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More bad outcomes of dropped charges.

It’s too easy to read into this as an abdication of duty by prosecutors. Maybe they should get more benefit of the doubt? Maybe not. “Prosecutors wouldn’t charge him with shooting 2 women, so CPD overrode their decision. Prosecutors drop […]

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Plum Market forced out of space to make way for Dom’s.

“The owner of Plum Market, an independent grocery store along Wells Street in Old Town, claims the business is being pushed out of the neighborhood after a “back-door agreement” was made between its landlord and incoming grocery store Dom’s Kitchen […]

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Humboldt Park’s lagoon makes the news again.

In 2019, Chicagoans learned of an alligator living in the lagoon. He became known as Chance the Snapper. Now someone fished a 72-pound carp out of the water! I hope he was using lures from Chicago’s Mystery Tackle Box. | learn more

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Vienna Beef’s Top Dog.

“[Stephanie] Esposito, of the Southwest Side, visited 367 hot dog stands in just five weeks to win Vienna Beef’s Hot Dog Stand Challenge. The second- and third-place winners — sisters Karen Buralli and Rose Lamont — also ate at all […]