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Chicago’s Vast Camera Network Helped Smollett Investigation

CHICAGO — Police tapped into Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras — and even some homeowners' doorbell cameras — to track down two brothers who later claimed they were paid by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to stage an attack on him, the latest examp...

The Myths and Truths About Chicago’s Guns and Murder Rate

CHICAGO — Chicago police are wrestling with gun violence, blamed largely on gangs. President Donald Trump has frequently singled out the city for criticism, calling the crime problem "a total disaster" and claiming Chicago has the strongest guns laws in the na...
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$3.9B Buyout of Tribune by Sinclair Ends in Acrimony

NEW YORK — The $3.9 billion buyout of Tribune Media by Sinclair collapsed Thursday, ending a bid to create a massive media juggernaut that could have rivaled the reach of Fox News. Tribune Media Co. said Thursday that it is suing Sinclair for breach of cont...