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Rapper Travi$ Scott Arrested at Lollapalooza
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Rapper Travi$ Scott Arrested at Lollapalooza

Texas rapper Travi$ Scott was arrested at Lollapalooza for telling fans to jump the barricades and storm the stage. Read »

4 hours ago
Police Investigate Aurora Township Home Invasion

Police Investigate Aurora Township Home Invasion

Authorities are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Saturday in west suburban Aurora Township. Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Chicago Preliminary Budget Estimate Shows Huge Shortfall

Chicago Preliminary Budget Estimate Shows Huge Shortfall

A preliminary budget released by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel shows a gaping budget shortfall for 2016 that could grow... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Lawsuit Filed in 2014 Lollapalooza Biting Attack

Lawsuit Filed in 2014 Lollapalooza Biting Attack

Just as this year’s Lollapalooza music festival kicked off this weekend, a man who claims he was bit by an... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
At Least 27 Lollapalooza Festival-Goers Hospitalized

At Least 27 Lollapalooza Festival-Goers Hospitalized

At least 27 people were sent to hospitals on Day One of Lollapalooza due to alcohol- and heat-related causes. Watch »

6 hours ago

Your 2015 Lollapalooza Photos

Viewers sent us their photos from Lollapalooza 2015, featuring Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + the Machine and... View »

Aug 1, 2015
$250K Bond for Man Charged With Kidnapping Girlfriend

$250K Bond for Man Charged With Kidnapping Girlfriend

Bond was set at $250,000 for a north suburban man charged with using a hammer to force his girlfriend into a car and... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Geneva Man Gets 30 Years for Strangling Wife

Geneva Man Gets 30 Years for Strangling Wife

A west suburban man who strangled his wife in a jealous rage and then dragged her body to nearby railroad tracks to... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Hastert Closes PAC, Moves $10,000 to Defense Fund

Hastert Closes PAC, Moves $10,000 to Defense Fund

Federal election records indicate that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has closed his political action... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Kyle Long Rides in Style on New Tricycle at Bears Camp

Kyle Long Rides in Style on New Tricycle at Bears Camp

Chicago Bears training camp has a parking lot full of expensive sports cars, but Kyle Long has found his own unique... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Bears Training Camp News and Notes: Day Three

Bears Training Camp News and Notes: Day Three

Day three of training camp is in the books for the Chicago Bears, and we have a recap of all the happenings in... Read »

Aug 1, 2015

Your Blue Moon Photos

A rare blue moon appeared in the night sky on July 31. View »

Aug 1, 2015
Long, Bushrod Limited in Bears' First Padded Practice

Long, Bushrod Limited in Bears' First Padded Practice

The Chicago Bears' offensive line had a couple of absences to deal with during Saturday's training camp practice, as... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Man Charged With Stealing Suitcase of Wigs From O'Hare

Man Charged With Stealing Suitcase of Wigs From O'Hare

A Chicago man faces a felony charge after he allegedly stole a suitcase full of human hair wigs for cancer patients... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Chicago Man Completes Stunning 4-Month Fitness Challenge

Chicago Man Completes Stunning 4-Month Fitness Challenge

When Chicago documentary-maker Kenneth Yoder first began his fitness transformation on the cusp of his 40th... Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
Firefighter Critically Injured in Bridgeport Blaze

Firefighter Critically Injured in Bridgeport Blaze

A Chicago firefighter was critically injured while battling a fire in the Bridgeport neighborhood Saturday morning. Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Man Charged After Bomb Scare Near Obama's Kenwood Home

Man Charged After Bomb Scare Near Obama's Kenwood Home

A man was ordered held on a $250,000 bond Friday after police said he left a suspicious backpack a block away from... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Search Continues for Woman Missing After Swim With Friends

Search Continues for Woman Missing After Swim With Friends

A 20-year-old suburban woman is missing after disappearing underwater Friday evening while she and her friends went... Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
Suburban Family Dog Dead After Vicious Park Attack

Suburban Family Dog Dead After Vicious Park Attack

A north suburban dog owner has been cited after their dog viciously attacked a family’s Yorkshire terrier, according... Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
Trooper in Sandra Bland Arrest Previously Disciplined

Trooper in Sandra Bland Arrest Previously Disciplined

The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned... Read »

Jul 31, 2015

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