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Man Claims Responsibility for Lefkow Killings, Commits Suicide

A man who shot himself to death during a traffic stop in Wisconsin left a note claiming he murdered the husband and mother of a federal judge in Chicago last week. The judge, Joan Humphrey Lefkow, had ruled against the man, Bart Ross, in a civil case.

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David Schaper is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, based in Chicago, primarily covering transportation and infrastructure, as well as breaking news in Chicago and the Midwest.