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  1. O'Hare remote parking lot to close for new rental car facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Lot F will close at O'Hare starting Wednesday for a construction project that will build a new rental car facility and parking garage. An economy parking lot at O'Hare International Airport will close starting Wednesday as construction gets under way on a new rental car facility set to open in 2018.

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  2. More lane closures planned for long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Downtown motorists will have to endure more lane closures over the next 10 weeks - this time to pave the way for the steel beams that will support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover. Two lanes of Grand Avenue will be closed for five weeks, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

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  3. Suit: Student beat by CPS security guard at Bronzeville high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A student at Wendell Phillips Academy High School was beaten so badly by a school security guard in April he was taken to the hospital and received stitches, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. Gregory Green, 18, who was a senior at the time of the April 22 beating, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Chicago against the security guard, Sunni Barnes, and the Chicago Board of Education.

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  4. Chicago teen found strangled in abandoned Gary buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The female found killed in an abandoned Gary, Ind. building Tuesday night has been identified as a 17-year-old girl from Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood.

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  5. CTA, Metra to add service for Taste of Chicago and other big events this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The CTA and Metra are adding extra bus and train service beginning Wednesday for several events, including Taste of Chicago, the Crosstown Cup and the Gold Cup soccer matches at Soldier Field. Beginning Wednesday, both CTA and Metra will add service to accommodate visitors to the Taste of Chicago in Grant Park.

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  6. New road and bridge construction projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The project will wrap up by August 15. In the northern suburbs, lanes on U.S. Route 41 will be closed between Gurnee and Highland Park until late October for a modernization project, IDOT said. Workers will be constructing shoulders, improving drainage and guardrails and modernizing traffic signals between Route 21 and Park Avenue West.

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  7. Street closures, reroutes in effect for Taste of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Several street closures and CTA reroutes have taken effect in the Loop as set-up continues for the Taste of Chicago, which begins Wednesday in Grant Park. All the closures will be in effect through July 13, except for the Jackson closures, which last until July 14. As a result, six CTA bus routes are detoured, including the No.

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  8. Man dies after falling off bicycle on Lake Shore DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 45-year-old man died four days after he fell off his bicycle on Lake Shore Drive downtown. Aram D. Hermiz fell off his bicycle June 27 at 150 N. Lake Shore Drive and suffered a head injury, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

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  9. 9 dead, 53 injured in Fourth of July weekend shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Fourth of July weekend shootings have left nine people dead - including a 7-year-old boy - and at least 53 others injured since Thursday evening. Seven-year-old Amari Brown was killed in a shooting that also left a 26-year-old woman wounded late Saturday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

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  10. Street closures, reroutes go into effect for Taste of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    On an already challenging traffic weekend in Chicago, several street closures and CTA reroutes will take effect in the Loop as set-up begins for the Taste of Chicago, which begins next week in Grant Park. The closures will me more noticeable because of heavy traffic expected for the three Grateful Dead shows at Soldier Field and Saturday's fireworks display at Navy Pier.

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  11. Man killed girlfriend, wrote about it on Facebook: prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A West Garfield Park man strangled his live-in girlfriend and then confessed to killing her on Facebook, Cook County prosecutors said Thursday. James E. Thomas went into his victim's Facebook account and wrote, "My girlfriend was part of the mob.

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  12. Man charged with fatal stabbing in Logan SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A man has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old man earlier this week in a Logan Square neighborhood backyard on the Northwest Side. Ruben Quispe-Trujillo, 24, faces a count of first-degree murder for the attack that happened about 3 a.m. Monday outside a home in the 1900 block of North Rockwell, according to Chicago Police.

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  13. Suit: Woman with Crohn's disease denied bathroom access at two area businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A lawsuit has been filed against two Chicago-area businesses that allegedly denied bathroom access to a woman with Crohn's disease, a violation of Illinois' Restroom Access Act. In the suit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court, the woman alleges that despite having a Medical Alert Restroom Access Card, employees at a South Loop Walgreens store and an Oak Brook Anthropologie would not let her use their restrooms.

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  14. Crash-and-grab burglars hit Bucktown Best BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Burglars used a van to crash into a Bucktown neighborhood Best Buy store and steal merchandise early Monday on the North Side. About 1:15 a.m., the burglars backed the van through a loading dock door at the store in the 2100 block of North Elston and made off with an unspecified amount of goods, police said.

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  15. Street closure planned for exploratory excavation at historic NW Side cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A Northwest Side street will be closed starting Friday as archaeologists excavate part of a historic, unmarked cemetery in advance of a planned roadway construction project. The Chicago Dept.

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  16. Rockhopper penguin chick hatches at Shedd AquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    What's fuzzy, gray and weighs about as much as an orange? That would be chick No. 23, a newly hatched rockhopper penguin and the newest addition to the Shedd Aquarium.

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  17. Bronzeville nursing home resident fatally shot while running errandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    After he came out of a week-and-a-half long coma last December, lifelong South Shore resident Christon Barlow moved into a Bronzeville nursing home. In his seven months living there, the 52-year-old Barlow became popular among the staff and his fellow residents.

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  18. Officials: 1 killed, 2 seriously injured in Kennedy crash near LoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a crash involving a semi-truck on the Kennedy Expressway near the Loop early Wednesday, shutting down most of the inbound side of the expressway. The crash happened between the truck and a car at 1:57 a.m. near the Hubbard Street Cave, Illinois State Police said.

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  19. Woman critically injured in fall from Lincoln Park balconyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 23-year-old woman is in critical condition after falling from a second-story balcony early Thursday near DePaul University's Lincoln Park campus on the North Side. Police mark off the stretch of Halsted in Lincoln Park where a woman fell from a second-story balcony early Thursday.

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  20. Emanuel defends Soldier Field rally for Blackhawks after free tickets snapped upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday defended his decision to hold what he promised would be a civic celebration "worthy of a dynasty" for the Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks at a lakefront stadium that can hold just 61,500 fans, the Sun-Times is reporting. And later in the day, the city announced that the original, planned parade route would be more than doubled to accommodate fans.

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