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Nov 10, 2012
Suit: Cook County Jail Inmates Denied Wheelchair Accommodations

Suit: Cook County Jail Inmates Denied Wheelchair Accommodations

Two wheelchair-bound inmates at Cook County Jail filed separate federal lawsuits Thursday, claiming they have been... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Burr Oak Worker Testifies on Cemetery Horrors

Burr Oak Worker Testifies on Cemetery Horrors

A Burr Oak Cemetery worker testified Thursday that the foreman on site used a sledgehammer to destroy a cement liner... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Comcast Down for 4,000 After Avondale Garage Fire

Comcast Down for 4,000 After Avondale Garage Fire

About 4,000 people are without Comcast service following a fire Thursday night in the Northwest Side Avondale... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

A Northwest suburban Ponzi schemer who conned hundreds of retirees out of their life savings was sentenced to 25... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Mayor Emanuel Racks up More Red Light Tickets

Mayor Emanuel Racks up More Red Light Tickets

The City of Chicago rakes in millions from its red light cameras, and once again, some of that revenue is coming... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Reports: Jimmy Butler Headed to NBA All-Star Game

Reports: Jimmy Butler Headed to NBA All-Star Game

The Chicago Bulls have had some rough stretches this season, but one of the team's biggest bright spots was rewarded... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
False Arrest Suit Filed by Dwyane Wade’s Ex is Tossed Out of Court

False Arrest Suit Filed by Dwyane Wade’s Ex is Tossed Out of Court

The latest court action brought by basketball star Dwyane Wade’s ex-wife has been tossed out by a federal judge, who... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
4 Brown Deer Teens Facing Charges Following

4 Brown Deer Teens Facing Charges Following "Sex Party"

Four middle school students are facing criminal charges after authorities say they recorded themselves at a... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Woman Pleads Guilty to Prank Call of Person in Lake Michigan

Woman Pleads Guilty to Prank Call of Person in Lake Michigan

A 24-year-old woman pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to a phony call about a person drowning in Lake... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Chicago Man Gets 32 Years for

Chicago Man Gets 32 Years for "Brutal" Bus Stop Assault

A Chicago man was sentenced late Wednesday to 32 years in prison for the 2013 sexual assault and robbery of a... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Chicago Suburbs Make List of Best Cities for Families

Chicago Suburbs Make List of Best Cities for Families

An apartment listing website has named three Chicago suburbs among the top cities in the nation to raise a family. Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Most Bizarre Excuses for Being Late to Work

Most Bizarre Excuses for Being Late to Work

Getting in to work on time is not always an easy task. Read »

Jan 29, 2015
U of I Professor Sues School Over Dismissal

U of I Professor Sues School Over Dismissal

In it he asks the court for an order letting him go to work at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus. Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Lake Effect Snow Showers Possible in NW Indiana

Lake Effect Snow Showers Possible in NW Indiana

Conditions may be dry for most of the Chicago area Thursday afternoon, but for parts of northwest Indiana and... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Cupich Could Celebrate Pallium in Chicago

Cupich Could Celebrate Pallium in Chicago

Pope Francis plans to break a tradition in a decision that will ultimately impact Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich. Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Metra Fare Increases Start Sunday

Metra Fare Increases Start Sunday

Get ready Metra riders—the approved 2015 fare increases start Sunday. Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Poll Shows Rahm Leading, in Danger of Runoff

Poll Shows Rahm Leading, in Danger of Runoff

A Chicago Tribune poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel with 42 percent of the vote, which gives him a significant lead over... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

Amtrak's contribution is the first piece of a $500 million plan to overhaul the 90-year-old Union Station's aging... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Crowd Voices Dismay at College of DuPage President's Exit Deal

Crowd Voices Dismay at College of DuPage President's Exit Deal

A meeting with the board of trustees was held Wednesday to reaffirm the severance deal for six-year president Robert... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015

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