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Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:48 PM CDT

Illinois Judge Rules in Favor of Lawmakers Seeking Pay

Illinois Judge Rules in Favor of Lawmakers Seeking Pay

A Cook County judge ruled Thursday that Illinois lawmakers must be paid on time despite their failure to pass a budget, which has caused a pileup of more than $12.8 billion worth of unpaid bills.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:51 PM CDT

'Surge Pricing' at Wrigley Parking Meters Could Expand

'Surge Pricing' at Wrigley Parking Meters Could Expand

It appears Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for "surge pricing" at parking meters around Wrigley Field could potentially expand to other parts of Chicago.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 09:44 AM CDT

Illinois Man Sentenced to Life for 2011 Slaying of Parents

Illinois Man Sentenced to Life for 2011 Slaying of Parents

A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in the murder of his friend’s parents in southwest suburban Palos Heights in 2011.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 08:40 AM CDT

Bears Announce Signing of Veteran QB Mark Sanchez

Bears Announce Signing of Veteran QB Mark Sanchez

The Chicago Bears have signed veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday.

Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 07:11 PM CST
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Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes

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Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:42 AM CDT

More Than 50 Charged in Drug Raids Targeting West Side

More Than 50 Charged in Drug Raids Targeting West Side

More than 50 people are facing federal or state charges for their roles in selling heroin and cocaine on the West Side, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:43 AM CDT

Mastermind Behind CPS Kickback Scheme to be Sentenced

Mastermind Behind CPS Kickback Scheme to be Sentenced

The mastermind of a massive kickback scandal that took down former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett faces sentencing in a federal courtroom Friday, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:14 AM CDT

Illinois Unemployment Rate Drops Below 6 Percent in February

Illinois Unemployment Rate Drops Below 6 Percent in February

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate fell below six percent in February.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:21 PM CDT

Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern

Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern

A photo being circulated of a person holding a young child who is gripping what appears to be a handgun with her finger on the trigger has a local activist and police searching for answers.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:38 PM CDT

Migrating Owl Perches on Table at Chicago Restaurant

Migrating Owl Perches on Table at Chicago Restaurant

A migrating owl got confused after hitting a window and perched on a table outside a Chicago restaurant before wildlife handlers took the animal away for care.

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