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Man Rescued from North Avenue Beach

Man Rescued from North Avenue Beach

A man was pulled out of the water at North Avenue Beach after jumping in the water in a suicide attempt, police said. Read »

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Arlington Heights Native to Play Backup Quarterback in Super Bowl

Arlington Heights Native to Play Backup Quarterback in Super Bowl

Jimmy Garappolo, of Arlington Heights, will play backup for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in Super Bowl... Watch »

Jan 31, 2015
Police Warn Residents after Series of Robberies in Austin

Police Warn Residents after Series of Robberies in Austin

A series of robberies occurred in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago's West Side recently in which the offender... Read »

Jan 31, 2015
Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Chef instructor John Abels of Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago provides recipes for healthy Super Bowl snacks. Watch »

Jan 31, 2015
Illinois Basketball Museum Set for 2016 Opening in Pontiac

Illinois Basketball Museum Set for 2016 Opening in Pontiac

The museum will house offices and the Hall of Fame for the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. Read »

Jan 31, 2015
Storm Warning Upgrades to Blizzard

Storm Warning Upgrades to Blizzard

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for all counties in the Chicago area beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday and lasting Read »

1 minute ago
Man Found Dead at Rollover Crash on Far South Side

Man Found Dead at Rollover Crash on Far South Side

A man was found dead early Saturday after he lost control of his truck and it flipped over in the Morgan Park... Read »

Jan 31, 2015
Autopsy Inconclusive for 6-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Bathtub

Autopsy Inconclusive for 6-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Bathtub

A 6-year-old girl was found dead in a bathtub in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side Friday... Read »

Jan 31, 2015
Friends, Family Remember Ernie Banks at Memorial

Friends, Family Remember Ernie Banks at Memorial

Ernie Banks' memorial and procession was held Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church. The famed Cubs legend died... Watch »

Jan 31, 2015
Man Arrested With More Than $6M of Drugs

Man Arrested With More Than $6M of Drugs

Juan Vazquez, 28, was pulled over for a traffic violation when police found $6.75 million worth of cocaine inside... Read »

Jan 31, 2015
Kane's Two Goals Lead Blackhawks Past Ducks 4-1

Kane's Two Goals Lead Blackhawks Past Ducks 4-1

The Anaheim Ducks came into Friday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks looking for a statement win, but the Hawks... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Fremd High School Senior Charged With Sending Explicit Email

Fremd High School Senior Charged With Sending Explicit Email

An 18-year-old Fremd High School senior was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor Friday for sending an explicit... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Cardinal George: Doctors Have

Cardinal George: Doctors Have "Run Out of Tricks" For Him

Retired Cardinal Francis George says his doctors have run out of options for his cancer treatment and he's exploring... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Girlfriend of Man Fatally Shot by Police in 2013 Files Lawsuit

Girlfriend of Man Fatally Shot by Police in 2013 Files Lawsuit

A woman who says she was inside an SUV with a man when he was fatally shot by a Chicago Police officer in south... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Cicero Orders Church to Close Due to Safety Violations

Cicero Orders Church to Close Due to Safety Violations

The Town of Cicero ordered a church closed immediately Thursday for allegedly ignoring life-threatening physical... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Gov. Rauner: Quinn to Blame for Medical Marijuana Mess

Gov. Rauner: Quinn to Blame for Medical Marijuana Mess

Governor Bruce Rauner fired his strongest salvo yet Friday, over Pat Quinn’s failure to launch medical marijuana in... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Blackhawks Looking for Signature Win vs. Ducks

Blackhawks Looking for Signature Win vs. Ducks

The Chicago Blackhawks are currently 0-for-Southern California on this road trip, but they'll look to change that... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Man Driving Mock Squad Car Charged With Impersonating Police

Man Driving Mock Squad Car Charged With Impersonating Police

A southwest suburban man was charged with impersonating a police officer after actual law enforcement officials saw... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
CEO Behind Biggest Fraud in Chicago Court History Gets 14 Years

CEO Behind Biggest Fraud in Chicago Court History Gets 14 Years

A north suburban financier behind the biggest fraud case ever prosecuted in Chicago has been sentenced to 14 years... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Worker Fatally Injured at Gold Coast Construction Site

Worker Fatally Injured at Gold Coast Construction Site

A worker was killed Friday afternoon in an apparent mishap at a construction site in the Gold Coast neighborhood. Watch »

Jan 30, 2015

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