Chicago’s Week in Review

Chicago's week in review.

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Gil Feliciano
Chicago woke up to a dusting of snow on Monday morning. According to the National Weather Service, it was the most snow on April 18 since 1910.
Tyree Davis claims her daughter, Brooklyn, was served an alcoholic beverage called a Mudslide instead of a chocolate shake at a South Side Chili's on Sunday. A local hospital diagnosed the 4-year-old with an alcohol ingestion overdose. Davis filed a police report.
Police thought Mark Fitch was holed up in his Oak Forest home intoxicated and trying to hurt himself after concerned calls from neighbors. Nearby homes were evacuated and SWAT teams were called in to communicate with Fitch. Several hours later, Fitch was found at a local bar, where he had been all night.
The Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers 88-84 in a tense game Thursday. Derrick Rose led the Bulls scoring 23 points and giving the team a 3-0 lead in their first round series.
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Jury selections began on Wednesday for the second trial of impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Blago continues to maintain his innocence in the face of 20 counts of corruption charges.
The family of 3-year-old Jayson Dansby, who died this month after he fell out of an indoor roller coaster, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Norridge amusement park, Go Bananas.
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Jean-Claude Brizard, former Superintendent of Rochester, N.Y., schools, was named chief of Chicago Public Schools on Monday by Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel. Brizard will head a board that includes Henry Bienen, former president of Northwestern University; Andrea Zopp, president of the Urban League; and Penny Pritzker.
Chicago's First Lady Maggie Daley had surgery Tuesday to replace the metal rod in her right leg. Daley was taken to the hospital early Saturday morning for pain. Her doctors hope the surgery will decrease her discomfort.
After a rocky beginning, the Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks in the last two games of the playoffs. The Hawks look to tie the score with the Canucks during Sunday's Game 6. Keep up on all the Hawks news with Madhouse Enforcer.
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Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that Forrest Claypool would take over as CTA president. A former Cook County commissioner and Mayor Daley supporter, Claypool will pair with Terry Peterson, who stays on as CTA board chairman.
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