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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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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Whataburger sells majority stake to Chicago investment bank

Texas burger chain Whataburger sold its majority stake to a Chicago investment firm on Friday. The once family-controlled chain says the deal with BDT Capital Partners is meant to help Whataburger..
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Chicago bank buys majority in Texas burger joint Whataburger

Texans defensive end JJ Watt suggested "we all chip in and buy Whataburger back"
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Videos for Chicago

Many WWE Stars Want To Go To AEW [Video]Many WWE Stars Want To Go To AEW

There's no denying that AEW, despite having only held one show to date, are the hot thing this summer in professional wrestling.On Friday, tickets for AEW's upcoming All Out show in Chicago sold out in..

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House Dems Launch Investigation Into Juul [Video]House Dems Launch Investigation Into Juul

The Daily Beast is reporting that Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) has demanded extensive internal records from Juul. The Democratic congressman approached the vaping company is a letter addressed to..

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Uber's Driver Appreciation Party In Chicago Was An Overfilled Uber's Driver Appreciation Party In Chicago Was An Overfilled "Bummer"

Business Insider reports an Uber driver-appreciation party on Monday in Chicago caused major traffic gridlock. The party took place at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry in Hyde Park. A report..

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Chicago marks most violent weekend of 2019 [Video]Chicago marks most violent weekend of 2019

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Monday, the past 72 hours has seen a "despicable" level of gun violence in the city with 52 people shot, ten fatally. The first weekend in June has..

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Jussie Smollett Reportedly Closed Investigation Weeks Before Case Was Dismissed [Video]Jussie Smollett Reportedly Closed Investigation Weeks Before Case Was Dismissed

According to a report by CNN, police documents released on Thursday show that one week after actor Jussie Smollet turned himself in to Chicago authorities in late February, the Cook County State..

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White Nationalist Hand Symbol Causes High School To Reprint Yearbooks [Video]White Nationalist Hand Symbol Causes High School To Reprint Yearbooks

According to the Huffington Post, "A high school in a Chicago suburb is spending more than $53,000 to reprint its 2018-2019 yearbook after staff discovered photos inside in which students were flashing..

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Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Signs With ABC News [Video]Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Signs With ABC News

Broadcasting & Cable reports that former Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined ABC News as an on-air contributor. Emanuel departed City Hall May 20 as Lori Lightfoot was named the new mayor of Chicago...

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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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Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago

A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)  
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Baby boy, cut from Chicago mother's womb as she was killed, dies, family says

Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after being on life support for more than a month. His mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was killed in April, police say.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Baby cut from slain Chicago woman's womb has died

Yovanny Jadiel Lopez had been on life support for more than a month
CBS News - Published

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists

The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.
USATODAY.com - Published

Coating cracks on glass attraction suspending guests 103 stories in the air

The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3

Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3
USATODAY.com - Published

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4

Pinch-hitter Victor Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago's four-run sixth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4
USATODAY.com - Published

Best of UFC 238

The best action photos from UFC 238 in Chicago.
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The Dish: Chef George Azar shares his signature recipes

George Azar was born in Detroit, the son of Palestinian immigrants. He’s worked at some of the best restaurants in the world, including Noma in Copenhagen and Alinea in Chicago. But through his..
CBS News - Published

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