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Nov 10, 2012
2 Dead, 5 Injured in Hazmat Situation in Suburban Home

2 Dead, 5 Injured in Hazmat Situation in Suburban Home

Two people are dead, one person is critically injured and four first responders have been hospitalized in a... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Aurora Girls Run Into Walmart to Avoid Abduction

Aurora Girls Run Into Walmart to Avoid Abduction

A man tried to abduct two young girls Thursday morning in west suburban Aurora, but they escaped by running into... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Suspect in Bloomington Stabbings Spits on Judge

Suspect in Bloomington Stabbings Spits on Judge

A man suspected of multiple stabbings in central Illinois has been removed from a courtroom after reportedly... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
20 Most Unexpected Words Added to Oxford Dictionary

20 Most Unexpected Words Added to Oxford Dictionary

Manspreading is so widespread it's now a word. Read »

Aug 28, 2015
Police Warn of Catalytic Converter Thefts in Chicago

Police Warn of Catalytic Converter Thefts in Chicago

Police have warned residents in Chicago after a series of catalytic converter thefts in the citys Beverly and Morgan... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Second City Cancels Performances for 2nd Day After Fire

Second City Cancels Performances for 2nd Day After Fire

Famed Chicago comedy club Second City has canceled Thursday performances after a fire blazed through the company's... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Man Made Bomb Threat After College Admission Denied: Cops

Man Made Bomb Threat After College Admission Denied: Cops

A Chicago man threatened to blow up a building at at a west suburban college because he was denied admission to the... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties With Farm After Undercover Video

McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties With Farm After Undercover Video

McDonald's and the fast food chain's supplier Tyson Foods have cut ties with a Tennessee chicken farm after an... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose

Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose

A woman has filed a lawsuit against Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, claiming he and two friends drugged and... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Father, Son Killed in Gary Fire: Officials

Father, Son Killed in Gary Fire: Officials

A father and son were killed during a fire at a home in Gary, Indiana early Thursday morning. Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Suburb to Start Keeping 'Habitual Drunkard' List

Chicago Suburb to Start Keeping 'Habitual Drunkard' List

The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to start compiling a "habitual drunkard"... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Major Expansion, New Stores Open at Aurora Outlet Mall

Major Expansion, New Stores Open at Aurora Outlet Mall

Attention, shopaholics! A whole slew of new stores opens at the mega outlet mall in Aurora Thursday. Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Peterson's Attorneys Seek to Toss Wiretaps

Peterson's Attorneys Seek to Toss Wiretaps

An attorney representing convicted wife killer Drew Peterson has filed a motion seeking to have recorded evidence in... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Cubs' Six-Game Winning Streak Halted by Giants

Cubs' Six-Game Winning Streak Halted by Giants

Joe Maddon is all for having his young Chicago Cubs team tested in late August. What perfect preparation for the... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Students Cancel Suburban School's Dress Code Protest

Students Cancel Suburban School's Dress Code Protest

Students at two northwest suburban high schools have decided to cancel a protest against a school dress code rule... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Ex-Chicago Comptroller Extradited From Pakistan

Ex-Chicago Comptroller Extradited From Pakistan

Former Chicago comptroller Amer Ahmad has been extradited from Pakistan, nearly nine months after he was sentenced... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Party Bus Company Accused of Leaving Customers Stranded

Chicago Party Bus Company Accused of Leaving Customers Stranded

A Chicago area party bus company is facing more accusations that it is stranding customers. Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Man Pleads Guilty to DUI Crash That Left 2 Friends Drowned

Man Pleads Guilty to DUI Crash That Left 2 Friends Drowned

A west suburban man pleaded guilty Wednesday to being intoxicated when he drove his vehicle into Naperville’s Quarry... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Report: McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges

Report: McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges

Former San Francisco 49'ers and Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald was indicted on rape charges in Santa... Read »

Aug 26, 2015

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