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Defendant in Joliet double-murder waives right to jury trial

A defendant in a grisly double-murder in Joliet has waived his right to a jury trial. Joshua Miner is accused of killing Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins, both 22, in January 2013. His trial in front of a judge is expected to begin Tuesday.

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Troubled UNO asks former Emanuel aides for help

THE WATCHDOGS: The clout-heavy United Neighborhood Organization — facing federal scrutiny and a power struggle that threatens its funding — has brought in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former communications director and two lawyers who helped keep Emanuel on the ballot in 2011.

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