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Hero Kid, 4, Calls 9-1-1 When Her Mother Has Asthma Attack

(CBS) — She’s a hero, and now she has proof.

The Chicago Police Department on Wednesday honored 4-year-old Aria Koval with an honorary commendation.

Earlier this month, her mother had a severe asthma attack and passed out. 68 more words


New City Ordinance Would Allow Some Younger Adults To Serve Alcohol

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago aldermen have given preliminary approval for an ordinance that would allow some young adults under the drinking age to be able to sell alcohol at some places with liquor licenses. 122 more words


Family Of Girl Victimized On Facebook Live Is Receiving Threats: Community Activist

CHICAGO (CBS) — As Chicago police question people about the apparent assault of a 15-year-old Lawndale girl — broadcast on Facebook Live — the girl’s family says they’ve received threats. 131 more words


Community Groups Continues Conversation And Concerns With CPD Accountability

CHICAGO (CBS) — Community groups said they are counting on the Emanuel Administration to heed their calls for more citizen involvement in Police Reform Oversight. 284 more words


Chicago Teachers Union Considering One-Day Strike

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Public School threat to close schools early over a lack of funding brought protesters to the Board of Education headquarters in the Loop Wednesday morning. 211 more words


Mother, Baby Rescued After Driving Into Kishwaukee River

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Belvedere police officers are credited with saving the lives of a woman and her one-year-old baby after their car went into the Kishwaukee river. 112 more words


Park Forest Police Department Created A 'Mean Tweets' Video

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Park Forest Police Department decided to do its own take on late night comic Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Mean Tweets’ segments.

Park Forest Deputy Police Chief Christopher Mannino came up with the idea while putting together a lesson on social media for local police chiefs. 260 more words