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Person seen trying to enter homes, vehicles, garages in Mount Greenwood  

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Man found dead at bottom of South Shore staircase

The 39-year-old was found with a deep laceration to his leg and blood coming from his nose, Chicago police said.

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1 killed, 3 wounded Monday in Chicago gun violence

Monday’s only fatal shooting claimed the life of a male who police believe to be between 14 and 20 years old.

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Boy, 15, located after going missing from Englewood

Cesar Avalos, 15, was last seen Thursday in the 5400 block of South Hermitage Avenue, police said.

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2 people stabbed after argument turns physical in Old Town

The stabbing happened about 10:45 p.m. in Old Town, police said.

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Person fatally shot in Chicago Lawn: police

A male believed to be in his teens was found dead with a gunshot wound to the neck in the 2500 block of West 63rd Street, Chicago police said.

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Metal finishing factory collapses in Logan Square fire; no one injured

Fire crews responded about 9:45 p.m. to the Bright Metals Finishing building at 3905 W. Armitage Ave.

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23-year-old dies after crash into tree in Flossmoor

The 23-year-old was in a vehicle when it crashed in the 2100 block of Flossmoor Road.

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Woman, 67, fatally struck by vehicle in Forest Park

A woman was involved in the crash about 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Des Plaines Avenue.

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3,000 fish killed by cyanide leak at Indiana steel factory: state officials

Portage steel factory owner ArcelorMittal and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management have been criticized for failing to report the cyanide leak until several days after the water of the Little Calumet River was poisoned.

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Buttigieg hits Chicago for fundraising, to talk about racism in the U.S.

When Buttigieg met with Mayor Lori Lightfoot in July, "Mostly I just wanted to see how she was doing and then also to learn from her experience; (Lightfoot is) obviously somebody who has been very much in the middle of some of these questions about race and community and policing that have been very much on my mind."

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Woman struck by Green Line train, seriously injured on West Side

Officers responded about 7:20 p.m. for a call of a female hit by a train at the Central Avenue station.

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Pritzker backs Planned Parenthood in opposing federal family planning program over new Trump policy

The program in question distributes about $260 million a year to clinics around the country to provide family planning services to an estimated 4 million people, primarily lower-income individuals.

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Man struck by vehicle in Brighton Park dies of complications

The man died on Aug. 17 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Stock trader on trial for murder of his best friend

Prosecutors say Michael Pelko killed his longtime friend Izat Morrar over money Pelko owed Morrar.

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Man with knife arrested after barricading self in Englewood

A SWAT team responded to the scene and negotiated with the man for several hours on Monday.

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J.B.’s ‘Windy City Rehab’: Pritzker spends $275K of his wealth to fix up Chicago offices — but leaves GOP suite a fixer upper

The stained gray carpets, some with duct tape to hold them together, are gone — at least in the offices of the governor and his staff. There’s now a dividing line between Pritzker’s staff and the offices housing Republican staffers on the 16th floor — a spiffy new blue carpet butting up against the tattered gray one.

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Man arrested in West Side gun raid a convicted child murderer, said he ‘collects’ weapons: feds

Henry Reyes was one of two men arrested in a raid last week that netted police nearly 60 guns. In 1986, he and three other men pleaded guilty in the murder of a 10-year-old boy in West Town.

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Gunman robs pedestrians from window of SUV in Logan Square: police

In each of the incidents, the suspects driving a white SUV displayed a handgun while inside of a vehicle, according to Chicago police.

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Lightfoot to ask legislature for power to tax high-end professional services and big-ticket home sales

In a fall veto session that also will include her request to re-structure taxes on a Chicago casino, the mayor plans to seek two local tax increases she views as the only way to avoid a dreaded property tax increase.

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Judge sets Friday hearing on Jussie Smollett special prosecutor matter

Judge Michael Toomin seems likely to announce his pick to lead a probe of an alleged hoax hate crime and how Cook County prosecutors handled the decision to drop charges against the "Empire" actor.

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Reputed mob soldier dies before sentencing

Career burglar Charles "Chuckie" Russell pleaded guilty to gun possession in connection with a 2016 robbery plot.

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Girl, 13, missing from Lawndale

Demaria Finley was last seen Aug. 13 in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue, according to Chicago police.

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Man wounded in ‘gun battle’ with police in Dolton; second suspect at large

One of the suspects suffered a gunshot wound to his thigh, but it was not immediately clear who fired the shot that hit him, Dolton Village Trustee Andrew Holmes said.

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Man shot during armed robbery at Lansing AutoZone

He was shot in the chest when he followed the suspect outside the AutoZone, 18307 Torrence Ave., to get his vehicle information, police said.

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Illinois schools to spotlight LGBTQ contributions under new law: ‘The right kind of mandate’

Advocates and schools have until next year to develop curriculums to comply with the law before the 2020-21 school year.

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Man shot in Grand Crossing drive-by

The 20-year-old was walking in the 7000 block of South Dante Avenue when people in two vehicles started shooting at him, according to Chicago police.

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Elizabeth Warren apologizes for tribal heritage claim, woos Native Americans

Monday’s remarks were an effort to move past the fallout from her past claims of tribal ancestry.

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Grilled cheese a favorite sandwich for Midwesterners, poll shows

A recent poll asking participants about how much they like — or dislike — 22 different sandwiches shows that Midwesterners have a clear favorite in the grilled cheese.

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Man rejected twice from CPD academy may finally be able to join the force

Because the state law preventing Majid Mustafa from rejoining the police academy has been amended to give trainees a second chance, his attorney and the city have decided to wait to hear his case until the amendment takes effect.

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North Side man threatened ‘slaughter’ at abortion clinic, feds say

Farhan Sheikh later said he was ‘joking’ when he made the comments online, according to a criminal complaint.

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NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

Police Commissioner James O’Neill said it was clear that Officer Daniel Pantaleo "can no longer effectively serve as a New York City police officer."

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Uber joins corporate parade to Chicago’s Old Main Post Office

The tech giant will occupy 463,000 square feet in the renovated landmark.

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Don’t bank on pot revenues just yet, new study warns lawmakers

States that have legalized marijuana before Illinois have seen actual revenues that vary wildly from projections — although some have exceeded expectations.

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Off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer killed in Morris crash while helping stalled driver

A southbound vehicle hit the stalled vehicle while Officer Ronald Prohaska was working on the engine compartment, Morris police said.