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Chicago, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Chicago, IL include 60668, 60607, and 60605. The median home price in Chicago is $232,900 which is roughly $142/per square foot. More Chicago information.

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5 min ago | Examiner.com

Chicago crime leaves 9 dead and at least 35 injured over Easter weekend

Chicago violence over the Easter weekend left nine people murdered and at least 35 persons injured, according to a Chicago Tribune report on Sunday night.

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5 min ago | Russia Taday

At least 9 dead, 32 injured in Chicago Easter weekend shootings

Nine people have been killed and a further 32 injured in weekend shootings in Chicago which started on Friday afternoon and lasted until Monday morning.

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5 min ago | Daily Mail

Six children amongst 45 people shot in Chicago over violent Easter weekend

A doting mom until the very end: Peaches' coffin - decorated with a heartbreaking drawing of her with her young family - arrives at church as mourners gather to pay their respects Runaway teenager hides in wheel well of jetliner and survives flying more than five hours by HIBERNATING from California to Hawaii after fleeing parents 'Why are they ... (more)

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1 hr ago | My FOX Chicago

Chicago police officers hurt in rollover crash

The officers were responding to a call and heading northbound in the 8800 block of South Jeffery Boulevard about 10:45 p.m. when a woman driving a silver sedan westbound on 89th Street collided with the police SUV in the intersection, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

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1 hr ago | Free Republic

Rahm Emanuel Lowers Murder Rate in Chicago… by Lying About It

Good news. Crime is down in Chicago . Walk the streets late at night. Carry your wallet in your back pocket.

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1 hr ago | New York Daily News

Shocking video shows woman barely escape as truck crashes into Chicago store

Marilyn McDaniel, 61, was nearly killed when an out-of-control truck smashed through the Farmers Food Basket on Friday - but she stepped away from the counter just in time.

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1 hr ago | www.chicagotribune.com | topmod12

No joke, Chicago is America's funniest city

Researchers hailed Chicagoans for their witty banter and observational humor, specifically citing the local penchant for poking fun at the brutal weather and the CTA.

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1 hr ago | www.chicagoreader.com | topmod12

Chicago decriminalized marijuana possession-but not for everyone

Two years after Chicago moved to reform its marijuana laws, a two-tiered system of justice remains firmly in place: while low-level pot possession has essentially been decriminalized for residents of affluent neighborhoods, others are routinely stopped and cuffed in an ongoing crackdown in poor, minority areas.

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1 hr ago | www.startribune.com | topmod12

Parents fatigued by kids' obsession with 'Frozen'

Parents fed up with the soundtrack of "Frozen," which seems to be stuck on repeat in their children's brains, might also not want to hear this advice from a music professor at Northwestern University, who regularly deals with unrelenting melodies.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Body of newborn boy found in Logan Square gangway

Chicago police investigators have launched a death investigation after the body of a newborn baby was found on the Northwest Side Saturday morning, officials said.

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CBS Local

Made In Chicago: Knitting Shop 'We'll Keep You in Stitches'

What started as a hobby has turned into a 45-year-old business for a Gold Coast woman, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.

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ABC7 Chicago

Chicago shootings: 7 dead, 22 hurt since Friday night

Seven people have been killed and at least 22 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.

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Chicago Reader

This week's Chicagoan: Heather Garry, corset maker

"First you have to figure out the basic silhouette you want to achieve. There's a huge difference between a Victorian corset and an Edwardian corset.

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Examiner.com

Chicago paranormal location like a type of Ghost Town to explore May 24th

A hidden Chicago paranormal location to explore and experience. It could be called the Chicago land areas only Ghost Town type of location and on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am, it will be a time of those with the same interest to explore this Joliet, IL location known as the Iron Works area.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Woman power - part four: Chicago's pioneers of the women's movement

Chicago has known some mischievous - or worse - women , but they are a tiny minority.

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