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Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state

Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether. Continue reading

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Woman accused of killing pregnant teen, cutting baby from womb faked pregnancy: prosecutors

Chicago prosecutors have revealed new details in the gruesome killing of a young pregnant woman and the theft of her baby from her womb, according to a report Saturday. Continue reading

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel leaves office for last time, political future uncertain

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel left city hall for the last time Friday afternoon, ending his eight-year, often turbulent mayoral career. Continue reading

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Three arrested in murder of Chicago woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant, cops say

Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pregnant Chicago woman who was strangled before her baby was cut from her womb, authorities announced Thursday. Continue reading

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Chicago city leader arrested for allegedly filing false police report

One of Chicago’s aldermen is facing felony charges for allegedly falsely reporting that his Audi sedan had been stolen in January, police said. Continue reading

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Illinois man accused of killing, dismembering 2-year-old boy stands trial

An Illinois man who has been accused of dismembering a 2-year-old child went on trial on Tuesday. Continue reading

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America’s largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds

America’s 10 largest cities, largely Democrat strongholds, are drowning in municipal debt, according to a new report from government watchdog Truth in Accounting. Continue reading

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E. coli outbreak in 10 states sickens 196 people, hospitalizes 28, health officials say

The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported numbers last month. Continue reading

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4 alleged Chicago gang members indicted on federal conspiracy racketeering charges

Four alleged Chicago gang members have been indicted on federal racketeering conspiracy charges stemming from several deadly shootings. Continue reading

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Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation

Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state.  Continue reading

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Escaped pet snake found in neighbor’s washing machine in Illinois: ‘I was totally creeped out’

An Illinois woman had quite a shock Wednesday when she opened her washing machine to find a snake inside. Continue reading

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Kim Foxx, Jussie Smollett case: Judge steps aside, won’t make special prosecutor decision

The Cook County judge set to decide whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate why charges were dropped against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett stepped aside Friday, saying he would allow another judge rule on the controversial case.  Continue reading

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Man accused of killing wife on wedding night added to FBI’s Most Wanted list, may have fled to Mexico

An Illinois man accused of killing his new bride just hours after their marriage has been added to the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted” list, as federal law enforcement officials disclosed Wednesday that he may have fled the country. Continue reading

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Newborn found abandoned atop trash can in Chicago alley: officials

A newborn baby was found abandoned atop a garbage can in a Chicago alley after neighbors heard the infant’s cries from their apartment Tuesday afternoon, according to reports.  Continue reading

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Chicago protesters march against ‘racist’ police union, several arrested after obstructing traffic

Protesters holding signs accusing the Fraternal Order of Police of being racists gathered Monday in Chicago’s Union Park to not only slam the city’s police union but also demand criminal justice reform. Continue reading

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Chicago ‘car bomber’ sentence to be handed down Monday

Nearly 7 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a Chicago bar that would level the block and kill hundreds of people, Adel Daoud will learn his fate when he is sentenced in federal court Monday afternoo… Continue reading

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Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found

Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed to … Continue reading

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Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead

A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police. Continue reading

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Expecting plea deal, Latin King facing shooting charges admits to second murder

A gang member facing charges for a fatal drive-by shooting in Chicago admitted to another murder, expecting a plea deal for cooperating as a witness, the Chicago Sun-Times according. Continue reading

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Second death reported after Chicago-area plant explosion

One of the four employees hospitalized after Friday night’s plant explosion in northern Illinois has died, authorities said Saturday. Continue reading

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