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Police: Four North Park Homes Burglarized Last Month
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Police: Four North Park Homes Burglarized Last Month

Police are cautioning Far North Side residents after a string of four home burglaries in February in the North Park neighborhood. Read »

17 minutes ago

"Cuban Comet" Minnie Minoso Remembered

White Sox legend Minnie Minoso passed away Feb. 28, 2015, at age 90. Here's a look back at the life and times of the... View »

2 hours ago

Celebrities in the Chicago Polar Plunge

Several celebrities have participated in the annual Polar Plunge benefitting Special Olympics Chicago. View »

2 hours ago
Rauner Budget Could Mean Fewer Amtrak Trains

Rauner Budget Could Mean Fewer Amtrak Trains

Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed state budget would cut 40 percent from Illinois' funding for Amtrak trains during a... Read »

3 hours ago
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Jesus "Chuy" Garcia Participates in Polar Plunge

Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn weren't the only public figures to jump into a frigid Lake Michigan at Sunday's Polar... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Charged With Best Buy Smash and Grab in January

Man Charged With Best Buy Smash and Grab in January

Jawon Sellers, 24, was charged Sunday with one felon count of burglary in connection with a smash and grab robbery... Read »

4 hours ago
Sharp Dismisses Swirling Rumors, Ponders Legal Action

Sharp Dismisses Swirling Rumors, Ponders Legal Action

With all sorts of rumors swirling about his personal life, Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Sharp fired back on... Read »

4 hours ago
Aurora Man Fatally Struck by Train in Downers Grove

Aurora Man Fatally Struck by Train in Downers Grove

A 32-year-old man was fatally struck by a BNSF freight train in west suburban Downers Grove Saturday night. Read »

6 hours ago
Protesters Call for Closing of CPD Site on West Side

Protesters Call for Closing of CPD Site on West Side

Protesters gathered Saturday outside of Homan Square, calling for the facility to be shut down following reports in... Watch »

6 hours ago

PHOTOS: Gaga, Vaughn Take Polar Plunge

Lady Gaga, her fiance Taylor Kinney and actor Vince Vaughn joined thousands for Chicagoans in an icy dip into Lake... View »

Mar 1, 2015
Lady Gaga Takes Polar Plunge With Fiance

Lady Gaga Takes Polar Plunge With Fiance

Vince Vaughn was the celebrity guest of honor at the Polar Plunge, but a slew of other celebrities were also in... Watch »

5 hours ago
White Sox Legend Minnie Minoso Dies

White Sox Legend Minnie Minoso Dies

White Sox legend and fan favorite Minnie Minoso died Saturday morning at the age of 90. Read »

53 minutes ago
Three Injured in Bridgeport House Fire

Three Injured in Bridgeport House Fire

A blaze broke out at a two-story residential building in the Bridgeport neighborhood Saturday evening, leaving three... Read »

Mar 1, 2015
One Hurt in Alcohol-Related Crash in Hodgkins

One Hurt in Alcohol-Related Crash in Hodgkins

A driver faces a DUI charge after their vehicle rolled over on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in the west suburbs... Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
Blackhawks Acquire Vermette from Coyotes in Blockbuster Trade

Blackhawks Acquire Vermette from Coyotes in Blockbuster Trade

The Chicago Blackhawks made a huge trade to bolster their center depth on Saturday night, acquiring Antoine Vermette... Read »

Feb 28, 2015
Moody's Downgrades Chicago's Ratings Over Pensions

Moody's Downgrades Chicago's Ratings Over Pensions

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's... Watch »

Feb 28, 2015
Chicago Ties 140-Year Record for Coldest February

Chicago Ties 140-Year Record for Coldest February

As February came to a close Saturday, Chicago tied for one more cold-related record. Watch »

Feb 28, 2015
Emanuel, Garcia Court Wilson's Endorsement

Emanuel, Garcia Court Wilson's Endorsement

Just five weeks before the runoff election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia met with... Watch »

Feb 28, 2015
Man Charged With Shooting Bouncer at Fox Lake Bar

Man Charged With Shooting Bouncer at Fox Lake Bar

A man has been charged with shooting a bouncer at Pug Mahones bar in northwest suburban Fox Lake early Saturday... Read »

Feb 28, 2015
Agent Says Sharp Won't be Traded Before Monday's Deadline

Agent Says Sharp Won't be Traded Before Monday's Deadline

Trade rumors have been swirling around Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp, but according to his agent, the... Read »

Feb 28, 2015

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