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Judge Denies No-Contact Order For Teacher Against Student Who Allegedly Posted Online Threats

Judge Denies No-Contact Order For Teacher Against Student Who Allegedly Posted Online Threats

A southwest suburban Chicago teacher’s no-contact order against a student who she says threatened her life on social media was denied Friday. Lacking an attorney, Plainfield Central High School teacher Nickey Walker was unable to show the student’s Twitter posts in court due to not being able to prove the account belongs to the student.

North Park Business Sues Couple For Negative Review

North Park Business Sues Couple For Negative Review

A North Park neighborhood business is suing a husband and wife for writing a negative review on Yelp, accusing the couple of libel. Zwick Window Shade Co., 3336 W.

Mother Denied Life-Saving Medical Device by Insurance

Mother Denied Life-Saving Medical Device by Insurance

A suburban mother living with Type 1 Diabetes said she is being denied a potentially life-saving medical device by her insurance provider. NBC Chicago’s Chris Coffey investigates.

Ald. Deb Mell Avoids Runoff by Mere Two Votes

Ald. Deb Mell Avoids Runoff by Mere Two Votes

Deb Mell takes the oath of office to join the Chicago City Council, taking over for her father, Dick Mell, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The notion that every vote counts rang true for Northwest Side Ald.

Fire Officials: Man Killed in Crash on South Side

Fire Officials: Man Killed in Crash on South Side

A man in a stolen car was killed in a crash with a semi truck Friday afternoon in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said. (Published Friday, Feb 27, 2015) A man in a stolen car was killed in a crash with a semi truck Friday afternoon in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.

New Loews Chicago Hotel Opens Monday

New Loews Chicago Hotel Opens Monday

The new Streeterville hotel is inspired by a poem. NBC Chicago’s LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Teen Charged in Mom’s Bali Murder is Suicidal

Teen Charged in Mom’s Bali Murder is Suicidal

There is a new concern about the pregnant Chicago teenager accused of killing her mother at a posh resort in Bali. NBC Chicago’s Chris Coffey reports.

Suburban Man Provided Fatal Dose of ‘"SASS" to Woman

Suburban Man Provided Fatal Dose of ‘"SASS" to Woman

Jacob D. Mazzuca, 21, of Ingleside was arrested by the Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit after a warrant was issued for his arrest, a statement from the sheriff’s office said.

More Snow, Cold Head for Chicago

More Snow, Cold Head for Chicago

Steady snow will fall Sunday with areas south of the I-80 and in northwest Indiana expecting 4 to 6 inches. Chicagoans …

Garcia Opposes Using Park Land For Obama Library

Garcia Opposes Using Park Land For Obama Library

Chicago’s mayoral candidates have already sparred on their different opinions regarding education and public safety, but a new issue popped into the campaign conversation when Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia expressed his opposition to having President Barack Obama’s presidential library placed on park land. Garcia reportedly made his comments on Thursday to the Chicago Sun-Times, placing another wedge between him and incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who supports having the library, museum and academic center placed in either Washington or Jackson parks if the University of Chicago wins the bidding process.

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