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Over 750 Chicago Murder Cases Are Still Pending DNA Analysis — Lawmakers Want To Know Why

Illinois has been notoriously bad at solving murders, the worst in the nation for the past two years.

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City Pushes To Improve Midway Plaisance ‘Swamp’ Land To Replace Parkland Lost To Obama Center

The city intends to upgrade the east end of Midway Plaisance as it tries to meet a federal requirement to replace Jackson Park land lost to the Obama Center.