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Boy, 3, dies after aunt pushes him off Lake Michigan pier

CHICAGO, Illinois — A 3-year-old boy has died, one week after law-enforcement authorities say he was pushed off a pier into Lake Michigan by his aunt, who then did nothing to help him. Josiah Brown had been in grave condition since he was pulled from the lake near Navy...
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Rise in CPD murder clearance rate bolstered by dead suspects, data show

CHICAGO — Detectives bolstered the Chicago Police Department’s murder clearance rate last year by more frequently blaming killings on suspects who were already dead, a WGN Investigates analysis of police data found. CPD Supt. David Brown said the department’s clearance rate reached 50% in 2021 — the highest in a single year in two decades. The […]
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Chicago chefs unite to raise money for Puerto Rico

Chef Cely Rodriguez of the Jibarito Stop in Pilsen joins Lisa Dent on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss the Chicago Chefs Cook for Puerto Rico fundraiser for Hurricane Fiona relief efforts. Follow Your Favorite Chicago’s Afternoon News Personalities on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka
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1 shot, officer injured in Chicago police facility incident

One person was shot and a Chicago police officer was wounded Monday during an incident inside a police facility on the city's West Side, officials said.Shots were fired shortly before noon at the building in Homan Square, police spokesman Tom Ahern told WGN-TV.The officer was taken to Sinai Hospital in stable condition, according to the Chicago Fire Department. He was not shot.The other person was taken to another hospital in critical condition with at least one gunshot wound.The West Side police facility houses the department’s Evidence and Recovered Property Section, WGN reported. Police were preparing to brief reporters on the incident Monday afternoon. Read More Mourners warned of overnight queues to view Queen’s coffin - live
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