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Nov 10, 2012
Wisconsin Couple Accused of Locking Teenage Girl in Basement

Wisconsin Couple Accused of Locking Teenage Girl in Basement

A Wisconsin couple is accused of locking their 13-year-old daughter in a cold basement with no toilet or sink... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Rep. Duckworth to Announce 2016 Senate Bid: Report

Rep. Duckworth to Announce 2016 Senate Bid: Report

Rep. Tammy Duckworth will reportedly announce a 2016 Senate bid next week. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
10 Places to Carbo-Load Before Shamrock Shuffle

10 Places to Carbo-Load Before Shamrock Shuffle

Time to carb-up! Here are 10 places that are guaranteed to give you fuel before the Shamrock Shuffle. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Detroit Boy Found in Basement Was Denied Food, Water

Detroit Boy Found in Basement Was Denied Food, Water

A doctor says a Detroit boy missing for 11 days told authorities that he was sent to the basement because he... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Autopsies: Children Found in Freezer Beaten to Death

Autopsies: Children Found in Freezer Beaten to Death

Autopsies have determined that two children found dead in a freezer in their Detroit home were beaten to death, with... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Conservative Money in City Council Race Sparks Controversy

Conservative Money in City Council Race Sparks Controversy

41 ward council woman Mary O'Connor says that her runoff challenger Anthony Napolitano should give back campaign... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Bears Ink Ball to One-Year Deal

Bears Ink Ball to One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears continued to retool their offense on Friday morning, agreeing to terms with cornerback Alan Ball... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Where Does Harry Reid's Departure Leave Sen. Durbin?

Where Does Harry Reid's Departure Leave Sen. Durbin?

Sen. Harry Reid's retirement announcement brings with it questions about whether Illinois Sen. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Official: Ind. Boycott a

Official: Ind. Boycott a "Tempest in a Teacup"

Convention bureau chief says he doesn't expect Indiana's new "religious freedom" law to have a negative... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket

Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket

A mother is outraged after her son's school forces him to remove a varsity letter jacket because special-needs... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Police: Soiled Diapers Being Dumped in NW Indiana

Police: Soiled Diapers Being Dumped in NW Indiana

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s office said two northwest Indiana towns have a littering problem, and it’s much... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Showers Possible for Shamrock Shuffle

Showers Possible for Shamrock Shuffle

Shamrock Shuffle runners could be showered with rain during the event this weekend. Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
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Mar 27, 2015
Wrigley Rooftop Owner Indicted for Fraud Charges

Wrigley Rooftop Owner Indicted for Fraud Charges

A Wrigleyville rooftop owner was indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly scheming to withhold hundreds of... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Rauner Signs Compromise Plan to Fix Budget Hole

Rauner Signs Compromise Plan to Fix Budget Hole

The $35.7 billion budget lawmakers passed last spring that didn't allocate enough money for expenses, creating the... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Jackson Jr. Begins Term at Halfway House

Jackson Jr. Begins Term at Halfway House

Former Illinois congressman arrived Thursday night at a Baltimore facility called "Volunteers of... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Light Snowfall Expected Through Morning

Light Snowfall Expected Through Morning

Chicago's Department of Streets and Sanitation early Friday deployed 200 snow plows and salt trucks. Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Blue Line Crash Report: Operator Was

Blue Line Crash Report: Operator Was "Tired"

The National Transportation Safety Board has released transcripts of comments made by the operator of Chicago... Watch »

Mar 26, 2015
Dinner on Coach Smith: What Jordan Could Buy at His Steakhouse With Smith’s Trust

Dinner on Coach Smith: What Jordan Could Buy at His Steakhouse With...

Tim Breedlove, the Charlotte-based trustee of the trust that bears the late coach's name, said Thursday that letters... Read »

Mar 26, 2015

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