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Exonerated Chicago Heights Man Walks Free After 20 Years In Prison

(CBS) — A 49-year-old Chicago Heights man who spent twenty years in prison after, he claims, he was framed by police for murder, is nearing the end of a long legal journey following his acquittal in a jury trial, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser. 167 more words


Daley Excused From Testifying In Park Grill Lawsuit

By Todd Feurer

CHICAGO (CBS) – Former Mayor Richard M. Daley will not have to testify in open court in connection to the Emanuel administration’s effort to break a long-term deal with the operators of the restaurant at Millennium Park. 367 more words


Watchdog Criticizes CPS Budget For Using One-Time Accounting Measure To Fill Deficit

(CBS) – The Chicago School Board is considering budget with a one-time bump, which gets it by this year but not next according to the fiscal watchdog the Civic Federation. 166 more words


City To Offer 9,000 People New Chance To Contest Red Light Camera Tickets

CHICAGO (CBS) – In the wake of a Chicago Tribune investigation that questioned several unexplained spikes in red light camera tickets since 2007, city officials said they’ll offer anyone who got a ticket during one of those spikes another shot at disputing the citation and getting a refund for the $100 fine. 557 more words


Successful Kickstarter Campaign To Bring Antioch Theatre Back To Life

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Antioch Theatre will live on, after being on the brink of being closed for good.

Tim Downey began a Kickstarter online fundraiser… 279 more words


Wagusepack: Mayor 'Needs To Take The Lead' On Red Light Camera Problems

CHICAGO (CBS) – A frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel was applauding his actions, if not his words, in the wake of a Chicago Tribune report finding thousands of erroneous red light tickets might have been issued during mysterious spikes in citations. 392 more words


Choppy Conditions On Lake Prompt Beach Hazard Alert

Updated 07/23/14 – 12:21 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – Anyone considering a visit to the beach on Wednesday might want to avoid going for a swim; and not just because the lake is so cold and the weather is unusually brisk for July. 228 more words