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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Monday, Feb 29, 2016

What You’ll See at Each Mile of the 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

What You’ll See at Each Mile of the 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Running a race in Chicago is one of the best ways to see multiple parts of the city in one trip. While running in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K participants will start in Millennium Park to race...

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

City Releases Safety, Traffic Tips for Chicago Marathon

City Releases Safety, Traffic Tips for Chicago Marathon

As the more than 40,000 runners in the Chicago Marathon prepare for the big day Sunday, the city of Chicago released its security plan and offered traffic tips to help runners and spectators safely navigate the...

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5 Cars Stolen From Tinley Park Dealership
5 Cars Stolen From Tinley Park Dealership

Five vehicles were stolen Friday night from a car dealership in suburban Tinley Park, according to police.

2 Fatally Shot as Chicago Surpasses 100 Homicides This Year
2 Fatally Shot as Chicago Surpasses 100 Homicides This Year

Two men were shot to death early Saturday in the city's Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, bringing the number of homicides in Chicago this year to 101.

Former Hinsdale Central Teacher Sentenced for Sex Assault
Former Hinsdale Central Teacher Sentenced for Sex Assault

A former teacher at Hinsdale Central High School has been sentenced to six years in prison for having sexual contact with a student.

Trump Says He'll Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner
Trump Says He'll Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner

President Donald Trump announced that he would not be attending the 2017 White House correspondents' dinner in a tweet Saturday evening. "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" Trump tweeted.

Trump Administration Drops Support of Transgender Student
Trump Administration Drops Support of Transgender Student

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice on Friday reversed their stance in the case of a transgender student in a Palatine school district, withdrawing support that had been given by the Obama administration a few months ago, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

Car Plows Into Parade Crowd in New Orleans; 28 Hurt
Car Plows Into Parade Crowd in New Orleans; 28 Hurt

A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said. Police Chief Michael Harrison said the suspect is being investigated for driving while intoxicated. Harrison was asked twice by the media if terrorism was suspected. While he didn't say "No" he did say it looks like a case of DWI.