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After Iowa ousted Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament, ensuring the Illini would miss the NCAA Tournament for a sixth straight season, freshman Ayo Dosunmu sat glumly in a United Center locker room. The dynamic guard from Morgan Park was a bright spot all season for the Illini....

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Authorities have charged a 42-year-old West Pullman man with stabbing a classmate at East-West University in the South Loop. Dejuan Doby, 42, faces attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery charges related to the attack inside a fourth-floor classroom at the small private university...

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Two of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s top deputies — the office’s chief ethics officer and the head of the Conviction Integrity Unit — have submitted resignations and will be leaving next month. Former federal prosecutor April Perry, who was brought on as Foxx’s chief ethics...

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The partner of a Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman as she approached their squad car testified Thursday that he didn't fire his own gun because he was still trying to determine if he was in danger, agreeing with a prosecutor's characterization that it would have been...

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A South Side property owner and a man recently released from state prison on parole fatally shot each other Thursday morning during what Chicago police said appeared to be an armed robbery gone wrong. The deadly exchange of gunfire occurred outside a residence in the 6800 block of South St....

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A whirlwind week of back-and-forth court rulings over the fate of Westlake Hospital continued Thursday with two courts weighing in on what should happen next and leaving patients and staff members more bewildered than ever. The day started with an appeals court reversing a lower court’s order...

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, released Thursday, lays out in anecdotes and legal analysis what U.S. Attorney General William Barr telegraphed in his March summary: There was no collusion with the Russians by candidate Donald Trump or his campaign...

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With the release of the redacted Mueller report, Americans can be grateful that their president did not so blatantly violate any law that the special counsel felt compelled to indict him. Really. It’s better than learning that he was caught red-handed in a multitude of Class A felonies. The...

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Felony charges have been filed against a man accused of punching and seriously injuring a Chihuahua named Holly after getting into a fight with his girlfriend in their Humboldt Park home, according to Chicago police. Joseph B. Neudenbach, 34, hit his girlfriend in the head and stomach on April...

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Ashake Banks waited nearly seven years for justice in the killing of her 7-year-old daughter — almost as long as little Heaven Sutton was alive. On Thursday, a Cook County jury took just about 2 ½ hours to convict Jerrell Dorsey, 33, of first-degree murder in Heaven’s death, as well as...

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This is the latest in my occasional TrumPoems chronicling the rule of Donald J. Trump, loosely based on his words. THE MUELLER REPORT The nation waited breathlessly For Mueller’s big report Today, my good Americans, I’ll sum it up. In short:   I won, I won, I won, I won I won, I won, I won...

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A Hobart man who law enforcement said made threats on Facebook to President Donald Trump is now facing federal charges. The government alleges in an indictment unsealed Wednesday that Steffon Gonzalez, 20, has been charged with two counts of threats against the president and one count of...

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Another day, another win for Naperville native James Holzhauer. The 34-year-old professional sports bettor extended his winning streak to 11 days Thursday, one day after setting yet another record for one-day earnings after collecting more than $131,000. Holzhauer went into Final Jeopardy with...

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The president of the Rich Township High School District 227 Board of Education owes tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid property taxes, according to Cook County tax records. Voters apparently reelected Randy Alexander to the school board this month. Alexander owes taxes on property at 4645...

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A 20-year-old man was arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of his brother Wednesday in Merrillville, officials said. Kafele Laurence Ward-Brown, 20, of Merrillville, was charged Thursday in Lake Superior Court with murder in the death of Dennis Ward, 27, also of Merrillville. Ward-Brown and...

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As we all devour the two-volume, 448-page redacted Mueller report, we’d do well to keep in mind a political reality. In a more stable and responsible political climate, impeachment proceedings would have begun months ago when it became abundantly clear that President Donald Trump was trying to...

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Social media, a warm night and spring break for Chicago Public Schools all combined to draw hundreds of teenagers downtown for the evening Wednesday. Some just spent time with friends like thousands of others who enjoy the city in summer. Others got into fights and tense confrontations with...

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Angela Scott has heard many reasons why she shouldn’t donate blood. Friends and family wonder what might really be done with it. They worry that someone might inject her with something. You can’t always trust the medical establishment, she is told. Still, Scott, who is black, donates blood...

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All concerts at Symphony Center through April 30 have been canceled by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, in the wake of the CSO musicians’ ongoing strike. Included are CSO subscription concerts from April 25 through 27; a Symphony Center Presents Piano recital by Simon Trpceski on...

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President Donald Trump and his attorney general are distorting the facts when it comes to special counsel Robert Mueller's report in the Russia investigation. Trump and his team continue to insist that he was exonerated by the two-year investigation. That's not true. The report specifically...

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