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Corrections Officer and Cop, Husband and Wife, Dead

Corrections Officer and Cop, Husband and Wife, Dead

Authorities say the bodies of a Cook County Department of Corrections officer and his Chicago police officer wife have been found at a Chicago house. The bodies were found early yesterday. Both had been fatally shot and authorities are investigating the deaths as an apparent murder suicide. Authorities believe Javier Acevedo shot Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo and then turned the gun on himself.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

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An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.