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Inside Rep. Peter Roskam's Leadership PAC

Inside Rep. Peter Roskam's Leadership PAC

A little-known campaign committee controlled by west-suburban Congressman Peter Roskam has spent thousands... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Man Arrested For DUI Driving 118 MPH

Man Arrested For DUI Driving 118 MPH

A southwest suburban man faces several traffic violations for allegedly driving drunk at a speed of 118 mph. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Video Shows Cops May Have Lied On the Stand

Video Shows Cops May Have Lied On the Stand

The dramatic revelation that five officers had allegedly lied on the witness stand in a Glenview drug case,... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Priest Reinstated After Sexual Abuse Claim Refuted

Priest Reinstated After Sexual Abuse Claim Refuted

The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in the North Side Lake View neighborhood has been reinstated after... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Chicago Runners Make Emotional Journey Back to Boston

Chicago Runners Make Emotional Journey Back to Boston

The Boston Marathon tragedy hit close to home for a group of Chicago runners who were just short of the finish line... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Sprint Sends Email Addressed to

Sprint Sends Email Addressed to "Sissyboy" Customer

A Chicago Sprint customer allegedly received an unwelcome email from Sprint after he called to report an error with... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
9 Injured in CTA Bus Crash on Near West Side

9 Injured in CTA Bus Crash on Near West Side

Nine people were injured Tuesday afternoon when a van sideswiped a Chicago Transit Authority bus on Chicago's... Read »

Apr 15, 2014

Blood Moon Lights Up Chicago Area Sky

The moon appeared as a blood-red orb Monday night in a colorful phase of the total lunar eclipse. View »

Apr 15, 2014
Blues vs. Blackhawks: A History Lesson

Blues vs. Blackhawks: A History Lesson

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues were two of the league's most violent rivals in the early 1990's,... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Shedd Aquarium Unveils Baby Penguin's Name

Shedd Aquarium Unveils Baby Penguin's Name

The 10-month-old rockhopper penguin at the Shedd was named Tuesday after a bay near the Falkland Islands. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
More Snow Possible This Week

More Snow Possible This Week

The Second City seems destined to reach the second-snowiest record this season. Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Several Illinoisans Charged in Tax Schemes

Several Illinoisans Charged in Tax Schemes

Seven Chicago area residents are facing prosecution for alleged federal income tax crimes. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Motorola Solutions to Sell Enterprise Unit for $3.45B

Motorola Solutions to Sell Enterprise Unit for $3.45B

Zebra Technologies Corp. announced Tuesday that it will buy Motorola Solutions Inc.'s enterprise business for $3.45... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Mid-April Snowfall Exceeds Predictions

Mid-April Snowfall Exceeds Predictions

Parts of the Chicago area saw snow showers and gusty winds between Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning, and... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Teen Charged After Gun Found in School Locker

Teen Charged After Gun Found in School Locker

Teen said gun belonged to a relative and he wanted to show it to his friends. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
I-94 in NW Indiana Closed Due to Jack-Knifed Semi

I-94 in NW Indiana Closed Due to Jack-Knifed Semi

Tow trucks and crews were on the scene near the Porter Exit / U.S. Highway 20 at about 6 Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Teen Shot, Killed in Rogers Park

Teen Shot, Killed in Rogers Park

Keno Glass was walking on the 7600 block of North Ashland Avenue about 2:40 a.m. when someone inside a van shot... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Teen Killed, Boy Injured in Gary Hit-and-Run

Teen Killed, Boy Injured in Gary Hit-and-Run

A 13-year-old boy was killed and another boy injured when they were struck by a car in a hit-and-run in Gary, Ind.... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Woman Sexually Assaulted in Boystown

Woman Sexually Assaulted in Boystown

About 4:25 p.m., the 22-year-old was walking south through an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Chrysler Driver Seeks Resolution For Rusty Minivan

Chrysler Driver Seeks Resolution For Rusty Minivan

Jury still out on whether rust should be considered a safety defect. Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
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