By Marcus Gilmer in News on Oct 24, 2008 11:15PM
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- There was a double homicide on the South Side this afternoon in the 7000 block of South Yale, apparently a domestic incident. One of the victims is believed to be the mother of Oscar winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson.
- The man accused of burglary and of stabbing a man who tried to catch him is being held on $1 million bond.
- Michael Mette, the Chicago Police Officer who spent almost a year in jail in Iowa on a controversial assault charge before being cleared, is officially back at work for the CPD.
- In an appearance in front of the City Council today, CPD Superintendent Jody Weis promised beat realignment in a move to help fight a rise in crime.
- The executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has been placed on administrative leave after accusations of shoplifting a season 4 DVD set of House from a Springfield Target store. Honest Abe would not approve.
- And last but never least, a hearty congratulations from all of us here at Chicagoist to two of our own, former Chicagoist writers Erin and Scott, on their weekend nuptials.