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Extra Extra: Emanuel Gun Bill Blocked

By Jon Graef in News on Nov 9, 2013 10:00PM

  • The lawsuit alleging illegal strip searches in LaSalle County has now attained class action status now that more cases have been added. [Trib]
  • The City IGO says the Department of Water Management has tightened security at its warehouses but not enough to halt $18.2 million in stolen equipment. [Sun-Times]
  • The CTA Green Line is closed between Roosevelt and 35th/Bronzeville-IIT for the weekend. [ABC 7 Chicago].
  • Prosecutors say an Antioch man allegedly killed his wife with a machete. And if you’re the kind of person who makes snap judgments based on a mugshot you’d be inclined to agree. [Sun-Times]
  • Black lawmakers block a gun bill endorsed by Mayor Emanuel. [Trib]

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