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Mel Reynolds Accuses Justice Department of Racism

Mel Reynolds Accuses Justice Department of Racism

Mel Reynolds’ legal saga took yet another twist Friday. The former congressman appeared in court again to show the... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Blagojevich Attorney Says He'll Ask Full Court for Rehearing

Blagojevich Attorney Says He'll Ask Full Court for Rehearing

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after a panel... Read »

Jul 31, 2015

Brant's Weather Photos

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Jul 31, 2015
Former White Sox Pitcher Billy Pierce Dies

Former White Sox Pitcher Billy Pierce Dies

Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who played in two World Series and spent most of his 18 years in the... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Fuller, Goldman Limited at Bears Practice Friday

Fuller, Goldman Limited at Bears Practice Friday

Second-year cornerback Kyle Fuller and rookie defensive tackle Eddie Goldman were both limited in practice on Friday... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Cubs Acquire Tommy Hunter From Orioles

Cubs Acquire Tommy Hunter From Orioles

The Chicago Cubs barely beat the 3 p.m. MLB trade deadline on Friday as they acquired relief pitcher Tommy Hunter... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
'I'm Proud': Man Accused in CPD Officer's 2010 Killing Testifies

'I'm Proud': Man Accused in CPD Officer's 2010 Killing Testifies

A man on trial in the shooting death of Chicago police Officer Thor Soderberg took the witness stand and said he's... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Young Hawks Fan Loses It After Learning About Sharp Trade

Young Hawks Fan Loses It After Learning About Sharp Trade

A young Blackhawks fan did not take the news of Patrick Sharp’s trade well. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins

Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins

The Chicago Cubs are looking to fill some holes in their roster, and they made a move on Friday as they reportedly... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Here's a Map of Participating Shelters for

Here's a Map of Participating Shelters for "Clear the Shelters"

Find a shelter near you that has agreed to be a part of Clear the Shelters. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Boater Rescued After Falling in Lake Michigan

Boater Rescued After Falling in Lake Michigan

A person who fell off a boat in Lake Michigan has been rescued, fire officials said. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event

Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now the largest running event in the world to be certified as sustainable. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Driver Shot Multiple Times on Eisenhower Expressway

Driver Shot Multiple Times on Eisenhower Expressway

Illinois State Police said it's investigating a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway during rush hour traffic... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
What You Need to Know as Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect

What You Need to Know as Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect

The new ban on plastic grocery bags in Chicago goes into effect Aug. 1, but many stores won't ditch the plastic... Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
CDA Releases Plan to Address O'Hare Airport Noise

CDA Releases Plan to Address O'Hare Airport Noise

The Chicago Department of Aviation has released a plan to address noise complaints at O’Hare International Airport. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Wife of Slain Loop CEO Sues Estates of Shooter

Wife of Slain Loop CEO Sues Estates of Shooter

The wife of a Loop CEO who died last year after he was shot by a demoted executive — who then turned the gun on... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Lindsey Graham Backs Mark Kirk's Re-Election Bid

Lindsey Graham Backs Mark Kirk's Re-Election Bid

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham brought his Republican presidential campaign to Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Man Wrongfully Jailed Killed by Man He Tried to Rob

Man Wrongfully Jailed Killed by Man He Tried to Rob

Police say a man who was released from prison after having spent 17 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Lollapalooza Kicks Off Weekend of Music in Grant Park

Lollapalooza Kicks Off Weekend of Music in Grant Park

Lollapalooza begins Friday, kicking off three days of music and dancing in Chicago’s Grant Park. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015

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