistakenly released from the Illinois Department of Corrections Monday, authorities...

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Woman Dies After Clothes Catch Fire in Morton Grove Home

Woman Dies After Clothes Catch Fire in Morton Grove Home

An 87-year-old woman died of injuries she suffered when her clothing caught fire as she cooked Friday morning in her north suburban Morton Grove home, authorities said.

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Brothers Sentenced to 147 Years in 'Horrific' Rape Case

Brothers Sentenced to 147 Years in 'Horrific' Rape Case

Two brothers, accused as a veritable crime wave of serial rape, have been sentenced to 147 years in prison in what is expected to be the first in a series of trials.

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CPS Says School Year Could End Early if Lawsuit Not Resolved

CPS Says School Year Could End Early if Lawsuit Not Resolved

Chicago Public Schools says its school year could end as early as June 1 if its civil rights suit against Illinois isn’t quickly resolved, according to court documents released Monday.

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Man Caught on Video Breaking into Sleeping Woman's Apartment

Man Caught on Video Breaking into Sleeping Woman's Apartment

Chicago police are looking for a man caught on camera breaking into a woman’s apartment while she was asleep in the Near North Side neighborhood, authorities announced Sunday.

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Investigation Ordered Into More 'Code of Silence' Claims

Investigation Ordered Into More 'Code of Silence' Claims

In a virtually unprecedented move, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office has reportedly agreed to take a fresh look at cases involving a disgraced Chicago Police sergeant and the tactical team he commanded...

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Gov. Rauner to Meet With Chance the Rapper

Gov. Rauner to Meet With Chance the Rapper

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office confirmed Monday that the Republican will meet this week with Grammy Award-winning Chicagoan Chance the Rapper.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 01:36 PM CST

Three Stars: Toews, Darling Lead Blackhawks to Big Win

Three Stars: Toews, Darling Lead Blackhawks to Big Win

It certainly wasn’t easy, but the Chicago Blackhawks still managed to get the job done on Sunday night as they beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 in a Central Division showdown.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 12:23 PM CST

Joakim Noah to Miss Rest of Season for Knicks: Reports

Joakim Noah to Miss Rest of Season for Knicks: Reports

Former Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah got some big money to play for the New York Knicks this season, but what could have been a big-time rebirth in the Big Apple has turned into a big disappointment instead.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 12:35 PM CST

McCarthy Won't Have to Testify in Jackson Divorce Case - Yet

McCarthy Won't Have to Testify in Jackson Divorce Case - Yet

Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy will not be forced to testify in the increasingly hostile divorce case of former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his estranged wife Sandi -- at least for now.

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