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  1. SWAT incident near Buckingham Fountain ends peacefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    An incident on Lake Shore Drive Sunday night has ended peacefully after a SWAT team was called to the area near Buckingham Fountain. The SWAT team was sent about 5 p.m. to the 500 block of South Lake Shore Drive for a hostage, barricade or terrorism incident, according to Chicago Police.

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  2. Ike Lane Closures SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Weekend Drivers will see some delays on the Eisenhower as the Illinois Department of Transpiration inspects bridge in Itaska.

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  3. DEA Busts Drug HotlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Four Chicago men have been arrested on federal drug charges for allegedly operating a busy heroin trade in the Douglas neighborhood on the city's South Side. A joint federal and state investigation, led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Chicago Police Department, revealed that the defendants were selling heroin via a shared cellular phone number known as the "Vanna White Line."

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  4. No weapon found after man shot by Amtrak cop near Union StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    An on-duty Amtrak police officer - apparently responding to a robbery - shot a man Wednesday night about a block south of Union Station in the West Loop. But as of Thursday afternoon, Chicago Police, the agency leading the criminal investigation of the incident, had not found a weapon belonging to the man, said CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

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  5. Accused Chicago Loop Synagogue vandal held on $150,000 bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 31-year-old man accused of vandalizing the Chicago Loop Synagogue was ordered held on $150,000 bail Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. Stuart Wright was charged with a hate crime and criminal damage to property for allegedly placing several swastika stickers on the front doors and smashing a front glass window at the synagogue, 16 S. Clark St., early Saturday.

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  6. Missouri man charged with beating kids on playground near schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A Missouri man has been charged with beating four children and a school administrator Tuesday morning on a playground near an elementary school on the Near North Side. Tasewell Dugger, 46, entered the restricted playground about 11 a.m. near the Ogden International School of Chicago in the first block of West Walton, according to Chicago Police.

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  7. 4 BMWs stolen from Goose Island warehouse found in Noble SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Police investigate at the Perillo warehouse in the 1300 block of North North Branch Street, where four BMWs were stolen early Thursday. Four luxury cars that were stolen early Thursday from a Goose Island warehouse on the Near North Side were later found in the Noble Square neighborhood.

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  8. Traffic Tips for the Chicago Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Each year the Chicago Auto Show attracts over one million visitors each year to its McCormick Place home. Presented by the oldest and largest automotive trade association, CATA , the show debuts a variety of new automobiles from various manufacturers.

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  9. Adopt a Valentine at PAWS ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    PAWS Chicago wants to help you find the love of your life this Valentine's Day weekend. Stop by the PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center next weekend, February 11 and 12, to adopt your new best friend.

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  10. Man beat kids on playground close to Near North Side schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 46-year-old man was arrested after beating several children on a playground near the Ogden International School of Chicago Tuesday morning on the Near North Side, police said.

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  11. Damen entrance to IMD Blue Line station closed for constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The Damen Avenue entrance to the Illinois Medical District CTA Blue Line station will be closed for construction for three months. The closure began Monday and will last until mid-May, according to a statement from the CTA.

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  12. Double Door ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The Double Door, a Wicker Park music club that's been on North Milwaukee Ave. for some 23 years, has closed. Sheriff's police Monday morning posted a "No Trespassing" sign and a short time later the locks were changed.

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  13. Former city worker, convicted in Hired Truck, granted pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A former city worker who admitted to bilking taxpayers out of more than $1 million in the Hired Truck program is entitled to his pension, a Cook County judge ruled, overturning an earlier retirement board decision. Attorneys for the Laborer's and Retirement Board Employees' Annuity Fund of Chicago are appealing the ruling, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

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  14. Former Catholic school vandalized with anti-Semitic graffitiRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A shuttered Catholic school was vandalized with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti last month in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Sometime after 8 p.m. Jan. 27, vandals broke into the former St. Cornelius Catholic School building, 5252 N. Long Ave., and used paint to write racist and anti-Semitic graffiti in a hallway, Chicago Police said.

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  15. Chicago Auto Show First Look for Charity Gala 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    If you've never been to the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity gala, it is definitely a bucket-list event for a Chicago-area resident. Benefitting 18 local charities, the event boasts the best of the Chicago Auto Show the night before the 10-day show kicks off.

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  16. Chicago Loop Synagogue vandalized with swastikasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A hate crime investigation is underway after the front window of the Chicago Loop Synagogue was smashed by one or more vandals who affixed swastikas to its front entrance early Saturday. Officers responded at 12:20 a.m. to a call of "criminal damage in progress" at the temple at 16 S. Clark St., according to Chicago Police.

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  17. Man tried to lure 2 girls into his van, offered candy: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A man tried to lure two girls into his van by offering them candy on Monday in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side. The girls - ages 7 and 10 - were returning home together about 7 p.m. in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue when they saw a van that looked identical to one they saw near their home earlier in the day, Chicago Police said in a community alert.

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  18. Willis Tower in Chicago prepares for a $500M face-liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Willis Tower in Chicago is preparing for a $500 million face-lift under an ambitious plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel supports. The renovations call for six levels of entertainment, restaurant and retail space, which could become an attraction for thousands of building employees and 1.7 million yearly visitors drawn to the observation deck on the 103rd floor.

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  19. CPD officer gets 5-day suspension for tossing coffee at bikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A Chicago Police officer has been suspended for five days after throwing a cup of coffee at a motorcyclist earlier this month as the bike passed him on a busy River North street. Footage of the Jan. 20 java toss on Hubbard Street near State surfaced online earlier this week in a video posted to Facebook by the biking group Chicago United Riders.

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  20. Man dead after Metra train hits vehicle on NW Side, One Other Dead in Second accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 51-year-old man was killed when a Metra train on the Union Pacific-Northwest Line struck a vehicle Thursday morning in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, authorities said. Emergency crews were responded about 7:10 a.m. to reports of a train striking a vehicle near Nagle and Northwest Highway, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Jeff Lyle.

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