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Cardinal Francis George dies after long struggle with cancer
Cardinal Francis George, the first Chicago native to serve as the local archbishop and a man who during that 17-year tenure became the intellectual leader of the American church, has died after a years long struggle with cancer. He was 78.
Cardinal Francis George , the first Chicago native to serve as the local archbishop and a man who during that 17-year tenure became the intellectual leader of the American church, has died after a years long struggle with cancer. He was 78.
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Police hopeful science will solve 1988 U. of I. murder mystery
As her life hung in the balance, Maria Caleel crawled through the hall of her apartment building near the University of Illinois campus in search of help. Before she lost consciousness, the 21-year-old veterinary student gasped a few final words that still confound authorities nearly three decades later.
As her life hung in the balance, Maria Caleel crawled through the hall of her apartment building near the University of Illinois campus in search of help. Before she lost consciousness, the 21-year-old veterinary student gasped a few final words that still confound authorities nearly three decades later.
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Woman, 25, sexually assaulted in Wicker Park neighborhood
Shortly before 2 a.m. Monday, the 25-year-old woman was on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue when she was tackled from behind, police said.
A woman was sexually assaulted in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
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Family: Surprise birthday party was planned for Nordstrom shooting victim
Family of a woman shot by her ex-boyfriend while working at a Nordstrom store off North Michigan Avenue say she was shot on her 22nd birthday, before she could come home to a surprise birthday dinner after her Black Friday shift.
Family of a woman shot by her ex-boyfriend while working at a Nordstrom store off North Michigan Avenue say she was shot on her 22nd birthday, before she could come home to a surprise birthday dinner after her Black Friday shift.
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Girls deserve an education: Ignite, Girl Project address imbalances worldwide
The 10 girls stood on the Carnegie Hall stage in front of A-list celebrities, powerhouse politicians and international supermodels.
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Bicyclist, 78, dies after hit by car in Lakeview
A 78-year-old man has died after he was struck by a car while riding his bike in Lakeview in September, authorities said.
A 78-year-old man has died after he was struck by a car while riding his bike in Lakeview in September, authorities said.
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Park Ridge responds to Hillary Clinton's presidential bid
Clinton, who grew up on the 200 block of Wisner Street in Park Ridge, attended Field Elementary School and both Maine East and Maine South high schools, graduating with South's very first class in 1965.
Park Ridge is once again in the national spotlight as native Hillary Clinton announced her plans for another presidential run over the weekend.
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Man accused of stabbing date 20-plus times pleads not guilty
Daniel Dion, 18, of Des Plaines, who allegedly stabbed a woman multiple times because "she annoyed him," pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of attempted murder.
An 18-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a Vernon Hills woman more than 20 times because "she annoyed him," pleaded not guilty late Thursday morning to charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery.
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Great advice: Don't be Jimmy Fallon when Nicole Kidman comes along
"And then you put a video game on or something."
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Owner of popular Evanston diner sues brother over future eatery
The owner of Sarkis Cafe, a popular, long-standing Evanston eatery, has filed a lawsuit against her brother, claiming he's "misrepresenting to the public" an affiliation to Sarkis with a new diner he's opening in Highland Park.
The owner of Sarkis Cafe, a popular, long-standing Evanston eatery, has filed a lawsuit against her brother, claiming he's "misrepresenting to the public" an affiliation to Sarkis with a new diner he's opening in Highland Park .
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Pilot killed but elderly couple unhurt when small plane crashes into home near Midway
A pilot was killed when a small twin-engine cargo plane crashed into a home on the Southwest Side shortly after taking off from Midway Airport early Tuesday, but an elderly couple sleeping inside the home were not hurt, officials said.
A pilot was killed when a small twin-engine cargo plane crashed into a home on the Southwest Side shortly after taking off from Midway Airport early Tuesday, but an elderly couple sleeping inside the home were not hurt, officials said.
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Stacy Peterson's sister continues search
"I'm not going to stop until she's found," Cassandra Cales said. "I will leave no stone unturned until I bring my sister home."
Cassandra Cales on Tuesday searched for clues at a Will County Forest Preserve near Bolingbrook , seven years to the day that her sister Stacy Peterson disappeared.
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Evanston bans plastic bags in bigger stores
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Twenty-seven stores in Evanston will no longer be allowed to use plastic shopping bags starting Aug. 1.

Murder charges filed after man dies 10 days after Palatine beating
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Murder charges have been filed after a man punched while breaking up a fight outside a Palatine bar died, 10 days after the beating, authori

New home, new job ... before a bullet ended it all
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Wil Lewis and his wife had lived in Chicago for about a year and had moved about two weeks ago to a home on Greenview Avenue in Rogers Park

Four officers injured in Montrose Beach melee
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Four Chicago police officers were injured and a squad car was damaged when a fight broke out among a large crowd that had gathered for a con

Cancer survivor recalls milestones
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Twelve years ago today I became officially cancer -free after receiving healthy bone marrow from a donor — who happened to be my dad.

Englewood Whole Foods store represents bet by Emanuel, company
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With the turn of a couple shovels Tuesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb launched a socioeconomic experiment in one

Sources: Chicago expected to win Lucas museum
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Chicago is expected to become home to “Star Wars” creator George Lucas ’ collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to two sources.

Chicagoan dressed as Teddy Roosevelt a sensation at World Cup
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Mike D'Amico was just being himself when he went crazy after the U.S. men's soccer team scored its first goal against Portugal Sunday — but

N.Y. City to pay $40 million to end 'Central Park Jogger' lawsuit: source
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has agreed to pay $40 million to five men who were convicted, and later exonerated, of brutally raping a

Peoria mayor facing civil rights suit over handling of Twitter account
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PEORIA — Mayor Jim Ardis is facing a civil rights lawsuit stemming from his handling of an occasionally profane and often sophomoric Twitter

Man guilty on all counts in Hoffman Estates triple murder
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D'Andre Howard was found guilty today on three counts of first degree murder and one count of attempted murder in the 2009 slayings of three

Judge finds suburban teen guilty on all charges in fatal 'huffing' crash
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Judge James Booras found Carly Rousso guilty on all counts of aggravated drunken driving in the crash that killed a 5-year-old girl.

Indian teen girls gang-raped and hanged from a tree: police
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Indian police have arrested one man and are looking for four other suspects after two teenage girls were gang-raped and then hanged from a t

Scare of a lifetime in just a few seconds at the Willis Tower
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For a few very long seconds, Alejandro Garibay thought the only thing between him and the street 103 stories below was the pane of glass qui

Maya Angelou, author and poet, dead at 86
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Author and poet ; Maya Angelou ;has died at age 86 in ;North Carolina, local media reported on Wednesday, citing her agent and a local offic

Man faces 120 years in Bucktown baseball bat beating
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Four years after a reputed gang member used a baseball bat to beat their daughter so badly she can no longer speak or walk unassisted, the f

Chicago fast food workers join today's national strike
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Undeterred by wind and rain, dozens of fast food workers and community activists gathered early Thursday morning outside the so-called Rock

Body pulled from lake identified as 32-year-old Lake Forest woman
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After the death of his 17-year-old son, a Lake Forest father left his executive banking job to work for an international Christian ministry

Street cart vendors push to legalize sidewalk vending
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Street cart vendors want a legal way into Chicago’s white-hot culinary scene, and are preparing to make a very public case.

City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports
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A ride-share company’s attempt to make an inroad into the lucrative Chicago airport market has been knocked down after briefly being up and