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Former City Supervisor Gets Probation for Selling Confiscated Cigarettes

Former City Supervisor Gets Probation for Selling Confiscated...

A former city supervisor was sentenced to two years probation Tuesday after admitting he stole cigarette cartons from a city evidence room and sold them to his relatives’ South Side convenience stores, the Sun-Times is reporting. Read »

23 minutes ago
Family Calls for More Charges in I-88 Crash

Family Calls for More Charges in I-88 Crash

Illinois State Police Trooper Doug Balder narrowly escaped death after a fiery crash on Interstate 88 near Aurora... Watch »

2 hours ago
Tuesday Marks Deadline for Voter Registration

Tuesday Marks Deadline for Voter Registration

Tuesday is the last chance to register to vote in the upcoming Feb. 24 mayoral election. Read »

3 hours ago
Roscoe Village Eatery Makes Yelp's Top 100 Places to Eat in America

Roscoe Village Eatery Makes Yelp's Top 100 Places to Eat in America

Yelp unveiled their annual list of the top 100 places to eat in the U.S. and a local Chicago eatery made the cut. Read »

3 hours ago
Illinois Woman Steers Bus to Safety After Driver Collapses

Illinois Woman Steers Bus to Safety After Driver Collapses

Jill Bien, of Norridge, is credited with saving 34 passengers on a tour bus in Kenosha County after she took control... Read »

5 hours ago
Madhouse Enforcer vs. Alex Quigley: And the Winner Is...

Madhouse Enforcer vs. Alex Quigley: And the Winner Is...

Team Toews beat Team Foligno in Sunday's NHL All-Star Game, but could Alex Quigley score a similar victory over... Read »

5 hours ago
ISU Student Hit by Vehicle Dies

ISU Student Hit by Vehicle Dies

Illinois State University and the McLean County coroner say an ISU student has died after being struck by a... Read »

5 hours ago
Mayoral Candidates Vie for Endorsement

Mayoral Candidates Vie for Endorsement

A group of mayoral challengers took aim at incumbent Rahm Emanuel Tuesday morning during an endorsement session... Read »

5 hours ago
Cupich to Donors, Lawmakers: Find Ways to Save Schools

Cupich to Donors, Lawmakers: Find Ways to Save Schools

Archbishop Blasé Cupich talks about proposed school merger, settlement of Spokane lawsuit during keynote address at... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Police Hunt For Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown

Police Hunt For Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown

Extra security measures were put in place at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva after Justin B. Watch »

3 hours ago
Wisconsin Governor Launches Committee for 2016 Run

Wisconsin Governor Launches Committee for 2016 Run

Tax-exempt group can facilitate paying for his activities as he seriously eyes a 2016 White House bid. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
First Whole Foods in Former Dominick's Set to Open

First Whole Foods in Former Dominick's Set to Open

Whole Foods Market in Streeterville will be the first of seven stores to open in 2015 and will have several new... Watch »

2 hours ago
Mayoral Candidates Mostly Agree on Chicago Casino

Mayoral Candidates Mostly Agree on Chicago Casino

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the four candidates trying to unseat him participated in a Tuesday debate hosted... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Suburban Resident Tests Positive For Measles

Suburban Resident Tests Positive For Measles

Just ten cases of measles have been reported in Illinois over the last five years, said IDPH Director Nirav Shah. Watch »

3 hours ago
City Publishes

City Publishes "Problem Landlords" List

The list, compiled by the Department of Buildings, will be updated twice each year. Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
McNeill Scores Hat Trick as West Wins AHL All-Star Classic

McNeill Scores Hat Trick as West Wins AHL All-Star Classic

Two of the Chicago Blackhawks' top prospects suited up for the Western Conference All-Stars in the AHL All-Star... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Springfield Airport Hits 10-Year Passenger High

Springfield Airport Hits 10-Year Passenger High

More than 174,000 passengers used Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in 2014. That's the highest number since 2005. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Woman Steers Bus to Safety After Driver Collapses

Woman Steers Bus to Safety After Driver Collapses

A 48-year-old Illinois woman is considered a hero by many after preventing a serious tour bus accident in Kenosha... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Ernie Banks’ Visitation, Memorial Service Set

Ernie Banks’ Visitation, Memorial Service Set

Visitation and memorial services were announced Monday for Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who died Friday after... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
Twins Who Turned on Drug Cartel Sentenced

Twins Who Turned on Drug Cartel Sentenced

Two twin brothers who provided unprecedented testimony against one of the world’s most dangerous drug cartels were... Watch »

4 hours ago

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