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Chicago police: Driver struck pedestrian twice, killing her

Cook County prosecutors say they haven’t come up with the motive of a man who used his SUV to strike and kill a pedestrian and injure her daughter while they walked along a Chicago street

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Chicago mayor names committee to review public monuments
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Chicago mayor names committee to review public monuments

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has formed a committee to review the city’s monuments three weeks after ordering the removal of three statues honoring Christopher Columbus

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Missouri universities plan for students to return amid virus

St. Louis officials are tightening restrictions on bars, restaurants and other businesses that serve liquor as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the city

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Police: Shooting at suburban St. Louis apartment kills 1

Police say a shooting at a suburban St. Louis apartment complex has left one person dead

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2 boys who drowned in Illinois River ID'd as young brothers

Central Illinois officials have identified two boys who drowned last week in the Illinois River as brothers

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KC youth soccer club founder pleads guilty to sex crime

The founder of a Kansas City-area youth soccer club has pleaded guilty to a sex crime involving a teen player and will be sentenced next month

Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic
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Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

The Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19

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Missouri balks at state mandates despite 'red zone' status

Missouri’s top health official insists a statewide mandate for masks and social distancing doesn't make sense, even though the federal government has designated the state a “red zone” for new coronavirus cases

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Man, daughter in protest video sue Kansas City officers

A man and his 15-year-old daughter whose violent handling at the hands of Kansas City police has been widely viewed online are now suing several of the officers