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American men win Olympic curling gold, upsetting Sweden

American men win Olympic curling gold, upsetting Sweden

The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden. John Shuster skipped the United States to a 10-7 victory on Saturday for only the second curling medal in
Man shot by hit-and-run suspect among 8 injured in city shootings

Man shot by hit-and-run suspect among 8 injured in city shootings

A man who was shot after he pursued a hit-and-run suspect was among eight people wounded in city shootings on Friday and early Saturday, Chicago police said. The 43-year-old man told police he saw a
Victorian-inspired home in Oak Park: $1.2M

Victorian-inspired home in Oak Park: $1.2M

171 N. Lombard Ave. in Oak Park: $1,200,000 Listed on Feb. 14, 2018 Features include defined living spaces with classic millwork, wide-plank hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and natural light. A
Tough bobsled season for U.S. men coming to an end

Tough bobsled season for U.S. men coming to an end

The last official day of bobsled season is Sunday, and the American men probably can't wait for the finale. So far in these Pyeongchang Olympics, U.S. bobsled coach Brian Shimer was bedridden by
LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 2/24/18

LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 2/24/18

Today's Birthday (02/24/18). Higher education and travels enlighten this year. Steady, persistent team action gets satisfying results. Relax with family, friends and someone wonderful this summer
Exclusion at work worries team member

Exclusion at work worries team member

Dear Amy: I'm being excluded from a project at work and it's been very difficult for me to cope. I'm wondering if I am overreacting. I work as part of a small team of six artists: four production
Ester Ledecka gets second Olympic gold, this time in snowboarding

Ester Ledecka gets second Olympic gold, this time in snowboarding

Ester Ledecka won the second leg of an unheard-of Olympic double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding's parallel giant slalom Saturday to go with her surprise skiing victory in the Alpine super-G
Rating NBC Olympics announcers: Who deserves gold, silver, bronze ... or lead?

Rating NBC Olympics announcers: Who deserves gold, silver, bronze ... or lead?

The Pyeongchang Olympics are winding down. So before Mike Tirico, Tara Lipinski, Bode Miller and company pull up stakes and leave South Korea like the 4077th MASH, let’s see which NBC announcers made
Confusion reigns as IOC hedges on what to do about Russians

Confusion reigns as IOC hedges on what to do about Russians

Confusion reigns over how the International Olympic Committee will decide what to do with the banned Russian Olympic Committee. They could readmit them, continue the ban or hedge with what the IOC
Enter the 'Bloody Dracula' — and American Kyle Mack exits with big air silver

Enter the 'Bloody Dracula' — and American Kyle Mack exits with big air silver

Kyle Mack didn't have an 1800 or even a 1620 in his arsenal, and as it turned out, he wouldn't need one. Five full midair rotations might work for some snowboarders, but Mack had something trickier in
Widow says Indiana candidate's immigration ad politicizes her husband's death: 'Why would you do this?'

Widow says Indiana candidate's immigration ad politicizes her husband's death: 'Why would you do this?'

The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash said her family has been "devastated" by a political ad featuring her deceased husband, an Indianapolis Colts player who was
Inside the Manafort money machine: A decade of influence-peddling, lavish spending and alleged fraud

Inside the Manafort money machine: A decade of influence-peddling, lavish spending and alleged fraud

As Donald Trump crisscrossed the nation promising to drain the swamp, two of his top advisers were busy illegally building a colossal fortress of riches deep inside that swamp, according to federal
Joliet woman out of prison after less than 4 years for role in robbery and murder of 2 men

Joliet woman out of prison after less than 4 years for role in robbery and murder of 2 men

A Joliet woman convicted for her involvement in a grisly 2013 double murder got out of prison Friday. Alisa Massaro was released from the Illinois Department of Corrections Friday — just three days
Jean-Francois Berube helps Blackhawks top Sharks for second straight victory

Jean-Francois Berube helps Blackhawks top Sharks for second straight victory

It’s “Jean-Francois” Berube or “J-F” Berube. A hyphen — not periods — separates the Blackhawks’ backup goalie’s first names, he said, even if the scoreboard above the ice at the United Center spelled
Jimmy Butler leaves Wolves' game with apparent knee injury

Jimmy Butler leaves Wolves' game with apparent knee injury

James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets won their 11th straight game with a 120-102 victory Friday night over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to an apparent
Community Alert issued after woman, 23, sexually abused on Northwest Side

Community Alert issued after woman, 23, sexually abused on Northwest Side

Police are alerting residents of the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side after a 23-year-old woman was sexually abused Thursday evening. It happened about 5 p.m. inside a grocery in the
Madigan’s lawyer defends how he handled harassment complaints as major case snares spotlight

Madigan’s lawyer defends how he handled harassment complaints as major case snares spotlight

The attorney charged with looking into the sexual harassment complaint that rocked House Speaker Michael Madigan’s Democratic organization acknowledged she regrets she didn’t react faster after a
10 most memorable figure skating routines at the 2018 Olympics, ranked by song

10 most memorable figure skating routines at the 2018 Olympics, ranked by song

The 2018 Winter Olympics mark the first year that figure skaters have been able to use music with lyrics for their routines. Live-tweeters have now been yelling about it for two weeks, and the
Who's the real 'coward' of the Florida school shooting?

Who's the real 'coward' of the Florida school shooting?

In a better world, Scot Peterson would have been a hero. When Nikolas Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a semi-automatic rifle one recent afternoon and started firing,
Manufacturer that cut jobs deal with Trump gets $2.5 billion Pentagon contract without competition

Manufacturer that cut jobs deal with Trump gets $2.5 billion Pentagon contract without competition

United Technologies handed Donald Trump bragging rights in late 2016 when, just weeks after he won the election, the manufacturing giant publicly credited the soon-to-be president with striking a deal