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Monday, Jan 23, 2012

Chicago Olympics Rival Claims Tokyo's Support

Chicago Olympics Rival Claims Tokyo's Support

A survey suggests over 65 percent of the public backs a Tokyo bid for the 2020 Games.

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011

Chicago Olympics Rival Gains 2020 Support

Chicago Olympics Rival Gains 2020 Support

Tokyo beat out Chicago two years ago in the first round of voting.

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012
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By Phil Rogers

Tokyo Olympics Bid Sad Reminder for Chicago

Tokyo Olympics Bid Sad Reminder for Chicago

The sports world rippled with a sad reminder of Chicago’s failed Olympic dream Wednesday, as Tokyo, a former Chicago competitor for the 2016 Games, unveiled its logo for a 2020 bid.

Friday, Jun 3, 2011

Wanjiru and Shobukhova Win 2010 Marathon

Wanjiru and Shobukhova Win 2010 Marathon

2009 winners repeat in dramatic fashion.

Friday, Mar 19, 2010

Rio's Olympic Plans Hit Snag

Rio's Olympic Plans Hit Snag

City's share of oil wealth could drop 80 percent.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010
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By Andrew Greiner

Chicago Area Olympians

The Windy City will be well represented in Vancouver this Winter.View gallery

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Saturday, Oct 24, 2009

Daley: U.S. Cities Should Give Up on Olympics

Daley: U.S. Cities Should Give Up on Olympics

Three weeks removed from a crushing defeat, Daley says the Games are a fool's quest.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2009

Olympic Committee Member Gets Big Promotion

Olympic Committee Member Gets Big Promotion

Patrick Sandusky, 34, will serve as acting head of communication for the USOC.

Friday, Oct 9, 2009

Brazilian President Worried About Obama

Brazilian President Worried About Obama

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said that the Obama factor at the Olympics had him shaking in his boots.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2009

Olympic Committee Chief Steps Down After Failed Bid

Olympic Committee Chief Steps Down After Failed Bid

The woman many blamed for botching Chicago's Olympic deserves a medal for her speedy resignation.

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17-Year-Old Boy Shot in Head in Jefferson Park

17-Year-Old Boy Shot in Head in Jefferson Park

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head on Tuesday afternoon in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on Chicago's Northwest Side.

Chicago Area's Wild Weather Week Continues

Chicago Area's Wild Weather Week Continues

Chicago's weather has been strange this week, to say the least - and our rollercoaster ride is far from over.

Community Group Opposes North Side Target Development

Community Group Opposes North Side Target Development

A group of Rogers Park neighbors made up of Caroline Hedger Apartments residents, Loyola University students and others held a press conference outside the Chicago Housing Authority Tuesday to voice opposition to a proposed Target and conjoined mixed-use development in the neighborhood.

Millions Targeted for Possible Deportation Under Trump Rules

Millions Targeted for Possible Deportation Under Trump Rules

Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration. Any immigrant who is in the country illegally and is charged or convicted of any offense, or even suspected of a crime, will now be an enforcement priority, according to Homeland Security Department memos signed by Secretary John Kelly. That could include people arrested for shoplifting or minor offenses — or simply having crossed the border illegally.

Drew Peterson Transferred to Federal Custody

Drew Peterson Transferred to Federal Custody

Convicted murderer Drew Peterson is no longer an Illinois inmate.

Teen Faces Felony Charge After Alleged Middle School Beating

Teen Faces Felony Charge After Alleged Middle School Beating

A 14-year-old boy is facing a felony charge after an alleged beating inside a northwest suburban middle school earlier this month.