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  1. Pygmy hippopotamus calf now on display at Omaha zooRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Omaha World-Herald reports that the 2-month-old animal was born Oct. 1 and was named Mabel by keepers. Mabel is in the Lied Jungle portion of the zoo with her mother, a 15-year-old named Chomel, who came from the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

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  2. Fear and loaning: Investors are running from junk bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Investors are rushing out of junk bonds, spooked by the closure of a mutual fund, ... The Supreme Court has sided with a lesbian mother who wants to see her adopted children, blocking an Alabama court's order that declared the adoption invalid. The United States Supreme Court on Monday sided with a lesbian mother who wants to see her adopted children, blocking, at least temporarily, an Alabama court's order that declared the adoption invalid.

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  3. Justices reject Chicago paper's bid to end officers' lawsuitRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the Chicago Sun-Times that sought to block a lawsuit from police officers over the newspaper's coverage of a case involving the nephew of Chicago's former mayor. The justices did not comment Monday in allowing the lawsuit to proceed over whether the newspaper violated the privacy of the officers by publishing identifying information about them from state driver license records.

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  4. Chicago Botanic Garden names new president and CEORead the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The garden's board of directors said in a news release Friday that Jean Franczyk will take over effective April 1. Franczyk grew up on Chicago's South Side and is a graduate of the University of Illinois and the University of Chicago. She's lived for the past decade in London, where she's now deputy director of the Science Museum in London.

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  5. The Latest: Police protests resume in downtown ChicagoRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Several families who say their loved ones were shot and killed by police are filing a complaint with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago to demand a complete investigation of their cases as well. Group members say they filed a similar complaint last year to no avail.

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  6. The Latest: US to open probe of Chicago Police DepartmentRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    These are the latest developments in the case involving the 2014 killing of a black teenager by a white police officer who shot him 16 times . The U.S. Justice Department is expected to announce this week a civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department similar to probes of police departments in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri. 1 comment

  7. Police say 3 wounded by gunfire outside Chicago nightclubRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Chicago police say the men were involved in a fight inside the Wicker Park neighborhood club about 1:20 a.m. Sunday and were on the sidewalk outside when the shots were fired from a vehicle that was driving past. Police say two 26-year-old men were taken to a hospital, one with wounds to his arm and buttocks and the other with a leg wound.

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  8. Jesse Jackson calls for march through downtown ChicagoRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a march through downtown Chicago in response to newly released police reports about last year's shooting of a black teenager 16 times by a white officer.

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  9. The Latest: Chicago's Emanuel denies police video cover-upRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he will lead a march through downtown Chicago on Sunday in response to newly released police reports about the shooting of Laquan McDonald and the city's handling of it and other shootings involving officers.

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  10. Delay in bringing charges could cost top prosecutor her jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Alvarez, the first woman and first Hispanic to serve as Cook County State's Attorney, was... . Cook County State's Attorney candidate Donna More poses for a photograph Dec. 2, 2015, in Chicago.

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  11. Bond set at $1.5M for Chicago officer who fatally shot teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Protesters make their way up North Michigan Avenue on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Chicago as community activists and labor leaders hold a demonstration billed as a "march for justice" in the wake of the release of video showing an... The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a mysterious injury in the back of a transport van : The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van : It's a meeting of the world's top two carbon polluters as President Barack Obama and China's leader pull up chairs at the Paris climate conference to discuss efforts to fight global warming.

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  12. The Latest: 3 arrested in Chicago Black Friday protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A protester is silhouetted against Chicago's famed Wrigley Building as he directs others to shutdown traffic on both sides of the Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago River, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murd... . This Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 photo released by the Cook County Sheriff's Office shows Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged Tuesday with first degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McD... CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer : Chicago police say three people have been arrested during demonstration along the city's high-end shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the police shooting of a black teenager.

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  13. The Latest: Chicago protesters block store entrancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A protester is silhouetted against Chicago's famed Wrigley Building as he directs others to shutdown traffic on both sides of the Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago River, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murd... . This Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 photo released by the Cook County Sheriff's Office shows Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged Tuesday with first degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McD... By The Associated Press The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn't over yet.

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  14. The Latest: Protesters march in Chicago shopping districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A protester is silhouetted against Chicago's famed Wrigley Building as he directs others to shutdown traffic on both sides of the Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago River, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murd... .

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  15. Protest over Chicago teen's shooting ties up retail districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    McDonald, wh... . This undated photo provided by his family shows Laquan McDonald.

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  16. Protest over Chicago teen's shooting set for retail districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    McDonald, wh... . This undated photo provided by his family shows Laquan McDonald. 3 comments

  17. The Latest: March planned along Michigan Avenue in ChicagoRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer : Protests over the videotaped fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer are set to move to the heart of the city's famed retail district on the busiest shopping day of the year. A protest march down part of Michigan Avenue called the Magnificent Mile is planned for Friday at 11 a.m. It is being organized by the Rev.

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  18. The Latest: Friday's protest to target main shopping areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A protester is silhouetted against Chicago's famed Wrigley Building as he directs others to shutdown traffic on both sides of the Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago River, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murd... . Chicago police scuffle with protesters in Chicago, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

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  19. Teen killed by Chicago officer had broken, troubled familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    McDonald, wh... . This undated photo provided by his family shows Laquan McDonald.

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  20. The Latest: Chicago schools prepare lesson plan on shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A protester is silhouetted against Chicago's famed Wrigley Building as he directs others to shutdown traffic on both sides of the Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago River, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murd... . Chicago police scuffle with protesters in Chicago, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

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