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Chicago police say no local threats after Boston

Chicago police say no local threats after Boston

CHICAGO (AP) — Emergency officials and police in Chicago say they’re not aware of any threats to the city after deadly explosions in Boston. The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications and Chicago Police Department issued statements on Monday afternoon. Earlier Monday, two bombs exploded near the crowded finish line of the Boston Marathon. Chicago emergency officials say they’re […]

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Police clear the area at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon as medical workers help injured following explosions in Boston, Monday, April 15, 2013.    The explosions near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killied at least two people, injuring over 20 others.  (AP Photo / Charles Krupa)

Mayor Emanuel issues statement about events in Boston

This afternoon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued the following statement regarding today’s events in Boston: I called Mayor Thomas Menino this afternoon to convey support from the people of Chicago. During this time of tragedy and uncertainty, the people of Boston are in our thoughts and prayers.  The running of the Boston Marathon and Patriots Day are time-honored traditions. While the […]

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Chicago OEMC issues statement

Chicago OEMC issues statement

The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communication issued the following statement at 4:56 p.m.: We are closely monitoring events as they unfold in Boston and the City of Chicago’s public safety departments are actively communicating with our law enforcement partners both locally and throughout the country. At this time, we are not aware of any additional threats.

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First Lady to Youth: Active lifestyle reduces violence

First Lady to Youth: Active lifestyle reduces violence

via YouTube Can getting young adults healthy really reduce violence? First Lady Michelle Obama says it can. As a part of her third annual “Let’s Move” campaign, she’s not only fighting obesity but the issue of violence as well. WCHI News Senior Reporter Paris Lewbel was at the First Lady’s announcement at McCormick Place Thursday, where Obama was joined by […]

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Michelle Obama kicks off “Let’s Move” Campaign

Michelle Obama kicks off “Let’s Move” Campaign

First Lady Michelle Obama is making a major announcement to bring physical activity back to schools today at McCormick Place. The First Lady will be joined by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, NIKE, Inc. President & CEO Mark Parker, Dominique Dawes, Gabby Douglas, Allyson Felix, Bob Harper, Bo Jackson, Colin Kaepernick, Sarah Reinertsen, Paul Rodriguez, Serena Williams, […]

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View of Chicago's Skyline from 11:30 p.m.
(Paris Lewbel, WCHI News)

LIVE: Snow blankets Chicago

  A live view from outside WCHI News Studios in Chicago’s South Loop as another winter storm blankets the Chicagoland area. — UPDATE 5:35 P.M.: The National Weather Service in Chicago has extended the Winter Weather Advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday. — Snow, sleet and rain continues to blanket the Chicagoland area Tuesday afternoon. A winter weather advisory, in effect until […]

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Rahm Emanuel: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will join Choose Chicago at their annual meeting and will announce new funding to foster tourism to Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theater Later in the morning, Mayor Emanuel will make an announcement related to jobs in Chicago’s growing technology sector at Belly Headquarters.

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Rahm Emanuel: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will announce new efforts to expand recycling services for Chicago families at the Department of Streets & Sanitation Residential Recycling Drop-off Center Garage.

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Rahm Emanuel: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

In the late morning, Mayor Emanuel will join Planet Fitness Chicago to announce new plans in promoting job creation as well as healthy living at the Avondale Planet Fitness. Then in the afternoon, Mayor Emanuel will make an announcement about increasing exporting by Chicago’s small businesses at the Export-Import Bank roundtable at Willis Tower.

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Obama talks with Students about Violence, Economy

Obama talks with Students about Violence, Economy

  WCHI Senior Reporter Paris Lewbel takes you inside President Obama’s speech on the Economy and Chicago’s Violence at Hyde Park Academy.

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