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Trump still says 'rough cookie' cop could end Chicago violence in a 'couple of days'

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  • President Donald Trump said Friday he privately urged Mayor Emanuel to talk to a Chicago police official. It's the same cop the president quoted last year who claimed police could reduce Chicago's deadly violence in a

    Trump still says 'rough cookie' cop could end Chicago violence in a 'couple of days'

  • Five young people have been rescued from southern Lake Michigan after being unable to get back to shore while swimming in rough water along Indiana.

    5 young people rescued from Lake Michigan along Indiana

  • It’s not the greatest beach weather anyway, with lakefront temperatures hovering around 70 and strong north winds, but those hitting the sand the next couple of days are being warned to stay out of the water.

    'Life-threatening' waves, rip currents lead to swim warning and bans

  • A lawsuit challenging a penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages sold in the Chicago area was dismissed Friday by a judge who also dissolved a temporary restraining order that had stopped it from being implemented.

    Cook County soda tax approved by judge

  • A woman was killed and two people were wounded, including a 4-year-old boy, in a shooting Friday evening in the West Side Austin neighborhood, according to Chicago Police.

    Police: Woman dead, 4-year-old boy among 2 wounded in Austin shooting

  • First the problem was noise from Midway Airport. But now, residents say soundproof windows installed as part of a city program are causing even more serious trouble, possibly releasing dangerous chemicals into their homes.

    Soundproof windows possibly releasing dangerous chemicals into homes near Midway

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