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Christie Raises $2.5 Million for Rauner Campaign

Christie Raises $2.5 Million for Rauner Campaign

Chris Christie might be down, but he's not out: The embattled New Jersey governor, still recovering... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Opinion: City Council Once Again Trying to Pull Wool Over Its Own Eyes

Opinion: City Council Once Again Trying to Pull Wool Over Its Own Eyes...

The fact that Shiller is frontrunner for Office of Financial Analysis is, well, everything you need to know... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Judge Delays Sentencing for Orland Park Man Convicted in Wife's Murder

Judge Delays Sentencing for Orland Park Man Convicted in Wife's Murder

Allan Kustok faces 45 years to life in the death of his wife, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok. Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Patient Attends Granddaughter's Illinois Wedding Online

Patient Attends Granddaughter's Illinois Wedding Online

It wasn't the second heart attack that broke Floyd Carter's heart. It was missing seeing his oldest... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront. Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
4 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt in Lower Wacker Drive Crash

4 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt in Lower Wacker Drive Crash

Rollover crash happened at about 8:40 p.m. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Ex-Cop Accused of Planting Drugs Could Get Job Back

Ex-Cop Accused of Planting Drugs Could Get Job Back

Slawomir Plewa was fired last year after he was accused of framing a woman seven years ago. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Man Killed, Cop Wounded in Attempted Burglary

Man Killed, Cop Wounded in Attempted Burglary

Nineteen-year veteran was returning home when he saw someone trying to break into a construction site,... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Mom, Two Daughters Shot in Hammond

Mom, Two Daughters Shot in Hammond

Police are looking for two men in connection with a shooting that injured a mother and her two children Sunday. Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Fuller, Ford Star as Bears Don Pads at Camp

Fuller, Ford Star as Bears Don Pads at Camp

On the third day of Chicago Bears training camp, Michael Ford continued to make a statement in the back-up... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Work to Begin on Bronzeville Lakefront Bridge

Work to Begin on Bronzeville Lakefront Bridge

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Dick Durbin and Ald. Will Burns attended a ceremony Sunday to celebrate the beginning... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Twins Top White Sox 4-3

Twins Top White Sox 4-3

Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning, and the Minnesota... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Cardinals Edge Cubs 1-0

Cardinals Edge Cubs 1-0

Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Quinn Agrees to Live on Minimum Wage for a Week

Quinn Agrees to Live on Minimum Wage for a Week

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Urban Garden Provides Jobs and Job Training In Englewood

Urban Garden Provides Jobs and Job Training In Englewood

Growing Home's Wood Street Urban Farm has been Making A Difference in the Englewood community since Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Frank Thomas Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Frank Thomas Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Frank Thomas, the most accomplished slugger in Chicago White Sox history, has been inducted into baseball's Hall of... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Bostic Hopes Versatility Becomes Calling Card with Bears

Bostic Hopes Versatility Becomes Calling Card with Bears

The competition for playing time at linebacker is wide open in Chicago Bears training camp, and Jon Bostic... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
22 Wounded, Boy Killed in Chicago Weekend Shootings

22 Wounded, Boy Killed in Chicago Weekend Shootings

Shootings Saturday and Sunday increased the total number of people shot in Chicago over the weekend to Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Man Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Man Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

A man is in critical condition after he was struck by the vehicle of a hit-and-run driver early Sunday in the Logan... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Most Important Bears for 2014: #2 Jay Cutler

Most Important Bears for 2014: #2 Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears are a team whose offense is finally catching up to the modern NFL game, but if Jay Cutler... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
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