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Top Chicago news: Police superintendent expected to retire; Trump Tower profits dive; more

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Chicago.

Struggling Trump Tower Chicago cutting amenities, supply costs

Profits for Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago fell 89% between 2015 and 2018.

Read the full story on Axios.

Police superintendent expected to announce retirement

His departure would be announced as city Inspector General Joseph Ferguson continues to investigate an incident in which police officers found Superintendent Eddie Johnson asleep in his car last month. Johnson later told the mayor he had a few drinks earlier that evening.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

Chef tells why he opposes measure to eliminate sub-minimum wage for restaurant workers

Kimski chef Won Kim opposes the measure to eliminate the sub-minimum wage. There is no update on when or if aldermen will vote on raising the minimum wage for tipped workers in Chicago. 

Read the full story on Eater Chicago.

Man cleared of killing after years in prison sues police with ties to former commander

Chicago police detectives with ties to disgraced former Cmdr. Jon Burge beat a man into confessing to two slayings in 1991, a federal lawsuit alleges.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

Police raided home in search of suspect, but he had been in prison for years, lawsuit alleges

Chicago police raided a home in search of a suspect, but he had been in prison for years and had no connection to the family living there, a federal lawsuit claims.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.


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