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EEOC: Bank of America Fired Worker Because He Was Blind
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EEOC: Bank of America Fired Worker Because He Was Blind

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged that Bank of America failed to accommodate a visually impaired worker and instead terminated his job. Read »

9 minutes ago
Man Charged in 20-Year-Old Murder Case

Man Charged in 20-Year-Old Murder Case

David Ramirez-Martinez, of Boulder, Colo., was charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a woman in... Read »

36 minutes ago
Northwestern Says Stolen Laptop Contained Patient Data

Northwestern Says Stolen Laptop Contained Patient Data

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare is warning patients that a laptop stolen from an employee's car may have contained... Read »

3 hours ago
Funeral Held Today for 15-Year-Old Demario Bailey

Funeral Held Today for 15-Year-Old Demario Bailey

A funeral is being held Saturday morning for 15-year-old Demario Bailey, who was shot to death during an attempted... Read »

4 hours ago
Police Investigate Robbery Near Mayor's Home

Police Investigate Robbery Near Mayor's Home

The mayor's son reported the robbery, police said. Read »

2 minutes ago
Police Warn of Garage Burglaries on Northwest Side

Police Warn of Garage Burglaries on Northwest Side

Several recent garage burglaries in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side have been reported. Read »

6 hours ago
Megabus Departing Chicago Crashes in Indiana

Megabus Departing Chicago Crashes in Indiana

The bus crashed on Interstate 65 in southern Indiana Saturday morning, leaving some passengers injured. Read »

3 hours ago
Obama Only Calls on Female Reporters

Obama Only Calls on Female Reporters

There was a lot said at President Barack Obama’s annual year-end press conference, but it was who he spoke to during... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Stores Offer Non-Stop Hours for Late Xmas Shoppers

Stores Offer Non-Stop Hours for Late Xmas Shoppers

With just six shopping days left until Christmas, stores are offering extended hours and good deals for last-minute... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Archdiocese of Chicago Superintendent Steps Down

Archdiocese of Chicago Superintendent Steps Down

The largest Catholic school system in the country will soon see a changing of the guard – Sister Mary Paul... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Suburban Brothers Arrested for Child Pornography

Suburban Brothers Arrested for Child Pornography

Two southwest suburban brothers were arrested Friday and charged with possessing child pornography. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Bears Prepare for Final Home Game of the Season

Bears Prepare for Final Home Game of the Season

The Chicago Bears are set to take on the Detroit Lions Sunday at Soldier Field. Peggy Kusinski reports. Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Blackhawks' Debut Toews ASG Campaign Video

Blackhawks' Debut Toews ASG Campaign Video

Have you felt a hole in your life that only Chicago Blackhawks players acting out a bad 1980's exercise video could... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Waukegan Woman Files to Trademark

Waukegan Woman Files to Trademark "I Can't Breathe"

A Waukegan woman has filed an application to trademark Eric Garner’s dying words, “I can’t breathe.” Watch »

Dec 19, 2014

"Family Man" Shot While Washing Dishes

More than a week after a 44-year-old man was shot in the chest while washing dishes inside his south suburban home... Read »

4 hours ago
Two Charged With Stealing Salvation Army Bucket

Two Charged With Stealing Salvation Army Bucket

Kavin Gipson and Roosevelt Huddleston were charged with theft for stealing a Salvation Army bucket outside of a... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Sugarland, Others Agree to $39M Settlement for Stage Collapse

Sugarland, Others Agree to $39M Settlement for Stage Collapse

The country duo Sugarland along with the concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Indiana Officer Asked to Stop Selling

Indiana Officer Asked to Stop Selling "Breathe Easy" Shirts

Some officials in the Indiana city of South Bend have called on a police officer to stop selling T-shirts that make... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Kirk Plans to Host Screening of

Kirk Plans to Host Screening of "The Interview"

Sen. Mark Kirk said in a recent interview he hopes to have his first big re-election fundraiser at a screening of... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Keith, Crawford to Return vs. Blue Jackets

Keith, Crawford to Return vs. Blue Jackets

The Chicago Blackhawks will get two of their most important players back on Saturday night, as Corey Crawford... Read »

Dec 19, 2014

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