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Bigger video boards for Soldier Field

Bigger video boards for Soldier Field

Soldier Field to get newer, bigger video screens in time for 2015 football season.

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No foul play suspected in death of IU student from Libertyville

No foul play suspected in death of IU student from Libertyville

An IU student was found unresponsive in her sorority house, but authorities found no indication of trauma, they said.

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Men accused of fighting police officers outside Division Street bar

Men accused of fighting police officers outside Division Street bar

Martin Carro, 20, and Jesse Garcia, 23, allegedly attacked police officers and a bouncer.

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Residents, businesses brace for CTA California Blue Line station closure

Residents, businesses brace for CTA California Blue Line station closure

Here are some tips and tricks for a less headache-filled commute.

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Paramedic delivers his own baby on Edens Expressway

Paramedic delivers his own baby on Edens Expressway

Woah. This guy pulled off near the Touhy exit to deliver his own daughter.

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Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne

Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne

Later, the park next to Water Tower will also be named for Byrne, 80, who had a stroke last year.

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Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says

Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says

That #icebucketchallenge? Totally worth it.

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2 firefighters on way to work come to aid of driver, passengers in bus crash

2 firefighters on way to work come to aid of driver, passengers in bus crash

A shuttle bus slammed into a median at O'Hare Friday morning.

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14-year-old sexually assaulted in Park Manor neighborhood

14-year-old sexually assaulted in Park Manor neighborhood

A man attacked the girl in an alley Thursday at about 11:30 a.m.

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Police step up patrols in Uptown after shooting

Police step up patrols in Uptown after shooting

With some Uptown residents worrying crime is getting worse in their neighborhood, Ald. James Cappleman (46th) took to...

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Prosecutors: Police commander shoved service weapon 'deep down' man's throat

Prosecutors: Commander shoved service gun down man's throat

Prosecutors: Man was chased into an abandoned South Side building, treated aggressively by police.

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lllinois Millennials: We know the score when it comes to credit, financial literacy

lllinois Millennials: We know the score when it comes to credit, financial literacy

Millennials in Illinois are more confident about their financial literacy than 18- to 34-year-olds in the rest of the...

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Chicago wholesale gasoline prices rise on BP Whiting refinery fire

Chicago wholesale gasoline prices rise on BP Whiting refinery fire

Chicago prices rose after a fire hit a piece of equipment at a nearby BP Plc refinery in Indiana.

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State announces $10 million for CPS' Safe Passage program

State announces $10 million for CPS' Safe Passage program

The anti-violence program will add routes to the 93 schools that currently have adult monitors along designated routes...

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Police alert: Man tried to lure 3 kids on Northwest Side

Police alert: Man tried to lure 3 kids on Northwest Side

Police said a man tried to lure three kids with cash in the Belmont Central neighborhood.

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Indictment: 290 Chinese defrauded in visa scheme

Indictment: Chicago man defrauded Chinese investors of $160M

The man allegedly convinced 290 investors of his plan to build a convention center near O'Hare.

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Extra-alarm fire guts building in Englewood

Extra-alarm fire guts building in Englewood

Firefights spent most of Wednesday night battling the extra-alarm blaze until 3 a.m.

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Woman who faked cancer gets 5 years for bilking man of $95K

Woman who faked cancer gets 5 years for cheating man of $95K

Pebbles Miller took gifts ranging from $400 to $45,000 for fake cancer treatment.

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Yo, college students: Here's some tips on riding the CTA

Yo, college students: Here's some tips on riding the CTA

College students, we've done the homework for you on how to ride the CTA.

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City politicians hitch wagon to Jackie Robinson Little League team

City politicians hitch wagon to Jackie Robinson Little League team

Chicago Democrats turned out for the celebration to earn some election-year cred.

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Cops: Girl, 17, missing from North Kenwood neighborhood

Cops: Girl, 17, missing from North Kenwood neighborhood

Police are asking for help finding a girl who went missing a week ago on the South Side.

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State Street construction starts next week

State Street construction starts next week

Motorists may want to avoid State Street in the Loop for the next month. A repaving project will take it down to one...

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Jackie Robinson T-shirts being offered for big bucks online

Jackie Robinson T-shirts being offered for big bucks online

Jackie Robinson West T-shirts that originally sold for $20 are going for $61 online.

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No bomb found after Southwest Side threat shuts intersection

No bomb found after Southwest Side threat shuts intersection

The Ashburn neighborhood intersection was shut down Wednesday morning at 9:18 a.m.

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Police officers hurt at South Side disturbance

Police officers hurt at South Side disturbance

Eight people are in custody after a disturbance in the Avalon Park neighborhood, police said.

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University of Illinois Hospital nurses vote to authorize strike

93 percent voted to strike if the West Side hospital won't come to terms on a new contract.

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Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up

Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up

CPS officials said the 2013-14 rate "represents the largest two-year increase in district history."

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New lawyer appointed for teen held in death of mom in Bali

New lawyer appointed for teen held in death of mom in Bali

Chicago teen Heather Mack, 18, has hired a new Indonesian lawyer, her police-appointed attorney said.

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Lawsuit: Men were kicked out of cab after kiss

Lawsuit: Men were kicked out of cab after kiss

The two men were traveling from O'Hare to Lakeview when the taxi driver stopped the car.

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Chicago SRO legal battle infested with bedbugs

Chicago SRO legal battle infested with bedbugs

Chicago SRO legal battle infested with bedbugs

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