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CHA Seniors File Discrimination Lawsuit Over Lack Of Bathroom Grab BarsA group of senior citizens say they are done waiting for the Chicago Housing Authority to install grab bars in their bathrooms.
Firefighters Battle Flames At Gold Pyramid HouseSmoke and flames filled the sky in far north suburban Wadsworth Tuesday, engulfing the iconic golden pyramid house. The unusually shaped home made it difficult for firefighters to battle the flames.
Suspect Arrested In Lincoln Park Home Invasion Sex Assault CaseA 25-year-old Indiana man who allegedly sexually assaulted two young girls in Lincoln Park was arrested and set to appear in a Chicago courtroom.
Chicago Fire Diver Who Died During River Rescue Had Rare Heart ConditionA Chicago Fire Department diver suffered from a rare heart condition that contributed to his death while he was trying to rescue a boater in the Chicago River on Memorial Day. 
Woman Hit, Killed In Homewood Train Versus Pedestrian AccidentA 52-year-old woman is dead after a train versus pedestrian accident in Homewood Tuesday night.
Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts In Final Months Of 2017Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
Obama Says We're In "Strange And Uncertain Times" In Mandela LectureFormer President Barack Obama, in a speech honoring the late South African leader Nelson Mandela, said he'd try to "get some perspective" as news cycles bring "more head-spinning and disturbing headlines."
Trump Claims He Misspoke About Russian Meddling In Putin Press ConferencePresident Trump on Tuesday claimed he accepts the findings of the U.S. intelligence community that Russians interfered in the 2016 election, and misspoke when he seemed to say otherwise in a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday.
Plainfield Man Gets 12 Life Sentences For Sexually Abusing 2 Children Over 10 YearsA Plainfield man who sexually abused two young children over a ten-year period received 12 consecutive life sentences for his crimes, according to Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow.