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Nov 29, 2018
Sullivan-Knoff sued the City of Chicago in federal court, arguing that its ban on the exposure of “female breasts” in establishments that serve liquor is unconstitutional....
Nov 21, 2018
Convicted sex offender Christopher Colon was working as a tour manager at the former John Hancock Center’s observatory four months ago when the Chicago Tribune revealed he was under federal investigation for disturbing new allegations involving child-sex fantasies. A Tribune reporter who visited the observatory at 875 North Michigan Avenue...
Nov 20, 2018
Jimenez was shot in the lobby of the hospital by a man who shot a woman in an apparently domestic-related dispute and a pharmaceutical assistant, police officials said at a Monday evening news conference. In a statement to officers, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson called Jimenez’s shooting a “despicable act of...
Nov 19, 2018
White House officials have reportedly sent a letter to CNN’s Jim Acosta indicating that they will suspend his press pass again once the temporary restraining order that required them to restore Acosta’s credentials expires, CNN reported late Sunday. The 14-day order was issued Friday, and unless the judge extends it,...
Nov 16, 2018
A former guard at the federal jail in downtown Chicago pleaded guilty Thursday to pocketing bribes in return for smuggling synthetic marijuana, at least one cellphone and cigarettes to an incarcerated Latin Kings gang leader. Rafael Lizak admitted smuggling the contraband into the Metropolitan Correctional Center at least four times...
Nov 15, 2018
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Nov 15, 2018
Rape and sexual assault are issues that have dominated the headlines recently. The response to those stories – whether they are about Brett Kavanaugh, Bill Cosby, or #MeToo – reveals a divide among Americans on what to do when someone says they’ve been assaulted. As a society, we are still...
Nov 14, 2018
CIA explored using a ‘truth-serum’ on terrorism detainees after 9/11, according to a declassified report that was released as part of a lengthy Freedom of Information lawsuit. The report, written by a chief CIA medical official whose identity has not been disclosed, detailed that Project Medication, as the effort was...
Nov 13, 2018
A polio-like condition called acute flaccid myelitis is likely caused by viruses, and probably not just a single virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Patients with the condition almost all have shown symptoms of a viral infection before they developed the muscle weakness or paralysis that...
Nov 8, 2018
Ian David Long, 28, lived in Newbury Park, not far from the club where he threw smoke bombs and rained bullets on a crowd of more than a hundred people Wednesday night. Sheriff Geoff Dean said his department had had several interactions with Long, including a call to his home...