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  1. SafeHouse Restauranta s a oeAgent Blondea Discusses The Launch of Their New Spy-Themed EstablishmentRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Chicago, a place for hungry and thirsty spies to seek refuge, has officially opened its Windy City location to the public. Featuring a modern industrial design by Chicago's own award-winning firms, The Gettys Group and Epstein Global, it is covertly located in the vicinity of 60 E. Ontario Street.

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  2. Weekend A-Jenda: Shamrock Shuffina to the SafehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Date: Thursday, November 30th, 2017 Time: Open from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Location: 60 E. Ontario, River North Neighborhood, Chicago The popular 50-year-old Milwaukee location set up shop in the second city. In March 2017, the Safehouse Chicago, an eclectic spy-themed entertainment restaurant, opened for business.

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  3. Man gets 6 months for Chicago River body hoax that cost $30KRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A man whose false report of a body in the Chicago River cost taxpayers nearly $30,000 will serve a six-month prison sentence, a federal judge said Wednesday, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. Paul Nusko, 37, has been reporting fires and fake emergencies since childhood, court records show.

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  4. Bucket Boys Compromise At City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    At Chicago City Hall, there appears to be compromise to avoid banning the noisiest street performers like the bucket boys from Michigan Ave. Downtown Alderman Brendan Reilly wanted to banish the bucket boys to the subways, but when critics cried foul he came up with this. "Instead, we're allowing street performances to occur everyday of the work week but we're restricting the hours to the lunch hour rush between 11a.m. and 1 p.m. and the evening rush hour 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. These are the times of the day when most people are out on the streets [anyway] whether they are getting lunch or headed to a train," Reilly said.

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  5. Terry Stewart talks about the proposed blues museum coming to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Terry Stewart is the President of Chicago Blues Experience and joins the show to talk about the new blues museum coming to the Loop

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  6. Nurse robbed South Loop pharmacy twice, arrested on 3rd attemptRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 58-year-old nurse robbed the same South Loop Osco twice before she was arrested making a third attempt on Monday, prosecutors said. Ernelle Oliver, of south suburban Richton Park, was arrested at the Jewel-Osco at 1340 S. Canal.

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  7. Undisclosed medical condition could affect Daley testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Attorneys for Richard M. Daley said a medical condition could affect the former mayor's deposition in a federal lawsuit alleging torture under former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

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  8. Weekend closures planned for Adams Street bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The Adams Street bridge over the south branch of the Chicago River will be closed throughout the weekend in the Loop. The bridge was expected to close about 8 p.m. Friday and to re-open about 5 a.m. on Monday for reconstruction work, the Chicago Department of Transportation said.

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  9. Man charged with shooting near 26/Cal courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A man has been charged with shooting another man Monday morning near the Leighton Criminal Courts Building in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 22-year-old man was walking to the courthouse about 9:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of South California when a white van drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said at the time. 1 comment

  10. Chicago Man Guilty On Illegal Gun ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A convicted felon from Chicago pleaded guilty today to federal firearm offenses, admitting that he brokered more than 70 illegal gun transactions. John Thomas , 33, also known as "Batman," pleaded guilty to two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and one count of dealing firearms without a license.

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  11. Chicago triples - grace period' for red-light camerasRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Chicago motorists caught on camera blowing through red lights will have triple the "grace period" before being slapped with $100 tickets, under a change made Monday that could reduce the number of tickets issued by nearly a third. Last year, the city issued 586,415 red-light tickets - and about 29 percent of those went to motorists who entered the intersection between one-tenths and three-tenths of a second after the light had turned red, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

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  12. Ald. Deb Mell's office burglarized on NW SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Ald. Deb Mell's 33rd Ward office in the Albany Park neighborhood was burglarized early Monday on the Northwest Side, police said. About 3:25 a.m., the male suspect broke in through a glass pane front door at the ward office at 3001 W. Irving Park Rd., authorities said.

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  13. Renovated park to lose diamonds; softball league must take a walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A popular Streeterville park will have a different look come summer as the city is set to get rid of two softball fields and replace them with grass. Ald. Brian Hopkins plans to remake Lake Shore Park in early June to accommodate the large number of families living in the area by providing a space for young kids to play outside, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

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  14. Architects selected to design new library and housing facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A concept design for the new Roosevelt Branch of the Chicago Public Library, designed by architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Three architecture firms were announced Sunday that will design new Chicago Public Library branches that are co-located with housing facilities.

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  15. Police: Garage fire spreads to - several' structures in Logan SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A garage fire spread to "several" other structures early Monday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. Emergency crews responded to the fire about 1:35 a.m. in a residential garage in the 3800 block of West Wrightwood, according to Chicago Police.

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  16. Wabash and Washington to close, CTA trains rerouted this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A busy Loop intersection will be closed and several CTA lines will be rerouted this weekend for construction of a new elevated CTA station. The intersection of Wabash and Washington will close at 9 p.m. Friday and reopen at 6 a.m. Monday, according to the Chicago Department of Transportation.

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  17. Weekend A-Jenda: March 17th a " March 19th, 2017Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Entertainment including the City of Chicago Pipe Band, Trinity Irish Dancers, The Dirty Wellies and so much more, the Irish American Heritage Center will be celebrating the true meaning of St. Patrick's Day. The day-long celebration in the Fifth Province pub features live music, dance, food and drink for purchase and face painting for children.

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  18. Rahm Emanuel set to break ground on new CTA rail car factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The city will break ground Thursday afternoon on a $100 million factory that will churn out new rail cars for the CTA on the Southeast Side. The new manufacturing plant at 13535 S. Torrence Ave. will create more than 300 skilled factory and new construction jobs, according to a statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office.

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  19. Kim Foxx planning to revamp Cook County wrongful-conviction unitRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Aiming to go beyond her predecessor in trying to end Cook County's reputation as the "wrongful conviction capital of the U.S.," State's Attorney Kim Foxx tells the Chicago Sun-Times that revamping the way her office reviews such cases is among her top priorities. Foxx, who ran on a reform platform in her bid to unseat two-term incumbent Anita Alvarez last year, said in a recent interview that reviewing cases is central to restoring public confidence in the criminal justice system.

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  20. 35 vehicles involved in chain-reaction Kennedy crashes; 7 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Seven people were taken to the hospital late Monday after 35 vehicles were involved in two separate chain-reaction crashes less than a mile apart on the Kennedy Expressway. Both crashes, involving a total of 35 vehicles, happened about 10:30 p.m. in the inbound express lanes of Interstate 90/94 between North Avenue and Division Street, according to Illinois State Police.

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