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Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 02:55 PM CST

Jorge Soler Posts Touching Goodbye to Cubs Fans After Trade

Jorge Soler Posts Touching Goodbye to Cubs Fans After Trade

Outfielder Jorge Soler was one of the more popular members of the World Series champion Chicago Cubs, and after his trade on Wednesday to Kansas City, the slugger said goodbye in a touching Twitter tribute.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 02:16 PM CST

Sen. Mark Kirk Praised During Senate Floor Send-Off

Sen. Mark Kirk Praised During Senate Floor Send-Off

Outgoing Sen. Mark Kirk was praised on the Senate floor Tuesday by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, lauding the fellow Republicans recovery from a "debilitating” 2012 stroke.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 05:24 PM CST

Coldest Air of Season Arrives in Chicago Area

Coldest Air of Season Arrives in Chicago Area

The coldest air of the season arrived Wednesday, the first of two rounds that will sweep through the Chicago area in the coming days.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:26 AM CST

Illinois Nurse Sentenced For Taking Drugs Meant for Patients

Illinois Nurse Sentenced For Taking Drugs Meant for Patients

A 32-year-old nurse has been sentenced for illegally using drugs she falsely claimed she administered to patients at a central Illinois health facility.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:09 AM CST

Find a Warming Center Near You

Find a Warming Center Near You

When Mother Nature takes the temperature to dangerous levels, it's important to find a safe place to stay warm.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 03:08 PM CST

Mayor Emanuel Meets With President-Elect Trump

Mayor Emanuel Meets With President-Elect Trump

Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday morning at Trump Tower in New York City, touching on a variety of issues, including transportation, investment in infrastructure, job creation...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 09:14 AM CST

Starbucks to Open New Stand-Alone Bakery in Chicago

Starbucks to Open New Stand-Alone Bakery in Chicago

Starbucks announced Wednesday that it plans to open standalone Italian bakeries in three U.S. cities between late 2017 and early 2018. The bakeries, called Princi, will come to New York, Chicago and Seattle...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 01:19 PM CST

Cubs to Send Soler to Royals for Closer Wade Davis

Cubs to Send Soler to Royals for Closer Wade Davis

It took nearly 24 hours to complete, but the deal is now official as the Chicago Cubs have traded Jorge Soler to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for All-Star closer Wade Davis. Davis, 31, has been dominant...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 06:48 AM CST

Oak Park Family Displaced After Overnight Fire Destroys Home

Oak Park Family Displaced After Overnight Fire Destroys Home

A family was displaced from their home early Wednesday after a fire in suburban Oak Park.  The Oak Park Fire Department was called to the 700 block of South Humphrey Avenue around 1:30 a.m. to find a...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 06:07 AM CST

Skokie Man Wins $1M With Scratch-Off Lotto Ticket

Skokie Man Wins $1M With Scratch-Off Lotto Ticket

A north suburban man is $1 million richer after scratching an instant lottery ticket.

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