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Charges were pending Monday afternoon against several people arrested after a five-hour standoff with police at a Rogers Park apartment building earlier in the day.

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Wrong-Way Crash Closes LSD

Wrong-Way Crash Closes LSD

Some drivers frustrated by the blockage tried to use the lakefront trail to continue their commutes. NBC Chicago's Anthony Ponce reports.

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"Waze" App Crowdsources Traffic Reports

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Pension Moves May Get Riskier Under Treasurer Summers

Pension Moves May Get Riskier Under Treasurer Summers

As he settles in for his first 90 days as Chicago’s newly-appointed Treasurer, Kurt Summers has made it clear he has big plans for the office he holds and the investments and financial transactions he oversees....

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Muhammad Ali Improving After Pneumonia

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Quinn Heads to Maryland With Holiday Greetings

Quinn Heads to Maryland With Holiday Greetings

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GM Gets 104 More Faulty Ignition Switch Claims

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Former Alderman Bernard Stone Dead at 87

Former Alderman Bernard Stone Dead at 87

Stone served nearly four decades in office, and one time credited his longevity to his being "full of pee and vinegar."

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No Criminal Charges for Ex-Milwaukee Cop Who Shot Man 14 Times

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Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm said in an emailed press release that Christopher Manney won't be charged because he shot Dontre Hamilton in self-defense.

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Former Alderman Bernard Stone Dead at 87

Former Alderman Bernard Stone Dead at 87

Stone served nearly four decades in office, and one time credited his longevity to his being "full of pee and vinegar."

No Criminal Charges for Ex-Milwaukee Cop Who Shot Man 14 Times

No Criminal Charges for Ex-Milwaukee Cop Who Shot Man 14 Times

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm said in an emailed press release that Christopher Manney won't be charged because he shot Dontre Hamilton in self-defense.

Pension Moves May Get Riskier Under Treasurer Summers

Pension Moves May Get Riskier Under Treasurer Summers

As he settles in for his first 90 days as Chicago’s newly-appointed Treasurer, Kurt Summers has made it clear he has big plans for the office he holds and the investments and financial transactions he oversees....

Damen Blue Line Station Reopens

Damen Blue Line Station Reopens

To celebrate the re-opening, several nearby businesses planned to offer "welcome back" incentives to commuters.

Some Officers Have Lost Trust in Mayor: NYPD Chief

Some Officers Have Lost Trust in Mayor: NYPD Chief

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Monday that some officers have lost trust in Mayor de Blasio in the wake of this weekend's murders of two police officers sitting in their squad car in Brooklyn and ongoing...

Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Closes Portion of LSD

Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Closes Portion of LSD

Authorities said a driver was heading south in the northbound lanes of the 3900 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 2:40 a.m. when his car struck two other vehicles.