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Notre Dame's Rev. Hesburgh Dead at 97
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Notre Dame's Rev. Hesburgh Dead at 97

University spokesman says the former president died Thursday night on the campus in South Bend, Indiana. Read »

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Wind Chill Advisory Takes Effect

Wind Chill Advisory Takes Effect

It’s safe to say Chicagoans are sick of the brutal winter, but unfortunately there is no end in sight just yet. Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Firefighters Respond to Fire on 87th Floor of John Hancock

Firefighters Respond to Fire on 87th Floor of John Hancock

There was a fire scare on the 87th floor of the John Hancock building Thursday night. Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Teravainen, Saad Score in 3-0 Blackhawks Win

Teravainen, Saad Score in 3-0 Blackhawks Win

The Chicago Blackhawks played without Patrick Kane for the first time this season on Thursday night, but they were... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Federal Agents Search Home of Teen Terror Suspect

Federal Agents Search Home of Teen Terror Suspect

Federal agents from the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Taskforce served yet another search warrant at the house of accused... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Emanuel Ahead of Garcia by 10.6 Percent Heading Into Runoff: Poll

Emanuel Ahead of Garcia by 10.6 Percent Heading Into Runoff: Poll

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is ahead of Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia by 10.6 percent heading into their April... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015

February Snow Photos

March is almost here, but several more inches of snow fell Feb. 25 and 26 in the Chicago area. View »

Feb 26, 2015
Terror Attack Survivor Among Victors in $655M Judgment

Terror Attack Survivor Among Victors in $655M Judgment

A suburban woman and her family are among the victors in a $655.5 million judgment against the Palestine Liberation... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
March 1 Marks Last Day to Ice Skate

March 1 Marks Last Day to Ice Skate

The last day to lace up your skates and go for a glide at an outdoor Chicago ice rink this season is Sunday, March... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Derrick Rose Scheduled For Surgery Friday Morning

Derrick Rose Scheduled For Surgery Friday Morning

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is set to go into surgery Friday morning to repair a medial meniscus tear in his... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
U of Illinois Asks Court to Dismiss Professor's Lawsuit

U of Illinois Asks Court to Dismiss Professor's Lawsuit

The University of Illinois has asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by a professor who lost a job... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Trucker Faces Prison for Deadly I-88 Crash After Dozing Off

Trucker Faces Prison for Deadly I-88 Crash After Dozing Off

A judge has found trucker Renato Velasquez guilty of five out of 10 counts brought against him after a fatal, fiery... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
United Airlines Advises Caution After Several

United Airlines Advises Caution After Several "Near Misses"

In a January letter to all United Airlines pilots, the senior vice president of operations highlighted a series... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Lake County Warns of Possible Measles Exposure

Lake County Warns of Possible Measles Exposure

One day after public health officials announced a 15th person has been diagnosed with measles in Cook County, the... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Survey Shows Majority of Support Staff Overhear Confidential Conversations

Survey Shows Majority of Support Staff Overhear Confidential Conversat...

A new survey by Chicago-based CareerBuilder shows that more than 1 in 10 support staff members have stumbled upon... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Teacher Seeks No-Contact Order Against Student

Teacher Seeks No-Contact Order Against Student

Student was allowed to return to school after 10-day suspension for allegedly threatening to stab physics teacher. Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Jon Stewart Mocks Rep. Schock and His Instagram Account

Jon Stewart Mocks Rep. Schock and His Instagram Account

"The Daily Show" host featured a segment on Illinois Rep. Aaron Shock poking fun at the congressman's... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Chicago-Area Snow Totals

Chicago-Area Snow Totals

The Chicago area saw a burst of late-winter snow Wednesday afternoon and evening with many cities blanketed by seve... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Lake Effect Snow to Taper As Cold Moves In

Lake Effect Snow to Taper As Cold Moves In

Lake Effect Snow Warnings and Wind Chill Advisories were issued Thursday for parts of the Chicago area as a bitter... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Wilson Says He's Being Courted by Emanuel, Garcia

Wilson Says He's Being Courted by Emanuel, Garcia

Mayor and Cook County commissioner both paid visits to third-place finisher on Wednesday. Watch »

Feb 26, 2015

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