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4 French Journalists Held in Syria Freed

4 French Journalists Held in Syria Freed

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Part of Man's Ear Bitten Off by Underage Girlfriend's Brother

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A South Side man who twice impregnated a minor teen had part of his ear bitten off by his young paramour’s brother, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. Jonathan Rios, admitted to police Thursday that he had sex...

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5 Dead, 11 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Violence

5 Dead, 11 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Violence

At least five people have been killed and 11 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday.

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Woman Finds Body While Hunting for Easter Eggs

Woman Finds Body While Hunting for Easter Eggs

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Katherine Russell: The Mystery of the Boston Bombing Widow

Katherine Russell: The Mystery of the Boston Bombing Widow

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13th Body Recovered From Everest Avalanche

13th Body Recovered From Everest Avalanche

Search teams recovered a 13th body on Saturday in the worst-ever recorded disaster on Mount Everest as searchers worked quickly to locate them in case weather conditions deteriorated, Reuters reported.

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Blackhawks Must Stay Aggressive in Game 2

Blackhawks Must Stay Aggressive in Game 2

The Chicago Blackhawks tried to play conservatively on Thursday night to protect a one goal lead, and they failed. In Game 2, they have to stick to the plan in order to tie their series in St. Louis.

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Ferry Relatives Offer DNA to ID Lost Children

Ferry Relatives Offer DNA to ID Lost Children

Some family members of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead as the rescue turned into a mission to recover the bodies of those...

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$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

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Woman Shot During Car Chase Flees to Police Station

A woman sitting in the passenger seat of a minivan was shot Saturday morning while the driver was being pursued by people in another car.

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Car Chase Ends in Fatal Shooting in West Town

Car Chase Ends in Fatal Shooting in West Town

A car chase that began in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood ended with a three-car crash and fatal shooting in the West Town neighborhood, police said

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Hawks' Depth Key to Road Success vs. Blues

The Chicago Blackhawks thrive upon their depth of scoring, and with first line change on the road, it's especially critical that guys like Bryan Bickell and Andrew Shaw step up their games.

Surveillance Video Shows Woman Pinned by Pickup

Surveillance Video Shows Woman Pinned by Pickup

A crash sent a pickup careening into a storefront, pinning a shopper and injuring a total of five people Friday afternoon in Chicago. A pickup truck crashed into a sedan, then crashed into the store where...

5 Dead, 11 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Violence

5 Dead, 11 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Violence

At least five people have been killed and 11 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday.

Restaurant Claims City Racial Bias With Licensing

Restaurant Claims City Racial Bias With Licensing

A River North restaurant says it was shut down one of its busiest nights, and claims it's being hassled by the city because it attracts a mostly-black clientele.

SIU Student's Family Questions Mysterious Death

SIU Student's Family Questions Mysterious Death

The family of a Southern Illinois University student who died under mysterious circumstances are demanding answers to how he died.