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'There is no danger,' ex-cop tells judge in letter from jail Steven Mandell may have been convicted of plotting to torture, murder and dismember a businessman, but he wants the judge who oversaw his trial to know he wouldn't hurt a fly.
Chicago Tribune | 16 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Baby Horned Owl Rescued In McHenry County A baby Great Horned Owl that apparently fell out of its nest in McHenry County is now safe, thanks to a police officer in the village of Bull Valley. | 16 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Shedd Names Baby Penguin “Ruggles” Ruggles hatched June 12, 2013, to parents Drake and Magdalena, according to a statement from Shedd. She weighed only 75 grams at birth, but now weighs 4.9 pounds. | 16 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
When Chicago spent its pension money on the mayor's pet projects As mayor, Richard M. Daley spent hundreds of millions of dollars on unnecessary pet projects—and Emanuel seems to have the same bad habit. by Ben Joravsky As we all prepare for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed property tax hike to pay off billions of dolla
Chicago Reader | 16 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Feds: Rep. Derrick Smith admits to FBI he screwed up over bribe In the two years since he was indicted on bribery charges, State Rep. Derrick Smith has defiantly maintained his innocence in public.But within hours of his arrest in March 2012, the West Side Democrat admitted to FBI agents that he f - - - ed up when he
Chicago Sun Times | 17 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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City Touts Decline In Teen Smoking Fewer than 11 percent of Chicago high school students reported smoking last year. | 17 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Are there five good things about the Cubs so far? Only an incurable optimist could find five reasons to be hopeful about the Cubs based on their play the first two weeks this season. But I'm willing to try.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Chicago Reader | 17 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Blackhawks Have 4th-Best Odds To Win Stanley Cup The Bruins are the odds-on favorite to win the Cup. | 17 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Amazing Map Shows Where Nobody Lives In Chicago Area There are a lot of spaces across Chicagoland where nobody lives, according to the U.S. Census. | 17 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Boston bombing anniversary marked with somber ceremonies Boston marked the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 264, on Tuesday with a memorial service.
Chicago Tribune | 17 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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