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Man Sentenced for Throwing Woman Out Third-Story Window
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Man Sentenced for Throwing Woman Out Third-Story Window

Daniel Neasom, 31, was sentenced in Cook County court for the death of 39-year-old Cynthia Barnes three years ago. Read »

3 hours ago
Illinois Coyotes Help Nab Iowa Fugitive

Illinois Coyotes Help Nab Iowa Fugitive

Daniel Rice, 21, slipped out of handcuffs while being transferred from a jail to a hospital. Read »

3 hours ago
1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

Officers said they were on patrol near the 7900 block of South Justine Street when they came upon an... Watch »

4 hours ago
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Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

District 3 officer was sitting in a vehicle in the 7400 block of South Langley when he was shot in what may... Watch »

4 hours ago
Predators Power Past Blackhawks 3-2

Predators Power Past Blackhawks 3-2

Ben Smith and Andrew Shaw scored goals for the Chicago Blackhawks, but a James Neal hat trick powered the Nashville... Read »

Oct 24, 2014
Boil Order in Effect After Water Main Break in Robbins

Boil Order in Effect After Water Main Break in Robbins

A 24-hour boil order is in effect after water main break in a southern suburb Thursday. Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Dart: Suspected Serial Killer Liked to Visit the Bodies

Dart: Suspected Serial Killer Liked to Visit the Bodies

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says suspected serial killer Darren Deon Vann liked to revisit his victims’ dead bodies... Watch »

2 hours ago
Classes to Resume at Skokie Middle School

Classes to Resume at Skokie Middle School

Classes will resume at a north suburban middle school after two days of cancellations due to threatening... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Child Tests Negative for Ebola in Chicago

Child Tests Negative for Ebola in Chicago

A child being tested for Ebola at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital does not have Ebola... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Waukegan Strike Puts Stress on Community Centers

Waukegan Strike Puts Stress on Community Centers

Community centers in Waukegan are desperately trying to take in children affected by the ongoing teacher strike... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
City on Course to Patch 350 Miles of Roads This Year

City on Course to Patch 350 Miles of Roads This Year

With winter lurking around the corner, road repair crews are rushing to fix pothole-strewn streets while they’ve got... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Suit: Haunted House Clowns Wielded Sex Toys

Suit: Haunted House Clowns Wielded Sex Toys

An Oswego mother has filed a lawsuit against two Montgomery haunted house employees contending she and her daughter... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Negative Ads Take Spotlight in Governor's Race

Negative Ads Take Spotlight in Governor's Race

In the race between incumbent Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner close to $56-million dollars have been spent on... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Why Employees Are Calling in Sick to Work

Why Employees Are Calling in Sick to Work

It might not come as a surprise that employees calling in to work sick aren’t always sick, but a new survey... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Aim For Peace: How the Comfort Camp Aids Children of Victims

Aim For Peace: How the Comfort Camp Aids Children of Victims

10/23/14: Allison Rosati visits Comfort Camp, a safe place created originally to help the children of 9/11 victims. Watch »

Oct 23, 2014

Aim for Peace Resources

Resources in the city of Chicago that aid in mentoring, counseling and other services. View »

Oct 23, 2014
Aurora High Grad in Critical Condition After Fall

Aurora High Grad in Critical Condition After Fall

A 2012 West Aurora High School graduate known for her community work in Aurora and Milwaukee is in... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Cockroach Appears as Pest Control Commissioner Testifies

Cockroach Appears as Pest Control Commissioner Testifies

Cockroaches might not be uncommon in Chicago, but one particular cockroach reportedly made a very untimely debut at... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
More Than 12 Hospitalized at Navy Pier Skrillex Show

More Than 12 Hospitalized at Navy Pier Skrillex Show

Promoter spokesman agrees that there are suggestions that the wildly popular electronic music genre may need... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Nothing Suspicious Found After High School Lockdown

Nothing Suspicious Found After High School Lockdown

A northwest suburban high school, where a state tennis tournament is being conducted, was put on lockdown after... Read »

Oct 23, 2014

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