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  1. The Year in Review: The best theater of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    It was an exceptionally good year on Chicago stages. In fact, my initial list for the "10 best of 2015" contained a solid 60 shows, and it was agonizing to have to whittle it down so dramatically.

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  2. Emanuel decries unauthorized work that cost firefighter his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    This photo taken by a City of Chicago inspector shows an open elevator shaft inside a three-story warehouse at 9213 S. Baltimore. Chicago Firefighter Daniel Capuano was killed early Monday after plunging into an open shaft inside the burning building.

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  3. Feds in Chicago to start CPD probeRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    U.S. Justice Department officials investigating the Chicago Police Department's "patterns and practices will meet in Chicago starting Wednesday with Acting Chicago Police Superintendent John Escalante and his command staff. On Wednesday, U.S. Justice Department officials conducting the sweeping civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department's "patterns and practices will be in Chicago meeting with Acting Chicago Police Superintendent John Escalante and his command staff.

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  4. Students chant "Sixteen shots," disrupt Emanuel's event at Urban PrepRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A normally friendly forum for Mayor Rahm Emanuel turned hostile Wednesday when student protesters chanting, "Sixteen shots," interrupted a ceremony called to jump-start a "citywide strategy" aimed at providing expanded opportunities for "every child and young man of color" in Chicago. Emanuel announced creation of a so-called, "My Brother's Keeper Cabinet" at Urban Prep Academies, 6201 S. Stewart.

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  5. Chain Oa Lakes: Boat fishing in mid-DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    It's mid-December and the Chain O'Lakes had wide open water, an opportunity for unexpected pursuit of open-water walleye and white bass. Credit: Dale Bowman White smoke briefly billowed when Ron Wozny cranked the motor on his boat Friday by the dock at Barnacle Bob's .

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  6. Brown: Burned by McDonald video, aldermen get toughRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Sharon Fairley, newly appointed leader of the Independent Police Review Authority, center, answers questions from aldermen. The City Council committees on Human Relations and Public Safety met in joint session to discuss matters related to the Laquan McDonald video and the Chicago Police Dept.

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  7. Perch & what ice, really: Chicago fishingRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Perch fishing on the Chicago lakefront, including from boats in this warm winter, again lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report; while spotty ice fishing fades even more in northern Wisconsin. Thanks to Thomas Jones for the photo above of a nice batch of crappie and white bass from Clinton Lake on Dec. 8. Over the weekend, a flotilla worked for good perch in Cal Harbor and the river; and shore fishermen worked the slips at 87th and 89th.

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  8. City moves to demolish building after firefighter dies in fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    This photo taken by city inspectors shows an open elevator shaft inside a three-story warehouse at 9213 S. Baltimore. Chicago Firefighter Daniel Capuano was killed early Monday after plunging into an open shaft inside the burning building during a search.

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  9. Watch Jahlil Okafora s high-school highlights in honor of his return to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Stacia Timonere/for Sun Times Media Jahlil Okafor dominated the hardwood in Chicago as a high-schooler at Whitney Young, and Monday the former Duke star will make his return to Chicago as the 76ers take on the Bulls. Despite an array of off-the-court issues , Okafor has shown why Philadelphia made him the No.

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  10. 8 wounded in shootings Monday across ChicagoRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 16-year-old boy was shot in the right leg at 116th and Harvard and listed in good condition at the scene, police said. The 27-year-old man was in the 1500 block of East 73rd Street at 11:25 a.m. when shots were fired by someone in a silver vehicle, police said.

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  11. Firefighters mourn colleague killed in warehouse blaze: 'A very sad ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The procession outside the Cook County medical examiner's office for Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Daniel Capuano, who died battling a blaze at a vacant warehouse in the 9200 block of South Baltimore early Monday. A 42-year-old firefighter who died battling a blaze early Monday was remembered by friends as "a great guy and a great dad."

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  12. Man robs U.S. Bank in Morgan ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The robbery happened at the U.S. Bank branch at 11500 S. Western Ave. at 10:30 a.m., according to the FBI. The suspect was described as a black man between 5-foot-8 and 6-foot-1 with medium to large build, according to the FBI.

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  13. Wrigleyville buck & whooper: Chicago outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    E: "I went out to the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area with my granddaughter [last weekend]. It was a beautiful day for pictures.

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  14. Senators Cornyn, Moore fundraising for Mark KirkRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Sen. Mark Kirk R-Ill. fundraising is getting a boost Sunday and Monday from Sen. John Cornyn R-Texas and Sen. Shelley Moore R-W.

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  15. Sneed: No tree for Thompson Center, Gov. Rauner saysRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    There was a Christmas tree in the Thompson Center in 2013, as seen in this photo with then-Gov. Pat Quinn welcoming military families and school children. But Gov. Bruce Rauner nixed the tree this year to save the state $20,000.

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  16. Other questionable police shootings claimed lives, cost city millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    When City Hall finally released the dashcam video showing Laquan McDonald being shot to death by Officer Jason Van Dyke, it touched off a political tsunami. Beyond the widespread public outrage, it has prompted a murder charge against the cop, the firing of police Supt.

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  17. Police: 10 shot - 1 fatally - across Chicago since Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A man was killed and at least nine other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night, according to Chicago Police. Officers found a 19-year-old man unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the back of the head in the 700 block of West 92nd Street.

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  18. Man wounded in South Chicago shootingRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    At 7:09 p.m., a 45-year-old man was outside in the 9200 block of South Baltimore Avenue when someone stepped out of the car and fired shots, police said.

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  19. 9-year-old boy missing after leaving school on South SideRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Police are searching for a 9-year-old boy who was reported missing Monday after he left school bus in the South Shore neighborhood. Anthony Davis was last seen leaving Bouchet Elementary Math and Science Academy, 7355 S. Jeffery Ave., at 3:45 p.m., according to a missing person alert from Chicago police.

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  20. Mitchell: Video gives close-up of a community under siegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Video footage released by Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez on Monday showing the police shooting of Ronald Johnson last year revealed more than a fatal police shooting. It showed the turmoil that some Chicagoans are living in as a result of gun violence - turmoil that has also made it harder to hold police officers accountable for misconduct.

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