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  1. Chicago thieves adopt 'crash-and-grab' tactics for brazen, tightly choreographed burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Fox News

    Police are investigating a series of so-called crash-and-grab burglaries in which Chicago thieves crash a vehicle through a storefront, then steal whatever they can with the speed of a NASCAR pit crew. Since September, at least a dozen such burglaries have been reported at retail businesses in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.


  2. Best new hotels of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Fox News

    Twelve properties with barely opened doors have already made it onto your list of favorite hotels-from the cheerful Hotel Vermont in New England to the ultra-romantic, adults-only Nayara Springs in Costa Rica. This year, two iconic properties that had been closed for lengthy and extensive renovations-the 489-year-old Gritti Palace in Venice and the 259-year-old D'Angleterre in Copenhagen-are right back on the Readers' Choice Awards list.


  3. Woman dies after shooting at Chicago NordstromRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Fox News

    Authorities say a woman who was shot by her ex-boyfriend inside a Nordstrom in Chicago before he turned the gun on himself has died. The Cook County medical examiner's office says 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. Saturday.


  4. Nordstrom shooting leaves 1 dead in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Fox News

    Chicago fire officials say one person has died and another has been injured after a shooting in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Police and fire officials say they received a report of a shooting around 8:30 p.m. and found two people shot in the first block of East Grand Avenue.


  5. Jane Byrne, Chicago's 1st female mayor, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Fox News

    Jane Byrne became part of Chicago history when she was elected its first female mayor. She became part of city lore because of how she won: beating an incumbent who voters thought had bungled the reaction to a blizzard that paralyzed the streets.


  6. Jane Byrne, Chicago's first female mayor, dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Fox News

    Jane Byrne, who capitalized on Chicago's slow reaction to a snowstorm to score one of the biggest election upsets in the city's history and become its first female mayor, died Friday. She was 80. Byrne, whose four-year term brought festivals and filmmakers to Chicago but was also filled with upheaval at City Hall, died at a hospice in Chicago, said her daughter, Kathy.


  7. Daredevil Nik Wallenda set for Chicago skyscraper crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Fox News

    The 35-year-old high-wire artist plans to perform two nail-biting walks that will be televised around the world Sunday. The Discovery Channel will use a 10-second delay for the broadcast, allowing producers to cut away if Wallenda falls.


  8. Police, witness: Man fires at commuter train from subway platform in Chicago, no one injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Fox News

    Police say a gunman standing on a subway platform opened fire on a commuter train in downtown Chicago, though no one was injured. Chicago Police spokesman Martin Maloney says officers arrested a suspect a short distance away after the Thursday shooting and recovered a weapon.


  9. Best beach towns for fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Fox News

    From Cape Cod to the Great Lakes, from Southern California to the Gulf of Mexico, America's beaches stay open long after the summer crowds have gone home. It's the same sun and surf-oh, except that you've got some elbow room and hotel rates have come back down to earth.


  10. Spectacle, legacy, showmanship propelling Wallenda high-wire walk between Chicago skyscrapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Fox News

    Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda said Wednesday that he chose Chicago for his next feat partly because of its reputation for being windy. Never mind that many historians believe the nickname, the Windy City, was coined because of blowhard politicians.


  11. Awesome skyscrapers across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Fox News

    Masterpieces of modern architecture that appeal to the superhero in all of us, skyscrapers are also major magnets for fast, upward-moving "ground-to-cloud" lightning.


  12. CEO remains in critical condition after Chicago office shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Fox News

    The Chicago CEO shot and critically wounded Thursday by a demoted executive remains in critical condition Friday after suffering a gunshot to the head and stomach, reported.


  13. Worker shoots CEO before killing self in Chicago high-riseRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Fox News

    A Chicago man recently demoted in a downsizing shot his company's CEO Thursday morning, critically wounding the man, and then fatally shot himself in front of 10 horrified witnesses, police said.


  14. Where to watch fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | Fox News

    There are dozens are fireworks displays in cities across the country this Independence Day, so no one has to miss out on the pyrotechnics.


  15. Trump tower in Chicago floods after sprinkler testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Fox News

    It's too soon to tell whether cooler heads will prevail in the Donald Trump-Rahm Emanuel spat over the billionaire's name being prominently affixed to a Chicago skyscraper.


  16. Most patriotic tourist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Fox News

    A Texas-based traveler may be able to call himself America's most patriotic tourist after posting a video that showcases him waving the U.S. flag in all 50 states.


  17. Lucas picks musuem spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Fox News

    May 25, 2012: Director George Lucas arrives on the red carpet ahead of the screening of the film "Cosmopolis" in competition at the 65th Cannes Film Festival.


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