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CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the place where he started his political career. Obama will speak Monday at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned. College students...
CHICAGO (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points, and the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-95 on Sunday to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all. Boston blew a 20-point lead, but Thomas keyed a third-quarter run that put the Celtics back on top after Chicago...
CHICAGO (AP) — Fans of Frank Lloyd Wright will be getting the chance to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth by walking through some of the most famous buildings he designed in and around Chicago. In a news release, the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust says it will on the...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A college student has died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a track meet in suburban Chicago. Wheaton College officials say 19-year-old student Ethan Roser of Cincinnati was volunteering at a track and field competition at the school...
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois sailor has been laid to rest near the community where he grew up — more than 75 years after he was killed at Pearl Harbor. Michael Galajdik was buried with full military honors on Saturday at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. The 25-year...
CHICAGO (AP) — The NBA has fined Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder from the bench in Game 3 of their first-round series. The league announced the fine hours before Game 4 tips off on Sunday. The incident happened...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A college student has died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a track meet in suburban Chicago. Wheaton College officials say 19-year-old student Ethan Roser of Cincinnati was volunteering at a track and field competition at the school...
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Eastern Illinois University has boosted its marketing campaigns, social media outreach and events for admitted students in an attempt to reverse a recent trend of declining enrollment. The university's figures show that total enrollment has declined from...
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A stone spear point from Pike County is one of the few archaeological artifacts to travel with an astronaut into space. The (Quincy) Herald-Whig ( http://bit.ly/2oVxPGr ) reports from Denver that astronaut Kjell Lindgren (CHELL LIND-gren) approached the...
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez will say their farewells to the former NFL player...
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez will say their farewells to the former NFL player...
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez will say their farewells to the former NFL player...
CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life...
CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits is set to go to trial against Syngenta over the...