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Drug dealer held accountable in Chicago cop’s murder, gets 35 years in prison

U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow found that it was “very likely” that Jason Austin gunned down Det. Robert Soto and Soto’s friend, Kathryn Romberg, in a case of mistaken identity in August 2008.


Amid controversy, Emanuel drops plan to name school after Obama

Determined to resurrect his plummeting support among African-American voters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is dropping plans to name a new, $60 million selective enrollment high school on the Near North Side after his former boss, President Barack Obama.

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      Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art hosts retrospective of David Bowie’s extraordinary career, life

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      David Bowie, the golden boy who is now 67, has been a central figure in the pop culture universe of his time. A groundbreaking MCA Read More