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BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A rhinoceros at a suburban Chicago zoo has undergone what's believed to be the first CT scan performed on the species. It was no easy task. Layla is a 7 ½-year-old, 2,300-pound rhinoceros living at Brookfield Zoo. Zoo officials say the scan was needed to...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit two of Chicago's four solo home runs and the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 10-3 on Tuesday night in the first meeting between the teams since their classic 2016 World Series. The Cubs won Game 7 of that Series in Cleveland for their...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. sailor has been arrested on allegations of stealing grenades from a San Diego-based Navy ship. Federal prosecutors say Gunner's Mate Second Class Aaron Booker was detained Tuesday in Great Lakes, Illinois. He is accused of possessing 20 concussion hand...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Michigan State University ties to a Chicago-area coach accused of sexual abuse (all times local): 1:00 p.m. A lawyer for a prominent Chicago-area volleyball coach accused of raping six underage girls he trained says his client has never sexually...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis organization that supports women-led startup companies is expanding to six new cities. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Brazen Global announced Tuesday that it's creating branches in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Philadelphia and Fort...
CHICAGO (AP) — Records released by the Cook County state's attorney show that ten Chicago police officers will no longer be witnesses in any criminal cases because of credibility concerns. The Chicago Tribune reports records show the decision was made after State's Attorney Kim...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — DuPage County leaders say they've reached a settlement with a vendor that provided faulty equipment and caused delayed primary election results last month. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin announced...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behavior during two massages in 2017. Maria Carballo filed the lawsuit Monday seeking more than $50,000 in punitive damages and attorney fees from the 95-year-old writer and artist...
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — A federal appeals court could soon rule on an Illinois village's right-to-work ordinance. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lincolnshire's 2015 ordinance allows people to work in union-protected positions without having to join the union or pay the...
Republicans have known for months that their House majority is in genuine peril. But after another bruising...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol after another surgery stemming...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Conservatory of Music plans to start construction this summer of a 12-floor...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators have adopted a budget proposal that would give more money to public K...
NEW YORK (AP) — Payment processing giant Visa on Wednesday reported a sharp jump in its fiscal second-quarter...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawsuit from a Los Angeles woman who alleged music mogul Russell Simmons raped her is being...