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Apartments burglarized in South Shore: police

Four apartments were burglarized in December and January in South Shore on the South Side. In each incident, someone entered apartments through windows or rear doors and stole property from therein, according to a community alert from Chicago police. The burglaries happened: Between 3:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., between Dec. 27 and Jan. 3, in […]

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Residential burglaries reported in Gresham: police

Chicago police are warning of three residential burglaries reported in January in Gresham on the South Side. In each incident, someone breaks into residences through an opened window or side door, Chicago police said in a community alert. Once inside they stole vehicle keys, then the vehicle and in one incident they stole photography equipment. […]

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China steps up efforts to control new coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING — A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, authorities said Tuesday, as more places stepped up medical screening of travelers from the country as it enters its busiest travel period. The increased control measures followed a sharp rise in the number of infections to more than 200 […]

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2020 Jean Banchet Awards celebrate Chicago’s culinary scene

The 2020 Jean Banchet Awards, celebrating Chicago’s world-renown culinary scene, were handed out Sunday night at Venue Six10 where 400 food industry experts gathered to honor the achievements of chefs, restaurateurs, designers and more. Top honors went to the husband-and-wife team of Anna and David Posey of Elske, who received the award for chef of […]

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Oakbrook Terrace mayor resigns amid federal probe involving red-light cameras

Oakbrook Terrace Mayor Tony Ragucci resigned Friday amid a federal corruption probe involving a red-light camera company, reports say. According to the Chicago Tribune, Ragucci submitted his resignation Friday after the paper reported he sent $30,000 from his campaign fund to a lawyer who represented him in the probe. Ragucci, along with several elected officials […]

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