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U of Illinois Spends $30K for Biden Speech

U of Illinois Spends $30K for Biden Speech

Officials say the University of Illinois spent an estimated $30,000 to bring Vice President Joe Biden to campus as part of a White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults. Read »

16 minutes ago
Alarm Scares Off Burglars From Michigan Avenue Burberry

Alarm Scares Off Burglars From Michigan Avenue Burberry

A group of burglars abandoned an early Sunday heist at a high-end Magnificent Mile clothing store when they set off... Read »

12 minutes ago
Two Charged With Firing Shots at Off-Duty Cop

Two Charged With Firing Shots at Off-Duty Cop

Two men have been charged after gunshots were fired at an off-duty Chicago Police officer Thursday night in the... Read »

2 hours ago
Suburban Grandfather Wins $200K Playing Lottery

Suburban Grandfather Wins $200K Playing Lottery

A father of three and grandfather of 13 won $200,000 after purchasing a Lucky Day Lotto ticket at a suburban... Read »

3 hours ago
Wisc. Climber Survives Mount Everest Avalanche

Wisc. Climber Survives Mount Everest Avalanche

Andy Land, 52, of Fond du Lac, was in the Khumbu Icefall region near the base of Mount Everest when the earthquake... Read »

3 hours ago
Family: Missing Suburban College Student Found

Family: Missing Suburban College Student Found

A 20-year-old west suburban sophomore at the University of Colorado who was missing from his Boulder apartment for... Read »

3 hours ago
Car Crashes Into Suburban House

Car Crashes Into Suburban House

A house in southwest suburban Lockport was severely damaged after a car crashed into it early Sunday morning. Read »

4 hours ago
Keith Goal Gives Hawks 4-3 Win

Keith Goal Gives Hawks 4-3 Win

The Chicago Blackhawks got a late goal from Duncan Keith as they eliminated the Nashville Predators with a 4-3 win... Read »

3 hours ago
Jeni's Ice Cream Officials Say Listeria Found at Plant

Jeni's Ice Cream Officials Say Listeria Found at Plant

In a statement Friday, Jeni's CEO John Lowe says listeria was present in other pints in the same batch, and there... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
Predators vs. Blackhawks: Game 6 Preview

Predators vs. Blackhawks: Game 6 Preview

The Chicago Blackhawks look to close out their series against the Nashville Predators Saturday, and solid defense... Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
Autopsy: Indiana University Student Died From Head Injuries

Autopsy: Indiana University Student Died From Head Injuries

A coroner says an Indiana University student whose body was found Friday in a rural area died from blunt force... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Darling Dilemma: Is Game 6 His Last Chance?

Darling Dilemma: Is Game 6 His Last Chance?

The Chicago Blackhawks have an interesting goaltending situation on their hands right now, but did Joel... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Chef Armando Gonzalez Makes Scallops

Chef Armando Gonzalez Makes Scallops

In a new weekly segment, NBC Chicago teams up with Chicago chefs for a lesson in cooking. Watch »

2 hours ago
Report: Forte, Bennett Could Skip Mini-Camp

Report: Forte, Bennett Could Skip Mini-Camp

After they didn't participate in offseason workouts recently, Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte and TE Martellus Bennett... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Three Key Players for a Blackhawks' Game 6 Win

Three Key Players for a Blackhawks' Game 6 Win

The Chicago Blackhawks will take another crack at clinching a spot in the next round Saturday night as they take on... Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
Rain Postpones Royals-White Sox Games to Sunday

Rain Postpones Royals-White Sox Games to Sunday

The Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals lost two games because of rain Saturday — the completion of a suspended... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Sisters Lost in Woods Survive on Girl Scout Cookies

Sisters Lost in Woods Survive on Girl Scout Cookies

Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska said Saturday that they survived in a remote part of Michigan's Upper... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Cost to Protect Gov. Walker More Than Tripled Since Predecessor

Cost to Protect Gov. Walker More Than Tripled Since Predecessor

Security costs for Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch last year were more than... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Man Arrested in Slaying of Indiana University Student

Man Arrested in Slaying of Indiana University Student

Authorities have filed preliminary murder charges against a man in the death of an Indiana University student whose... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
White Sox Players Suspended After Brawl

White Sox Players Suspended After Brawl

Jeff Samardzija and Chris Sale were each suspended for five games by Major League Baseball for their roles in... Read »

Apr 26, 2015

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