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Lake Michigan at 31st Street Harbor, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in Chicago.
Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 8:16 am
By Michael Tarm and Corey Williams, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The painfully cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep freeze was expected to ease Thursday, though temperatures could still tumble to record lows in some places before the region begins to thaw out...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York.
Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File
January 30, 2019 - 7:14 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Detectives have reviewed surveillance footage of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett walking to his downtown Chicago apartment after a visit to a sandwich shop, but so far none of the video shows him being attacked by two masked men, a police spokesman said Wednesday. Investigators "for...
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January 29, 2019 - 12:50 pm
(CNN) - - "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was attacked in the early morning hours on Tuesday in what Chicago police are calling a possible hate crime. Smollett was attacked by two people "yelling out racial and homophobic slurs," according to police. A representative for Smollett did not immediately...
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Ausencio Castaneda of Kewaskum, left, clears a path to a series of mailboxes outside a multi-family home with his son Ausencio Castaneda Jr. onMonday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Kewaskum, Wis.
John Ehlke/West Bend Daily News via AP
January 29, 2019 - 8:00 am
By Ivan Moreno, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Extremely cold, record-breaking temperatures are settling across parts of the Midwest after a powerful snowstorm pounded the region overnight Monday, and forecasters are describing the subzero weather on the way as potentially life-threatening...
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Entertainer Michael Jackson sings at half-time during the Super Bowl X XVII game between the Buffalo Bills and the Dallas Cowboys at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
Rick Stewart /Allsport
January 24, 2019 - 9:38 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A stage musical about Michael Jackson will premiere in Chicago later this year before heading to Broadway in 2020. Officials said Wednesday that "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" will begin pre-Broadway performances at Chicago's Nederlander Theatre on Oct. 29 and run through Dec. 1...
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Rev. Marvin Hunter speaks to reporters after a judge acquitted three Chicago police officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Chicago.
Noreen Nasir/AP
January 17, 2019 - 5:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago officers were acquitted Thursday of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of a black teenager by a white officer who was seen pulling the trigger on the shocking dashcam video that showed Laquan McDonald getting hit with 16 bullets. In rejecting the prosecution's entire...
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On a night he was facing a protest in his hometown of Chicago, singer R. Kelly appeared to be partying at a local club, where he proclaimed he's not concerned with the controversy brewing around him.
Bill Kirkos/CNN
January 10, 2019 - 2:09 pm
By Lisa Respers France and Ryan Young (CNN) — On a night he was facing a protest in his hometown of Chicago, singer R. Kelly partied at a local club, where he proclaimed he's not concerned with the controversy brewing around him. Videos of Kelly were posted on social media late Wednesday into...
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More than 225 of the nation's Catholic bishops are gathered at a seminary in Illinois for a weeklong retreat to discern a path for addressing the clerical abuse crisis that has gripped the American church.
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Mark Abrams
January 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 225 of the nation's Catholic bishops are gathered at a seminary in Illinois for a weeklong retreat to discern a path for addressing the clerical abuse crisis that has gripped the American church. Villanova theology professor Massimo Faggioli says the...
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As Eagles fans take flight to Chicago this weekend, many Philadelphia-area transplants in the Windy City are also grabbing up tickets for the game.
Courtesy of Dan Press
Paul Kurtz
January 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Eagles fans take flight to Chicago this weekend, many Philadelphia-area transplants in the Windy City are also grabbing up tickets for the game. Dan Press was born in Philadelphia, raised in New Jersey and now lives in Chicago with his wife and three young children...
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If you're planning to travel to Chicago for this weekends Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears playoff game, you have plenty of options.
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Paul Kurtz
January 03, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning to travel to Chicago for this weekend's Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears playoff game, you have plenty of options. It's been a busy week for South Philadelphia-based AAA Travel Agent Karen Fischer. "My phone started to ring Dec. 31, New Year's...
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