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Sentencing changed to July 1 for Jesse Jackson Jr.

    In one of his first public appearances since taking leave from Congress last year, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was at his father's, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rainbow PUSH headquarters Saturday April 13, 2013. Jackson Jr. did not speak but his lawyer C.K. Hoffler, pictured, made remarks on his behalf. Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Chicago

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    Ill. lawmaker gets community service in gun case

      Illinois state Sen. Donne Trotter (AP Photo/John Smierciak, File)

      An Illinois state senator accused of trying to board a Washington, D.C.-bound flight with a gun pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Wednesday and was sentenced to community service.

      A judge sentenced Donne Trotter to 60 hours of community service and a year of court supervision for the

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      White Sox top Rays, 5-2 at U.S. Cellular Field

        Chicago White Sox's Jeff Keppinger (7) celebrates with teammate Alexei Ramirez (10), after scoring on a Paul Konerko single against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

        Chris Sale pitching at home and Adam Dunn starting to swing better added up to a win for the

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        Police search river for suburban Chicago boy

          fLakeshia Baker, pictured in this Cook County Jail mugshot, mother of 1-year-old Bryeon Baker, is being held without bond in Cook County Jail. She and her boyfriend have been charged with the boy's death, even though his body had not been found. Photo/Cook County Jail

          MAYWOOD, Ill. — Authorities in suburban Chicago resumed searching a river S

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          Defender honors 'Women of Excellence'

            Defender columnist Therese "Teesee" Fambro Hooks, left, receives a special recognition Thursday, April 25, 2013, during the Defender's Women of Excellence ceremony held at the Hyatt Chicago Hotel. Defender/Worsom Robinson

            The Chicago Defender hosted its 7th annual Women of Excellence event Thursday, honoring some of the best and brightest women in

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