• Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has ‘shifted’

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has “shifted” due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case, and attorneys for the “Empire” actor blasted reports alleging he played a role in his own attack.

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    Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn’t have owned

  • Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

    CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims:

  • Illinois man being fired from job fatally shoots 5 workers

    AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant manager, human resources manager and an intern working his first day at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse, took a gun he wasn’t supposed to have to a job he was about to lose.

  • The Latest: Police say Aurora gunman had battery arrests

    AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois (all times local):

  • Authorities provide detailed account of Warehouse shooting

    AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of officers swarmed the scene Friday after receiving reports that there was a man shooting people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse.

  • It’s huge: Bigfoot Conference draws hundreds to Nebraska

    HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — It’s big — and it’s back. The third annual Bigfoot Conference has drawn an estimated 700 people to the city of Hastings, Nebraska.

  • Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

    NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon orange.

  • 14 candidates vie to become Chicago’s next mayor

    CHICAGO (AP) — The race to succeed Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has attracted a diverse group of candidates, including businesspeople, a former federal prosecutor, an ex-police superintendent, veteran politicians and community activists. The election will take place Feb. 26. If no candidate gets more than 50 percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters will face off April 2.

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