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A man was charged with murder after the fatal shooting of a Northwestern graduate student in Rogers Park last fall, police said Wednesday. Diante Speed, a 20-year-old from Chicago’s Portage Park neighborhood, was arrested Aug. …

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Lori Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle in an April 2 runoff election following a long campaign to become Chicago’s 56th mayor. Lightfoot captured 73.7 percent of the vote, compared to Preckwinkle’s 26.3 percent, according to results …

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A new Italian restaurant called Mozzarella Store is set to open in May at 822 N. Michigan Ave. on Loyola’s Water Tower Campus (WTC) right next to the Loyola University Museum of Art. Located in …

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In February, mayoral hopefuls Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle rose above 12 other candidates on the ballot, capturing 17.5 percent and 16 percent of the vote share respectively, according to the Chicago Board of Elections. …

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Loyola graduates James Egan and Roman Krasnitsky — both of whom were enrolled in St. Joseph College Seminary for around two years before leaving the seminary and becoming full-time Loyola students — recently founded The …

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After a crowded 14-person race for Chicago’s mayoral seat, Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot will face each other in a runoff election April 2 to become Chicago’s first African-American, female mayor. Current mayor Rahm Emanuel …

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Rogers Park residents attended watch parties to keep up with the aldermanic elections as results were tallied. Newcomer Maria Hadden defeated 28-year incumben Joe Moore in a highly anticipated aldermanic election for the 49th ward, …

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Aurora — a far western suburb of Chicago with over 200,000 residents — is about an hour’s drive from Loyola University’s Lake Shore Campus when traffic is light. But to Loyola students who hail from …