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  • Priest accused of sex abuse reinstated
  • Father Michael O'Connell will return to the pulpit on Thursday after he was reinstated by the Chicago Archdiocese.
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  • A months-long investigation led to the arrest of four people in connection to the sexual assault of a northwest suburban teenager.
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  • Entire Urban Prep Academy senior class headed to college
  • For the fifth year in a row, seniors at Urban Prep Academy have been accepted into four-year colleges or universities.
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  • Wilmette woman charged in series of hit-and-runs
  • Charges could be filed Monday in a series of crashes in Evanston that inured three people, including the suspect.
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  • Wilmette woman charged in series of hit-and-runs
  • An arrest has been made in a series of hit-and-runs from Evanston to Skokie that left three people hurt, including the woman believed responsible.
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  • Officer charged in elderly mans death
  • Park Forest Police Officer Craig Taylor is charged with felony reckless conduct in the death of a 95-year-old man at a senior facility.
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  • Frankie Knuckles dies at 59
  • The man known as ''the godfather of Chicago house music'' has died.
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  • Frankie Knuckles dies at 59
  • Tributes are being heard from around the world in memory of Frankie Knuckles, the man known as The Godfather of Chicago House Music.
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  • ACA enrollment workshops open until 11PM
  • Affordable Care Act health care enrollment workshops are open in Chicago until 11 p.m. Monday night.
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  • GMA?s Robin Roberts one-on-one
  • Robin Roberts helps to get your day off to a good start each weekday on Good Morning America and the popular anchor, in town as the keynote speaker at the Black Women's Expo chatted with ABC7 Eyewitness News anchor Karen Jordan to talk about her career path, and her health challenges with breast cancer and a rare blood disorder.
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  • Sox prep for home opener
  • The Chicago White Sox players are getting ready to play ball- and prepping their frozen turf at U.S. Cellular Field.
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  • On Monday, family, friends and fellow officers remembered Chicago police officer David Harris during his funeral in suburban Forest Park.
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  • Sen. Bill Brady concedes GOP primary race
  • Sen. Bill Brady concedes in the race for the Republican nomination for Illinois governor.
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  • GOP candidates cast ballots in Illinois primary
  • Republicans have a lot at stake besides the governor's office in this year's Illinois primary, as voters decide who'll challenge Democrats this fall in Congress, the Legislature and the state treasurer's race.
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  • Business owners push to end free Sunday parking
  • Some Lincoln Park business owners are pushing to end free Sunday parking, part of a renegotiated deal Mayor Emanuel made with the parking meter company.
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  • Jury convicts Allan Kustok in murder trial
  • Jurors reached a guilty verdict after deliberating for fewer than two hours in the murder trial of Allan Kustok.
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  • Students at Northwestern University held a protest Tuesday, demanding more action from the school on reported sexual assaults.
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  • Herbert Goode, 66
  • The owner of a custom framing gallery was killed Saturday afternoon near his store's warehouse in the Englewood neighborhood.
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  • Video in Merillville meat cooler murder
  • Andrew Fugate's body was found inside a cooler at a meat packing plant in Merrillville, Indiana, in November 2013.
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  • Malcolm X College to house unified nursing program
  • The demand for nurses is high but the number of qualified applicants is now, and the city of Chicago is creating a city-wide school of nursing that will be located at Malcom X College.
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  • Chicago, suburbs dig out after heavy snow
  • The City of Chicago's full fleet of snow plows and trucks are out in the neighborhoods after heavy snow fell across the city and suburbs.
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  • Families seek indoor fun on school holiday
  • With many schools closed for Presidents' Day, suburban families sought indoor fun at a trampoline park in Niles.
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  • Bond set for man accused of murdering Bensenville clerk
  • Bond was set at $2.5 million Wednesday for a Bellwood man accused of murdering Bensenville store clerk Hussein Saghir.
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  • Public meeting addresses mail delivery complaints
  • Some suburban residents say they aren't getting their mail.
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  • City, suburbs dig out
  • Snow fall hit 7 inches in some parts of the Chicago area, and city and suburban residents dug out.
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  • Chicago digs out
  • City crews concentrated their snow removal efforts on main streets, leaving the side streets to residents.
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  • Evanston HS students hold Black History Month spoken-word event
  • This month is Black History Month, and as we continue to celebrate, the future honors the past as some high school students take part in spoken-word performances inspired by Black History Month.
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  • Quinn, Obama both call for minimum-wage increase in annual addresses
  • Some workers are cheering President Barack Obama's call to raise the minimum wage to $10.10.
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  • Quinn, Obama both call for minimum-wage increase in annual addresses
  • Some workers are cheering President Barack Obama's call to raise the minimum wage to $10.10.
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  • Commuters brave cold
  • Few problems Tuesday with CTA trains and buses. Amtrak canceled some service and Metra's North Central line was down Tuesday.
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  • Drivers warned of white-out driving conditions
  • Officials are warning drivers of white-out driving conditions, especially in rural areas south and west of Chicago.
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  • School Board approves 7 charter schools
  • The Chicago School Board voted to add seven more privately-run charter schools in the coming year.
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  • Ind. motorists get stuck in snow
  • Indiana got the brunt of the lake-effect snow Tuesday, stranding some drivers.
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  • MLK quotes, speeches, marches mark Martin Luther King Jr birthday
  • As the nation remembered and reflected Monday on the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., leaders and everyday Americans talked about how far the country has come in the past 50 years and how much more is to be done.
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  • Chicago Cubs defend new mascot to critics
  • Clark the Cub was unveiled earlier this week. It immediately drew a lot of criticism from many fans.
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  • Chicago Cubs defend new mascot to critics
  • Clark the Cub was unveiled earlier this week. The new mascot immediately drew a lot of criticism from many fans.
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  • Some Chicago USPS package deliveries delayed
  • Some Chicago residents say the U.S. Postal Service is delaying delivery of their packages.
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  • Some Chicago USPS package deliveries delayed
  • Some Chicago residents say the U.S. Postal Service is delaying delivery of their packages.
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  • Gov. Quinn visits Washington, Ill. disaster area
  • More than 2,000 people in counties declared federal disaster areas after tornadoes struck Illinois in November have applied for federal assistance, state officials announced Tuesday.
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  • Elderly woman sexually assaulted in West Side parking lot
  • A 69-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and robbed in a West Side parking lot on her way home from work Friday night.
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  • Christmas toys delivered by firefighters to kids in hospitals
  • The cold didn't keep the Chicago Fire Department away from handing out toys to kids as dozens of firefighters delivered some Christmas cheer Tuesday.
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  • Christmas toys delivered by firefighters to kids in hospitals
  • The cold didn't keep the Chicago Fire Department away from handing out toys to kids as dozens of firefighters delivered some Christmas cheer Tuesday.
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  • Albany Park youth orchestra broadens students horizons
  • In Albany Park, students are learning the classics and playing like pros with help from the People's Music School.
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  • In Albany Park, students are learning the classics and playing like pros with help from the Peoples Music School.
  • In Albany Park, students are learning the classics and playing like pros with help from the People's Music School.
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  • Salvation Army feeds families, seniors in need
  • The Salvation Army is hosting more than 20 events during this holiday season.
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  • IL legislators lament Office Depot HQ move to Florida
  • OfficeMax was based in suburban Chicago and Office Depot in Boca Raton, Fla. Company officials said Tuesday that it appeared the Florida location would better help drive profitability.
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  • Bears fans brave frigid temps at Soldier Field
  • The weather was dangerously cold for fans at Monday night's Chicago Bears game against the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field.
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  • Study finds energy drinks intensify heart contractions
  • A group of German researchers have found energy drinks have an impact on the heart, but not in the way you might expect. German radiologist Dr. Jonas Doerner says energy drinks can intensify heart contractions.
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  • Study finds energy drinks intensify heart contractions
  • German radiologist Dr. Jonas Doerner says energy drinks can intensify heart contractions.
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