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 2021-10-27 15:56 

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US renews efforts to put Wikileaks' Julian Assange on trial...

U.S. authorities offer to let Assange serve any U.S. prison sentence he receives in his native Australia....

 2021-10-27 15:54 

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Bears consider shutting down OLB Khalil Mack because of sprained foot...

Mack is seventh in the NFL with six sacks, but has been struggling with a foot injury since Week 3....

 2021-10-27 15:32 

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City Council poised to wrap up budget season in record time...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's $16.7 billion budget is on course to sail through the City Council, thanks to an avalanche of federal relief funds that paved the way for an unprecedented 30% increase in city spending....

 2021-10-27 15:08 

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Transfers to private schools, suburban districts, homeschooling spur latest CPS enrollment drop...

The school system suffered its 10th consecutive year of falling enrollment, now down to 330,000 from last year's 341,000, according to a tally on the 20th day of this school year....

 2021-10-27 14:42 

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Man paroled in Starved Rock killings gets chance to test evidence in his quest to prove his innocence...

Chester Weger, 82, was freed as a model prisoner last year after nearly six decades in prison, convicted of killing three Chicago-area women at the popular state park in 1960....

 2021-10-27 14:30 

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Patrick Daley Thompson trial set for Feb. 1...

The alderman is the highest-profile figure to face criminal charges in connection with the clout-heavy Washington Federal Bank for Savings in Bridgeport, which federal regulators shut down in 2017 over a massive fraud scheme....

 2021-10-27 13:51 

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'Army of Thieves' a safe bet for fans of breezy heist films...

The nerdy criminal from 'Army of the Dead' returns for aggressively silly prequel....

 2021-10-27 13:17 

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US issues 1st passport with 'X' gender marker...

The State Department expects to be able to offer the option to nonbinary, intersex and gender-nonconforming people early next year, an official said....

 2021-10-27 12:48 

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Boeing posts loss amid jet production issues...

The company said the rollout of vaccines against COVID-19 and easing of global travel restrictions will boost demand for planes....

 2021-10-27 12:43 

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McDonald's sales rise 14% on larger orders, higher prices...

The company may have dodged at least some of the most severe labor shortages that have dogged companies like Domino's....

 2021-10-27 11:30 

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Man extradited from Arizona, charged with fatal shooting in April in Canaryville: police...

William Lariat, 30, was charged with a felony count of first-degree murder....

 2021-10-27 11:00 

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Dear Abby: I love my husband of 25 years — and someone else, too...

As her unfaithful mate ignores her, woman pines for the man she cheated with years ago....

 2021-10-27 11:00 

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Seeking respite from reality, theater's glorious return to Chicago offered just the ticket...

Seeking respite from the reality of the news cycle, I found what I needed at Teatro Zinzanni, a 2 1/2-hour feast for the senses running thru Nov. 28 downtown. The comedic cirque show was the first to open to live audiences in the Loop after the pandemic s...

 2021-10-27 10:45 

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In praise of northern pike: Finding the place of one of Illinois' top predators, plus Stray Cast...

Trying to put northern pike in its place as a top predator in Illinois, one that has a growing presence on the Chicago lakefront; plus the Stray Cast....

 2021-10-27 09:46 

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Man found fatally shot in Grand Crossing...

About 1:35 a.m., officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1500 block of East 70th Street, found the man laying unresponsive with gunshot wounds to his head and lower torso area....

 2021-10-27 09:39 

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Teen boy attacked, stabbed, after argument on Red Line platform in the Loop...

About 1:30 a.m., the teen was on a Red Line platform in the 200 block of South State Street, when he got into an argument with a man and a woman....

 2021-10-27 08:32 

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1 killed, 8 wounded in shootings Tuesday in Chicago...

The day's fatal shooting occurred in Englewood....

 2021-10-27 05:01 

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Horoscope for Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2021...

Moon AlertThere are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions until 11 p.m. PDT. The moon is in Cancer.Aries (March 21-April 19)Today you welcome a chance to cocoon at home and hide......

 2021-10-27 04:36 

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74-year-old man found fatally shot inside Englewood residence...

The man was found unresponsive by police Tuesday night in the 6900 block of South Aberdeen Street, police said....

 2021-10-27 04:31 

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Braves top Astros 6-2 to win Game 1 of World Series...

Jorge Soler became the first player to begin a Series with a home run, Adam Duvall added a two-run shot and the Braves overcame the loss of starting pitcher Charlie Morton to a broken leg to capture the opener of the Fall Classic....

 2021-10-27 03:09 

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State Senate passes repeal of long-stalled abortion parental notification law, sends to House...

Along with repealing the parental notice law, the measure also creates the Youth Health and Safety Act, which establishes a working group to ensure...

 2021-10-27 02:30 

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'Team chemistry': Blackhawks brass waited until after Stanley Cup win to address assault allegations...

Team officials allowed assistant coach Bradley Aldrich to resign without conducting an investigation of allegations he assaulted a player or alerting authorities....

 2021-10-27 02:07 

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Move to bar moral exemptions for refusing COVID-19 vaccine sparks concerns, obscenities, threats...

Lawmakers serving on the House's Executive Committee engaged in a heated back and forth during the hearing on the proposed amendment to the 1998 Health Care Right of Conscience Act....

 2021-10-27 01:20 

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Stan Bowman's exit leaves already struggling 2021 Blackhawks in shambles...

A winless team, a broken sellout streak, a dire lack of experience or continuity in the front office and a tainted history leave the Hawks no framework with which to rebuild....

 2021-10-27 01:13 

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Family of newly identified Gacy victim can finally grieve, 45 years later...

Family members of Francis Wayne Alexander, the third victim identified after the Cook County sheriff's office in 2011 reopened an investigation into Gacy's murders, said they...

 2021-10-27 00:22 

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Illinois should end religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination and testing...

Legislators should hammer out the details and take this step, for the sake of ending this pandemic as quickly as possible....

 2021-10-27 00:00 

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3 tips to save on your groceries amid rising prices, inflation...

Shoppers are feeling the price hikes, particularly with countless product shortages and widespread supply chain disruptions....

 2021-10-26 23:40 

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Group cites more worker complaints against El Milagro...

Employees of the tortilla manufacturer have alleged it violates federal labor law. Now a support group says the employees have filed additional complaints with state and city agencies....

 2021-10-26 23:37 

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'Antlers' a scary story of being traumatized by a monster — and by reality...

What does a boy do when the murderous beast in the attic is his dad?...

 2021-10-26 22:59 

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Woman sentenced to probation for lying to 911 operator about baby being inside carjacked vehicle...

Sade Owens, 31, during a hearing Thursday pleaded guilty to a single count of making a false report to a 911 operator, court records show....

 2021-10-26 22:44 

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Blackhawks add Jonathan Toews, Henrik Borgstrom to growing COVID list...

The Hawks now have five players, including Toews and Patrick Kane, and three assistant coaches on the COVID list....

 2021-10-26 22:43 

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Former hotel workers sue Swissotel Chicago, accused it of violating 'Right to Return to Work' ordinance...

Swissotel didn't respond to a request for comment, but sent a letter to the women's attorney in August, arguing the ordinance doesn't apply to the three women because they were...

 2021-10-26 22:28 

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R. Kelly's three Grammys will not be rescinded — for now — Recording Academy CEO says...

Despite the acts attached to Kelly, the singer's three Grammys will remain with him for the time being....

 2021-10-26 22:06 

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Woman gets 10-year sentence for soliciting kidnapping in plot against woman who dated cop in Lightfoot's security detail...

Lissette Ortiz, 56, pleaded guilty on Oct. 19 to soliciting a kidnapping while armed with a firearm in a deal with Cook County prosecutors that saw four other counts against Ortiz dropped, court records show....

 2021-10-26 21:54 

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1st-and-10: Will Justin Fields make the 49ers pay for snubbing him?...

When the 49ers moved up from No. 12 to No. 3 in the 2021 draft, they took Trey Lance over Fields. Lance might not play Sunday against the Bears, but Fields will get a chance for his own Patrick Mahomes finger-counting moment at Soldier Field....

 2021-10-26 21:54 

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1st-and-10: Will Justin Fields make the 49ers pay for snubbing him?...

When the 49ers moved up from No. 12 to No. 3 in the 2021 draft, they took Trey Lance over Fields. Lance might not play Sunday against the Bears, but Fields will get a chance for his own Patrick Mahomes finger-counting moment at Soldier Field....

 2021-10-26 21:48 

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Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report: Crappie bite builds, wait is on for perch, fall is trophy time...

With fall finally setting in, trophy time is here, the crappie bite is picking up, and anglers are antsy for perch bite on southern Lake Michigan to start; those threads lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report....

 2021-10-26 21:40 

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City unveils plans to give COVID-19 vaccine to younger children...

Chicago Public Schools is planning a citywide marketing campaign to promote the vaccine for younger children....

 2021-10-26 21:38 

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Mort Sahl, influential and socially aware comedian, dies at 94...

In stark contrast with the light-hearted stand-up comedy of his 1950s heyday, Sahl remarked upon the day's current events with stinging satire....

 2021-10-26 21:32 

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More pathways needed for work authorization for immigrants...

Currently, those applying for asylum need to wait a year until they receive their work permit. Because of this wait, many immigrants end up working in unsafe conditions to support themselves and their families....

 2021-10-26 21:17 

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Man dies days after Dan Ryan shooting...

On Oct. 13, Daryl Ware was in a vehicle on Interstate 94 about 10:30 p.m. near 69th Street when someone fired shots from another vehicle, Illinois State Police said....

 2021-10-26 21:16 

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Civic Federation president urges Lightfoot to pull out all stops to keep Bears in Chicago...

As the head of Chicago's foremost taxpayer watchdog group, Laurence Msall might be expected to urge fiscal caution. But Msall said losing the Bears would be a blow the city should try hard to avoid....

 2021-10-26 21:06 

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Padres reportedly interview former White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen for managerial job...

Guillen started his professional playing career as a Padres minor-leaguer in 1981....

 2021-10-26 21:06 

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Cook County's 900,000 residents of Polish heritage have much to celebrate this month...

We recognize and are grateful for the contributions of those who share our Polish heritage....

 2021-10-26 20:54 

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Blackhawks' championship legacy blighted by failures of men who should've done better...

A cover-up, despicable in its own right, will linger in an alleged sexual predator's foul wake....

 2021-10-26 20:50 

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New York teen charged with making threat that shut down Naperville North High School...

The teen is charged with aggravated harassment in connection with Oct. 15 incident....

 2021-10-26 20:48 

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Bears S Eddie Jackson seeks balance between ball-hawking, being dependable...

Jackson has missed five tackles this season, but it's partly because he's trying to make the types of plays that made him one of the NFL's best and richest safeties....

 2021-10-26 20:30 

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Cause of Montana Amtrak derailment still under investigation...

NTSB spokesman Keith Holloway said Tuesday it was...

 2021-10-26 20:09 

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Siafa Lewis leaving NBC 5 Chicago; Leila Rahimi joining station part time...

Lewis, the lead sports anchor, is leaving for a news anchor job at the CBS affiliate in Philadelphia....

 2021-10-26 20:04 

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Chicago theaters say guns on stage are here to stay...

Use of guns in Chicago stage productions comes with strict protocols, safety training...

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