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Bears 2014 Preseason Action

The Chicago Bears tune up for the 2014 season. View »

Aug 28, 2014
Simulated Surf Park Planned for Montrose Beach

Simulated Surf Park Planned for Montrose Beach

Company seeks to build a simulated surf machine, along with a beachside cafe and patio. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Ald. Bob Fioretti Crowd-Sources Possible Mayoral Run

Ald. Bob Fioretti Crowd-Sources Possible Mayoral Run

With all the buzz about Karen Lewis possibly running for Chicago mayor, it's sometimes easy to overlook 2nd... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Reds Steal 7-2 Win Over Cubs

Reds Steal 7-2 Win Over Cubs

Billy Hamilton stole his 51st base and the Cincinnati Reds swiped six in all, beating the Chicago Cubs... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
11-Year-Old Girl Describes Attempted Luring

11-Year-Old Girl Describes Attempted Luring

Man uses cash to try to lure three children down an alley. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Evergreen Park Mayor Tells of West Nile Virus Survival

Evergreen Park Mayor Tells of West Nile Virus Survival

Two years ago, Evergreen Park Mayor James Sexton got flu-like systems that wouldn't go Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Bears vs. Browns: 5 Questions to Answer

Bears vs. Browns: 5 Questions to Answer

The Chicago Bears have some questions that still need to be answered, and we take a look at five of the... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Study Finds New Info About Germs in Your Home

Study Finds New Info About Germs in Your Home

Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Illinois Tollway Drops Price of I-PASS Transponder

Illinois Tollway Drops Price of I-PASS Transponder

The Illinois Tollway's board of directors voted Thursday to temporarily lower the cost of transponders from... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
High-Ranking Chicago Cop Charged in Brutality Case

High-Ranking Chicago Cop Charged in Brutality Case

Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans released on his own recognizance amid charges he jammed his gun in a man's mouth... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Judge Throws Out Koschman Lawsuit Against Police

Judge Throws Out Koschman Lawsuit Against Police

A federal judge on Thursday threw out a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Nanci Koschman, the mother of... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Teacher Arrested By Feds on First Day of School

Teacher Arrested By Feds on First Day of School

A northwest suburban middle school teacher was arrested Tuesday on the first day of school in a federal... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Bears vs. Browns: 5 Players to Watch

Bears vs. Browns: 5 Players to Watch

The Chicago Bears will be taking on the Cleveland Browns to wrap up the preseason on Thursday night, and even though... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Rain Possible for Labor Day Weekend

Rain Possible for Labor Day Weekend

Grab an umbrella before heading out to your Labor Day weekend events in the Chicago area. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Quinn Earmarks $10M for

Quinn Earmarks $10M for "Safe Passage"

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday announced the state is earmarking $10 million for Chicago Public... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview: NFC East

Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview: NFC East

Grizzly Detail continues our look at the upcoming NFL season by predicting just how many games Nick Foles and... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Amber Alert Issued For Missing Indiana Baby

Amber Alert Issued For Missing Indiana Baby

Police in Indianapolis are searching for a 6-week-old boy whose father told officers was taken when he was attacked... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
All-Clear Issued After Fire, Explosion at BP Refinery

All-Clear Issued After Fire, Explosion at BP Refinery

Fire broke out Wednesday night after an explosion at the BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana on 59th anniversary... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Woman Named Crispi Set Fire With Burned Bacon: Cops

Woman Named Crispi Set Fire With Burned Bacon: Cops

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Women Accused of Cooking Meth in Church

Women Accused of Cooking Meth in Church

Southern Illinois authorities on Wednesday charged two women with cooking methamphetamine in a Read »

Aug 28, 2014
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