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Surveillance Video Released in Northbrook Smash-and-Grab
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Surveillance Video Released in Northbrook Smash-and-Grab

Police released surveillance video Tuesday after burglars crashed a car into the Louis Vuitton store at Northbrook Court mall last week. Watch »

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Tips to Avoid Black Friday Shopping Scams

Tips to Avoid Black Friday Shopping Scams

With many retailers planning to start Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on Thanksgiving Day, some even sooner, the... Read »

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Suburban Man Killed After Towing Mishap on NW Side

Suburban Man Killed After Towing Mishap on NW Side

An Oak Forest man died Monday after he became pinned between two vehicles in a towing mishap on the Northwest Side. Read »

2 hours ago
White Sox Announce Deal With Adam LaRoche

White Sox Announce Deal With Adam LaRoche

When Adam LaRoche was a kid, he used to hang with his father at old Comiskey Park when Dave was a coach with the... Read »

2 hours ago
Cold-Related Deaths Reported in Cook County

Cold-Related Deaths Reported in Cook County

Two people, a northwest suburban man and a North Lawndale woman, died this week in Cook County at least in part... Read »

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Obama Addresses Hecklers During Chicago Speech

Obama Addresses Hecklers During Chicago Speech

President Barack Obama took on a group of hecklers during his speech on immigration in Chicago Tuesday. Watch »

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Obama Has "No Sympathy" for Violent Ferguson Protesters

President Barack Obama once again addressed a grand jury’s decision to not indict the Ferguson police officer who... Watch »

2 hours ago
Chicago Area Braces For Frigid Thanksgiving

Chicago Area Braces For Frigid Thanksgiving

While the East Coast braces for a travel-busting snowstorm leading up to Thanksgiving, the Chicago area will see... Watch »

4 hours ago
Officials Warn of Spike in Influenza-Like Illness in Cook County

Officials Warn of Spike in Influenza-Like Illness in Cook County

Cook County officials warned residents Tuesday about a spike in reports of influenza-like illness in the area. Read »

6 hours ago
Kane, Toews Among Leaders in NHL All-Star Voting

Kane, Toews Among Leaders in NHL All-Star Voting

Chicago Blackhawks forwards Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are among the top-six vote-getters during the first week... Read »

6 hours ago
Lawsuit Filed Against Airline After Plane Crashes Into Home

Lawsuit Filed Against Airline After Plane Crashes Into Home

A Chicago law firm has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an elderly couple whose home was damaged when a plane crashed... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Chicago Lights 101st Annual Christmas Tree

Chicago Lights 101st Annual Christmas Tree

The city unveils its official Christmas tree Tuesday evening at its 101st Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Watch »

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Officials Determine Cause of Chicago Building Collapse

Officials Determine Cause of Chicago Building Collapse

A buildup of natural gas caused a three-story apartment building to collapse Sunday night on Chicago's South Side... Watch »

Nov 25, 2014
NTSB Releases Report on Plane Crash Near Midway

NTSB Releases Report on Plane Crash Near Midway

About two minutes after taking off, a pilot told the Midway Airport control tower he was having trouble with the... Watch »

Nov 25, 2014
Judge to City: Don't Touch Lucas Museum Site Yet

Judge to City: Don't Touch Lucas Museum Site Yet

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the city not to physically alter the proposed site of the George Lucas Museum... Watch »

Nov 25, 2014
Illinois Suspends Ebola Hotline as Interest Fades

Illinois Suspends Ebola Hotline as Interest Fades

Illinois health officials have suspended a telephone hotline about the Ebola virus because the number of calls to it... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Blackhawks 4th-Most Valuable NHL Team

Blackhawks 4th-Most Valuable NHL Team

The Chicago Blackhawks may not have won the Stanley Cup in 2014, but their franchise's valuation is still on the... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
First Quarter Report: Three Impressions of 2014-15 Blackhawks

First Quarter Report: Three Impressions of 2014-15 Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks are a quarter of the way through their season, and there are three impressions that fans... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Rauner on Illinois Pensions: 'Don't Change History'

Rauner on Illinois Pensions: 'Don't Change History'

Gov.-Elect Bruce Rauner changed his tune to defend retired state employee's pensions on Monday, remarking that it's... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Mayor: FBI Still Investigating Hammond Stun Gun Case

Mayor: FBI Still Investigating Hammond Stun Gun Case

The mayor of Hammond, Ind. issued a clarification Tuesday saying FBI officials have not closed their investigation... Watch »

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