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Walgreens Considers Moving Headquarters to Switzerland

Walgreens Considers Moving Headquarters to Switzerland

Sen. Dick Durbin proposes bill that would shut off federal contracts to companies leaving the U.S. Watch »

2 hours ago
LollaShop Pops Up on State Street

LollaShop Pops Up on State Street

Retail store offers Lollapalooza gear before, during and after music festival. Read »

52 minutes ago
Patrick Kane Stars in New TV Spot

Patrick Kane Stars in New TV Spot

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane has featured in several memorable TV spots, but he jumps up a level in a new... Read »

3 hours ago
Water Tower Plaza To Be Renamed for Jane Byrne

Water Tower Plaza To Be Renamed for Jane Byrne

Jane Byrne served as Chicago mayor from 1979 to 1983, but unlike mayors before her, no city parks or buildings bear... Watch »

40 minutes ago
2 Teens Killed When Stolen Car Crashes in Harvey

2 Teens Killed When Stolen Car Crashes in Harvey

Two teens who were killed when a stolen vehicle they were riding in crashed early Sunday in south suburban... Read »

4 hours ago
Voters Get to Weigh In on Millionaire Tax

Voters Get to Weigh In on Millionaire Tax

The resolution asks voters whether incomes over $1 million should be taxed with a 3 percent Read »

4 hours ago
Catalytic Converters Stolen From Vehicles in East Chicago

Catalytic Converters Stolen From Vehicles in East Chicago

Catalytic converters were stolen from half a dozen vehicles in a train station parking lot in East Chicago... Watch »

2 hours ago
Waukegan Man Wanted in Brawl, Shooting at Gojos Cafe

Waukegan Man Wanted in Brawl, Shooting at Gojos Cafe

Police are looking for the alleged shooter involved in a mob brawl in May that ended with three people shot at... Read »

5 hours ago
Not All Illinois Republicans Are Thrilled with Bruce Rauner

Not All Illinois Republicans Are Thrilled with Bruce Rauner

If it turns out Bruce Rauner finds loses a tight race, social conservative voters who feel left out in the... Read »

4 hours ago
Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life Expectancy

Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life Expectancy

Your next selfie could be saying a little more about you than you think. Read »

4 hours ago
Lose the Cords While Working Out

Lose the Cords While Working Out

Do you run to music or a podcast? If so, then consider enhancing your listening experience by cutting the cord... Read »

5 hours ago
2 Charged With Shooting Death of Calumet City Rapper

2 Charged With Shooting Death of Calumet City Rapper

Two men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a local rapper during a robbery Friday night... Read »

5 hours ago
Naperville Leaders Consider Closing Bars Earlier

Naperville Leaders Consider Closing Bars Earlier

Some city councilmembers concerned about increased late night violence and suspected DUI fatal crash earlier... Watch »

3 hours ago
Shake Shack To Open Second Chicago Location in 2015

Shake Shack To Open Second Chicago Location in 2015

New York City-based Shake Shack, as famous for its lines and web cam as its burgers and shakes, is adding a... Read »

6 hours ago
Home Burglary Suspect Caught on Surveillance Video

Home Burglary Suspect Caught on Surveillance Video

Police are searching for a “person of interest” who is suspected in several burglaries in Long Beach, Indiana. Watch »

2 hours ago
Uniqlo To Open First Store in Chicago Next Fall

Uniqlo To Open First Store in Chicago Next Fall

Clothing store Uniqlo plans to open its first store in Chicago -- and the Midwest -- next fall. Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Committee Approves Settlement for Family of Teen Shot by Police

Committee Approves Settlement for Family of Teen Shot by Police

Chicago taxpayers could reportedly spend $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the mother of a high... Watch »

5 hours ago
Peterson Sister Wants Missing Woman Declared Dead

Peterson Sister Wants Missing Woman Declared Dead

Peterson's husband, Drew Peterson, was convicted in September 2012 of first-degree murder for the death of his third... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Illinois Woman Dies Retrieving Phone From Fire

Illinois Woman Dies Retrieving Phone From Fire

Authorities say a central Illinois woman is dead after running back into her burning home to get her cell Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Blues Band Shows Bears Pride in New Tune

Blues Band Shows Bears Pride in New Tune

With training camp underway, Bears fans are gearing up for the official start of football season. Read »

Jul 29, 2014
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