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FBI Director James Comey says police restraint, born from increased scrutiny in the wake of high-profile police killings and evidence of racial bias, may be contributing to an uptick in violent crimes in some cities. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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When Social Media Fuels Gang Violence

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Police officers search an area around the Illinois city of Fox Lake, about 50 miles northwest of Chicago, for three suspects following the killing of a police officer early Tuesday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago is taxing services such as Netflix and Spotify. Some residents wonder if a tax on other Internet services will follow, and others worry the levy will scare away business. Tang Yau Hoong/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Chicago's 'Cloud Tax' Raises The Cost Of Streaming Videos

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Despite Congress mandating all railroads be equipped with a Positive Train Control system by the end of the year, Chicago's Metra system isn't expected to reach that goal until 2019. Most commuter trains won't meet the deadline. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Most Commuter Rails Won't Meet Deadline For Mandated Safety Systems

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Stanley Wrice pauses in December 2013 as he speaks to the media with his lawyer, Heidi Linn Lambros (left), and his daughter, Gail Lewis, while leaving Pontiac Correctional Center in Pontiac, Ill. Wrice was released after serving more than 30 years. He claimed for decades that Chicago police detectives under the command of then-Lt. Jon Burge beat and coerced him into confessing to rape. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel shakes hands at a campaign office Tuesday, as voters gave him a second term. He won a runoff election against Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Stephanie Izard says the Olive Garden helped to reignite a childhood passion for food. She went to Scottsdale Culinary Institute in Arizona and later moved to Chicago where she opened up her first restaurant. Jonathan Robert Willis/Courtesy of Stephanie Izard hide caption

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Salad Ties And Breadsticks: Star Chef Started At The Olive Garden

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Rev. Willie Barrow, a 'superdelegate,' attending the opening night of the 2008 Democratic National Convention. The long-time activist, who was a mentor to President Obama, died on Thursday. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Christian Science Monitor/Getty hide caption

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Veterans Choice Act Fails To Ease Travel Burdens For Vets In Need Of Care

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (center and 8th Ward Alderwoman Michelle Harris join phone bank workers Tuesday on Election Day in Chicago. Emanuel was unable to clear the 50 percent threshold in the race, triggering a runoff election against a fellow Democrat in April. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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