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By Chuck Sudo in News on Aug 17, 2011 10:00PM

  • The city's move toward transparency in government is starting to turn some heads from out-of-town observers. [O'Reilly Radar]
  • A Chicago cop pleads guilty to his part in a tow truck bribery scam. [Tribune]
  • Ruxbin lands at number five on Bon Appétit's list of the country's best new restaurants. [Bon Appétit]
  • Police allege three gang members tried to start a riot and fought with them at a traffic stop last week. [CBS Chicago]
  • A GPS device leads Evanston police to a bank heist suspect. [ABC 7]
  • Bears fans - live in the past with Strange Cargo's Bears t-shirt collection. [Strange Cargo]
  • Now that Google is buying Motorola Mobility, what name should go on the phones? [Crain's]