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Emanuel Gets Heat at 1st Town Hall Budget Meeting

Emanuel Gets Heat at 1st Town Hall Budget Meeting

City Hall prepared for disruptions Monday night in Mayor Emanuel’s first of three town hall meetings to discuss the city’s budget, and that is exactly what they got. Watch »

18 minutes ago
Elmhurst Woman Returns to Find Unknown Man Inside Her Home

Elmhurst Woman Returns to Find Unknown Man Inside Her Home

A west suburban woman returned home Monday morning to find a strange man in her house, but when confronted, he said... Read »

3 hours ago
Playoff-Hopeful Cubs Get OF Austin Jackson From Seattle

Playoff-Hopeful Cubs Get OF Austin Jackson From Seattle

The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners on Monday, boosting their depth for... Read »

4 hours ago
Neighbor Recounts Violent Willowbrook Sex Assault

Neighbor Recounts Violent Willowbrook Sex Assault

Police are investigating whether a vehicle matching the description of one allegedly used by a man who beat, stabbed... Watch »

12 minutes ago
Ricketts: 'We Don't Want to Get Ahead of Ourselves'

Ricketts: 'We Don't Want to Get Ahead of Ourselves'

The owner of the Chicago Cubs responded after Jake Arrieta threw an historic no-hitter against the Los Angeles... Watch »

3 hours ago
Pope Speaks to Chicago Students Via Satellite

Pope Speaks to Chicago Students Via Satellite

Speaking from the Vatican, Pope Francis offered advice to students at a Chicago high school and answered their... Watch »

5 hours ago
Hunger Strikers Continue Protest to Save Dyett School

Hunger Strikers Continue Protest to Save Dyett School

Hunger strikers entered their third week of protest today as they headed back to City Hall. Watch »

6 hours ago
McCarthy Illustrates Need for Stricter Gun Laws

McCarthy Illustrates Need for Stricter Gun Laws

A clearly frustrated Chicago police superintendent is once again calling for stricter gun laws. Watch »

6 hours ago
West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Man From South Suburbs

West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Man From South Suburbs

The Cook County Department of Public Health says a man in his early 90s from the south Chicago suburbs has died... Watch »

5 hours ago
$20 Found in Airport Leads to $1M Lottery Win

$20 Found in Airport Leads to $1M Lottery Win

A San Francisco Bay Area man won $1 million in the California Lottery after buying a winning ticket with money he... Read »

5 hours ago
Moody's Warns Lawmakers of Budget Stalemate Impact

Moody's Warns Lawmakers of Budget Stalemate Impact

A major credit rating agency is warning legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner to reach a budget agreement by late... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Young Bears Fan Names Brain Tumor 'Aaron Rodgers'

Young Bears Fan Names Brain Tumor 'Aaron Rodgers'

Miguel Reyes, of Elkhart, Indiana, has a brain tumor that causes him to have seizures, according to The Elkhart... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Missing Girl, 12, May Be Victim of Sex Trafficking

Missing Girl, 12, May Be Victim of Sex Trafficking

Police are searching for missing 12-year-old Myesha Lee who is believed to be a victim of sex trafficking. Watch »

6 hours ago
'Ready for Kanye' Fundraising Committee Formed

'Ready for Kanye' Fundraising Committee Formed

Kanye West officially has a fundraising committee behind his 2020 presidential run, which the Chicago rapper... Watch »

5 hours ago
Hester Criticizes Cutler's Approach in New Interview

Hester Criticizes Cutler's Approach in New Interview

Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester had some critical words for quarterback Jay Cutler in an interview... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Illinois Community Colleges Rank Low on National List

Illinois Community Colleges Rank Low on National List

In time for the start of a new school year, a study was released analyzing and ranking the best and worst community... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Surveillance Video Shows Suburban 'Smash-and-Grab'

Surveillance Video Shows Suburban 'Smash-and-Grab'

Thieves smashed an SUV into a recently opened clothing store in Lansing and stole over $10,000 worth of merchandise,... Watch »

6 hours ago
Wes Craven Boasted Suburban Chicago Roots

Wes Craven Boasted Suburban Chicago Roots

Filmmaker Wes Craven is remembered by most as a famed writer, director and horror virtuoso in Hollywood, but he also... Watch »

5 hours ago
Bowie to Write for Chicago's 'SpongeBob Musical'

Bowie to Write for Chicago's 'SpongeBob Musical'

Nickelodeon announced Monday it will produce the world premiere of "The SpongeBob Musical" in Chicago next... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Denny's Makes Peace Offer to Burger King

Denny's Makes Peace Offer to Burger King

Denny's has jumped on the "peace burger" bandwagon after fast-food chain Burger King extended a peace... Watch »

5 hours ago

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