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Opinion: Cutler Benching Unnecessary

Opinion: Cutler Benching Unnecessary

The Chicago Bears' decision to bench Jay Cutler is questionable enough, but the way they handled it is even worse as... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Health Officials Raise Concerns Over

Health Officials Raise Concerns Over "Palcohol"

Though it is still not on store shelves, powdered alcohol continues to make headlines. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Father of 3 Fatally Shot While Waiting for Bus

Father of 3 Fatally Shot While Waiting for Bus

Donatello Hererra was standing on the sidewalk, waiting for the Western Avenue bus when someone in a dark colored... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Vote: Who Should  Bears Fire?

Vote: Who Should Bears Fire?

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has stood behind Jay Cutler all season long, but on Wednesday night it... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Rollover Accident Shuts Down NB Lanes of I-55

Rollover Accident Shuts Down NB Lanes of I-55

A rollover accident shut down northbound lanes of Interstate 55 during rush hour Wednesday. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Police Capt. Returns to Work After Being Shot in Standoff

Police Capt. Returns to Work After Being Shot in Standoff

Chicago Police Captain Ed Kulbida returned to work Wednesday after being gunned down two months ago during an... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

There’s Tinder, there’s Grindr and now there’s Scissr. Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Gas Leak Temporarily Shuts Off Service at 4 CHA Buildings

Gas Leak Temporarily Shuts Off Service at 4 CHA Buildings

Peoples Gas incurred damage to their South Side natural gas facility Wednesday, forcing them to shut off gas service... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
7 Gold Coins Dropped in Suburban Salvation Army Kettle

7 Gold Coins Dropped in Suburban Salvation Army Kettle

Seven gold coins were dropped in a Salvation Army red kettle Sunday accompanied by a heartfelt handwritten note from... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Man Wins Lotto By Playing Fortune Cookie Numbers

Man Wins Lotto By Playing Fortune Cookie Numbers

A man won a $200,000 lottery prize after playing the lucky numbers found inside a fortune cookie. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Poop for Black Friday

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Poop for Black Friday

Instead of coal in their stockings, some Cards Against Humanity customers will be getting a box of poop—bull poop. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Man Shot, Killed at West Side Bus Shelter

Man Shot, Killed at West Side Bus Shelter

Donatello Herrera was on the sidewalk on the 1200 block of South Western Avenue someone in a dark-colored SUV opened... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Rauner May Rent While Executive Mansion is Repaired

Rauner May Rent While Executive Mansion is Repaired

Governor elect and his wife have vowed to live in the governor's mansion in downtown Springfield after his... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Spokesman: JRW Residency Issue

Spokesman: JRW Residency Issue "Closed"

Little League International said it is confident that Chicago's national championship Little League team did not... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Report Names Most Dangerous Cities in Illinois

Report Names Most Dangerous Cities in Illinois

Illinois ranks as the 20th most-dangerous state in the nation, according to a new report based on crime statistics... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Topinka Remembered as Honest, Tough at Memorial

Topinka Remembered as Honest, Tough at Memorial

Illinois Comptroller died unexpectedly last week at the age of 70 after suffering complications from a stroke. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
States Rush to Ban Powdered Alcohol

States Rush to Ban Powdered Alcohol

Colorado is the latest state considering prohibiting "Palcohol" amid concern it will increase underage... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Road to the Winter Classic: Episode 1 Recap

Road to the Winter Classic: Episode 1 Recap

Did you miss the premiere episode of Epix's "Road to the NHL Winter Classic"? Madhouse Enforcer has you... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Coach Q:

Coach Q: "Unlikely" Keith has Mumps

Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville says it's "unlikely" that defenseman Duncan Keith is... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Man Rescued From Chicago River

Man Rescued From Chicago River

Seth Rems was walking home across the bridge near Randolph and Canal about 1 a.m. when he heard cries for help. Read »

Dec 17, 2014

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