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DePaul edges Illinois-Chicago 72-71

Tommy Hamilton IV scored 17 points to lead DePaul to a 72-71 win over Illinois-Chicago in the season opener for both teams Friday night.


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Emma: Chicago Programs On Quest To End NCAA Tournament Drought

No college program in Chicago has made the NCAA Tournament since 2004.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

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Black UIC Employee Claims Co-Workers Taunted Him With Rope, Black Santa Claus Doll

A black employee of the University of Illinois at Chicago says work has been “a living hell” – because he says he’s been taunted by co-workers who first used a rope, and now a black Santa Claus, to mock him, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.


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HIV Testing To Become Standard At One Chicago Hospital

CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports on what one Chicago hospital is doing to make people aware if they are HIV-positive.


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Cook County Morgue To Launch Grief Counseling Partnership With UIC

The Cook County Board has approved a pilot grief counseling program for the families who must come to the County morgue to identify remains, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


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Emma: Granderson’s Gift Built To Inspire 

Curtis Granderson’s $5 million gift to alma mater UIC is providing youngsters new opportunities.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2014

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UIC Students Robbed At Gunpoint Near West Side Campus

Two University of Illinois at Chicago students were robbed at gunpoint Monday night near the West Side campus.


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Student Sexually Assaulted In Dorm On UIC Campus

A University of Illinois at Chicago student was sexually assaulted in a dormitory room shower Monday morning on the Near West Side campus.


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Police Investigate Whether Rope At UIC Was Hate Crime Or Prank

The police at the University of Illinois at Chicago are investigating to see if a rope hanging over a fence was intended as racial intimidation–or a prank.


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Valparaiso Tops Illinois-Chicago 73-63

Alec Peters scored 29 points and No. 4 seed Valparaiso topped ninth-seeded Illinois-Chicago 73-63 Tuesday in the first round of the Horizon League tournament.


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Wright State Trips Illinois-Chicago 68-61

AJ Pacher scored 16 points to lead Wright State to a 68-61 win over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday.


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UIC Takes Down Milwaukee 80-58

Kelsey Barlow scored 23 points and Illinois-Chicago snapped a 17-game losing streak, earning its first conference victory with an 80-58 win over Milwaukee on Tuesday.


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Bernstein: College Basketball Around Here Sucks

College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.

670 The Score–02/23/2014

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Oakland Tops UIC 86-71

Travis Bader scored 28 points and Duke Mondy added 17 with eight assists and seven boards to pace Oakland past Illinois-Chicago 86-71 on Friday night.


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UIC Loses To Detroit 65-59

Juwan Howard Jr. scored 20 points and Jarod Williams added 17 as Detroit defeated Illinois-Chicago 65-59 on Tuesday night.


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Youngstown State Edges Illinois-Chicago 59-56

Kendrick Perry scored 31 points — including four free throws in the final 25 seconds — as Youngstown State clawed back to hold off Illinois-Chicago 59-56 on Saturday night.


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Oakland Scores At Buzzer To Beat Ill-Chicago 76-75

Duke Mondy hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and Oakland secured a 76-75 comeback over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday.


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UIC Student Dies From Cliff Fall In San Diego

Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister when the accident occurred Sunday evening at Sunset Cliffs.


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Rice Scores 28 And Illinois Gets Past UIC 74-60

Rayvonte Rice led a furious second-half comeback on Saturday, scoring 28 points as the University of Illinois beat the University of Illinois-Chicago 74-60.



UIC Faculty Votes For Strike, But Talks Continue

Members of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s faculty union voted to approve a strike Thursday, although union negotiators will continue to attend previously scheduled mediation sessions with school administrators.