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Small Plane Crashes Near Bloomington Airport

Small Plane Crashes Near Bloomington Airport

Indiana State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil and Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory said the... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Illinois School Resumes Classes After Gas Leak

Illinois School Resumes Classes After Gas Leak

Classes resumed Thursday at a Springfield-area school two days after a carbon monoxide leak sickened more than... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Wilson Station Makeover Could Unleash Rats into Uptown

Wilson Station Makeover Could Unleash Rats into Uptown

The Chicago Transit Authority wants to give residents in Uptown a bit of a heads up: Construction of the CTA's... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Daily Dish: Today's Political Roundup

Daily Dish: Today's Political Roundup

9/18/14: Mary Ann Ahern gets you up to speed on the Republican governor's race. Bruce Rauner's courting veterans and... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Illinois No. 4 in Nation for Worst Highway Congestion

Illinois No. 4 in Nation for Worst Highway Congestion

This should come as no surprise for Illinois commuters. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Shaquille O'Neal Curates an Expo Chicago Gallery

Shaquille O'Neal Curates an Expo Chicago Gallery

9/18/14: LeeAnn Trotter is tracking the whereabouts of a 7 foot tall former NBA star who lent his aesthetic... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Karen Lewis Tweets for Donations: 'Help Me Make a Decision'

Karen Lewis Tweets for Donations: 'Help Me Make a Decision'

Still undecided on running for mayor, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is soliciting supporters on... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Blackhawks Training Camp: 5 Players to Watch

Blackhawks Training Camp: 5 Players to Watch

The Chicago Blackhawks announced their training camp roster on Thursday, and we have five players that you should... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Unborn Child of Bali Suitcase Murder Suspect Gets Lawyer

Unborn Child of Bali Suitcase Murder Suspect Gets Lawyer

An attorney has been assigned to the unborn child of a Chicago teen accused of killing her mother and stuffing... Watch »

Sep 18, 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
Rockford Among

Rockford Among "Least Educated Cities in America"

Rockford has been named one of the least educated cities in America. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Crestwood Seeks to Settle Contaminated Water Suits

Crestwood Seeks to Settle Contaminated Water Suits

Crestwood Mayor Lou Presta said the village will pay a $50,000 fine but admit no guilt. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Holiday Gifts Stolen From Catholic Charities

Holiday Gifts Stolen From Catholic Charities

Stockpile of toys and other gift items were discovered to be missing in May when volunteer returned to a storage... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Injury Reported After Tractor-Trailer Overturns

Injury Reported After Tractor-Trailer Overturns

The big rig overturned at the intersection of Route 394 and East Sauk Trail Road. Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Vince Vaughn Lists Huge Chicago Penthouse

Vince Vaughn Lists Huge Chicago Penthouse

Actor attempts to sell home for $10 million less than he originally listed it for in 2011. Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Suburban Firefighters Stranded After Cabo Hurricane

Suburban Firefighters Stranded After Cabo Hurricane

Twenty-four active and retired firefighters attending wedding stuck in resort town. Watch »

Sep 18, 2014

"Dainty Warrior" Thrives Following Cancer Surgery

Four-year-old Chicago girl sells her paintings to help other sick kids. Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Cubs Complete Sweep of Reds

Cubs Complete Sweep of Reds

Kyle Hendricks kept up his impressive rookie season, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Boy, 8, Shot During Fight Between 2 Adults

Boy, 8, Shot During Fight Between 2 Adults

Police say the boy was grazed in the face during the altercation. Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Free iPhone 6 Scam Pops Up On Facebook

Free iPhone 6 Scam Pops Up On Facebook

BBB says to be aware of free offers recommended from Facebook friends. Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
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