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CHICAGO – Fans, perhaps begrudgingly, were beginning to accept the reality of a second year with the “Big Three.” With Jimmy Butler unlikely to be traded, Rajon Rondo’s option likely to be picked up, and Dwyane Wade probably taking his $24 million player option, the look of the Chicago Bulls next year would look a lot like the one just past. Perhaps that could change – but it’s not the Celtics who could facilitate a move that would change the…
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Winnebago County State’s Attorney's Office announced Monday that a Rockford man convicted of killing his six kids back in the 1970s has died in…
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska – An annual Father’s Day mountain trail race took a tragic turn for an Alaska family when their teenage son was mauled and killed by a large black bear. The 16-year-old was one of dozens of teens competing in the 1.5-mile race through heavily-wooded terrain along Bird Creek Trail. While running, the teen got separated from the group and sent a text to his mother, who was also participating in the race, saying that he was being chased…
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A cafe focused on healthy eating is thriving in Loves Park.  They are doing so well, that the owner has decided to expand into a new…
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NAPERVILLE, Ill. —  A Jewish deli in Naperville was the target of a hate crime over the weekend. Yesterday afternoon someone spray-painted “Free Gaza” in front of the Schmalt’s Delicatessen. The vandals struck sometime between 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. After calling police the owner Howard Bender with the help of his daughter posted a statement to Facebook that thousands have seen and many offering their support. “I thought the community would say, ‘We are behind you,’” Howard said…
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MACON, Ill. (WAND) – A man is behind bars after police say he pointed a gun at a…
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Two people were flown to a hospital with serious injuries after the motorcycle they were on crashed into a pickup truck at an intersection in…
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Central Catholic is expected to name former Normal Community football coach Hud Venerable its new athletic…
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The man hired to lead Central Catholic High School's athletic department is a former head football coach who led another intercity team to a state…
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The upcoming construction of a new indoor swimming pool at Libertyville High School is going to leave juniors without places to park on campus. Traffic-related headaches are expected,…
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Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 school board members are poised to decide next month whether they want to keep or sell a vacant 62-acre site in a Schaumburg neighborhood -- less than a year into their originally proposed three-year plan for determining the site's…
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For more than a century, Chicago-area families of Scandinavian descent have traveled to Geneva every mid-June to celebrate their shared heritage. They were back Sunday for the 107th year of the Swedish Day Midsummer Festival at Good Templar…
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CHICAGO (AP) — Two Indiana teenagers are being kept in custody after being accused of taking part in a gang-related shooting in Chicago that wounded two girls attending an end-of-year school p…
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DuPage County Forest Preserve commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday to promote Ed Stevenson to executive…
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Monday marked a day of dueling congressional endorsements aimed at appealing to core party constituencies in the Democratic governor's contest, as J.B. Pritzker picked up the backing of Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Chris Kennedy got the support of Rep. Bobby Rush.Beyond the appeals to Latino and…
Commissioner Robert Steele, the son of the first female Cook County Board president and a close ally of current President Toni Preckwinkle, died Monday.Steele, 55, had long struggled with Type 2 diabetes and in recent months was in and out of the hospital. In 2010, he received a kidney…
Monday marked a day of dueling congressional endorsements aimed at appealing to core party constituencies in the Democratic governor's contest, as J.B. Pritzker picked up the backing of Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Chris Kennedy got the support of Rep. Bobby Rush. Beyond the appeals to Latino and…
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The 71-year-old drummer said he wanted to say goodbye to the road on his own…
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