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Hawks Look to Win Third Straight Road Game
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Hawks Look to Win Third Straight Road Game

The Chicago Blackhawks will look to go three-for-Canada on Sunday as they take on the Vancouver Canucks in British Columbia. Read »

4 minutes ago
Man Robbed at Gunpoint Near Buckingham Fountain

Man Robbed at Gunpoint Near Buckingham Fountain

The victim, who may be a tourist, was approached by two offenders who took his belongings at gunpoint and fled. Read »

17 minutes ago
Zoning Board Signs Off on Marijuana Farm, 6 Dispensaries in City

Zoning Board Signs Off on Marijuana Farm, 6 Dispensaries in City

The board approved a marijuana farm on the city's Southeast Side as well as six dispensaries, including one in the... Read »

2 hours ago
LaSalle Street Church Members Get $500 to Do Good

LaSalle Street Church Members Get $500 to Do Good

The churchgoers' donations will help all kinds of people, from skateboarders in Jordan to the members' own... Read »

4 hours ago
Archbishop Cupich Makes Bold Statement with Mass at St. Agatha's

Archbishop Cupich Makes Bold Statement with Mass at St. Agatha's

Cupich celebrated his first Sunday Mass as archbishop at a predominantly African-American parish on the West side. Read »

4 hours ago
Bears Beat Bucs 21-13

Bears Beat Bucs 21-13

The Chicago Bears' offense struggled out of the gate, but a 21-point third quarter explosion gave them a 21-13... Read »

2 hours ago
Thousands Line The Street For Mag Mile Lights Festival

Thousands Line The Street For Mag Mile Lights Festival

It was a magical night along the Magnificent Mile.
Thousands line Michigan Avenue for the annual Light's... Watch »

Nov 23, 2014
Buccaneers vs. Bears: Three Matchups to Watch

Buccaneers vs. Bears: Three Matchups to Watch

The Chicago Bears will be taking on former head coach Lovie Smith and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, but there... Read »

Nov 23, 2014
$900K Bond for Man Charged in Accidental Hyde Park Shooting

$900K Bond for Man Charged in Accidental Hyde Park Shooting

Police believe that the shooting happened when the men were playing with the gun. Read »

Nov 23, 2014
Police: Man Dies After Falling 18 Floors from Streeterville Hotel

Police: Man Dies After Falling 18 Floors from Streeterville Hotel

This is the second incident this year of someone falling out of an 18th-floor window at the Double Tree Hotel in... Read »

5 hours ago
Up to 32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

Up to 32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

Firefighters believe only five horses out of 37 survived the blaze at family-owned horse boarding facility Valley... Read »

6 hours ago
Police Warn of Robberies in Lake View

Police Warn of Robberies in Lake View

In two cases, the robbers approached the victims from behind and used force, or threatened to use force, to take... Read »

Nov 23, 2014
Immigrants Urged to Take Advantage of Obama Action at Chicago Rally

Immigrants Urged to Take Advantage of Obama Action at Chicago Rally

Rep. Luis Gutierrez challenged Chicago's immigrant community to "set the standard" at a rally at Benito... Watch »

Nov 22, 2014
Danault to Make NHL Debut as Blackhawks Take on Oilers

Danault to Make NHL Debut as Blackhawks Take on Oilers

Antti Raanta will get his first start in net since Oct. 25, but the big story for the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday... Read »

Nov 22, 2014
Party Bus 'Engulfed in Flames' on I-294

Party Bus 'Engulfed in Flames' on I-294

Only the driver was on the bus, and nobody was hurt when the vehicle caught fire on the Tristate Tollway. Read »

Nov 22, 2014
Girl, 14, Missing from Northwest Side

Girl, 14, Missing from Northwest Side

Demarys Gonzalez was last seen Thursday night wearing Cookie Monster pajamas. Read »

Nov 22, 2014
3 Arrested in Suburban Drug House Investigation

3 Arrested in Suburban Drug House Investigation

Three men were arrested on drug and weapon charges following an investigation into a suspected drug house in Beach... Read »

Nov 22, 2014
Man Charged in Accidental Shooting Death in Hyde Park

Man Charged in Accidental Shooting Death in Hyde Park

Police believe the men were playing with the gun when it accidentally went off, shooting one man in the head. Read »

Nov 22, 2014
Woman Charged After Striking Girl, 10, in Hit-and-Run

Woman Charged After Striking Girl, 10, in Hit-and-Run

Julia Ann Rastelli was charged with drunken driving after hitting a 10-year-old girl in suburban Riverside. Watch »

Nov 23, 2014
Rain, Warmer Temperatures This Weekend

Rain, Warmer Temperatures This Weekend

A rainy and warmer weekend is ahead followed by colder temperatures and a chance for light snow on Monday. Watch »

Nov 22, 2014

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