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FBI: New York City No Longer Murder Capital Of America

According to the FBI’s statistics, there were 500 murders in Chicago in 2012, compared with 419 murders in New York last year, which was a record low.

09/19/2013

Protesters demonstrate outside a Wendy's in New York City to demand higher pay.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fast Food Workers To Hold One-Day Strike To Protest Low Wages

Fast food workers in New York and six other cities across the country were set to go on strike Monday, on the grounds that their wages are just too low to live on.

07/28/2013

A childhood picture of Paul Fronczak. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: DNA Test Reveals Nevada Man Is Not Who He Thought He Was

The mystery began in a Chicago hospital in 1964. Chester and Dora Fronczak had given birth to a baby boy named Paul Joseph Fronczack.

05/31/2013

Actors George Akram, Karen Olivo, Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione and Cody Green take to the stage for the curtain call at the opening night of 'West Side Story' on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on March 19, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

The Best Musicals That Have Been Made Into Movies

Ever since “Chicago” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003, Hollywood seems to be going back to Broadway for its material, like it did back in the ’50s and ’60s.

04/22/2013

BROOKLYN, NY - APRIL 20: Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets drives to the basket against Marco Belinelli #8 of the Chicago Bulls in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 20 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Copyright 2013 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Dominate Chicago 106-89 In Opening Game Of Playoff Series

Williams scored 22 points, Lopez had 21 and the Nets ripped apart the Bulls’ vaunted defense with a spectacular second quarter, when they made 16 of 20 shots.

04/20/2013

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Hawks Lose to Raptors 113-96, Tied With Chicago For #5 Seed

DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Toronto Raptors ran all over playoff-bound Atlanta, routing the Hawks 113-96 Tuesday night.

04/17/2013

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Report: Wal-Mart Scales Back Plans For New York City Store

Wal-Mart has decided to scale back plans to open its first New York City amidst staunch opposition, according to published report.

03/10/2013

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Separating Fact From Myth: The Gluten-Free Diet

How important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?

03/06/2013

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Police: Alcohol May Have Played Role In L.I. College Student’s Death

Police said Wednesday that alcohol might have played a role in the death of a Long Island teen whose body washed up on Lake Michigan, after he went missing from a party at Northwestern University outside Chicago.

02/27/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

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Best Places For Outdoor Winter Activities In Chicago

Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.

01/18/2013

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Tips To Keep Your Appliances Running

Learn how to keep your large home appliances working through basic maintenance.

01/02/2013

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Important Questions To Ask Before Signing A Lease

If you’re looking for a place to rent, keep this list of questions handy.

12/19/2012

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How To Host Holiday Parties In A Small Space

Is your living space small? Don’t sweat it. You can still have a big party.

12/12/2012

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Simple Recipes: Healthful Holiday Treats

These four holiday recipes are both scrumptious and healthy.

12/05/2012

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