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Opinion: Mayor, Council Still Owe Answer On Mental Health Clinic Closures

Opinion: Mayor, Council Still Owe Answer On Mental Health Clinic...

First, the good news: there‚Äôs going to be a hearing. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Self-Serve Beer Proposed for Miller Park

Self-Serve Beer Proposed for Miller Park

Self-serve beer could be on its way to Miller Park. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Singer R. Kelly Sued By Former Manager

Singer R. Kelly Sued By Former Manager

R. Kelly is being sued by his former manager after the singer allegedly failed to pay the first monthly payment of a... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Handgun Found in Carry-On Bag at Midway Airport

Handgun Found in Carry-On Bag at Midway Airport

A 35-year-old man was arrested at Midway International Airport Monday after a firearm was found in his carry-on... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Brita Recalls Children's Water Bottles

Brita Recalls Children's Water Bottles

Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
A Year After Closures, CPS Schools Remain Empty (and on the Market)

A Year After Closures, CPS Schools Remain Empty (and on the Market)

Now that CPS closed all those schools, what's the district going to do with the extra space? Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Drunken Bus Driver Sentenced to 20 Days in Jail

Drunken Bus Driver Sentenced to 20 Days in Jail

Jill Beebe entered a blind plea of guilty to one count of aggravated driving under the influence on July 1. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Jackie Robinson West Preps For Elimination Game

Jackie Robinson West Preps For Elimination Game

Morgan Park squad faces Pearland, Texas Tuesday night. Watch »

Aug 19, 2014

Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes

NBC Chicago salutes the men and women in the armed forces who have died in combat. View »

Nov 10, 2012
Tunney Polls Residents on Moving Pride Parade Downtown

Tunney Polls Residents on Moving Pride Parade Downtown

Lakeview alderman said too many complaints about public drinking, crime and trash have followed recent... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
Body of Mom Slain in Bali En Route to U.S.

Body of Mom Slain in Bali En Route to U.S.

Heather Lois Mack and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, are accused of killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack and stuffing body... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
Security Expert Discovers Hole In Satellite Communications

Security Expert Discovers Hole In Satellite Communications

Ruben Santamarta says satellite systems are "wide open." Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
Worker Falls From Water Tank in Humboldt Park

Worker Falls From Water Tank in Humboldt Park

Victim listed in serious-to-critical condition. Read »

Aug 18, 2014
First Illinois West Nile Virus Case Reported on North Side

First Illinois West Nile Virus Case Reported on North Side

Elderly West Ridge neighborhood woman recovering at home. Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Man Charged With DUI After Driving Into Playground

Man Charged With DUI After Driving Into Playground

A man was charged with DUI after he allegedly drove an SUV onto an elementary school playground in west suburban... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Jackie Robinson West Avoids Elimination

Jackie Robinson West Avoids Elimination

Chicago team tops Rhode Island 8-7. Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Filmmakers Seek To Make Bucket Boys Documentary

Filmmakers Seek To Make Bucket Boys Documentary

You may have heard them while walking down the streets of Chicago.
They sound like a drum line, but not in... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
O'Donnell Reportedly Wins Bears' Punting Job

O'Donnell Reportedly Wins Bears' Punting Job

The Chicago Bears have reportedly made a decision as to who will be their punter in the 2014 season, as rookie... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Rauner Admits Nearly

Rauner Admits Nearly "Punching Someone" at Parade

Video surfaced Monday of Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner telling supporters he came close to "punching... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Cubs Rally for 4-1 Victory Over Mets

Cubs Rally for 4-1 Victory Over Mets

Kyle Hendricks and two relievers held New York to four or fewer hits for the fifth straight game, Baez and... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
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