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Concealed carry holder, felon killed in Chicago shootout

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a 64-year-old man with a concealed carry license and a man recently released from prison fatally shot each other in what is believed to be an attempted robbery.

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Berwyn Police Dept. to Host Roadside Safety Checks

The Berwyn Police Department will be issuing additional citations in the overnight hours. This campaign will feature high visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including additional law enforcement activity. Extra emphasis will be given to the late night hours when sta

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Report: Michael Avenatti Met R. Kelly Prosecutor Kim Foxx at O'Hare Before Charges Filed

Phone texts suggest chief Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx worked closely with attorney Michael Avenatti before bringing sexual abuse charges against singer R. Kelly, including by meeting Avenatti during a layover at O'Hare International Airport.

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FBI involved in search for missing Crystal Lake boy

FBI agents specializing in missing children are working with the Crystal Lake Police Department in the search for a missing 5-year-old boy. Andrew "AJ" Freund was last seen about 9 p.m. Wednesday on the 0-100 block of Dole Avenue. The boy is roughly 3 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 70 pounds. He has

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Illinois: Cook County State’s Attorney To Expunge Thousands Of Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has pledged that her office will begin expunging thousands of low-level marijuana convictions in the coming months. Cook County, which includes Chicago, is the second-most populous county in the United States.

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Lyons Student Fatally Shoots Self in Middle School

A 7th grader fatally shot himself inside his school Wednesday in west suburban Lyons. The male student was away from others when he shot himself at 1:30 p.m. inside George Washington Middle School at 8101 Ogden Avenue, according to Ray Hanania, spokesman for the Village of Lyons.

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Mueller report: Justice Department releases special counsel report

By Stefan Becket, Kathryn Watson, Will Rahn, Camilo Montoya-Galvez, Grace Segers. The Justice Department posted the Mueller report online shortly after 11 a.m. You can read it in full here. Find highlights below as CBS News sifts through the two-volume, 448-page document.

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BLOCKSHOPPER.COM: Vaccari Remodeling LLC purchases 1233 Home Ave., Berwyn

Blockshopper.com recently issued the following announcement. On April 11, 2019, Patrick K. Carnathan sold their home at 1233 Home Ave., Berwyn to Vaccari Remodeling LLC for $147,000.

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2 top aides leaving Kim Foxx’s office

CHICAGO — WGN Investigates has learned embattled Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is losing two top deputies. A spokesperson confirms chief ethics officer April Perry and the head of the conviction integrity unit Mark Rotert are both leaving the office.

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2 Men Fatally Shoot Each Other in Park Manor Attempted Robbery

Two men fatally shot each other Thursday during an apparent attempted robbery in Park Manor on the South Side. Mark Miller, 64, was inside a home in the 6800 block of South St. Lawrence when he was approached by an armed man, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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A look at the Chicago connections in the Mueller report

A Chicagoan received special mention in the special counsel Roper Mueller's report. The 400-plus page report also revealed details about a Russian hack of Illinois’ election database.

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Legendary Chicago sportscaster Chet Coppock dies in car crash

CHICAGO — Legendary Chicago sportscaster Chet Coppock died in a car accident Wednesday, his daughter confirmed on social media. He was 70 years old. “We lost our father, Chet Coppock, on April 17th due to complications from injuries he sustained in a car accident outside Hilton Head, SC,” Lyndsey Co

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5 things to do this weekend in Chicago

Trying to find things to do this weekend in Chicago? Celebrate Daisy Cutter’s birthday or 4/20 with special brews, check out a chilling new play, taste a Kuma’s throwback or build a butterfly home.

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Donkey found wandering on I-90 in suburban Chicago

CHICAGO (Fox 32 News) - A donkey was found wandering Wednesday in the middle of I-90 near Arlington Heights Road, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office said. The donkey, named Dusty, escaped a trailer just before noon. He was purchased that day to be part of a petting zoo.

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Lockport Holds Public Meeting About 9th Street, Lincoln To Summit

LOCKPORT, IL — The city of Lockport and consultant Christopher Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd., will hold a public information meeting for the East Ninth Street; Lincoln Street to Summit Drive - Phase I Engineering Study on Thursday, April 25 from 4-6 p.m. at city hall, the city said. The mee

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26 Arrested After About 500 Kids Cause Chaos in Downtown Chicago, Police Say

Police arrested 26 kids Wednesday night after a group of about 500 teens descended on downtown Chicago, forcing hundreds of cops into the streets to try to corral them. Fighting, cellphone thefts and disobedience ran rampant as the group arrived in the city during the evening hours.

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Jerrell Dorsey, alleged gang member, found guilty in fatal shooting of 7-year-old Heaven Sutton

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A jury has found alleged gang member Jerrell Dorsey guilty in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl as she sold candy with her mother near their Chicago home.

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House Cleaner Accused Of Stealing Credit Card, Running Up Charges

WESTERN SPRINGS, IL -- A house cleaner was arrested after she rang up hundreds of dollars in fraudulent charges on a credit card she stole from a client, prosecutors said. Jennifer Myslinski, 36, of Lyons, appeared before Cook County Judge John Mahoney on a felony charge of identity theft.

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Wayward Donkey Rescued on I-90 by Flummoxed Sheriff's Deputy

A real ass was seen on I-90 near Arlington Heights Wednesday—until a Cook County sheriff’s deputy pulled over and took action. Body-camera footage showing a donkey being rescued by the deputy was posted on the department’s Twitter account.

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Hundreds Of Teens Cause Mayhem In Downtown Chicago

CHICAGO — More than 200 police officers were deployed to downtown Chicago Wednesday night to deal with hundreds of rowdy teenagers. Mobs of young people were involved in cellphone thefts, fighting and other crimes, police said.

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