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Peter Fitzgerald
Top prosecutor hits decade

He arrived in Chicago just days before the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, a tough, uncompromising New York prosecutor already steeped in fighting the new international threat. His outsider status and appointment to an already high-profile position in the city drew intense attention -- fascination really -- and he would go on to earn huge headlines for convicting two governors. Ten years later, Patrick Fitzgerald, the longest serving U.S. attorney in Chicago's history, is still here fighting threats old and new. Just weeks ago, Fitzgerald created a terrorism unit in the office, recognizing what he and other prosecutors learned in the 10 years since the Sept. 11 attacks. He...

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