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Obama Only Calls on Female Reporters
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Obama Only Calls on Female Reporters

There was a lot said at President Barack Obama’s annual year-end press conference, but it was who he spoke to during the conference that had people talking. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Stores Offer Non-Stop Hours for Late Xmas Shoppers

Stores Offer Non-Stop Hours for Late Xmas Shoppers

With just six shopping days left until Christmas, stores are offering extended hours and good deals for last-minute... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Archdiocese of Chicago Superintendent Steps Down

Archdiocese of Chicago Superintendent Steps Down

The largest Catholic school system in the country will soon see a changing of the guard – Sister Mary Paul... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Suburban Brothers Arrested for Child Pornography

Suburban Brothers Arrested for Child Pornography

Two southwest suburban brothers were arrested Friday and charged with possessing child pornography. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Bears Prepare for Final Home Game of the Season

Bears Prepare for Final Home Game of the Season

The Chicago Bears are set to take on the Detroit Lions Sunday at Soldier Field. Peggy Kusinski reports. Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Blackhawks' Debut Toews ASG Campaign Video

Blackhawks' Debut Toews ASG Campaign Video

Have you felt a hole in your life that only Chicago Blackhawks players acting out a bad 1980's exercise video could... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Waukegan Woman Files to Trademark

Waukegan Woman Files to Trademark "I Can't Breathe"

A Waukegan woman has filed an application to trademark Eric Garner’s dying words, “I can’t breathe.” Watch »

Dec 19, 2014

"Family Man" Shot While Washing Dishes

More than a week after a 44-year-old man was shot in the chest while washing dishes inside his south suburban home... Read »

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Two Charged With Stealing Salvation Army Bucket

Two Charged With Stealing Salvation Army Bucket

Kavin Gipson and Roosevelt Huddleston were charged with theft for stealing a Salvation Army bucket outside of a... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Sugarland, Others Agree to $39M Settlement for Stage Collapse

Sugarland, Others Agree to $39M Settlement for Stage Collapse

The country duo Sugarland along with the concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Indiana Officer Asked to Stop Selling

Indiana Officer Asked to Stop Selling "Breathe Easy" Shirts

Some officials in the Indiana city of South Bend have called on a police officer to stop selling T-shirts that make... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Kirk Plans to Host Screening of

Kirk Plans to Host Screening of "The Interview"

Sen. Mark Kirk said in a recent interview he hopes to have his first big re-election fundraiser at a screening of... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Keith, Crawford to Return vs. Blue Jackets

Keith, Crawford to Return vs. Blue Jackets

The Chicago Blackhawks will get two of their most important players back on Saturday night, as Corey Crawford... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Quinn Appoints Stermer as Topinka Replacement

Quinn Appoints Stermer as Topinka Replacement

Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday afternoon named Jerry Stermer to replace late Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Kenya's athletics federation says marathon runner Rita Jeptoo's "B'' sample has tested positive, confirming an... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Willie Wilson Says Rahm Challenged His Own Signature on Petition

Willie Wilson Says Rahm Challenged His Own Signature on Petition

The mayoral candidate revealed "bombshell documents" that he said proved the mayor's tactics to keep him... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Big Toy Donation Made to Sanctuary Church

Big Toy Donation Made to Sanctuary Church

A Chicago church earlier this week was far behind in reaching goals set in their toy drive. Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Analysis: Eateries With Most Failed Inspections

Analysis: Eateries With Most Failed Inspections

Nearly 50 licensed Chicago restaurants failed their health inspections at least three times each this year, a review... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Convicted Killer, Gang Member Released After Testimony

Convicted Killer, Gang Member Released After Testimony

A former Chicago gang member once convicted of murder and sentenced to death has been released from prison after... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
CDC: Don't Eat Prepackaged Caramel Apples

CDC: Don't Eat Prepackaged Caramel Apples

Health officials on Friday said prepackaged caramel apples have been linked to five deaths and more than two dozen... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014

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