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Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Despite Long Absence, Jackson Jr. Easily Wins Re-Election

Despite ongoing health problems that have kept him out of action for months – and a pair of investigations hanging over his head – Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. handily won re-election Tuesday against a trio of largely unknown challengers.

11/06/2012

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Seniors Furious After City Takes Money From Pensions To Pay Off Parking Tickets

Drivers who have unpaid parking tickets in Chicago have to worry about more than just having their state income tax refunds seized to pay off their debts; the city is also taking money out of some seniors’ pension checks.

WBBM Newsradio–03/27/2012

71st Street Bus Attack

Rider: Teens ‘Got On The Bus And Started Beating On People’

The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications has released the 911 tapes from a horrifying attack this month, in which four teenagers disabled a CTA bus and beat and robbed a passenger.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Anthony Williams (left) and Darius Love (right), both 17, were charged with beating a CTA bus driver on Jan. 21, 2012. Two 13-year-old boys were also charged as juveniles in the attack. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

4 Teens Charged With Beating On CTA Bus

Four teens — two of them 17 years old and two who are 13 — were arrested Saturday night shortly after they allegedly disabled a CTA bus and beat someone on board.

01/22/2012

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Minister Prays Outside Emanuel’s Office For End To Violence

A minister from south suburban Robbins and a member of his congregation prayed outside Mayor Emanuel’s office at noon today, asking for divine – and political – intervention to stop violence.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011