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Four Injured After Car Crashes Into Mariano's

Four Injured After Car Crashes Into Mariano's

The driver, a woman in her 80s, suffered minor injuries in accident. Read »

33 minutes ago
White Sox Top Orioles 4-3

White Sox Top Orioles 4-3

After the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Wednesday night, Nelson Cruz said he was more focused on... Read »

7 minutes ago
Jackie Robinson West to Face Mo'ne Davis, Philly

Jackie Robinson West to Face Mo'ne Davis, Philly

Winner of Thursday's game will play in U.S. title game. Watch »

22 minutes ago
Giants Rolls Past Cubs

Giants Rolls Past Cubs

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago... Read »

4 minutes ago
NU Professor Remembers Journalist Killed by Militants

NU Professor Remembers Journalist Killed by Militants

James Foley graduated from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism in 2008. Watch »

21 minutes ago
Rose on Sitting Out:

Rose on Sitting Out: "Just Trying to Protect Myself"

Bulls guard sits out exhibition game and two practices with Team USA. Read »

29 minutes ago
9-Year-Old Chicago Boy Shot, Killed

9-Year-Old Chicago Boy Shot, Killed

A boy was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in the South Side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. Watch »

31 minutes ago
No Photos: Parents Opt to Keep Babies Off Facebook

No Photos: Parents Opt to Keep Babies Off Facebook

Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones... Read »

6 hours ago
Rahm to Ed Kelly: Don't Feel Sorry for Me

Rahm to Ed Kelly: Don't Feel Sorry for Me

Memo to Ed Kelly: Rahm Emanuel doesn't want your pity. Read »

6 hours ago
Cubs' Rain-Shortened Victory Overturned

Cubs' Rain-Shortened Victory Overturned

Game to be continued Thursday after Giants' protest upheld. Read »

4 minutes ago
Watch: James Foley's 2011 Interview at Northwestern

Watch: James Foley's 2011 Interview at Northwestern

In this video, courtesy Northwestern University, James Foley speaks at Northwestern University in June 2011... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Valor Games Midwest Kick Off in Chicago

Valor Games Midwest Kick Off in Chicago

John Powell has dealt with many health challenges since he served in the Vietnam War, but he never lets that... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses

Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses

Chicago companies snagged 95 spots on the Inc. 5000 list of America‚Äôs fastest-growing private companies. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Rauner Agrees to Only 3 Debates

Rauner Agrees to Only 3 Debates

Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign released a list Wednesday of eight debates and forums ahead of Nov. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again

Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again

Hostess Brands announced Wednesday it has decided to close its Schiller Park bakery, less than two years after... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
At Least 10 People Hurt in South Shore Bus Crash

At Least 10 People Hurt in South Shore Bus Crash

At least ten people were injured in a CTA bus crash Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Bears Could Benefit from New Practice Squad Rules

Bears Could Benefit from New Practice Squad Rules

The NFL has announced that they will be expanding practice squads from eight to ten players this season, and... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Palmer to Back-Up Cutler Friday Night

Palmer to Back-Up Cutler Friday Night

The Chicago Bears are taking on the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Friday night, and it will... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Animal Control Helps Reunite Woman With

Animal Control Helps Reunite Woman With "Miracle Dog"

When two officials at a suburban animal control facility took in a beloved dog after a recently homeless... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Karen Lewis' Mayoral Committee Files With Board of Elections

Karen Lewis' Mayoral Committee Files With Board of Elections

Karen Lewis is one step closer to entering the race for Chicago mayor. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
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