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Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 10:33 AM CST

Chicago Police Shoot, Kill Man Suspected in Shooting

Chicago Police Shoot, Kill Man Suspected in Shooting

Chicago police fatally shot a man they suspect was involved in another shooting nearby on the city's West Side early Sunday, authorities said.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 05:35 PM CST

Ratings Agency: Tax Hike Could Fix Chicago School Finances

Ratings Agency: Tax Hike Could Fix Chicago School Finances

A credit ratings agency says for the Chicago Public Schools to work its way out of debt it must consider a property tax hike of more than $400 million annually.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 05:06 PM CST

Chicago Cubs Announce Championship Ring Bearer Fan Contest

Chicago Cubs Announce Championship Ring Bearer Fan Contest

The Cubs are offering 20 fans the chance to present a player or coach with their World Series championship ring during a ceremony at Wrigley Field through a new contest that is sure to inspire some creativity.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 03:49 PM CST

Illinois Prepares to Celebrate 200 Years With New Logo

Illinois Prepares to Celebrate 200 Years With New Logo

Gov. Rauner kicked off planning for Illinois' 200th birthday by unveiling the bicentennial logo at the historic Old State Capitol in Springfield.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 03:11 PM CST

Chicago Police Seek Driver of SUV in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Chicago Police Seek Driver of SUV in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police are asking for the public’s help finding the driver of an SUV that hit and killed a woman Monday night in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 02:48 PM CST

AFSCME Members to Vote on Strike Authorization

AFSCME Members to Vote on Strike Authorization

Illinois' largest public-employee union told its members Friday that they soon will vote on whether to authorize a strike if contract talks with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration remain stalled.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 08:12 PM CST

5 Hurt When SUV Crashes into West Side Barbershop

5 Hurt When SUV Crashes into West Side Barbershop

Three adults and two children were injured when an SUV drove into a barbershop Saturday morning on Chicago's West Side.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 03:18 PM CST

Minnesota Wild Apologize After 'Violent' Mascot Skit

Minnesota Wild Apologize After 'Violent' Mascot Skit

Hockey fans are used to seeing some pretty brutal fights on the ice, but it’s usually between the players – not the mascots.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 03:20 PM CST

CPS to Force Staffers to Take 4 Unpaid Furlough Days

CPS to Force Staffers to Take 4 Unpaid Furlough Days

Chicago Public Schools announced Friday it’ll make all staffers take four unpaid furlough days this spring.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 09:49 AM CST

Frazier Agrees to Deal With Sox, Avoiding Arbitration

Frazier Agrees to Deal With Sox, Avoiding Arbitration

Third baseman Todd Frazier has agreed to a $12 million, one-year contract with the White Sox after a mixed first season in Chicago.

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