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Water Main Break Closes Streets in West Loop

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Face of Hurricane Katrina Misery Continues Her Journey

Face of Hurricane Katrina Misery Continues Her Journey

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Ashley Madison CEO Stepping Down After Hack

Ashley Madison CEO Stepping Down After Hack

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Lucy Liu Welcomes Son Rockwell Lloyd

Lucy Liu Welcomes Son Rockwell Lloyd

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Journalists Killed on Live TV Shot in Head: Officials

Journalists Killed on Live TV Shot in Head: Officials

A TV news reporter and cameraman who were killed during a live broadcast both suffered gunshot wounds to the head, Virginia medical officials said. WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker's official cause of death was...

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Police Shut Down Seinfeld's Lemonade Stand: Report

Police Shut Down Seinfeld's Lemonade Stand: Report

No lemonade for you! That's what the cops had to tell several people who had allegedly illegally parked cars around a roadside lemonade stand set up by comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his family last week in...

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Parents Killed, Kids Among 7 Hurt in Robbins Crash

Parents Killed, Kids Among 7 Hurt in Robbins Crash

A mother and father were killed and their children were among seven people injured after two vehicles crashed into their van while street racing in a southern Chicago suburb, police said Friday.

2 Dead, 5 Injured in Hazmat Situation in Suburban Home

2 Dead, 5 Injured in Hazmat Situation in Suburban Home

Two people are dead, one person is critically injured and four first responders have been hospitalized in a mysterious hazardous materials situation in unincorporated Des Plaines.

Schumer, Lawrence Dance on Billy Joel's Piano at Wrigley Field

Schumer, Lawrence Dance on Billy Joel's Piano at Wrigley Field

Concertgoers at Billy Joel’s highly-anticipated Wrigley Field performance Thursday night got an extra treat when famed comedian Amy Schumer and actress Jennifer Lawrence jumped onstage.

Officials Warn of Traffic Ahead of Jane Byrne Interchange Work

Officials Warn of Traffic Ahead of Jane Byrne Interchange Work

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Kids, Women Among 71 Bodies Found in Truck: Officials

Kids, Women Among 71 Bodies Found in Truck: Officials

The number of migrants found dead in a truck abandoned on the side of a highway in Austria has reached 71, Austrian officials said Friday, NBC News reported. The victims were 59 men, eight women and four...

Two of Three People Killed in Ingleside Crash ID'd

Two of Three People Killed in Ingleside Crash ID'd

Three people were killed in a fiery crash in north suburban Lake County early Wednesday morning.