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Emanuel Fires McCarthy As Chicago Police SuperintendentMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is out as the city's top cop, as the mayor seeks to rebuild public trust in the Police Department.
Chicago Youth Help Launch "Chicago Wears Condoms" CampaignPublic health officials in Chicago have teamed up with high school and college students to launch an ad campaign to encourage people to practice safe sex; and, to that end, they passed out free condoms on Tuesday.
Mild December Weather Expected For The MidwestVery mild conditions are expected to dominate across the Midwest this month, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service.
Man Charged With Kidnapping Toddler, Eluding Police In Chase Of Stolen VanA 23-year-old man has been charged after he stole a van with a 2-year-old girl in the back seat, then led police on a chase Sunday night through the West and Northwest sides.
Mayor To Announce Police Accountability Task Force Amid Growing Pressure Over McDonald ShootingFacing a steady stream of demands to fire Police Supt. Garry McCarthy after a white police officer was charged with murder for fatally shooting a black teenager, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to announce the formation of a “police accountability” task force.
Man Shot, Critically Wounded Near Albany Park Brown Line StationThe 20-year-old man was standing outside in the 4700 block of North Kimball Avenue at 5:26 p.m. when someone walked up from an alley and fired shots, according to Chicago Police. The CTA’s Kimball Brown Line station is located on the same block.

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Baffoe: Fine, I’ll Embrace The Emotional Roller Coaster That Is The Chicago BearsIt's good to feel emotion in our sports viewing, however good or bad it may be.
Thomason: Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 13If you're in need, you should have David Johnson and Shaun Draughn on your short list.
Preview: Wild-BlackhawksPuck drop is set for 7 p.m. at the United Center.
The Bernstein Brief: Pernell McPhee's Making It FunMcPhee is a hoot with a microphone in front of him.
Packers And Lions Prepare For Big Thursday Night NFC North BattleLast Thursday, the Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving Day while the Green Bay Packers played on Thursday Night Football. Now, both teams return to Thursday for a big TNF game as they battle for positioning in the tough NFC North battle.
Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Bulls-SpursJoakim Noah is grappling with his new role, while Jimmy Butler will play through pain.

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5 Practical Holiday Gifts You Can Make At HomeGet creative this holiday season with these five practical gift ideas.
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