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Target Express Coming to Lakeview

Target Express Coming to Lakeview

Chicago is the latest of only five cities in the country to get a Target Express. The smaller version of Target... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Amtrak to Permanently Allow Small Pets on Trains

Amtrak to Permanently Allow Small Pets on Trains

Amtrak says it has not had a single complaint or problem with a pilot project in Illinois allowing customers to... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Home Depot Changes Vinyl Flooring Due to Chemicals

Home Depot Changes Vinyl Flooring Due to Chemicals

Home Depot is phasing out a toxic chemical in vinyl flooring said to be very dangerous to children. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Survey: Will Hawks End Series With Game 5 Win?

Survey: Will Hawks End Series With Game 5 Win?

Will the Blackhawks end their series against the Predators with a Game 5 win tonight? Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Funeral for Bears Legend Doug Buffone Set for Friday

Funeral for Bears Legend Doug Buffone Set for Friday

The funeral service for former Chicago Bears player and legendary linebacker Doug Buffone has been set for Friday... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Young Girl Asks Michelle Obama How Old She Is

Young Girl Asks Michelle Obama How Old She Is

Thursday is "Take Your Child to Work Day." First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a Q & A session for White... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Ind. School Officials Warn of Tuberculosis Exposure

Ind. School Officials Warn of Tuberculosis Exposure

Officials with Perry Township Schools say some students and staff at Southport High School have been exposed to... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Faithful Say Final Farewell to Cardinal George

Faithful Say Final Farewell to Cardinal George

Top elected officials, clergy members and area Catholics said final goodbyes to the late Cardinal Francis George... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Freeze Warning In Effect in Chicago Area Thursday Morning

Freeze Warning In Effect in Chicago Area Thursday Morning

Freezing temperatures in the Chicago area Thursday morning will have residents reaching for their coats. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Former Ill. Rep. Sentenced to Five Months

Former Ill. Rep. Sentenced to Five Months

Former Illinois Representative Derrick Smith is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on corruption charges. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Chicago Signs Compare Homeless People to Rodents

Chicago Signs Compare Homeless People to Rodents

A more offensive version of Chicago's bold, yellow "Target: Rats" posters have been spotted on the city's... Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Vigil Held for Student Missing in Colorado

Vigil Held for Student Missing in Colorado

The search for Berry Tyler Allen intensified in Colorado Wednesday as family and friends gathered in his hometown of... Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Motorola Shows Off New Police Tech

Motorola Shows Off New Police Tech

Schaumburg-based Motorola has developed gear that improves communication, connectivity and law enforcement. Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Cardinal George's Sister Reveals One of His Last Wishes

Cardinal George's Sister Reveals One of His Last Wishes

Cardinal George's sister, Margaret, spoke exclusively to NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern. Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Man Shot, Killed Ex-Girlfriend In Front of Kids: Cops

Man Shot, Killed Ex-Girlfriend In Front of Kids: Cops

Myron Mason, 33, was charged late Wednesday with one count of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting... Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Rizzo, Cubs Come Up Short in Pittsburgh

Rizzo, Cubs Come Up Short in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh 4, Chicago 3 Read »

Apr 22, 2015
White Sox Shut Out Indians

White Sox Shut Out Indians

Chicago 6, Cleveland 0 Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Girl, 5, Shot in Arm in Englewood

Girl, 5, Shot in Arm in Englewood

Five-year-old girl was reportedly in good condition at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital. Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Boy, 15, Charged as Adult in Blue Line Sex Assault

Boy, 15, Charged as Adult in Blue Line Sex Assault

Teen knocked woman to the ground, sexually assaulted her, and then robbed her of her iPhone and cash, police said. Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Few Defend Byrd-Bennett as CPS Suspends SUPES Contract

Few Defend Byrd-Bennett as CPS Suspends SUPES Contract

Even Mayor Rahm Emanuel seemed to stop defending his school chief, speaking of the SUPES agreement she championed as... Watch »

Apr 22, 2015

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