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Firefighters Battle Blaze in Evanston
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Firefighters Battle Blaze in Evanston

Firefighters battled a large blaze in suburban Evanston late Sunday afternoon. Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Antti Raanta

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Antti Raanta

The Chicago Blackhawks have Corey Crawford firmly established as their starting goaltender, but Antti Raanta showed... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Police Give CPS Students Back-to-School Haircuts

Police Give CPS Students Back-to-School Haircuts

Families made an unusual trip to the 6th District Police Station in Chicago Sunday—to get back-to-school haircuts. Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Quinn to Live on Minimum Wage for Week

Quinn to Live on Minimum Wage for Week

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is hoping to show first-hand what it's like to live on the state's minimum wage of $8.25 an... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Storms Could Dampen Labor Day Plans

Storms Could Dampen Labor Day Plans

Storms threaten to dampen Labor Day plans in the Chicago area Monday. Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
Report: Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg Wedding in St. Charles

Report: Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg Wedding in St. Charles

Despite several reports that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg would be saying their vows in New York this weekend,... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Man Dies After Being Beaten, Run Over in Little Village

Man Dies After Being Beaten, Run Over in Little Village

A 23-year-old man died after he was beaten and run over by a car in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Kendricks, Funchess Should Have Bears Taking Notice

Kendricks, Funchess Should Have Bears Taking Notice

The Chicago Bears won't know where they'll be picking in the 2015 NFL Draft for at least four months, but in... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview: AFC South

Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview: AFC South

The Indianapolis Colts are one of the top teams in the AFC, but can they fend off the hard charging Houston... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan

Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan

A 49-year-old man died after being rescued from Lake Michigan on Chicago's North Side Sunday morning, police said. Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Dunn Deal: White Sox Trade Adam Dunn to Athletics

Dunn Deal: White Sox Trade Adam Dunn to Athletics

The Oakland Athletics have acquired slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox, hoping to boost their lineup... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Cops: Homeless Man Beaten to Death in Chicago

Cops: Homeless Man Beaten to Death in Chicago

A homeless man in Chicago was beaten to death on the city’s Northwest Side Saturday night, police said. Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
2 Dead, 30 Wounded in Holiday Weekend Shootings

2 Dead, 30 Wounded in Holiday Weekend Shootings

At least two people have been killed and 30 others wounded in Chicago amid a long Labor Day weekend. Watch »

Aug 31, 2014

"Several Family Members" Found Dead in Suburban Home

Several family members were found dead in a home in west suburban Elmhurst Saturday, police said. Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
White Sox Trade Alejandro De Aza to Orioles

White Sox Trade Alejandro De Aza to Orioles

The AL East-leading Orioles have acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza in a trade with the Chicago White Sox. Read »

Aug 30, 2014
White Sox Honor JRW at U.S. Cellular Field

White Sox Honor JRW at U.S. Cellular Field

The celebration for the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars in Chicago continued this weekend as the little... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
Mourners Gather at Slain Chicago Boy's Funeral

Mourners Gather at Slain Chicago Boy's Funeral

Nine-year-old Antonio Smith would have been entering the fourth grade next week, but instead of talking about... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
Man Who Yelled at Judge Freed After Apology

Man Who Yelled at Judge Freed After Apology

An Urbana man sentenced to six months in jail for yelling profanities at a judge has been released early... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Former Indiana Teacher Asks Court to Toss Sex Conviction

Former Indiana Teacher Asks Court to Toss Sex Conviction

A former Hammond, Ind., teacher who pleaded guilty to possessing naked pictures of two students now claims... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Could Major Wright Make a Return to the Bears?

Could Major Wright Make a Return to the Bears?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut loose safety Major Wright on Saturday, and with M.D. Jennings likely out for... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
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