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COVID killed my stepfather, who followed the rules

COVID does not care about your best intentions. Or your risk assessments as you put on your amateur epidemiologist hat. Or your carefully laid out plans to "put family first" with a large gathering.

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Despite community pleas, CPS puts Dyett HS out for proposals

<p dir="ltr">Chicago Public Schools went ahead Friday with a request for proposals to reopen a school in Dyett High School in 2016 despite many

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Drug dealer assumed he was bribing Burke, wanted property zoning change

An admitted drug trafficker assumed the $15,000 he allegedly paid two lawyers more than 10 years ago was used in part to pay bribes to Ald. Ed Burke.

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12 towed cars a bad deal for city: Owners get $100K for vehicles wrongly sold

The City paid more than $100,000 in the last four years to a dozen people whose cars were towed and wrongly sold before the owners could claim them.

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Ex-criminals behind the wheel of city’s police tow trucks

The city has ordered EAR to do criminal background checks on all of its towing subcontractors -- something the city never did before.

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Car’s gone, but payments aren’t for retiree

The city took his car "and did what they want with it." That sounds a lot like car theft, one owner says.

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‘The city stole my car’: Politically connected towing co. auctioning towed cars

In one case, the city demanded more than $1,000 for three parking tickets, and towing and storage fees, then took possession of the car.