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Fire Destroys 20-Unit West Suburban Apartment Building

Fire Destroys 20-Unit West Suburban Apartment Building

No one was hurt in a fire that rendered an apartment building uninhabitable Monday night in west suburban Westmont.

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5 Killed, 32 Wounded in Presidents Day Weekend Shootings

5 Killed, 32 Wounded in Presidents Day Weekend Shootings

An unseasonably warm Presidents Day holiday weekend saw at least 37 people shot across the city, leaving five dead, according to Chicago Police.

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Bodies of 74 Migrants Wash Ashore in Libya

Bodies of 74 Migrants Wash Ashore in Libya

Dozens of migrants have died in the Mediterranean Sea, the latest victims of the perilous route, NBC News reported. Seventy-four bodies washed ashore in Libya, seen in photographs posted to Twitter by the...

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DC Zoo's Panda Cub Bao Bao Set for Trip to China

DC Zoo's Panda Cub Bao Bao Set for Trip to China

The National Zoo in Washington is saying a final goodbye to its panda cub Bao Bao. The zoo is packing up the American-born panda for a one-way flight Tuesday to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join...

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Dozens of Headstones Toppled at Missouri Jewish Cemetery

Dozens of Headstones Toppled at Missouri Jewish Cemetery

Authorities in Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were damaged at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the vandalism was reported early Monday at the...

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Illinois State University Seeks Public Input on Its Future

Illinois State University Seeks Public Input on Its Future

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum plans to unveil an exhibit chronicling the history of the rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals. Illinois State University is asking the public to...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 10:12 AM CST

See All the Records Broken During Chicago's Warm February

Chicago has broken a number of decades-old records with spring and summer-like...View gallery

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Deadline Looms for Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

Deadline Looms for Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few hundred holdouts rise for another day of resistance. They aren't deterred by the...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 07:01 AM CST

College QB, Brother of NFL Player, Charged With Rape

College QB, Brother of NFL Player, Charged With Rape

A college football quarterback, the brother of Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, has been arrested on rape charges. Kevin Olsen, 22, of Wayne, New Jersey, was taken into custody Sunday in North Carolina...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:30 PM CST

Mother Charged With Starving 2-Month-Old Baby to Death

Mother Charged With Starving 2-Month-Old Baby to Death

A Far South Side woman accused of starving her 2-month-old baby to death two years ago has been ordered on a $2 million bond.

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