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Officer Shot in Fox Lake, Manhunt Underway: Police

Officer Shot in Fox Lake, Manhunt Underway: Police

Police are searching for two armed people in far north suburban Fox Lake after an officer was shot in the area.

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Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted After Altercation

A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday night after an altercation on the flight, officials said.

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Pope Asks Bullied Chicago Girl to Sing

Pope Asks Bullied Chicago Girl to Sing

Pope Francis, speaking Monday from the Vatican via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United States.

Ky. Clerk Called to Hearing Over Gay Marriage Licenses

Ky. Clerk Called to Hearing Over Gay Marriage Licenses

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Chicago Eateries Make List of Best Restaurants for Foodies

Chicago Eateries Make List of Best Restaurants for Foodies

Fat Rice in Logan Square, Goosefoot in Lincoln Square, mfk. in Lakeview, Parachute in Avondale, and TETE Charcuterie in the West Loop all made the list compiled by OpenTable.