Indicted 20th Ward Ald. Willie Cochran will ask U.S. District Court Judge Jorge Alonso Wednesday morning to set a date for trial on a 15-count indictment that alleges the South Side alderman shook down a local business owner and stole $30,000 he collected to help people in his ward.

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