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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.

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Lynx acquire frontcourt help in 2 deals for draft picks

The Minnesota Lynx acquired Stephanie Talbot from Phoenix and Alaina Coates from Chicago in two separate trades for draft picks next year
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5/21/19: Red and Blue

House Judiciary subpoenas Hicks, Donaldson; Chicago's new mayor hitting the ground running.
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Nobody Alerted Law Enforcement About Womb-Cutting Case [Video]Nobody Alerted Law Enforcement About Womb-Cutting Case

Newser reports Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not..

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Meet Psalm West - Kim Kardashian introduces her new son [Video]Meet Psalm West - Kim Kardashian introduces her new son

The television star and entrepreneur announced the name of her child via social media. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Boeing Completes Software Patch To Fix Grounded 737 MAX [Video]Boeing Completes Software Patch To Fix Grounded 737 MAX

According to a report by Business Insider, on Thursday, Boeing announced that it finished development work on the software fix for the grounded 737 Max airliner. The Chicago-based aviation giant..

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Chicago teen mom's baby cut from womb [Video]Chicago teen mom's baby cut from womb

The remains of a teenage mother who was pregnant with another child on the way were discovered at a home in southwest Chicago, officials confirmed on Wednesday, and her unborn child was ripped from her..

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Baby gorilla born at Chicago zoo [Video]Baby gorilla born at Chicago zoo

A baby Western lowland gorilla was born on May 12 at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, United States.

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Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay [Video]Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay

Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s..

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Uber And Lyft Strike Explained [Video]Uber And Lyft Strike Explained

On Wednesday Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are planning work stoppages and demonstrations to demand higher wages from the ride-hailing companies ahead of Uber's massive initial public..

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Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms [Video]Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms

Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and UK plan to strike Wednesday in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions. Ryan Brooks reports.

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One dead, two missing in Illinois plant explosion [Video]One dead, two missing in Illinois plant explosion

Rescue crews are searching for two missing employees after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb leaves at least one dead. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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Three Workers Missing After Chicago-Area Plant Explosion [Video]Three Workers Missing After Chicago-Area Plant Explosion

According to Reuters, a fire official said that three workers were missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb that injured four other employee. Video from the..

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New Chicago Mayor Wants Biden To Apologize To Anita Hill [Video]New Chicago Mayor Wants Biden To Apologize To Anita Hill

According to Politico.com, "Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot has something to tell Joe Biden: He needs to atone for his treatment of Anita Hill 28 years ago. The whole affair stings for Lightfoot,..

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Winter Tries A Comeback In U.S. Midwest With Up to A Foot of Snow [Video]Winter Tries A Comeback In U.S. Midwest With Up to A Foot of Snow

According to Reuters, the phenomenon known as thundersnow announced the arrival of a storm expected to dump more than a half-foot of snow on the U.S. Midwest on Saturday, more than a month into spring...

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U.S. NTSB to Investigate Illinois Chemical Spill That Sent 37 to Hospitals [Video]U.S. NTSB to Investigate Illinois Chemical Spill That Sent 37 to Hospitals

According to Reuters, the NTSB will investigate a chemical spill in a small Illinois village north of Chicago on Thursday that sent 37 people to hospitals and forced nearby residents to shut their..

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Illinois chemical spill sends 31 to hospitals, forces shelter in place [Video]Illinois chemical spill sends 31 to hospitals, forces shelter in place

According to Reuters, A chemical spill in a small Illinois village north of Chicago on Thursday sent at least 31 people to hospitals and forced nearby residents to shut their windows and shelter in..

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Norwegian Air's 2019 profit target in doubt after Boeing MAX groundings [Video]Norwegian Air's 2019 profit target in doubt after Boeing MAX groundings

A day after Boeing abandoned its 2019 financial outlook in the wake of two fatal plane crashes, Norwegian Air says the grounding of its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft may scupper plans to return to..

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R. Kelly's Loses Civil Case By Default After Failing To Appear At Court [Video]R. Kelly's Loses Civil Case By Default After Failing To Appear At Court

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, a woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse won a civil case by default after the singer failed to respond to her lawsuit and was a no-show in court...

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Jussie Smollett Lawyers Sued By Attackers In Alleged Hoax [Video]Jussie Smollett Lawyers Sued By Attackers In Alleged Hoax

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, two brothers involved in Jussie Smollett's alleged hate-crime hoax sued the "Empire" actor's lawyers, accusing them of defamation for insisting they had..

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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..

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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.

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'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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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..

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Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo

After 15 months, a critically endangered black rhino gave birth to a calf Sunday
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says gun violence is a "public health crisis"

Chicago's historic new mayor is taking on political corruption as her first official act. Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order Monday that curtails the power of Chicago's city council members...
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AP Top Stories May 20 P

Here are the top stories for Monday, May 20th: Trump battles House judiciary panel over McGahn testimony; 500 white collars workers at Ford being laid off; New Chicago mayor vows to combat gun..
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New Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot sworn in

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor. She spoke in her inaugural address about fighting gun violence and corruption and improving..
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"Reform is here": New Chicago mayor pledges change

Lori Lightfoot, Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, is vowing to combat gun violence and corruption
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Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence

After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)
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2019's biggest summer music tours

This summer’s major festivals include Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, Firefly in Delaware, and Outside Lands in San Francisco.
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Chicago synagogues targets of arson, vandalism; police step up patrols

Police in Chicago were stepping up patrols at Jewish schools, businesses and synagogues Monday after someone attempted to set fire to a synagogue.
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Tornadoes, Chicago's mayor, kilograms and John Wick: 5 things you need to know Monday

"Avengers" falls to "John Wick." Lori Lightfoot prepares to take office. Kilograms are about to change. Here's what to know Monday.
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Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words

In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton.
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Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor

Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.
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Maddon protests loss vs Nats over Doolittle's delivery

Cubs manager Joe Maddon protested Chicago's 5-2 loss to the Nationals after twice coming out to complain about Washington closer Sean Doolittle's delivery
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White Sox put left-hander Manny Bañuelos on injured list

White Sox left-hander Manny Bañuelos has been placed on the injured list, another blow to a Chicago pitching staff that already lost Carlos Rodón and Nate Jones for the season this week
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Bobbie Raymond, 80, Visionary on Racially Integrated Housing, Dies

In Oak Park, bordering Chicago’s West Side, she fought for a fair housing law and helped curb white flight using a strategy that became a model.
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Tacko Fall shatters records at NBA draft combine, while Bol Bol among big disappointments

The battle for the Los Angeles Lakers’ No. 4 pick continues to get interesting as professional prospects work out in Chicago.
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3 people charged in slaying of pregnant woman

Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16)
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Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb

The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)
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Slain pregnant woman's family asks for justice as baby fights for life

The family of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui is calling for justice after the nine-months-pregnant teen was found slain behind a Chicago home Wednesday, her baby cut from her womb. The child is in..
CBS News - Published

Zion Williamson skips NBA Draft Combine, deflates excitement

What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson is on hand in Chicago for the NBA Draft Combine and describes how the excitement in the atmosphere has dipped because Zion Williamson has chosen not to..
USATODAY.com - Published

Where's Zion? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts

He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star won’t be participating in anything that would ignite excitement in public eye.
USATODAY.com - Published

'Unspeakable act of violence': Pregnant woman strangled, baby cut from womb, police say

Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, 19, had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes.
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Chicago becomes first city to collect "Netflix tax"

As entertainment and shopping moves online, states and cities are looking to the digital world for potential revenue
CBS News - Published

'Zombie raccoon' sightings: They stagger, show their teeth and may have glowing eyes

Chicago-area officials have repeatedly warned locals of raccoons infected with the distemper virus, which can cause the animals to act like "zombies."
USATODAY.com - Published

Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist files for separation from wife, Julianna

The separation comes just days after Zobrist, a three-time all-star and 2016 World Series MVP, announced he was taking an extended leave of absence from the team.
USATODAY.com - Published

It's a boy: Endangered gorilla born at Chicago zoo

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed an endangered Western Lowland Gorilla born on Mother's Day to 22-year-old mom Rollie. The newest addition, a male, has yet to be weighed, measured or named. (May..
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Popeyes has heart-shaped biscuits for National Buttermilk Biscuit Day on Tuesday

To celebrate National Buttermilk Biscuit Day Tuesday, Popeyes is selling heart-shaped biscuits in New Orleans, New York, Chicago and LA.
USATODAY.com - Published

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