An Illinois woman who moved to Texas for her dream job at her alma mater was found dead in her cell after being arrested during a traffic stop. Police say she committed suicide. Her friends and family say that would never happen.


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The Blackhawks Stanley Cup victory parade and rally will be held Thursday. The parade will wind its way through Chicago before a rally at Soldier Field.

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The FBI seized computers from the Chicago home of Emilio Herrera in the investigation into the leak of nude photos of celebrities known as “The Fappening.”

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The countdown is almost over and the 2015 NFL Draft is upon us. Here’s everything you need to know about the location, schedule, time and selection order.

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The city of Chicago settled a lawsuit for $5 million with the family of Laquan McDonald, a teen shot by police 16 times in 2014. The FBI is still investigating.

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Famed experimental chef Homaro Cantu, whose creative blend of science and fine dining won him foodie fans around the world, has been found dead at the age of 38.

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Actor Vince Vaughn took the polar plunge Sunday, dunking into the icy cold waters of Lake Michigan to benefit the Special Olympics.

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An armed man caused a lockdown at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Illinois.

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A tech CEO has been arrested and charged with the murder of a former professional basketball player in Illinois.

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Pablo Vega Cuevas of Aurora, Illinois, alleged head of the Chicago cell of the Guerrero Unidos Mexican drug cartel, has been arrested in a sweeping operation.

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Division rivals, the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks, meet in Chicago for a Central Division showdown Wednesday night.

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Two people have been shot at the Harlem Irving Plaza mall in suburban Chicago.

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Afrikka Hardy has been named as one of the seven victims found murdered in Gary, Indiana on October 17. Darren Deon Vann was arrested for her murder.

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Mohammed Khan, a resident of Bollingbrook, Illinois, was arrested in O’Hare airport on October 4. The FBI believes the teenager was on his way to join ISIS.

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A viral video by Chicago rapper Co-Still shows a purportedly homeless rapper named SoLow RedLine performing at the Jackson stop on the Chicago “El” subway line.

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A self-described “homeless” Chicago street artist who performs on the Chicago Red Line “L” train is gaining attention for his rap skills in this viral video.

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