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Fighting cancer is personal for Hammond police officer who donated his own stem cells

3 hours ago   |   ABC

"If I can deal with a little bit of pain to save somebody, count me in."
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Chicago fireworks caused fire that destroyed home, South Side couple says

3 hours ago   |   ABC

A Chicago couple said illegal fireworks caused the fire that destroyed their South Side home, leaving them with nothing.
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Officials searching for woman who fell off boat in Lake Michigan

Officials searching for woman who fell off boat in Lake Michigan

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department Marine Unit and Chicago firefighters were searching for a person who fell off a boat. The first responders were searching near Monroe...
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Blackhawks say team name honors namesake who inspired

3 hours ago   |   NBC Sports   |   2 articles

The Blackhawks say they will continue to use their team name because it honors a Native American leader who has been an inspiration to generations.
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Recovered Lefty Rich Hill On Track For Twins Rotation

4 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - When the Minnesota Twins signed Rich Hill from the bargain aisle of free agency last winter, they expected the left-hander to be available around midseason after...
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Chicago Blackhawks name change? Team says name and logo will stay

4 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The Chicago Blackhawks say they will continue to use their team name because it honors a Native American leader who has been an inspiration to generations.
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Illinois Reopening: Chicago Dogs holds home opener at Impact Field Tuesday

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Baseball returns to Impact Field in suburban Rosemont starting Tuesday.
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Contracts and trades taking a back seat for Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer as baseball returns amid a pandemic: ‘That's really not where our mind is'

5 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The Cubs are the only major-league team not to report a positive COVID-19 test, but general manager Jed Hoyer knows there will be more challenges ahead.
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Chicago Blackhawks will keep name, pledge to 'expand awareness' of Black Hawk's legacy

5 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

"We will continue to serve as stewards of our name and identity, and will do so with a commitment to evolve."
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Oak Lawn man misses dialysis after his wheelchair was likely stolen

5 hours ago   |   ABC

An Oak Lawn man was told police would keep his wheelchair safe when he was taken to the hospital- then it was stolen.
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Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping...

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping her underage student, dies

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher made famous for sexually assaulting her sixth-grade student, whom she later married, has died following a battle with cancer. Read more ...

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

A White man and a White woman who allegedly painted over a California community's Black Lives Matter mural this weekend are each facing a hate crime charge for the act. Read more ...

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

"We're very much gong to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools,” President Donald Trump said. Read more ...

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized after head injury

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized after head injury

Chief Justice John Roberts fell last month while walking, received stitches to close a wound on his head and spent the night in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said... Read more ...

Personal protective equipment for medical workers begins to run low again as...

Personal protective equipment for medical workers begins to run low again as COVID-19 cases surge

PPE that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number... Read more ...

EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill coronavirus...

EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill coronavirus on surfaces

The news comes one month after a CDC survey found that people said they were cleaning more frequently because of the pandemic, but only about half said that they really knew... Read more ...

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who married her student, dead of cancer at 58

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who married her student, dead of cancer at 58

The former Washington state teacher rose to infamy in 1996 for having a sexual relationship with a sixth-grade student she later married. Read more ...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil is second only to the United States in numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths. Read more ...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health Organization

President Trump initially announced his intention to withdraw from WHO in May. Read more ...

Deutsche Bank slammed with $150 million fine over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Deutsche Bank slammed with $150 million fine over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Authorities said issues with Deutsche Bank allowed Jeffrey Epstein to conduct hundreds of transactions worth millions of dollars that should have prompted additional scrutiny. Read more ...