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Midday News Links: Charges Filed In Killing Of Teen Near Obama's Chicago Home

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 30, 2013 6:45PM

Bettye LaVette brings down the house with a moving rendition of John Prine's "Souvenirs" Tuesday night at City Winery. (Photo credit: Chuck Sudo/Chicagoist)

  • Charges were filed in the murder of a 15-year-old boy near the Obamas’ Kenwood home. [Tribune]
  • LaSalle County residents speak out against a proposed power transmission line that would run through the county. [The Times of Ottawa]
  • Michael DiFoggio, the politically connected plumber and developer at the center of Ambrosio Medrano’s latest corruption convictions, was found dead in an apparent suicide. [Sun-Times]
  • Robin Robinson's agent confirms the longtime Fox News Chicago anchor is leaving her position Nov. 27. [Feder]
  • St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in Gary was added to the National Register of Historic Places. [Lee Bey/WBEZ]