The man who once held one of the most powerful positions in sports media says a cocaine dealer who blackmailed him led to his downfall. @JimAxelrod reports:

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A man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of his wife Wednesday morning in Markham has been taken into custody.
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Man facing new charge after 2016 fatal shooting tied to shots fired at police: Four hours after fatally shooting Coleman, Montgomery opened fire on two detectives who were investigating
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Autopsy Shows Chicago Police Commander Shot 6 Times, Twice in Head: Bauer, 53, a 31-year department veteran who headed the Near North patrol district, was shot twice in the head, twice on the right side of his chest, once on the left
More than 1,000 Downers Grove high school students get detention for walking out of class to protest gun violence
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A man who was wanted in connection to the murder of a 35-year-old veteran Pikeville police officer was captured
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A suburban Detroit police department will get a police cat following a successful social media campaign. The Troy Police
A man was shot early Friday in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood. The 34-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the leg about 2:55 a.m. in the 100 block of East 75th Street, according to Chicago Police. The circumstances of the shooting weren’t immediately known.
One of two men convicted of killing an off-duty Cook County Sheriff's officer outside a Bellwood VFW hall will be sentenced Friday. It happened in 2013 while Cuauhtemoc Estrada was hosting a Christmas party. He saw two armed masked men trying to rob his daughter and her boyfriend and tried to stop them and was shot and killed.
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The man who once held one of the most powerful positions in sports media says a cocaine dealer who blackmailed him led to his downfall. @JimAxelrod reports:
A 23-year-old man has been charged with stabbing an employee of a social services organization to death Tuesday evening in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Richard Jones, 23, is charged with a felony count of first-degree murder in the death of 50-year-old Anthony Houston, authorities said.
A 50-year-old man was shot late Thursday while delivering food in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. The man was delivering food at 10:57 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Indiana when several males walked up and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police. One of the males then pulled out a handgun during an ensuing struggle and fired a shot that struck the man in his leg.
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Police: 3 residential burglaries reported in Humboldt Park
A 27-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Thursday afternoon in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. He was inside a vehicle about 4:30 p.m. when another vehicle pulled up to him in the 700 block of West 83rd Street, according to Chicago Police.
Shot fired, 7705 S St Lawrence.
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Aurora man pleads guilty to murder in fatal shooting over what prosecutors described as "a small amount" of marijuana
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Man, 30, shot in Chatham
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Northwestern shooting 'hoax' investigation continues, no one is in custody: Police have spoken with the targets of a bogus "swatting" incident that locked down the campus of Northwestern University
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Jury awards $1.2 million to man shot by Chicago cop: Derquann Wilson was 15 when he was shot by Officer Sajit Walter in 2011. It's the second time his lawsuit has gone to trial. chicagopolitics news chicago crime
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Woman, 27, shot in Gresham: She was shot in the face about 4:30 p.m. in the 700 block of West 83rd Street, according to Chicago Police.
CLEARED: Green Bay Rd - at Crescent Ave in Waukegan expect heavy delays due to a crash.
Police are warning residents of five vehicle thefts in three weeks in the Marquette Park and Chicago Lawn neighborhoods on the Southwest Side
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Man shot in drive-by in Rogers Park: The 18-year-old man was standing in a parking lot when a vehicle drove by and fired shots at 10:26 p.m. in the 6600 block of North Clark.
A man was shot in a drive-by Wednesday night in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. The 18-year-old man was standing in a parking lot when a vehicle drove by and fired shots at 10:26 p.m. in the 6600 block of North Clark, according to Chicago Police
Mother was shot and killed at a gas station early Wednesday morning. The kids were taken afterwards. Police aren't saying yet who did the shooting
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Man faces assault charge after Chicago Police officer shoots him in Bridgeport
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Man wounded in Austin shooting: The 20-year-old was walking on a sidewalk when someone walked up to him in the 5400 block of West Fulton and opened fire, police said.
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Man shot during argument in Chatham
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Bogus call. Someone near Rockford had reported shooting his girlfriend inside the dorm. Police call it a swatting incident.
Evanston police official calls report of person with a gun at Northwestern a "swatting incident" after authorities find no evidence of a shooting. Indications are that call that prompted police response came from outside the Chicago area.
Evanston police say reports of shooting may have been a hoax.
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