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Blame Game Continues Over Released Accused Murderer

CHICAGO (CBS) — A week has passed since a 29-year-old accused murderer was mistakenly given his freedom. The Cook County Sheriff and the Illinois Department of Corrections are continuing to point fingers of blame at each other… 193 more words

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Foxx: Some Nonviolent Cook County Inmates Might Get Out Of Jail Free

CHICAGO (CBS) — A few dozen inmates who remain locked up in Cook County Jail because they’re too poor to post their relatively low bonds may be out soon under a new program State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced for indigent, nonviolent offenders Wednesday. 389 more words

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Suspected killer mistakenly released from custody

CHICAGO — Police are searching for a murder suspect who was mistakenly released from state custody in an apparent case of miscommunication, Illinois officials said Monday. 183 more words

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Off-Duty Cook County Sheriff’s Officer Among 3 Shot In Gold Coast

CHICAGO (CBS) — An off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer working security at a Gold Coast bar was among three men shot in a fight near a parking garage early Saturday on the Near North Side. 288 more words

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CN January 19 2017

Our guest this week runs a mental health institution so vast that it’s been called the largest in the country.

He also runs a pretty significant job training operation, a substance abuse clinic, an anti-violence effort, and he’s a major health-care consultant, channeling tens of thousands of Chicagoans into the Affordable Care Act. 1,119 more words

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Backpage Executives Decline To Testify On Child Sex Trafficking Report

CHICAGO (CBS) — Backpage.com took down its adult advertising section this week, and officials declined to testify before a U.S. Senate subcommittee, in the face of a blistering report accusing the website of facilitating child sex trafficking. 587 more words

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Backpage.com Shuts Down ‘Adult’ Ads After Senate Committee Report

CHICAGO (CBS) — The owners of Backpage.com on Monday shut down the “adult” section on the online-classified advertising site, just hours after a U.S. Senate committee released a report that found the site knowingly aided users in posting ads for prostitution and child sex trafficking. 486 more words

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