Top Chicago news: Actors to co-marshal Thanksgiving parade; chef charged after fight at food fest

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Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Chicago.

Police sergeant saves runner's life, then proposes to another officer

A Chicago police sergeant, who ran the Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K/5K on Sunday in full SWAT gear, saved a runner's life and then proposed to his girlfriend, who is also a Chicago police officer, at the finish line.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

’This Is Us,’ ‘Hamilton’ actors to co-marshal city's Thanksgiving parade

"This Is Us" star Chris Sullivan and "Hamilton" actor Miguel Cervantes will be the co-marshals.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

Purple Pig chef charged in connection with fight at Chicago Gourmet festival

A line cook at Mi Tocaya Antojeria claims Jimmy Bannos Jr. punched him after an ancillary event for the festival on the night of Sept. 28.

Read the full story on Eater Chicago.

How one high school journalist covered his own teachers’ strike

His school newspaper couldn't publish during the Chicago teachers strike, but Will Foster of Walter Payton College Prep covered the walkout anyway.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

Area Buffalo Wild Wings fires 2 employees after alleged racist incident

A worker at the Naperville location reportedly told multiracial and African American diners that a regular customer didn’t want to sit near black people

Read the full story on Eater Chicago.

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