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Chicago DEA Chief Promoted to D.C. Position

Chicago DEA Chief Promoted to D.C. Position

Jack Riley named DEA's new chief of operations. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Teen's Probation Officer Suspended Following Assault

Teen's Probation Officer Suspended Following Assault

Suspect was on electronic monitoring when he was accused of attacking pregnant woman. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Uptown Residents Seek Answers to Increased Violence

Uptown Residents Seek Answers to Increased Violence

Alderman James Cappleman requests more police officers and youth programs in area. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Family of Killed CPD Officer Sues Calumet Park

Family of Killed CPD Officer Sues Calumet Park

David L. Harris died when he car was struck by a van being pursued by Calumet Park police. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Rauner Bars College Journalists from Presser

Rauner Bars College Journalists from Presser

"When I asked about future events, she said that it was their 'policy' that only credentialed press would be allowed... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Midway

Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Midway

A cockpit instrument warning light forced a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to New York to make an emergency... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Autopsy Inconclusive for Man Found Dead at O’Hare

Autopsy Inconclusive for Man Found Dead at O’Hare

An autopsy Tuesday was inconclusive for a man found dead in an O’Hare Airport parking lot after he had been reported... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Student Found With Gun Claims He Was Bullied

Student Found With Gun Claims He Was Bullied

School security reportedly found the weapon on the 12-year-old at about 11 a.m. Monday during a search of... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Four Tips for Running Your First Marathon

Four Tips for Running Your First Marathon

Four common sense tips that you may not have thought about as you gear up for that big first race. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Five Runner-Friendly Smoothie Recipes

Five Runner-Friendly Smoothie Recipes

Celia has some ideas for making smoothies, the perfect way to pack in extra nutrients for breakfast, for... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX to Build

NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX to Build "Space Taxis"

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Bears Sign Frey, Cut Williams, Draughn

Bears Sign Frey, Cut Williams, Draughn

The Chicago Bears made a slew of roster moves Tuesday, promoting Isaiah Frey and Rashad Ross from the practice squad... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Top 5 Blackhawks Camp Storylines: Crawford's New Contract

Top 5 Blackhawks Camp Storylines: Crawford's New Contract

The Chicago Blackhawks gave Corey Crawford a lucrative contract extension before the start of last season, but... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Blackhawks Boast NHL's Best Playoff Odds

Blackhawks Boast NHL's Best Playoff Odds

The Chicago Blackhawks are the Vegas favorites to win the Stanley Cup in 2015, and their odds of just making... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Dick Durbin Seeks to Avoid Eric Cantor's Shocking Fate

Dick Durbin Seeks to Avoid Eric Cantor's Shocking Fate

Despite a positive outlook, Illinois' Dick Durbin—the second most powerful Democrat in the Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Convicted Cyberstalker Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Convicted Cyberstalker Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Jicheng "Kevin" Liu faced up to 14 years for his crimes. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Cannabis Food Truck Heads for Chicago

Cannabis Food Truck Heads for Chicago

In a strange turn of events, this new food truck might leave you with the munchies. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Nik Wallenda To Walk Between Chicago Skyscrapers

Nik Wallenda To Walk Between Chicago Skyscrapers

In what he predicted will be "the most incredible tightrope walk of my career,” daredevil Nik... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Why Chicago Will Win the Obama Library

Why Chicago Will Win the Obama Library

As we prophesied, Chicago stands atop President Barack Obama's shortlist as a location to host his highly... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Art Institute of Chicago Named Best Museum in the World

Art Institute of Chicago Named Best Museum in the World

The Chicago museum was named the world's best museum by TripAdvisor. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
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