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Carter-Williams Leads Bucks to 95-91 Victory Over Bulls

Carter-Williams Leads Bucks to 95-91 Victory Over Bulls

Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a rare 95-91 victory at home over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. Read »

2 hours ago
Backlash After Pizzeria Refuses Service to Same-Sex Couples

Backlash After Pizzeria Refuses Service to Same-Sex Couples

The tables have turned on an Indiana pizzeria after the business owners said they would be exercising their rights... Read »

2 hours ago
Blagojevich: The Government

Blagojevich: The Government "Is Not Your Friend"

Robert Blagojevich has a message for his fellow citizens: the government is not your friend. Watch »

22 minutes ago
Naperville Man Charged With Stabbing Couple as They Slept

Naperville Man Charged With Stabbing Couple as They Slept

An 18-year-old man has been charged with breaking into a Naperville home, stealing a large kitchen knife and... Read »

5 hours ago
Bears Sign Acho to One-Year Deal

Bears Sign Acho to One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears added another piece to their defense on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with Sam Acho on a one-year... Read »

6 hours ago
In Latest Ad Rahm Takes Off Sweater But Stays Fuzzy

In Latest Ad Rahm Takes Off Sweater But Stays Fuzzy

Rahm Emanuel shows his soft side again in his latest TV advertisement before the April 7 runoff in which he claims... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Bears Sign McManis to One-Year Deal

Bears Sign McManis to One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears added another piece to their special teams unit on Wednesday, signing Sherrick McManis to a... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
McDonald's Revamps Grilled Chicken to Cut Ingredients

McDonald's Revamps Grilled Chicken to Cut Ingredients

McDonald's says it is simplifying its grilled chicken recipe to remove ingredients people might not recognize... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
McDonald's Workers to Get Pay Hikes

McDonald's Workers to Get Pay Hikes

McDonald's says it's raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Police: Missing Teen Found, Not Related to Case of Escaped Inmate

Police: Missing Teen Found, Not Related to Case of Escaped Inmate

Savannah Bell, 15, went missing early Wednesday morning and was believed to be in the company of Kamron Taylor,... Watch »

6 hours ago
Peregrine Falcon Perched Atop NBC5 Tower Identified

Peregrine Falcon Perched Atop NBC5 Tower Identified

The peregrine falcon who visited the NBC5 tower camera Tuesday morning has been identified and has quite a story to... Watch »

Apr 1, 2015
Mayoral Candidates React to First Quarter Crime Stats

Mayoral Candidates React to First Quarter Crime Stats

Stats show homicides and shootings were up in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period last year. Watch »

4 hours ago
Kane Still

Kane Still "A Ways Away" From Returning to Hawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have been without Patrick Kane for the last five weeks, but it still appears that the winger... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Best and Worst April Fools' Jokes of 2015

Best and Worst April Fools' Jokes of 2015

It is officially April 1, notoriously known as a time for bad jokes, pranks and fools. Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Opinion: How WTTW Lost the Mayoral Debate

Opinion: How WTTW Lost the Mayoral Debate

It is always difficult to know for certain who "won" a debate. The day after the final head-to-head forum... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
New Poll Results Show African-American Voters Favor Emanuel

New Poll Results Show African-American Voters Favor Emanuel

WVON and the Chicago Defender conducted a poll with more than 1,000 registered African-American voters, who appeared... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Official: Barricade Moved Before Car Plunged Off Bridge

Official: Barricade Moved Before Car Plunged Off Bridge

Zohra Hussain, 51, of Chicago died of burns after the car caught fire following the 37-foot plunge Saturday... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Who Gets Your Vote For Mayor?

Who Gets Your Vote For Mayor?

Various polls have Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia with... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Police Find Stolen Car Kankakee Inmate Used to Escape

Police Find Stolen Car Kankakee Inmate Used to Escape

Police gathered on a residential street in Kankakee Wednesday morning in a possible barricade situation after they... Read »

Apr 1, 2015

"I Got Some Candy For You," Man Says to Lure Kids: Cops

Chicago police say two child luring incidents in recent weeks have similar details. Watch »

Apr 1, 2015

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