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Body Found In Indiana is that of Calumet City Woman

    Gena Chiodo

    (AP) — Authorities say they've identified a body found in a wooded area in Indiana as that of a Calumet City woman whose boyfriend was charged with murder after she disappeared in October.

    The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/QBPaOj) reports Monday that the coroner in Indiana's Lake County conducted an autopsy on Gena Chiodo's body and ruled that

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Jury Selection at Beavers Tax Trial Expected to Continue

      (AP) — Jury selection at the trial of an influential Chicago-area politician is expected to continue.

      The judge presiding over William Beavers' case told attorneys to reconvene Tuesday.

      The 77-year-old Cook County commissioner has pleaded not guilty to diverting thousands of dollars from his campaign coffers for personal use without reporting it.

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Suspected 'Stringer Bell Bandit' Charged With Loop Bank Robbery

        CHICAGO — A man suspected of being the so-called "Stringer Bell Bandit," wanted for pulling off a slew of bank robberies in the Loop, was charged with one of the heists on Monday, the FBI said.

        Kenneth Anderson, 46, of Auburn Gresham, was arrested Friday by Chicago Police bicycle patrol officers after they were tipped off by bank employees, the FBI

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago