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Trump Says Chicago's Violence Can Be Stopped in a Week

Trump Says Chicago's Violence Can Be Stopped in a Week

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump told Bill O’Reilly Monday that he thought Chicago’s violence could be stopped within a week using “tough police tactics."

5 hours ago

Emanuel Announces Improved TSA Wait Times at O'Hare Airport

Emanuel Announces Improved TSA Wait Times at O'Hare Airport

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that wait times at O’Hare International Airport’s peak Transportation Security Administration checkpoint have improved by more than 90 percent.

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Duckworth Urges Kirk to Apologize for 'Drug Dealer' Comment

Duckworth Urges Kirk to Apologize for 'Drug Dealer' Comment

Duckworth addressed the City Club of Chicago Tuesday, laying out her economic plan and urging Kirk to apologize for likening Obama to “the drug dealer in chief”

5 hours ago

Suburban 4th Grade Teacher Finds New Way to Welcome Class

Suburban 4th Grade Teacher Finds New Way to Welcome Class

A north suburban student-teacher’s passion for music and his students has garnered internet acclaim and offers of school supplies after a rap video he made was posted to social media.

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Pedestrian Struck by Amtrak Train in Hinsdale

Pedestrian Struck by Amtrak Train in Hinsdale

A pedestrian was struck by an Amtrak train Tuesday afternoon in west suburban Hinsdale, delaying trains on Metra’s BNSF line.

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By James Neveau

A Look at the Records Kris Bryant Set So Far This Season

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is one of baseball's best players, and...View gallery

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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 02:40 PM CDT

Minnesota Wild to Use Prince Tune as New Goal Song

Minnesota Wild to Use Prince Tune as New Goal Song

The Minnesota Wild will pay tribute to Prince next season with their new goal song, the team announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 02:27 PM CDT

Minnesota Man Charged in 5-Year-Old Girl's Abduction, Death

Minnesota Man Charged in 5-Year-Old Girl's Abduction, Death

A 25-year-old man who was considered a family friend was charged Tuesday with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing a 5-year-old girl from central Minnesota — leaving her body submerged in a swamp...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 01:28 PM CDT

Total Solar Eclipse to Be Seen in US for 1st Time in Decades

Total Solar Eclipse to Be Seen in US for 1st Time in Decades

It’s a solar event that hasn’t been seen in the U.S. since 1979, but next summer, it will be visible in viewing areas across the country.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 01:20 PM CDT

Lawyer Tells Court Blagojevich to Appeal Prison Sentence

Lawyer Tells Court Blagojevich to Appeal Prison Sentence

Rod Blagojevich's lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illinois governor plans to appeal his 14-year sentence for corruption imposed at a resentencing earlier this month.

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