8 September 24 2013

1 Charges, but no shooter

Two men were charged in connection with the shooting that wounded 13 at a South Side park last week, but police said neither is believed to have pulled the trigger. [Sun-Times]

2 Illinois link to mall attack

One of the al-Qaida-linked terrorists involved in the weekend attack on an upscale mall in Nairobi, Kenya, may be from Illinois. [Sun-Times]

3 Food trucks out of gas

Food trucks were touted as a streamlined way for restaurateurs to cash in on busy pockets of the city. Instead, operators say they’ve been steamrolled by layers of regulation and price pressure, not to mention the whole winter thing. [Grid]

4 Palos slayings

Charges were filed against Robert Danno and Jose Fernardo Martinez-Hernandez in the strangling deaths of Danno’s wife and her mother. The women’s bodies were found in the trunk of a burning car Saturday in a Palos Township forest preserve. [Sun-Times]

5 The city that settles

Mayor Emanuel has shelled out $169 million to settle lawsuits against the city — $77.4 million this year — nearly triple the amount paid during the last two years of former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s administration. [Sun-Times]

6 ADM to the Chi

Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland is looking to relocate its headquarters out of Decatur and Chicago is its top choice. A move could include 100 executives and add 100 tech jobs. [Sun-Times]

7 Bring your baby to work, and other benefits

Some of the most refreshing workplace perks are found not at a downtown tech startup, but at a freight company in Lake Zurich. Meet Carolyn Gable, CEO of New Age Transportation and the Women’s Business Development Center’s entrepreneur of the year. [Grid]

8 AOL founder ‘a big believer in Chicago’

Steve Case sees a big role for Chicago as tech entrepreneurship grows beyond Silicon Valley. The AOL founder, who’s an investor in Chicago-based BenchPrep, was in town for a talk at the 1871 startup incubator. [Grid]

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