Eight @ 8 on Jan.12, 2019: Week In Review

In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories of the week. Make sure to check back on a weekly basis as a new edition of 'Eight @ 8: Week In Review' will be posted every Saturday morning.

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In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories of the week. Make sure to check back on a weekly basis as a new edition of 'Eight @ 8: Week In Review' will be posted every Saturday morning.
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Missing Wisconsin Teen Escapes After 3 Months Captive -nWisconsin teen Jayme Closs, who was kidnapped after her parents were murdered last October, was found safe and sound on Thursday. The man who allegedly committed the crimes was arrested and charged.
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In Wake of R. Kelly Series, Cook County State's Attorney Encourages Potential Victims to Come Forward -nThe six-part series “Surviving R. Kelly,” which describes decades of Kelly’s alleged sexual misconduct, aired last week on Lifetime. It features multiple women who have accused Kelly of sexual, mental, and physical abuse and includes interviews with Kelly’s brothers, the founder of the #MeToo movement, talk-show host Wendy Williams and singer John Legend.n"I was sickened by the allegations," Foxx said. "I was sickened as a survivor, I was sickened as a mother, I was sickened as a prosecutor."
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1 of 2 Girls Convicted in Slender Man Stabbing Files Appeal -nOne of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate shouldn't have been tried in adult court because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn't kill the girl, according to an appeal filed by her attorney. Morgan Geyser was sentenced to 40 years of institutional confinement at Winnebago Mental Health Facility Tuesday after she (at the age of 12), and Anissa Weier plotted to kill their sixth-grade classmate in 2014 under a delusion they needed to carry out the act to appease the internet character.
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Chuck Pagano Hired as Bears' Defensive Coordinator -nAfter Vic Fangio was hired by the Denver Broncos as their new head coach, the Bears moved quickly to secure his replacement, bringing in former Colts head coach Chuck Pagano as their defensive coordinator.
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Some Candidates Demand Burke Step Down Amid Corruption Case -nThe heat is on all of the mayoral candidates with ties to Ald. Ed Burke in light of a federal criminal investigation. Toni Preckwinkle for one, announced Monday she is establishing new measures to distance herself from the embattled alderman.
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Rachel Brosnahan's North Shore Acting Teacher Praises Star -nActress Rachel Brosnahan nabbed her second Golden Globe Sunday night, adding to her list of accolades--but you might not know the young actress actually got her start on Chicago’s North Shore. Read the full story above.
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Restaurant Suspends Manager Who Threw Chair at Black Teen -nVideo footage shows the manager of the Poke Poke restaurant in downtown Chicago apologizing to the 18-year-old teen for throwing the chair; saying he was “in the wrong.”
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DePaul Student Wasn't Robbed, Kidnapped After All - Days after a DePaul student reported they were robbed and kidnapped on the school's campus, police revealed that the alleged incident didn't happen quite the way the student told it.
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