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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 »

4 hours ago
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 »

6 hours ago
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
Defense Argues Self-Defense as Bar Stabbing Trial Begins

Defense Argues Self-Defense as Bar Stabbing Trial Begins

Daniel Olaska is charged with fatally stabbing an elementary school teacher inside a Naperville nightclub. Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Rauner Says New Jersey is

Rauner Says New Jersey is "Going Down the Drain"

Illinois' governor has some harsh words for Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who helped Bruce Rauner in... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Public Gets Preview of Dillinger Museum

Public Gets Preview of Dillinger Museum

The sneak peek marks the 81st anniversary of Dillinger's March 3, 1934, escape from the nearby Lake County Jail. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Chicago State, U of I Make List of Worst Colleges for Free Speech

Chicago State, U of I Make List of Worst Colleges for Free Speech

The two universities made the annual top 10 list for allegedly violating First Amendment rights in 2014. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close

Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close

Oprah Winfrey announces plans to transition OWN production at Harpo Studios from its current Chicago location to one... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Recovering Addict Helps Chicago Homeless With Thousands of Sack Lunches

Recovering Addict Helps Chicago Homeless With Thousands of Sack...

Nick Gore, founder of Sack Lunch Sunday, said providing meals to the less fortunate on the streets of Chicago is the... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Accused Terrorist Appears in Court for Pre-Trial Status Hearing

Accused Terrorist Appears in Court for Pre-Trial Status Hearing

An April deadline for pre-trial motions was set during a Mohammed Hamzah Khan's brief court appearance. Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Winter Weather Cancels Hundreds of Flights

Winter Weather Cancels Hundreds of Flights

Winter weather canceled hundreds of flights in the Chicago area Tuesday as freezing rain, snow and ice blanketed the... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Cardinal George Admitted to Hospital

Cardinal George Admitted to Hospital

Chicago Archdiocese says George was hospitalized on Sunday and would remain for "several days." Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Snow, Ice Causes Delays on CTA Train Lines

Snow, Ice Causes Delays on CTA Train Lines

Freezing rain, snow and ice caused major delays on several train lines during the Tuesday morning commute, including... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Man Paralyzed in DUI Crash Launches GoFundMe Campaign

Man Paralyzed in DUI Crash Launches GoFundMe Campaign

Brandon Ferreira suffers from a spinal cord injury and is paralyzed from the waist down after being involved in... Read »

Mar 2, 2015

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