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Chicago Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize

Chicago Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize

Carlos Herrera, 22, won $1 million in the lottery, and he has pledged to share the winnings with his relatives. Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Lane Closures for Jane Byrne Interchange Begin This Month

Lane Closures for Jane Byrne Interchange Begin This Month

Several lane closures around the Jane Byrne Interchange in Chicago will begin Aug. 21. Read »

Aug 3, 2015
15-Year-Old Girl Fatally Shot in Gary Drive-By

15-Year-Old Girl Fatally Shot in Gary Drive-By

A 15-year-old girl was shot to death while driving in Gary, Indiana, police said. Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Children Wounded in 2 Chicago Shootings Minutes Apart

Children Wounded in 2 Chicago Shootings Minutes Apart

A 6-year-old girl was shot and seriously wounded Sunday night in West Englewood on the South Side. Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Near Oak Street Beach

Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Near Oak Street Beach

One of two men who were pulled from the water at Oak Street Beach Sunday afternoon has died. Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Aerial Footage Shows Storm Damage in Grayslake Area

Aerial Footage Shows Storm Damage in Grayslake Area

Sky 5 footage captures storm damage in the Grayslake area. Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Severe T-Storm Warnings Lifted; Damage Reported in Grayslake

Severe T-Storm Warnings Lifted; Damage Reported in Grayslake

High winds tore roofs off buildings and knocked out power in Grayslake, amid a bout of severe weather that swept... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
McCarthy Heads to D.C. for Summit on Gun Violence

McCarthy Heads to D.C. for Summit on Gun Violence

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy will make the trip to Washington, D.C. Monday to participate in a... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
Murders in Chicago Increase as Overall Crime Falls

Murders in Chicago Increase as Overall Crime Falls

Crime statistics released by the Chicago Police Department Saturday show that crime overall has decreased this year,... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
1 Dead, Many Injured After Tent Collapses at Family Festival

1 Dead, Many Injured After Tent Collapses at Family Festival

One person died and several others were injured after a tent collapsed in west suburban Wood Dale during Sunday's... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Where to Find Dog-Friendly Parks in Chicago's Suburbs

Where to Find Dog-Friendly Parks in Chicago's Suburbs

Dogs love to play in parks, but not all parks are friendly to pups. Find a list of dog-friendly parks in the Chicago... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
No Injuries Reported After Dome Collapses in Rosemont

No Injuries Reported After Dome Collapses in Rosemont

A dome at a ballpark in a northwest suburb of Chicago collapsed during severe weather Sunday while a game was... Read »

Aug 2, 2015

Your Aug. 2 Storm Photos

Viewers sent us their photos of the storms that passed through the Chicago area Aug. 2, forcing Lollapalooza to... View »

Aug 3, 2015
Lollapalooza Ends Early Due to Severe Weather

Lollapalooza Ends Early Due to Severe Weather

Lollapalooza was temporarily evacuated due to severe weather Sunday afternoon. Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Where to Find Dog-Friendly Parks in Chicago

Where to Find Dog-Friendly Parks in Chicago

There are plenty of parks across Chicago for the city's canine residents to play in, but not all city parks are... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Chicago-Area Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Chicago-Area Counties

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for counties in the Chicago area Sunday afternoon. Watch »

Aug 2, 2015
Car Smashes Into Church in Crystal Lake

Car Smashes Into Church in Crystal Lake

A car crashed into a church in northwest suburban Crystal Lake Saturday night, causing thousands of dollars in... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
DNR: Body Matching Description of Missing Woman Recovered

DNR: Body Matching Description of Missing Woman Recovered

A body matching the description of missing 20-year-old suburban woman Chase Froese has been recovered two days after... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
One Tail at a Time Opens New Rescue Facility

One Tail at a Time Opens New Rescue Facility

A Chicago dog rescue made famous for taking in a lovable 85-pound beagle has opened a new facility to accommodate... Watch »

Aug 2, 2015
Woman Charged in 2014 Fatal Beating in Little Village

Woman Charged in 2014 Fatal Beating in Little Village

Bond was set at $250,000 Saturday for a 22-year-old woman charged with being part of a group that beat a man to... Read »

Aug 2, 2015

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