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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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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) throws a pass against the Chicago Bears.
Quinn Harris/USA TODAY Sports
January 06, 2019 - 8:21 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Eagles kept messing up. They're simply a team that doesn't give up. Nick Foles hit Golden Tate with a 2-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 56 seconds remaining against the NFL's stingiest defense, lifting the Philadelphia Eagles past the Chicago Bears 16-15 on Sunday in the...
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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.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
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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A sign outside the Mundelein Seminary asks the faithful to pray for U.S. based Roman Catholic bishops gathering there for a weeklong prayer retreat, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Mundelein, Ill.
AP Photo/Teresa Crawford
January 02, 2019 - 8:47 pm
MUNDELEIN, Ill. (AP) — U.S.-based Roman Catholic bishops gathered Wednesday for a weeklong retreat near Chicago on the church sexual abuse scandal that organizers say will focus on prayer and spiritual reflection and not formulating policy. The retreat began a day after The Associated Press...
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Items are left at a memorial at Mercy Hospital, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Chicago, the day after a shooting at the hospital.
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP
November 21, 2018 - 9:53 am
By Amanda Seitz and Don Babwin, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Moments before her ex-fiance fatally shot her in the parking lot of the hospital where she worked, a Chicago doctor called 911 to report that she had spotted the man and feared for her life. As investigators tried to piece together the...
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, comforts Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, during a news conference at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Chris Walker/Chicago Tribune via AP
November 20, 2018 - 7:16 am
By Amanda Seitz and Don Babwin, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor with whom he was having a domestic relationship, then ran into the hospital and fatally shot a pharmacy resident and a...
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A Chicago Police officer has been shot in an active shooter incident at Mercy Hospital, the department said Monday.
WGN via CNN
November 19, 2018 - 5:24 pm
By Emanuella Grinberg, Sheena Jones and Ryan Young, CNN (CNN) -- A police officer, a doctor and a pharmaceutical assistant are dead after a Monday afternoon shooting at Chicago's Mercy hospital, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said. The gunman, who was in a relationship with the one of the victims, also died,...
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