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Honor Flight Chicago to begin flying Vietnam War veterans too. Honor Flight Chicago to begin flying Vietnam War veterans too.
This iconic April 1968 file photo shows the first sergeant of A Company, 101st Airborne Division, guiding a medevac helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties suffered during a five-day patrol near Hue. AP Photo/Art Greenspon Honor Flight Chicago, a nonprofit that has flown more than 8,000 World War II and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C., over the past 11 years, has decid...
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Chicago police watchdog is investigating Facebook photo of a man. Chicago police watchdog is investigating Facebook photo of a man.
The city’s police watchdog is investigating an allegation that a Chicago police officer was photographed wearing blackface at a party, officials said Wednesday. The photo posted Sunday on Facebook appears to show a man in blackface wearing a sailor’s costume next to a woman wearing what appears to be a mermaid costume. It is unclear when the photograph was taken. The Facebook page also shows an...
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Elmhurst cop takes witness stand, says he feared for life before shooting motorist accused of aiming car at him. Elmhurst cop takes witness stand, says he feared for life before shooting motorist accused of aiming car at him.
An Elmhurst police officer said he feared for his life when he fired at an oncoming car, striking the driver, whose trial began Friday in DuPage County court. Officer Alexander Kefaloukos’ testimony concluded the first day of the trial of Byron Auterberry, 44, of Chicago, who is on trial for aggravated assault in the officer-involved shooting incident that took place Feb. 27, 2018, on York Road...
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The March for Our Lives, explained. The March for Our Lives, explained.
Thousands rallied in Washington, DC, on Saturday for a March for Our Lives protest to advocate for gun control. Thousands more joined them at other marches in cities large and small across the country. Their motto is “never again.” The march marked most dramatic and powerful show yet of teenage activism against gun violence in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Sc...
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Honor Flight Chicago to begin flying Vietnam War veterans too. Honor Flight Chicago to begin flying Vietnam War veterans too.
This iconic April 1968 file photo shows the first sergeant of A Company, 101st Airborne Division, guiding a medevac helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties suffered during a five-day patrol near Hue. AP Photo/Art Greenspon Honor Flight Chicago, a nonprofit that has flown more than 8,000 World War II and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C., over the past 11 years, has decid...
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TAP Air Portugal Will Serve Chicago And Washington D.C. TAP Air Portugal Will Serve Chicago And Washington D.C.
Beginning on June 1, 2019, TAP Air Portugal will begin offering five times a week flights between Lisbon, Portugal and Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The new flights offer passengers a direct route to Lisbon, a popular European destination that is often hard to reach by direct flight. The airline has worked diligently to find the right market for this flight, and Chicago was the winner. ...
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University of Illinois professor fired for falsifying data in grant applications. University of Illinois professor fired for falsifying data in grant applications.
Atenured biology professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was fired Friday, a rare punishment that essentially means a career death sentence in higher education and that has happened only once before at the state’s flagship public university. Fei Wang, an associate professor of cell and molecular biology, was terminated following a special meeting of university trustees Frida...
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New EPA data reveals cancer-causing chemical still present near Sterigenics. New EPA data reveals cancer-causing chemical still present near Sterigenics.
WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (WLS) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released new information Friday regarding air samples taken in mid-November near Sterigenics, a Willowbrook-based medical supply sanitization plant. Residents sounded the alarm about the plant's emissions of ethylene oxide, a chemical used in the sterilization process that can cause cancer. Elevated levels of ethylene oxide we...
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Snowstorm batters parts of Midwest, 100s of flights canceled. Snowstorm batters parts of Midwest, 100s of flights canceled.
CHICAGO (AP) — A wintry storm is battering much of the Midwest early Monday, bringing blizzard-like conditions that have grounded hundreds of flights and closed major highways at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend. The Chicago Department of Aviation reported early Monday that average departure delays at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are 77 minutes, and the flight-tracking website Flig...
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Colliton takes over after Blackhawks fire Quenneville. Colliton takes over after Blackhawks fire Quenneville.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jeremy Colliton knows all about Joel Quenneville’s legacy with the Chicago Blackhawks. He thinks he knows what to do, too. “I have a huge amount of respect for Joel,” Colliton said. “Those are huge shoes to fill. I won’t try to fill them. I’ve got to be myself. And we’re different people, so I’ll bring different things to the table, different ideas to the table.” Chicago is...
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