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Mike Krauser
February 23, 2018 - 11:17 am
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — The Chicago Police Department is expanding the use of license plate recognition technology to allow officers to spot vehicles that were reported stolen or are flagged in law enforcement systems. Police said several dozens squad cars, as well as pod cameras, are receiving...
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Lisa Fielding
February 23, 2018 - 9:35 am
Chicago’s so-called “dibs” has become tradition anytime it snows, with people using anything from dollhouses to vacuum cleaners to Mary and Joseph statues to save the parking spots they’ve shoveled.
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Steve Miller
February 23, 2018 - 9:27 am
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Priests and nuns and others connected with the Chicago Archdiocese say about 80 people have signed up to fast – for at least part of the 40 days of Lent — as a show of support for the Dreamers. “I’m receiving the Eucharist every day and drinking Powerade and Vitamin Water...
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Lisa Fielding
February 23, 2018 - 9:15 am
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — If you were walking downtown on Monday, you might have done a double take as “Big Lincoln” walked down the Mag Mile and State Street. “It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 209th birthday today, so we’re celebrating and making the rounds in Chicago,” said Cory Jobe, Director, Illinois...
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