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Cook Co. Commissioner Calls For Gang Members To Be Tried As Terrorists At Summit

Putting a stop to Chicago’s never-ending cycle of violence and bloodshed is the goal of a gun violence summit today hosted by UIC’s School of Public Health.


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It’s Official: UIC Hires Steve McClain

McClain has 33 years of coaching experience.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

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Judge Orders Release Of Suspect In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Rape Case

Judge Peggy Chiampas ruled there was no probable cause to hold Mohammad Hossain, 19, after listening to testimony Thursday from the student who had accused him of assaulting her during a bondage session, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.


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UIC Fires Coach Howard Moore After 5 Seasons

Moore went 49-111 in his tenure.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

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UIC Upsets Oakland 72-60

Third-seeded Oakland (10-16) was up 30-25 at the break and led 56-55 with 4:33 left.


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Harris Hits Winner As UIC Beats Wright St., 60-57

Jay Harris scored 23 points and drained a 3-pointer with 1:13 to play, bringing sixth-seeded Illinois-Chicago all the way back from a 19-point halftime deficit.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

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UIC Scores 24 At Line To Beat Wright St., 61-46

Marc Brown scored 18 points.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2015

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Green Bay Holds Off UIC, 72-67

Keifer Sykes pumped in 36 points.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2015

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Rape Suspect Told Police He Was Acting Out ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’: Prosecutors

The alleged incident occurred Saturday on the UIC campus.


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Milwaukee Beats UIC, 71-60

Steve McWhorter scored 21 points.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

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West Side Officials Say North Lawndale Obama Library Site Would Have Biggest Impact

West Side elected officials are using this president’s day to raise support for an Obama Presidential Library on the West Side.


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Grady Leads Cleveland State Past UIC 67-59

Anton Grady matched a career-high with six blocks, and added nine points with 13 rebounds to help Cleveland State beat Illinois-Chicago 67-59 on Sunday.


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UIC Tops Wright State 79-75

Paris Burns scored 21 points, including four 3-pointers, Ahman Fells added 17, and the Flames (7-19, 3-8) hit 11 of 17 from long distance and made 20 of 26 free throws.


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UIC Holds Off Detroit, 83-73

Marc Brown scored 22 points on 9-for-10 shooting, sinking all three of his shots from beyond the arc.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2015

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UIC Grad Student Discovers Rare Footage Of Eastland Disaster

Nearly 100 years later, video of one of Chicago’s greatest tragedies has been discovered.


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Oakland Beats UIC, 91-77

Corey Petros scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Oakland.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

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Valparaiso Wins 70-65 Over UIC

Alec Peters had 19 points and seven rebounds to pace Valpo.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2015

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Youngstown State Beats UIC 77-64

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Bobby Hain had 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Youngstown State beat Illinois-Chicago 77-64 on Saturday night. Marcus Keene also scored 14 of his 19 points, and […]


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Green Bay Downs UIC, 78-55

Greg Mays scored 20 points, and Keifer Sykes added 19 points and eight assists.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2015

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UIC Study Finds Pizza Significantly Increases Kids’ Caloric Intake

It’s a type of food that’s so popular it could almost be considered a staple in the diet of the typical American young person. But as CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports, eating pizza comes with a cost.