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Illinois Army Vet Among First Approved for Medical Marijuana

Illinois Army Vet Among First Approved for Medical Marijuana

People with last names beginning with letters A through L were allowed to sign up for a medical marijuana card starting Tuesday. Watch »

3 hours ago
Rauner Admits Belonging to $140,000 Wine Club

Rauner Admits Belonging to $140,000 Wine Club

As Governor Pat Quinn begins what many are calling a campaign stunt – living on minimum wage for a week –... Watch »

2 hours ago
Bears Place Wilson on IR With Return Designation

Bears Place Wilson on IR With Return Designation

The Chicago Bears have placed receiver Marquess Wilson on injured reserve with a designation to return this... Read »

4 hours ago
Chicagoans Pull for Joan Rivers' Recovery

Chicagoans Pull for Joan Rivers' Recovery

Legendary comic appeared in Chicago area several times this year. Watch »

3 hours ago
SW Airlines Flight to Chicago Diverted After Medical Emergency

SW Airlines Flight to Chicago Diverted After Medical Emergency

A Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Chicagowas diverted Tuesday afternoon due to a medical emergency. Read »

44 minutes ago
U.S. Doctor Cured of Ebola:

U.S. Doctor Cured of Ebola: "I Felt Like I Was About to Die"

Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor who contracted Ebola while working with relief organization Samaritan's Purse... Read »

3 hours ago
Garrett Popcorn Sued Over

Garrett Popcorn Sued Over "Chicago Mix"

Chicagoans who are fans of Garrett’s Popcorn won’t be calling one of the gourmet popcorn shop’s most popular... Read »

5 hours ago
Blackhawks Favorites to Win Third Stanley Cup in 6 Years

Blackhawks Favorites to Win Third Stanley Cup in 6 Years

The Chicago Blackhawks have been one of the top teams in the NHL for the last six years, and they are considered the... Read »

5 hours ago
Zion Man Gets 30 Years for Murdering 5-Month-Old Boy

Zion Man Gets 30 Years for Murdering 5-Month-Old Boy

A Zion man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday for murdering his former girlfriend’s 5-month-old baby... Read »

6 hours ago
Toddler Thrown From Car, Run Over During Domestic Fight

Toddler Thrown From Car, Run Over During Domestic Fight

Joseph Fults, 46, was charged with one misdemeanor count each of battery and domestic battery. Read »

Sep 2, 2014

North Coast Music Festival 2014

The North Coast Music Festival, officially dubbed as "Summer's Last Stand," took over Union Park... View »

5 hours ago
Durbin Narrowly Leads Oberweis in Poll

Durbin Narrowly Leads Oberweis in Poll

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat seeking a fourth term in office, has a slight lead over... Read »

6 hours ago
Quinn: Eating Crackers on Minimum Wage Challenge

Quinn: Eating Crackers on Minimum Wage Challenge

Gov. Pat Quinn says his experience trying to live on the minimum wage for a week has meant graham crackers... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg Wed in St. Charles

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg Wed in St. Charles

St. Charles residents got a glimpse of Hollywood over the weekend as Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Opinion: Quinn’s Empty Minimum Wage Gesture

Opinion: Quinn’s Empty Minimum Wage Gesture

Fixing poverty in Illinois or across the country takes a lot more than simply skipping eating out or taking... Read »

3 hours ago
Jury Selection Begins in Murder of Indian Head Park Teen

Jury Selection Begins in Murder of Indian Head Park Teen

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the murder trial of a man charged with violently stabbing a 14-year-old girl after... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Man Charged in Shooting After Suburban Soccer Match

Man Charged in Shooting After Suburban Soccer Match

A Chicago man was charged in a shooting at suburban soccer field where hundreds of people were attending a... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Woman Rescued After Spending a Day Stuck in Mud

Woman Rescued After Spending a Day Stuck in Mud

Thirty-nine-year-old Amy Chitwood of Carmi was rescued after a fisherman contacted police Sunday about what... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Woman Killed in Streator House Explosion

Woman Killed in Streator House Explosion

Ethel Davison, 82, died when home on the 300 block of Court Street in Streator exploded. Watch »

36 minutes ago
CPS Students Head Back to School Tuesday

CPS Students Head Back to School Tuesday

More than 400,000 Chicago Public Schools students head back to classrooms Monday for the first day of the... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
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