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New Boss to Take Over CTA

New Boss to Take Over CTA

Mayor Emanuel will tap transit veteran Dorval Carter to become the new Chicago Transit Agency President. Read »

18 minutes ago
Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash

Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash

A watch designed in Chicago and supported through crowdfunding remains a work in progress that has run out of cash... Watch »

May 4, 2015
 2015 James Beard Culinary Awards: List of Winners

2015 James Beard Culinary Awards: List of Winners

The James Beard Foundation Awards and Gala Reception made their way to Chicago Monday, marking the first time the... Watch »

May 5, 2015
Cardinals Rally to Beat Cubs

Cardinals Rally to Beat Cubs

St. Louis 10, Chicago 9 Read »

May 4, 2015
First Baby Snow Monkey Born at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Newest Habitat

First Baby Snow Monkey Born at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Newest Habitat

Lincoln Park Zoo’s new snow monkey exhibit just opened in April, and it’s population has already grown by one. Read »

May 4, 2015
Police: Two Shot Outside Albany Park Funeral Home

Police: Two Shot Outside Albany Park Funeral Home

A third person suffered an asthma attack, police said. Read »

May 4, 2015
Bulls Beat Cavs in Game 1

Bulls Beat Cavs in Game 1

Chicago 99, Cleveland 92 Read »

May 4, 2015
Toews Nominated for Messier Leadership Award

Toews Nominated for Messier Leadership Award

Chicago Blackhawks' captain Jonathan Toews was nominated for the Mark Messier Leadership Award for the third consec... Read »

May 4, 2015
Madigan Sues Companies for Student Loan Scams

Madigan Sues Companies for Student Loan Scams

Madigan said the companies violate an Illinois law that bans charging upfront fees for debt settlement services. Watch »

May 4, 2015
Rauner

Rauner "Open" to Considering Chicago Casino

Illinois has turned to gambling as a way to boost revenue in the past, but attempts to increase casinos failed when... Watch »

May 4, 2015
Special Olympics Chicago Spring Games Held This Week

Special Olympics Chicago Spring Games Held This Week

More than 3,500 athletes will compete in more than 25 track and field events. Watch »

May 4, 2015
Lake County Officials Warn of Spike in Deer Ticks

Lake County Officials Warn of Spike in Deer Ticks

Deer ticks may carry lyme disease. NBC Chicago's Anthony Ponce reports. Watch »

May 4, 2015
Police Seek Man Who Vanished After Watching Blackhawks Game

Police Seek Man Who Vanished After Watching Blackhawks Game

Michael Hernandez was last seen wearing a black coat, blue jeans and a Blackhawks cap at the Safe House Bar and... Watch »

May 4, 2015
Infant Injured When Brick Thrown Through Chicago Window

Infant Injured When Brick Thrown Through Chicago Window

A 7-month-old baby girl was injured Sunday when she was hit by a brick that was thrown through the window of a home... Watch »

May 4, 2015

"Kid Cop" Impersonator Accused of Faking It Again

A Chicago man who has been in trouble in the past for impersonating a cop is accused of doing it again. And this... Watch »

May 4, 2015
Storms Possible Before Temps Rebound Into 80s

Storms Possible Before Temps Rebound Into 80s

The Chicago area is in store for a week of roller-coaster weather. Watch »

May 4, 2015
Divvy Rolls Out Blackhawks Bikes Social Media Contest

Divvy Rolls Out Blackhawks Bikes Social Media Contest

Chicago’s five-time Stanley Cup winning team is partnering with the bike-sharing service for a social media campaign... Watch »

May 4, 2015
Spike Lee's

Spike Lee's "Chiraq" Holds Open Casting Call

An open casting call in search of extras for Lee’s already controversial film “Chiraq” will be held Saturday from 10... Watch »

May 4, 2015
10 Things to Know About The Lucas Museum

10 Things to Know About The Lucas Museum

In honor of national Star Wars Day Monday, here are 10 things to know about the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art impos... Read »

May 4, 2015
Six Flags' Goliath Breaks 3 World Records

Six Flags' Goliath Breaks 3 World Records

It’s official – the massive Goliath roller coaster at Six Flags Great America is the tallest, steepest and fastest... Read »

May 4, 2015

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