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White Sox Routed 12-0 By Rangers
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White Sox Routed 12-0 By Rangers

Martin Perez pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout, Leonys Martin drove in four runs and the Texas Rangers routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 Friday night. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Cubs Snap Scoreless Streak, Still Lose

Cubs Snap Scoreless Streak, Still Lose

Jeff Samardzija has had a hard time finding run support this season. The same could be said for all Chicago... Read »

Apr 18, 2014

"Way of the Cross" Marches Through Pilsen

Christians around the world mark the start of Easter on Good Friday. Nesita Kwan reports. Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Cook County Issues 1,000th Same-Sex Marriage License

Cook County Issues 1,000th Same-Sex Marriage License

Clerk David Orr says he issued the marriage license in downtown Chicago on Friday to a gay couple from... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
SIU Student's Family Questions Mysterious Death

SIU Student's Family Questions Mysterious Death

The family of a Southern Illinois University student who died under mysterious circumstances are demanding... Watch »

2 hours ago
Restaurant Claims City Racial Bias With Licensing

Restaurant Claims City Racial Bias With Licensing

A River North restaurant says it was shut down one of its busiest nights, and claims it's being hassled by the city... Watch »

2 hours ago
Benny the Bull Stars in New Bud Light Ad

Benny the Bull Stars in New Bud Light Ad

The Bulls mascot is a featured character in Bud Light's new "Up For Whatever" commercial, designed to show... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Beyonce Shout-Out Boosts Chicago Bike Shop

Beyonce Shout-Out Boosts Chicago Bike Shop

Heritage Bicycle General Store has turned into huge Beyonce fans. Watch »

2 hours ago
Study: Rent in Chicago Too Pricey for Middle Class

Study: Rent in Chicago Too Pricey for Middle Class

For many American households, paying rent is a month-to-month challenge and a new report reveals that... Read »

2 hours ago
Lagunitas Fires Up First Batch of Chicago Brew

Lagunitas Fires Up First Batch of Chicago Brew

Laganitas bottled it's first batch of beer at its new Douglas Park facility Friday. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Surveillance Video Shows Woman Pinned by Pickup

Surveillance Video Shows Woman Pinned by Pickup

A crash sent a pickup careening into a storefront Friday afternoon in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the... Watch »

59 minutes ago
Flash Survey: Will the Blackhawks Beat the Blues?

Flash Survey: Will the Blackhawks Beat the Blues?

The Blackhawks on Thursday night dropped Game 1 of their series against the St. Louis Blues in triple overtime. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Man Charged With Punching, Kicking CTA Rider

Man Charged With Punching, Kicking CTA Rider

A Chicago man faces criminal charges in connection with the assault of a senior citizen on a Chicago... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
More Cops on Bikes Will Patrol High-Crime Areas

More Cops on Bikes Will Patrol High-Crime Areas

Effort is an expansion of the department's "Operation Impact" strategy that was launched last year. Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Blagojevich Campaign Account Donates Final Dollars

Blagojevich Campaign Account Donates Final Dollars

A federal campaign account for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is now empty, two years into... Read »

Apr 18, 2014

"Chicago Fire" Actor Needs Real-Life Rescue

Jesse Spencer and his parents were with a group of tourists in an elevator of the Illinois State Capitol when... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Quenneville Fined $25,000 for Gesture Toward Officials

Quenneville Fined $25,000 for Gesture Toward Officials

Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has a reputation for being demonstrative, and he certainly lived... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Police Search Home of Highway Shooting Suspect

Police Search Home of Highway Shooting Suspect

Police have arrested a male suspect in a string of random Kansas City-area highway shootings that have wounded three... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Hawks Miss Golden Chance to Grab Series Lead

Hawks Miss Golden Chance to Grab Series Lead

With several third period power plays, the Chicago Blackhawks had plenty of chances to win Game 1 over the St. Louis Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Around Illinois

Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Around Illinois

So far this year, there've been 65 cases reported across the state, mostly in Morgan and Sangamon counties. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
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