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Chicago Eateries Make List of Best Restaurants for Foodies
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Chicago Eateries Make List of Best Restaurants for Foodies

Fat Rice in Logan Square, Goosefoot in Lincoln Square, mfk. in Lakeview, Parachute in Avondale, and TETE Charcuterie in the West Loop all made the list compiled by OpenTable. Read »

2 hours ago
Officer Shot in Fox Lake, Manhunt Underway: Police

Officer Shot in Fox Lake, Manhunt Underway: Police

Police are searching for two armed people in far north suburban Fox Lake after an officer was shot in the area. Read »

16 minutes ago
Illinois Students' ACT Score Ranks Highest Among 13 States

Illinois Students' ACT Score Ranks Highest Among 13 States

Illinois students had one of the highest composite ACT scores out of all 13 states that administer the test, the... Read »

3 hours ago
Chicago Sues Former Red Light Camera Operator

Chicago Sues Former Red Light Camera Operator

The Chicago Tribune reports the lawsuit seeks more than double the $124 million Redflex collected on the contract... Read »

4 hours ago
Skyway Workers Prepare for Labor Day Weekend Strike

Skyway Workers Prepare for Labor Day Weekend Strike

A group of toll collectors may hold a strike over contract negotiations with the Skyway Concession Company... Read »

4 hours ago
Pope Asks Bullied Chicago Girl to Sing

Pope Asks Bullied Chicago Girl to Sing

Pope Francis, speaking Monday from the Vatican via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage... Watch »

6 hours ago
Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted After Altercation

Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted After Altercation

A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday night after an... Watch »

5 hours ago
2 Officers, Person Injured in Squad Car Crash

2 Officers, Person Injured in Squad Car Crash

The squad car was traveling northbound on May Street in the city’s Englewood neighborhood around 12:15 a.m. Watch »

5 hours ago
Castro's 2 Errors in 9th Lead to Reds' 13-6 Win Over Cubs

Castro's 2 Errors in 9th Lead to Reds' 13-6 Win Over Cubs

Joe Maddon is ready to move on after a sloppy ninth inning. Read »

6 hours ago
Emanuel Gets Heat at 1st Town Hall Budget Meeting

Emanuel Gets Heat at 1st Town Hall Budget Meeting

City Hall prepared for disruptions Monday night in Mayor Emanuel’s first of three town hall meetings to discuss the... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Elmhurst Woman Returns to Find Unknown Man Inside Her Home

Elmhurst Woman Returns to Find Unknown Man Inside Her Home

A west suburban woman returned home Monday morning to find a strange man in her house, but when confronted, he said... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Playoff-Hopeful Cubs Get OF Austin Jackson From Seattle

Playoff-Hopeful Cubs Get OF Austin Jackson From Seattle

The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners on Monday, boosting their depth for... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Neighbor Recounts Violent Willowbrook Sex Assault

Neighbor Recounts Violent Willowbrook Sex Assault

Police are investigating whether a vehicle matching the description of one allegedly used by a man who beat, stabbed... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Ricketts: 'We Don't Want to Get Ahead of Ourselves'

Ricketts: 'We Don't Want to Get Ahead of Ourselves'

The owner of the Chicago Cubs responded after Jake Arrieta threw an historic no-hitter against the Los Angeles... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Pope Speaks to Chicago Students Via Satellite

Pope Speaks to Chicago Students Via Satellite

Speaking from the Vatican, Pope Francis offered advice to students at a Chicago high school and answered their... Read »

6 hours ago
Hunger Strikers Continue Protest to Save Dyett School

Hunger Strikers Continue Protest to Save Dyett School

Hunger strikers entered their third week of protest today as they headed back to City Hall. Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
McCarthy Illustrates Need for Stricter Gun Laws

McCarthy Illustrates Need for Stricter Gun Laws

A clearly frustrated Chicago police superintendent is once again calling for stricter gun laws. Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Man From South Suburbs

West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Man From South Suburbs

The Cook County Department of Public Health says a man in his early 90s from the south Chicago suburbs has died... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
$20 Found in Airport Leads to $1M Lottery Win

$20 Found in Airport Leads to $1M Lottery Win

A San Francisco Bay Area man won $1 million in the California Lottery after buying a winning ticket with money he... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Moody's Warns Lawmakers of Budget Stalemate Impact

Moody's Warns Lawmakers of Budget Stalemate Impact

A major credit rating agency is warning legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner to reach a budget agreement by late... Read »

Aug 31, 2015

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