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Ed Burke trial: Co-defendants in spotlight as Burger …

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Federal prosecutors in the Ed Burke trial are wrapping up presentations of evidence in the alleged Burger King “shakedown” scheme. WGN's Mike Lowe reports on the story.

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Family, friends ‘outraged’ after mother shot dead …

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Family and friends are “outraged” after a mother of three was shot and killed by Morris police responding to a mental health call in late September. WGN News obtained the body cam footage of the incident.

Logan Square resident faces eviction over display …

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Controversy is brewing over a flag flying outside of a Northwest Side apartment that could lead to a woman's eviction if she doesn't remove the flag, or the property manager doesn't rescind their eviction notice. WGN's Kelly Davis reports on the story.

Chicago City Council discusses ordinance meant to …

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The Chicago City Council is reacting to the surge of hate crimes across the city and state with a proposed ordinance meant to make it easier to report and track how often they are happening.

Medical Watch: Health warnings for highly caffeinated …

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Dr. Nick Cozzi of Rush University Medical Center talks with WGN's Ben Bradley about health concerns over highly caffeinated drinks. A second lawsuit has been filed against the fast-casual chain Panera Bread after a man in Florida died after drinking the chain's highly caffeinated "Charged Lemonade" beverage.

CosMc’s opens in Bolingbrook on Friday

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The first CosMc's location opens Friday in Bolingbrook, near the intersection of Boughton and Weber roads.

The alcohol Illinois orders the most: report

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During the warmer months, you may have found yourself out to eat. Maybe you even sat on the patio, enjoying the warm moments before they faded into the chill of winter.


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