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  1. The Latest: Australian police assist in Danley investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 |

    The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports that Philippines-born Danley became an Australian citizen after moving to the Gold Coast in Queensland state and marrying a local man. ABC says she lived there for some 10 years until the late 1980s.


  2. The Playboy Mansion played a starring role in Hef's mystiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 |

    Its sprawling grounds have played host to countless parties and social events, as well as Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's offices, bedroom, movie theater, staff quarters, library and personal archives. A zoo's worth of animals lived in the backyard, including flamingos, peacocks, parrots and monkeys.


  3. Chance the Rapper acts as grand marshal of Chicago paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 |

    The 24-year-old rapper sat atop a white convertible waving at the crowds during Saturday's Bud Billiken Parade , which welcomes Chicago children back for the new school year. It's not the first time Chance has been involved with Chicago Public Schools.


  4. Report proposes steps to keep Asian carp out of Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 |

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers outlined its tentative plan in a report that had been scheduled for release in February but was delayed by the Trump administration, drawing criticism from members of Congress and environmental groups. It analyzes options for upgrading the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, a complex on the Des Plaines River southwest of Chicago that is considered a bottleneck where defenses could be strengthened to prevent carp populations in the Mississippi River watershed from migrating into Lake Michigan.


  5. Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 |

    The Northwestern microbiologist, Wyndham Lathem, had a personal relationship with the victim, although the nature of it wasn't clear. While on the run, Lathem had sent a video to family and friends apologizing for his involvement in the crime he called "the worst mistake of my life," according to investigators.


  6. Police: Chicago stabbing death suspects surrender peacefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 |

    Wyndham Lathem, 42, gave himself up late Friday at the Oakland federal building and Andrew Warren, 56, surrendered at about the same time to the San Francisco Police Department, according to Michael McCloud, fugitive taskforce commander with the U.S. Marshals Service. Lathem, an associate microbiology professor at Northwestern, was booked into the Alameda County jail.


  7. Police: Professor suspected in murder sent video apologizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 |

    "We are trying to keep this from becoming more tragic than it already is," Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Friday. He asked that anyone who either is with Wyndham Lathem or knows his location contact law enforcement immediately.


  8. Mother of Chicago stabbing victim asks for privacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 |

    Charlotte Cornell, the mother of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, issued a statement to The Associated Press as police said the search for Wyndham Lathem, 42, and Andrew Warren, 56, in the slaying had narrowed. Police have not released a possible motive or said how they linked the suspects to the killing.


  9. Northwestern professor, Oxford employee sought in slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 |

    Anthony Guglielmi, a Chicago police spokesman, said Wednesday that a Cook County judge issued first-degree murder warrants for Wyndham Lathem, 42, and Andrew Warren, 56, in the killing of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau. Cornell-Duranleau, 26, was stabbed to death last week in a 10th floor apartment believed to be Latham's in the River North neighborhood.


  10. Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 |

    Chicago's aviation officers are not part of the regular police force, unlike in many other big cities. They get less training than regular officers and can't carry firearms inside the airports.


  11. 2 suburban Chicago men arrested on terrorism chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 |

    An FBI sting going back several years compiled evidence that Joseph D. Jones and Edward Schimenti conspired to provide and attempt to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, according to a complaint. That included allegedly provided cellphones to someone working with the FBI, believing the phones would be used to detonate explosives in Syria.


  12. Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 |

    Granddad, who was 4-foot-long and weighed 25 pounds, had stopped eating and started showing signs of organ failure. He was euthanized on Sunday.


  13. Long, storied history behind the footballs of the NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 |

    In fact, her two sons were so petrified she would find out they were messing around with the barbaric-looking game that they decided to play under assumed names. That's how it came to be that Arnold and Ralph "McMahon," both standouts on the Harvard football team a century ago, managed to play for the Chicago Cardinals in the early days of professional football.


  14. Chicago Trump signs that were taken down have gone missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 |

    Mike Claffey of the city's Department of Transportation says he doesn't know what happened to the signs since they were taken down last month after the City Council voted to remove them. One Trump sign does remain in Chicago: the 20-foot-tall letters that spell the president's name on the side of his hotel tower along the Chicago River.


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