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The 95th Academy Awards ceremony will take place this Sunday. On the eve of this annual event, film critic Michael Phillips offers some thoughts on the nominees, who he thinks will win and who should win. Check out his picks and compare them to yours.

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As the organizers prepare to roll out the red carpet, Christopher Borrelli there’s a bone to pick with coverage. There is nothing iconic more. More on why he thinks the word is meaningless now.

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After reports of abuse, neglect and other abuse of residents at an upstate mental health facility, Governor J. B. Pritzker outlined his plan for improving conditions at the facility, as well as giving many residents the opportunity to relocate.

Jackie Wilson and his wife Sandra leave the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago on September 22, 2020. Jackie Wilson and his brother say they were tortured into confessing to the same murder of a police officer.

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Two former Cook County prosecutors were indicted by a grand jury on charges of perjury and misconduct in the complex decades-old case of a man who claimed torture after being accused of killing two police officers in 1982, according to the special prosecutor assigned to investigate the case.

Lawrence Oliver, a former federal prosecutor and attorney for Boeing, made the announcement Wednesday afternoon at the Layton Criminal Courthouse, another chapter in the 40-year saga involving slain Chicago police officers, allegations of torture by police who worked under the infamous known former Chicago Police Chief John Burge and allegations that a Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney had a relationship with a witness and committed perjury.

Volkswagen has announced that it will make an emergency roadside assistance program free for some car owners for the next five years after a program representative recently refused to provide police with GPS information for a car that was stolen near Libertyville with a toddler inside.

“The family is thankfully reunited, but the crime and failure of the process is heartbreaking for me,” said Rachel Zaluzec, senior vice president of Volkswagen.


Northwestern seniors Boo Buie, Chase Odige and Robbie Beran made friends through ups and downs and losing seasons. Now they are reaping the rewards of their loyalty.

Chicago native and comedian Brittany Nichols is the writer and producer of Abbott Elementary.

Chicago native and comedian Brittany Nichols is a writer on ABC “Abbot Elementary.” Quinta Brunson, the show’s creator and star, spent time in Chicago early in her career taking classes at Second City, but ironically, that Chicago connection isn’t how they met.

Although Nichols is primarily a writer, he has also appeared in front of the cameras. On the question of the worst moment of her careershe recalled her role in the Amazon series Transparent.


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