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Online Threats Target Bridgeview Mosque

Online Threats Target Bridgeview Mosque

Increased police patrols were seen early Friday morning near a mosque in south suburban Bridgeview after a series of... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
New Law Could Force Bully Suspects to Pony Up Passwords

New Law Could Force Bully Suspects to Pony Up Passwords

A new Illinois law prohibiting cyber bullying and social media harassment at schools now means that administrators... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Chicago Museums, Zoos See Attendance Wane in 2014

Chicago Museums, Zoos See Attendance Wane in 2014

Attendance at Chicago-area zoos and museums dipped slightly last year, but a David Bowie exhibit brightened the... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Bulls' Noah and Dunleavy Sidelined vs Spurs

Bulls' Noah and Dunleavy Sidelined vs Spurs

Injured Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah and forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. remained sidelined for Thursday's game... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Union Pacific North Line Train Strikes Pedestrian in Winnetka

Union Pacific North Line Train Strikes Pedestrian in Winnetka

A pedestrian was hit by a Metra train Thursday evening in north suburban Winnetka. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Gasol Brothers to Start NBA All-Star Game

Gasol Brothers to Start NBA All-Star Game

Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto's Kyle Lowry... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Watchdog Group Sues Rosemont Over Garth Brooks Concerts

Watchdog Group Sues Rosemont Over Garth Brooks Concerts

A watchdog group is suing the Chicago suburb of Rosemont for keeping secret the financial incentives it used to draw... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
New Team of Investigators Hired in Murder Mystery

New Team of Investigators Hired in Murder Mystery

Investigators in a 23-year-old Illinois murder mystery are getting help, from a “dream team” of investigators in... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Chicago Woman Sentenced to Prison in Death of Newborn

Chicago Woman Sentenced to Prison in Death of Newborn

A 22-year-old suburban Chicago woman who pleaded guilty in the strangulation death of her newborn son has been... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Bears' Tony Medlin In Charge of Super Bowl Footballs: Report

Bears' Tony Medlin In Charge of Super Bowl Footballs: Report

With concerns over the “Deflategate” controversy making headlines ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, it appears the fate... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Cadillac Wants Small Dealers to Upgrade to

Cadillac Wants Small Dealers to Upgrade to "Boutique" Stores

In an effort to better compete with BMW and Mercedes, Cadillac wants about 700 smaller U.S. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Grateful Dead Fans Hope to Camp at Soldier Field

Grateful Dead Fans Hope to Camp at Soldier Field

Grateful Dead fans are hoping to call Soldier Field home for the band’s three-day 50th anniversary show this summer,... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Tiffany & Co. Undergoes Magnificent Mile Makeover

Tiffany & Co. Undergoes Magnificent Mile Makeover

Tiffany & Co. is revamping its Magnificent Mile flagship store and construction is already underway, the company... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Middle Schooler Hit by Vehicle While Leaving School

Middle Schooler Hit by Vehicle While Leaving School

A suburban middle school student was hit by a vehicle after leaving her school’s premises without permission... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Rauner Picks Former Hawaii Governor as COO

Rauner Picks Former Hawaii Governor as COO

Gov. Bruce Rauner is tapping former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle to serve in his administration. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
WATCH: Super Bowl 2015 Teasers, Commercials

WATCH: Super Bowl 2015 Teasers, Commercials

The Super Bowl 2015 commercial madness has already begun. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Home Invader Scared Off When Children Interrupt Attack

Home Invader Scared Off When Children Interrupt Attack

Police say a man who broke into a home and threatened to sexually assault a woman inside was scared off when... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Target Launches New Plus-Size Clothing Line

Target Launches New Plus-Size Clothing Line

Target has announced plans to unveil a new clothing line designed specifically for plus-size women. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
United Working Families Backs Garcia For Mayor

United Working Families Backs Garcia For Mayor

A Chicago group that's adopted strategies of the national organization which helped Bill de Blasio become mayor... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Schaumburg-Based Company Recalls Jewel-Branded Rolls, Buns

Schaumburg-Based Company Recalls Jewel-Branded Rolls, Buns

Gourmet Sandwich Rolls and Sub Buns sold under the Jewel brand and sold between Dec. 9, 2014 and Jan. Read »

Jan 22, 2015

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