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July 17, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Mayor Lori Lightfoot made the announcement Wednesday, saying a consultant will study the economic feasibility of each site. It's possible that a casino won't be placed at any of the sites, which are on the city's South and West sides.
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FILE - In this June 26, 2019, file photo, Musician R. Kelly departs from the Leighton Criminal Court building after a status hearing in his criminal sexual abuse trial in Chicago. Fighting federal child sex crime charges is already proving to be a different experience for Kelly than when he successfully fought child pornography charges in state court. A judge ordered him held in federal custody without bond Tuesday, instead of releasing him on bond as before his 2008 trial. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File)
July 17, 2019 - 2:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The difference between R. Kelly's life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the R&B singer turned and slowly walked out of court. Each step Tuesday was cut shorter than normal...
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CPD, CFD Take Part In 20th Annual Charity Baseball Game
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Jim Gudas
July 17, 2019 - 8:34 am
The Chicago Police and Fire Department baseball teams squared off Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field in their 20th annual charity game to raise money for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and the Chicago Fire Gold Badge Society, which provide assistance to the families of fallen first...
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