Chicago

Jason Van Dyke
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
January 18, 2019 - 6:41 pm
The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison.
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Chicago police train
Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP
December 18, 2018 - 6:50 am
Two Chicago police officers were fatally struck by a train Monday as they investigated a report of gunshots on the city's far South Side.
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midwest snow
(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 25, 2018 - 4:57 pm
A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
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Chicago Shooting
AP Photo/Amanda Seitz
November 19, 2018 - 8:40 pm
A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing at least three people, including a police officer, before the suspect also died, authorities said.
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Jason Van Dyke
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
October 05, 2018 - 3:12 pm
Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder and numerous other charges in the 2014 shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald.
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Chicago Shootings
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August 20, 2018 - 5:29 pm
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson again asked for help Monday in stopping the violence there, after another deadly weekend.
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Chicago Shootings
Photo by Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
August 06, 2018 - 7:03 pm
It was an extraordinarily violent weekend in Chicago, with 75 people shot and at least 12 killed, as a mix of gunfire and sirens rang out on the streets.
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Jeffrey Loeffelholz
Justice For Jeffrey
July 16, 2018 - 3:02 pm
The death of a longtime cast member of the Broadway show “Chicago” is drawing attention to what some might consider the ugly behind-the-scenes drama of the theatre world.
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Tomato Box Heroin Smuggling
New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor's Office
June 07, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Two men stood charged Thursday in a scheme to smuggle heroin from Chicago to New York City inside tomato boxes.
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Barack and Michelle Obama
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May 23, 2018 - 7:44 pm
The Chicago City Council on Wednesday gave the green light to construction of the Barack Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on the city’s South Side.
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