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Treasurer Kurt Summers Wants $57 Million To Go To Violence PreventionA Chicago alderman is proposing to use $25 million in extra city investment income to keep the streets less violent this summer.
Rahm Says Thompson Center Sale "Shouldn't Be This Tough," Blames GovernorMayor Rahm Emanuel suggested Gov. Bruce Rauner is making almost everything difficult in Springfield, including efforts to sell the James R. Thompson Center, which now houses state offices in Chicago.
Comptroller Mendoza Appeals Ruling Ordering Lawmaker PayThe Illinois comptroller has appealed a Cook County judge's ruling that state lawmakers must be paid on time despite their failure to pass a budget.


4 Shot In Restaurant In South ShoreChicago Police responded to three people shot while inside a restaurant on the 2700 block of E. 75th St. in the South Shore neighborhood.
Pregnant Woman Shot To Death In South ShorePatrice Calvin was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head in an apartment, according to Chicago Police.
Uptown Men's Shelter Holds Open House After Financial StruggleThe Uptown Men's Shelter held Thursday an open house after running short on money and almost closing late last year.

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