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Aug 15, 2018

Curtain Call — Theater openings, previews Aug. 17-23
From comedy to musicals to drama, Chicago-area stages are alive with vibrant productions.

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Aug 15, 2018

Hadiya Pendleton murder trial resumes
Testimony Wednesday is likely to include several members of a gang faction to which Micheail Ward and Kenneth Williams allegedly belonged.

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Aug 15, 2018

E.J. Liddell says he doesn't have a favorite, other top prospects set up visits
The state's best player and prospect, Belleville West's E.J. Liddell, says he does not have a favorite yet.

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Aug 15, 2018

High-flying offense has No. 5 Marist thinking about a state title
Marist's high-flying offense was a terror for opponents last season. The RedHawks averaged 40 points a game against a challenging schedule.

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Aug 15, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign manager says Bloomberg is 2020 threat
Corey Lewandowski says former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg would instantly become a serious challenger to Trump if he ran as a Democrat.

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Aug 15, 2018

‘Possible engine problem' forces Chicago-bound flight to land in Charlotte
An American Airlines flight bound for Chicago had to make an emergency landing because of engine problems Wednesday morning after departing from Charl

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Aug 15, 2018

Illinois manufacturer to lay off 150 workers, move to Mexico
A storage safe maker is closing two Chicago-area factories and moving operations to Mexico because of metal tariffs imposed by the U.S.

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Aug 15, 2018

The place of Mitch Sroka in Chicago fishing: Some memories and context
Mitch Sroka brought an outpouring of heart-felt appreciation after his death in a freak boat explosion Saturday at Wilmette Harbor.

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Aug 15, 2018

Governor's Day at state fair puts focus on November election
Illinois Republicans are converging on Springfield and the Illinois State Fair for Governor's Day.

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Aug 15, 2018

Still-achy Cubs closer Brandon Morrow expects to throw from mound this weekend
Morrow, who hasn't pitched since the All-Star break because of biceps soreness, expects to return in time to help the team close out a playoff berth.

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Aug 15, 2018

Check that. White House says it was wrong on black employment
It was a rare admission of fault for an administration that frequently skews data and overstates economic gains.

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Aug 15, 2018

Twitter puts conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in time out
Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week.

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Aug 15, 2018

India will send manned flight into space by 2022: prime minister
India would become the fourth country after Russia, the United States and China to achieve the feat.

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Aug 15, 2018

Manafort jury to hear closing arguments in fraud trial
It's the first trial to emerge from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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Aug 15, 2018

3 shot, 1 fatally, in city shootings Tuesday
A 44-year-old woman was shot to death while sitting on her couch in her West Englewood home.

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Aug 15, 2018

Dogs and cannabis: Some pet owners are using it despite vets' warnings
Some dog owners are giving their pets cannabis-related products but is it safe?

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Aug 15, 2018

Free and cheap things to do in Chicago this weekend: August 17-19
What time is the Air and Water Show? That info plus other fun, free and cheap things to do in Chicago this weekend!

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Aug 15, 2018

The Grid: Exploring the Boystown neighborhood
LGBTQ Chicago: Boystown. Discover the best places to eat and things to do in this fun, welcoming neighborhood.

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Aug 15, 2018

Probe of Puerto Rican Parade Committee leads to demand for answers
Activists and politicians are demanding answers about an investigation into the finances of the group that has staged the parade Downtown.

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Aug 15, 2018

Dear Abby: I don't want sex, but boyfriend says, ‘Get over it'
Refusing to believe that his girlfriend is totally lacking in desire, he keeps pushing for physical intimacy.

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Aug 15, 2018

Woman, 51, wounded in drive-by shooting in West Garfield Park
The 51-year-old was walking on the sidewalk when someone in a passing van fired shots.

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Aug 15, 2018

Man wounded in Uptown shooting
The 18-year-old was riding in the backseat of a Honda CRV when someone in a light blue SUV fired shots.

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Aug 15, 2018

2 killed in shootout at Harvey convenience store
At least four of the seven people involved were believed to have been armed and fired shots during the incident.

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Aug 15, 2018

Police investigating shooting at Harvey convenience store
The shooting occurred about 10:30 p.m. at the Express Drive Thru Food Mart in the 14600 block of South Halsted Avenue.

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Aug 15, 2018

80-year-old woman shot in head while sleeping in her West Pullman home
The woman was inside her home, asleep in her second floor bedroom when shots were fired outside.

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Aug 15, 2018

Woman shot while walking in Park Manor
The 27-year-old was walking on the sidewalk when she heard shots and felt pain.

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Aug 15, 2018

Woman fatally shot through front door while sitting on couch in West Englewood
The 44-year-old was inside her home sitting on her couch when someone outside fired shots through her front door, striking her in the abdomen.

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Aug 15, 2018

Horoscope for August 15, 2018
Moon Alert We have the "all clear" today to shop and do business. The moon is in Libra. Aries (March 21-April 19) You are opinionated and sometimes you have a short fuse. (Moi? Yes, you.) Therefore, tread carefully today, especially when talking to spouses, partners, close friends and business contacts. Don't insist on telling someone […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
Aug 14, 2018

Missing man with dementia, 80, last seen leaving Swedish Covenant Hospital
John Hernandez was last seen leaving the hospital at 5140 N. California Ave. and may be confused, according to an alert from Chicago police.

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Aug 14, 2018

Joe Biden ‘under doctor's orders' to skip Illinois State Fair Democrat Day
The former vice president had been scheduled to take part in Thursday's Illinois State Fair Democrat Day to help bolster support for state candidates.

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Aug 14, 2018

Joe Biden falls ill, won't campaign for Dems at Illinois State Fair
The former vice president had been scheduled to take part in Thursday's Illinois State Fair Democrat Day to help bolster support for state candidates.

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Aug 14, 2018

Man, 20, charged with stabbing that stemmed from fight at Batavia Steak n' Shake
A 20-year-old man was charged with a stabbing earlier this month that stemmed from a fight in the drive-thru lane of a fast food restaurant.

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Aug 14, 2018

Ellison wins Minnesota attorney general Democratic primary
Ellison, 54 and divorced, is a six-term congressman and a leader within the Democratic Party.

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Aug 14, 2018

CPD officer probed in Special Operations Section scandal sues for back pay
Thomas Sherry was a member of the CPD's Special Operations Section when he and other officers were charged with a list of felonies in 2006.

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Aug 14, 2018

Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary
Rep. Keith Ellison left the seat to run for state attorney general, winning his primary Tuesday night for that job.

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Aug 14, 2018

Transgender nominee Hallquist faces Vermont GOP Gov. Scott
Hallquist has said she doesn't want Vermont residents to elect her governor because of her transgender status.

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Aug 14, 2018

Police searching for East Garfield Park burglary suspect
The burglary happened about 6:45 p.m. at the City Escape Garden Center and Design Studio at 3022 W. Lake St., according to an alert from police.

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Aug 14, 2018

Boy, 13, reported missing from Albany Park
Leonard Pochel was reported missing Sunday from the area of Lawrence and Monticello avenues, according to an alert from Chicago police.

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Aug 14, 2018

LaMarre's homer sparks White Sox to victory over Tigers
Ryan LaMarre, from suburban Detroit and a former University of Michigan star, put the White Sox in front of the Tigers with his first career home run.

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Aug 14, 2018

Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 17.9 percent of West Virginians live in poverty, the fifth-worst rate in the nation.

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Aug 14, 2018

Man, 39, shot while walking on South Side
The man was walking about 8:05 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Jeffery when another male walked up and shot him in the torso, police said.

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Aug 14, 2018

Man, 40, shot on South Side
The shooting happened about 8:05 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Jeffrey, according to preliminary information from Chicago police.

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Aug 14, 2018

New Mexico bail reforms shaped ruling in compound case
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a former district attorney, said Tuesday she "strongly disagreed" with the judge's decision.

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Aug 14, 2018

Murder in luxury River West apartments leads to quick guilty verdict
Reggie Daniel fatally shot Darrin Joss, 45, as he was using an exercise machine in the eighth floor gym of the Alta K Station apartment in River West.

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Aug 14, 2018

EDITORIAL: Now's your best chance to have your say on Chicago Police reform
Chicago is about to embark on a historic overhaul of the training, practices and accountability of the Chicago Police Department. Please weigh in.

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Aug 14, 2018

EDITORIAL: The joy of being first with a '64 Mustang
Sometimes success can be found through storage

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Aug 14, 2018

Man charged in DUI crash that killed Lawndale woman given $10K bail on birthday
Carmona-Suarez celebrated his 23rd birthday Tuesday with a bail hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.

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Aug 14, 2018

Best record in NL? Not for long at Cubs' post-All-Star pace
With Tuesday's 7-0 loss to the second-place Brewers, the Cubs are just 13-12 since the All-Star break -- outscored 128-100 in that stretch.

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Aug 14, 2018

Pentagon spokeswoman under inspector general investigation
Dana W. White is alleged to have routinely used her personal staff to run errands, get her laundry, pick up lunch, and help with other appointments.

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Aug 14, 2018

Canceled Trump campaign rally at UIC was turning point for Omarosa
"We blamed everything and everyone, except for Donald Trump," she writes of the canceled rally that ended with four arrests and two cops hurt.

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Aug 14, 2018

Cancelled Trump campaign rally at UIC was turning point for Omarosa
"We blamed everything and everyone, except for Donald Trump," she writes of the canceled rally that ended with four arrests and two cops hurt.

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Aug 14, 2018

Giuliani and the Teamsters: When Power Trumps the Rule of Law
Rudy Giuliani's controversial role as President Donald Trump's defender is only a recent example of prioritizing power over the rule of law.

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Aug 14, 2018

Can Bears rookie Roquan Smith follow — and avoid — Joey Bosa's footsteps?
He appeared to get through his first practice in good shape, so he's already a step ahead of Joey Bosa. But there's still a long way to go.

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Aug 14, 2018

Fewer strikeouts, more skin net better results for White Sox' Carlos Rodon
Carlos Rodon hasn't worn an undershirt in his last six starts, a look he said will go with as long as stays on his current hot streak.

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Aug 14, 2018

(Spoilers) Ending of ‘The Meg' could have been far bloodier
Co-star Rainn Wilson says he's "disappointed" to learn the prehistoric shark's most brutal attack was tamed for the PG-13 crowd.

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Aug 14, 2018

Early Chinook spice up summer doldrums: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report
A couple Chinook returned to shore early in Chicago over the weekend, spicing the summer doldrums for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.

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Aug 14, 2018

Southwest Airlines to revise its service animal policy
The policy changes are scheduled to go into effect on Sept. 17.

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Aug 14, 2018

24 dead in Ecuador bus crash, 22 injured
Residents described hearing a thundering noise like the world crashing down on them as the bus struck their homes.

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Aug 14, 2018

Philadelphia mayor campaigns for Nick Foles — not Carson Wentz — to start Week 1
There's a quarterback controversy brewing in Philadelphia, but the city's mayor has made his stance clear as to who he wants to start Week 1.

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Aug 14, 2018

Cubs' David Bote — two years since nearly quitting — just starting his MLB ride
David Bote wasn't sure what to expect Monday when he exited the Wrigleyville building where he lives with his wife, Rachel, and their two children. A surprise parade? A horde of paparazzi? Continued dancing in the streets from the night before, when Bote gutted the Nationals with a two-out, two-strike, walk-off grand slam heard round […]

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Aug 14, 2018

NYC mayor signs bill capping new ride-hail licenses
The legislation also will allow the city to set a minimum wage for app-based drivers.

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Aug 14, 2018

Man slain on deadly weekend is laid to rest: ‘No man knows when death is coming'
"He was no angel or saint, but he was a great father who was trying to leave his past behind him," said Kendall Brown's mother, Debra West.

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Aug 14, 2018

Federal agencies setting ‘trap' to deport immigrants: ACLU
The federal government, in seeking to dismiss the lawsuit, argues in part that federal District Court has no jurisdiction in the matter.

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Aug 14, 2018

New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July
Sports betting is off and running in New Jersey, with three casinos and two racetracks taking in $40.6 million in wagers in July.

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Aug 14, 2018

Urban Meyer probe costs $500K but still about what Ohio State wants
Why should Ohio State fire or keep Urban Meyer? Also, what about the Smiths?

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Aug 14, 2018

Should you go to jail for an accidental crime?
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo knew the feather came from an eagle, even if he did not know collecting it was against the law.

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Aug 14, 2018

Did Trump use N-word? Omarosa says yes, he says no, Sanders offers no guarantee
"I haven't been in every single room," when reporters asked Sanders if she can say with certainty that Trump has never used the N-word.

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Aug 14, 2018

Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct
The Times Up Legal Defense Fund on Tuesday announced its first round of grants to 18 groups helping support low-wage and domestic workers.

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Aug 14, 2018

Romeoville man charged DUI, found in possession of meth
Cody J. Corso, 23, of Romeoville, was charged with DUI and possession of methamphetamine

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Aug 14, 2018

Vallas urges City Council to flex its muscle to stop Emanuel's pension bonds
Vallas likened the pension bonds plan to "mortgaging your home and future paychecks to pay off your credit cards."

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Aug 14, 2018

Jimmy Carter backs Democrat in Georgia governor's race
Obama's endorsement earlier this month praised Abrams for "not running a campaign built on division or distraction."

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Aug 14, 2018

Nebraska executes first inmate using fentanyl
Moore admitted: "I am guilty." But he said there are others on Nebraska's death row who he believes are innocent and he said they should be released.

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Aug 14, 2018

Baltimore police officer indicted, accused of assaulting man
Officer Arthur Williams resigned Sunday after video emerged a day earlier of him repeatedly punching Dashawn McGrier.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump calling former aide Omarosa a ‘dog' triggers outrage
"How dare he? How dare he call anyone a dog," Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Democratic lawmaker and a black woman, said on CNN.

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Aug 14, 2018

With holdout over, Roquan Smith, Bears take aim at opener vs. Packers
The fallout from Smith's holdout could be minimal  or even nonexistent if Smith learns quickly and stays healthy.

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Aug 14, 2018

Black Lives Matter, other activists demand changes to police consent decree
Among the demands is requiring officers to file a report every time they point a gun or Taser at someone — or even observe a colleague using force.

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Aug 14, 2018

Bulls continue adding bodies for training camp, signing guard Derrick Walton Jr.
The Bulls are still almost six weeks away from the start of training camp, but that doesn't mean they aren't in the business of adding to the roster.

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Aug 14, 2018

Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire
"The entire country ... is moved by this tragedy," President Sebastian Pinera said after flying to the site.

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Aug 14, 2018

American Shalane Flanagan to defend NYC Marathon title
Shalane Flanagan and Geoffrey Kamworor will defend their titles at the New York City Marathon in November.

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Aug 14, 2018

LA to become first in US to install subway body scanners
The scanners are portable and project waves to do a full-body screening of passengers walking through a station without slowing them down.

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Aug 14, 2018

Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo
The video shows the man crossing a railing last week and sneaking up on two hippos, Rosie and Mara.

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Aug 14, 2018

Coca-Cola investing in sports drink maker BodyArmor
Coca-Cola has been investing in newer drinks to become what CEO James Quincey calls a "total beverage" company.

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Aug 14, 2018

Report identifies more than 1,000 victims of priest abuse
More than 1,000 children were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, a grand jury report says.

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Aug 14, 2018

Report identifies over 300 ‘predator priests'
A landmark grand jury report that identifies more than 300 "predator priests" who molested children in six Pennsylvania dioceses.

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Aug 14, 2018

Joliet man charged with posting child pornography on Pinterest
A southwest suburban Joliet man is facing child pornography charges for allegedly posting explicit images on his Pinterest account.

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Aug 14, 2018

Oddsmakers project Tiger Woods to open at 5-1 to win major in 2019
Tiger Woods might be 42 years old, but he's still proving that he can play golf with the best of them. And oddsmakers are taking notice.

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Aug 14, 2018

‘We definitely have to bring it' — Bears know virtue of joint practice in Denver
When Roquan Smith boarded the Bears' team airplane Tuesday, it added even more intrigue to the joint practices, which start Wednesday.

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Aug 14, 2018

Kevin Hart to run the Chicago Marathon
After running his first marathon in New York City, Kevin Hart announced he will run the Chicago Marathon. He hopes to beat his time.

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Aug 14, 2018

Roquan Smith's return: ‘Great to be back' after signing contract with Bears
Matt Nagy's greeting for Roquan Smith was simple. "Welcome here," the Bears coach said Tuesday. "Are you ready to play some ball?"

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Aug 14, 2018

Roquan Smith's return: LB signs with Bears, calls standoff part of ‘business'
Matt Nagy's greeting for Roquan Smith was simple. "Welcome here," the Bears coach said Tuesday. "Are you ready to play some ball?"

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Aug 14, 2018

Pedestrian fatally struck by minivan on I-80 in Joliet
A person was hit and killed by a minivan walk walking along Interstate 80 early Sunday in Joliet.

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Aug 14, 2018

Illinois attorney general sues Trump Tower over releasing water into river
Though the building's owners had a permit for the water discharge, it expired Aug. 31; the owners applied for renewal, but months after the deadline.

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Aug 14, 2018

Counting on Yu? Cubs ‘hopeful,' Theo says after Darvish's encouraging sim game
Cubs president says Yu Darvish looks like he's on a "mission" to help down the stretch, and his next step could be a minor-league rehab assignment.

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Aug 14, 2018

Friend: Hadiya Pendleton held chest and said ‘I think I got shot' before dying
Klyn Jones said she told Pendleton not to play around. She said Pendleton answered, "no seriously, I think I got shot."

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Aug 14, 2018

Pair of teens charged with West Town robbery spree using stolen car
Two teenage boys have been charged in connection with a string of robberies using a stolen car last week in the West Town neighborhood.

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Aug 14, 2018

Judge: Laquan McDonald's mother doesn't get to duck subpoena, attend trial
Though her name was not mentioned in open court during the hearing last month, lawyers and the judge spoke openly about Tina Hunter on Tuesday.

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Aug 14, 2018

Brazil great Ronaldo leaves hospital after bout with flu
Brazil soccer great Ronaldo says he has been discharged from a hospital in Ibiza, where he had been treated for flu since Friday.

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Aug 14, 2018

Defense in Paul Manafort's fraud trial rests case without calling witness
The one-time Donald Trump campaign manager is accused of hiding millions of dollars in income he received advising Ukrainian politicians.

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Aug 14, 2018

Fernando Alonso will leave Formula 1 at end of season
Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will leave Formula One at the end of the season and potentially move to IndyCar in the United States.

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Aug 14, 2018

Missing woman found dead in Chicago Lawn backyard was strangled
A missing woman who was found dead in a Chicago Lawn neighborhood backyard in May had been strangled, authorities have determined.

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