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Extra Extra: Chicago Relists Public Enemy No. 1

By Selena Fragassi in News on Jul 12, 2015 8:00PM

  • With the weekend escape of a drug lord from a Mexican prison, the Chicago Crime Commission has relisted Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the city's Public Enemy No. 1 due to his cartel's role in the local narcotics trade. Guzman is only the second to have that title, after Al Capone. [Tribune]

  • The Brookfield Zoo is reporting the death of all its 54 stingrays after oxygen levels dropped in the popular Stingray Bay habitat. The exhibit is now closed for the remainder of the season. [Sun-Times]

  • The 5K Race to End Homelessness kicked off in Douglas Park this morning. The annual charity sporting event brings in nearly $250,000 each year to benefit the non-profit group A Safe Haven. [ABC7]

  • The Clybourn Taco Bell is giving the local dining scene a run for its money with 4.5 out of 5 star reviews on Yelp and some commenting "it's straight out of a fantasy." [DNAinfo Chicago]

  • Attendees at the Taste of Chicago might have had a bad taste in their mouth after seeing a plane overhead carrying a banner with a swastika symbol. A group supporting "Swastika Rehabilitation Day" says it is trying to restore the meaning of the icon which is a religious symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism. [ABC7]
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