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Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

Top Wheelchair Athletes to Race in Chicago Marathon

Top Wheelchair Athletes to Race in Chicago Marathon

The best American wheelchair athletes are set to compete in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this year in the hopes of qualifying for the U.S. Paralympics team.

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Champs to Face Off

Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Champs to Face Off

The world's top professional wheelchair athletes, including the defending champions of the Chicago Marathon, will compete in the first-ever Chicago-New York Challenge this fall.

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014

McFadden Wins Women's Marathon Wheelchair Race

McFadden Wins Women's Marathon Wheelchair Race

University of Illinois alum Tatyana McFadden won her fourth consecutive Chicago Marathon Sunday in the women's wheelchair race.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013

McFadden Wins Third Straight Marathon Wheelchair Race

McFadden Wins Third Straight Marathon Wheelchair Race

Chicago makes McFadden's third major marathon win this season.

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Girl Dies, Boy Missing After Falling Into Kankakee River

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Man Stabbed on CTA Bus in Marquette Park

Man Stabbed on CTA Bus in Marquette Park

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More Than 60 Shot in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

More Than 60 Shot in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day as more than 60 people were shot during the violent three-day holiday weekend.

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Car Crashes Into Doorway at O'Hare Airport on Memorial Day

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Director Defends Shooting of Gorilla, Says Zoo Safe

Director Defends Shooting of Gorilla, Says Zoo Safe

The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.

Popular Chicago Restaurant Vandalized With Anti-Gay Graffiti

Popular Chicago Restaurant Vandalized With Anti-Gay Graffiti

A popular Chicago restaurant is fighting back after being vandalized with anti-gay graffiti over the weekend.