Violent start to June: 10 shot in 4 hours in Chicago

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The month of June started off violent in Chicago with 10 people shot in less than four hours overnight.

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32 injured in Chicago train derailment

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Thirty-two people were injured — none seriously — when an eight-car Chicago Transit Authority train continued through the end of the platform and struck the escalators leading to the terminals at O’Hare International Airport early Monday morning.

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How the Chicago River got green for St. Patrick’s Day

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Watch the Chicago River go green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.

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Chicago River goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

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As per annual tradition, the Chicago River was dyed green Saturday — the spectacle’s 52nd year. 

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Jimmy Fallon takes icy plunge with Chicago mayor

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Brrr! “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon took part in a “polar plunge” in the icy waters of Lake Michigan Sunday – along with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. 

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Polar Vortex captured high above Chicago skies

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Pilot Hank Cain captured this image of a frozen Chicago while deadheading from Washington D.C. to the Windy City. Deadheading is the practice of ferrying airline crews to their next assignment.

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Boy, 3, among 13 victims shot near Chicago basketball court

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Thirteen people, including a 3-year-old boy, were wounded by a flurry of gunfire in a Chicago park late Thursday, the latest round in the city’s ongoing fight with gun violence.

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6-year-old girl shot in Chicago while at family memorial

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A 6-year-old girl remained in critical condition Saturday after she was seriously wounded in a shooting Friday night while at a vigil with her family in the Roseland neighborhood.

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12 dead, 60 wounded in Chicago holiday violence

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Twelve men were killed and at least 60 other people were wounded in shootings throughout Chicago during the holiday weekend, including eight people who were shot in a West Side attack Saturday.

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39 shot in wave of Chicago weekend violence

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Seven people were killed and at least 41 others were shot in violence that plagued Chicago over Father’s Day weekend.

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Lightning strikes the Willis Tower in Chicago

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Tornado watches and warnings stretched over the Midwest on Wednesday night as a massive storm system menaced the biggest cities of the Midwest, pushing tornadoes, extraordinary winds and heavy rain — and perhaps even a derecho, an explosive wind pattern that’s like a hurricane on land.

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Chicago vows to cut violence this summer

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A half-dozen people were shot and killed in Chicago over Memorial Day weekend. Despite the city’s downward trend in gun deaths, the number underscores the challenges officers face in the hot months ahead.

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6 dead, 17 wounded in holiday weekend violence

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With Memorial Day celebrations underway, Chicago’s violence has spiked as six people were killed and at least 17 others were injured in shootings across the city.

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Chicago school closings largest ever

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After months of heated argument Chicago’s school board has decided to close 49-elementary school and one high school—The biggest mass public school closing ever in this country. Now thousands of families are looking at the prospect of sending small children out of their neighborhoods to unfamiliar schools, something the city maintains, can’t be helped.

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Man Finds $4.85 Million Lotto Ticket in Cookie Jar

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A Chicago-area man is thankful he got caught with his hand in the cookie jar — it turned him into a millionaire.

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