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Video shows Boys Town stabbing attack

Police are investigating a weekend stabbing in Boys Town. Witnesses videotaped a group of more than ten people beating a man, who was stabbed twice in the melee. (Tribune) Cicero’s town president Larry Dominick is accused of slurring Latinos, according to a new federal lawsuit. Cicero’s population is more than 70 percent Latino. (Sun-Times) The […]

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Mayor Emanuel will be watching you, always

The city’s network of cameras — already the nation’s biggest — is expanding. (Sun-Times) Here’s what happened when a Sun-Times reporter witnessed a shooting at a memorial for a victim. (Sun-Times) Lewis Jordan, head of the Chicago Housing Authority, resigned yesterday after reports that he used his city-issued credit cards on expensive dinners and gifts […]

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Call him Professor Daley

Mayor Daley is going back to college, taking a public policy post at the University of Chicago. (Tribune) The international community is watching the Chicago-based trial of Tahawwur Rana, a local man accused of helping orchestrate the 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai. (Tribune) More severe weather like the tornado that killed more than 100 people […]

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Now what, Mayor Emanuel?

Mayor Emanuel’s inauguration had two obvious themes: diversity and change. (Sun-Times) The new mayor wasted no time in getting to work, signing six executive orders pertaining to ethics. (Sun-Times) As the new mayor criticized the results of the old mayor’s reign — with the old mayor sitting right behind him — the question remains, can […]