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Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 03:30 PM CST

10 Shot, 2 Fatally, in First 12 Hours of Holiday Weekend

10 Shot, 2 Fatally, in First 12 Hours of Holiday Weekend

Two people were killed and at least eight more, including a 13-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings on Chicago's South and West Sides to start the Presidents Day holiday weekend, according to police.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 02:53 PM CST

Man Charged in Shooting That Killed 2, Including Toddler

Man Charged in Shooting That Killed 2, Including Toddler

A suspect has been charged in the shooting that killed two people, including a 2-year-old boy, and wounded a pregnant woman on Chicago's West Side, authorities announced Saturday.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:24 PM CST

Illinois House Panel to Consider Thompson Center Sale

Illinois House Panel to Consider Thompson Center Sale

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says the lawmakers will consider a plan to sell the Thompson Center government office building in downtown Chicago.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 09:25 PM CST

Judge OKs Blind Man's Suit Over McDonald's Drive-Thru Policy

Judge OKs Blind Man's Suit Over McDonald's Drive-Thru Policy

A federal judge has ruled a blind man's lawsuit can go forward against McDonald's arguing he can only purchase food in the middle of the night if he has a vehicle.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 09:14 PM CST

Man Found Unconscious in Chicago Neighborhood ID'd

Man Found Unconscious in Chicago Neighborhood ID'd

Police have identified a man who was found unconscious Thursday morning on a Bucktown neighborhood sidewalk on the North Side.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 08:59 PM CST

Governor Pledges State Aid For East Chicago Lead Problems

Governor Pledges State Aid For East Chicago Lead Problems

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb told East Chicago officials that the state will do all it can to address the city's lead contamination problems.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 09:02 PM CST

Sanctuary Schools Marked By Monarch Butterfly in Chicago

Sanctuary Schools Marked By Monarch Butterfly in Chicago

Schools in Chicago that want to be identified as “sanctuary schools” will be emblazoned with a yellow monarch butterfly to identify the building as a place where students and families can come for safety and...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 08:29 AM CST
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By McKayla Braid

10 Things to Do in Chicago While Enjoying the Weather

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  • Go Ice Skating at Millennium Park
  • Sample Whiskeys, Bourbons and Scotches at River North Whiskey Festival
  • Check out the Cars at the Chicago Auto Show
Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:49 PM CST

Driver in Fatal Crash Had At Least 10 Violations: Records

Driver in Fatal Crash Had At Least 10 Violations: Records

NBC 5 Investigates looked into the driving record driver of the man allegedly behind the wheel of the Mercedes Benz police say was involved in a three-car crash in a northwest suburb Thursday, killing himself...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 06:17 PM CST

I-55 Closed Near Rt. 30 After 8 Cars, Tractor-Trailer Crash

I-55 Closed Near Rt. 30 After 8 Cars, Tractor-Trailer Crash

Southbound I-55 lanes were shut down near US Route 30 after eight cars and a tractor-trailer were involved in an accident in the area, Illinois State Police said Friday.

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