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Dallas nurse declared Ebola-free; doctor with virus in NY hospital

Nina Pham, one of two nurses from a Dallas hospital infected with Ebola after treating the first patient diagnosed with the disease in the United States, was declared virus-free on Friday. She walked out smiling and unassisted from the Maryland hospital where she…

NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.

Parolee charged with Bedford Park cold case murder

A recent parolee with a long criminal history has been charged with the 2002 cold case murder of a woman in south suburban Bedford Park.

Police to begin checking bags for explosives at CTA stations

Chicago police officers will soon begin checking some passengers’ bags for explosives as they enter train stations.

3 killed, 8 wounded in citywide violence Thursday

Three people were killed and eight others were wounded in violent attacks across Chicago Thursday, in addition to a robbery suspect shot by police on the South Side.

ComEd wins approval for new transmission line

Commonwealth Edison plans to begin construction next year of a 60-mile high-voltage transmission line in northern Illinois.

Police: Man exposed himself at Oswego business

A west suburban man is charged with exposing himself to two women at a business in Oswego earlier this month.

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.

‘Rosewater’ based on Maziar Bahari’s interview

In 2009, while covering the presidential elections in Iran, Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari was interviewed by the Comedy Central news program “The Daily Show.”

Police: 2 killed, 7 wounded in citywide violence Thursday

A man was killed and seven others were wounded in shootings across Chicago Thursday, in addition to a man who was fatally stabbed on the South Side, police said.

List: Chicago rooftops open year round

We all know Chicago winters can be brutal. But that doesn’t mean the fun and great views have to wait until Spring comes around again!

2015 Chicago festival schedule released

Summertime is still about eight months away, but there’s no reason we can’t think warmer thoughts now!

Off-duty police officer shot, seriously wounded in Greater Grand Crossing

An off-duty police officer was in “serious but stable” condition after he was shot during a possible attempted robbery early Friday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.