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Nun Fights Fines Blamed on Vanity Plate Problem
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Nun Fights Fines Blamed on Vanity Plate Problem

How did a nun who hasn't traveled to New York City rack up hundreds of dollars worth of parking tickets in The Big Apple? Watch »

4 hours ago
One Killed in Rolling Meadows Apartment Building Fire

One Killed in Rolling Meadows Apartment Building Fire

One person has died from an extra-alarm apartment building fire in a Rolling Meadows Wednesday evening, Watch »

4 hours ago
Jury Favors CPD in Lawsuit Over Fatal Shooting

Jury Favors CPD in Lawsuit Over Fatal Shooting

A federal jury on Wednesday found in favor of Chicago police and decided to award nothing to the family of a South... Read »

5 hours ago
Remains of Two Babies Found in Gary Funeral Home

Remains of Two Babies Found in Gary Funeral Home

The remains of two babies were found in a funeral home in northwest Indiana Wednesday afternoon, and authorities say... Watch »

4 hours ago
Woman Rescued From Chicago River

Woman Rescued From Chicago River

A female was pulled from the Chicago River downtown Wednesday evening. Read »

6 hours ago
Shedd Aquarium Adopts Surprising New Animal

Shedd Aquarium Adopts Surprising New Animal

The Shedd Aquarium has adopted a new animal to join its ranks—but he may not be the kind you’re thinking of. Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Garcia Pledges to Hire 1,000 Police Officers

Garcia Pledges to Hire 1,000 Police Officers

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia defended his pledge to hire 1,000 new police officers Wednesday but Rahm Emanuel's campaign... Watch »

5 hours ago
Preservation Chicago Names 7 Threatened Buildings

Preservation Chicago Names 7 Threatened Buildings

The architecture organization named seven historic buildings across the city in danger of being demolished. Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Emanuel: Rauner's State Budget is

Emanuel: Rauner's State Budget is "Wrong Approach"

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget is the "wrong approach" for... Watch »

5 hours ago
Family of Man Killed by Chicago Police Sues The City

Family of Man Killed by Chicago Police Sues The City

The family of a 19-year-old man who was fatally shot by Chicago police last summer has filed a federal lawsuit... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Bill de Blasio Won't Endorse Rahm

Bill de Blasio Won't Endorse Rahm

De Blasio was asked at an event in Brooklyn Wednesday whether he supported Rahm Emanuel in his reelection bid for... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Drone Video Shows Stunning View of Frozen Chicago

Drone Video Shows Stunning View of Frozen Chicago

Troy Walsh of Drone Media Chicago captures an amazing view of Chicago during the 2015 winter season. Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Girl, 15, Gets Juvenile Prison in Sibling's Stabbing Death

Girl, 15, Gets Juvenile Prison in Sibling's Stabbing Death

A 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl has been sentenced to juvenile prison for the fatal stabbing of her younger... Read »

5 hours ago
Polar Plunge Raises Record $1.2 Million

Polar Plunge Raises Record $1.2 Million

Sunday's event raised a record amount of money for Special Olympics Chicago and was attended by a record number... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Fifth Man Arrested in Series of Smash-and-Grabs

Fifth Man Arrested in Series of Smash-and-Grabs

A fifth man has been arrested in connection with a series of smash-and-grab burglaries on Michigan Avenue and the... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Fitbit Ranks Illinois 7th Most Active State in Summer

Fitbit Ranks Illinois 7th Most Active State in Summer

Illinoisans are an active bunch, according to Fitbit data, but the numbers change slightly when the cold of winter... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Teen in Custody in Connection With Fatal Stabbing

Teen in Custody in Connection With Fatal Stabbing

Attack happened after a car crash in Cedar Lake, police chief says. Watch »

5 hours ago
More Record-Breaking Cold Possible

More Record-Breaking Cold Possible

The spring thaw is almost here, but before it arrives, temperatures will take one more plunge to potentially... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
What's Your Take on

What's Your Take on "Free-Range Parenting?"

A Maryland couple recently said they were under investigation because police picked up their 10-year-old son and his... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
McDonald's to Cut Use of Antibiotics in Chicken

McDonald's to Cut Use of Antibiotics in Chicken

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from... Read »

Mar 4, 2015

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