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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 08:15 AM CDT

87-Year-Old Jewel Thief Dodges Jail in Shoplifting Case

87-Year-Old Jewel Thief Dodges Jail in Shoplifting Case

A notorious jewel thief recently arrested at a Georgia Walmart store got no jail time during her latest court appearance. Doris Payne, at 87, has stolen about $2 million in jewels over the last six decades. She...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:24 AM CDT

Cop Pays For Teen's Gym Membership After Trespassing Call

Cop Pays For Teen's Gym Membership After Trespassing Call

The story of 15-year-old Vincent Gonzales and Skokie police Officer Mario Valenti started back in august at an X-Sport gym in the north suburb.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:13 AM CDT

Dodgers Beat Cubs, Claim 3-0 Series Lead

Dodgers Beat Cubs, Claim 3-0 Series Lead

The Chicago Cubs’ woes against the Los Angeles Dodgers continued unabated on Tuesday night, as they fell in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 06:36 PM CDT

Chicago-Area Women in Need Get Stunning Apartment Makeovers

Chicago-Area Women in Need Get Stunning Apartment Makeovers

Janelle Towne, founder of The Home 2 Home Project, works with local homeless shelters to help women who are moving into apartments but don’t have the furniture or furnishings they need.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 05:40 PM CDT
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By Charlie Wojciechowski

What Millennium Park's 'Cloud Gate' Looks Like From Inside

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 04:35 PM CDT

Car Crashes Into Patio Near Michigan Avenue Starbucks

Car Crashes Into Patio Near Michigan Avenue Starbucks

A silver sedan crashed into a patio near a bustling Starbucks on Michigan Avenue Tuesday afternoon sending the driver to the hospital.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Details Sexual Abuse by Team Doctor

Olympic Gold Medalist Details Sexual Abuse by Team Doctor

Two-time Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested for years by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor, abuse she said started in her early teens and continued for the rest of her competitive...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 06:40 AM CDT

Big Question for US Cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 Worth the Price?

Big Question for US Cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 Worth the Price?

Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to provide Amazon with generous tax breaks and other incentives that can erode a...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 05:48 AM CDT

Some Families of War Dead Say Trump Never Called

Some Families of War Dead Say Trump Never Called

Like presidents before him, Donald Trump has made personal contact with some families of the fallen, not all. What's different is that Trump, alone among them, has picked a political fight over who's done better...

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Sessions Defends Comey Firing, Ties It to Clinton Email Case

Sessions Defends Comey Firing, Ties It to Clinton Email Case

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday strongly defended President Donald Trump's firing of James Comey, linking the FBI director's abrupt dismissal to his handling of the Hillary Clinton email server...

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