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Crime Lab’s Huge DNA Backlog Could Take 5 Years To Clear — Even With More Scientists, State Police Say

“I deserve the closure to know that they at least attempted to solve the murder," a mother of a murder victim testified at a hearing Monday.

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You Can Still Help Light Up King Drive This Holiday Season — Here’s How

“A lot of times on those blocks there’s a lot of blue [police] lights flashing, but we want the kids on those blocks to see some blue holiday lights."

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Chance The Rapper’s New Chicagoist Video Shines Light On City’s Young, Progressive Aldermanic Candidates

"Young people face obstacles for the most basic things, let alone run for office," said Rossana Rodriguez, who is running in the 33rd ward.

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‘Positively Melanin,’ Born From An Obama Foundation Project, Helps Young Black Professionals Find Mentors

Through Positively Melanin young professionals of color will have access to an online community of mentors.

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Chicago Could Get As Hot As Phoenix By 2070, New White House Climate Report Warns

Climate change is expected to prove deadly for Chicagoans, according to the White House's National Climate Assessment.

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South Side Voters Will Get A (Non-Binding) Vote On Whether Obama Center Needs A Community Benefits Agreement

The CBA would mandate 30 percent of all new and rehabilitated housing to be set aside for low- and moderate-income Chicagoans.

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Be Safe Shoveling: Snow Pounding Chicago Is Wet And Heavy As Heck, Increasing Health Risk

Chicagoans have to shovel their sidewalks, but this "very heavy" snow could prove dangerous.

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Curious About The Small Plane Circling Overhead Recently? It’s Researching City’s Construction Boom

No, that plane flying over Chicago isn't Big Brother — it's Big Real Estate Data.

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South Shore Artists, Businesses Shine During CONNECT, Popping Up On 71st Street This Weekend

After a successful fest in Hyde Park, the Silver Room's Eric Williams was asked to bring the event to South Shore.