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Mayor to Propose Special Sign District Along River: Report

Mayor to Propose Special Sign District Along River: Report

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to prevent another controversy like the one that brewed over the lighted sign placed on the sign of the Trump International Hotel & Tower. Watch »

6 minutes ago
Arrieta Flirts With No-Hitter in Cubs Win

Arrieta Flirts With No-Hitter in Cubs Win

Jake Arrieta barely missed a no-hitter Tuesday in leading the Chicago Cubs to a complete game 7-0 win over the... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Naperville Postpones Vote on Alcohol Sales

Naperville Postpones Vote on Alcohol Sales

Lawmakers consider closing bars earlier. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Accident Victim's Family Sues Wheeling Police Department

Accident Victim's Family Sues Wheeling Police Department

A Des Plaines family is demanding justice after a pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV driven by a Wheeling... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Barkley Throws

Barkley Throws "Turrible" First Pitch

NBA Hall of Famer player's performance will live in first-pitch infamy. Read »

33 minutes ago
Rauner Objects to Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill

Rauner Objects to Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill

Republican gubernatorial candidate says he wouldn't have signed bill, believes process is corrupt. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
CeaseFire Worker Charged in Diamond Theft

CeaseFire Worker Charged in Diamond Theft

Stacie L. Winston accused of stealing $10,000 from Helzberg Diamonds last year. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Chicago DEA Chief Promoted to D.C. Position

Chicago DEA Chief Promoted to D.C. Position

Jack Riley named DEA's new chief of operations. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Teen's Probation Officer Suspended Following Assault

Teen's Probation Officer Suspended Following Assault

Suspect was on electronic monitoring when he was accused of attacking pregnant woman. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Uptown Residents Seek Answers to Increased Violence

Uptown Residents Seek Answers to Increased Violence

Alderman James Cappleman requests more police officers and youth programs in area. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Family of Killed CPD Officer Sues Calumet Park

Family of Killed CPD Officer Sues Calumet Park

David L. Harris died when he car was struck by a van being pursued by Calumet Park police. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Rauner Bars College Journalists from Presser

Rauner Bars College Journalists from Presser

"When I asked about future events, she said that it was their 'policy' that only credentialed press would be allowed... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Midway

Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Midway

A cockpit instrument warning light forced a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to New York to make an emergency... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Autopsy Inconclusive for Man Found Dead at O’Hare

Autopsy Inconclusive for Man Found Dead at O’Hare

An autopsy Tuesday was inconclusive for a man found dead in an O’Hare Airport parking lot after he had been reported... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Student Found With Gun Claims He Was Bullied

Student Found With Gun Claims He Was Bullied

School security reportedly found the weapon on the 12-year-old at about 11 a.m. Monday during a search of the... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Four Tips for Running Your First Marathon

Four Tips for Running Your First Marathon

Four common sense tips that you may not have thought about as you gear up for that big first race. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Five Runner-Friendly Smoothie Recipes

Five Runner-Friendly Smoothie Recipes

Celia has some ideas for making smoothies, the perfect way to pack in extra nutrients for breakfast, for pre-run... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX to Build

NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX to Build "Space Taxis"

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Bears Sign Frey, Cut Williams, Draughn

Bears Sign Frey, Cut Williams, Draughn

The Chicago Bears made a slew of roster moves Tuesday, promoting Isaiah Frey and Rashad Ross from the practice squad... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Top 5 Blackhawks Camp Storylines: Crawford's New Contract

Top 5 Blackhawks Camp Storylines: Crawford's New Contract

The Chicago Blackhawks gave Corey Crawford a lucrative contract extension before the start of last season, but... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
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