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Pfleger Urges Archdiocese to Ban Guns in Church

Pfleger Urges Archdiocese to Ban Guns in Church

Father Michael Pfleger is urging the Archdiocese of Chicago to take a stronger stance on guns. Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Quinn Signs Law Expanding Cyberbullying Ban

Quinn Signs Law Expanding Cyberbullying Ban

Gov. Pat Quinn has extended the state's ban on student cyberbullying to include actions outside of school. Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Social Services Group Helps Chicago's Homeless

Social Services Group Helps Chicago's Homeless

8/1/2014: Renaissance Social Services is making a difference by helping homeless people get back on their feet. Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Rose on Bulls Tension:

Rose on Bulls Tension: "There's Nothing Going On"

Derrick Rose is down playing reports of a rift between his support team and Bulls brass. Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Lollapalooza 2014 Kicks Off in Grant Park

Lollapalooza 2014 Kicks Off in Grant Park

More than 300,000 people expected to pack Grant Park for annual music festival. Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
CEO

CEO "Stable" After Downtown Chicago High-Rise Shooting

After surgery to his head and abdomen, Steven LaVoie's family said the ArrowStream CEO continues to recover... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Rain Drenches Lollapalooza on First Day

Rain Drenches Lollapalooza on First Day

Lollapalooza could get wet and muddy-- again. Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Man Threatened Girlfriend, Coworkers With Gun: Police

Man Threatened Girlfriend, Coworkers With Gun: Police

A west suburban Woodstock man is facing felony charges after police say he battered his girlfriend and... Read »

Aug 1, 2014

Lollapalooza 2014 Opening Day

Lollapalooza celebrates its 10th anniversary in Grant Park this year. Here are pics of festival-goers heading to the... View »

Aug 1, 2014
Lollapalooza After-Parties Keep the Music Going

Lollapalooza After-Parties Keep the Music Going

Most veteran Lollapaloozians know that the real party starts when the festival closes each night. Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Trestman Discusses Defense After Impressive Friday

Trestman Discusses Defense After Impressive Friday

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman is known as an offensive guru, but after a strong showing by his defense... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Cubs CEO to Stage Fundraiser at Wrigley Field

Cubs CEO to Stage Fundraiser at Wrigley Field

It's a great day for a ... political fundraiser? Chicago Cubs CEO Tom Ricketts is using Wrigley Field to stage... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Bail Set For Driver Charged in Fatal Edgewater Crash

Bail Set For Driver Charged in Fatal Edgewater Crash

Vladimir Tsemekhman, 58, is charged with one count of reckless homide and several moving violations... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
3 Hurt in Mack Truck Roll-Over Crash on Dan Ryan

3 Hurt in Mack Truck Roll-Over Crash on Dan Ryan

Three lanes of the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway were blocked off at 47th Street Friday afternoon because of... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Judge: Girl in

Judge: Girl in "Slender Man" Case Not Fit for Trial

One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Ex-Bulls Player Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Abuse

Ex-Bulls Player Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Abuse

Former NBA player Rick Brunson has pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges. Read »

Aug 1, 2014
McCarthy Talks Crime Stats, Loop Shooting

McCarthy Talks Crime Stats, Loop Shooting

8/01/14: Police Supt. Garry McCarthy joined the NBC 5 NEWS TODAY on Friday to tout newly-released crime stats... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Aldermen Question McCarthy on Crime Statistics

Aldermen Question McCarthy on Crime Statistics

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy was on the hot seat Friday, answering questions before a City Council committee... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
How to Navigate Around Lollapalooza This Weekend

How to Navigate Around Lollapalooza This Weekend

This year’s Lollapalooza festival will have Chicago streets flowing with fans, but several streets in the South Loop... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Police Chase Ends in Shooting at Naval Base

Police Chase Ends in Shooting at Naval Base

A police chase that began in Highland Park late Thursday ended inside the gate of Naval Station Great Lakes, police... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
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