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Illinois Governor Race: Quinn-Rauner Spending Could Surpass $100 Million
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Illinois Governor Race: Quinn-Rauner Spending Could Surpass $100...

Spending in the already-expensive, uber-competitive Illinois governor's race could exceed an unprecedented $100 million, with cash from labor and business interests flowing into the war chests of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and his Republican rival Bruce Rauner. Read »

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Michelle Obama to Continue Campaigning in Illinois

Michelle Obama to Continue Campaigning in Illinois

Michelle Obama will fly home to her native Illinois this weekend to campaign for Democrats at a rally in the eastern... Read »

4 minutes ago
Opinion: Will Karen Be A Kingmaker?

Opinion: Will Karen Be A Kingmaker?

No political endorsement in Chicago politics today could carry as much real and symbolic weight as one might from... Read »

15 minutes ago
K-9 Heroes Helped Find Girl's Killer

K-9 Heroes Helped Find Girl's Killer

10/27/14: The mother of murdered teen Kelli O'Lauchlin, Brenda, meets the team of bloodhounds that helped find clues... Watch »

22 minutes ago
Suburban Teen’s Bionic Arm Found at Restaurant

Suburban Teen’s Bionic Arm Found at Restaurant

A 16-year-old west suburban boy’s bionic arm was stolen from his family’s convertible while he was at a class on... Watch »

3 minutes ago
Inmate Ordered Freed in Landmark Illinois Case

Inmate Ordered Freed in Landmark Illinois Case

A Cook County judge has ordered the release of a prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a 1982... Read »

2 hours ago
Horrific Halloween: Frightening Weather Expected Friday

Horrific Halloween: Frightening Weather Expected Friday

Looks like Mother Nature still has a trick up her sleeve for Halloween. Watch »

2 hours ago
Saturday: Second Round of MediPot Applications Accepted

Saturday: Second Round of MediPot Applications Accepted

Aspiring medical marijuana patients whose last names start with M through Z can soon apply to the Illinois... Read »

4 hours ago
Illinois Youth Pastor Charged in Child Porn Case

Illinois Youth Pastor Charged in Child Porn Case

A former youth pastor already charged with sexually assaulting a child has been indicted on child pornography... Read »

4 hours ago
Durbin, Oberweis Spar in Final Debate

Durbin, Oberweis Spar in Final Debate

The tone of the final televised debate between Illinois' U.S. Senate candidates was feisty, with quips about... Read »

5 hours ago
Teen Critically Wounded After Being Shot by Police

Teen Critically Wounded After Being Shot by Police

Chicago police officers said they had no choice but to shoot a teenager after shots were fired at them late... Watch »

5 hours ago
Tentative Deal Reached in Waukegan Teacher Strike

Tentative Deal Reached in Waukegan Teacher Strike

Teachers are scheduled to vote on the proposal at 11 a.m. Thursday. Watch »

5 hours ago
Gasol, Bulls Blow Out Knicks in Rose's Return

Gasol, Bulls Blow Out Knicks in Rose's Return

Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut, Derrick Rose scored 13 points after missing most of... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Journalist Returning From Liberia Being Monitored in Chicago

Journalist Returning From Liberia Being Monitored in Chicago

A freelance journalist reporting in Liberia returned to Chicago nine days ago, but he says it wasn’t until he did a... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Nurse Prepares to Travel to Help Ebola Patients

Nurse Prepares to Travel to Help Ebola Patients

A nurse from the South Side of Chicago is preparing to travel to West Africa to treat Ebola patients. Watch »

5 hours ago
Libertarian Candidate Has High Hopes in Governor's Race

Libertarian Candidate Has High Hopes in Governor's Race

Do you know the name Chad Grimm? What happens to him on election night could help decide the next governor of... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Payment Delay Sparks Battle Over Cattle

Payment Delay Sparks Battle Over Cattle

Nursing a herd of sick cattle back to health is proving costly for a Will County animal rescue group, especially... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Buzz Kill? Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe

Buzz Kill? Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe

Fireball has been recalled in Finland, Sweden and Norway for excessive amounts of an ingredient allowable for... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Illinois Governor Showdown: Rauner Touts Wife Diana; Pro-Quinn Ad Breathes Fire

Illinois Governor Showdown: Rauner Touts Wife Diana; Pro-Quinn Ad...

With a week to go 'til Election Day, GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner is spending more ad dollars on his... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Boil Order Issued in Park Forest

Boil Order Issued in Park Forest

Some residents of south suburban Park Forest are being asked to boil their water following a water main break... Read »

Oct 29, 2014

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