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Summer Returns for Start of September

Summer Returns for Start of September

Highs are expected to be in the low to mid 80s on Monday, then upper 80s to possible low 90s Tuesday through... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Judge Acquits Chicago Lawyer of Coaching Lies

Judge Acquits Chicago Lawyer of Coaching Lies

A federal judge has acquitted a high-profile Chicago attorney at a rare trial of a lawyer on multiple counts of... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Ind. Man Hooks Fish With Human-Looking Teeth

Ind. Man Hooks Fish With Human-Looking Teeth

A fish native to South America being caught in Peru isn't unusual — unless it happens in Peru, Indiana. Glen Salyer... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Second City Cancels Performances for Week After Fire

Second City Cancels Performances for Week After Fire

Famed Chicago comedy club Second City has canceled all performances for this week after a fire damaged the company's... Watch »

4 hours ago
Rahm Emanuel Participates in Triathlon

Rahm Emanuel Participates in Triathlon

Emanuel, who is known for his enthusiasm for fitness, participated in the event for the first time since 2011... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
10 Interesting Facts About Arrieta's No-Hitter

10 Interesting Facts About Arrieta's No-Hitter

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta became just the 14th player in team history to throw a no-hitter, and we have ten... Read »

6 hours ago
Father, Teen Daughter Killed in Lake County Crash

Father, Teen Daughter Killed in Lake County Crash

A suburban father and his teen daughter were killed and three others were injured in a tragic crash in Lake County... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Arrieta, Cubs Rock Pajamas After No-Hitter Sunday

Arrieta, Cubs Rock Pajamas After No-Hitter Sunday

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta found a unique way to celebrate his no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers... Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Blaze Tears Through Historic Chicago Bowling Alley

Blaze Tears Through Historic Chicago Bowling Alley

One of Chicago’s oldest bowling alleys, Lincoln Square Lanes, was engulfed in flames early Monday morning on the... Watch »

4 hours ago
Arrieta Throws No-Hitter in 2-0 Cubs Victory

Arrieta Throws No-Hitter in 2-0 Cubs Victory

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta threw the 14th no-hitter in team history on Sunday night in a 2-0 win over the Los... Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Why Chicago's 'Corpse Flower' Didn't Bloom

Why Chicago's 'Corpse Flower' Didn't Bloom

"Spike," the Chicago Botanic Garden's prized "corpse flower," left some fans disappointed Sunday... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Bears Release Former Pro Bowl CB Tim Jennings

Bears Release Former Pro Bowl CB Tim Jennings

In a surprising move, the Chicago Bears released two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Tim Jennings. Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Excise Police Cite, Arrest 199 During Indiana Festival

Excise Police Cite, Arrest 199 During Indiana Festival

Excise police officers in Indiana cited or arrested nearly 200 people at a diesel truck festival in Terre Haute... Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Boil Order Lifted for University of Chicago

Boil Order Lifted for University of Chicago

A boil order at the University of Chicago Medical Center and most of the university’s Hyde Park campus has been... Watch »

Aug 30, 2015
Indiana Inmate Who Escaped After Giving Birth Captured

Indiana Inmate Who Escaped After Giving Birth Captured

An inmate at a northern Indiana jail who escaped after giving birth at a hospital has been captured. Watch »

Aug 30, 2015
Cubs Will Hold Pajama Party on Flight Back to Chicago

Cubs Will Hold Pajama Party on Flight Back to Chicago

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is willing to think outside of the box when it comes to motivating his team, and on... Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Grizzly Detail Report Card: Bears vs. Bengals

Grizzly Detail Report Card: Bears vs. Bengals

The Chicago Bears struggled in just about every area of the game in their 21-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on... Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Walker Says Wall Along Canadian Border Worth Reviewing

Walker Says Wall Along Canadian Border Worth Reviewing

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is putting a new twist on the topic of securing the border, a staple among the GOP... Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Loyola University Student Robbed Near Downtown Campus

Loyola University Student Robbed Near Downtown Campus

A Loyola University student was robbed near a Red Line station near the school’s Water Tower campus early Friday. Read »

Aug 30, 2015
2 Arrested in Crash That Killed Parents, Injured 3 Children

2 Arrested in Crash That Killed Parents, Injured 3 Children

Two men were arrested and charged Saturday in connection with a three-car crash in south suburban Chicago that left... Watch »

Aug 30, 2015

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