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Wallenda Says Biggest Challenge is Overcoming Fear

Wallenda Says Biggest Challenge is Overcoming Fear

Nik Wallenda spent time in Chicago Thursday, 600 feet below his precarious position set for Sunday. Watch »

2 hours ago
Family: Latest MRI Shows

Family: Latest MRI Shows "Dainty Warrior" Cancer-Free

The mother of a 4-year-old Chicago girl known as the “Dainty Warrior” says her daughter's latest MRI... Watch »

2 hours ago
Blackhawks Beat Senators 5-4

Blackhawks Beat Senators 5-4

The Chicago Blackhawks struggled at times, but Patrick Sharp's shootout goal and Marian Hossa's 1000th career point... Read »

3 hours ago
Years After Helmet Safety Study, School Equipment Still Mixed

Years After Helmet Safety Study, School Equipment Still Mixed

It’s a hallmark of autumn in America: high school football, played under Friday-night lights on crisp fall evenings,... Read »

2 hours ago
Michael Jordan Takes Shot at Obama's Golf Game

Michael Jordan Takes Shot at Obama's Golf Game

Michael Jordan took a shot at President Barack Obama’s golf game in a recent interview. Read »

2 hours ago
Street Closures Set for Wallenda's High-Rise Walk

Street Closures Set for Wallenda's High-Rise Walk

Several Chicago streets are closing this week in advance of the highest skyscraper walk in Flying Wallenda history. Watch »

5 hours ago
Cupich Talks Move to Chicago, Addresses Controversies

Cupich Talks Move to Chicago, Addresses Controversies

Archbishop Blasé Cupich is wrapping up his time in Spokane Washington and will be moving to Chicago in less... Watch »

2 hours ago
An

An "Oasis From Crime"

The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is located in the West Pullman community. Watch »

6 hours ago
Boil Order Expanded in Park Forest

Boil Order Expanded in Park Forest

A boil order issued after a water main broke Wednesday has now been expanded to include all of south suburban... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
South Suburban Airport Project Gaining Steam in Illinois

South Suburban Airport Project Gaining Steam in Illinois

While you were not looking, the state of Illinois gobbled up more land for a controversial airport project more than... Watch »

2 hours ago
Chicago Named Among Top Cities for Trick-or-Treating

Chicago Named Among Top Cities for Trick-or-Treating

This is no trick. Chicago is one of the best cities for scoring Halloween treats this year, according to a... Read »

2 hours ago
Survey Ranks Best Outlet Stores to Shop

Survey Ranks Best Outlet Stores to Shop

Bargain hunters know how to search for the best possible price on the items they want, and with so many... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Man Attacks Cook County Judge in Courtroom: Officials

Man Attacks Cook County Judge in Courtroom: Officials

A man who appeared in Cook County Court Thursday morning on aggravated battery charges attacked the judge after his... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Shake Shack Opens First Chicago Location Next Week

Shake Shack Opens First Chicago Location Next Week

New York-based Shake Shack, as famous for its lines and web cam as its burgers and shakes, has a Chicago... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Early Voting in Suburban Cook County Surpasses 2010 Numbers

Early Voting in Suburban Cook County Surpasses 2010 Numbers

As of Tuesday evening, a total of 372,779 voters in Illinois had already cast early ballots, on pace to shatter the... Watch »

5 hours ago
Bomb Threat Leads to Closure of Federal Building

Bomb Threat Leads to Closure of Federal Building

U.S. Marshals have evacuated some floors of a federal building and sealed off the surrounding area following a bomb... Watch »

5 hours ago
Illinois Governor Race: Quinn-Rauner Spending Could Surpass $100 Million

Illinois Governor Race: Quinn-Rauner Spending Could Surpass...

Spending in the already-expensive, uber-competitive Illinois governor's race could exceed an unprecedented... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
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 »

Oct 30, 2014
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... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
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 »

Oct 30, 2014

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