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  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a developer, but the studio will remain on the property for another two years
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  • Northbrook family charged in shoplifting ring
  • A father, mother and daughter from a posh Chicago suburb stole $7 million in merchandise during a decadelong shoplifting spree - traveling to stores nationwide and targeting dolls, toys, cosmetics and other valuables - according to a federal complaint released Wednesday
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  • Authorities in Illinois say a man married less than seven hours has been killed along with a motorist he stopped to help in the snow
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  • A new study says testing shows the breast milk can contain potentially dangerous bacteria including salmonella
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  • As the guitarist strums and softly sings a lullaby in Spanish, tiny Augustin Morales stops squirming in his hospital crib and closes his eyes
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  • Authorities in Manchester, Ill., are still trying to identify five people believed to have been shot to death in their home by a man who later was gunned down by police
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  • Abbott Laboratories is recalling its FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meters after finding that they display and store incorrect test results for dangerously high blood sugar levels
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  • The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr. speaks at the Detroit NAACPs 53rd annual Fight for Freedom dinner, Sunday, April 27, 2008. (AP)
  • The daughter of President Barack Obama's former pastor has been indicted on charges of money laundering and lying to the feds.
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  • Attorneys deliver closing arguments at Drew Peterson's trial Tuesday, after which jurors will begin deliberations on whether the state proved the former Illinois police officer murdered his third wife
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  • United Airlines says 580 flights were delayed Tuesday because a piece of computer equipment failed to communicate correctly, and its backup system didn't work as expected
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  • A new study says laws curbing the sale of junk food and sweet drinks could play a role in slowing childhood obesity
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  • Testimony in Drew Peterson's murder trial enters a fourth day after a judge negotiated a delicate issue that nearly ended proceedings.
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  • A judge said Thursday that he believed Drew Peterson could receive a fair trial in his murder case, but not before chiding prosecutors for entering inadmissible evidence and criticizing them in front of jurors
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  • The judge at the Drew Peterson murder trial is considering a mistrial request from defense attorneys
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  • Two Missouri women are accused of showing off more than their putting skills at a southwestern Illinois golf course
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  • Delta Airlines tells ABC News that Flight 3163 from Detroit has been cleared at Midway Airport. The plane was in quarantine for about two hours
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  • A felon is back in jail after allegedly trying to rob a man who told police he was an Ultimate Fighter trained in mixed martial arts
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  • A national study finds that the phenomenon of teen sexting on cellphones may not be as widespread as people believe
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  • An Illinois teacher stands accused of lewd behavior in the classroom
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  • The 14-room brick house defended from intruders by a young Macaulay Culkin in the movie 'Home Alone' is up for sale in suburban Chicago for $2.4 million
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  • A mother claims her four-year-old daughter got sick after being served alcohol at a Chili's in Chicago
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  • An Illinois teacher was removed from the classroom after requiring a special ed students to show him their underwear
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  • Three children killed in house fire on Chicago's South Side
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  • A Chicago Public Schools teacher, who posted a picture of a second grade student online, is now the focus of a lawsuit.
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  • When Oprah Winfrey's show ends, it looks like Rosie O'Donnell may be moving into the West Loop studio
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  • Police say robbery is the suspected motive in a deadly attack on an elderly woman in Illinois
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  • A car ended up on a Chicago Transit Authority train track Friday morning after vaulting over a guardrail and onto the tracks
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  • A fan who was fired for wearing his Packers' tie to work lands new job at different car dealership in Illinois
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  • A baby ape from an endangered species was born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago
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  • A Chicago fire official says 84-year-old rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry felt ill and was checked out by ambulance medics before a show Saturday night. An audience member at the show, however, said Berry slumped over during the show and was offstage for at least 20 minutes
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  • The family of a woman left with brain damage after an accident during the filming of 'Transformers 3' has filed a lawsuit against the movie's makers
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  • An Illinois elderly woman shoots and injures a 12-year-old after a year of harassment
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  • Everyone has regrets in life. But usually those mistakes are not as obvious to everyone else
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  • A Texas man is accused of planning to deal what authorities estimate is $1.5 million worth of cocaine seized from a truck he was driving during an Interstate 70 traffic stop
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  • Rod Blagojevich's defense attorney could find himself behind bars even as he works to keep the former Illinois governor out of prison
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  • A prosecutor wrapped up his closing arguments in Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial Monday after focusing on shooting down the former Illinois governor's defense, saying that Blagojevich need have made no money or gotten a high-profile job in order for his alleged schemes to be illegal
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  • A saxophonist whose Chicago club is known as one of the cradles of contemporary jazz has died. Fred Anderson was 81
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  • Severe storms knocked down trees near the Chicago area
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  • A racetrack owner testified Monday that he was angry after being pressured to make a $100,000 campaign contribution to then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich -- by a lobbyist who was supposed to be working for him -- in exchange for the governor's signature on a bill that would help the horse-racing industry
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  • Authorities say a fire in a Chicago subway has injured 19 people, five of them seriously, and sent black smoke billowing from grates along city streets
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  • An old fast soda machine becomes one of Illinois small town's claim to fame
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  • Police in Illinois say an officer assigned to aschool has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly shocked three boys during an unauthorized Taser demo
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