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Short-Handed Bulls Beat Wizards 97-92

Short-Handed Bulls Beat Wizards 97-92

Nikola Mirotic scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Chicago Bulls to a 97-92 win Tuesday over the Washington Wizards. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Suit: CPD Taking Too Long to Turn Over Police Records

Suit: CPD Taking Too Long to Turn Over Police Records

An activist and independent journalist is suing the Chicago Police Department, alleging it has taken too long to... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Ald. Deb Mell Opponent Files For Recount

Ald. Deb Mell Opponent Files For Recount

A Chicago Public Schools teacher vying for the 33rd Ward aldermanic seat against incumbent Deb Mell filed legal... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Plug Budget Hole

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Plug Budget Hole

Democrats in the Illinois Senate on Tuesday introduced a plan that would allow special funds to be used to help plug... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Urban Prep Student Killed, Man Wounded in Shooting

Urban Prep Student Killed, Man Wounded in Shooting

An Urban Prep Academy student was killed in a South Deering shooting that also left a another man wounded Monday... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Machete-Wielding Man Held Mom Hostage Over eBay Purchase

Machete-Wielding Man Held Mom Hostage Over eBay Purchase

A man threatened his mother with a machete and later held her hostage in a west suburban police station parking lot... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Judge Asked to Delay Medical Marijuana Permit

Judge Asked to Delay Medical Marijuana Permit

A Cook County judge heard arguments Tuesday from a Chicago company that failed to win a permit to grow medical... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Rahm Responds to Sen. Kirk's Unofficial Endorsement

Rahm Responds to Sen. Kirk's Unofficial Endorsement

Mayor Rahm Emanuel gave a subtle affirmation of Sen. Mark Kirk's not-so-subtle statement about Chicago becoming the... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
JRW Whistleblower Arrested in Evergreen Park

JRW Whistleblower Arrested in Evergreen Park

Chris Janes, the vice president of the Evergreen Park Athletic Association who prompted an investigation into the... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
March Freeze to Bring More Record-Breaking Cold

March Freeze to Bring More Record-Breaking Cold

As polar air moves in Tuesday night, Chicago faces more potentially record-breaking cold temperatures and wind chill... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Illinois Man Faces Charges in January Killing of Wife

Illinois Man Faces Charges in January Killing of Wife

A Rockford man faces charges of first-degree murder in the death of his 46-year-old wife. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Grateful Dead Fans Can't Camp Outside Soldier Field

Grateful Dead Fans Can't Camp Outside Soldier Field

Bad news, Grateful Dead fans: overnight parking or camping will not be permitted outside Soldier Field during the... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Former Bears Coaches Say Team Can't Win with Cutler

Former Bears Coaches Say Team Can't Win with Cutler

In a remarkable display of frustration with his play, a group of 10 former Chicago Bears coaches have said that the... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Despite Struggles, Blackhawks Still Stanley Cup Favorites

Despite Struggles, Blackhawks Still Stanley Cup Favorites

The Chicago Blackhawks have been going through some serious struggles in recent weeks, but despite those setbacks... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Babysitter Charged in Toddler’s Methadone Poisoning Death

Babysitter Charged in Toddler’s Methadone Poisoning Death

A North Lawndale man was ordered held in lieu of $350,000 bail Tuesday on charges of endangering the life of a... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Vince Vaughn, Co-Stars Recreate Classic Stock Images

Vince Vaughn, Co-Stars Recreate Classic Stock Images

Much like b-roll, stock photos can get…monotonous. Not anymore, thanks to actors in Vince Vaughn’s new movie... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Police Investigate Incident at South Suburban Retirement Home That Left One Dead, Six Hospitalized

Police Investigate Incident at South Suburban Retirement Home That Left...

An unknown incident at a south suburban retirement home that led six residents to be hospitalized and left one dead... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Three More Charged in Series of Smash-and-Grabs

Three More Charged in Series of Smash-and-Grabs

Three more men have been charged in a series of smash-and-grabs at high-end retail stores on Michigan Avenue and the... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Public Visitation, Memorial Services to be Held for Minnie Minoso

Public Visitation, Memorial Services to be Held for Minnie Minoso

A public visitation for Minnie Minoso will be held Friday, followed by a memorial service Saturday, the White Sox... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Rahm: Chicago Rules Ban 24-Hour Wrigley Field Construction

Rahm: Chicago Rules Ban 24-Hour Wrigley Field Construction

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says city building ordinances don't allow the renovation project at Wrigley Field to have... Read »

Mar 3, 2015

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