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City in Illinois, United States

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States.

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The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer's 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan..
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Four Chicago police officers were fired for allegedly covering up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald by officer Jason Van Dyke.
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The city's Fraternal Order of Police condemned the dismissals, and the officers were not criminally charged in connection with the black teen's killing
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A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial..
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In Chicago, lovers of hot dogs and kitsch alike can now rent Oscar Mayer's flagship vehicle -- parking is included
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Indiana Dunes National Park offers hiking, bird-watching, sing-alongs and the chance to dine on prepackaged camp meals, within 40 miles of Chicago.
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An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.
 
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R. Kelly will stay locked up on federal sex-crime charges after he was denied bond at an arraignment hearing in Chicago.
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Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled..
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An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)
 
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An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a..
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Police say an expert from Florida has captured an elusive alligator in a Chicago public lagoon.
 
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R. Kelly is expected to appear in a Chicago federal courtroom Tuesday; Emmy nominations to be announced; Austin Butler to star as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann-helmed..
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Highlights of this day in history: Bastille prison stormed during the French Revolution; Outlaw 'Billy the Kid' gunned down; Richard Speck murders student nurses..
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The photo archives of Ebony and Jet magazines are set to be sold at an auction in Chicago on July 17.
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Protests held on Saturday in Chicago were just one of many as activists fight back against planned deportation raids, set to begin Sunday. Throughout the..
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Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and chaos ensued amid a growing culture war.
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R. Kelly is back in jail, this time facing federal sex crime charges. NYPD detectives and Homeland Security agents arrested Kelly Thursday night in Chicago. He..
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Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago Thursday on a federal grand jury indictment listing..
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R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested by federal authorities in Chicago Thursday on new sex crimes charges, putting the embattled singer in even deeper legal..
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Chicago is hardly alligator country, which makes the spotting of a four-feet-long creature in a city park all the more fascinating to residents. “Chance the..
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U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufacturer where..
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Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks. (July 10)
 
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An alligator has taken up residence in a Chicago lagoon, surprising locals after a winter of polar temperatures in the third-largest U.S. city.
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The infamous alligator of the Humboldt Park Lagoon was spotted again this morning.
 
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A developing storm system in the Gulf of Mexico is likely to become Tropical Storm Barry by this weekend. Meteorologist Megan Glaros of CBS News’ Chicago..
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Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks.
 
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