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Gardeners Challenge Chicago Weed Control Rules

Gardeners Challenge Chicago Weed Control Rules

Their plants can be medicinal, edible and often beautiful. But a growing number of gardeners who tend to wildflowers... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Cubs Top Rockies 3-1

Cubs Top Rockies 3-1

Jake Arrieta struck out seven in seven innings, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Cubs Trade James Russell, Emilio Bonifacio

Cubs Trade James Russell, Emilio Bonifacio

The contending Atlanta Braves bolstered their bench and bullpen on Thursday, acquiring utilityman Emilio... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
White Sox Top Tigers 7-4

White Sox Top Tigers 7-4

Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Quinn Scores Teachers Union Endorsement in Bitter Governors Race

Quinn Scores Teachers Union Endorsement in Bitter Governors Race

Surprise! Not one but two powerful Illinois teachers unions have come forward to formally endorse... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Loop Shooter Was Not Registered to Carry Gun

Loop Shooter Was Not Registered to Carry Gun

Police say a man who shot a company CEO in a downtown office building Thursday was not legally permitted to... Watch »

Aug 1, 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
Beware of Lollapalooza Fake Ticket Scams

Beware of Lollapalooza Fake Ticket Scams

Several ticket seekers victimized by criminals on Craigslist. Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
A Kinder, Gentler Rahm? Chicago's Mayor Gets Tough on Social Issues

A Kinder, Gentler Rahm? Chicago's Mayor Gets Tough on Social Issues

A kinder, gentler Rahm Emanuel has emerged this week, making two grand gestures that show a more compassionate side... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Kyle Long's Ready to Go

Kyle Long's Ready to Go

Long played on an offensive line that allowed just thirty sacks in 2013, lining up with veterans like Roberto Garza,... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Flight Attendant's Teen Daughter Charged With Murder

Flight Attendant's Teen Daughter Charged With Murder

The pregnant teen daughter of a United Airlines flight attendant found dead in the trunk of a car in Gary, Indiana... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Father, Son Killed in Separate Shootings in Less Than a Week

Father, Son Killed in Separate Shootings in Less Than a Week

A man shot and killed Thursday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood is the father of a 13-year-old boy fatally... Read »

Jul 31, 2014

"American Idol" to Host Auditions at State Fair

Officials say the popular television talent-search program "American Idol" will conduct open auditions at... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Whole Foods Details Plans for New Stores

Whole Foods Details Plans for New Stores

Whole Foods has reportedly announced plans to open the first of seven renovated Dominick‚Äôs stores next year. Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Teen Found After Going Missing From Oregon Camp

Teen Found After Going Missing From Oregon Camp

A 2014 Deerfield High School graduate was found safe today after going missing from his Oregon nature camp for more... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Lance Briggs Wants to Retire a Bear

Lance Briggs Wants to Retire a Bear

The 12-year-veteran, who missed much of the 2013 season with a shoulder injury, told Grizzly Detail that he... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Little League Team Sets Sights on Historic World Series

Little League Team Sets Sights on Historic World Series

The Jackie Robinson West Little League team could make Chicago history. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Politico Switches Illinois Governor Race to 'Leans Republican'

Politico Switches Illinois Governor Race to 'Leans Republican'

Too early to call this for Bruce Rauner? Nobody who follows Illinois politics will be the least bit surprised... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Mundy Looks to Lead Bears Safeties to Bounceback Season

Mundy Looks to Lead Bears Safeties to Bounceback Season

The Chicago Bears are looking to turn the page on the struggles their safeties had last year, and Ryan Mundy... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
ArrowStream CEO Listed in Critical Condition

ArrowStream CEO Listed in Critical Condition

ArrowStream Chairman and CEO Steven LaVoie is showing slight improvements after he was injured Thursday during... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
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