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Anti-Jewish Leaflets Found on Cars in Chicago

Anti-Jewish Leaflets Found on Cars in Chicago

Anti-Jewish leaflets were found on several vehicles on Chicago's Northwest Side, police said. Six vehicles were... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Cops: Wrong-Way Driver Hits Officer With Car

Cops: Wrong-Way Driver Hits Officer With Car

A Chicago police officer was struck by a car while conducting a traffic stop in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood,... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Driver Charged After Car Slams Into Ice Cream Parlor

Driver Charged After Car Slams Into Ice Cream Parlor

A man drove into a southwest suburban Palos Park ice cream parlor Saturday night. Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Former Leader of Anti-Drinking Club Charged With DUI

Former Leader of Anti-Drinking Club Charged With DUI

A 21-year-old man, who was reportedly the leader of an anti-drinking club in high school, has been charged with DUI... Watch »

Jul 20, 2014
At Least 40 Shot in Weekend Chicago Violence

At Least 40 Shot in Weekend Chicago Violence

Violence continued to strike the Chicago area this weekend with at least 18 people shot in a little more than 12... Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Alleged Mobsters Charged in Racketeering Investigation

Alleged Mobsters Charged in Racketeering Investigation

Two convicted burglars with reputed mob ties and an employee of Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios have been snared in... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Dog Hailed as Hero for Alerting Deaf Ind. Boy to Fire

Dog Hailed as Hero for Alerting Deaf Ind. Boy to Fire

A pit bull named Ace is being hailed as a hero for licking the face of a sleeping, deaf 13-year-old Indianapolis boy... Watch »

Jul 20, 2014
Illinois Law a Boost to Ex-Offenders Seeking Jobs

Illinois Law a Boost to Ex-Offenders Seeking Jobs

Ex-offenders in Illinois won't have to disclose their criminal pasts until private employers first evaluate their... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
Bears Positional Breakdown: Wide Receiver

Bears Positional Breakdown: Wide Receiver

It's been a while since the Chicago Bears have had a great deal of depth at wide receiver, but with Marc Trestman in... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
2 Dead, Driver Charged With DUI After Car Crashes Into Quarry

2 Dead, Driver Charged With DUI After Car Crashes Into Quarry

A 21-year-old man has been charged with driving under the influence after the car he was allegedly driving... Watch »

Jul 20, 2014
More Than 20 Shot Overnight in Chicago

More Than 20 Shot Overnight in Chicago

More than 20 people were shot in Chicago overnight – including an 11-year-old girl who was fatally struck by a stray... Watch »

Jul 19, 2014
Girl, 11, Dies After Being Shot in Head by Stray Bullet

Girl, 11, Dies After Being Shot in Head by Stray Bullet

An 11-year-old girl has died after she was struck by a stray bullet in a West Side Chicago home Friday evening.... Watch »

Jul 19, 2014
Sox Bullpen Holds in 3-2 Win Over Astros

Sox Bullpen Holds in 3-2 Win Over Astros

Slump-ridden Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run with a seventh-inning double, and four Chicago pitchers retired... Read »

Jul 18, 2014

"Captain Serious" Tranforms Into "Captain Selfie"

Jonathon Toews is an no-nonsense kind of guy, which is why he's the perfect player to lead the Chicago Blackhawks. Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Eating on the Ultra Run

Eating on the Ultra Run

Jeffery has some nutrition advice that comes in handy not just for ultrarunners, but for anyone competing in a... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Cubs Sue Unofficial

Cubs Sue Unofficial "Billy Cub" Characters

Cubs allege bogus mascot has been participating in “inappropriate and unsavory actions” near Wrigley Field. Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Three Plead Guilty to Forcing Women Into Prostitution

Three Plead Guilty to Forcing Women Into Prostitution

Trio targeted poor or homeless women, hooked them on drugs. Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Illinois Couple Hits $10 Million Lotto Jackpot

Illinois Couple Hits $10 Million Lotto Jackpot

Retired couple plans to travel the United States with their winnings, starting with Mount Rushmore and the Grand... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Chicago Road Named After Nelson Mandela

Chicago Road Named After Nelson Mandela

Cicero Avenue from Roosevelt Road to Grand Avenue on Chicago's West Side will be designated "Mandela... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Cutler Talks About Bears Time Away From His Kids

Cutler Talks About Bears Time Away From His Kids

Jay Cutler talked to the media ahead of his charity beach volleyball tournament at North Avenue Beach. Cutler... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
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