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Chicago Braces for First Storm of the Winter

    ChicagoStormWatch

    With the first snowstorm of the season expected later today, Illinois transportation officials are warning drivers to get ready.

    Rain is expected to turn to snow during the late afternoon and early evening. The National Weather service has said four to eight inches of snow could fall north of Interstate 80, and high winds could reduce visibility.

    Ill

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    New Grocery Store Serving Fresh Foods in Chatham Community

      The corner grocery store has been a part of Chicago since the inception of the city. Ask any Chicagoan and they can tell you stories about going to Mr. and Mrs. Jones corner store for their parents and grandparents.

      The neighborhood grocer was respected in the community and took pride in the products he offered as he consumed these products as well.

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      New Wheels For Chicago Police

        Ford Interceptor

        Police in Chicago have some new wheels.

        The Chicago Police Department has received about 50 new Ford Interceptor law enforcement vehicles made at the Ford Plant on the city's South Side.

        The vehicles are part of a $15 million order for a total of 500 sedans and SUVs.

        The new vehicles have all-wheel drive and a stability control system for safer

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        FBI Asks for Public Help Finding Escaped Convicts

          Escapees

          (AP) — The FBI is asking the public to be on the lookout for two convicted bank robbers who escaped from a federal lockup in Chicago.

          The agency says 37-year-old Joseph Banks and 38-year-old Kenneth Conley are believed to be traveling together and should be considered armed and dangerous.

          The former cellmates escaped early Tuesday from the downtown

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago