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Wednesday Vigil Honors Women Found Slain in Gary

Wednesday Vigil Honors Women Found Slain in Gary

Memorial at included seven candles marked with butterflies and seven heart-shaped balloons. Watch »

3 minutes ago
Officials to Dedicate Englewood Flyover

Officials to Dedicate Englewood Flyover

The $140 million bridge aiming to ease Chicago rail traffic opened in late September. Read »

24 minutes ago
Man Gets 11 Years for Burning Boy, 1, With Oven Cleaner

Man Gets 11 Years for Burning Boy, 1, With Oven Cleaner

Cory Patterson originally told police the boy burned himself on hot water. Read »

44 minutes ago
Biden: Each Vote for Democrats Crucial

Biden: Each Vote for Democrats Crucial

Vice president headlined a rally in suburban Vernon Hills in support of Democratic Congressman Brad Schneider, U.S. Read »

33 minutes ago
Durbin, Oberweis Face Off in 1st Senate Debate

Durbin, Oberweis Face Off in 1st Senate Debate

Candidates tussled over same-sex marriage, services for veterans and a ban on assault weapons. Read »

43 minutes ago
1 Dead, 1 Injured in Richton Park Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Richton Park Shooting

Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 7 p.m. near an Auto Zone at 3650 Sauk Trail said they found... Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Charged With Arson in Logan Square Fire

Man Charged With Arson in Logan Square Fire

An 18-year-old man has been charged with arson in a fire in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood that damaged... Read »

3 hours ago
Which Big City is Better for Business?

Which Big City is Better for Business?

New York and Los Angeles may be bigger than Chicago, but bigger isn’t always better when it comes to running... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Skokie School Closed for 2nd Day After Social Media Threats

Skokie School Closed for 2nd Day After Social Media Threats

Skokie School District 73.5 administrators canceled classes for a second day at a north suburban middle school after... Watch »

2 hours ago

"Casting Tips": Avoiding Acting Scams in Chicago

Entertainment industry professionals will tell you it’s a good time to be an actor in Chicago. Watch »

Oct 22, 2014

"Narcissistic" Bank Robber, Jail Breaker Sentenced

A daring jail breaker who rappelled to freedom from his 17th floor cell at the downtown Metropolitan... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Man Killed in Long Grove Crash

Man Killed in Long Grove Crash

A 58-year-old man was killed in a crash in Long Grove Wednesday, officials said. Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Victim Told Family:

Victim Told Family: "Look For Me in An Abandoned House"

The father of a victim of a suspected serial killer in Northwest Indiana says his daughter told a relative... Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Vandalized Lombard Synagogue: Police

Man Vandalized Lombard Synagogue: Police

A man is in custody for allegedly vandalizing a synagogue Tuesday night in west suburban Lombard. Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Birthday for Dolphon Raised at Brookfield Zoo

Birthday for Dolphon Raised at Brookfield Zoo

10/22/2014: Brookfield Zoo celebrates an important milestone. Their dolphin calf that was hand reared at the zoo is... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Court-Appointed Monitor Ordered for IDOT Hiring

Court-Appointed Monitor Ordered for IDOT Hiring

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a court-appointed monitor to review hiring problems at Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Sun-Times Reporter Resigns, Criticizes Paper's Leadership and Bruce Rauner

Sun-Times Reporter Resigns, Criticizes Paper's Leadership and...

The final straw, McKinney said, was the Sun Times' decision to reverse its three-year-old no endorsement policy and... Read »

2 hours ago
Coroner Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Indiana Victims

Coroner Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Indiana Victims

The Lake County coroner is asking for the public's help in identifying three women whose bodies were among... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Search for More Victims Expands to Cook County

Search for More Victims Expands to Cook County

Cook County Sheriff’s officers were searching several abandoned homes in the southern suburbs of Chicago... Watch »

3 hours ago
Bruce Rauner's Braggy New Ad Touts All His Media Endorsements

Bruce Rauner's Braggy New Ad Touts All His Media Endorsements

Like a kid who gets a gold star from a really mean teacher, and then posts it on the fridge for his parents to... Read »

Oct 22, 2014

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