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Brother of Chance the Rapper accused of beating up man at party: Authorities

Brother of Chance the Rapper accused of beating up man at party: Authorities

Brother of Chance the Rapper accused of beating up man at party: Authorities

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Teens accused of Bucktown graffiti spree

Teens accused of Bucktown graffiti spree

The color of the ink - on the buildings and on their hands - gave it away, cops say.

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 Early voting starts this week, with changes

Early voting starts this week, with changes

Both political parties have increasingly made mail-in voting a focus of their campaign tactics

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Three medical marijuana clinics clear hurdle

Three medical marijuana clinics clear hurdle

Zoning Board of Appeals granted them special use permits to set up shop.

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Chicago Police Officer charged with DUI, driving wrong way on I-57

Chicago Police Officer charged with DUI, driving wrong way on I-57

CPD officer stripped of police powers and put on administrative duty after arrest.

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Illinois launches new Ebola hotline, task force

Illinois launches new Ebola hotline, task force

Several steps Illinois has taken to prevent possible cases in the state.

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New contract for Chicago police; 11 percent in wage hikes

New contract for Chicago police; 11 percent in wage hikes

Chicago's police union ratified a five-year contract, but it still needs to be approved by City Council.

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Cops: Vehicle drives into bank on North Side

Cops: Vehicle drives into bank on North Side

Cops: Vehicle drives into bank on North Side

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In shadow of Spire project, city park fails to take root

In shadow of Spire project, city park fails to take root

Right now, the lakefront's DuSable Park is closed to the public, filled with weeds.

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Man accused of mugging Chicago cabbie on South Side

Man accused of mugging Chicago cabbie on South Side

Suspect took taxi from downtown, robbed driver on South Side.

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CTA California Blue Line stop opens to fanfare

CTA California Blue Line stop opens to fanfare

Revolution Brewing: Business was down during closure.

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5 things you need to know from the CFPB student loan report

The Student Loan State of the Union has been released, and at least for private loans, it is pretty grim. That's the...

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Emanuel continues building campaign finance edge

Emanuel continues building campaign finance edge

The mayor has widened his financial advantage over his election competitors.

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Businesses prepare for the winter struggle

Subzero shopping

Chicago businesses must learn to face the freeze of the harsh winters.

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Employees return to O'Hare cargo building after evacuation

Employees return to O'Hare cargo building after evacuation

Reports of a suspicious package prompted an evacuation of a cargo building at O'Hare early Thursday.

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CTA seeks more bids for new rail cars

CTA seeks more bids for new rail cars

The CTA is looking for a manufacturer to build a next-generation train car.

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Egg freezing not a guarantee: Northwestern professor

Egg freezing not a guarantee: Northwestern professor

It might be better as a backup plan.

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California Blue Line station reopens Thursday

California Blue Line station reopens Thursday

Next up? The Damen Blue Line station.

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More rain in store for Wednesday

More rain in store for Wednesday

Don't leave those umbrellas at home just yet, Chicago.

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Mobile ticketing test to start in February on CTA, Metra and Pace

Mobile ticketing test to start in February on CTA, Metra and Pace

CTA, Metra and Pace on Wednesday will introduce plans for a Ventra mobile-ticketing app, a CTA spokesman said.

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CTA: Complaints up about rude operators

CTA: Complaints up about rude operators

The most complaints included workers not helping to secure wheelchairs in priority seats and fare problems on buses.

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Divvy cyclist spotted on Dan Ryan Expressway

Divvy cyclist spotted on Dan Ryan Expressway

Stephanie Kemen was in a car with her boyfriend on the Dan Ryan Expressway when she spotted the unmistakable -- and...

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Streetcars, gondolas for Museum Campus?

Streetcars, gondolas for Museum Campus?

Ideas include trolleys, streetcars

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Millennials are driving cars less: report

Millennials are driving cars less: report

That's driven by more of the younger gen. flocking cities.

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ATA identifies 10 of Chicago's 'most dangerous' intersections

ATA identifies 10 of Chicago's 'most dangerous' intersections

North, Damen and Milwaukee avenues make the list.

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Brain tumor keeps Karen Lewis out of mayor race: source

Brain tumor keeps Karen Lewis out of mayor race: source

The coordinator of the committee that was exploring a run made the announcement Monday.

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Obama coming to Chicago on Sunday for Quinn event

Obama coming to Chicago on Sunday for Quinn event

The President will host a get-out-the-vote rally for Governor Quinn.

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Apartment hunting is easy online but so is getting scammed

Apartment hunting is easy online but so is getting scammed

In the digital age, renting an apartment has become easier than ever. But, it's also increased the number of traps and...

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