CHICAGO | Latest: Marchers celebrate verdict in downtown Chicago

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CHICAGO — The Latest on the murder trial of white Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Continue reading CHICAGO | Latest: Marchers celebrate verdict in downtown Chicago at STL.News.

Chicago News: Illinois Attorney General Madigan, Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Superintendent Johnson Release Draft Consent Decree On Chicago Police Reform

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Madigan, Mayor Rahm Emanuel & Chicago Police Supt. Continue reading Chicago News: Illinois Attorney General Madigan, Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Superintendent Johnson Release Draft Consent Decree On Chicago Police Reform at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Chicago Cubs clinch 4th straight postseason berth

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CHICAGO— The Chicago Cubs have clinched their fourth straight postseason berth, getting into the playoffs when Milwaukee beat St. Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago Cubs clinch 4th straight postseason berth at STL.News.

Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action with Chicago Shore Corporation, Security Chicago Corporation

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve Board today announced the termination of the enforcement action listed below: Chicago Shore Corporation and Security Chicago Corporation, both of Chicago, Illinois. _.

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel Announces Plan For Improvements To East End Of Chicago’s Riverwalk

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CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel yesterday announced plans to improve the east end of the Chicago Riverwalk. Continue reading Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel Announces Plan For Improvements To East End Of Chicago’s Riverwalk at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Man killed by Chicago police ran away, reached for waist

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CHICAGO — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, according to footage released Sunday from an officer’s body-worn camera.

CHICAGO | Chicago officer’s interview before trial sparks legal fight

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CHICAGO — Attorneys prosecuting a white Chicago police officer in the 2014 shooting death of a black teenager asked a judge Thursday to revoke or increase his bail after the officer discussed one of the nation’s most infamous police shootings in a media interview.

CHICAGO | Defense expected to rest its case in Chicago officer’s trial

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CHICAGO — Attorneys for the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald are expected to rest their case. Continue reading CHICAGO | Defense expected to rest its case in Chicago officer’s trial at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Second man convicted in killing of Chicago honor student

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CHICAGO — A jury has found a second suspect guilty Thursday of first-degree murder in the killing of a 15-year-old high school honor student whose death in 2013 became a symbol of Chicago’s random gun violence.

CHICAGO | Chicago police: Video shows fatal officer involved shooting

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CHICAGOChicago police say body cameras show that a man who was fatally shot by an officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun. Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago police: Video shows fatal officer involved shooting at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Anti-violence protesters to shut down Chicago freeway

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CHICAGO — Protesters plan to shut down a major Chicago interstate on Saturday in an effort to increase pressure on public officials to address the gun violence that’s claimed hundreds of lives in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods.

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Animal Care And Control Announce New Program To Return Lost Animals To Their Homes

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CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) today announced a new initiative at will support the return of lost animals faster while diverting them from the CACC Shelter.

Live from Chicago: Updates from #ASAE18

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We’ve been waiting - and we’re not exaggerating - months for this, and let us just say, ASAE and the entire city of Chicago have DELIVERED! The American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) 2018 Annual Meeting & Exposition is officially underway!

CHICAGO | Chicago verdict comes 4 years after Laquan McDonald’s death

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CHICAGO — Four years after he fired 16 bullets into a black teenager, three years after dashcam video of the shooting was released and three weeks after his murder trial began, Jason Van Dyke’s transformation from Chicago patrol officer to convicted felon came suddenly.

CHICAGO | The Latest: Video: Chicago man ran away, reached to waist

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CHICAGO — The Latest on a fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Video: Chicago man ran away, reached to waist at STL.News.

CHICAGO | The Latest: Chicago march leader says ‘the people won today’

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CHICAGO — The Latest on an anti-violence protest on a Chicago interstate (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The leader of an anti-violence march that shut down a Chicago freeway says “the people won today.”

CHICAGO | Murder trial of Chicago cop puts troubled force in spotlight

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CHICAGO — In a Chicago courtroom over the coming weeks, the spotlight will focus on one night in 2014, 16 gunshots, a white police officer, the death of a black teenager and an essential question: Murder or self-defense?

CHICAGO  | Angry crowd protests after Chicago police fatally shoot man

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CHICAGO — An angry crowd shouted and threw bottles at Chicago police after an officer fatally shot a man on the city’s South Side Saturday, prompting the arrest of at least four demonstrators.

CHICAGO | The Latest: 5 jurors picked in Chicago officer’s trial

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CHICAGO — The Latest on the trial of a Chicago police officer in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Five people have been selected so far to sit on the jury for the murder trial of a Chicago police officer.

CHICAGO | Lyric Opera says labor deal reached with striking musicians

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CHICAGO — The Lyric Opera of Chicago says it has reached a multi-year labor deal with striking musicians. The Chicago Tribune reports Sunday that the agreement would extend through the 2020-21 season, if ratified by members of the Chicago Federation of Musicians, Local 10-208.

CHICAGO | Latest: Prosecutor calls Van Dyke verdict ‘justice’ for many

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CHICAGO — The Latest on the murder trial of white Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Continue reading CHICAGO | Latest: Prosecutor calls Van Dyke verdict ‘justice’ for many at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Brewers-Cubs set for NL Central tiebreaker

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CHICAGO — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers were on top of the NL Central for much of the season’s first half. Then Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs moved into the lead of what just might be baseball’s best division.

CHICAGO | Injured Chicago Cubs fan feels ‘lucky to be alive’

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CHICAGO — A man, who was wearing a plastic bucket on his head when a large metal pin fell from Wrigley Field‘s centerfield scoreboard during a Chicago Cubs game, said he feels lucky to be alive. Continue reading CHICAGO | Injured Chicago Cubs fan feels ‘lucky to be alive’ at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Chicago cop: Video of shooting ‘doesn’t show my perspective’

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Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago cop: Video of shooting ‘doesn’t show my perspective’ at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Chicago police: Man killed by police appeared to be armed

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CHICAGO — Footage from body-worn cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun, authorities said Sunday.

CHICAGO | Cities vying for 2020 convention court Democrats in Chicago

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CHICAGO — The three cities vying to host the 2020 Democratic convention are courting party leaders and activists at their summer meeting in Chicago. Miami gave people attending the Democratic National Committee meeting a taste of Chicago’s waterfront offerings by renting out a boat docked at Navy Pier for its party. Continue reading CHICAGO | Cities vying for 2020 convention court Democrats in Chicago at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Trump administration opposes Chicago police-reform plan

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CHICAGO— The Trump administration on Tuesday sharply criticized a draft plan hammered out between the nation’s third-largest city and the state of Illinois that envisions far-reaching reforms of Chicago’s 12,000-officer force under close federal court supervision.

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Tunney and Chicago Public Library Announce Renovation, Modernization of Merlo Branch Library

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CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney and Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannon today announced the renovation and modernization of the approximately 15,000 square-foot Merlo Branch Library, located at 644 W.

CHICAGO | Officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald

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CHICAGO — A white Chicago police officer was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager that was captured on shocking dashcam video that showed him crumpling to the ground in a hail of 16 bullets as he walked away from officers.

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District Break Ground on a New Fieldhouse at Maplewood Park

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CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District CEO & Superintendent Michael P. Continue reading Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District Break Ground on a New Fieldhouse at Maplewood Park at STL.News.

Chicago News: Walgreens to Move Approximately 1,800 Positions to New Chicago Office

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Walgreens to Open Approximately 200,000 Square Foot Office in Chicago’s Old Post Office Building. CHICAGO, IL – Walgreens announced yesterday it plans to open a new office in Chicago where it anticipates 1,800 people will be based.

CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won’t seek 3rd term

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CHICAGO — In a surprise announcement, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he would abandon his effort to seek a third term next year and gave no reason for his sudden change of heart. Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won’t seek 3rd term at STL.News. General abandon Chicago chicago mayor forward Rahm Emanuel seek 3rd term surprise announcement TodayNews

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel Announces Plan to Reopen Historic Uptown Theatre

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CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel yesterday joined Ald. James Cappleman, Jam Productions and Farpoint Development to announce Chicago’s historic Uptown Theatre will be restored and reopened as the crown jewel of a revitalized Uptown entertainment district.

CHICAGO | With Emanuel out, others could get in race for Chicago mayor

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CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel, whose tumultuous tenure as Chicago mayor included an infamous police shooting and a surge in violent crime, said in a surprise announcement that he would abandon his plan to seek a third term next year but gave no reason for the sudden change of heart.

CHICAGO | Chicago ‘anti-bait truck’ event to offer free shoes

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CHICAGO — A Chicago rapper’s foundation will be giving away thousands of shoes in a low-income South Side neighborhood where a recent sting using “bait trucks” to lure potential shoe thieves faced criticism from civil rights activists and local officials. Rapper Vic Mensa’s SaveMoneySaveLife foundation will give away shoes Sunday in the Englewood neighborhood, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

CHICAGO | The Latest: 2nd man found guilty in death of Chicago teen

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CHICAGO — The Latest on the trial in the killing of a Chicago teenager days after she participated in then-President Barack Obama’s inaugural festivities (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: 2nd man found guilty in death of Chicago teen at STL.News.

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Five Times More Residents Receive HIV Care, Compared To 2015

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CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) yesterday announced that so far this year, the city has served 1,814 people living with HIV in Chicago as the city continues to expand HIV primary care support.

CHICAGO | Some kids killed in Chicago fire were there for sleepover

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CHICAGO — A Chicago Fire Department official says some of the children who were among eight people killed in a weekend apartment fire were there for a sleepover. Continue reading CHICAGO | Some kids killed in Chicago fire were there for sleepover at STL.News.

CHICAGO | 1 hurt in propane tank explosion at Chicago’s Soldier Field

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CHICAGO (AP) — A man has been treated for smoke inhalation after a propane tank exploded during an event at Chicago’s Soldier Field. The Chicago Tribune reports the Saturday afternoon incident occurred at a tent where the 60-year-old man was working.

CHICAGO | First jurors seated in Chicago police officer’s murder trial

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CHICAGO — Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of a white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, 16 times. Continue reading CHICAGO | First jurors seated in Chicago police officer’s murder trial at STL.News.

CHICAGO |Defense to call more witnesses in Chicago officer’s trial

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CHICAGO — Defense attorneys will call more witnesses Tuesday as the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke resumes. Continue reading CHICAGO |Defense to call more witnesses in Chicago officer’s trial at STL.News.

CHICAGO | Murphy, Schwarber, Baez power Cubs over Reds 10-6

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CHICAGO — Daniel Murphy and Kyle Schwarber each hit a two-run homer, Javier Baez added a solo shot and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-6 on Saturday for their fourth straight win. Continue reading CHICAGO | Murphy, Schwarber, Baez power Cubs over Reds 10-6 at STL.News.

CHICAGO | 10 injured after explosion, roof collapse at Chicago plant

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CHICAGO — Ten people were seriously injured Thursday when an explosion caused a section of roof to collapse at a Chicago water reclamation plant, trapping two of the injured people inside, authorities said.