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Oct
25
Cubs hire Astros exec Bokhari as assistant general manager

Cubs hire Astros exec Bokhari as assistant general manager

Bokhari was a visiting assistant professor in the statistics department during the 2014-15 academic year at the University of Illinois, where he earned his master's degree in statistics in 2011 and doctorate in quantitative psychology in 2014.
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Oct
25
Chicago couple charged with murder, accused of torturing 2-year-old to death

Chicago couple charged with murder, accused of torturing 2-year-old to death

The daughter of the accused died Tuesday morning as a result of multiple injuries consistent with child abuse, according to a statement from Chicago police and prosecutors.
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Oct
24
Brady tops 600 career TD passes, Buccaneers rout Bears 38-3

Brady tops 600 career TD passes, Buccaneers rout Bears 38-3

Wew, lads. Not gonna lie to ya, that one was pretty rough.
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Oct
24
Remains of United executive found at suburban Chicago forest

Remains of United executive found at suburban Chicago forest

Cefolia, who was a senior vice president of worldwide sales for Chicago-based United Airlines, was reported missing in August 2020.
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Oct
24
Illinois Democrats unveil updated congressional maps

Illinois Democrats unveil updated congressional maps

Illinois Democrats unveiled an updated version of their new Congressional map on Saturday and, you guessed it, it's even worse than the first.
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Oct
24
Bears vs. Bucs: Week 7 Pregame Warmup

Bears vs. Bucs: Week 7 Pregame Warmup

Even if they were at full strength, the Bears are in for another tough task. Brady may not own the Bears the way Aaron Rodgers has over the years, but the three-time MVP is 5-1 in six games against Chicago.
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Oct
24
College Football Week 8: B1G Summary + Notre Dame

College Football Week 8: B1G Summary + Notre Dame

Illinois stuns #7 Penn State in Happy Valley, Purdue falls back to earth, and Michigan stays unbeaten to set up a must-watch Paul Bunyan Trophy game in East Lansing.
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Oct
24
15-year-old and 19-year-old shot attempting to steal XBox from online sale meetup

15-year-old and 19-year-old shot attempting to steal XBox from online sale meetup

The incident occurred after three males agreed to meet to purchase the item in the 3600 block of N Octavia in the Dunning neighborhood on the city's northwest side.
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Oct
23
Bulls beat Pistons 97-82, improve to 3-0

Bulls beat Pistons 97-82, improve to 3-0

Detroit opened the game on a 9-0 run, but Vucevic kick-started the Bulls with five points and three rebounds within a one-minute stretch. DeMar DeRozan finished the night as leading scorer with 21 points.
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Oct
23
Illinois stuns No. 7 Penn State 20-18 in NCAA's 1st 9OT game

Illinois stuns No. 7 Penn State 20-18 in NCAA's 1st 9OT game

New Head Coach Bret Bielema gets the Illini their biggest win of the year and biggest since the program's 2019 victory over then-ranked #6 Wisconsin (which also happened to be their 3rd October game that season).
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Oct
23
Workers find human remains at suburban DuPage County forest preserve

Workers find human remains at suburban DuPage County forest preserve

DuPage County Forest Preserve District police Chief David Pederson said it did not seem like a natural cause of death but the coroner's office will make the official determination.
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Oct
23
Morton Arboretum leaders plan search for next president

Morton Arboretum leaders plan search for next president

CEO Gerard Donnelly plans to retire in September 2022 after celebrating the arboretum's centennial anniversary. Donnelly has led the arboretum, which includes more than 1,700 tree-filled acres in Lisle, since 1990.
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