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Dorothy Dawson, tough-as-nails track coach with a soft spot, dies at 91

Dawson was a track coach and assistant principal with a paddle. But more than that, she was a steadfast mentor known for her generosity, giving her students food, clothing and a place to stay.

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2-year-old left at South Side fire station

The 2-year-old boy left at a fire station in Woodlawn Monday was taken to a nearby hospital. Illinois law permits individuals to drop off young children, anonymously, but applies only to infants up to 30 days old.

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80 years later, Navy vet remembers Pearl Harbor

James DeWitt was serving on a ship that arrived atPearl Harbor the morning of the attack.

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Marilyn Jackson of United Way of Metro Chicago named CEO of Muhammad Ali Center

She is the first woman to lead the center, which focuses on the life and legacy of boxing champ and activist Muhammad Ali.

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More than 11,000 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, most in a year — with Omicron still looming

Thursday’s caseload is nearly twice as high as any other day over the past 10 months. Officials say it’s critical that more residents get vaccinated.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe festival returns to Des Plaines shrine

The celebration that draws hundred of thousands of worshippers was canceled in 2020 because of the pandemic.

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CVS, Illinois AG respond to rise in retail robberies, opioid theft

All 392 CVS locations in Illinois will now feature time-delay safes to prevent narcotics thefts. The measure is a response to a recent rise in retail and pharmacy theft.

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From winter parking bans to snow removal, the city’s gearing up for harsh weather, and you should, too

Here are some things to know as Chicago braces for cold temps and heavy snow.

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Every day is the holiday in Chicago in new Disney movie ‘Christmas Again’

‘It was so amazing’ making the film downtown and in Ravenswood, says young star Scarlett Estevez.

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Empleados de Amazon se quejan de las condiciones en los almacenes

Los trabajadores también dijeron que reciben poca o ninguna capacitación, mientras se les acusa de operar maquinaria pesada y peligrosa.