A stranger has started a fundraising site that has raised more than $300,000 on Go Fund Me for Fidencio Sanchez, an elderly paleta vendor in Chicago.


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The Dakota Access Pipeline has sparked dramatic clashes in North Dakota, but where, specifically would it be placed? See state and overall maps and routes.

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Derren and Darwin Sorrells were charged in the murder of Dwyane Wade’s cousin, Nykea Aldridge. Learn more about their arrest record, criminal history and rap sheet.

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A woman identified as Jessica Lynn Sanders was caught on video using the n-word and spitting on a woman and her husband at the Margarita Festival in Chicago.

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The medical examiner in Chicago now says Paul O’Neal was shot in the back by Chicago police and has ruled the death a homicide. Learn more.

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Paul O’Neal, 18, was shot to death by Chicago police, and the medical examiner says he was shot in the back. Three officers were relieved of police powers for possibly violating department policies, news reports said.

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Drew Peterson, who is already spending nearly 40 yeas in prison for killing his third wife, could be sentenced to more today.

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Sinead O’Connor has been found safe after she was reported missing and possibly suicidal in a Chicago suburb.

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Scott Cross, the brother of Illinois politician Tom Cross, has identified himself as “Individual D,” one of the alleged victims of Dennis Hastert.

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A “hero” cop known as G.I. Joe made his suicide look like a murder to cover up a secret life of sex addiction and corruption, police say.

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A 6-year-old Chicago boy fatally shot his 3-year-old brother during a game of cops and robbers using a gun belonging to his father, Michael Santiago.

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Police in Illinois are investigating a possible connection between a missing 2-year-old boy, Kyrian Knox, and a dismembered toddler found in a Chicago lagoon.

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Unruly passenger Daniela Velez-Reyes was removed from an American Airlines flight from Miami to Chicago after she allegedly kissed and hit a flight attendant.

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Chicago Police have released a sketch of a toddler whose dismembered remains were found in a lagoon in Garfield Park.

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Charles “GI Joe” Gliniewicz, a 32-year veteran of the Fox Lake, Illinois, police department who was 29 days from retirement, has been identified as the officer shot dead Tuesday morning.

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Police and federal agents are searching for three men suspected in the fatal shooting of a Fox Lake, Illinois, police officer. See photos of the manhunt here.

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