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Marist students kneeled in ‘disrespect’ as Spanish-language song played at homecoming dance, Latino classmates say

In a statement, school officials said they are investigating and "are disheartened by the recent events that took place at our Homecoming celebration this past weekend."

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Safe at last for Afghan interpreter who aided Marine Corps major from Chicago, saved U.S. troops’ lives

Marine Maj. Thomas Schueman had been trying for months to get the interpreter to the United States. Over the past few days, he’s made it to safety in another country.

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Marine Corps major from Chicago pushing for U.S. visa for Afghan interpreter he says saved troops’ lives

When he left Afghanistan, Maj. Thomas Schueman left behind a young Afghan he says probably saved his life and those of many others. Now, he’s trying to help that man escape the Taliban.

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As Chicago cops reel from colleague’s suicide, CPD reports another officer has killed himself

Officer Jeffrey Troglia, 38, shot himself in the basement of his Southwest Side home, sources said. Just four days earlier, Officer James Daly fatally shot himself in the Town Hall police station on the North Side.

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Authorities release name of woman found dead in Mount Greenwood fire

The fire had started in the kitchen where she was cooking, causing heavy smoke in the unit.

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New police cameras coming to Beverly, Mount Greenwood and Morgan Park

At least 12 new cameras are to be installed in the 19th Ward neighborhoods after a fatal carjacking and mass shooting in the past year.

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Man fatally struck by SUV in Mount Greenwood

A 2015 Honda SUV was southbound in the 11100 block of South Pulaski Road when the man in his 20s walked into the street and was hit, police said. He died at the scene.

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Man wanted for burglary in Mount Greenwood: police

He allegedly burglarized a home on June 26 in the 11000 block of South Pulaski Road, according to Chicago police.

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Burglars target homes in Mount Greenwood: police

The suspect made off with computers, gaming systems and cash.

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Pharmacist, country music singer killed in accident remembered for passion, faith

Lindsey Lagestee was a founding member of the local country band Dixie Crush. She was on her way to a performance at the Firewater Saloon on 111th Street when she was hit by a passing car on Valentine’s Day.

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Woman killed by vehicle in Mount Greenwood

Lyndsey Lagestee was hit in the 3800 block of West 111th Street.

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Chicago cop hit by drunk driver finally home for Christmas

Jim Crowley, who uses a wheelchair and needs help with every aspect of his life, has resided in specialized care facilities at several locations around the country since 1987.

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Man uses gun to rob bank in Mount Greenwood: FBI

The FBI said the same man was responsible for robbing another bank late last month in Berwyn.

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Man charged in string of Mount Greenwood, Morgan Park burglaries

A surveillance camera allegedly recorded the suspect covering his face and then driving off in a white SUV, police said.

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Chicago cops cleared in racially charged shooting that sparked huge protests in Mount Greenwood

The 2016 shooting on West 111th Street touched off days of racial unrest in the Far Southwest Side neighborhood that is home to scores of city employees.

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Doubling down on bass: Including personal best to earn Fish of the Week

John Kristin doubled up on largemouth bass, including his personal best on one crankbait at Lake Shelbyville to earn Fish of the Week honors.

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Vehicle crashes into CVS in Mount Greenwood

The driver, a 73-year-old woman, told Chicago fire officials that her vehicle "jumped the curb" and drove into the building.

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ENDORSEMENT: Matthew J. O’Shea for 19th Ward alderman

Incumbent Matthew J. O’Shea is a popular alderman who has moved up to the important job of running the City Council's Aviation Committee.

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Woman killed sheriff’s deputy in DUI, tried to flee hospital while nude: charges

Monzerat Perez, who is accused of driving into Nick Theofanopoulos, had a blood-alcohol content of three times the legal limit, prosecutors said.

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Cook County sheriff’s deputy killed in Mount Greenwood head-on crash

The deputy was driving north in the 10300 block of South Kedzie Avenue when he struck a Jeep that had backed out of a driveway.

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Burke’s top political aide got visit from feds before raid

Shortly before the FBI raided offices of powerful Chicago Ald. Edward M. Burke, agents visited the home of alderman’s top political aide, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.

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Man killed in Mount Greenwood domestic-related shooting

The shooter was taken into custody and later released after investigators determined they acted in self defense, police said.

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1 dead, 3 wounded in Thursday shootings

The last shooting left two men wounded after a band of male shooters chased one of them during the evening, police said.

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Holocaust-denier gets nearly 40 percent of vote in 2 Mount Greenwood precincts

His strongest performance in Chicago came in parts of Mount Greenwood in the 19th Ward, where he garnered nearly 40 percent of the vote.

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Alsip police release video from police-involved shooting in Mount Greenwood

Video from the Oct. 3 incident shows an Alsip police officer open fire on a vehicle as it drives toward him in Mount Greenwood.

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Free and cheap things to do in Chicago this weekend: Oct. 19-21

Celebrate Halloween early this weekend with pumpkin patches and parades.

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Bail reduced to $20K for man charged with trying to kill Alsip cop with car

Bail has been reduced for a man shot by an Alsip police officer last week when he allegedly tried to hit the officer with his car in Mount Greenwood.

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Alsip cop shoots, wounds man suspected of drag racing in Mount Greenwood

An Alsip police officer shot a 25-year-old man early Wednesday on the Far South Side after the man drove toward him in a Cadillac sedan.

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Tom Dart sues correctional officer who allegedly spread domestic violence rumors

Dart filed the $300,000 lawsuit against one of his employees for allegedly sending emails accusing the sheriff of hitting his wife.

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Burglars steal from garages, vehicles in Mount Greenwood

Burglars entered garages and vehicles near West 115th Place and South Central Park Avenue.

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Joshua Beal’s brother cleared of charges in Mount Greenwood race brawl: attorney

Michael Beal was arrested and charged after his brother was shot and killed by a Chicago Police officer in Mount Greenwood in November 2016.

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Beating the odds: 1st Special Olympian in Chicago sports hall of fame

For some, a thumbs-up is a meaningless "good job," but for Tommy , a 24-year-old autistic and non-verbal Special Olympics athlete, it means the world.