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Olympians, NYC Champs Added to Chicago Marathon Elite Field

Olympians, NYC Champs Added to Chicago Marathon Elite Field

The number of elite runners coming to Chicago for the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon just grew.  Organizers announced Wednesday a number of new names being added to the elite field with less than three weeks until the big race.  Among the names are Olympians and New York City Marathon champions, including Stanley Biwott , the seventh fastest man in history over the marathon distance and 2015 New York City Marathon victor, and Feyisa Lilesa , who won the Silver Medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics.  Lilesa has previously won in Chicago, finishing third in 2010 and second in 2012.  Bernard Kipyego will also return to Chicago after finishing third in 2011 and sixth in 2012.  Also among the men’s elite are Ezekiel Chebii, Yuki Takamiya and Jordan Chipangama .  Adding to the women’s field are Brigid Kosgei and Maegan Krifchin .  The group joins several international running stars, including defending Chicago Marathon champions, fellow Olympians and world record holders, in this year’s elite field. The 2017 Chicago Marathon steps off Oct.

Woman Dies at Health Club, Body Not Found for 2 Days

Woman Dies at Health Club, Body Not Found for 2 Days

A woman who died at a suburban health club in July was not discovered for nearly two days, officials said. Patricia Austin’s body was found in a bathroom stall just before 8 p.m.

As Many As 20 More ‘Code of Silence’ Cases May be Coming

As Many As 20 More ‘Code of Silence’ Cases May be Coming

New allegations have emerged against a crew of rogue Chicago cops, as 15 people have come forward saying they were framed and sent to prison. NBC 5 Investigates’ Phil Rogers has been following the story and has the latest update.

Where to Find Official BOA Chicago Marathon Cheer Zones

Where to Find Official BOA Chicago Marathon Cheer Zones

WATCH LIVE Days of our Lives Chloe and Julie form an unlikely partnership; Lucas’ loved ones confront him about his drinking. Cheer on your 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon runner at these locations By Elyssa Kaufman NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Over 1.7 million spectators are set to cheer on marathon runners on Oct.

McDonald’s All-American Game Announces New Home

McDonald’s All-American Game Announces New Home

Back in June, organizers of the McDonald’s All-American Game announced that the showcase game would be leaving Chicago, and on Wednesday the company announced their new home. According to organizers, next year’s high school showcase will be held in Atlanta at Phillips Arena, home of the Hawks.

Foley Gives Update on Olczyk’s Cancer Battle

Foley Gives Update on Olczyk’s Cancer Battle

WATCH LIVE Days of our Lives Chloe and Julie form an unlikely partnership; Lucas’ loved ones confront him about his drinking. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox DALLAS, TX – OCTOBER 15: U.S.

Rays Pay Tribute to Joe Maddon With Touching Video

Rays Pay Tribute to Joe Maddon With Touching Video

WATCH LIVE Days of our Lives Chloe and Julie form an unlikely partnership; Lucas’ loved ones confront him about his drinking. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Manager Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs looks on after the spring training game against the Cleveland Indians at Sloan Park on February 26, 2017 in Mesa, Arizona.

Bears Now 7th-Most Valuable NFL Franchise

Bears Now 7th-Most Valuable NFL Franchise

The Chicago Bears may not be having a lot of success on the football field as of late, but they are still thriving when it comes to raking in the cash. According to a new valuation from Forbes Magazine, the Bears are now the NFL’s seventh-most valuable franchise, with their worth sitting at a cool $2.85 billion according to the magazine.

Bears Add DeAndre Houston-Carson to Active Roster

Bears Add DeAndre Houston-Carson to Active Roster

WATCH LIVE Days of our Lives Chloe and Julie form an unlikely partnership; Lucas’ loved ones confront him about his drinking. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox The Chicago Bears had to make a roster move on Tuesday, as they signed DeAndre Houston-Carson to their active roster.

1 in Custody Amid Active Shooter Report at Ill. School

1 in Custody Amid Active Shooter Report at Ill. School

WATCH LIVE Days of our Lives Chloe and Julie form an unlikely partnership; Lucas’ loved ones confront him about his drinking. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A person is in custody following reports of an active shooter at a central Illinois high school Wednesday morning, school officials said.  Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 said just before noon that police responded to an active shooter at Mattoon High School and authorities “have the shooter in custody.” “At this time we believe that there has been one injury,” the district wrote on Facebook.  Students were being bused to nearby Riddle School where they could then be picked up by their parents.  Police could not immediately comment on the situation.

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