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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

264 Congressional Accountability Act Settlements in 20 Years

264 Congressional Accountability Act Settlements in 20 Years

Amid reports of sexual harassment allegations on Capitol Hill, Congress’ Office of Compliance (OOC) released a report that shows 264 settlements over violations of workplace rights in the past 20 years, costing...

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Agencies Searching for Man Who Fell Overboard From Boat
Agencies Searching for Man Who Fell Overboard From Boat

The Chicago Fire Department and United States Coast Guard are responding to reports of a man going overboard off a boat in Lake Michigan.

Chicago Named 'Rat Capital' of America in New Ranking
Chicago Named 'Rat Capital' of America in New Ranking

Chicago has found itself at the top of a ranking that residents likely won’t be too thrilled to read about.

Kane County C.O. Faces Sexual Assault Charges
Kane County C.O. Faces Sexual Assault Charges

A Kane County correctional officer is facing felony charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted an inmate.

Officials Release Names of Those Killed in Mo. Boat Accident
Officials Release Names of Those Killed in Mo. Boat Accident

More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely would not have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket...

1 Dead, Hostages Freed After Hours-Long Standoff at LA Trader Joe's
1 Dead, Hostages Freed After Hours-Long Standoff at LA Trader Joe's

One woman is dead after a gunman being chased by police entered a Silver Lake Trader Joe's Saturday afternoon, held several people hostage and engaged in an hours-long standoff with police before eventually...

Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer
Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer

All too often, kids don’t have the school supplies — pens, paper, notebooks and even tables and chairs — they need to succeed, and teachers struggle to fill the gap. The good news: This summer, it's easier than...