Fri04182014

Chicago Election Site Exposed Personal Information

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    Chicago election board officials confirmed Tuesday that sensitive personal information for about 1,200 people was exposed online but denied allegations by a computer security firm that the breach was much broader.

    The firm, Forensicon, announced it uncovered the problem while researching voting patterns. It alleged that personal information of

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    Store Worker Shot to Death in Gresham Neighborhood

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      A man was shot and killed as he worked behind a plexiglass barrier in a convenience store in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

      Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 1100 block of West 84th Street around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday and found Elahmadi Goba, 40, lying behind the counter, authorities said.

      He appeared to have

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      Roseland Teen, 16, Fatally Shot

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        (AP) — Police in Chicago are investigating the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old girl.

        Authorities say Taylor Fitting was shot in the head late Monday in the Roseland neighborhood on the city's South Side.

        Police officials say the injured Morgan Park High School student was dropped off at Roseland Community Hospital. Investigators are trying to

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        Corey Brooks Honored, But His Wife Gets the Ovation

           

          Pastor Corey & Delilah Brooks
          Pastor Corey & Delilah Brooks

           

          The Rev. Corey Brooks was honored as Newsmaker of the Year by the Chicago Defender during its annual awards gala earlier this month, but it was his wife who got the standing ovation.

           

           

          Mr. Brooks, pastor of New Beginnings Church in the South Side neighborhood of Woodlawn, gained national attention earlier this year when he spent three months

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          Man Shot During Carjacking in Bronzeville Neighborhood

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            An alleged carjacker shot a man in the leg while taking his cash and his minivan Monday night, police said.

            The shooting happened just outside the victim's green Mercury Villager on the 440 block of East 49th Street, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

            The alleged carjacker drove off in the minivan at about 9:45 p.m., but police

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