Top Stories of 2016 on ABC7Chicago.com

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Some of the biggest headlines from 2016.

The sad, the silly, the inspirational - 2016 was a memorable year in news. Check out our lists of the most-read stories on ABC7Chicago.com

TOP 7 LOCAL NEWS STORIES

1. Chicago Cubs honored by millions at World Series celebration


2. Doug Banks, radio and TV personality, dies


3. World Series 2016: Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland Indians in Game 7


4. 3 dead in fiery crash on I-80 near Ottawa, Ill.


5. Children in Fort Wayne, Ind., Amber Alert found dead


6. 5th car found in I-55 wreckage; at least 1 dead

7. Chicago pokes fun at terrified couple who moved to city, left after 1 day

Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died in 2016

TOP 7 STORIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

1. Teen dies in Delaware high school fight, mayor says


2. Election 2016: Donald Trump is president-elect, Clinton concedes


3. Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman recaptured, Mexican officials say


4. Attorney suing Sears, Kohl's, Macy's, JC Penney for alleged price scheme


5. New Laws 2017: Illinois laws that take effect January 1


6. 9 women, United Airlines pilot charged in prostitution bust


7. Police: Relative, girlfriend charged in Gage Park murders


TOP 7 PHOTO GALLERIES:

1. NW Indiana drug sweep yields 30 arrest warrants


2. Chicago Cubs World Series victory parade


3. Lincoln Park mansion listed for record $50M


4. Philadelphia drug bust nets 170 arrests, $225K in narcotics


5. Scottie Pippen's Highland Park home hits market


6. FBI raids Lake County Sheriff's office in Crown Point


7. Several members of same family arrested on meth charges
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