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"Slender Man" Suspects Fit for Trial: Judge

Prosecutors have charged the girls with attempted first-degree intentional homicide in the attack in Wisconsin in... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Is Your Office Making a Bad Flu Season Worse?

Is Your Office Making a Bad Flu Season Worse?

'Tis the season for holiday cheer, gifts and celebration, but for office workers across the country, it is also the... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
New Map Aims to Simplify Residential Zone Parking

New Map Aims to Simplify Residential Zone Parking

The City of Chicago currently has 1,429 active residential parking zones, many with their own rules of enforcement. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Quinn Calls Special Session for Comptroller

Quinn Calls Special Session for Comptroller

Gov. Pat Quinn has filed for a special session to elect a new Illinois comptroller following the death of Judy Baar... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
New Skyscraper Planned to Rise Along Chicago River

New Skyscraper Planned to Rise Along Chicago River

The 88-story building, dubbed as "Wanda Vista," will house a hotel, retail shops and condos. Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Chicago Couple Convicted of Stealing State Grants

Chicago Couple Convicted of Stealing State Grants

A Chicago businessman and his wife were convicted Wednesday on more than a dozen counts of stealing $3.4 million in... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Former Tutor Charged With Child Porn Possession

Former Tutor Charged With Child Porn Possession

Albert Galus has been under investigation since he took his computer in for repair three years ago, officials said. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Patterson Bumped From Mayoral Ballot

Patterson Bumped From Mayoral Ballot

It appears Willie Wilson has won his challenge to bump Fenton Patterson off the ballot as a candidate for mayor. Read »

Dec 18, 2014

Top 15 New Illinois Laws for 2015

"January 1, we wake up to a new year," the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus wrote on their website. View »

Dec 18, 2014
Rodgers Empathizes With Cutler

Rodgers Empathizes With Cutler

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers weighed in on the recent controversy surrounding Jay Cutler and Aaron... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Chicago Reacts to Historic Day Between Cuba, U.S.

Chicago Reacts to Historic Day Between Cuba, U.S.

Here in Chicago, the Cuban community is not large, about 22,000 according to the latest data available from the U.S.... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Suburban Smash-and-Grab Thieves Target Lotto Tickets

Suburban Smash-and-Grab Thieves Target Lotto Tickets

Smash-and-grab lottery ticket thefts are becoming a common occurrence in the Western suburbs, according to police. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Opinion: Cutler Benching Unnecessary

Opinion: Cutler Benching Unnecessary

The Chicago Bears' decision to bench Jay Cutler is questionable enough, but the way they handled it is even worse as... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Health Officials Raise Concerns Over

Health Officials Raise Concerns Over "Palcohol"

Though it is still not on store shelves, powdered alcohol continues to make headlines. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Father of 3 Fatally Shot While Waiting for Bus

Father of 3 Fatally Shot While Waiting for Bus

Donatello Hererra was standing on the sidewalk, waiting for the Western Avenue bus when someone in a dark colored... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Vote: Who Should  Bears Fire?

Vote: Who Should Bears Fire?

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has stood behind Jay Cutler all season long, but on Wednesday night it... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Rollover Accident Shuts Down NB Lanes of I-55

Rollover Accident Shuts Down NB Lanes of I-55

A rollover accident shut down northbound lanes of Interstate 55 during rush hour Wednesday. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Police Capt. Returns to Work After Being Shot in Standoff

Police Capt. Returns to Work After Being Shot in Standoff

Chicago Police Captain Ed Kulbida returned to work Wednesday after being gunned down two months ago during an... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

There’s Tinder, there’s Grindr and now there’s Scissr. Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Gas Leak Temporarily Shuts Off Service at 4 CHA Buildings

Gas Leak Temporarily Shuts Off Service at 4 CHA Buildings

Peoples Gas incurred damage to their South Side natural gas facility Wednesday, forcing them to shut off gas service... Read »

Dec 17, 2014

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