bedbugs

A homeless woman covered in bed bugs forced the quarantine and cleanup of a train on Chicago's CTA Red Line.

A Youtuber uploaded the video of a homeless woman sleeping on a CTA Red Line train on Tuesday. The video shows dozens of bed bugs crawling all over clothes in a bag near the sleeping woman.

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Barack Obama

President Barack Obama appears to be in denial over the unprecedented spike in violent crimes during his two terms as president. In an op-ed published in the Harvard Law Review, Obama refused to take credit for a 10.8 percent increase in murders from 2014 to 2015 -- the largest increase in a single year since 1971.

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Barack Obama

President Barack Obama weighed in on a headline-grabbing hate crime committed by 4 young black people on a mentally disabled white man in his hometown of Chicago.

In two separate interviews on Thursday, President Obama referred to the attack as a "despicable" and "terrible" hate crime.

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Jovan Wilson Rep Danny Davis

Chicago police have arrested 2 teenagers in the shooting death of Jovan Wilson, the 15-year-old grandson of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis.

Police say Tariq Harris, a 16-year-old boy, and Dijae Banks, a 17-year-old girl, forced their way into Jovan's home in the Englewood neighborhood on the city's South Side around 7 p.m. Friday.

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chris brown

Chicago police are investigating 2 separate racial slurs that were uttered live over the city police department’s public radio feed on Friday.

One racial slur seemed to be directed at black officers who were engaging in friendly banter on the police radio, about 12 hours after Republican frontrunner Donald Trump canceled his rally at the UIC Pavilion.

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