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1985 photo of famed Chicago radio personality Larry Lujack. Lujack. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media)

Famed Chicago radio host Larry Lujack dies at 73

CHICAGO (AP) — Larry Lujack, an immensely popular Chicago radio personality whose sarcasm, grumpiness and sense of humor was unlike anything listeners had heard and who influenced some of today’s best-known broadcasters, has died. He […]

12/19/2013

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FBI reopens 1964 kidnapping case after DNA testing

CHICAGO (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday it is reopening its investigation into the 1964 kidnapping of a newborn boy from a Chicago hospital, after recent DNA testing revealed that a boy found in New […]

08/07/2013

Johnny Depp as Tonto, and Armie Hammer as John Reid (l-r) in scene from movie "The Lone Ranger." (Photo credit: Disney / Jerry Bruckheimer Inc. / AP)

“Despicable Me” tramples “Lone Ranger” at theaters

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “The Lone Ranger” seems to be already riding off into the sunset on its debut weekend. The Disney Western starring Armie Hammer as the titular character and Johnny Depp as Tonto […]

07/05/2013

Severed human leg washes up on Chicago beach

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago authorities are investigating after a human leg was discovered on a Lake Michigan beach on the city’s South Side. Authorities tell the Chicago Sun-Times that the leg had been severed from […]

06/06/2013

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Best-selling author, outspoken Rev. Greeley dies

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Andrew Greeley, an outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling author and longtime Chicago newspaper columnist who even criticized the hierarchy of his own church over the child sex abuse scandal, has […]

05/30/2013

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Famed movie critic Roger Ebert dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who become the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation’s most influential thumb, died Thursday.

04/04/2013

Jesse Jackson Jr. submits letter of resignation

CHICAGO (AP) – Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has resigned after a months-long leave for mental illness, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday. Boehner’s spokesman Michael Steel confirmed his office had received a […]

11/21/2012

Sundance to honor film critic Roger Ebert

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Critic Roger Ebert is receiving an award from Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute for his support of independent cinema. Sundance leaders said Thursday that Ebert will receive their Vanguard Leadership Award at […]

09/21/2012