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Brian Sleet Could Have Left Chicago For Big Bucks Or The ‘Burbs — But He’d Never Think Of It, Dad Says As Community Mourns

"He loved the challenge of helping people do the improbable or the impossible," Marion Sleet said of his son.

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Cook County Takes Steps to Erase Its Regional Gang Database

Commissioners are set to pass a law banning the database and requiring it to be destroyed.

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report, Will Have To Surrender To Cops

Once considered a victim in a racist attack in Streeterville, the "Empire" star is now facing a felony charge.

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Steve Madden Closing Its Wicker Park Store (Which Means Boots Are $20)

The shoe shop has called the 1553 N. Milwaukee Ave. storefront home for roughly a decade.