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2 Chicago Police Officers Struck And Killed By Passing Train
The officers were investigating a report of gunshots on the city’s South Side. An individual was later taken into custody and a weapon was recovered.
Chicago Bears' Charles Leno Jr. Proposes To Girlfriend After Victory
Fans hope it's not the last ring he picks up this season.
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Sculptor Anish Kapoor Forces NRA To Remove His Artwork From 'Abhorrent' Video
The gun lobby agrees to scrub a scene of Chicago's "Bean" to settle a lawsuit by the artist, who was appalled by the video's "vile" message.
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Woman Claims Hilton Employee Secretly Filmed Her Showering And Posted The Footage Online
The unnamed Chicago woman has filed a lawsuit against the hotel chain for $100 million.
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Tamara O’Neal Was Almost Erased From The Story Of Her Own Murder
In Chicago’s Mercy Hospital shooting, a man killed his ex-fiancee, but news stories homed in on the police officer who died at the scene.
Barack Obama 'Crashes' Chicago Food Bank To Help Out For Thanksgiving
President Donald Trump, meanwhile, flew to his private Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.
Like Most Mass Shootings, The Chicago Hospital Attack Began With Domestic Violence
An officer, a doctor and a pharmacy resident were killed Monday. The circumstances were familiar.
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Shooting At Chicago Hospital Leaves 4 Dead, Including Police Officer
A gunman who opened fire at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital also died after shooting two hospital employees and an officer.
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Elevator In Chicago's Hancock Building Drops More Than 80 Floors; No One Hurt
The six passengers, including one pregnant woman, were left stranded for almost three hours.
Stephen Colbert On How He Returned To Catholicism After Being An Atheist
The “Late Show" host said his 20-something self turned back to God one cold night in Chicago.
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Michelle Obama Is Proof That Black Women Can Become More Than Their Wildest Dreams
Michelle Obama has become an affirmation of the beauty, talent and strength for all Black women.
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Family Of Black Security Guard Killed By Officer Files Federal Lawsuit
Jemel Roberson was shot dead by police, as he held down a suspect at the bar where he worked.
A Black Security Guard Was Killed By Police As He Tried To Stop A Shooting
Witnesses say a cop shot Jemel Roberson as he held down a suspect in a shooting at the bar.
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Check Out This New 'Friends' Pop-Up Bar
Todd Van Luling
The one where you get to drink with all your "friends."
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CULTURE & ARTS
There Were Zero Things Better This Week Than That Absurdly Historic Klay Game
Except maybe Kurt Russel's cool Santa schtick.
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Baggage Handler 'Inadvertently' Falls Asleep In Cargo Hold Of Plane, Flies To Chicago
Police say the airline employee admitted he had "several alcoholic beverages" when he fell asleep. He was not injured.
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Chance The Rapper Endorses Chicago Mayoral Candidate Amara Enyia
“I believe you are looking at the future mayor of Chicago," Chance said during a press conference.
Video Shows Chicago Cop Shooting Unarmed Black Teen With A Disability
Ricardo Hayes was wounded in the 2017 shooting.
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Pregnant U.S. Postal Worker Vanishes Outside Chicago Home
South Side resident Kierra Coles' purse and cellphone have been found, but there's no sign of her.
Meet The 18-Year-Old Student Running In The Midterm Elections
Hadiya Afzal has not yet been a college student without also full-time campaigning for the midterm elections.
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Chance The Rapper Asks People To Be 'Patient And Supportive' Of Those With Mental Illness
The rapper recently pledged $1 million to mental health resources in Chicago.
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Trump DOJ Will Move To Block Chicago Police Reform, Jeff Sessions Says
Ryan J. Reilly
The Trump administration has retreated from police reform. Now it's actively opposing it.
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Stop And Frisk Doesn't Work, Despite What Donald Trump Says
Chicago already tried it. New York tried it, too.
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Trump Calls On Chicago To Embrace Stop-And-Frisk Policing
By Deb Riechmann and Michael Tarm, AP
He has directed the Justice Department to help curb violence in the city.
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Chance The Rapper Donates $1 Million To Chicago Mental Health Services
The rapper is also pledging $100,000 each to 20 area schools.
Chance The Rapper Donates Money To Mental Health Resources
Chance The Rapper announced a $1 Million donation to Mental Health Resources in Chicago during a speech at his SocialWorks Summit in Chicago.
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