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House Won't Vote on Chicago Schools Pension Relief Bill

House Won't Vote on Chicago Schools Pension Relief Bill

The sponsor of a bill to give Chicago Public Schools a 40-day reprieve for making a $634 million pension payment says she won't call it for a vote. Read »

14 minutes ago
A Look Inside the Field Museum's Grateful Dead Exhibit

A Look Inside the Field Museum's Grateful Dead Exhibit

Take a peek inside the Grateful Dead exhibit at the Field Museum ahead of the band's highly anticipated Soldier... Watch »

2 hours ago
Willis Group Joins With Towers Watson in $18B Deal

Willis Group Joins With Towers Watson in $18B Deal

The insurer Willis Group Holdings PLC will tie up with Towers Watson in an all-stock deal valued at about $18... Read »

2 hours ago
How State Budget Cuts Could Affect Residents

How State Budget Cuts Could Affect Residents

The first state government shutdown in Illinois history looms as state lawmakers work to pass a budget before the... Read »

2 hours ago
Cupich Honors Cardinal George in Rome

Cupich Honors Cardinal George in Rome

Cupich and Chicago visitors gave a mass at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome. Watch »

3 hours ago
Scott Darling Gets Stanley Cup Pride Inked

Scott Darling Gets Stanley Cup Pride Inked

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling now has his Stanley Cup and Chicago pride in ink, and apparently the... Read »

3 hours ago
Police: Woman Killed on Chicago's West Side

Police: Woman Killed on Chicago's West Side

A woman was found dead early Tuesday in her West Garfield Park neighborhood apartment after her roommate posted... Read »

5 hours ago
Adorable Baby Sits in Stanley Cup at Evanston Hospital

Adorable Baby Sits in Stanley Cup at Evanston Hospital

A baby sits in the Stanley Cup during the Cup's visit to NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Evanston Hospital... Watch »

5 hours ago
Fourth of July Holiday Weekend Forecast

Fourth of July Holiday Weekend Forecast

The holiday weekend forecast for the Chicago area sounds almost too good to be true. Watch »

5 hours ago
Suit: Woman With Crohn’s Disease Denied Bathroom Access

Suit: Woman With Crohn’s Disease Denied Bathroom Access

A lawsuit has been filed against two Chicago-area businesses that allegedly denied bathroom access to a woman with... Read »

6 hours ago
Illinois Teacher Fired for Stepping on US Flag

Illinois Teacher Fired for Stepping on US Flag

An eastern Illinois teacher has been fired for stepping on a small U.S. flag during a lesson last month. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Mariano's Opens Largest Store Yet in Chicago Area

Mariano's Opens Largest Store Yet in Chicago Area

Mariano’s will open its largest store to date in the Chicago area Tuesday. Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
 Review Board Recommends Chicago Cop be Fired for Shooting

Review Board Recommends Chicago Cop be Fired for Shooting

The Independent Police Review Authority, the Chicago agency responsible for investigating allegations of police... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Police Respond to Barricade Situation in Albany Park

Police Respond to Barricade Situation in Albany Park

A barricade situation was reported early Tuesday in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood. Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Chicago Family Forced Out of Apartment by Bees

Chicago Family Forced Out of Apartment by Bees

A Chicago family says they are being forced out of their University Park apartment because of a bee infestation. Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Switch Project Could Mean Delays at Union Station

Switch Project Could Mean Delays at Union Station

Amtrak will begin a 40-day project to revamp switches on the south end of Union Station, and that could mean delays... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Archbishop Cupich Meets With Pope Francis

Archbishop Cupich Meets With Pope Francis

It was a special day for Archbishop Blase Cupich in Rome. Mary Ann Ahern reports. Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
United Airlines Passengers Held While Ill Passenger Checked

United Airlines Passengers Held While Ill Passenger Checked

Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Chicago were held on the plane for more than an hour after landing... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Ill. Government Shutdown Looms as Budget Deadline Nears

Ill. Government Shutdown Looms as Budget Deadline Nears

Time is running out for Illinois legislators to pass a budget before opening up the possibility of the first state... Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Singer Ana Popovic: Tour Van Stolen From Oak Forest Hotel

Singer Ana Popovic: Tour Van Stolen From Oak Forest Hotel

Singer and guitarist Ana Popovic's tour van was allegedly stolen from an Oak Forest hotel last week. Watch »

Jun 29, 2015

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