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State Government's Deadbeat Status Nearly Results In Death Of Baby BoyA state employee told an Illinois House panel that her baby’s oxygen tank was almost repossessed because Illinois government had not paid the bill. WBBM's Dave Dahl reports.
Illinois Judge Rules In Favor Of Lawmakers Seeking PayIllinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza says she'll comply with the order but would ask her lawyers to appeal the judge's ruling.
Cook County Delays Vote On $36M Contract To Upgrade Court ComputersCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is sticking with a plan to have a Texas company upgrade outdated court computer systems, despite some questions.

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Man Shot In Washington Park ApartmentAbout 1:45 a.m., the gunman went into the 27-year-old victim’s apartment in the 5200 block of South Michigan and shot him in the left leg, according to Chicago Police.
More Than 50 Charged In Drug Raids Targeting West SideMore than 50 people are facing federal or state charges for their roles in selling heroin and cocaine on the West Side, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
7 People Shot Across Chicago On ThursdayThe latest attack happened about 11:30 p.m. in the Eden Green neighborhood on the Far South Side, where a 42-year-old man was walking in the 13300 block of South Indiana when a gunman opened fire from a parking lot nearby, according to Chicago Police. A bullet grazed his leg and he declined treatment.

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