Illinois

2 Chicago officers shot, wounded trying to break up crowd

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Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded early Monday while trying to break up a crowd following Fourth of July gatherings, authorities said. ...

National Spelling Bee stalwarts persevere through 2-year gap

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When the Scripps National Spelling Bee was canceled last year because of the pandemic, Avani Joshi didn’t lament her lost year of preparation. She...

Rocky path ahead as Chicago set to get elected school board

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CHICAGO — ILCHS801,802, ILSPR801 set for time release at 8a Saturday, July 3. ...

‘Pivotal time:’ Museum obtains key 1854 Lincoln letter

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An 1854 letter hinting at Abraham Lincoln's transition from prairie legislator to political powerhouse, donated to the state of Illinois, was...

EXPLAINER: How could the indictment hurt Trump’s company?

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NEW YORK — The criminal tax fraud charges unsealed against Donald Trump’s company Thursday are a blow to a business already reeling from...

Evacuations extended near northern Illinois industrial fire

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MORRIS, Ill. — Toxic fumes and smoke from a burning former paper mill in northern Illinois that officials had believed was long abandoned but...

Man with 13-year-old shot by police enters not-guilty plea

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CHICAGO — A man who was allegedly with a 13-year-old shortly before the child was shot to death by a Chicago police officer pleaded...

Rental assistance fell victim to politics, bureaucracy

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Before the pandemic hit, Jacqueline Bartley, a mother of two girls and a boy, had a comfortable life. Then the 41-year-old lost her job...

2 adults, 1 child killed after train hits vehicle in Chicago

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CHICAGO — Two adults and a child were killed after a Metra train struck their vehicle Sunday in Chicago, officials said. ...

Offices after COVID: Wider hallways, fewer desks

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The coronavirus already changed the way we work. Now it’s changing the physical space, too. ...