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State Sen. Donne Trotter leaves the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after being released on $25,000 bond on Dec. 6, 2012, on a charge of trying to bring a gun onto a plane at O'Hare International Airport the day before. (Credit: CBS)

State Sen. Donne Trotter Pleads Guilty To Bringing Gun To O’Hare

State Sen. Donne Trotter was sentenced to one year of court supervision Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless conduct for trying to bring a gun onto an airplane at O’Hare, the Sun-Times is reporting.

04/24/2013

Illinois State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton. (Credit: ilga.gov)

Chicago Man Accused Of Threatening Lawmaker Over Comments On Gay Marriage

A felony arrest warrant has been issued for a Chicago man accused of threatening a state representative over her controversial comments about same-sex marriages.

03/26/2013

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Two Gage Park High Students Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Classmate

The boys, 15 and 16, touched the girl’s breasts, buttocks and tired to slip their hands into her pants, police said.

02/27/2013

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Wilmette Cop Gets Probation For Stealing Cash From DUI Suspect

A north suburban police officer was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to theft for ordering a DUI suspect to pay an unnecessary cash bond.

11/14/2012

David Skeberdis, 57, checks a cage of birds he removed from his house in Aurora. Officials estimated there are 300 birds inside his home, which has been declared a nuisance due to high mold levels from the bird feces and piles of trash inside. (Credit: CBS)

Aurora Bird Hoarder Charged With Misdemeanor Offense

The Class-B misdemeanor of “companion animal hoarding” carries a potential jail sentence of up to six months and $1,500 in fines, Aurora officials say.

11/06/2012

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Mayor Seeks To Tweak Gun Ordinance In Wake Of Court Ruling

Updated 06/25/12 – 1:46 p.m. CHICAGO (CBS) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel will seek to revise the city’s gun control ordinance, after a federal judge ruled part of the 2010 law is unconstitutional. The mayor said […]

06/25/2012

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Federal Judge Tosses Part Of Chicago’s Gun Ordinance

A federal judge has thrown out part of the city’s gun law, finding a section of the ordinance is too vague and unconstitutional.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

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3 Teens Charged With Sex Abuse Of Lincoln Park High Student

Three teenage boys stand accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl to perform a sex act on them in a stairwell at Lincoln Park High School.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

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Police: Man Poured Boiling Water On Dog For Peeing On Floor

An East Pilsen neighborhood man faces animal cruelty charges, after police say he threw boiling water on his dog because the animal urinated on the floor.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

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Peapod Driver Charged With Attacking Woman In South Loop Home

A Peapod grocery delivery driver from the Northwest Side has been charged with battery, after a customer accused him of sexual assault at her South Loop home.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

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Woman Charged With Beating Elderly Relative

A south suburban woman has been charged with repeatedly beating an elderly relative who she was living with in unsanitary conditions, the Cook County Sheriff’s office announced Saturday.

04/23/2011