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Man charged with murder in shooting of Illinois state trooper in Southern Illinois

Chris Grant, a 46-year-old East St. Louis man, is being held at the St. Clair County Jail on $5 million bond.

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Man in custody after police standoff on top of River North building

The man climbed onto the roof of a building at Clark and Erie after an "encounter" with police officers, officials said.

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North Aurora police officer fatally shoots armed man

The man, 54, was holding a gun and attempting to get into a North Aurora home.

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Vehicles stolen from North Austin dealerships: police

Four men who pretend to be car buyers take vehicles for "test drives" and never return, Chicago police said.

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6 hospitalized in Illinois with vaping-related breathing problems

Their symptoms included chest pains, shortness of breath, fatigue, vomiting and diarrhea.

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CPD officer under investigation for giving Hulk Hogan a ride across O’Hare tarmac

"My Uber’s got a siren . . . Chicago PD for life," the former pro wrestler says in a video posted to Facebook.

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Casting funny women of color couldn’t have been simpler for Robin Thede

When the former NU student and ‘Rundown’ host needed comic talent for HBO’s ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show,’ great writers and performers were ‘ready to go.’

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Vehicle slams into bus in Andersonville, 2 people injured

The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed into the bus at the intersection of Clark Street and Foster Street, Chicago police said.

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Police find alligator, guns, drugs in Albany Park raid

This is the third incident involving an alligator in city limits in less than a month.

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Local artists are few and far between at Lollapalooza

This year, only eight of the 142 artists scheduled to perform are based in Chicago.