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CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Police are investigating a brawl in a fast food restaurant in which three people suffered gunshot wounds. A cell phone video obtained by the Chicago Tribune shows several men and women throwing punches, hurling chairs and wrestling on the floor at a Taco Burrito King in Chicago's Greektown restaurant early Saturday before a gunshot can be heard.

CHICAGO (AP) - Voter rights advocates are pushing Illinois election officials to withdraw from a longtime multistate voter registration database over questions of accuracy, security and voter suppression. They're also raising fresh questions about the head of the program, the controversial Kansas secretary of state who's also helping run President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission. Proponents say the database provides information not available elsewhere.

WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (AP) - Residents of a neighborhood in a Chicago suburb are being allowed back into their homes after a series of fires and explosions forced them to evacuate. Officials told WLS-TV in Chicago there were more than 10 fires and explosions on Friday in Willowbrook southwest of Chicago.

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) - Authorities in a northern Illinois city are preparing to enact additional, proactive domestic violence response efforts. The Rockford Register Star reports that starting Nov. 1, the Lethality Assessment Program _ Maryland Model will immediately connect social services to victims of domestic violence who are most likely to be seriously hurt or killed. Rockford police responded to more than 500 domestic-related violent crimes last year, including sex crimes, aggravated assaults and robberies.

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