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McDonald’s Workers File Civil Rights Lawsuit

McDonald’s Workers File Civil Rights Lawsuit

Several McDonald’s workers filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the company Thursday alleging a “widespread pattern of racial and sexual discrimination and harassment” at some stores. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer Robbed

Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer Robbed

The officer was approached by two males wearing masks about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of West Belmont, police said.

Rape Victim: Police Had Attacker in Custody Then Let Him Go

Rape Victim: Police Had Attacker in Custody Then Let Him Go

Six months after Nikki Saez told police she was raped and beaten, Chicago police arrested the man she said assaulted her – and then let him go.

Tech CEO Pleads Not Guilty to Murder of Basketball Standout

Tech CEO Pleads Not Guilty to Murder of Basketball Standout

Jeffery Keller appeared in court Wednesday and pled not guilty to first-degree murder charges in the Dec. 22 shooting death of Nathan Fox.

Report: Blackhawks to Play Wild Outdoors Next Season

Report: Blackhawks to Play Wild Outdoors Next Season

For the third year in a row, it appears that the Chicago Blackhawks will play in an outdoor game, as reports are swirling that the team will take on the Minnesota Wild in a Stadium Series game in the 2015-16…

Man Charged With Impersonating U.S. Marshal

Man Charged With Impersonating U.S. Marshal

A suburban man allegedly posed as a deputy U.S. marshal at a River North theater last month and flashed a handgun at moviegoers who were upset that the was talking on his phone.

Drug-development grants focus on sleep apnea, asthma research

Drug-development grants focus on sleep apnea, asthma research

January 20, 2015 Two research teams based at the University of Chicago have received prestigious grants from the National Institutes of Health to develop novel medications to treat sleep apnea and asthma. The grants are designed to accelerate discovery of effective pharmaceutical treatments during the critical second stage of a drug’s development, the period between the discovery of a potential new medication and the first round of human clinical trials.

Sleeping on stomach may increase risk of sudden death in epilepsy

Sleeping on stomach may increase risk of sudden death in epilepsy

January 21, 2015 Stomach sleepers with epilepsy may be at higher risk of sudden unexpected death, drawing parallels to sudden infant death syndrome in babies, report scientists from the University of Chicago online in Neurology on Jan. 21.

Second City Tops in Bed Bugs For Third Year

Second City Tops in Bed Bugs For Third Year

Orkin released its annual list of the worst cities for bed bugs, and Chicago has come out on top again with treatments reported in numerous venues, from public transit vehicles to downtown office buildings. Photo Credit: Orkin

Fioretti Introduces Parking Ticket Amnesty Program

Fioretti Introduces Parking Ticket Amnesty Program

Under Fioretti’s offer, commuters who owe up to $10,000 could wipe the slate clean by paying the face value of parking tickets issued prior to April 15, 2014. Photo Credit: Getty Images

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