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Man Charged in Bus Stop Crash That Injured 5
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Man Charged in Bus Stop Crash That Injured 5

James D. Pugh faces numerous charges, including DUI and criminal damage to property. Read »

42 minutes ago
Crews Battle Big Garage Fire in Bridgeport

Crews Battle Big Garage Fire in Bridgeport

The fire started shortly before 6 a.m. in a alley-facing garage on the 3300 block of South Morgan Street. Watch »

2 hours ago
Ronald McDonald Gets a Makeover

Ronald McDonald Gets a Makeover

McDonald's said Wednesday that its famous spokesclown is getting a new look before taking an active role on... Read »

3 hours ago
Report: City Workers' Receiving Free Parking

Report: City Workers' Receiving Free Parking

Some drivers are crying foul after the city's inspector general reveals that some city workers are receiving... Watch »

2 hours ago
White Sox Game, Series Over Detroit

White Sox Game, Series Over Detroit

Marcus Semien's seventh-inning grand slam lifted the Chicago White Sox over the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Wednesday night. Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Quinn Dodges Question on

Quinn Dodges Question on "Morning Joe"

Will Gov. Pat Quinn tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth about his real relationship... Read »

3 hours ago
Diamondbacks Spoil Cubs' Wrigley Birthday Party

Diamondbacks Spoil Cubs' Wrigley Birthday Party

Fittingly, the Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a loss — a dramatic, error-filled one,... Read »

30 minutes ago
Kane's OT Winner Knocks Off Blues

Kane's OT Winner Knocks Off Blues

The Chicago Blackhawks tied things up late in regulation, and Patrick Kane scored in overtime for the winner as they... Read »

3 hours ago
Teacher Accused of Sex Abuse Reinstated

Teacher Accused of Sex Abuse Reinstated

A teacher accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in the 1990s is back in the classroom in suburban Buffalo Grove... Watch »

3 hours ago
3 City Schools Slated for

3 City Schools Slated for "Turnaround"

The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday to turn over three city schools to the Academy for Urban... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Vandals Target Religious Display in Daley Plaza

Vandals Target Religious Display in Daley Plaza

Police are investigating the destruction of an Easter display in Daley Plaza Tuesday night. Watch »

47 minutes ago
Ex-Aide to Cook County Board Head Gets 6 1/2 Years

Ex-Aide to Cook County Board Head Gets 6 1/2 Years

A former top aide to Cook County's former board president has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Chicago Bears 2014 Schedule Released

Chicago Bears 2014 Schedule Released

The Chicago Bears know who they'll have to go through on the road to a possible Super Bowl. Read »

3 hours ago
Day Care Worker Convicted of Murder to be Released

Day Care Worker Convicted of Murder to be Released

A federal judge in Chicago has ordered the release of a day care provider convicted of murdering an infant under her... Watch »

3 hours ago
Blackhawks Hope Blues' History Repeats Itself

Blackhawks Hope Blues' History Repeats Itself

The Blues' series against the defending Stanley Cup champions seems to be unfolding as it did last season when they... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Group Helps Syrian Girl Get Life-Changing Surgery

Group Helps Syrian Girl Get Life-Changing Surgery

A 6-year-old Syrian refugee who lost her leg in a bombing is getting a new lease on life thanks to a group... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Obama Library: 5 Developments in Debate Over $100M Grant Proposal

Obama Library: 5 Developments in Debate Over $100M Grant Proposal

Debate over President Barack Obama's presidential library and museum is getting hotter by the millisecond -- or... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Metra Line Back On Track After Truck Hits Viaduct

Metra Line Back On Track After Truck Hits Viaduct

Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash on the Southwest Side that has shut down Metra's busiest line Wednesday... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Chicago Pilgrims Arrive in Rome for Canonization

Chicago Pilgrims Arrive in Rome for Canonization

Many of the pilgims from Chicago are Polish Catholics who are especially proud of Pope John Paul II. Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Macklemore Debuts Salmon-Colored Jordans

Macklemore Debuts Salmon-Colored Jordans

A collaboration between Macklemore and Michael Jordan has left fans of Air Jordan's coveted shoe collection,... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
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