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Officer, teenage bystander wounded in Chicago shootout

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer was shot in the head during a shootout on the city’s Northwest Side that left a suspect dead and a teenage bystander wounded. Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said at a press conference that the 46-year-old officer was wounded Tuesday evening as police

Embattled Chicago prosecutor announces bid for reelection

CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor who came under harsh criticism when her office suddenly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett and is now the subject of a court-ordered investigation announced Tuesday she is running for reelection. In her news release saying she’s seeking the position

A Chicago woman accused in cut-from-womb case gives birth

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman charged in the death of a mother and the child cut from her womb has given birth. The Cook County Sheriff’s Department revealed Tuesday that 25-year-old Desiree Figueroa was taken from jail to give birth on Nov. 1 at Stroger Hospital. She is now back in Cook

AMA calls for total ban on all e-cigarette, vaping products

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices. The group adopted the sweeping stance at a policy-making meeting in San Diego. It aims to lobby for state and federal laws, regulations or legal action

Del Monte Plant Finds Buyer in Mendota

  MENDOTA – Del Monte announced Tuesday that they have found a buyer for the Mendota facility. The sale is expected to be completed in late 辽宁体彩网. The news was included in a stock holding report for the Philippines Stock Exchange. The buyer wasn’t specified, but Seneca Foods

LaSalle-Peru High School committee holds of on solar plans

LASALLE – LaSalle-Peru High School’s Building and Grounds committee is putting the breaks on a solar panel proposal, for now. Plans for the solar garden proposed at the high school’s sports complex included a $25,000 annual rental fee over 20 years. The original design and