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An alligator that eluded capture for a week in a Chicago park is now in custody, officials announced Tuesday. The gator is seen here in an image provided by Chicago Animal Care and Control. Kelley Gandurski/AP hide caption

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Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot celebrates Tuesday during her election night party in Chicago. Kamil Krzaczynski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Mayor-Elect Lori Lightfoot Says City Has 'Fractured Relationship' With Police

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Jussie Smollett leaves a Chicago courthouse Tuesday, shortly after prosecutors dropped all charges against him. The move was met with anger from local authorities and confusion from plenty of onlookers. Paul Beaty/AP hide caption

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Jussie Smollett, seen earlier this month outside a courthouse in Chicago, has stood in the eye of a squall of controversy since filing his police report in late January. Amid all the very public tumult, things have likely gotten rather confusing for the average news-watcher. Matt Marton/AP hide caption

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Jussie Smollett addresses the media after appearing in a Chicago courtroom on Tuesday. The Empire actor reasserted his innocence after prosecutors dropped the charges against him, but Chicago police are upset with the decision. Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images hide caption

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Lori Lightfoot (left), who earned 17.5 percent with 90,000 votes, and Toni Preckwinkle, at 16 percent with 82,000 votes, will go head-to-head in a runoff election April 2. Scott Olson and Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Jussie Smollett leaves the Cook County Jail following his release Thursday in Chicago. Smollett was charged with filling a false police report after he said he was attacked by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs. Kamil Krzaczynski/AP hide caption

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Jussie Smollett 'Took Advantage Of The Pain And Anger Of Racism,' Police Say

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Actor and singer Jussie Smollett, seen at an Empire event in 2016, has been charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report about being the victim of a bias-motivated attack. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Esther Ngumbi, who now lives in Chicago, gets a taste of the big chill. She grew up in Kenya, where 60 degrees was about as cold as it got. Alex Mutiso hide caption

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Micheail Ward continued to deny his role as the gunman in the fatal shooting of Hadiya Pendleton at a sentencing hearing on Jan. 14. Ward was convicted of first-degree murder and aggravated battery in August. Jose M. Osorio/AP hide caption

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