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Pregnant commuter on 'L' struggles to find a seat
It's obvious to everyone. From the checkout woman at Target, to the security guards in my office building, to the homeless guy on the street who tells me to name the child after him: I am very pregnant.
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Find 4th of July fireworks in the Chicago suburbs
Ready to go out with a bang? Find a fireworks display in a suburb near you this Fourth of July weekend. Displays listed below range in date from June 26 to July 5; some events listed below include festivities other than fireworks.
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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 he was dressed like Teddy Roosevelt.
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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 members of his fiancee's family.
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It was only after angry villagers found the hanging corpses and took the bodies to a nearby highway and blocked it in protest, say the families, that police registered a case of rape and murder.
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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 official.
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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 of Chicago’s most downtrodden neighborhoods.
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“Star Wars” creator George Lucas has selected Chicago over Los Angeles and San Francisco as the future home of his collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to a spokeswoman for the museum.
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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 account that a resident created using his image.
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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.
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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 quickly cracking as he sat on the Ledge on the side of Willis Tower .
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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 family of Natasha McShane has traveled from their home in Northern Ireland to watch her attacker be sentenced today.
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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

Climate change's effect here: More severe weather, higher crop yields
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Climate change is expected to bring more severe weather, increased crop yields and a longer Great Lakes shipping season to Illinois and the

Three-time Chicago marathon champ banned for doping
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Three-time Chicago Marathon winner Liliya Shobukhova of Russia, the second fastest women's marathoner in history, has been stripped of those

Man charged with cyberstalking Naperville woman
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A Joliet man has been arrested on charges he cyberstalked a Naperville woman.

Emails show Emanuel aides, producers coordinated CNN 'Chicagoland' scenes
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If it seemed as though some scenes of CNN's documentary series "Chicagoland" were coordinated by Mayor Rahm Emanuel 's City Hall and the sho