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Cops Escort Girls Without Dads to Dance
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Cops Escort Girls Without Dads to Dance

Dozens of girls being raised by without fathers weren't left out Friday night when the Chicago Police Department held it's first-ever event. Read »

53 minutes ago
Dems Give No Hint of Compromise with Rauner on Budget

Dems Give No Hint of Compromise with Rauner on Budget

Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposals would impose term limits on lawmakers, freeze property taxes and tweak workers'... Watch »

55 minutes ago
Samardzija Dominates in Sox Win Over Twins

Samardzija Dominates in Sox Win Over Twins

Chicago 3, Minnesota 2 Read »

59 minutes ago
Illinois Sailor Dies Overseas

Illinois Sailor Dies Overseas

Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan D. Burris, 24, of Lisle, died in Abu Dhabi, UAE, of a non-combat related incident. Read »

3 hours ago
4-Year-Old Among Two Shot on South Side

4-Year-Old Among Two Shot on South Side

Shots fired on evening when residents, faith leaders gather at events to promote peaceful summer. Watch »

27 minutes ago
Suburban Robbery Similar to Chicago Knife Incidents

Suburban Robbery Similar to Chicago Knife Incidents

A robbery involving a knife in suburban Elmwood Park may be connected to a string of similar incidents in Chicago in... Watch »

4 hours ago
911 Call Leads to Rescued Ducklings

911 Call Leads to Rescued Ducklings

Passerby called authorities after she said she saw the mother duck acting strangely. Watch »

5 hours ago
Student Makes Prom Dress of Skittles

Student Makes Prom Dress of Skittles

Cristal Garcia, 18, answered a challenge by Candyality. Watch »

5 hours ago
Prisons Director Resigns After Two Months on Job

Prisons Director Resigns After Two Months on Job

The governor's office gave no reason for the premature departure of Donald Stolworthy, named to the $150,228-a-year... Read »

6 hours ago
Sleeping Cop Suspended Without Pay

Sleeping Cop Suspended Without Pay

The penalty was handed down after the officer in seen in the video came forward, the department said. Watch »

6 hours ago
Closing Arguments Heard in Park Grill Lawsuit

Closing Arguments Heard in Park Grill Lawsuit

A videotape from a meeting 13 years ago has surfaced, complicating the case between the City of Chicago and... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Yellow Line Closed for

Yellow Line Closed for "Several More Weeks"

Service was suspended Sunday after ComEd crews looking into a power outage in the area noticed an embankment... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Peterson Granted Trial Delay in Murder-for-Hire Case

Peterson Granted Trial Delay in Murder-for-Hire Case

The former suburban Chicago police sergeant accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who won a murder conviction... Read »

May 22, 2015
Lake Shore Drive Closes Sunday for

Lake Shore Drive Closes Sunday for "Bike the Drive" Event

Last year more than 20,000 cyclists signed up for the event organized by the Active Transportation Alliance. Watch »

May 22, 2015
Pricey Purebred Swiped From Downtown Condo

Pricey Purebred Swiped From Downtown Condo

Detectives said theft is a reminder to residents to make sure all doors are properly secured. Watch »

May 22, 2015
Hawks Recall van Riemsdyk

Hawks Recall van Riemsdyk

Just six weeks after having wrist surgery, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk was recalled by the... Read »

May 22, 2015
Kruger Takes No Face-Offs in Game 3, Raises Injury Concerns

Kruger Takes No Face-Offs in Game 3, Raises Injury Concerns

The Chicago Blackhawks have plenty to worry about after a 2-1 loss in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final, but... Read »

May 22, 2015
Man Caught Trying to Rob Suburban Bank for 3rd Time

Man Caught Trying to Rob Suburban Bank for 3rd Time

A northwest suburban man has been charged with robbing a bank in his hometown twice, before being captured as he... Read »

May 22, 2015
Mirabell Restaurant to Stay Open in Chicago

Mirabell Restaurant to Stay Open in Chicago

A popular German restaurant in Chicago that announced it would close earlier this month after 38 years in business... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Woman Attacked, Bound in Oak Park Home Invasion

Woman Attacked, Bound in Oak Park Home Invasion

A woman was attacked and bound at gunpoint during a home invasion while she was house sitting for a coworker in... Watch »

May 22, 2015

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