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Man gets 55 years for 2010 sexual assault in Englewood

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A Chicago man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in Englewood in 2010. More>>

Valparaiso babysitter gets 6 years for abuse of 4-year-old boy

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A Northwest Indiana babysitter will serve six years in prison for her part in the abuse of a toddler, the Post-Tribune is reporting. More>>

Aldermen aim to tighten dispensary rules Video included

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Chicago city aldermen are taking steps to change where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located in the city.
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Elderly man missing from Near West Side found safe

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An elderly man who went missing Monday from the Near West Side has been found. More>>

Man facing sexual exploitation charges may have met Illinois teens

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A Wisconsin man facing sexual exploitation charges may have communicated with Illinois teens online, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office. More>>

Your Lollapalooza survival guide Video included

Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup that includes Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon. More>>

Natalie's Deals of the Day: July 28- August 1

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Each week, Good Day Chicago anchor Natalie Bomke searches for the best deals available for you and your family.
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Mayor Emanuel to propose higher minimum wage Video included

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to formally unveil a proposal Wednesday that calls for an increase in the minimum wage. More>>

1 killed, 7 wounded in Tuesday gun violence

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A man was killed and at least seven other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday. More>>

Man wanted in Chicago Lawn attempted kidnapping

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Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for trying to kidnap a teen girl in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Monday afternoon. More>>

Man gets jail for BB gun shooting in Naperville park

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A west suburban teenager has been sentenced to jail and placed on probation, for shooting a friend with a BB gun over the Fourth of July weekend in a Naperville park. More>>

Man killed, two teens wounded in Near West Side shooting

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A man was killed and two teens were wounded in a shooting on the Near West Side Tuesday night. More>>

Suburb expands unit that bicycles to emergencies

A suburban Chicago fire department is making it easier to respond to those tough-to-get-to emergencies. More>>

Owner of slain dog happy Hometown cop got fired

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Nicole Echlin, the owner of a dog shot to death by a southwest suburban Hometown Police officer, says “we got justice” because the officer has been fired. More>>

Alcantara, Clark the Cub join final week of Cubs on the Move Fitness Trolley

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Arismendy Alcantara and mascot Clark joined the Cubs on the Move Fitness Trolley Tuesday morning for a stop at the Henry D. Lloyd Elementary School. More>>

Highland Park boy meets Coast Guard rescuers who saved his life Video included

A north suburban Highland Park boy got to meet his heroes Tuesday. They are the men who rescued him and two other kayakers that were lost on Lake Michigan.
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RIC, Wounded Heroes Foundation aim to rejuvenate veterans' lives Video included

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Summer camp is a place for adventure and personal growth, as well as a place to make lifelong friends. And one very special camp in Chicago does all of that while helping disabled soldiers find their way back to a more fulfilling life. More>>

Three men rescued after sailboat capsizes near Monroe Harbor

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Three men were rescued from Lake Michigan after their sailboat capsized near Monroe Harbor on Tuesday night. More>>

Lollapalooza ticket scam artist targets victims nationwide Video included

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Lollapalooza is the hottest ticket in town, but don't get stuck paying for a ticket that doesn't exist. More>>

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US Video included

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U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. More>>

Traffic: Construction being performed on I-57 Video included

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As construction season plugs away, there's a new project that started Monday night that drivers should be aware of. More>>

Uniqlo to open for business on Mag Mile

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Uniqlo, a popular Japanese clothing chain, will open its first store in Chicago on the Magnificent Mile.
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Prosecutors: Teen fatally shot boy, 16, through bedroom window

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Judge Donald Panarese called 15-year-old Rasaan Price “a danger to society” after prosecutors detailed how he allegedly fatally shot 16-year-old Darren Foggey through a bedroom window. More>>

$1.2 million may go to family of teen shot by cop

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Chicago could pay $1.2 million to the family of a high school athlete who was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer. More>>

2 teenagers killed when stolen car crashes in Harvey

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Two teens who were killed when a stolen vehicle they were riding in crashed early Sunday in south suburban Harvey have been identified.
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Man fatally shot by police in Bucktown identified Video included

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A man who was fatally shot during a struggle with an off-duty police officer early Monday in the Bucktown neighborhood has been identified. More>>

Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing voters to weigh in on whether Illinois millionaires should pay more income tax. More>>

Two charged with shooting death of Calumet City rapper

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Two men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a local rapper during a robbery Friday night in south suburban Calumet City. More>>

Sexual harassment claims on CTA underreported, report says

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Experts say the number of sexual harassment incidents on Chicago's transit system often go unreported, according to an article by RedEye Chicago. More>>

Opinion poll: Rauner has large lead over Gov. Quinn Video included

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The election for Governor is not until November, but a new poll found Republican Bruce Rauner is widening his double digit lead over Democratic Governor Pat Quinn.
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Chicago cop wins $540K suit against sergeant accused of taunting him

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Retired Chicago Police Sgt. Lawrence C. Knasiak was twice commended by the city council for his “dedication, professionalism and personal sacrifice” during a nearly 30-year career with the department. More>>

Local man makes a living building sandcastles Video included

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Could you put your heart, soul and time into an incredible work of art -- only to see it eventually wash away to nothing? More>>

Palatine man dies after fight outside suburban bar

A suburban Chicago man has died more than a week after striking his head on the sidewalk during a fight outside a bar. More>>

Judge orders fitness test for inmate who escaped

A Kane County judge has ordered a fitness test for a prisoner who escaped while being transported from a mental health facility outside Chicago. More>>

Chicago Police union wants file release delayed

The union that represents Chicago police wants a judge to delay the release of officer misconduct files. More>>

Crime down on CTA in 2014 Video included

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2014 is turning out to be a good year when it comes to crime on Chicago's public transportation system, officials say. More>>

Police marine unit plucks woman from lake after watercraft flips

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A ride on a personal watercraft nearly turned deadly Sunday afternoon when Lake Michigan went from nearly flat to 6-foot waves in a matter of minutes. More>>

Hearing to be set on Kustok try for new trial

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Former Orland Park resident Allan Kustok was back in court Monday for a brief appearance related to his request for a new trial, but the matter was continued until Friday when a hearing is expected to be set on the motion. More>>

Teen charged in Crestwood armed robbery

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A 17-year-old Chicago youth is facing a felony charge after gunfire erupted during an armed robbery Saturday at an ATT store in Crestwood, the SouthtownStar is reporting. More>>

Illinois: Should recreational marijuana be legal? Video included

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Marijuana for recreational use is already legal in Colorado and Washington, and now the New York Times editorial board has come to the collective opinion that it's time to do away with the federal prohibition on pot. More>>

Chicago aims to change view on prostitution Video included

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Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign a new law on sex trafficking next month, which is another victory for advocates who've been battling to change the way people look at prostitution. More>>

Sex trafficking survivor challenges hip-hop stars to not glorify strippers Video included

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Sex trafficking survivor Brenda Myers-Powell, who advocates for prostituted people, said that those who glorify the trade should be fined, such as some popular hip-hop stars. More>>

Chicago debates using E15 gas for vehicles Video included

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E15 is a new type of blended fuel that contains 15 percent ethanol, and now a powerful Chicago alderman wants to pass a law requiring Chicago gas stations to carry it. More>>

Sen. Kirk calls Hamas 'Nazis' as Israeli, Palestinian groups protest in Chicago Video included

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Several hundred protesters chanted and waved Palestinian flags on one corner of Clark and Randolph, while across the intersection hundreds more waved Israeli banners.
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Chicago Police union seeks to delay release of officer misconduct lists

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The union that represents Chicago Police officers is asking a judge to delay the release of lists that name officers accused of misconduct. More>>

Teen killed, 6 injured in West Side shooting Video included

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One person was killed and six others were wounded after a shooting Friday evening in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to fire authorities. More>>

Illinois fair managers fined for free beer tickets

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Managers of two Illinois state fairs have been fined for soliciting and accepting free beer tickets for the events. More>>

Addison woman, 2 daughters shot during robbery in Hammond

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A 41-year-old woman from Addison, Illinois, and her two daughters were shot during an attempted robbery Sunday morning in Hammond, police said. More>>

Two held without bond for shooting that critically injured 3-year-old

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Two men charged in connection with a Brighton Park shooting last Friday that critically injured a 3-year-old boy have been ordered held without bond. More>>

Chicago Police: 3,900 illegal firearms seized so far in 2014 Video included

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Chicago Police have seized 3,900 illegal guns since the start of the year, the department announced Monday. More>>

Man pleads guilty after reportedly making bomb threats in Kane Co.

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A northwest suburban pleaded guilty and was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday after he allegedly called 911 last year and said many people would die from bombs concealed in west suburban judicial facilities. More>>

Man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

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A South Side man was ordered held on $300,000 bond Saturday, after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl that he met at a Lowe’s home improvement store while he was working as a stock clerk. More>>

Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront. More>>

One killed, 26 wounded — including toddler — in weekend shootings Video included

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A 13-year-old boy was killed and at least 26 others — including a 3-year-old boy — have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening. More>>

Ex-cop accused of planting drugs might wind up back on force

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A former Chicago cop caught up in a “hare-brained” scheme to plant drugs and a gun in a suburban woman’s car — a scheme that led to a $375,000 city payout — may soon get his job back. More>>

Arlington Heights Memorial Library looks to the future Video included

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Life is moving a little faster these days. Even libraries have had to fight to matter in an increasingly e-book friendly world.
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Woman with dementia missing from South Chicago

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Police are searching for an 87-year-old woman who has been missing since Sunday from the South Chicago neighborhood. More>>

FOX Furry Friend of the Week: Dog Al Video included

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FOX 32 News has teamed up with no-kill shelter PAWS Chicago to bring you an adoptable pet each week.
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New law expands Illinois Holocaust commission

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will expand the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission. More>>

Coroner: Griffith man’s death ruled homicide

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A man from Griffith, Ind. died Sunday morning in what the Lake County Coroner’s Office has called a homicide, the Post-Tribune is reporting. More>>

Lollapalooza looms, so do Chicago traffic woes

One of the country's most popular music festivals starts in Chicago in a few days and that means traffic headaches for some motorists. More>>

Community looks to leaders to end Chicago violence Video included

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Chicago violence is on the minds of many. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel was at two public events on Sunday afternoon but he did little to address those concerns. More>>

DCFS investigating parents for neglect in Schaumburg boy’s death

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State child welfare officials are investigating the parents of a northwest suburban boy who died Saturday morning. More>>

Storms possible Sunday ahead of unseasonably cool week

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Scattered thunderstorms on a balmy Sunday afternoon could be the precursor to another unseasonably cool July week in Chicago. More>>

Lisle man dies after motorcycle crash Naperville

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A 28-year-old Lisle man died after crashing his motorcycle in west suburban Naperville Saturday night. More>>

Gov. Quinn to live off equivalent of minimum wage

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a ballot measure. More>>

Man charged with Orange Line armed robbery

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A West Side man has been charged with the armed robbery of five passengers on a CTA Orange Line train last week. More>>

Demolition of long-abandoned Gary hotel begins

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A demolition crew took the first major step in tearing down a 30-year eyesore Saturday in northwest Indiana. More>>

Man fatally struck by car on Ike

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A North Side man was fatally struck by a car Saturday evening after running onto the Eisenhower Expressway in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood. More>>

Emanuel wants city to house 1,000 more young illegal immigrants: Report

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former Obama administration chief of staff, wants to expand the city’s efforts to house young illegal immigrants from Central America, reportedly proposing to shelter an additional 1,000 of them by year's end. More>>

Community outraged that children are being caught in gang cross fire Video included

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A Brighton Park neighborhood corner was filled with police activity after gunfire broke out late Friday night. The victim, Jason Ares, a toddler only three-years-old. More>>

Funeral held for slain 11-year-old Chicago girl Video included

Eleven-year-old Shamiya Adams won’t only be missed by her family… she is being mourned by an entire community. Hundreds gathered to celebrate her life at the Living Word Christian Center in west suburban Forest Park Saturday. Shamiya was killed by a stray bullet last week.
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Men in wigs, face paint rob Lansing bank

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Three men in face paint and wigs robbed a bank in south suburban Lansing Friday afternoon, according to the FBI. More>>

School principal stepping down after anti-Semitic bullying incident

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Principal Joshua VanderJagt of Ogden International School has asked to be reassigned after an incident arose in recent months involving anti-Semetic bullying between students at the school. More>>

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience. More>>

Three in custody for 3-year-old boy's shooting

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Three people are in custody Saturday in a Southwest Side shooting that left a 3-year-old boy critically injured Friday evening, police said. More>>

Woman who drowned saving child remembered as hero Video included

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Karen Wessel was so caring, her sister says she would cut each grape and cherry in half before serving them. More>>

Man charged with 2013 murder of cab driver

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A Chicago Lawn man is the second to be charged with the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old cab driver in 2013 on the South Side. More>>

Man who beat woman while hanging from her car is convicted

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A northwest suburban man who was hanging out of the window of his ex-girlfriend’s car and attacked her as she drove to a police station was convicted of several felonies Friday and faces up to 30 years in prison. More>>

One person in custody for Orange Line robberies

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One person is in custody in connection to armed robberies on the CTA Orange Line, police say.
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Three teens hurt in Lake Shore Drive crash

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Three teenagers were hurt in a rollover crash on Lake Shore Drive early Friday afternoon. More>>

Prosecutor: Shooter knew rival wasn’t in crowd but fired anyway

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Even before Tevin Lee fired at a group of boys in West Garfield Park, a friend told Lee the rival he hoped to punish wasn’t there, Cook County prosecutors said. More>>

Witness: Teen's plane didn't show obvious distress

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A man who saw a plane flown by an Indiana teen who was killed during an around-the-world flight attempt says the aircraft was flying low but didn't show any obvious signs of distress before diving into the ocean off... More>>

Shelter Dog Goes Through Unbelievable Transformation

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The Trio Animal Foundation in Chicago has been busy with their fair share of animal abuse cases. Recently, workers say they retrieved a terribly matted and urine soaked dog from an open access shelter. According to the workers, the dog’s fur was so terribly groomed; they were unsure which side was the face at first.
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