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Rose on Sitting Out:
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Rose on Sitting Out: "Just Trying to Protect Myself"

Bulls guard sits out exhibition game and two practices with Team USA. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Harvey Standoff Ends With Arrests, Hostages OK

Harvey Standoff Ends With Arrests, Hostages OK

A nearly 20-hour hostage/barricade situation in the suburb south of Chicago ends with the release of the final... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Four Injured After Car Crashes Into Mariano's

Four Injured After Car Crashes Into Mariano's

The driver, a woman in her 80s, suffered minor injuries in accident. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
White Sox Top Orioles 4-3

White Sox Top Orioles 4-3

After the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Wednesday night, Nelson Cruz said he was more focused on... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Jackie Robinson West to Face Mo'ne Davis, Philly

Jackie Robinson West to Face Mo'ne Davis, Philly

Winner of Thursday's game will play in U.S. title game. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Rash of Fires Plague Uptown

Rash of Fires Plague Uptown

8/20/2014: Three fires reported in an alley on Margate Terrace. NBC 5's Marion Brooks reports. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Two Area UPS Stores Affected by Data Breach

Two Area UPS Stores Affected by Data Breach

51 stores in 24 states may have had credit and debit card information exposed by computer virus. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Giants Rolls Past Cubs

Giants Rolls Past Cubs

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
NU Professor Remembers Journalist Killed by Militants

NU Professor Remembers Journalist Killed by Militants

James Foley graduated from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism in 2008. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
9-Year-Old Chicago Boy Shot, Killed

9-Year-Old Chicago Boy Shot, Killed

A boy was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in the South Side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
No Photos: Parents Opt to Keep Babies Off Facebook

No Photos: Parents Opt to Keep Babies Off Facebook

Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Rahm to Ed Kelly: Don't Feel Sorry for Me

Rahm to Ed Kelly: Don't Feel Sorry for Me

Memo to Ed Kelly: Rahm Emanuel doesn't want your pity. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Cubs' Rain-Shortened Victory Overturned

Cubs' Rain-Shortened Victory Overturned

Game to be continued Thursday after Giants' protest upheld. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Watch: James Foley's 2011 Interview at Northwestern

Watch: James Foley's 2011 Interview at Northwestern

In this video, courtesy Northwestern University, James Foley speaks at Northwestern University in June 2011 after... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Valor Games Midwest Kick Off in Chicago

Valor Games Midwest Kick Off in Chicago

John Powell has dealt with many health challenges since he served in the Vietnam War, but he never lets that stop... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses

Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses

Chicago companies snagged 95 spots on the Inc. 5000 list of America‚Äôs fastest-growing private companies. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Rauner Agrees to Only 3 Debates

Rauner Agrees to Only 3 Debates

Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign released a list Wednesday of eight debates and forums ahead of Nov. 4. That list... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again

Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again

Hostess Brands announced Wednesday it has decided to close its Schiller Park bakery, less than two years after... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
At Least 10 People Hurt in South Shore Bus Crash

At Least 10 People Hurt in South Shore Bus Crash

At least ten people were injured in a CTA bus crash Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Bears Could Benefit from New Practice Squad Rules

Bears Could Benefit from New Practice Squad Rules

The NFL has announced that they will be expanding practice squads from eight to ten players this season, and that... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
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