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Rebecca Palmore
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Inside ‘The View From Room 205’: A Q&A with Reporter Linda Lutton
WBEZ reporter Linda Lutton spent the 2014-15 school year examining the impacts of poverty on a fourth-grade class in North Lawndale for a new story published this week. She spoke with Chicago Tonight to discuss that process.
WBEZ reporter Linda Lutton spent the 2014-15 school year examining the impacts of poverty on a fourth-grade class in North Lawndale for a new story published this week. She spoke with Chicago Tonight to discuss that process.
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Obama’s Farewell Address: Photos, Video from McCormick Place
President Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago on Tuesday to deliver his farewell address to the nation.
Thousands of spectators gathered at McCormick Place to watch President Barack Obama conclude his two-term presidency in the city where his political life began 20 years ago.
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Budget ‘Grand Bargain’ Shaping Up in Springfield
After nearly two years of budget gridlock, spiraling deficits and political acrimony in Springfield, a grand bargain on the budget is coming together in the Illinois Senate.
After nearly two years of budget gridlock, spiraling deficits and political acrimony in Springfield, a grand bargain on the budget is coming together in the Illinois Senate.
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Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Chicago’s Violent 2016
Last year, the Chicago Police Department recorded 762 homicides. That’s more homicides than New York City and Los Angeles combined. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson discusses the city’s violent crime and plans to combat it.
Last year, the Chicago Police Department recorded 762 homicides. That’s more homicides than New York City and Los Angeles combined. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson discusses the city’s violent crime and plans to combat it.
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Chicago Recovery School to Offer Teen Addicts Chance to Get Clean, Earn Diploma
Serenity Academy Chicago could open as soon as next year and promises teens a chance to break free from addiction and earn a high school diploma.
Planning is underway to open Serenity Academy Chicago, a recovery-based high school designed specifically for students dealing with substance abuse disorders, in downtown Chicago beginning in 2017.
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Frigid Temps Force School Closures Across Chicago Area
More than 170 schools in the greater Chicago area were closed or delayed their starting times Thursday due to subzero temperatures and bitter wind chills.
More than 170 schools in the greater Chicago area were closed or delayed their starting times Thursday due to subzero temperatures and bitter wind chills. But even as temperatures plunge below zero this week, Chicago Public School students probably shouldn’t count on any extra time off leading up to their holiday break.
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Department of Justice Releases ‘Sobering’ Report on CPD
The DOJ concluded that there is “reasonable cause to believe that the Chicago Police Department engages in a pattern or practice of excessive use of force,” said U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch at a press conference announcing the 161-page report.
The U.S. Department of Justice releases the findings of its 13-month investigation and an agreement with the city to negotiate an independently monitored consent decree.
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Trump’s Chicago Skyscraper at Bottom of City’s Energy Rankings
Donald Trump is no friend of the environment. And based on new energy use data from the city, neither is his trademark Chicago skyscraper.
Donald Trump is no friend of the environment. And based on new energy use data from the city, neither is his trademark Chicago skyscraper.
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Chicago Drops to No. 3 City for Bedbugs
After four consecutive years of reigning as the top city for bedbugs, Chicago drops down to the No. 3 spot.
After four consecutive years of reigning as the top city for bedbugs, Chicago drops down to the No. 3 spot, according to a recent study by pest control company Orkin.
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10 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chicago
Ring in the New Year with live music, comedy, DJ beats, burlesque and bubbly this weekend. Here are 10 parties in and around Chicago.
Ring in the New Year with live music, comedy, DJ beats, burlesque and bubbly this weekend. Here are 10 parties in and around Chicago.
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10 Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 21-25
Treat family and friends to a Chicago-style Christmas. Here are 10 things to do in and around the city.
Treat family and friends to a Chicago-style Christmas. Here are 10 things to do in and around the city.
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Ald. Willie Cochran Indicted, Charged with Fraud, Extortion, Bribery
The charges were announced Wednesday as the South Side alderman, a former Chicago police officer, attended the final City Council meeting of the year.
The South Side alderman was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of wire fraud, extortion and bribery. The charges were announced as Cochran attended the final City Council meeting of the year.
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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