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  • Teen born with double cleft palate has last surgery after 17 years

    CHICAGO — A Chicago teen born with a double cleft palate allowed WGN into his journey. He has spent 17 years going through surgeries to correct a rare problem. Most people recognize the struggle of being born with a cleft lip or palate as something that happens in developing countries. It also happens in the city with about two dozen cases reported every year. Nationwide, one in 700 children are born with a cleft palate. Fabian Bautista, 18, has undergone about 15 […]

  • Deadline approaches for colleges, universities to report number of sexual assault cases

    WGN Investigates CHICAGO — There is a November 1 midnight deadline for Illinois colleges and universities to deliver a report to Attorney General Lisa Madigan citing the number of sexual assault cases on campus and how they’re handled. Madigan wants to add an extra layer of security in case the Trump administration rolls back Obama-era guidelines on how universities handled these cases. U.S Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the rollback several months ago but it’s not clear what that […]