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Andersonville Ranks No. 7 in Redfin's Hottest Neighborhoods for 2015

Andersonville Ranks No. 7 in Redfin's Hottest Neighborhoods for 2015

The North Side neighborhood made real estate website Redfin's top 10 list of hottest neighborhoods in the nation... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Blackhawks to Play Wild in 2016 Outdoor Game

Blackhawks to Play Wild in 2016 Outdoor Game

The Chicago Blackhawks will be heading outdoors again next season, as they will take on the Minnesota Wild at TCF... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Obama Endorses Emanuel in Forthcoming Radio Ad

Obama Endorses Emanuel in Forthcoming Radio Ad

President Obama has endorsed Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a radio advertisement that is set to air beginning Monday. Read »

Jan 24, 2015
World Cup of Hockey to Take Place in 2016

World Cup of Hockey to Take Place in 2016

The NHL and NHLPA announced a new World Cup of Hockey tournament on Saturday, saying that the event will take place... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Two Women Hurt in South Side Shooting

Two Women Hurt in South Side Shooting

Two women, thought to be in their 20s, were shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Friday night. Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Kane, Toews Square Off in Accuracy Shooting Event

Kane, Toews Square Off in Accuracy Shooting Event

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are on opposite teams at the NHL All-Star Game this weekend, and the duo will face... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
UIC Offers Spring Course on Beyonce

UIC Offers Spring Course on Beyonce

The University of Illinois at Chicago is offering a semester-long course called "Beyonce: Critical Feminist... Read »

Jan 24, 2015

"Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks Remembered

Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who passed away Friday at the age of 83, is remembered by fans across the country... Watch »

Jan 24, 2015
Police: Woman Stole $36K from Charitable Organization

Police: Woman Stole $36K from Charitable Organization

Karrol L. Williams was charged with stealing thousands from the not-for-profit organization Community Youth Network... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Foligno vs. Toews: How Each Team Should Line Up Sunday

Foligno vs. Toews: How Each Team Should Line Up Sunday

Nobody asked us, but we thought it would be fun to play the role of Darryl Sutter and Peter Laviolette and select... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Body Found in Burning Home in Barrington

Body Found in Burning Home in Barrington

A body was found in a burning home in unincorporated Barrington early Saturday morning. Read »

Jan 24, 2015

Life and Times of Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks is a baseball legend, the first African American to play for the Chicago Cubs and the first black... View »

Jan 24, 2015
Ernie Banks Passes Away at 83

Ernie Banks Passes Away at 83

Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, known as "Mr. Cub" and for his iconic catchphrase "Let's Play... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Man Charged With Beating Girlfriend’s 1-year-old Son to Death

Man Charged With Beating Girlfriend’s 1-year-old Son to Death

A man is accused of brutally beating his girlfriend’s one-year-old son so severely, part of the toddler’s skull... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Bears Hire Loggains as Quarterbacks Coach

Bears Hire Loggains as Quarterbacks Coach

The Chicago Bears may not have Jay Cutler back in the fold next season, but they did decide on a quarterback coach... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Toews, Kane Go Head-to-Head in All-Star Draft

Toews, Kane Go Head-to-Head in All-Star Draft

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane were already slated to be on separate teams for the NHL All-Star Game, but Brent... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Reports: Ted Lilly Charged with Insurance Fraud

Reports: Ted Lilly Charged with Insurance Fraud

Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly pleaded not guilty to three counts of insurance fraud earlier this week... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Metra Reveals Plan to Help With Overcrowding

Metra Reveals Plan to Help With Overcrowding

Metra wants riders to know they hear their concerns and they’re working to fix the problems. Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Spokane Diocese Settles Cupich Lawsuit

Spokane Diocese Settles Cupich Lawsuit

The Catholic Diocese of Spokane has settled a lawsuit filed by Chicago’s current Archbishop Blaise Cupich when he... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Willie Wilson Debuts New Radio Ad

Willie Wilson Debuts New Radio Ad

Advertising is about getting someone’s attention, and that’s certainly what mayoral candidate Willie Wilson’s new... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015

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