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Top Chicago news: Woman mauled to death by pet dog; NBA switches to Wilson for game balls; more

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By Hoodline - Published on May 14, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Chicago? Read on for everything you need to know.

Suburban woman mauled to death by pet French bulldog

A suburban Chicago woman who recently adopted a French bulldog that had been bred to fight was fatally mauled by the dog over the weekend, a coroner said.

Read the full story on FOX 26 Houston.

NBA will now use game balls made by Wilson, dropping Spalding after more than 30 years

The NBA's new game ball will be manufactured by Chicago-based company Wilson, starting with the 2021-22 season, the league announced. Spalding had made the NBA’s basketballs for more than 30 years.

Read the full story on NBC 7 San Diego.

Shelter prepares for influx of pets whose owners are COVID-19 patients

After finding homes for pets whose owners died of COVID-19, Chicago Animal Care and Control is recommending that families make plans in case they get sick and can't take care of their animals.

Read the full story on ABC Chicago, WLS.

Many area teens left without promise of summer jobs amid closures

Experts say the tight summer job market could have a long-term impact, including among students graduating college with more debt and then finding fewer full-time jobs.

Read the full story on ABC Chicago, WLS.

Federal prosecutors oppose Chicago terror convict's request for early release due to COVID-19

Prosecutors are opposing the early release of Tahawwur Rana, 59, who is serving time in federal prison in  California. The former Chicago travel agent was convicted of ties to a Pakistani terror organization, the same group responsible for a deadly siege on Mumbai, India in 2008.

Read the full story on ABC Chicago, WLS.


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