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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:30 PM CST

Durbin: Blagojevich's Sentence Was 'Outrageously Long'

Durbin: Blagojevich's Sentence Was 'Outrageously Long'

Sen. Dick Durbin claimed Tuesday that incarcerated former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence was excessive.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:45 AM CST

Gibsons Announces New 'Modern' Steakhouse on Chicago River

Gibsons Announces New 'Modern' Steakhouse on Chicago River

Gibsons Restaurant Group announced Tuesday it is developing a new “modern steakhouse” along the Chicago River.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:23 PM CST

Chicago Officer Facing Murder Charge Will be Released: Judge

Chicago Officer Facing Murder Charge Will be Released: Judge

A Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder for an off-duty shooting that left an unarmed 38-year-old man dead will be released after a judge Thursday set a $150,000 electronic monitoring bail.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 08:40 AM CST

Illinois Governor's Office: Senate Plan Won't Erase Deficit

Illinois Governor's Office: Senate Plan Won't Erase Deficit

An Illinois Senate plan to end the state's two-year budget stalemate would still leave a $4.3 billion deficit, Gov. Bruce Rauner's office said Wednesday in a review obtained by The Associated Press.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 08:18 PM CST

Over 652K Vehicles Involved in Latest Takata Air Bag Recall

Over 652K Vehicles Involved in Latest Takata Air Bag Recall

Thirteen automakers are recalling more than 652,000 vehicles in the U.S. in the latest round of dangerous Takata air bag inflator recalls. Automakers with front passenger inflator recalls posted Thursday...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 08:25 AM CST

City Employee Accused of Sending ‘Sexually Explicit’ Emails

City Employee Accused of Sending ‘Sexually Explicit’ Emails

An employee of the city’s Department of Planning and Development was accused Wednesday of using city computers to send “more than 50 sexually explicit emails” over a three-month period and using city resources...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 07:25 AM CST

Chicago Colleges to Host 1st Federal Cybersecurity Training

Chicago Colleges to Host 1st Federal Cybersecurity Training

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the federal Department of Defense hope a new program will turn the city into a place where college students can learn how to out-hack computer hackers.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 08:30 AM CST

Trial Begins for Woman Accused of Giving Gun in Teen's Death

Trial Begins for Woman Accused of Giving Gun in Teen's Death

When Donnell Flora went to trial last year over the 2014 murder of 14-year-old Endia Martin, his lawyers blamed Vandetta Redwood for handing the murder weapon over to the accused teenage shooter.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 06:24 AM CST

Police Search for Suspect in Violent Suburban Home Invasion

Police Search for Suspect in Violent Suburban Home Invasion

Police are warning homeowners in Chicago’s west suburbs after a violent home invasion Thursday evening in Indian Head Park.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 05:36 AM CST

Crystal Lake Couple Wins $2.25M Lotto Jackpot

Crystal Lake Couple Wins $2.25M Lotto Jackpot

A northwest suburban couple won more than $2 million in a November lottery drawing.

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