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Sanchez Lifts White Sox Over Orioles 3-2Yolmer Sanchez capped Chicago's three-run eighth with a tie-breaking RBI single, lifting the White Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.
Chicago Boaters Rescued 22 Hours After Boat Capsizes In Florida KeysTwo Chicago men clung to their capsized boat for 22 hours near Marathon, Florida. Tonight, one of the men, Phil McCloud, is telling his story of survival.
Aldermen Propose To Rename Balbo DriveTwo aldermen are proposing a name change for the street. If they get their way, the street will be renamed for Ida B Wells.
Bonfire Burn Victim On Her Road To Recovery“It just happened so quickly, no one could stop it,” recalled Korryn Bachner, who says she’ll never forget the April bonfire explosion that severely burned her and three friends.
Norstates Bank In Gurnee Robbed In Broad Daylight Norstate Bank in Gurnee was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight Monday afternoon. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports the bank is less than a quarter mile from Six Flags Great America on Grand Avenue.
Ramirez Hits 14th Homer, Indians Rout Cubs 10-1 In RematchJose Ramirez hit his 14th homer and the Cleveland Indians routed the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Tuesday night in their first meeting at Wrigley Field since the 2016 World Series.
State Rep. Kelly Cassidy Says She's Facing Retaliation From Speaker Mike MadiganA feud has started between House Speaker Mike Madigan and one of his own members. Representative Kelly Cassidy says she was forced to quit a $30,000 side job as a punishment for speaking out about the #MeToo victims in Springfield.
Chicago Police To Protest At City Hall WednesdayCity Hall is expected to be brimming with unhappy Chicago Police officers Wednesday who plan to show up for the “Blue Wednesday” protest.
Man Shot In Irving Park East NeighborhoodChicago Police say a 24-year-old man was shot in the torso in Chicago's Irving Park East neighborhood.


Report: Some CPS Students From Shuttered Schools Lag in AcademicsThe controversial move to close more than 50 Chicago Public Schools five years ago has caused an academic struggle for many students, according to a new study from the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Speaker Madigan Calls For Probe Into Allegations Made By LawmakerHouse Speaker Mike Madigan has asked for an investigation into sexual harassment and retaliation allegations made by a state lawmaker. 
Attorney In Rant That Went Viral Says He's Not Racist, Offers ApologyOne week after he screamed at people speaking Spanish in a New York City cafe -- a rant captured on video that quickly went viral -- attorney Aaron Schlossberg says he's not a racist and is "deeply sorry" for his actions.
Arne Duncan Calls For School Boycott Until Gun Laws ChangeDuncan acknowledged that the idea is "radical" and "provocative," but suggested it might be an effective way to shake up the status quo on the issue of gun control.
Trump Casts Doubt On June North Korea Summit With KimThe president said preparations were "moving along" for the diplomatic encounter with Kim, but suggested there may not be enough time for the two sides to agree on the parameters for talks.
DHS Secretary Pushes Back On Assessment That Russia Meddled To Help TrumpHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told reporters she believed Russians tried to sow discord in the 2016 election, but she was "not aware" they tried to help Trump win.

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