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Deadline Looming for CHA Applicants to Update Info or Get Bumped Off List

    CHA Applicant

    CHICAGO — A waiting list with the names of 85,000 people needing housing assistance from the Chicago Housing Authority could soon shrink and make way for new applicants if those on list miss a Jan. 18 deadline, according to DNAinfo.com.

    "With such a critical housing need in the city of Chicago, this update will allow us to house people faster and

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Group of Young Women Attacking Cab Drivers, Police Warn

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      CHICAGO — A group of young, armed women has been choking and robbing cab drivers, according to a business alert issued by police Wednesday, reports DNAinfo.com.

      Six to seven women, ages 16 to 20, robbed cab drivers in at least two incidents in January, police said.

      The women took cab rides from downtown to Grand Boulevard and robbed the driver upon

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Man Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up CTA Bus

        According to the Huffington Post, a 23-year-old Chicago man was arrested after he allegedly made a bomb threat while aboard a CTA bus during the Monday rush hour.

        According to the Chicago Tribune, Russell was on a westbound No. 66 Chicago Avenue bus near Orleans Street in the city's River North neighborhood when he reportedly yelled that he would

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago