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Officer Shot in Grand Crossing

Officer Shot in Grand Crossing

Lauren Petty reports from outside Mt. Sinai Medical Center at 5 a.m.

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Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

District 3 officer was sitting in a vehicle in the 7400 block of South Langley when he was shot in what may have been an attempted robbery.

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"Close to Nil" Subway Ebola Risk: Officials

"Close to Nil" Subway Ebola Risk: Officials

City officials said that the probability of someone contracting Ebola on the subway is “close to nil,” after the doctor who tested positive for the the disease Thursday rode several lines in the days before...

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ISIS Hostage's Mother Makes New Plea for Son's Safety

ISIS Hostage's Mother Makes New Plea for Son's Safety

The mother of Abdul Rahman Kassig, the American captive threatened with execution by ISIS, made another plea to the terror group Thursday, begging the Islamist militants to get in contact with the family.

Oct 24, 2014

Frank Mankiewicz, Aide to Robert Kennedy, Dies at 90

Frank Mankiewicz, Aide to Robert Kennedy, Dies at 90

Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern,...

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15-Year-Old Teen Conspired to Kill Parents, Stabbed Brother

15-Year-Old Teen Conspired to Kill Parents, Stabbed Brother

A Michigan couple is standing by their adopted 15-year-old daughter after she allegedly conspired with her older boyfriend to kill them and stabbed her kid brother.

Oct 24, 2014

Ebola Nurse: Why Has Amber Vinson Recovered so Quickly?

Ebola Nurse: Why Has Amber Vinson Recovered so Quickly?

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson’s blood tested negative for Ebola virus just nine days after she was first diagnosed and her fellow nurse, Nina Pham, is now in good condition.

Oct 24, 2014

Manning, Sanders Lead Broncos Past Chragers 35-21

Manning, Sanders Lead Broncos Past Chragers 35-21

Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week. Manning and Sanders connected for a trio...

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Who Is Craig Spencer, 1st New York Ebola Patient?

Who Is Craig Spencer, 1st New York Ebola Patient?

New York City doctor Craig Spencer is the fourth person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States -- and the first diagnosed in New York. He recently came back from treating Ebola patients in West Africa...

Oct 23, 2014

Tea Party Lawsuit Against IRS Dismissed

Tea Party Lawsuit Against IRS Dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed two lawsuits stemming from the government's alleged mistreatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.

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Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

District 3 officer was sitting in a vehicle in the 7400 block of South Langley when he was shot in what may have been an attempted robbery.

Illinois Coyotes Help Nab Iowa Fugitive

Illinois Coyotes Help Nab Iowa Fugitive

Daniel Rice, 21, slipped out of handcuffs while being transferred from a jail to a hospital.

Who Is Craig Spencer, 1st New York Ebola Patient?

Who Is Craig Spencer, 1st New York Ebola Patient?

New York City doctor Craig Spencer is the fourth person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States -- and the first diagnosed in New York. He recently came back from treating Ebola patients in West Africa...

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

Officers said they were on patrol near the 7900 block of South Justine Street when they came upon an attempted robbery.

Child Tests Negative for Ebola in Chicago

Child Tests Negative for Ebola in Chicago

A child being tested for Ebola at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital does not have Ebola, the hospital said Thursday.

Classes to Resume at Skokie Middle School

Classes to Resume at Skokie Middle School

Classes will resume at a north suburban middle school after two days of cancellations due to threatening Instagram posts shared with sixth graders, police said.