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'It's Awesome': Eclipse-Watchers From Around Globe Converge on Adler Planetarium

'It's Awesome': Eclipse-Watchers From Around Globe Converge on Adler Planetarium

The number of people who came out to the Adler Planetarium's solar eclipse event Monday exceeded organization's expectations. Chris Hush reports.

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Teen Boy, 3 Police Officers Hospitalized in Grayslake Fire

Teen Boy, 3 Police Officers Hospitalized in Grayslake Fire

A teen boy is in critical condition and three police officers were hospitalized Tuesday morning following a fire in far north suburban Grayslake, but an investigation into the fire has led to questions on...

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Attorney: IPRA to Release More Videos of Fatal Police Crash

Attorney: IPRA to Release More Videos of Fatal Police Crash

The attorney representing the family of a woman killed in a West Side police crash said videos they viewed of the incident seem to contradict police accounts of what happened.

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Founder of Firm Tied to Trump Dossier Speaks

Founder of Firm Tied to Trump Dossier Speaks

The co-founder of a Washington opposition research firm that produced a dossier of salacious allegations involving President Donald Trump has finished his closed-door interview with congressional...

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WEB 4PM PKG BEECHER ACCIDENT CRASH QURAISHI

WEB 4PM PKG BEECHER ACCIDENT CRASH QURAISHI

Charges were filed Tuesday against the driver in a crash that killed a pregnant mother and her three young sons near their northern Illinois home, officials announced. Ash-har Quraishireports.

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Backyard Chickens, Ducks Linked to Salmonella Cases: CDC

Backyard Chickens, Ducks Linked to Salmonella Cases: CDC

Recent salmonella outbreaks may be linked to backyard poultry, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In an outbreak advisory released Monday, the CDC said there have been 961 cases in...

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CFD Battles Blaze at Vacant Zenith Factory on Northwest Side

CFD Battles Blaze at Vacant Zenith Factory on Northwest Side

Firefighters were responding to a massive fire Tuesday evening on Chicago’s West Side, fire officials said.

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Rauner’s Office Responds to Cartoon, But Still Won’t Say if He’s Seen It

Rauner’s Office Responds to Cartoon, But Still Won’t Say if He’s Seen It

Facing increasing pressure to weigh in on a controversial cartoon from the Illinois Policy Institute, a spokeswoman for Gov. Bruce Rauner offered a lengthy response on the conservative think tank’s illustration...

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CTA Bus Evacuated After Man Throws Backpack Inside: Officials

CTA Bus Evacuated After Man Throws Backpack Inside: Officials

A CTA bus was evacuated on Chicago’s Northwest Side Tuesday afternoon after a man threw a backpack inside the vehicle, authorities said.

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Woman 'Solicited Numerous People' to Murder Ex-Husband: Cops

Woman 'Solicited Numerous People' to Murder Ex-Husband: Cops

A northwest suburban woman was charged Friday with unsuccessfully soliciting "numerous people" to killer ex-husband, police said.

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Driver Charged in Beecher Crash That Killed Mom, 3 Sons
Driver Charged in Beecher Crash That Killed Mom, 3 Sons

Charges were filed Tuesday against the driver in a crash that killed a pregnant mother and her three young sons near their northern Illinois home, officials said.

CTA Bus Evacuated After Man Throws Backpack Inside: CFD
CTA Bus Evacuated After Man Throws Backpack Inside: CFD

A CTA bus was evacuated on Chicago’s Northwest Side Tuesday afternoon after a man threw a backpack inside the vehicle, authorities said.

Teen Boy, 3 Police Officers Hospitalized in Grayslake Fire
Teen Boy, 3 Police Officers Hospitalized in Grayslake Fire

A teen boy is in critical condition and three police officers were hospitalized Tuesday morning following a fire in far north suburban Grayslake.

Pregnant Woman Delivers Her Own Baby on Side of Tollway
Pregnant Woman Delivers Her Own Baby on Side of Tollway

A pregnant woman on her way to the hospital was forced to pull over on the side of a tollway and deliver the baby herself, authorities said Tuesday.

In Arizona, Tensions High at Trump Rally Site
In Arizona, Tensions High at Trump Rally Site

President Donald Trump won't pardon former sheriff Joe Arpaio during his visit to Arizona, the White House said Tuesday as supporters and protesters gathered near the site of Trump's latest campaign...

Former NU Professor Praised in Letters From Supporters
Former NU Professor Praised in Letters From Supporters

Wyndham Lathem was many things to the more than 30 people who wrote letters of support after his arrest for a brutal murder prosecutors allege he carried out to fulfill a “sexual fantasy."