NEW YORK (AP) - Boeing's much-delayed 787 Dreamliner has hit another production snafu. Hairline cracks have been discovered in the wings of some 787s that are being built. The Chicago-based manufacturer says none of the 122 jets already flown by airlines around the world are affected. The production problem was first reported by The Wall Street Journal.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A scathing audit of an anti-violence program launched by Governor Pat Quinn in 2010 has been sent to law enforcement authorities. Republican lawmakers released a letter Friday from Auditor General William Holland. It indicated the audit of Quinn's $55 million "Neighborhood Recovery Initiative" went to James Lewis, U.S. attorney for the central district of Illinois, and Ricardo Meza (MAY'-zuh), the state's executive inspector general.
CHICAGO (AP) - A woman working at a Chicago thrift store was killed when a gun that was in dropped-off clothing accidentally discharged, hitting her in the chest. Chicago police say 54-year-old Carmen Dominguez and a male co-worker were sorting the donated clothing in a back room of the store in the city's Washington Heights neighborhood early Friday when a .22-caliber gun accidentally discharged.
CHICAGO (AP) - A 17-year-old Chicago high school student has been struck by a commuter train and killed on the city's Northwest Side as he made his way to school. The Sun-Times reports that the Taft High School student identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's office as Erik Lucansky was struck by the Metra train shortly before 7 a.m. yesterday.
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