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1 injured in Austin fire

One person suffered slight smoke inhalation and was taken to West Suburban Hospital in good condition.

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13 crowd stage at mayoral forum, but Ed Burke winds up in the spotlight

The criminally charged 14th Ward aldermen isn’t running for mayor, but his presence loomed as large at the Northwest Side forum.

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Report: Rod Carey leaving Northern Illinois to coach at Temple

Rod Carey has agreed to become the next head football coach at Temple. He's expected to be announced as the new head coach on Friday.

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DePaul student lied about kidnapping, robbery near campus, police say

The student lied to authorities when he said he was kidnapped and robbed near the DePaul campus in Lincoln Park.

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4 people, including 2 kids, injured in car crash in Avalon Park

The car wrapped around the pole, causing it to topple over and leaving power lines dangling in the street.

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Man on parole charged with fatal shooting last summer in Grand Crossing

A man being held at the Cook County Jail in an unrelated case has been charged with murder in the July 11, 2018 shooting of Lorenzo Williams.

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Machado ‘would be wonderful’ but will it happen for White Sox?

White Sox fans riding a wave of excitement more fitting of a done deal than a possibility hope the fun isn't solely in the chase for Manny Machado.

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53-year-old man dies after being struck by van in Jefferson Park

Roy Faust Jr. was crossing the street about 3 p.m. Jan. 3 in the 4400 block of North Central Avenue when he was struck by the van.

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EDITORIAL: Take it from Illinois, this government shutdown is cruel and dumb

Just as President Trump is holding the federal government hostage over the wall, former Gov. Rauner refused to approve a state budget for two years.

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Senate OKs bill to pay federal employees

The Senate approved the bill unanimously Thursday. It now goes to the House.

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‘Surviving R. Kelly’ leads to spike in sales, streams for the singer

On-demand audio streams following the documentary's airing showed a 76 percent increase, with video streams increasing by 85 percent.

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