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Bulls stun Heat 93-86 in Game 1 of Eastern semis

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    Chicago Bulls' Nate Robinson (2) and Joakim Noah (13) celebrate with their teammates after defeating the Miami Heat 93-86 in Game 1 of their NBA basketball playoff series in the Eastern Conference semifinals, Monday, May 6, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    MIAMI — Only one team has held the Miami Heat below 90 points on their home

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Quinn rejects bill raising electric rates

      Gov. Pat Quinn (Defender/Worsom Robinson)

      Gov. Pat Quinn on Sunday vetoed a plan to increase electricity rates by up to $70 million — a proposal that Commonwealth Edison Co. had pitched as a way to get electrical grid modernization back on track.

      The Chicago Democrat said the bill would have undermined oversight and forced automatic rate increases

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Chicago policeman shot by fellow officer

        Police were responding to report a burglary Monday night in the Englewood community when a police officer ended up accidentally shooting a fellow officer.

        The 42-year-old officer was struck in the leg and taken to a local hospital, according to police. The officer he was with on the call was trying to shoot at an attacking dog.

        The wounded officer

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        Man charged in shooting of 10-year-old Chicago boy

          Photo/Cook County Jail

          A Chicago man is being accused of shooting a 10-year-old boy as he played football in his front yard on the city's West Side.

          Bond was denied for Darris Moore, 31, who is charged with aggravated battery with a firearm. Moore is a convicted felon who was on probation for a 2008 armed robbery.

          May 1, the boy was shot when gunfire

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago