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CTU sets dates for 2nd strike authorization vote
The Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday set dates for a second strike authorization vote later this month. CTU officials said its House of Delegates approved a "strike re-authorization" vote that will be taken through petitions beginning Sept. 21 and running through at least Sept. 23. The vote...
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Chicago Police officer on bicycle struck by vehicle in Loop
A Chicago Police officer on a bicycle was struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon in the Loop.
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City warns retail electric suppliers to stay off CHA properties
Following a rash of complaints from CHA residents, the city announced it will ban retail electric suppliers from soliciting on those properties.
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South Chicago man charged with attempted murder of teen
A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in January in the South Shore neighborhood.
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19-year-old man shot in face on Northwest Side
A man was shot Friday evening in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the North West Side.
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Scottie Lindsey’s return could be just what doctor ordered for Northwestern
Scottie Lindsey swung his arms and hips and danced to a little ditty during pregame introductions Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Much to the delight of the crowd, the junior guard/forward was announced as a starter for the Wildcats after missing the previous four games with mono. Lindsey whiffed...
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Saturday’s Big Ten: Northwestern edges Rutgers
McIntosh scored 18 points as Northwestern edged the Scarlet Knights 69-65.        
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6 hospitalized after South Loop crash
Six people were hospitalized after a two-car crash in the South Loop early Sunday, authorities said. At about 3:50 a.m., one car crashed into another car, which then crashed into a storefront in the 600 block of West Roosevelt Road, according to Chicago Fire Department officials. Six people were...
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6 injured when car crashes into South Loop building
Six people were injured when a car crashed into a building early Sunday in the South Loop.
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Northwestern survives scare against Rutgers, earns 20th win of season
Northwestern narrowly avoided what could have been a devastating upset Saturday when it defeated Rutgers 69-65 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Bryant McIntosh hit a 3-pointer with 58 seconds left to give the Wildcats a lead they barely held onto. A home loss to Big Ten bottom-dweller Rutgers, which fell to...
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Northwestern doctor named to federal preventive-health task force
An obstetrics and gynecology professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine who’s leading an effort to reduce income-related cancer disparities has been appointed to a federal advisory panel that makes recommendations on preventive health measures. Dr. Melissa Simon was tapped to join the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, whose members are appointed by […]
33 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago Medicine Northwestern University National Cancer Institute Feinberg School of Medicine Streeterville Northwestern Memorial Hospital The Canon of Medicine
2 men charged with burglarizing Evanston health food store
Police charged two men with burglary after they smashed the door of a health food store and tried to take cash from the register early Thursday.
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No. 23 Maryland's Melo Trimble trouble for Northwestern in 74-64 victory
Bryant McIntosh leaned over Isiah Brown's shoulder Wednesday and whispered something in the seated freshman's ear during a timeout. Brown chuckled and Northwestern seemed the opposite of anxious despite a nine-point, first-half deficit against No. 23 Maryland. But while the Wildcats had relaxation...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Northwestern University
Boy, 15, among several people in city shootings
A 15-year-old boy was among several people wounded Wednesday in separate shootings on the South and Southwest sides, police said. The latest attack happened inside a house in the 3900 block of South Albany Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood. There was no immediate information available from...
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Man seriously wounded in South Shore shooting
A man was seriously wounded in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.
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Car fleeing traffic stop hits median on Lake Shore Drive
Two people were injured in a crash early Wednesday on Lake Shore Drive on the Near North Side.
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5 dead, at least 4 wounded in city shootings
Five people, including a 2-year-old boy and his uncle, have been killed and at least fiour other people wounded in shootings on the West and South sides since Tuesday morning, according to authorities. The man, the 2-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman were shot about 1:30 p.m. in an alley between...
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Emanuel urges old friend Rauner to present balanced budget
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday urged his old friend, Gov. Bruce Rauner, to “hit the re-set button” and present a balanced budget that makes the state and its public schools whole. On the eve of the governor’s budget address, Emanuel used a luncheon speech to the Economic Club of Chicago to demand that Rauner do what […]
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Person stabbed in Rogers Park
A person was stabbed Tuesday afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.
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Person critically wounded in South Shore shooting
A person was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday morning in the South Shore neighborhood.
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NBC's Seth Meyers on Northwestern's 'once-in-a-lifetime' run
Seth Meyers has his place in Northwestern sports lore. As a senior in 1995, he not only witnessed the Wildcats' stunning football victory at Notre Dame from the stands, but also caught the missed extra point, stuffing the ball in a friend's sweatshirt before stadium security arrived. He has no...
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Police: Man shot by girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend in Old Town
A man was shot by his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend early Sunday in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side.
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Illinois' late rally falls short in 83-70 loss to Penn State
Illinois couldn’t sustain the comeback. The Illini put together a late rally against Penn State, but the damage was done on Saturday afternoon as Illinois fell 83-70 at State Farm Center. After trailing by as many as 19 points in the second half, Illinois (14-12, 4-9 Big Ten) put together a 14-0...
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Woman killed, man wounded in Lake Shore Drive crash
A woman was killed and a man was seriously wounded during a car crash early Saturday morning on Lake Shore Drive. Witnesses saw a small red Honda flee northbound after a vehicle crashed into a pole near the 3900 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 2:15 a.m., according to police. The driver, a...
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Police: Road rage might have led to fatal Lake Shore Drive crash
Chicago Police are investigating whether road rage led to a Lake Shore Drive crash that left a woman dead and a man seriously injured early Saturday.
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Can Illinois finally put the puzzle pieces together? Or is it too late?
Shortly after Illinois' victory at Northwestern on Tuesday, coach John Groce was hesitant to describe the win as the team's most complete performance this season. "I would have to think about it, which I'm trying not to do," he said. "I'm trying to pretend I'm driving a car with no rearview mirror."...
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Teen killed, 3 others wounded in city shootings
A 17-year-old boy was killed and three men were wounded Thursday in separate shootings across the city.  Just after 9:05 p.m., the 17-year-old boy and someone else were in an alley in the 5300 block of West Foster Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood when someone in a dark-colored sedan opened...
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Concussion recovery takes longer for college students
HealthDay News College students seem to take longer to recover from concussion than the average in the United States, a new study suggests.
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18-year-old man shot in South Shore
An 18-year-old man was shot Thursday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.
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Stress test: Northwestern mini-skid not yet cause for concern
The low point for Northwestern on Tuesday? It came in the game's final minute. And then it came again. And again. Bryant McIntosh dribbled into a crowd, losing the ball to a change-of-possession arrow. Vic Law shot an air ball from 3-point range. Coming off a timeout, McIntosh failed to get the...
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Illinois overcomes Northwestern 68-61
So much that had eluded Illinois was found at Northwestern. The Illini earned their first victory on the road in the Big Ten and found their shooting touch in the second half for a 68-61 triumph over their in-state rival. It's hard to consider these teams rivals this season given Northwestern's...
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‘Nerves are raw’ on NU campus after drugging, sex-assault reports
No victims had yet come forward, and the university had been made aware of the assaults from 'third parties,' an NU spokesman said.
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Northwestern investigating allegations of sexual assault at a fraternity house
The alleged assaults reportedly took place at Sigma Alpha Epsilon.       
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Northwestern University investigates reports of sex assaults, drugging at fraternity houses
Northwestern University is investigating reports that at least three students were sexually assaulted and may also have been drugged at fraternity houses in recent weeks, according to a campus security alert. In one incident, as many as four female students may have been given a date-rape drug...
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Northwestern probes reports of sex assault, drugging at frat houses
Northwestern University officials are investigating reports that several students may have been sexually assaulted and drugged at fraternity houses, according to a report. In one incident, four female students “were possibly given a date-rape drug” at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house in Evanston on Jan. 21, the Chicago Sun-Times reported, citing a security alert...
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Northwestern investigating reports of sex assault, drugging at fraternity houses
Northwestern University says it is investigating reports that at least three students were sexually assaulted and may have been drugged at fraternity houses in recent weeks, the university stated in a security alert.In one incident, as many as four female students may have been given a date-rape...
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Northwestern investigates reports of drugging, sexual assault
Northwestern University officials are investigating reports that multiple students may have been drugged and sexually assaulted at a fraternity house.
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NLRB memo says athletes at private universities should be treated as employees
A memo published by the National Labor Relations Boards’ general counsel last week could increase the likelihood that high-level football players at private institutions will one day be able to unionize — and further push for employee rights.
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City to get $20M from firm at center of red-light camera bribery
Under the terms of the settlement, Redflex Traffic Systems will pay the City of Chicago $20 million, with $10 million payable by the end of 2017.
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2 wounded in Avalon Park shooting
Two people were shot early Monday in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side.
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Man, 23, shot in South Chicago
A 23-year-old man was shot Saturday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.
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2 seriously wounded in Grand Crossing shooting
Two men were seriously wounded in a shooting Thursday evening in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
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6 shot across city on Thursday
At least six people were shot across Chicago on Thursday, leaving four seriously wounded.
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Man shoots self in hand in Gold Coast
A man shot himself in the hand Friday evening in the Gold Coast neighborhood on the North Side.
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Man shot in groin in Burnside
A man was shot in the groin late Thursday in the South Side Burnside neighborhood.
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Delivery company UPS plans hiring fairs at Chicago colleges
CHICAGO (AP) - The package delivery company UPS Inc. is hosting three hiring fairs with the City Colleges of Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the company is looking for more than 3,800 part-time and seasonal workers for the holiday season. Emanuel says Chicago's workforce is "the perfect match" for UPS ...
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Algonquin man dies after falling from balcony in Lincoln Park
A northwest suburban Algonquin man died after he fell from a balcony on Sunday in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood.
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U. of C., Northwestern both drop in Businessweek's business school rankings
The reputations of the University of Chicago and Northwestern University both got knocked down a few pegs in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2016 ranking of the nation's best business schools. Chicago's Booth School fell to No. 4 from No. 2 in the annual ranking, and Northwestern's Kellogg School dropped...
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Chicago's mayor to deliver major speech on city crime
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will deliver his new, more comprehensive public safety plan for the nation's third-largest city on Thursday, drawing a spotlight on his leadership amid a troubling spike in street violence and an ongoing Department…
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McPier chairman says he’s stepping down
Jack Greenberg, chairman of the municipal corporation that oversees Navy Pier and McCormick Place, announced Wednesday that he is leaving that post.
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