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Man, 81, Chases Off Burglars With Antique Irish Shillelagh

Dan Donovan, a former Marine, picked up his grandfather's club and reportedly began swinging after being alerted to a team of ruse burglars: ""Hopefully they got nothing more than a headache," he said.

Parolee Charged In Car Theft, Abduction Of Boy

The man accused of stealing a minivan with a 4-year-old boy inside frequently panhandled in the area, police said.

Shedd Aquarium Voluntarily Closing Until January Amid COVID-19 Surges

Aquarium officials said the targeted reopening date is January 2.

Man Who Said He Had COVID-19 Coughed In Officer's Face: Police

The 21-year-old man is accused of biting a hospital security officer in the arm, driving drunk and crashing his car, police said.

Morton Arboretum's 'Illumination' Opens Friday

Guests must reserve a timed entry ticket before heading to the event.

Conviction Upheld For Man In Mother's Death

He shot her to death in a church parking lot.

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