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Worker breaks up mugging in Seneca Park off Mag Mile

Bobby Williams had just clocked in as a maintenance worker on the Magnificent Mile when he noticed a scruffy looking man walk past the glass lobby of his building.<p>"I thought 'Why does this guy have the luxury of wandering around Chicago with nothing to do all day and I got to be here for eight …

Indicted ex-comptroller got $8,250 payout for unused vacation

City taxpayers shelled out more than $8,000 to former Chicago Comptroller Amer Ahmad for unused vacation days after he resigned just weeks before he was indicted in an alleged kickback scheme related to his previous government job in Ohio.<p>The city of Chicago paid Ahmad his $165,000-a-year salary …