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Jul 7, 2014The Chicago Tribune called it "the greatest burst of gun violence Chicago has seen this year." The number of shootings in the city has risen since last year even as the homicide rate has fallen.
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Jun 24, 2014 — Filmmaker George Lucas has selected the Windy City to house his collection of art and movie memorabilia. San Francisco had also reportedly been in contention.
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Jun 10, 2014 — The jury didn't buy state Rep. Derrick Smith's argument that the repeated efforts to get him to accept the money amounted to entrapment.
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Jun 9, 2014 — A jury must decide whether Democratic State Rep. Derrick Smith abused his office and took a $7,000 bribe or was entrapped by an overzealous FBI.
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May 29, 2014 — Correspondent David Schaper was speaking on tape with a community activist about efforts to clean up a Chicago neighborhood when a burst of gunfire erupted down the street.
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Apr 22, 2014 — That follows 33 shootings the weekend before and 27 one week before that. As the weather is warming, the deadly incidents are on the rise again.
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Apr 1, 2014 — Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former top aide to President Obama, find himself facing a challenge from another politician who was once close to Obama?
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Mar 24, 2014 — The Blue Line train jumped tracks at the airport around 2:50 a.m. local time Monday. Officials say none of the injuries are life-threatening.
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Mar 4, 2014 — Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are working in Chicago and several other cities to sign up cabbies for health insurance as the March 31 open enrollment deadline nears.
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Feb 1, 2014 — The 71-year-old was taken to Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital after returning from a business trip in Arizona. He is undergoing tests in the hospital's intensive care unit.
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