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Instead of heeding a bystander's call to "shoot him!," police used to a Taser to subdue the bloodied, naked man, who was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation. #IllinoisPatch

The man was taken to a local hospital for a mental evaluation following Monday's incident in Irving Park, police say.
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The Patchiest Stories of the Week

"What the hell is going on in Chicago? Better tell that mayor to get tough, because it's not working what they're doing," the president said.

After a cool summer, the elected officials turned up the heat this week. Find out what the two were beefing about in public now.

"There are thousands of Sema'js out there, and for too long, DCFS has been failing the children of this state," one rep said. #IllinoisPatch

Officials with Department of Children and Family Services assure state lawmakers that positive changes are in store.

"They can come up with a cure, but it takes money to get to that. The more people are aware about it, you never know where that last extra dollar might come from.”

Here's how you can help little Avery. (via Ledyard Patch)

A Connecticut family is desperately searching for a cure to baby girl's very rare skin condition.

If you're lucky enough to be going to tonight's show, you're in for a treat. #IllinoisPatch

Former Beatle shows his love for Chicagoland fans with three-hour set, yeah, yeah, yeah.

The series stands at 1-1 — who will take the lead tonight? Game 3 starts at 7:10 p.m.

UPDATED: TV, radio and streaming info for Game 3 | Results for Games 1 and 2 | Which side has the upper hand in the series?

What’s legal isn’t necessarily safe when it comes to your drinking water. A study released today found 94 different contaminants in Illinois drinking water, including a dozen known to cause cancer.

Police said he hit the median several times, causing damage to his tires, but kept driving. #IllinoisPatch

The man was cruising down Route 41 early Tuesday.

Getting rid of all your junk before summer ends? Here's how to make sure people show up to your garage sale.

Summer is the perfect time to declutter.

A tragic update: A 4-year-old boy died one day after a crash that claimed the lives of his pregnant mother and 1-year-old brother.

His 6-year-old brother remains in critical condition.

Police said the man, who was wearing foundation on his face, is believed to be behind four different Chicago-area bank robberies. #IllinoisPatch

Federal investigators are working to identify a man who's now considered a "serial bank robber."

The cutest wedding tears you've ever seen. (via Manchester, NJ Patch)

Sometimes you've just got to let it all out.

The woman said she fell asleep during the ride and woke up to the Lyft driver assaulting her. #IllinoisPatch

A company spokesman described the allegations one of its drivers tied a woman up and raped her at knifepoint as "sickening and horrifying".

A man planning to move to Chicago didn't get a great first impression of the city during a recent visit, thanks to his Uber driver. #IllinoisPatch

The driver was recorded by a shocked customer from Boston who witnessed a front-seat passenger perform the act.

Follow along live as Sir Paul takes the stage.

Follow here as Paul McCartney brings his "One on One" tour to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park.