Longtime community advocate John Stephan died this week.

John Stephan, Community Leader Who Dedicated His Life To Helping Troubled Teens, Dies At 69: ‘We Lost A Champion’

Stephan worked for the Boys & Girls Club organization for more than 50 years.

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Three Kids Detained At O’Hare For More Than 12 Hours, Immigrant Rights Group Says

Border Patrol agents are refusing to release them until their parents, who happen to be undocumented arrive, an immigrant organizer said.

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Egg Breaking News! 2 Endangered Great Lakes Piping Plover Eggs Have Hatched At Montrose Beach

Bird lovers are calling the event "a huge success story," but the chicks toughest days are ahead of them.

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Mother, Daughter Accused of Killing Pregnant Teenager, Charged In Death Of Infant Son

Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa were charged Thursday in the murder of Yovani Yadiel Lopez, after he died in June.