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Chicago: City in Illinois, United States
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States, and the fourth largest in North America and the third largest metropolitan area in the world by land area.

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Church bells toll in Chicago to support Paris

Catholic churches in Chicago rang their bells in unison Wednesday as a show of support for the Archdiocese of Paris after devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. (April 17)
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Here's the daily lineup for Lollapalooza 2019 in Chicago; single-day tickets on sale

Single-day tickets are on sale now for the Chicago megafestival, running Aug. 1 to 4.
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Videos for Chicago

John Legend Slams Chicago's Police Union In Scathing Op-Ed [Video]John Legend Slams Chicago's Police Union In Scathing Op-Ed

The singer John Legend co-wrote a Chicago Tribune op-ed published Thursday, denouncing the local police union as a "grave threat to this city's safety." Legend and Neill Franklin, a former officer and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:01Published

Sober Curious Movement Makes Sobriety Less Scary [Video]Sober Curious Movement Makes Sobriety Less Scary

A group of Chicago women created a safe space to support one another in their journeys through sobriety.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 06:02Published

'Star Wars' team speak about 'emotional' ending of trilogies [Video]'Star Wars' team speak about 'emotional' ending of trilogies

Thousands of fans attend "Star Wars Celebration" as the title of the latest film is announced. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

LEGO breaks record with image made up of Star Wars figurines [Video]LEGO breaks record with image made up of Star Wars figurines

Toy company LEGO has created an image of the helmet of the notorious Star Wars henchman, the Stormtrooper, made up entirely of their small Stormtrooper figurines. Rough cut - no reporter narraiton.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Top Prosecutor Asks For Review Into Jussie Smollett Case [Video]Top Prosecutor Asks For Review Into Jussie Smollett Case

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is asking for a review after her office dismissed criminal charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett Over Investigation Cost [Video]Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett Over Investigation Cost

Smollett missed the deadline to pay Chicago more $130,000. Now the city is suing for at least three times as much.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

City Of Chicago Files Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett [Video]City Of Chicago Files Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

According to Newser, the city of Chicago filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, which sues Jussie Smollett. Smollett was cleared of charges that alleged that he staged a hate-crime..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Jussie Smollett Sued For Police Costs Over Hoax Attack [Video]Jussie Smollett Sued For Police Costs Over Hoax Attack

Reuters reports the city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett. The city claims Smollett owes it over $130,000 for police costs incurred in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Boeing Shareholders Sue Company Over Fatal 737 MAX Crashes [Video]Boeing Shareholders Sue Company Over Fatal 737 MAX Crashes

The suit accuses Boeing of defrauding shareholders by hiding possible safety failures in its 737 MAX aircraft.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Boeing Shareholders Sue Company Over 737 Max Crashes [Video]Boeing Shareholders Sue Company Over 737 Max Crashes

On Tuesday airline manufacturer Boeings legal troubles grew as a new lawsuit accused the company of defrauding shareholders by concealing safety deficiencies in its 737 MAX planes before two fatal..

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Another family sues Boeing in U.S. [Video]Another family sues Boeing in U.S.

The family of 29-year-old newly-wed Mucaad Abdalla, who was killed in last month's Ethopian Airlines 737 MAX crash, is suing Boeing in the U.S., according to the family's lawyer Nomi Husain and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Chicago Baby Shower Shooting [Video]Chicago Baby Shower Shooting

Six people, including two children, were wounded Saturday at a baby shower in Chicago. Two men opened fire Saturday at a baby shower outside of a home on the South Side of Chicago. Fortunately, the two..

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Driver smashes into police car: video [Video]Driver smashes into police car: video

Police in Chicago are tweeting motorists "DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE" after a traffic camera caught a car running a red light at an intersection and smashing into a police vehicle on Thursday night. Another..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:30Published

Chicago Says It Will Sue Jussie Smollett For $130,000 For Investigation Costs [Video]Chicago Says It Will Sue Jussie Smollett For $130,000 For Investigation Costs

The city of Chicago is planning to sue actor Jussie Smollett after he missed the Thursday deadline to pay $130,106.15, CNN reports. The bill, meant to cover the cost of police overtime during the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Chicago Plans to Sue Jussie Smollett Over Investigation Cost [Video]Chicago Plans to Sue Jussie Smollett Over Investigation Cost

Smollett missed the deadline to pay Chicago more $130,000. Under municipal code, the city can now triple the fine.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Jussie Smollett Faces Deadline To Pay $130,000 For Investigation Costs [Video]Jussie Smollett Faces Deadline To Pay $130,000 For Investigation Costs

According to a report by CNN, on Thursday, the deadline for actor Jussie Smollett to pay the 130,106 dollar bill sent to him by the city of Chicago to cover the cost of the investigation into his claim..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Boeing faces lawsuits over Ethiopia crash [Video]Boeing faces lawsuits over Ethiopia crash

A number of families of victims are suing the Chicago-based company

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 08:12Published

Jussie Smollet Faces Deadline To Pay $130,000 For Investigation Costs [Video]Jussie Smollet Faces Deadline To Pay $130,000 For Investigation Costs

According to a report by CNN, on Thursday, the deadline for actor Jussie Smollett to pay the 130,106 dollar bill sent to him by the city of Chicago to cover the cost of the investigation into his claim..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Verizon launches 5G service ahead of schedule [Video]Verizon launches 5G service ahead of schedule

Verizon Communications beat global rivals in the race to launch the first 5G mobile service, starting the fast mobile network in two U.S. cities on Wednesday. Conway G. Gittens reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Black, Gay Woman Elected Chicago Mayor [Video]Black, Gay Woman Elected Chicago Mayor

On Tuesday, former Assistant US Attorney Lori Lightfoot was elected as the first African-American woman to be mayor of Chicago. With many of the mayoral candidates promising they would fire current..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Chicago Elects Lori Lightfoot As Mayor [Video]Chicago Elects Lori Lightfoot As Mayor

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago, known for its machine politics and corruption, woke up Wednesday to voters choosing an anti-establishment candidate who may shake up a city that made history by electing..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Lori Lightfoot Becomes Chicago's First Black Female And Openly Gay Mayor [Video]Lori Lightfoot Becomes Chicago's First Black Female And Openly Gay Mayor

Lori Lightfoot has won Chicago's mayoral election by 74% to become the city's first black female and first openly gay mayor.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 01:36Published

Chicago elects Lori Lightfoot as first black, female mayor [Video]Chicago elects Lori Lightfoot as first black, female mayor

Chicago has chosen Lori Lightfoot as their new mayor, the first time a black woman has been elected. Lightfoot will also serve as the city's first openly-gay mayor. Jayson Albano reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Chicago elects Lori Lightfoot, its first black woman mayor [Video]Chicago elects Lori Lightfoot, its first black woman mayor

Lori Lightfoot, a political newcomer, is elected the first black female mayor of Chicago in a landslide runoff to take over a city struggling with crime and weak finances. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Lori Lightfoot Elected As Chicago's Next Mayor [Video]Lori Lightfoot Elected As Chicago's Next Mayor

Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle in Chicago's runoff election Tuesday.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:37Published

 

Chicago Prosecutor Worried Her Office Was Too Hard on Jussie Smollett, Messages Show

Kim Foxx, the Cook County state’s attorney, continued to text colleagues about the Smollett case after delegating it to a deputy, records show. She questioned the number of charges.
NYTimes.com - Published

Loyola-Chicago coach Porter Moser says he is staying

Loyola-Chicago coach Porter Moser says he is staying with Ramblers
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'Sesame Street' festivals with your kids' favorite muppets could be coming to your street

The famous muppets will be traveling to 10 cities including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles to celebrate 50 years of the show.
USATODAY.com - Published

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, lawyers and family members said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Marvel, demolition by tank, ‘Alien’ returns: News from around our 50 states

Doctors seek dirty diapers in Delaware, lawmaker proposes splitting Chicago from rest of Illinois, and more
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ShowBiz Minute: 'The Mandalorian,' Royals, Box Office

Fans get first look at Jon Favreau's eight-part TV series "The Mandalorian" at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago; Diana tops bookmakers' list of most-likely royal baby names; "Shazam!" holds on to box..
USATODAY.com - Published

Patrick Ewing to represent Knicks in draft lottery

New York Knicks turn to Patrick Ewing in hopes of lottery luck on May 14 in Chicago
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Surveillance video shows Chicago police dragging, hitting girl at school

Dnigma Howard's attorney says two officers tackled, punched and tased the 16-year-old girl. A Chicago police spokesperson declined comment but says they're investigating.
USATODAY.com - Published

'Star Wars': First photos from 'Episode IX'

'Star Wars' stars, new detailsabout much-anticipated 'Episode IX' and costumed fellow fans are all part of the fun at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago.
USATODAY.com - Published

Video shows Chicago police hitting student

Newly released surveillance video appears to show two Chicago police officers dragging a high school student down a flight of stairs before striking and kicking her and using a stun gun. (April 12)
USATODAY.com - Published

Chicago sues Jussie Smollett over costs of investigating alleged attack

The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the "Empire"..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett, Seeking Payback for Police Investigation Into Attack Claim

Chicago’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel, had expressed anger that charges against Mr. Smollett had been dropped after weeks of police investigation.
NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Chicago sues actor Jussie Smollett for police costs

The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett, saying the actor owes it over $130,000 for police costs incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •CBS News

AP Top Stories April 11 P

Here's the latest for Thursday April 11th: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested; Sudan president overthrown in military coup; Arrest in Louisiana church fires; Otter pup hand-fed at Chicago zoo.
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Otter pup being hand-reared at Chicago zoo

A male North American river otter pup, which was born on February 26 at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo, is being hand-reared by animal care and veterinary staff. (April 11)
USATODAY.com - Published

Rahm Emanuel wants you to know that Chicago is better off today than it was 8 years ago

The city Rahm Emanuel leaves behind is bedeviled by many of the same ails that he inherited when he was elected in 2011—entrenched gun violence, runaway municipal pension fund crisis, and a black..
USATODAY.com - Published

Pham homers twice as Rays win 9-1 to sweep White Sox

Tommy Pham homered twice and extended his on-base streak to a club record 45 games, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the White Sox 9-1 for their first series sweep in Chicago
USATODAY.com - Published

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