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Boy in Critical Condition After Being Hit by SUV at Park

Boy in Critical Condition After Being Hit by SUV at Park

A 10-year-old boy was listed in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle in the South Shore neighborhood Wednesday evening. Watch »

2 hours ago
Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients Now Number 2,600

Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients Now Number 2,600

With the number of Illinois medical marijuana patients inching slowly upward to 2,600 on Wednesday, the state's... Watch »

3 hours ago
Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings

Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings

Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Who Admitted Killing U of I Student Sentenced

Man Who Admitted Killing U of I Student Sentenced

A Champaign man who pleaded guilty to killing a University of Illinois student during a drug-related robbery was... Read »

4 hours ago
Emanuel Proposes Solutions to Clean Up Budget Mess

Emanuel Proposes Solutions to Clean Up Budget Mess

Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and... Watch »

4 hours ago
2 Sentenced to Prison For Arranging Sham Marriages

2 Sentenced to Prison For Arranging Sham Marriages

Two Chicago-area residents were sentenced to federal prison Tuesday for arranging sham marriages that helped foreign... Read »

4 hours ago
4 Charged in

4 Charged in "Squatter" Scheme in Foreclosed Properties

Two Chicago men were released on their own recognizance Wednesday after allegedly living in and renting out over two... Watch »

5 hours ago
Former CPD Officer Left Paralyzed on Job Faces Eviction

Former CPD Officer Left Paralyzed on Job Faces Eviction

Densey Cole became a Chicago police officer at the age of 22 and, while on-duty, a quadriplegic at 38. Watch »

6 hours ago
U of I President Puts Raise Talk Off Over State Budget

U of I President Puts Raise Talk Off Over State Budget

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen said the school will put off any consideration of raises for the... Read »

6 hours ago
Military Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Midway

Military Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Midway

A military jet made an emergency landing at Midway Airport Wednesday afternoon, according to officials. Watch »

6 hours ago
Richards Signs 1-Year Deal With Red Wings

Richards Signs 1-Year Deal With Red Wings

Brad Richards had said that he'd be willing to explore coming back to the Chicago Blackhawks, but on Wednesday... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Emanuel Won't Detail What He Knew on Clinton Emails

Emanuel Won't Detail What He Knew on Clinton Emails

Emails released by the State Department show former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel knew as early as 2009... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Burning Checks Leads to Massive Fire at Elgin Home

Burning Checks Leads to Massive Fire at Elgin Home

Reports of smoke coming from a two-story northwest suburban home turned out to be a fire that caused about $75,000... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Reports: Butler Re-Signs for 5 Years With Bulls

Reports: Butler Re-Signs for 5 Years With Bulls

After a lot of speculation about his future, Jimmy Butler is reportedly headed back to the Chicago Bulls with a new... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
1 in Custody After Barricade Situation on Southwest Side

1 in Custody After Barricade Situation on Southwest Side

One person is in custody after Chicago police responded to a barricade situation on Chicago’s Southwest Side... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Ex-Illinois Women's Basketball Players Sue School, Coach

Ex-Illinois Women's Basketball Players Sue School, Coach

Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players have sued the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Cooking Meatballs With Chef Jimmy Bannos

Cooking Meatballs With Chef Jimmy Bannos

Each week, NBC Chicago teams up with local chefs for a lesson in cooking. This week, Chef Jimmy Bannos from the... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Blackhawks Announce Dates for 2015 Prospect Camp

Blackhawks Announce Dates for 2015 Prospect Camp

The Chicago Blackhawks have plenty of young prospects that could make an impact on their NHL roster next season, and... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
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Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Brandon Saad was unexpectedly traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night, and the winger admitted that he... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Hawks Sign Tikhonov to 1-Year Deal

Hawks Sign Tikhonov to 1-Year Deal

The Chicago Blackhawks have added another forward to the mix on Wednesday, signing Viktor Tikhonov to a one-year... Read »

Jul 1, 2015

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