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What The Hell Happened This Weekend? 10 Stories You Might Have Missed

By Jon Graef in News on Jun 16, 2014 2:00PM

  • The eastbound Kennedy Expressway reopened nearly 24 hours ahead of schedule. By June 23, we should be done with #carmageddon altogether.
  • "She’s facing 15 years as an accessory to murder and has nothing positive to say to me this day."
  • A new book by Kari Lydersen looks at the decade-plus fight to clean Chicago's skies on the near South Side.
  • A truck thought to have been transporting Petcoke jacknifed near the Chicago/Indiana border Friday night.
  • Chicago's Walking Bicycles hasn't released an album since 2009, and the forthcoming "To Him That Wills The Way" proves it was worth the wait.
  • Phil Ashbach, the owner of Fatso's Last Stand, previously known as Phil's Last Stand, has died of brain cancer.
  • Here is a rundown of classic villains that voters might like better as mayor than the current one.
  • If you plan on drinking in the public way during the Pride Parade, make it count.
  • Kenneth Griffin, CEO of investment firm Citadel LLC and the richest man in the state, donated $2.5 million to Bruce Rauner's Gubernatorial campaign.