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Top Chicago news: Black customers told to switch tables; cop suspected of slapping cop; more

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Chicago popsicle vendor whose GoFundMe story went viral dies

Chicago street vendor Fidencio Sanchez, whose story went viral in 2016 through a GoFundMe campaign, has died, a source close to his family said. Sanchez, who was in his early 90s, died early Wednesday.

Read the full story on NBC LA.

Chicago hospital apologizes after family of girl shot on Halloween forced to wait outside in cold

As the 7-year-old Chicago girl who was shot on Halloween night continues to recover at Stroger Hospital, a source tells NBC 5 that her family was likely discriminated against when they arrived at the hospital.

Read the full story on NBC LA.

'I was appalled': Black customers say host told them to move

An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit.

Read the full story on WRAL TV.

Off-duty Chicago police officer in clown makeup arrested on suspicion of slapping on-duty officer

Authorities said an off-duty Chicago police officer was arrested early Friday on suspicion of slapping an on-duty officer. She has been reassigned pending the outcome of an investigation.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.


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