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Illinois Army Vet Among First Approved for Medical Marijuana

Illinois Army Vet Among First Approved for Medical Marijuana

People with last names beginning with letters A through L were allowed to sign up for a medical marijuana card starting Tuesday.

Garrett Popcorn Sued Over "Chicago Mix"

Garrett Popcorn Sued Over "Chicago Mix"

Chicagoans who are fans of Garrett’s Popcorn won’t be calling one of the gourmet popcorn shop’s most popular mixes the “Chicago Mix” anymore.

SW Airlines Flight to Chicago Diverted After Medical Emergency

SW Airlines Flight to Chicago Diverted After Medical Emergency

A Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Chicagowas diverted Tuesday afternoon due to a medical emergency.

Rauner Admits Belonging to $140,000 Wine Club

Rauner Admits Belonging to $140,000 Wine Club

As Governor Pat Quinn begins what many are calling a campaign stunt – living on minimum wage for a week – his opponent, Republican Bruce Rauner, admits he is a member of a wine club that costs $140,000 to join.

U.S. Doctor Cured of Ebola: "I Felt Like I Was About to Die"

U.S. Doctor Cured of Ebola: "I Felt Like I Was About to Die"

Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor who contracted Ebola while working with relief organization Samaritan's Purse in Liberia, told NBC in an exclusive interview that he felt like he was about to die when...

Jury Selection Begins in Murder of Indian Head Park Teen

Jury Selection Begins in Murder of Indian Head Park Teen

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the murder trial of a man charged with violently stabbing a 14-year-old girl after she found him robbing her southwest suburban home.