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Chicago's Only Olive Garden Opens on NW Side

Chicago's Only Olive Garden Opens on NW Side

Olive Garden restaurant opened its only eatery in Chicago's city limits Monday, setting up shop in the Avondale... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Work Begins on Wrigley Field Renovation Project

Work Begins on Wrigley Field Renovation Project

First phase of project expected to be completed by Opening Day 2015. Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
President, First Lady and Hillary to Stump for Quinn

President, First Lady and Hillary to Stump for Quinn

Some big name Democrats will be in Chicago in the next couple of weeks to help support Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Struck Coyote Lodges Into Grill of Car

Struck Coyote Lodges Into Grill of Car

Driver doesn't discover animal until he arrives at work. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Jewel-Osco Reports Another Possible Data Hack

Jewel-Osco Reports Another Possible Data Hack

Company says hackers tried to obtain customer payment card data between Aug. 27 and Sept. 21 at some Illinois,... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Man Who Got Out of Vehicle to Urinate Fatally Struck

Man Who Got Out of Vehicle to Urinate Fatally Struck

A man who got out of a vehicle to urinate on the side of the road was fatally struck by a taxi early Sunday in... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Durbin, Oberweis Butt Heads on ISIS, IRS

Durbin, Oberweis Butt Heads on ISIS, IRS

Illinois' Dick Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. Senate, faced off against Republican rival Jim Oberweis in... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Reigning Chicago Marathon Champ Shatters World Record

Reigning Chicago Marathon Champ Shatters World Record

The 30-year-old Kenyan won the 41st edition of the Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 2 minutes, 57 seconds, becoming... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
FAA Fire Suspect

FAA Fire Suspect "Deeply Regrets" Actions, Attorney Says

A Naperville man appeared in federal court Monday afternoon on charges he set fire to an air traffic control center,... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
CPD Officer Flips SUV in Uptown

CPD Officer Flips SUV in Uptown

A Chicago Police Department officer was being treated at a local hospital after flipping a police SUV in Uptown... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Chicago Could See First Frost This Week

Chicago Could See First Frost This Week

Brace yourself. The Chicago area could see its first frost of the season by the end of the week. Read »

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Indiana Man Fatally Shot at His Own Birthday Party

Indiana Man Fatally Shot at His Own Birthday Party

A Northwest Indiana man died Saturday night after being shot at his own birthday party. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Illinoisans on Forbes' List of Richest in U.S.

Illinoisans on Forbes' List of Richest in U.S.

Forbes has released its annual ranking of the 400 richest people in America, and Chicago hedge fund tycoon Ken... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Blackhawks Cut Roster to 28

Blackhawks Cut Roster to 28

The Chicago Blackhawks trimmed their training camp roster down to 28 players on Monday, sending six players,... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Prosecutors Rest Case in Brutal Joliet Slayings Trial

Prosecutors Rest Case in Brutal Joliet Slayings Trial

The bench trial for the alleged "ringleader" of a gruesome 2013 double murder in Joliet is expected to... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
FAA Head Orders Review After Radar Center Sabotage

FAA Head Orders Review After Radar Center Sabotage

Over the next 30 days, a team of FAA employees and labor union representatives will review security practices and... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Fitzgerald Floated for Top Attorney General Spot

Fitzgerald Floated for Top Attorney General Spot

Patrick Fitzgerald, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, is being touted by some a s a... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Clinton to Campaign for Quinn in Illinois: Report

Clinton to Campaign for Quinn in Illinois: Report

Hillary Clinton is heading home to her native Illinois to campaign for Gov. Pat Quinn, the Chicago Sun-Times... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Boy, 13, Shot to Death in Chicago Lawn

Boy, 13, Shot to Death in Chicago Lawn

Demureya Macon, 13, was shot in the torso in the 6600 block of South Talman at 8:35 p.m. Sunday. Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
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Mother: "Slender Man" Stabbing Victim Feared Specter

A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times by classmates trying to please a fictional horror character... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
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