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  1. Chicago officer charged with murder in killing of black teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | WAND-TV Decatur

    This undated autopsy diagram provided by the Cook County Medical Examiner's office shows the location of wounds on the body of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald who was shot by a Chicago Police officer 16 times in 2014.... . Daniel Q. Herbert, attorney for the Chicago police officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald holds a new conference at the Law Offices of Daniel Q. Herbert & Associates in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.


  2. Ex-Obama aide tapped for key presidential foundation roleRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Obama Foundation has hired a native Chicagoan and former aide to President Barack Obama for a key role in the development of his presidential library and museum. It says Michael Strautmanis will become its vice president of civic engagement in January.


  3. Chicago mayor's budget to include massive property hikeRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to deliver a budget which includes a phased-in $543 million property tax increase and other fees, including for garbage collection and ride-sharing services. The Emanuel administration offered some details Monday afternoon, saying there'll also be a Chicago school tax and a taxi fare increase.


  4. Prosecutors look to again indict former North Chicago chiefRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Lake County prosecutors have reinstated criminal against a former North Chicago police chief that were dismissed by a judge earlier this month. A grand jury on Wednesday indicted Michael Newsome on two counts of theft of government property and one count of misallocation of funds.


  5. Judge throws out most corruption charges against ex-chiefRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Lake County judge has thrown out nearly all of the corruption charges filed against former North Chicago Police Chief Michael Newsome. Ruling Tuesday on a defense motion claiming statute of limitation violations, Judge James Booras dismissed two counts of felony theft of government property charges, as well as one count of misallocation of funds filed against Newsome.


  6. September trial set in 2009 North Chicago murder caseRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A man being held on $3 million bond in the Lake County jail will go to trial in September on charges he killed a North Chicago man in 2009. A Lake County judge set the trial date of Sept.


  7. Attorney seeking new trial for client wants Staker evidenceRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    An attorney for a Chicago man who claims he's innocent of a 2004 suburban murder is asking a judge to block the city of Waukegan from destroying evidence from the 1992 rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl. David Owen, an attorney for Marvin Williford, says he's concerned because the city has asked a federal judge to vacate an order to preserve evidence in the slaying 23 years ago of Holly Staker.


  8. Visitation for Chicago's Cardinal George begins TuesdayRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    George died Friday at age 78 after a long battle with cancer. His visitation is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the downtown Chicago cathedral.


  9. Funeral held for teen shot to death by Zion policeRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Family and friends of a northeastern Illinois teenager killed by a Zion police officer filed into a North Chicago church to hear the victim described as a "loving young man." Police have said 17-year-old Justus Howell was involved in a scuffle while trying to steal a handgun during a street sale just before the officer shot him Saturday afternoon.


  10. Funeral for Illinois teenager shot by officer set for FridayRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Tuesday notice on the Warren Cemetery's website says visitation for 17-year-old Justus Howell starts at 10 a.m. Friday at North Chicago's First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church. Services begin at 11. He'll be buried in Gurnee.


  11. 5 of 6 people killed in fiery Interstate 26 crash identifiedRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The coroner has identified the six people who died in a fiery wreck earlier this month on Interstate 26 in Spartanburg County. Coroner Rusty Clevenger on Monday identified three children from Chicago who were in the back seat of a car: 3-year-old Aliyah Sarai Vemira Simpkins; 6-year-old Rachael Naomi Simpkins; and 4-year-old LesLeigh Robin Natalie Simpkins.


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