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  1. ChicagoDisastrous first kiss leads to lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Jessica Martinez, 29, had just had tacos and drinks and was walking down Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square when the guy she was with got up his nerve and leaned in for a kiss. The man took off his button-up shirt and used it as a tourniquet before an ambulance arrived shortly after 4 a.m. "It was unreal how fast it unfolded," said Martinez, while recounting the September incident during an interview last week with the Sun-Times.

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  2. Police: Missing woman with brain injury may be in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Police are searching for a missing 42-year-old woman who suffers from a brain injury and may be in Chicago. Kristin A. Friedrich was last heard from about 8:50 p.m. Saturday when she called a family member saying she was at a bus station in Chicago and heading to Howl at the Moon, a bar in River North, according to an endangered missing person alert from Illinois State Police. 1 comment

  3. Man robs Buena Park bankRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    About 9:45 a.m., the man walked into Standard Bank at 836 W. Irving Park Road and demanded an undisclosed amount of cash from the teller, according to Chicago Police and the FBI. The suspect, a medium-build black man between 5-foot-8 and 6-feet tall, was wearing a black skull cap and red sweater, authorities said.

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  4. CrimePolice: 4 killed, 14 wounded in Chicago weekend gun violence...Continue ReadingRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Four people were killed and at least 14 others have been wounded in separate shootings in Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 7900 block of South Aberdeen found a 26-year-old man lying on a sidewalk with gunshot wounds to the chest, police said.

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  5. Former high school football star gets 28 years in prison for deadly police-chase car crashRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Timothy Jones had a football scholarship at the Missouri-based Lincoln University and a loving family - opportunities and circumstances many kids in Chicago "dream and beg for." But the 22-year-old threw his future away when he robbed an acquaintance and led Chicago Police on a high-speed chase, causing them to crash and kill a motorist, a Cook County judge said Friday.

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  6. City pays $415,000 to drunk woman who accused two police officers of sexual assualtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago taxpayers will shell out $415,000 to compensate an inebriated woman who accused two police officers of sexually assaulting her, only to have them plead guilty to a lesser charge. Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez initially claimed that the 22-year-old victim was so intoxicated that she was "unable to give knowing consent" to the sex she had with Chicago Police Officers Juan Vasquez and Paul Clavijo.

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  7. Apartment burglaries reported on Near West SideRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Throughout April, one or more people have broken into apartments and stolen items inside, according to a community alert from Chicago police. In the 2400 block of West Flournoy between 7:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on April 24; Police: One less April murder, but killings still are up 18 percent in #Chicago.

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  8. Emanuela s top financial adviser returning to private sector as pension crisis loomsRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is losing the quarterback of his financial team as he attempts to fend off bankruptcy at the Chicago Public Schools and solve a combined $30 billion pension crisis that has dropped Chicago's bond rating to two levels above junk status. Chief Financial Officer Lois Scott is leaving City Hall to return to the lucrative field of investment banking and financial consulting that she left four years ago to help Emanuel tackle Chicago's enormous financial challenges.

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  9. EducationCPS will not offer one-year extension to teachers' contract...Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Public Schools is not going to extend a one-year contract extension to the Chicago Teachers Union, according to City Hall sources who say the district not only can't afford to pay an extra $105 million in raises but also wants the CTU to help lobby Springfield for pension reform. Thursday, April 30, was the last day the cash-strapped and shaken school district could offer the extension permitted in the teachers' current contract, which means that CPS, while between permanent leaders, will have to hammer out a whole new deal.

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  10. Draft Town welcomed where Occupy Chicago got buma s rushRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Construction workers cover the frame of NFL Draft Town in Grant Park on Monday. Kevin Tanaka/For Sun-Times Media The city has permitted Grant Park to be turned into a 900,000-square-foot NFL fantasy world, courtesy of Oikos Triple Zero, the Official Yogurt of the NFL.

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  11. Chicago moves to dry up the market for stolen catalytic convertersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    After telling horror stories about how quick and easy it is to remove them, Chicago aldermen moved Thursday to dry up the market for stolen catalytic converters. At the behest of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald.

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  12. NewsFake U.S. marshal gets three years in prison for Wrigleyville stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Robert Rozycki's arrest of a McDonald's customer while in full fake U.S. marshal gear was captured on YouTube. A serial faker who pretended to be a U.S. marshal and manhandled a Wrigleyville McDonald's customer, only to have his convincing performance wind up on YouTube, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in federal prison.

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  13. Don Rose: Remembering Dan Walker, the would-be populistRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Chief counsel and vice president of Montgomery Ward, an outfit not especially known for social consciousness, Walker also played the populist and the reformer. Highly charismatic, he attracted a near cult-like following who saw his 1972 election as governor - against the Chicago Machine - as something resembling the Second Coming.

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  14. Street closures around grant Park begin ahead of NFL DraftRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Aerial view of the construction of Draft Town Sunday afternoon on Congress Parkway in Grant Park in preparation for the NFL draft. With a few days to go before football's future finest converge on Chicago for the 2015 NFL Draft, drivers should be ready to tackle some traffic headaches downtown as crews prepare for the event.

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  15. Divvy expansion leaves some areas feeling like fifth wheelRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Aldermen from parts of the city that will continue to be left out of the Divvy bike program - despite the bike sharing company's recent expansion announcement - want to see the blue bikes in their neighborhood as soon as possible. "It's taking entirely too long for the entire city to be covered by the Divvy program," said Ald.

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  16. West Marine: Hot hub in new Chicago locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A wooden fence separates land and water on the east bank of the North Branch of the Chicago River between the silver Division Street bridge and the distinctive blue Halsted Street bridge. Straw mats for new grass seeding were intermixed with new plantings Thursday at the new West Marine flagship, biggest in the Midwest.

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  17. At West Loop auction of Oprah Winfrey's stuff, a wastebasket goes for $313Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A silver brush set from Oprah Winfrey's collection was auctioned at the Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Saturday Apr. 25, 2015. To be precise, $313.

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  18. Antique fans flock to Oprah Winfreya s charity auctionRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    From artwork, to decorative designer glassware and even those waste baskets, Winfrey fans along with antique and auction aficionados flocked to the media mogul's charity auction Saturday in the West Loop. To some, it was Winfrey's good taste that led them to Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, which is near Winfrey's famed but soon-to-be closed Harpo Studios.

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  19. 1 dead, 4 wounded in Friday shootings on South, West sidesRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    One man was killed and at least four other people, including three teenage boys, were injured in shootings Friday on the South and West sides. The man was shot to death Friday morning near his home in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

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  20. Chicagoa s new murder hot spot - Logan SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Logan Square has long been known for its public art projects and, more recently, for its trendy restaurants and bustling bars. There have been five killings so far this year in the Northwest Side neighborhood.

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