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Which Big City is Better for Business?

Which Big City is Better for Business?

New York and Los Angeles may be bigger than Chicago, but bigger isn’t always better when it comes to running a business in the nation’s three largest cities. Read »

2 hours ago
Skokie School Closed for 2nd Day After Social Media Threats

Skokie School Closed for 2nd Day After Social Media Threats

Skokie School District 73.5 administrators canceled classes for a second day at a north suburban middle school after... Read »

2 hours ago

"Casting Tips": Avoiding Acting Scams in Chicago

Entertainment industry professionals will tell you it’s a good time to be an actor in Chicago. Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Charged With Arson in Logan Square Fire

Man Charged With Arson in Logan Square Fire

An 18-year-old man has been charged with arson in a fire in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood that damaged... Read »

3 hours ago

"Narcissistic" Bank Robber, Jail Breaker Sentenced

A daring jail breaker who rappelled to freedom from his 17th floor cell at the downtown Metropolitan... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Killed in Long Grove Crash

Man Killed in Long Grove Crash

A 58-year-old man was killed in a crash in Long Grove Wednesday, officials said. Watch »

3 hours ago
Victim Told Family:

Victim Told Family: "Look For Me in An Abandoned House"

The father of a victim of a suspected serial killer in Northwest Indiana says his daughter told a relative... Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Vandalized Lombard Synagogue: Police

Man Vandalized Lombard Synagogue: Police

A man is in custody for allegedly vandalizing a synagogue Tuesday night in west suburban Lombard. Read »

5 hours ago
Birthday for Dolphon Raised at Brookfield Zoo

Birthday for Dolphon Raised at Brookfield Zoo

10/22/2014: Brookfield Zoo celebrates an important milestone. Their dolphin calf that was hand reared at the zoo is... Watch »

5 hours ago
Court-Appointed Monitor Ordered for IDOT Hiring

Court-Appointed Monitor Ordered for IDOT Hiring

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a court-appointed monitor to review hiring problems at Watch »

5 hours ago
Sun Times Reporter Resigns, Criticizes Paper's Leadership and Bruce Rauner

Sun Times Reporter Resigns, Criticizes Paper's Leadership and...

The final straw, McKinney said, was the Sun Times' decision to reverse its three-year-old no endorsement policy and... Read »

6 hours ago
Coroner Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Indiana Victims

Coroner Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Indiana Victims

The Lake County coroner is asking for the public's help in identifying three women whose bodies were among... Watch »

6 hours ago
Search for More Victims Expands to Cook County

Search for More Victims Expands to Cook County

Cook County Sheriff’s officers were searching several abandoned homes in the southern suburbs of Chicago... Watch »

5 hours ago
Bruce Rauner's Braggy New Ad Touts All His Media Endorsements

Bruce Rauner's Braggy New Ad Touts All His Media Endorsements

Like a kid who gets a gold star from a really mean teacher, and then posts it on the fridge for his parents to... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Police: Vandals Wore CTA Clothing, Had CTA Keys

Police: Vandals Wore CTA Clothing, Had CTA Keys

Officials are investigating after two Chicago men, dressed in Chicago Transit Authority clothing and carrying... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Some Cary Students Held at School Due to Police Standoff

Some Cary Students Held at School Due to Police Standoff

Students of a northwest suburban subdivision are being held at school as a police standoff continues with a man who... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Suspected Serial Killer Charged in Second Death

Suspected Serial Killer Charged in Second Death

Darren Deon Vann, 43, was charged in the death of Anith Jones, a 35-year-old Merrillville resident whose body... Watch »

2 hours ago
Daily Dish: Wednesday's Political Headlines

Daily Dish: Wednesday's Political Headlines

10/22/14: NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has today's Chicago political headlines. Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Sergeant Recalls Run-In With Suspected Serial Killer

Sergeant Recalls Run-In With Suspected Serial Killer

10/22/14: Indiana Fraternal Order of Police Chairman Joe Hamer was a patrol officer with the Gary Police Department... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Ditka Criticizes Bears, Trestman for Rotating Captaincy

Ditka Criticizes Bears, Trestman for Rotating Captaincy

The Chicago Bears have been rotating captains this season, and former coach Mike Ditka thinks that is part of... Read »

Oct 22, 2014

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