Eight @ 8 on June 16, 2019: Week In Review

In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories this past week. Make sure to check back on a weekly basis as a new edition of 'Eight @ 8: Week In Review' will be posted every Sunday evening.

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Northwestern Fraternity President Charged With Stealing $400K From Sigma Chi - The former president of a fraternity at Northwestern University is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the association’s account. Peter Schellenbach, 77, was charged with a class 1 felony count of theft for allegedly stealing $460,000 from the Sigma Chi Home Association while he was its president from 2006 to 2012, the office of Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said in a statement.
Chicago Debuts Shareable Electric Scooter Program - After months of discussion and planning, a scooter-sharing program is now in Chicago and residents undoubtedly have questions about how everything will work with the new mode of transportation. We’ve got the answers to questions residents will likely have about the devices.
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Marlen Ochoa's Baby Dies, Ruled Homicide - The death of the newborn baby who was cut from his mother’s womb last month has been ruled a homicide by the Cook County Medical Examiner. According to an autopsy conducted Saturday, Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died from a lack of oxygen and blood to his brain.
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Chicago's Connection to O.J. Simpson Case Resurfaces 25 Years Later - The case was particularly interesting to Chicagoans, because the first time anyone saw the popular sports star following the deaths was when Simpson returned from a trip to Chicago. It was here that authorities opened a second branch of their investigation.
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3 Arrested in Prostitution Sting at Multiple Suburban Spas - The undercover operations took place on Monday and Wednesday, the Crystal Lake Police Department said in a statement, where officers posed as customers at three businesses in the suburbs.
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Trump Now Says 'of Course' He'd Tell FBI If He Gets Foreign Dirt - President Donald Trump said Friday that "of course" he would go to the FBI or the attorney general if a foreign power offered him dirt about an opponent. It was an apparent walkback from his earlier comments that he might not contact law enforcement in such a situation.
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Grab a Cocktail, Hang Out With Live Rats in SF Pop-Up Bar - The rescued pet rats are trained to be nice to visitors — but that doesn't stop some people from freaking out anyway.
Macon County Sheriff's Office via AP, File
Testimony: Suspect Bought Drano After Chinese Scholar Death - Testimony in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China revealed that the defendant bought Drano and garbage bags three days after the slaying. The detail came Thursday during the second day of the federal murder trial of Brendt Christensen in the June 2017 death of 26-year-old Yingying Zhang.
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