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Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes

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Nov 10, 2012
Bears Explore Trade Options for Marshall: Report

Bears Explore Trade Options for Marshall: Report

With just one week to go before his 2015 salary becomes fully guaranteed, the Chicago Bears are reportedly exploring... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
AbbVie to Buy Leukemia Drugmaker Pharmacyclics for $21B

AbbVie to Buy Leukemia Drugmaker Pharmacyclics for $21B

The North Chicago company will spend about $21 billion to buy leukemia drugmaker Pharmacyclics in its first major... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
False Alarm at Clinic Triggers Emergency Response

False Alarm at Clinic Triggers Emergency Response

An accidental trip of an alarm prompted a police response at the Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital in... Watch »

Mar 5, 2015
Jane Byrne Lane Closures, Detours

Jane Byrne Lane Closures, Detours

Construction on the Jane Byrne Interchange for the new flyover bridge begins Tuesday night, March 10, and with the... Watch »

Mar 5, 2015
Yelp Opens New Chicago Office in Merchandise Mart

Yelp Opens New Chicago Office in Merchandise Mart

Yelp, the business review website, is opening an new office in Chicago and is expected to hire 300 employees. Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Which Ravinia Festival Act Most Excites You?

Which Ravinia Festival Act Most Excites You?

Event promoters were out Thursday with their calendar for the summer festival season. Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt Dies of Sudden Illness

Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt Dies of Sudden Illness

The City of Park Ridge announced that Mayor David Schmidt died of a "sudden illness" March 4. Watch »

Mar 5, 2015
Ravinia Releases 2015 Summer Schedule

Ravinia Releases 2015 Summer Schedule

There seems to be something for every music lover on the Ravinia Festival calendar, released Thursday. Watch »

Mar 5, 2015
Fire Attacks Three Buildings, Displacing 18 People

Fire Attacks Three Buildings, Displacing 18 People

Firefighters called to the 7300 block of South Paulina Street at about 1 a.m. found flames shooting through a... Watch »

Mar 5, 2015
Nun Fights Fines Blamed on Vanity Plate Problem

Nun Fights Fines Blamed on Vanity Plate Problem

How did a nun who hasn't traveled to New York City rack up hundreds of dollars worth of parking tickets in The Big... Watch »

Mar 5, 2015
Remains of Two Babies Found in NW Indiana Funeral Home

Remains of Two Babies Found in NW Indiana Funeral Home

The remains of two babies found inside a funeral home in northwest Indiana were "mishandled," officials... Watch »

Mar 5, 2015
One Killed in Rolling Meadows Apartment Building Fire

One Killed in Rolling Meadows Apartment Building Fire

One person has died from an extra-alarm apartment building fire in a Rolling Meadows Wednesday evening, Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Jury Favors CPD in Lawsuit Over Fatal Shooting

Jury Favors CPD in Lawsuit Over Fatal Shooting

A federal jury on Wednesday found in favor of Chicago police and decided to award nothing to the family of a South... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Woman Rescued From Chicago River

Woman Rescued From Chicago River

A female was pulled from the Chicago River downtown Wednesday evening. Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Shedd Aquarium Adopts Surprising New Animal

Shedd Aquarium Adopts Surprising New Animal

The Shedd Aquarium has adopted a new animal to join its ranks—but he may not be the kind you’re thinking of. Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Garcia Pledges to Hire 1,000 Police Officers

Garcia Pledges to Hire 1,000 Police Officers

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia defended his pledge to hire 1,000 new police officers Wednesday but Rahm Emanuel's campaign... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Preservation Chicago Names 7 Threatened Buildings

Preservation Chicago Names 7 Threatened Buildings

The architecture organization named seven historic buildings across the city in danger of being demolished. Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Emanuel: Rauner's State Budget is

Emanuel: Rauner's State Budget is "Wrong Approach"

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget is the "wrong approach" for... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Family of Man Killed by Chicago Police Sues The City

Family of Man Killed by Chicago Police Sues The City

The family of a 19-year-old man who was fatally shot by Chicago police last summer has filed a federal lawsuit... Read »

Mar 4, 2015

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