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Wife: Ernie Banks Had Dementia When Signing Will
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Wife: Ernie Banks Had Dementia When Signing Will

A court filing by the estranged wife of Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks contends the Hall of Famer was diagnosed with dementia days before he signed a will benefiting his caretaker. Read »

2 hours ago
78 Animals Found Living in

78 Animals Found Living in "Deplorable" Conditions

Nearly 80 animals, including several dogs, were found living in their own feces inside a home in suburban Steger... Watch »

49 minutes ago
Police Warn of Violent Wrigleyville Robberies

Police Warn of Violent Wrigleyville Robberies

Police are warning of several recent violent robberies near Wrigley Field on the North Side. Read »

3 hours ago
Offseason Recap: Detroit Lions

Offseason Recap: Detroit Lions

As the Chicago Bears prepare for the 2015 season, we're taking a look at what other teams in the NFC North have... Read »

5 hours ago
City Council to Vote on Ban on Gun-Shaped Phone Cases

City Council to Vote on Ban on Gun-Shaped Phone Cases

Chicago's Finance Committee passed a proposal Monday to outlaw the sale and possession of gun-shaped cellphone cases... Read »

5 hours ago
Grateful Dead Shows Shatter Pay-Per-View Record

Grateful Dead Shows Shatter Pay-Per-View Record

Thousands tuned into the live broadcast of the Grateful Dead's five "Fare Thee Well" shows in California... Read »

6 hours ago
Dishing With Chicago Chefs: Jeff Mauro Talks BBQ Secrets

Dishing With Chicago Chefs: Jeff Mauro Talks BBQ Secrets

In this segment of "Dishing With Chicago Chefs," Food Network star Jeff Mauro, known as the "Sandwich... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Rauner Asks Retirees to Work in Case of Strike

Rauner Asks Retirees to Work in Case of Strike

Retired state employees and members of the National Guard may be called upon by Gov. Bruce Rauner to step up in case... Read »

4 hours ago
McDonald's Asks Fans to Build

McDonald's Asks Fans to Build "Ultimate Chicagoland Burger"

McDonald’s has asked for Chicagoans to help create “the ultimate Chicagoland burger.” Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Hawks Get 21 National TV Games in 2015-16

Hawks Get 21 National TV Games in 2015-16

Thanks to their soaring popularity and three Stanley Cup championships in six seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks will... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Blackhawks Add Mayers to Front Office

Blackhawks Add Mayers to Front Office

The Chicago Blackhawks have helped the sport of hockey grow in popularity in the community, and they continued their... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Blackhawks Championship Movie Available Tuesday

Blackhawks Championship Movie Available Tuesday

The Chicago Blackhawks are enjoying a brief summer off, but fans can relive their historic Stanley Cup championship... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Metra Adds Extra Service, $10 Passes for Lollapalooza

Metra Adds Extra Service, $10 Passes for Lollapalooza

Suburban festival-goers heading to Lollapalooza this weekend can take advantage of additional service on Metra as... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Bench Trial Begins for Man Charged CPD Officer's 2010 Shooting

Bench Trial Begins for Man Charged CPD Officer's 2010 Shooting

A bench trial began Monday to determine the fate of a convicted felon accused in the fatal shooting of a Chicago... Watch »

3 hours ago
Several Major Streets to Close for Lollapalooza

Several Major Streets to Close for Lollapalooza

One of the most popular concert events of the summer will take over Grant Park next week, which can only mean large... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Bears Position Overview: Quarterback

Bears Position Overview: Quarterback

With training camp set to begin this week, Grizzly Detail will take a look at the Chicago Bears' positional depth... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Walker to Hit Chicago, Bloomington on Campaign Trail

Walker to Hit Chicago, Bloomington on Campaign Trail

GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker is scheduled to make a few campaign stops in Illinois Monday for the first... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Chicago Aldermen Ask Police For Information on Rape Kits

Chicago Aldermen Ask Police For Information on Rape Kits

Two Chicago aldermen asked a City Council committee Monday to investigate if there is a backlog of unprocessed rape... Read »

5 hours ago
Couple's Home Destroyed By Fire Hours Before Wedding

Couple's Home Destroyed By Fire Hours Before Wedding

A few hours before Dayleen Marrero and Andrew Taylor were set to say their “I do’s,” the couple’s apartment building... Watch »

2 hours ago
St. Charles Girl, 14, Missing Since Last Week

St. Charles Girl, 14, Missing Since Last Week

Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl from west suburban St. Charles who has not been seen since missing a... Read »

Jul 27, 2015

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