Afternoon Briefing: You could pay for Wheaton’s highest-priced mansion in cryptocurrency

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Mayor Brandon Johnson’s administration announced today that 35 migrants will be evicted from Chicago’s migrant shelter system this weekend while scores of others will receive new exemptions allowing them to stay, the latest update in his handling of a 60-day shelter limit policy that has seen months of delays and backlash.

The group of 35 will be the first migrants required to leave the shelters, after a week of uncertainty over whether the Johnson administration would move ahead with limited evictions this Saturday amid outcry from a group of aldermen opposed to the policy.

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‘Never should have happened’: Police announce charges in stabbing that killed 11-year-old boy and injured his mother in Edgewater

Crosetti Brand, 37, is now charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and other felonies in connection with the Wednesday morning stabbing that claimed the life of Jaydone Perkins and left his mother in critical condition. Read more here.

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Wheaton’s highest-priced mansion is listed for $3.6M, and the seller will accept full payment in cryptocurrency

In recent weeks, the prices of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have hit all-time highs. Read more here.

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Watch live: Cubs prospects vs. White Sox prospects at Sloan Park

The Tribune will livestream Friday’s Cubs vs. White Sox prospect game at Sloan Park (4:05 p.m. CT) in conjunction with Major League Baseball. Read more here.

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What to do around Chicago for St. Patrick’s Day weekend

The big parade downtown starts at 12:15 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Columbus and Balbo, heading north on Columbus. Read more here.

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Fierce storm causes injuries and damage in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky

The Indiana State Police said there are “many significant injuries” after a tornado tore through the community of Winchester. Read more here.

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