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Georgia Homicide Suspect Charged in LSD Standoff

Georgia Homicide Suspect Charged in LSD Standoff

Police shut down Lake Shore Drive after a chase and standoff with a murder suspect. Lake Shore Drive Standoff Ends…

Comptroller Starts Paying Lawmakers

Comptroller Starts Paying Lawmakers

advertisement Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar’s office late Thursday began issuing paychecks to lawmakers for August and September, a spokesman confirmed. “Processing began on the two missed payrolls yesterday but it takes a little time for banks to get into accounts and make money available,”¬†Brad Hahn said in an email to NBC¬†Chicago.

Metra Hires First Hispanic Among New Board Members

Metra Hires First Hispanic Among New Board Members

advertisement Quinn Urges Task Force to Fix Metra The commission may be biting off more than it can chew. While Metra’s tribulations caused the committe to be formed, the co-chairman says she wants to reorganize, as she put it, the way mass transit is delivered in Chicago.

Addison Man Finds Winning Lottery Ticket in His Car

Addison Man Finds Winning Lottery Ticket in His Car

Illinois Lottery Giuseppe Anelli won $1 million with his winning ticket. advertisement Group of NJ Workers Win Powerball Jackpot One of the three winning Powerball tickets was purchased at the Acme in Little Egg Harbor Township.

Plan to Start Cremations at County Morgue Advances

Plan to Start Cremations at County Morgue Advances

advertisement A plan to cremate bodies at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office — rather than let them pile up — advanced Wednesday after aldermen advanced the measure. Morgue officials said cremations wouldn’t begin, however, until a policy is created and recommendations are received from the Medical Examiner Advisory Committee, which is made up of clergy, community leaders and funeral directors, among others.

Former Stroger Aide Guilty of Theft, Money Laundering

Former Stroger Aide Guilty of Theft, Money Laundering

Rich Hein, Sun-Times Carla Ogelsby advertisement A woman who worked as an aide for former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was found guilty Wednesday of using her position for financial gain. A judge ruled Carla Oglesby, 44, guilty of theft and money laundering, according to the Chicago Sun-Times , but she was cleared of organizing financial crimes and official misconduct.

Brookfield Zoo Welcomes Baby Snow Leopard

Brookfield Zoo Welcomes Baby Snow Leopard

Jim Schulz, Chicago Zoological Society A 2-month-old snow leopard cub born at Brookfield Zoo on June 13 is currently growing by leaps and bounds in an off-exhibit den with his mom, Sarani. Until the cub is 3 months old, he will remain there bonding with his mom before making his public debut in mid-September.

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Shooting Along Safe Passage Route

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Shooting Along Safe Passage Route

Police want to know who opened fire on a group of people in Uptown, Rob Elgas reports. 5 People Shot in Uptown, 1 Dead Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/news/local/5-People-Shot-in-Uptown,-1-Dead/220295231 Copy Close Embed this video var nbcLP={};nbcLP.aRandomNumber=Math.floor(Math.random()*10000);nbcLP.currentPageLoc=encodeURIComponent(window.location.href);nbcLP.currentSiteLoc=encodeURIComponent(window.location.host);nbcLP.defaultWidth=652;nbcLP.defaultHeight=367;nbcLP.cmsID=”220295231″;nbcLP.vidPid=”4oVIXiZ_63Kz”;nbcLP.vidSec=”news”;nbcLP.vidSubSec=”local”;nbcLP.vidFrame=document.getElementById(“nbcLP220295231″);nbcLP.vidFrame.style.border=”none”;nbcLP.vidFrame.width=nbcLP.defaultWidth;nbcLP.vidFrame.height=nbcLP.defaultHeight;nbcLP.vidFrame.scrolling=”no”;nbcLP.vidFrame.src=”http://www.nbcchicago.com/templates/nbc_partner_player?cmsID=”+nbcLP.cmsID+”&videoID=”+nbcLP.vidPid+”&width=”+nbcLP.defaultWidth+”&height=”+nbcLP.defaultHeight+”&sec=”+nbcLP.vidSec+”&subsec=”+nbcLP.vidSubSec+”&turl=”+nbcLP.currentSiteLoc+”&ourl=”+nbcLP.currentPageLoc+”&rand=”+nbcLP.aRandomNumber; Replay advertisement One man was killed and four others wounded in a Monday evening shooting near a church in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood where volunteers were serving dinner to the homeless.

Boy, 14, Drowns in McKinley Park Pool

Boy, 14, Drowns in McKinley Park Pool

advertisement A Brighton Park neighborhood teenager who frequented the McKinley Park pool apparently drowned in the place he’d spent so much time. “He would go to McKinley Park pool all the time, like all the kids in the neighborhood,” Sherry Hedge said of her nephew, Christopher Bowen.

Sheriff’s Office Hosts Bone Marrow Drive For Sergeant

Sheriff’s Office Hosts Bone Marrow Drive For Sergeant

advertisement The Cook County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday began hosting a bone marrow drive to help a veteran sergeant diagnosed last year with Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma. Sgt.

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