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Sen. Durbin Calls for Federal Probe Into Bland's Death

Sen. Durbin Calls for Federal Probe Into Bland's Death

Sen. Dick Durbin has called on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of suburban Chicago woman... Watch »

Jul 25, 2015
Dennis Rodman Tweets Support for Donald Trump

Dennis Rodman Tweets Support for Donald Trump

Donald Trump has won the backing of flamboyant former Bulls player Dennis Rodman, who tweeted his support for his... Read »

Jul 25, 2015
Shawn Johnson Gets Engaged at Wrigley Field

Shawn Johnson Gets Engaged at Wrigley Field

Cubs fans at Friday's game witnessed a special moment between Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson and her now fiance... Read »

Jul 25, 2015
Police Officer Fatally Shoots Pit Bull in Chatham

Police Officer Fatally Shoots Pit Bull in Chatham

A Chicago Police officer fatally shot a pit bull Friday evening in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. Read »

Jul 25, 2015
Man Charged After Being Shot by CPD Officers

Man Charged After Being Shot by CPD Officers

A South Side man has been charged after Chicago Police officers shot him early Wednesday in Englewood after they say... Watch »

Jul 25, 2015
T-Storms Possible on Heels of Hot, Oppressive Temps

T-Storms Possible on Heels of Hot, Oppressive Temps

More thunderstorms could strike the Chicago area as another hot, humid weekend kicks off. Watch »

Jul 25, 2015
Woman Found Dead on CTA Brown Line Platform

Woman Found Dead on CTA Brown Line Platform

A 21-year-old woman was found dead on a CTA Brown Line platform Saturday morning. Read »

Jul 25, 2015
Boy, 17, Dies After Being Pulled from Lake Michigan

Boy, 17, Dies After Being Pulled from Lake Michigan

A teenager died Friday evening after he was pulled from Lake Michigan on the South Side, where he was celebrating at... Watch »

Jul 25, 2015
$440 Million Dollar Interchange Project for I-290

$440 Million Dollar Interchange Project for I-290

The Illinois Tollway is rebuilding the I-290 Interchange at Illinois Route 390, estimated as a $440 million dollar... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Autopsy: Sandra Bland Used Bag Tied in Slipknot

Autopsy: Sandra Bland Used Bag Tied in Slipknot

An Illinois woman found dead in a Southeast Texas jail cell three days after a traffic-stop confrontation with an... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Trucking Company Behind I-65 Crash Has History of Accidents

Trucking Company Behind I-65 Crash Has History of Accidents

A woman and her two young sons were among five people killed in a fiery chain-reaction crash Thursday night, after a... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
World’s Thinnest Watch Designers Update Supporters After Backer Backlash

World’s Thinnest Watch Designers Update Supporters After Backer...

Time may have temporarily run out for the “world’s thinnest watch,” but its Chicago designers said they aim to find... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
CPD Employee Convicted of Stealing Cash from Evidence

CPD Employee Convicted of Stealing Cash from Evidence

A Chicago Police Department employee was convicted late Thursday of stealing cash and property from police evidence... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Tooth-Shaped Balloon Mascot Gets Loose, Flies Away

Tooth-Shaped Balloon Mascot Gets Loose, Flies Away

A Chicago-area dental practice is asking for help finding a loose tooth. Read »

Jul 24, 2015
CPS Changing Bus Routes, Some Stops Up to 1.5 Miles Away

CPS Changing Bus Routes, Some Stops Up to 1.5 Miles Away

Chicago Public Schools has decided to consolidate several school bus routes in the city, changing bus stops and... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Lincoln Park Zoo’s Red Panda Cubs Named Clark, Addison

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Red Panda Cubs Named Clark, Addison

Cub fans everywhere will recognize the names of the newest cubs in town—the baby red pandas at Lincoln Park Zoo, who... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Hundreds Mourn Sandra Bland at Funeral Services

Hundreds Mourn Sandra Bland at Funeral Services

The mother of suburban Chicago woman Sandra Bland said her daughter's death was "not a tragedy or a travesty... Watch »

Jul 25, 2015
Judge: Overhaul of Chicago Pension Funds Unconstitutional

Judge: Overhaul of Chicago Pension Funds Unconstitutional

A Cook County judge ruled on Friday that an overhaul of two Chicago pension funds is unconstitutional. Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
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Harvey's "Most Wanted Criminal" Arrested in Chicago

Harvey police on Friday said the city’s “most wanted criminal” has been arrested in Chicago more than a month after... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Man Shot While Walking Blocks From CPD Headquarters

Man Shot While Walking Blocks From CPD Headquarters

A man was shot on a street Thursday night on the Near South Side just blocks away from Chicago Police Department... Read »

Jul 24, 2015

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