CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago has launched a campaign hailing the contribution of immigrants amid a harder line taken by President Donald Trump on immigration issues. The campaign is called "One Chicago" and its stated aim is to assure immigrants they're welcome in the nation's third largest city.
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say three people stole a rare, diamond-encrusted clock worth more than $400,000 from an antique show at the city's Merchandise Mart. Authorities say two women and a man approached a booth at the show on Sunday afternoon. The man and one woman distracted employees while the other woman took the clock. Lori Paige is chief marketing officer for New Orleans-based M.S. Rau Antiques, which was displaying the clock. She says the Asprey & Co. clock is valued at $425,000.
CHICAGO (AP) - Authorities have charged a suburban man with arson after he allegedly started a fire at a hospital on Chicago's South Side. Twenty-three-year-old arcus L. Allen of Harvey is charged with one felony count of aggravated arson after security footage showed him helping start a fire in a room at Jackson Park Hospital. There were no injuries.
NEW YORK (AP) - Despite backlash, organizers of New York City's Puerto Rican parade are sticking with their decision to honor a freed militant who once embraced armed resistant to U.S. rule of Puerto Rico. A group of Hispanic police officers has vowed to boycott the event honoring Oscar Lopez Rivera while Puerto Rican salsa star Willie Colon has criticized the decision to recognize Lopez Rivera. The parade is June 11.
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