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Chicago priest sex abuse victims demand more files

Attorney Jeff Anderson, right, smiles after hugging Kathy Laarveld, whose son was sexually abused by a priest, after a new conference on the release of files of Catholic priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in the Archdiocese of Chicago. AP

Victims of sexual abuse by priests in the Chicago area are vowing to keep pushing for information on how the Chicago Archdiocese handled allegations.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Groom killed while helping motorist in snow


A man married less than seven hours was killed along with a stranded motorist he stopped to help in the snow when they were struck by several vehicles, authorities say.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Alligator found under escalator at Chicago airport


A small alligator found under an escalator at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport has left authorities puzzled.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

11, including girl, 3, shot in Chicago park


Someone opened fire late in a Chicago park leaving 11 people, including a 3-year-old child, injured, police said.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Several wounded in Chicago park shooting


Chicago police are reporting that several people have been shot in a park in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Police: 6 people dead in weekend Chicago shootings


Chicago authorities say at least six people have been killed in weekend violence and at least another 11 wounded.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US woman killed same day sister sat behind Obama


An 18-year-old Chicago woman was killed on the same day her sister sat on the stage behind President Barack Obama, listening to him push for gun control legislation.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US murder convict mistakenly released in Chicago


Police in Indiana and Illinois are hunting for a convicted murderer who was mistakenly released from custody in Chicago.

Posted: February 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Girl who performed for Obama shot dead in Chicago


A 15-year-old girl who performed at President Barack Obama’s inauguration last week was shot dead in Chicago by a gunman who opened fire on a group of kids hanging out in a park, police said Wednesday.

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suit: Doctors mistakenly declared Chicago boy dead


The parents of an 8-year-old boy have sued a Chicago hospital, alleging doctors pronounced their son dead though he was still alive and refused to listen to desperate relatives who insisted he continued to move his eyes and body.

Posted: October 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Chicago teachers go on strike

In this Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 photo, Vicky Kleros, principal of the Manuel Perez Jr. Elementary School in Chicago's predominantly Hispanic Pilsen neighborhood, just southwest of downtown, looks through files at the school. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said more than 26,000 teachers and support staff in the nation's third-largest school district don't want to strike, but are prepared to do so for the first time in 25 years. AP/M. Spencer Green

For the first time in a quarter-century, public school teachers in Chicago said they will go on strike Monday, demanding higher pay, a more adequate teacher evaluation system and better job security.

Posted: September 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NATO activates missile shield, reaches out to Russia


NATO leaders launched Sunday the first phase of a US-led missile shield for Europe and sought to appease Russian anger over the system by renewing an invitation to cooperate.

Posted: May 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Massive infra spending set
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  8. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
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  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
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  • Deepest darkness
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