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Toews, Kane score in shootout to lift Blackhawks over Isles

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored in the shootout to send the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over the Islanders on Tuesday night, ending New York’s five-game winning streak. Toews scored on a backhander and Kane beat Robin Lehner between the pads after nearly pulling to a stop. Chicago goalie Cam […]
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Court tosses suit in Illinois sex-video suicide case

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against a suburban Chicago school by the parents of a student who killed himself after staff warned him he may have to register as a sex offender because they suspected he made a video of himself having sex with a classmate without her knowledge. However, […]
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Student tackled for stealing own car settles suit for $1.25M

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago suburb has tentatively agreed to pay a former doctoral student $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit alleging police officers tackled him to the ground and arrested him for stealing a car that turned out to be his own, his attorney said. Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz confirmed a settlement […]
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United States Artists Reveals 2019 Fellows List

Chicago nonprofit United States Artists has released its list of 2019 fellows, each receiving an unrestricted $50,000 cash prize, including filmmaker Nuotama Frances Bodomo (who was featured in ARTnews’s “Africa Now” issue), Juliana Huxtable, Wu Tsang and Simone Leigh.  Read more at Art News    
Tags: Art, News, Chicago, United States, Art News, Minipost, Nuotama Frances Bodomo, Juliana Huxtable Wu Tsang, Simone Leigh Read


Acosta, Glad, Bono, Miller cut from US roster

CHICAGO (AP) — Colorado midfielder Kellyn Acosta has been cut from the U.S. soccer roster for upcoming exhibitions against Panama and Costa Rica. New coach Gregg Berhalter also dropped Salt Lake defender Justen Glad on Tuesday along with goalkeepers Alex Bono of Toronto and Tyler Miller of Los Angeles FC. The U.S. team has been […]
Tags: News, Colorado, US, Sports, Toronto, Ap, Chicago, Costa Rica, Panama, Los Angeles Fc, Salt Lake, Gregg Berhalter, Kellyn Acosta, Tyler Miller, Justen Glad, Alex Bono


Rockets, Bulls finalize deal sending ‘Melo to Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rockets and Bulls finalized a trade Tuesday that sends veteran forward Carmelo Anthony from Houston to Chicago. The Bulls acquired the draft rights to Jon Diebler and cash considerations in exchange for the rights to Tadija Dragicevic. The Bulls have no plans to play Anthony and will look to either trade […]
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Rockets, Bulls finalize deal sending 'Melo to Chicago

The Rockets and Bulls have finalized a trade sending Carmelo Anthony from Houston to Chicago            [Author: AP]
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Anti-Abortion Dem Rep’s 2018 Primary Foe Gearing Up For Another Run

The woman who nearly defeated one of Congress’s most conservative Democrats last year is moving towards a likely rematch, she told TPM on Tuesday. Businesswoman and activist Marie Newman came just over 2,000 votes short of defeating Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) in a 2018 primary that pitted a number of national progressive groups against Lipinksi’s union allies and Chicago’s Democratic machine. Newman is now gearing up for another shot at the congressman, and plans to make a final decision on a ru...
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Judge limits access to R. Kelly’s Chicago recording studio

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge says a Chicago warehouse that R. Kelly is renting can be used only between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and only as a recording studio. The Chicago Sun-Times says the Cook County judge also prohibited use of the second floor Tuesday, after building inspectors found faulty stairs. The ruling comes […]
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Bryce Harper to the Cubs is so 2018, so let's turn our attention to Mike Trout

Bryce Harper to the Cubs is so 2018, so let's turn our attention to Mike Trout originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Bryce Harper to the Cubs is, like, so 2018. It seems more and more unlikely Harper will be looking for housing on the North Side of Chicago anytime soon, with several Cubs throwing cold water on the rumor in the last week, including Kris Bryant (though he also said he hasn't talked to his buddy in a couple weeks and claimed he and Harper never discussed where he mi...
Tags: News, Chicago, Chicago White Sox, Harper, Cubs, Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout


Police seek man suspected in fatal shooting at Illinois mall

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are seeking a man suspected of fatally shooting a man and wounding a bystander at a suburban Chicago mall. Orland Park police say the suspect and the victim were involved in “an altercation” before the Monday shooting at Orland Square Mall . Police say the suspect pulled a handgun, […]
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1 killed at Illinois mall, police seek suspect

Authorities say a man was shot and killed at a suburban Chicago mall. The suspect remains at large. Orland Park police say the 19-year-old was shot in the center of Orland Square Mall and ran away before collapsing. He later died at a hospital. (Jan. 22)            [Author: AP]
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Police: 1 person shot at Illinois mall, suspect at large

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a man was critically wounded in a shooting at a suburban Chicago mall, and the suspect remains at large. Orland Park Police Chief Tim McCarthy tells WBBM-AM the 19-year-old man was shot outside a clothing store at Orland Square Mall on Sunday evening. McCarthy also says no one […]
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AP Source: Rockets trading Carmelo Anthony to Chicago

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is going to Chicago, albeit only on paper. Where he’s going next remains unclear. A person with direct knowledge of the matter said the Houston Rockets are trading Anthony and an undisclosed amount of cash to the Bulls in a deal that is expected to be completed Tuesday. The person […]
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NBA rumors: Rockets trade Carmelo Anthony to Bulls, who will waive him

NBA rumors: Rockets trade Carmelo Anthony to Bulls, who will waive him originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Houston, we don't have Carmelo. That's according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, who reported on Monday that the Rockets traded Carmelo Anthony to the Chicago Bulls. The deal will not become official until Tuesday, when the NBA's league offices reopen.
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TSA Screener Sick-Outs Hit 10 Percent As Shutdown Stretches Into Fifth Week

The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week. The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that Sunday’s absence rate compared to 3.1 percent on the comparable Sunday a year ago. The workers who screen passengers and their bags face missing another paycheck if the shutdown doesn’t end early this week. According to TSA, many of them say the financial hardship is preventing them from reporting to ...
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Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

Temperatures fell to single-digits Fahrenheit (about -20 C) from New York City to Boston and through northern New England and froze melting snow late on Sunday and early Monday, said Marc Chenard at the National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland. "Boston will be just 3 degrees (Fahrenheit) this morning, with wind chills of minus 12 or more," he said. "New York City and D.C. will be in that same range, maybe hitting the teens later today.
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Erykah Badu Attempts to Clarify Her ‘Prayer’ for R. Kelly

Erykah Badu took to Twitter Sunday night in an attempt to clarify her “prayer” for R. Kelly, which she spoke about during a Saturday concert in Chicago. “I don’t know how everybody else feels about it but I’m putting up a prayer right now for R.,” she said to the crowd before referencing the longstanding […]
Tags: News, Chicago, Erykah Badu, R. Kelly, Kelly


'It gets no better': Inside a weekend honoring Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade's weekend of celebrations where it all started _ in Chicago and Milwaukee _ provide moments he'll never forget            [Author: AP]
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Reirden starts Smith-Pelly in return to Chicago

Washington coach Todd Reirden starts Devante Smith-Pelly in return to Chicago            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Chicago, Devante Smith Pelly, Smith Pelly, Todd Reirden


Blackhawks extend Capitals’ season-worst skid with 8-5 win

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists, Patrick Kane added two goals and three assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks handed the Washington Capitals their season-high fifth consecutive loss with an 8-5 victory on Sunday. Brandon Saad and Alex DeBrincat also scored and Dylan Strome added an empty-netter as last-place Chicago stopped […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Ap, Chicago, Chicago Blackhawks, Blackhawks, Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Brandon Saad, Dylan Strome, Alex DeBrincat


Erykah Badu Says She Wants To Pray For R. Kelly During Chicago Show

Erykah Badu performed last night at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago and during her set, she took a moment to say she’s “puttin’ up a prayer right now” for R. Kelly, as TMZ points out. In fan-shot video footage of the moment obtained by TMZ, Badu says she wants to send a prayer … More »
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Fussin' and feudin': Cards, Cubs stoke rivalry, trade barbs

The St. Louis Cardinals had plenty of opinions this weekend after Cubs star Kris Bryant called their city 'boring' at a fan event in Chicago            [Author: AP]
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Smith-Pelly starts in return to Chicago after racist taunts

Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly starts in return to Chicago after racist taunts last year            [Author: AP]
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Seton Hall defeats No. 24 DePaul women 84-73

CHICAGO (AP) — Shadeen Samuels scored 18 points with nine rebounds, three other Seton Hall players scored 15 each and the Pirates beat No. 24 DePaul 84-73 on Sunday. Seton Hall took a lead late in the second quarter and led thereafter, shooting 9 of 11 in the fourth quarter when they led by as […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Chicago, Depaul, Seton Hall, Pirates, Shadeen Samuels


Capitals make statement, start Devante Smith-Pelly in Chicago after 2018 racial taunts

Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly, subjected to racial taunts last year in Chicago, got the start for opening faceoff in first trip back.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Major Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc On Travel

BOSTON (AP) — A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday. Nearly 5,000 flights were canceled Sunday around the country, with Boston Logan Airport being one of the hardest hit, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking company. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for part or all...
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Call For Political Action After Laquan McDonald Cases

CHICAGO (AP) — Activists and others who were disappointed by the outcome of two historic cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer see a way forward — by turning tragedy into political power. A judge on Friday sentenced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to less than seven years in prison for McDonald’s 2014 death. Video of Van Dyke firing 16 shots at McDonald as he walked away from the officer prompted protests, a U.S. Justice D...
Tags: News, Ap, Chicago, Ferguson, Laquan, Philadelphia, Associated Press, Bell, City Hall, Rahm Emanuel, Laquan Mcdonald, Don, Emanuel, McDonald, Robinson, Chicago Police Department


So You Blew the Game. Here's How to Get Over It and Win Again.

After recently missing what would have been the Bears' game-winning 43-yard field goal, kicker Cody Parkey, 26, left the Chicago stadium beneath a shower of boos, then death threats, and now memes-all this despite the fact that the field goal was actually tipped on the line and Parkey himself scored more points against the Eagles that night than the entire Bears offense (9 vs. 6). Whether Parkey blew the game, he certainly felt like he did, a feeling that was cosmically passed back to the E...
Tags: News, Chicago, Alshon Jeffery, American Football, Eagles, Doug Pederson, Jeffery, Nick Foles, Cody Parkey, Marshon Lattimore, Parkey


Reports: Major winter storm and flash freeze snarl travel across the Ohio Valley, Northeast

The snowstorm that caused nearly a thousand flights to be canceled at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport is expected to bring difficult and dangerous travel to a large swath of the Northeast through at least Sunday.
Tags: News, Chicago, Ohio Valley Northeast, Hare International Airport



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