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Welcome to our 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon section. Follow along with our race coverage as thousands prepare to compete for the biggest race of the year, stepping off Oct. 9.
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Chicago Neighborhood Practices 'Dibs' Even Without Snow
Chicago Neighborhood Practices 'Dibs' Even Without Snow

In a city that boasts some of the most expensive parking rates in the country—the custom of saving spots is already expanding its season.

Missing Streator Mother Found Safe, Man Arrested: Sheriff
Missing Streator Mother Found Safe, Man Arrested: Sheriff

A 24-year-old mother reported missing out of Streator, Illinois, has been found safely and her 11-month-old son's father has been arrested Friday, the LaSalle County Sheriff's Office announced.

Burglars Shatter Tempered Glass in Chicago Break-In
Burglars Shatter Tempered Glass in Chicago Break-In

A man says burglars broke tempered glass to get into his home and steal his possessions.

As Party Rebuilds, Democrats Seek a New DNC Leader
As Party Rebuilds, Democrats Seek a New DNC Leader

Democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to President Donald Trump into more election victories. With the outcome of Saturday's vote uncertain, former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison made a final push Friday to cajole support from the hundreds of state party leaders, donors and activists who make up the Democratic National Committee and determine the party's direction.

Transgender Woman Shot to Death in Englewood
Transgender Woman Shot to Death in Englewood

A 24-year-old transgender woman was shot to death Tuesday morning in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.

911 Tapes Released After Fatal Christmas Eve Fire in Indiana
911 Tapes Released After Fatal Christmas Eve Fire in Indiana

Three young children were killed after they became trapped on the upstairs floor of an apartment during a fire that broke out just minutes before Christmas Eve in northwest Indiana.