Mother kills son, Chicago law firm sues Catholic Charities
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Mother kills son, Chicago law firm sues Catholic Charities

By Nicole Anderson Mother kills son. Larissa Rodriguez and Christopher Rodriguez from Cuyahoga, Ohio, plead guilty to a number of charges for the death of their mentally disabled…

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Snowstorm is on its way, up to 10 inches expected
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Snowstorm is on its way, up to 10 inches expected

The weekend will bring snowstorm, in a winter that so far has produced little. Starting on Thursday and continuing into Sunday morning, accumulation amounts are still in question.…

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New study finds only 13% of antibiotic prescriptions are appropriate
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New study finds only 13% of antibiotic prescriptions are appropriate

A new study just released by Northwestern University finds that antibiotic outpatient prescriptions in the U.S. are rarely necessary. The research, completed in conjunction with the University of…

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Two more suspects charged in connection  with the mob attack on the Red Line
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Two more suspects charged in connection with the mob attack on the Red Line

On December 29, at approximately 7:12 pm, the riders at the Chicago Ave. station on the Red Line have been attacked by a group of teens.  According to the…

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City sues R. Kelly to gain access to his warehouse where women allegedly held captive
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City sues R. Kelly to gain access to his warehouse where women allegedly held captive

After the six-part documentary “Surviving R. Kelly,” which was featured on Lifetime last week, singer R. Kelly continued parting at a South Side nightclub early Thursday. Police were…

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Will marijuana be legalized nationwide in 2019?
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Will marijuana be legalized nationwide in 2019?

By Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish So far, the task of loosening marijuana laws has been left to individual states to implement.  But that changed when the Democrats won…

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Alderman Burke  faces federal criminal charges
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Alderman Burke faces federal criminal charges

Another case showcasing corruption of Chicago public officials unfolded this Thursday. Currently the most powerful and longest-serving Chicago Alderman, Edward Burke, was charged with extortion. If convicted, he could…

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Back 2 School Illinois announces 2019 College Scholarship program
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Back 2 School Illinois announces 2019 College Scholarship program

B2SI, a non-profit organization that creates and supports educational opportunities that enrich the lives of Illinois children, will award $2,500 cash grants to college-bound Illinois high school seniors…

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Chicago History Museum  receives $100,000 grant to support  an augmented reality program
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Chicago History Museum receives $100,000 grant to support an augmented reality program

The Chicago History Museum was awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to create an augmented reality experience that transports audiences to the…

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Will Chicago’s JackPOT save the city from its pension debt?
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Will Chicago’s JackPOT save the city from its pension debt?

Right before leaving the office in May, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has decided to score on his election campaign promises. One of them, which he also described as a…

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