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  1. Fitzgerald Floated for Top Attorney General SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Patrick Fitzgerald will leave office with a trail of political scalps and plenty of politicians who have been looking over their shoulders for more than a decade. Phil Rogers reports.

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  2. I've Been in an Accident, Is Anyone Listening?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    He was trapped inside his 2013 BMW sedan in the outbound I-90 lanes near Fullerton, the airbag exploded and his cell phone had been thrown out of his reach during the impact-he says he counted on his in-car emergency assist service to call 911 for him. He says that service let him down.

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  3. Man Charged in Bedford Park Hostage SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports. A Chicago man has been charged with kidnapping following a hostage situation and police standoff on Cicero Avenue in southwest suburban Bedford Park.

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  4. Archbishop-Designate Cupich Returns to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports. There's lots of questions surrounding the incoming Archbishop of the Chicago Archdiocese, not the least of which will be where he will live.

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  5. Critics Call City's Speed Cameras UnfairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    New speed cameras in Chicago may be causing drivers to slow down, but some argue the city's cameras are unfair no matter what the video shows. Casandra Walker said she never received a speeding ticket in all the years she took West Peterson Avenue to work.

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  6. Opinion: How Rahm Failed on Obama High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Here in Democratic Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's pitch to name a brand-new North Side high school after hometown hero Barack Obama - an otherwise winning concept - was instead greeted with scorn rather than celebration as critics wondered why City Hall overlooked the South Side, where the First Family has a home. Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett signed off on the idea months ago, unveiling splashy plans to open Barack Obama College Preparatory High School , a $60 million top-tier institution near Skinner North Classical School in the Old Town neighborhood, circa 2017.

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  7. Chicago Cop Dismissed After Pulling Gun on CabbieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    A Chicago police detective convicted of a crime is fighting to keep his job. A jury convicted John Killackey of assaulting a cab driver and refusing to pay the fare.

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  8. Nick Wallenda Discusses Chicago Tightrope WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports. The "King of the Highwire" says his upcoming tightrope walk over the city of Chicago will be his most challenging ever.

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  9. Victims Still Fear Convicted CyberstalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    A Lincoln Park man is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for a variety of crimes that include cyberstalking and residential theft, but even though he could be facing prison time, the criminal's victims still fear retribution. Jicheng "Kevin" Liu was convicted of felony cyberstalking and theft and could face up to 14 years in prison for his crimes.

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  10. Apple Maps Abruptly Renames Stony Island Avenue After Bishop Arthur BrazierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Some Chicago aldermen are raising eyebrows over the revelation that Apple's iPhone maps app has abruptly re-named a major South Side thoroughfare without government-and-community consent. Do a search on your iPhone and you'll see that the stretch known as Stony Island Avenue now goes by Bishop Arthur Brazier Avenue - which also happens to be a name recently suggested by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to honor Arthur Brazier, a preacher and civil rights activist who died in 2010.

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  11. Uber Recruits A-List Lobbyists to Buy Influence in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Beside recruiting President Barack Obama's former adviser David Plouffe to lead its policy branch, Uber has brought on a small army of lobbyists to tackle political issues on the state level - and here in Illinois, the fast-rising start-up is prepared to spend a lot of cash to defeat the traditional taxicab industry. Crain's Chicago Business reports that Uber, eyeing Chicago domination, has lined up an A-list lobby team including Gov. Pat Quinn's ex-Chief of Staff Jack Lavin and the firm Fletcher O'Brien Kasper & Nottage, which counts attorney Mike Kasper as a partner.

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  12. Chicago Named Second Best U.S. City for CyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    A new list released in the October edition of Bicycling Magazine ranks Chicago second of the 50 most bike-friendly cities in the country. New York City ranked first.

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  13. Protesters Detained in Chicago Minimum Wage RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC Chicago's Michelle Relerford reports at 6:30 a.m. Nineteen protesters were detained and cited Thursday morning after blocking an intersection on Chicago's south side in a continued fight for an increased minimum wage. The assembly at West 87th and South State streets was among about 150 such protests planned around the nation .

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  14. Crew Runs the World One Step at a TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Mike Adamle speaks with Nike master trainer Emily Hutchins about training methods designed to fight gravity on the latter end of your marathon race.

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  15. Mo'ne Davis Celebrates With JRW in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Rob Elgas reports. Philadelphia's female pitching phenom Mo'ne Davis arrived in Chicago Friday night for a series of events with the U.S. champion Jackie Robinson West team.

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  16. Amorous Gay Couple Allegedly Kicked From Cab Files SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports. A gay Chicago couple is continuing their fight against a cab company after they claim a driver tried to kick them out of his taxi for kissing in the backseat.

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  17. Renovation Street Closures Kick in Around Wrigley FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Crews shut down Sheffield Avenue between Addison and Waveland Wednesday -- one day ahead of schedule -- and began work on the first phase of the project.

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  18. Hot Doug's to Be Inducted Into Hot Dog Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Chicago might be known for its hot dogs, but one of the city's famous hot dog restaurants is set to close its doors.

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  19. Jackie Robinson West Returns to Chicago MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Though they lost 8-4 Sunday to South Korea in the World Series game, they remain U.S. champions after powering past Las Vegas in Saturday's big win, and the city can't wait to celebrate.

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  20. Rauner Once Called Quinn an 'Extraordinary' LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    At first I thought the Sun-Times ' headline was an Onion -style parody. Then I watched the video .

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