Jesse Jackson Jr. dismisses divorce case in Chicago
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. filed papers to dismiss divorce proceedings in Chicago — allowing the case to continue solely in Washington D.C.By Tina Sfondeles
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Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl’s killing
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Man found dead at scene of HazMat situation in Hyde Park
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Brown: Lawyer, guns and liquor — gunplay for the country club set
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City changing name of aviation police force after United fiasco
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Judge Jessica O’Brien removed from court over fraud charges
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