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Buzz Kill? Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe

Buzz Kill? Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe

Fireball has been recalled in Finland, Sweden and Norway for excessive amounts of an ingredient allowable for... Watch »

3 hours ago
Illinois Governor Showdown: Rauner Touts Wife Diana; Pro-Quinn Ad Breathes Fire

Illinois Governor Showdown: Rauner Touts Wife Diana; Pro-Quinn Ad...

With a week to go 'til Election Day, GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner is spending more ad dollars on his... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Boil Order Issued in Park Forest

Boil Order Issued in Park Forest

Some residents of south suburban Park Forest are being asked to boil their water following a water main break... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Bruce Rauner Orders Hot Dogs Like an Amateur—With Ketchup

Bruce Rauner Orders Hot Dogs Like an Amateur—With Ketchup

Everyone knows that you don't squirt KETCHUP on a hot dog in a mustard state. Everyone except Bruce Rauner, that... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Chicago Teen Gets $4M Lottery Ticket As Birthday Gift

Chicago Teen Gets $4M Lottery Ticket As Birthday Gift

When a Chicago teenager opened her birthday gifts, she never anticipated she’d wind up with $4 million. Read »

Oct 29, 2014

"Operation" Inventor Needs Help Paying for an Operation

Nearly 50 years ago, John Spinello invented the popular board game “Operation.” Now, he needs help paying for his... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Wisconsin Man, 75, Sues Over Armored Vehicle Response

Wisconsin Man, 75, Sues Over Armored Vehicle Response

A Wisconsin man is suing the Town of Stettin for $4.5 million after two dozen deputies and an armored vehicle... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Rollover Crash Blocks Chicago Skyway

Rollover Crash Blocks Chicago Skyway

A rollover crash on the outbound Chicago Skyway caused backups during the Wednesday evening rush hour. Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Maddon Close to Being Named Cubs Manager: Reports

Maddon Close to Being Named Cubs Manager: Reports

The Chicago Cubs have had to slow play their pursuit of Joe Maddon due to the World Series, but according to various... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
1 Seriously Hurt In Scaffolding Collapse on South Side

1 Seriously Hurt In Scaffolding Collapse on South Side

One person was seriously injured when construction scaffolding collapsed at a building on Chicago’s South Side. Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
New McDonald's Ad to Feature Updated Slogan: Report

New McDonald's Ad to Feature Updated Slogan: Report

McDonald’s Corp. is reportedly addressing haters in an upcoming ad campaign. Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Waukegan Board Member

Waukegan Board Member "Truly Sorry" For Losing Temper

Hours after a hostile school board meeting was shut down, parents and teachers in north suburban Waukegan continued... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Aldermanic Races Getting Crowded for 2015

Aldermanic Races Getting Crowded for 2015

Only three City Council races are expected to be uncontested in 2015—one in the 14th Ward, one in the 42nd Ward and... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Suburban Teen’s Bionic Arm Stolen From Parked Car

Suburban Teen’s Bionic Arm Stolen From Parked Car

A 16-year-old west suburban boy’s bionic arm was stolen from his family’s convertible while he was at a class on... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Halloween Candy: Eat This, Not That

Halloween Candy: Eat This, Not That

Different types of candy have different affects on your waistline and on your teeth. And did you know there's a... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Chicago Archdiocese Unveils School Closings

Chicago Archdiocese Unveils School Closings

The Chicago Archdiocese plans to close some of the schools in its system because of budget shortfalls. An open... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Man Convicted in Purdue University Shooting Found Dead

Man Convicted in Purdue University Shooting Found Dead

State correction officials say an Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
7 Hospitalized After Gas Leak at Chicago High School

7 Hospitalized After Gas Leak at Chicago High School

Seven people were taken to hospitals after high carbon monoxide levels were discovered Wednesday morning at a... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Suspected Serial Killer Pleads Not Guilty

Suspected Serial Killer Pleads Not Guilty

Darren Vann has been charged in the deaths of two women and is suspected with killing five more. Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Woodman's Grocery Store Chain Sues Clorox

Woodman's Grocery Store Chain Sues Clorox

The Woodman's grocery store chain is suing Clorox Corp., alleging price discrimination. Read »

Oct 29, 2014

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