August 01, 2013

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Illinois medical marijuana to be legalized by Quinn signing | VIDEO
After months of keeping his decision-making close to the vest, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is set to sign legislation Thursday that will make the state the 20th in the nation to legalize marijuana for medical use.

Fashion Outlets Chicago mall now open in Rosemont | VIDEO
Fashion Outlets Chicago is now open -- and eager shoppers packed the mall, which brought more than 100 high-end outlet stores to the northwest suburbs.
Shootings down in July despite violent holiday weekend | VIDEO
Crime statistics are out for the month of July. They continue to show a decrease in violence in Chicago despite a violent start to the month.
Attempted kidnapping of woman reported on NW Side
Police are warning Northwest Side residents after a woman was followed and grabbed by a man Monday evening.
Man gets 57 years in car wash murder after tip dispute
A West Side man was sentenced to more than 50 years in prison Wednesday for gunning down a car wash employee who accused him of being a bad tipper.
US Senate marks 1-year of Wis. Sikh shooting
The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution in honor of the upcoming one-year anniversary of a shooting at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple.


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Ariel Castro: There was harmony in that home The man convicted of imprisoning three women in his Cleveland home for a decade while he repeatedly beat and raped them says he isn't a monster.

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