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The Chicago Police Department uses a closed elementary school to train with their dogs. (CBS)

Police Dog Killed Responding To Robbery In Central Illinois

A canine police officer from the central Illinois town of Peru was killed last night while responding to a call, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.


Liese Ricketts. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Area Woman Robbed In Peru And Lives To Tell Her Story

Liese Ricketts was debuting a Peruvian artwork collection in Arequipa, Peru back in March when she hailed a cab with a friend and was attacked by 4 masked men.


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Fire Destroys Landmark Former Ill. Clock Factory

A fire at a massive former clock factory that police say was deliberately lit provided an eerie backdrop for a northern Illinois city’s New Year’s celebrations, and despite the efforts of firefighters from throughout the area, the city landmark was destroyed.