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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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Judge Won't Overturn Day Care Worker's Murder Conviction

Judge Won't Overturn Day Care Worker's Murder Conviction

A judge declined Friday to overturn the murder conviction for a suburban day care worker imprisoned more than seven years for killing a toddler in her care.

Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Endorses Gary Johnson

Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Endorses Gary Johnson

In a somewhat unexpected decision just weeks before the upcoming presidential election, the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board has decided to forgo the Democratic and Republican parties, choosing instead to endorse...

Cause of Minnesota Sisters' Sudden Vacation Deaths Revealed

Cause of Minnesota Sisters' Sudden Vacation Deaths Revealed

An autopsy report reveals two sisters who were found dead while vacationing on a tropical African island had died from fluid in their lungs, a condition commonly known as acute pulmonary edema.

Chicago Announces New Steps in Possible Red Line Expansion

Chicago Announces New Steps in Possible Red Line Expansion

Chicago is announcing new steps toward a possible major expansion of the rail transit system's Red Line to the city's southernmost neighborhoods.

Trump Attacks Ex-Miss Universe in Early Morning Tweetstorm

Trump Attacks Ex-Miss Universe in Early Morning Tweetstorm

Donald Trump launched a tweetstorm early Friday morning, renewing his harsh criticism of 1996 Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado who claims he once called her "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping." He said on...

City Accepting Nominations for Official Christmas Tree

City Accepting Nominations for Official Christmas Tree

The City of Chicago is looking for this year’s “official” Christmas tree that will adorn Millennium Park for the holiday season. Nominations from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs...