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Police Shoot, Used Taser Twice to Subdue Violent CTA Passenger

    A CTA bus driver and passenger were hospitalized Thursday after being attacked by another passenger, who Chicago Police not only shot twice but later used a Taser on twice to subdue him, officials said.

    A 28-year-old CTA passenger began "acting crazy," taking off his clothes and beating passengers on the bus, said Fraternal Order of Police

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    Jockeying Under Way to Replace Rep. Jackson Jr.

      JJJ

      (AP) — The jockeying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. began before the ink was dry on the former congressman's resignation letter.

      Among those expressing an interest: Chicago aldermen, a former NFL linebacker and a defense attorney who represented R&B singer R. Kelly and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

      But as the field of would-be successors grows to a

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      Breaking News: U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Has Resigned

        JesseJr

        In a letter that was obtained by Real Times Media, amidst legal problems and health concerns Congressman Jessie Jackson Jr. sends a statement to the Speaker of the House announcing his resignation effective today.
        November 21, 2012

        The Honorable John Boehner
        Speaker of the House H-232 The Capitol Washington, DC 20515

        Mr. Speaker,

        In 1995 when I was

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        Breaking News: U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Has Resigned

          JesseJr

          In a letter that was obtained by Real Times Media, amidst legal problems and health concerns Congressman Jessie Jackson Jr. sends a statement to the Speaker of the House announcing his resignation effective today.
          November 21, 2012

          The Honorable John Boehner
          Speaker of the House H-232 The Capitol Washington, DC 20515

          Mr. Speaker,

          In 1995 when I was

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          A Final Salute for a Fallen Chicago Firefighter

            WalterPaymen

            Inside the cavernous church, friends and family lined up beside Patmon's casket, flanked by three firefighters and surrounded by bright yellow, purple and red flowers and large picture collages.

            One by one, the mourners stooped over Patmon's body, clad in a navy blue firefighter's uniform. Some bowed their heads, others rested their hands on his

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