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CPS strike Day 4: Classes canceled for third day as city, union continue contract negotiations

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Man shot, killed inside Englewood residence: police

The 20-year-old man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, Chicago police said.

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Girl, 15, missing from Cragin

Aiyana McMiller was last seen Friday, Chicago police said.

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‘Joey the Clown’ Lombardo is dead at 90

Federal prosecutors say he died Saturday.

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Democratic socialists on front lines of teachers strike aim to ‘put the pressure on Mayor Lightfoot’

"We want to make sure that we are not letting the support dwindle whatsoever and that there are going to be more members out on lines on Monday," Dan Cutter, co-chair of Chicago DSA’s labor branch, told his cohorts Sunday.

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Man dies days after being hit by vehicle in NW Indiana

The 66-year-old was pronounced dead Saturday, two days after being struck in Whiting, Indiana.

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Cops slam into ambulance responding to shooting that killed 1 and wounded 2 in Homan Square

The collision caused the ambulance to flip over on its side as authorities were responding to a report of multiple people shot at a party in the 3400 block of West Flournoy Street.

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Streamwood company operators charged with hiring, harboring undocumented workers

The Kuzelka family allegedly rehired at least 18 undocumented workers at KSO MetalFab Inc. after firing them in 2017, prosecutors said.

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Millennial who went from foster care to doctorate honored for work helping foster youth graduate

Shante Elliott, a ward of the state until she was adopted at 13, created TassellTurn, a startup to help youth in foster care graduate high school. She is among 10 women nationwide selected to L’Oreal Paris’ 2019 Women of Worth.

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Man shot while driving crashes into CTA truck in East Garfield Park: police

Both drivers were hospitalized in serious condition, police said.

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CTU strike, Day 4: Talks continue, but Monday classes still uncertain

Talks continue Sunday as parents and students await official word on Monday classes.

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Fact-check: Suburban legislator wrong in claim that 30% of the nation’s poor live in California

While California’s poverty rate ranks among the nation’s highest, federal data show the state is far from being home to a third of the nation’s poor.

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Dyer man killed in I-65 motorcycle crash

The man, 26, was northbound at a high rate of speed about 1 a.m. when he slammed into the back of a pickup truck near the Merrillville-U.S. 30 exit and spun out of control, Indiana State Police said.

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Restaurant owners offer reward for dog stolen outside River North location

A 17-month-old dog named Caela was stolen while her owner was paying for food inside a Gus’s Chicken.

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Film crew worker falls to his death at Starved Rock State Park

The 30-year-old man was off the trail when he fell from an overhang, police said.

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Cartels reign in many parts of Mexico as government cede battles

State after state, the Mexican government long ago relinquished effective control of whole towns, cities and regions to the drug cartels.

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New apple to be introduced at grocery stores in December

The new variety keeps for a long time in storage and in the refrigerator, said Kate Evans, who runs the breeding program at Washington State University.

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More than 375,000 obtain new state Real IDs

Real IDs or a passport will be required to board domestic flights beginning in October 2020.

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Police seeking suspects in deadly shooting outside The New Dating Game

Alfonzo Leflore, 34, was shot in June outside the club in the 8900 block of South Stony Island Avenue, officials said.

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Man sentenced to 6 years for Stratford Square Mall shooting

Keonte Griffin, 24, shot a loss prevention officer last summer, authorities said.

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Former Carpentersville teacher sentenced to 112 years in prison for sexually assaulting child

Carlos A. Bedoya, 64, sexually assaulted the victim, who was younger than 13 at the time, between Aug. 2015 and June 2016, prosecutors said.

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Indicted cop says he posed as corrupt officer, lied to informants

‘When you’re doing something legitimate, you tell people you’re doing something criminal?’ a prosecutor asked. ‘Absolutely,’ responded Sgt. Xavier Elizondo.

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What feds could reveal about ComEd/Exelon’s political muscle

What will be truly fascinating is if the feds ever publish a list of politicians who allegedly got sweet favors for their votes.

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Supt. Johnson had ‘a couple of drinks with dinner’ before slumping over in car, mayor says

Lori Lightfoot says she will await the outcome of the internal investigation before determining whether the rules were bent to protect the boss and whether to hold Johnson responsible.

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Pilsen alderman moves to designate St. Adalbert’s as a Chicago Landmark

In a letter to city officials, Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez said the "designation process should begin immediately."

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FAA demands explanation from Boeing after undisclosed communications show company knew about 737 Max problems

Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson demanded an explanation from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg in a letter Friday.

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‘Many’ to be charged in clout-heavy Chicago bank’s failure after massive fraud

‘The number of defendants would be many more,’ a prosecutor says of the collapsed Washington Federal Bank for Savings in Bridgeport, where many customers had ties to the Daley family and the 11th Ward Democratic Party.

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Heartburn drug Zantac recalled as FDA investigates probable carcinogen

The FDA has not recommend people stop taking the drug. However, the agency said people who want to discontinue prescriptions should talk to their doctor or pharmacist.

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Your favorite Halloween candy probably has Chicago ties

Butterfingers. Baby Ruths. Milk Duds. Lemonheads. "At a certain point, you feel like it’s easier to list the candies not invented or made in Chicago," a Chicago candy historian says.

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Tesla’s disappearing miles: Owners say automatic software fix has had unwanted side effects

The electric carmaker’s update after a series of car fires has also cut into how far vehicles go without a recharge and lengthened charging time, complaints and lawsuit say.

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Renowned headache expert Dr. Seymour Diamond, who embraced transgender actor-grandson, dead at 94

Zach Barack came out as his ‘Papa’ turned 90. The doctor’s daughter says: ‘My dad called Zach and told him he loved him no matter what . . . He got everything he could read on transgender issues and educated himself.’

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Elgin pastor charged with sexually assaulting child

Elizandro Salazar Montoya, 32, is accused of assaulting a child between Nov. 1 and Dec. 1, 2018.

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Labor trailblazer Geraldine ‘Jerre’ McPartlin dies at 91

Her colleagues have called her "tough as nails" but noted she was also "positive and affirming."

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Some parents and kids enjoy day off from school — but don’t want too many

"I work the nightshift and I usually don’t get to spend time with her during the day like this," one dad said of his daughter.

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Missing 15-year-old boy last seen in Lake View

Alexander Diaz was last seen about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday in the area of the 2900 block of North Lake Shore Drive, police said.