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Governor's Race Too Close to Call, New Poll Shows

Governor's Race Too Close to Call, New Poll Shows

A new poll by the Paul Simon Institute at Southern Illinois University showed the race for Illnois governor is... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Photos Show Hospitals Unprepared for Ebola

Photos Show Hospitals Unprepared for Ebola

On any given day in America’s acute care hospitals, about one in 25 patients contracts a... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Winnetka Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

Winnetka Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

Allegations of sexual abuse and strange behavior against a former north suburban teacher date back to at least... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Rahm: City Prepared to Handle Ebola If It Comes Here

Rahm: City Prepared to Handle Ebola If It Comes Here

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city of Chicago is prepared to handle the Ebola virus, should it surface in the... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Burr Ridge Schools Locked Down While Police Search for Burglar

Burr Ridge Schools Locked Down While Police Search for Burglar

Three schools in west suburban Burr Ridge are on soft lockdown Friday afternoon as police pursue a burglary suspect... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Barge Sinks in Chicago River

Barge Sinks in Chicago River

A construction barge began sinking in the Chicago River near Wolf Point on Friday afternoon. Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Activists Refuse to Take ‘No’ on Elected School Board Vote

Activists Refuse to Take ‘No’ on Elected School Board Vote

Some of the groups involved in the coalition have been working on the issue for years, and are confident the latest... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
This Week in Mudslinging: Sugar and Spice Makes Everything Nasty

This Week in Mudslinging: Sugar and Spice Makes Everything Nasty

With less than three weeks 'til Election Day, the mud pies are flying fast and furious. Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Firefighters Raise Concerns Over Mask Safety

Firefighters Raise Concerns Over Mask Safety

The disposable, one-time use mask are meant to protect paramedics and firefighters from fluids that may... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Police: Man Locked Cousin in Dog Cage, Threw Hot Wax on Him

Police: Man Locked Cousin in Dog Cage, Threw Hot Wax on Him

A Michigan man has been charged with putting his cousin into a dog cage and throwing hot wax on him in the victim’s... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Chicago Cop Charged With Driving Wrong Way on I-57

Chicago Cop Charged With Driving Wrong Way on I-57

A Chicago police officer was charged Friday for driving the wrong way on I-57 near 111th Street while under... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Hawks Headlines: Sidney Crosby Emulating Patrick Kane

Hawks Headlines: Sidney Crosby Emulating Patrick Kane

Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane has some of the best stick-handling skills in the NHL, and center... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Peoria Cemetery Launches Unique New Marketing Campaign

Peoria Cemetery Launches Unique New Marketing Campaign

A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on a unique marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Airliners Pad Rahm's War Chest With $125K in Campaign Donations

Airliners Pad Rahm's War Chest With $125K in Campaign Donations

Fifty-one execs from American Airlines and United have collectively given Emanuel over $125,000 in... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Is Matt Forte a Hall of Famer?

Is Matt Forte a Hall of Famer?

The Chicago Bears have had some great running backs, but will Matt Forte be among the few that will be enshrined in... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
McHenry County Shooting Suspect Held on $1M Bail

McHenry County Shooting Suspect Held on $1M Bail

The man accused of shooting two sheriff's deputies in McHenry County is scheduled to appear in court Friday after an... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
2 Women Killed in

2 Women Killed in "Suspicious" Northwest Side Fire

Two women in their 20s were killed Thursday night in a Northwest Side apartment fire that fire officials are calling... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Man Charged With Sexual Abuse on CTA Train

Man Charged With Sexual Abuse on CTA Train

A man was charged with aggravated battery and sexual abuse after a “sexually related incident” in a train car... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Federal Review Finds Safety Concerns With Metra

Federal Review Finds Safety Concerns With Metra

A federal review has found safety concerns with the Chicago area's Metra commuter rail service, though none... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Former Officer Sentenced for Pushing Elderly Man

Former Officer Sentenced for Pushing Elderly Man

A former Chicago Police officer was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday for shoving an elderly man at a gas... Read »

Oct 17, 2014

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