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2021 Super Bowl moved to new city

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2021 Super Bowl moved to new city

- CHICAGO -- The 2021 Super Bowl has been moved by the NFL from Los Angeles to Tampa. Five days after the opening of the $2.6 billion football stadium in Inglewood, California was pushed back to 2020 because of construction delays caused by Los Angeles' uncommonly wet winter, league owners approved the move Tuesday. Owners voted unanimously to give the February 2021 game to Tampa and have the Rams' and Chargers' new home host the 2022 Super Bowl

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NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

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NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

- CHICAGO -- NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to celebrate after a touchdown. The two moves are expected to result in more tie games and much more elaborate end zone dance parties. "I always planned all my celebrations," said Denver's Emmanuel Sanders, already known for his flamboyant TD celebrations, including one that drew a fine last season

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Taste of Chicago adds 17 new restaurants to 2017 festival

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Taste of Chicago adds 17 new restaurants to 2017 festival

- After shaking up the list of vendors last year, the organizers of the Taste of Chicago apparently decided that change is good. Yes, you'll still find a host of familiar names in the list of vendors for the 37th annual fest this summer, but 17 of the 67 restaurants will be there for the first time. Three of those newcomers will attend for the full five days, and they neatly represent the North, South and West Sides of the city: Ben's Bar Be Cue from Austin, Ukai Japanese Restaurant from Lincoln Park and Lawrence's Fish & Shrimp from Chinatown

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2 including Chicago Police officer hit by vehicle in Chatham, 1 held

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2 including Chicago Police officer hit by vehicle in Chatham, 1 held

- A Chicago police officer was taken to a hospital after a vehicle ran into the officer during a traffic stop and sped away, prompting a pursuit and another crash on the South Side Tuesday afternoon. It began when police were sent to the scene of two people possibly with guns inside a store in the first block of East 75 Street in the Chatham neighborhood about 5 p

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Police: Mason grad killed by hammer throw didn't pay attention

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Police: Mason grad killed by hammer throw didn't pay attention

- WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Police say a suburban Chicago college student was not paying attention when he was struck and killed by a hammer thrown at a track and field meet last month. reports that Wheaton Police Detective Andrew Unlir says Ethan Roser was watching two other volunteers playing with a stick during warmups of the April 22 event at Wheaton College rather than focusing on the hammer throw event as he had been instructed

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NFL moves 2021 Super Bowl to Tampa Bay from LA

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NFL moves 2021 Super Bowl to Tampa Bay from LA

- CHICAGO (AP) — The 2021 Super Bowl has been moved by the NFL from Los Angeles to Tampa. Five days after the opening of the $2.6 billion football stadium in Inglewood, California was pushed back to 2020 because of construction delays caused by Los Angeles’ uncommonly wet winter, league owners approved the move Tuesday. Owners voted unanimously to give the February 2021 game to Tampa and have the Rams’ and Chargers’ new home host the 2022 Super Bowl

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Judge: Muslim who says she was mistaken for terrorist can proceed with lawsuit

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Judge: Muslim who says she was mistaken for terrorist can proceed with lawsuit

- A federal judge says a Muslim woman has made plausible claims that Chicago police violated her rights by mistakenly identifying her last year as a potential "lone wolf" terrorist as she left a subway station. The Chicago ruling means Itemid Al-Matar's lawsuit alleging officers pulled off her headscarf and face veil and strip-searched her can proceed. It rejects the city's request to dismiss the suit

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Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

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Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

- CHICAGO — The NFL wants to put some flair back into celebrations, allowing players to use the football as a prop,celebrate as a group and roll around on the ground again if they choose. In an e-mail from Commissioner Roger Goodell sent to fans in an effort to deliver "a more exciting game experience," the commissioner said the new guidelines came after conversations with more than 80 current and former players

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Activist pastor moves on from Northbrook

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Activist pastor moves on from Northbrook

- The Northbrook faith community will lose a prominent member of its progressive movement June 25, when the Rev. Melissa Earley moves from Northbrook United Methodist Church to another suburban congregation. "It's a loss for our community," said Rabbi Sidney Helbraun of Northbrook's Temple Beth El. "She's a leader with a great heart and a tremendous follow-through, who cares about others." Earley, 49, will move to the First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, a larger congregation

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NBA Trade Rumors: Jimmy Butler Trade Deal Coming As Bulls Eye Josh Jackson? Chauncey Billups Getting GM Job?

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NBA Trade Rumors: Jimmy Butler Trade Deal Coming As Bulls Eye Josh Jackson? Chauncey Billups Getting GM Job?

- Are the Chicago Bulls willing to trade their star shooting guard Jimmy Butler? With the 2017 NBA finals on the horizon, most NBA fans are already thinking about the upcoming NBA Draft this June, and all of the NBA trade rumors that are surrounding it. One of the biggest names out there and in the NBA trade rumor mill is the Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler

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Des Plaines teen accidentally shot by 11-year-old sibling has died, officials say

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Des Plaines teen accidentally shot by 11-year-old sibling has died, officials say

- A Des Plaines teen who was accidentally shot in the face by his younger sibling has died. The 15-year-old boy died Monday afternoon at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. His 11-year-old sibling shot the teen in the face Saturday morning, according to a news release from the Des Plaines Police Department, which called the shooting accidental and "a tragic incident" and have not released further details

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Chicago bartender wins national Speed Rack competition

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Chicago bartender wins national Speed Rack competition

- Chicagoans are racking up a lot of awards these days — from a newly minted Iron Chef (Stephanie Izard), to best restaurant city (according to Conde Nast Traveler), to best restaurant (Topolobampo) — so it’s almost no surprise to add another feather in our cap: Bartender Mony Bunni took home the top prize at Speed Rack on Sunday night. The pressure was high

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2 dead in Woodridge shooting

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2 dead in Woodridge shooting

- Two people were fatally shot late Monday in suburban Woodridge, according to officials. Just before midnight, two people were fatally shot in the 7700 block of Fox Street, according to officials from the Village of Woodridge. The shooting was described as possibly domestic related. Officials did not immediately release additional details about the shooting. Check back for updates. WGN-TV contributed.

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1 dead, 5 wounded Monday on West, South sides

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1 dead, 5 wounded Monday on West, South sides

- One man was shot dead and five others were wounded in shootings Monday, according to police. The fatal shooting happened about 11:30 a.m. in the South Side's Gresham neighborhood. A 24-year-old man was shot twice, once in the buttocks and once in the back, according to officials. He was sitting in a car in the 8400 block of South Hermitage Avenue when the shooter approached and opened fire

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Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4

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Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4

- CHICAGO — Joe Panik hit his first career leadoff homer and doubled twice, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Monday night. Brandon Belt also connected and Ty Blach pitched into the eighth inning in the first meeting between the teams since San Francisco was eliminated by Chicago in the NL Division Series last year. Panik, Belt and Justin Ruggiano each had two RBIs as the streaking Giants won for the eighth time in 10 games

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How to handle Super Bowl in Los Angeles could be among topics at NFL meetings

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How to handle Super Bowl in Los Angeles could be among topics at NFL meetings

- The NFL’s 2020 vision for Los Angeles is starting to look fuzzy. With the opening of the Inglewood stadium delayed nearly a year, to 2020, the league’s plans to have that venue play host to the Super Bowl at the end of that season is in jeopardy. League rules stipulate that a stadium cannot host a Super Bowl in its inaugural season, so Los Angeles would need a waiver to do so

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Person found shot to death in Elk Grove Village

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Person found shot to death in Elk Grove Village

- Brian L. CoxChicago Tribune A person has been found dead from a gunshot wound to the neck in suburban Elk Grove Village, officials said. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death a homicide but has not released the name of the deceased, citing the need first to contact next of kin. The medical examiner's office reported that it was called in to the 1000 block of West Devon Avenue early Sunday morning

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Oak Park Public Safety gets ice cream truck for community outreach

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Oak Park Public Safety gets ice cream truck for community outreach

- “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream,” in Oak Park where the city unveiled the newest member to the Public Safety Patrol Team on Monday. Oak Park Public Safety Officers will deliver 300 ice cream sandwiches every week over the summer in the neighborhoods and at city events using their new ice cream truck. “For many, a person’s first experience with law enforcement is the result of an emergency, a traffic stop, or a crime,” Oak Park Public Safety Director Steve Cooper said

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