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  • Dorothy Horky
  • Dorothy Horky, 58, ran the Wheaton North Booster Club for 5 years.
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  • grayslake dry cleaner chemical spill
  • Four people were injured in a chemical spill at a Grayslake dry cleaners.
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  • Canonization preparations underway in Rome
  • Rome is preparing for the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII in St. Peter's Square.
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  • matteson sex assault, park forest sex assault, richton park sex assault
  • Park Forest, Matteson and Richton Park police have issued a joint community alert after a series of attacks on women in the area.
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  • Four people were injured in a chemical spill at a Grayslake dry cleaners.
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  • NIU hazing death case
  • Fraternity brothers accused of hazing David Bogenberger, 19, before his death asked for the wrongful death case to be dismissed.
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  • Morgan Park to host prom the same day as track finals
  • Morgan Park High School seniors must decide between their senior prom and competing in the school's track and field finals.
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  • A new baby bison makes it debut at Fermilab in Batavia, Ill.
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  • Northwesterns Kain Colter (2) catches a pass from quarterback Trevor Siemian for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA football game against Ohio State in Evanston, Ill.
  • The National Labor Relations Board has granted a request from Northwestern University to review a ruling that allows football players to form a union.
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  • An estimated 82 percent of CPS high school students participating in the district's "on-track" program are set to graduate this year, an increase of 25 percent since 2007, according to a new study from the University of Chicago.
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  • A 49-year-old man from Winnetka was found unconscious near the Union Pacific-Metra tracks in Glencoe, and was transported to Evanston Hospital for surgery on a head wound.
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  • Chicago police are searching for the person who vandalized an Easter display in Daley Plaza.
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  • No injuries reported after a driver backed an SUV into a McDonald's at 18th and Loomis.
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  • Firefighters were at the scene of a garage fire in the West Bridgeport neighborhood Thursday morning, the latest in a series of fires in that area.
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  • An unconscious man was taken to an Evanston hospital for surgery on a head wound after he was found laying near the Metra tracks in Glencoe, police said.
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  • Exclusive: Boy on alert after surviving pit bull attack
  • In an ABC7 exclusive interview, the 9-year-old boy attacked by a pit bull in East Chicago shares his story.
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  • Ravinia tickets for a big list of concerts by popular musicians and singers will be sold exclusively on the Ravinia website beginning Thursday at 5 a.m.
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  • A Syrian girl who lost her leg in a bombing is in Chicago to have surgery. Hanan A lhroub will then receive a new prosthetic leg, built at Lurie Children's Hospital.
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  • Christopher Kaelin won $276,000 by winning three times on the same lottery game in three weeks.
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  • Wrigley Field turned 100 years old on April 23, 2014.
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  • An ex-aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison Wednesday for steering more than $300,000 in phony county contracts to her own company and her pals.
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  • One week later, a south suburban exotic-animal shelter is still without its tractor after someone stole it.
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  • More than 1,000 northwest suburban homes were without power early Wednesday after a car collided with an electrical pole in Park Ridge.
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  • One person died and three others were injured when a van collided with a CTA bus early Wednesday in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.
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