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Top Chicago news: 10 shot, 1 killed in Wednesday gun violence; man flees courtroom before verdict

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Chicago, from the passing of local singer Kim English to an investigation into the cause of the Newly Weds Foods fire.

Kim English, Chicago singer whose dance hits fueled house music scene, has died

House music diva Kim English topped U.S. and global dance charts, and her songs routinely rang out at clubs and Pride Fests from Chicago to Paris and London to Ibiza.

Read the full story on the Chicago Sun Times

Investigation underway after massive fire destroys Newly Weds Foods

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of an extra-alarm fire that destroyed a food factory on the city's Northwest Side.

Read the full story on WGN 9.

10 shot — 1 killed— Wednesday in Chicago gun violence

One man was killed and nine people wounded Wednesday in shootings across Chicago.

Read the full story on the Chicago Sun Times

Jussie Smollett update: Deadline arrives for 'Empire' actor to pay Chicago $130K

Thursday is the deadline for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to pay the city of Chicago more than $130,000.

Read the full story on ABC 7.

Chicago man flees courtroom before jury can deliver verdict

A no-bond warrant is out for the arrest of a Chicago man accused of fleeing the DuPage County Courthouse while a jury was deliberating his case.

Read the full story on the Chicago Sun Times