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 2021-04-18 20:20 

Chicago Sun-Times

Woman fatally shot in Dolton...

Laresha Bowles, 36, was shot about 2:10 a.m. in the 14200 block of Ellis Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office....

 2021-04-18 19:56 

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Illinois' COVID-19 vaccine total surpasses 8 million as Chicago set to expand eligibility to all adults Monday...

More than 8 million COVID-19 vaccine shots have now gone into arms of Illinoisans, state health officials announced Sunday....

 2021-04-18 19:06 

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Alma Wahlberg, reality TV star and mother to Mark and Donnie, dies at 78...

The mother of nine became a household name thanks to her appearances on the A&E series...

 2021-04-18 19:02 

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Man charged with DUI after Riverside crash...

Daniel Sheehan, of LaGrange Park, was arrested after he crashed his Ford F150 into a pickup truck Thursday at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Ridgewood Road, Riverside police said....

 2021-04-18 18:55 

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Blackhawks can finally get over multiple humps during 3-game series vs. Predators...

The Hawks have faltered for years in crucial late-regular-season games, and also whenever facing the Predators. Games against Nashville on Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week offer a chance to change that narrative....

 2021-04-18 17:56 

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Lightfoot dispels lascivious 'rumors' about her resignation: 'I will continue to serve today, tomorrow and into the future'...

The claim that Mayor Lori Lightfoot planned to step down Sunday was apparently fueled by a now-deleted tweet sent by Ja'Mal Green, an activist and former mayoral candidate who continues to call for her resignation....

 2021-04-18 17:56 

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Woman, 19, missing from unincorporated Maine Township...

Kianna Smith was last seen about 8:30 p.m. April 6 leaving her residence, the Harbour House Group Home, and did not return for curfew, the Cook County sheriff's office said....

 2021-04-18 17:37 

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Michael O'Brien's Super 25 high school football rankings for April 18, 2021...

St. Francis and Antioch finally get the nod as we head into the final week of the season....

 2021-04-18 17:37 

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Four Downs: News and notes from Week 5 in high school football...

Why there are no Public League teams in the rankings, Notre Dame is back and it's time for All-Area and POY nominations....

 2021-04-18 17:00 

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Fact-check: Does Durbin claim about Chicago area's lead pipes hold water? Flushing it out is no lead-pipe cinch...

While Chicago is unique when it comes to its number of known lead service lines, experts told us it's tough to determine the accuracy of Durbin's statistic because no national inventory exists....

 2021-04-18 16:53 

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Chicago announces first Medal of Honor recipients...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot will distribute the historic Mayoral Medal of Honor to its first recipients Tuesday....

 2021-04-18 16:33 

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White Sox activate Jonathan Stiever as 27th man...

Right-hander could start Game 2 of split doubleader against Red Sox...

 2021-04-18 16:25 

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Documenting LGBTQ history: Windy City Times an 'invaluable resource' for Chicago...

After more than 35 years of covering major events like the HIV/AIDS epidemic and writing about diverse communities, Chicago's main LGBTQ publication is still going strong....

 2021-04-18 15:41 

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Lessons learned? Bulls coach Billy Donovan hopes so after Cavs win...

Lauri Markkanen and Coby White have each been dealing with inconsistency this season, but with just 16 games left and so much on the line, the hope is Saturday was another learning block in winning basketball....

 2021-04-18 15:17 

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Cop 'didn't see the value, the humanity'...

Former Congressman Luis Gutierrez speaks out about the Adam Toledo shooting....

 2021-04-18 15:05 

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Prince Philip funeral: photos from a royal tribute amid a pandemic...

Philip, who died on April 9, two months shy of his 100th birthday, was honored at Windsor Castle in a service that was steeped in military and royal tradition but also pared down and infused with his own personality....

 2021-04-18 14:42 

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1 injured in Streamwood fire...

The residents were at home when the fire started but escaped before firefighters arrived, officials said....

 2021-04-18 14:27 

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Felix Silla, starred as Cousin Itt on TV's 'Addams Family,' dies at 84...

Silla's face went unseen in a couple other roles, including his portrayal of the robot Twiki on the late 1970s NBC series...

 2021-04-18 14:25 

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NFL Draft position preview: Bears should strongly consider WR in 1st round...

The Bears aren't in a great place with their receivers at the moment, and their plan beyond 2021 is shaky. It's the right time to take a playmaker, but can they trust GM Ryan Pace to find one?...

 2021-04-18 14:20 

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Statewide testing positivity rate has fallen or held steady for five consecutive days after full month of upticks (LIVE UPDATES)...

Here's the latest news on how COVID-19 is impacting Chicago and Illinois....

 2021-04-18 14:14 

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Harry, William walk together, chat after funeral of Prince Philip...

It was the first time the brothers had been together in public since Harry stood down from royal duties and moved to the U.S. with his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and their son Archie in early 2020....

 2021-04-18 13:35 

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2 hurt after shots fired on I-94...

The incident happened about 2:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-94 at 120th Street, according to Illinois State Police....

 2021-04-18 11:30 

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Dominant Boston College line developed undrafted Mike Hardman into Blackhawks signing...

Hardman, a physical wing who signed with the Hawks on March 31, entered Boston College as an overlooked recruit. But his success on a line with first-rounders — and close friends — Alex Newhook and Matthew Boldy helped elevate his profile....

 2021-04-18 11:29 

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Kenosha bar shooting leaves 3 dead, 2 seriously injured...

The Kenosha County Sheriff Department said the shooting appears to be an isolated event and officials do not believe there is a threat to the community....

 2021-04-18 11:00 

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Dear Abby: Co-worker's tales of personal woe leave me emotionally drained...

How can reader tell the woman that her endless drama should be handled by a professional?...

 2021-04-18 09:57 

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2 children among 4 hurt in Lake Shore Drive crash...

Four people were hospitalized, including a 1-year-old and 3-year-old child, following a crash in the 3300 block of South Lake Shore Drive....

 2021-04-18 08:53 

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Teen girl hurt in Heart of Chicago shooting...

The 17-year-old girl was riding in a vehicle in the 1700 block of West Cermak Road when two men exited a black vehicle and fired shots, Chicago police said....

 2021-04-18 07:39 

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Man charged with murder in West Pullman shooting...

Semaj Dixon, 28, was identified as one of the men who allegedly shot and killed Eugene Broach in the 12000 block of South Lowe Avenue....

 2021-04-18 06:53 

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Woman fatally stabbed in Bronzeville; 1 in custody...

The man stabbed the woman multiple times during an argument in a home in the 4700 block of South Champlain Avenue, Chicago police said....

 2021-04-18 05:01 

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Horoscope for Sunday, April 18, 2021...

There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions....

 2021-04-18 03:25 

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Bulls end five-game losing streak, finally embrace urgency...

Coach Billy Donovan was unhappy about the lack of urgency and physicality his players displayed Friday and let them know about it. They seemed to get his message against the Cavaliers....

 2021-04-18 03:20 

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Fire finally welcome fans to Soldier Field...

The Fire's 2-2 tie with the New England Revolution was witnessed live by 8,102 fans, as the team sold seats in the stadium's 100 and 200 levels and on the east side's 300 level....

 2021-04-18 02:49 

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Blackhawks hammer Red Wings after adjusting to shot-blocking tactics...

The Hawks learned from Thursday's loss and responded with a 4-0 win over the Wings on Saturday, pulling within two points of a playoff spot with a game in hand....

 2021-04-18 02:27 

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Pastor at Bartlett church asked to step down amid child sexual abuse allegations...

Father Christopher Ciomek, pastor of Saint Peter Damian Parish in suburban Bartlett, was asked to step aside from ministry following allegations that he sexually abused a minor 30 years ago while authorities investigate....

 2021-04-18 01:38 

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Sturgeon at Montrose: Tariq Khan caught and released a lake sturgeon at Montrose Harbor...

Tariq Khan caught and released a rare and endangered lake sturgeon at Montrose Harbor....

 2021-04-18 01:23 

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Bulls coach Billy Donovan is not against riding this lineup change out...

Daniel Theis was inserted in the starting lineup for Thad Young on Friday, and as long as Donovan sees production, especially from Young with the second unit, he's willing to stay the course with this group....

 2021-04-18 00:05 

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Cubs break out of offensive doldrums, hit six home runs in rout of Braves...

Willson Contreras and Kris Bryant hit two apiece, and Javy Baez and David Bote go deep, too....

 2021-04-17 23:45 

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White Sox bullpen can't hold off Red Sox in 7-4 loss...

Marwin Gonzalez' homer against Codi Heuer breaks tie...

 2021-04-17 23:38 

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Simeon holds off a challenge from Kenwood...

Simeon is at the top of the Public League football world and Kenwood desperately wants to be there. Both teams are extremely young this season and only a handful of seniors played when the squads matched up on Saturday at Gately....

 2021-04-17 23:34 

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Cubs manager David Ross: It's harder to hit than it used to be...

A little more than two weeks into the season, Ross isn't looking to make excuses for his offense, but he would like to point out that hitting these days is tougher than it was a few years ago....

 2021-04-17 23:29 

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Swiss billionaire exits talks for Tribune Publishing...

With an interest in control over the Chicago Tribune, Hansjrg Wyss had partnered with hotel mogul Stewart Bainum Jr. in a bid for the company....

 2021-04-17 22:15 

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Armed robberies reported in Englewood: police...

In each incident someone was approached by up to six males who pulled out guns and demanded property....

 2021-04-17 21:09 

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White Sox' Andrew Vaughn gets acquainted with Green Monster...
 2021-04-17 20:38 

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Person killed in Roseland stabbing...

A male entered a residence in the 100 block of West 111th Place and stabbed a female multiple times before fleeing, according to Chicago police. The female was pronounced dead at the scene....

 2021-04-17 20:18 

Chicago Sun-Times

Man struck, killed by vehicle in Roseland...

Nicholas Bailey, 30, was struck about 3 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of West 114th Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office....

 2021-04-17 20:00 

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Fire at O'Hare Airport temporarily closes busy pedestrian tunnel...

A fire that broke out Saturday morning in a pedestrian tunnel at O'Hare International Airport caused a headache for many travelers....

 2021-04-17 18:48 

Chicago Sun-Times

Positivity rate falls again with 3,194 latest Illinois COVID-19 cases...

The statewide testing positivity rate has now fallen or held steady for five consecutive days after a full month of upticks, but Illinois is still at...

 2021-04-17 18:14 

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High-ranking Cook County sheriff's official resigns amid sexual harassment investigation...

Former executive officer Patrick Dwyer is accused of sending...

 2021-04-17 17:50 

Chicago Sun-Times

Indianapolis Sikh community mourns victims of FedEx warehouse shooting that killed 8...

Indianapolis' tight knit Sikh community mourned Saturday as members learned that four Sikhs were among the eight people killed in the mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse....

 2021-04-17 17:19 

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Prince Philip is laid to rest as somber queen sits alone...

Prince Philip was laid to rest Saturday in a funeral ceremony that honored his lifetime of service to the U.K., the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II....

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