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Illinois Tollway Drops Price of I-PASS Transponder

Illinois Tollway Drops Price of I-PASS Transponder

The Illinois Tollway's board of directors voted Thursday to temporarily lower the cost of transponders from... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
High-Ranking Chicago Cop Charged in Brutality Case

High-Ranking Chicago Cop Charged in Brutality Case

Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans released on his own recognizance amid charges he jammed his gun in a man's mouth... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Judge Throws Out Koschman Lawsuit Against Police

Judge Throws Out Koschman Lawsuit Against Police

A federal judge on Thursday threw out a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Nanci Koschman, the mother of... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Teacher Arrested By Feds on First Day of School

Teacher Arrested By Feds on First Day of School

A northwest suburban middle school teacher was arrested Tuesday on the first day of school in a federal... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Bears vs. Browns: 5 Players to Watch

Bears vs. Browns: 5 Players to Watch

The Chicago Bears will be taking on the Cleveland Browns to wrap up the preseason on Thursday night, and even though... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Rain Possible for Labor Day Weekend

Rain Possible for Labor Day Weekend

Grab an umbrella before heading out to your Labor Day weekend events in the Chicago area. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Quinn Earmarks $10M for

Quinn Earmarks $10M for "Safe Passage"

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday announced the state is earmarking $10 million for Chicago Public... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview: NFC East

Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview: NFC East

Grizzly Detail continues our look at the upcoming NFL season by predicting just how many games Nick Foles and... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Amber Alert Issued For Missing Indiana Baby

Amber Alert Issued For Missing Indiana Baby

Police in Indianapolis are searching for a 6-week-old boy whose father told officers was taken when he was attacked... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
All-Clear Issued After Fire, Explosion at BP Refinery

All-Clear Issued After Fire, Explosion at BP Refinery

Fire broke out Wednesday night after an explosion at the BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana on 59th anniversary... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Woman Named Crispi Set Fire With Burned Bacon: Cops

Woman Named Crispi Set Fire With Burned Bacon: Cops

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Women Accused of Cooking Meth in Church

Women Accused of Cooking Meth in Church

Southern Illinois authorities on Wednesday charged two women with cooking methamphetamine in a Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Fire Destroys Large Englewood Commercial Building

Fire Destroys Large Englewood Commercial Building

Chicago firefighters on Thursday morning were still tending to hot spots after a massive fire consumed a commercial... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Woman Scams Senior for $95,000 With Fake Cancer Story

Woman Scams Senior for $95,000 With Fake Cancer Story

A southwest suburban woman convicted of swindling $95,000 from an elderly man by pretending to have cancer... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Amorous Gay Couple Allegedly Kicked From Cab Files Suit

Amorous Gay Couple Allegedly Kicked From Cab Files Suit

A gay Chicago couple is continuing their fight against a cab company after they claim a driver tried to kick... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Abreu Leads Sox Over Indians

Abreu Leads Sox Over Indians

Jose Abreu hit a pair of run-scoring singles against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, and the Chicago White Sox beat the... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Reds Top Cubs 7-5

Reds Top Cubs 7-5

Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs with a double and a single on Wednesday night, and the Cincinnati... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Zara Pulls Shirt Resembling Jewish Holocaust Clothing

Zara Pulls Shirt Resembling Jewish Holocaust Clothing

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, the owner of Zara, said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children's shirt... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Jorge Soler Hits HR in First Cubs At Bat

Jorge Soler Hits HR in First Cubs At Bat

Outfielder considered a major part of Cubs' core future. Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Mother of Bali Murder Suspect Raises Money for Legal Defense

Mother of Bali Murder Suspect Raises Money for Legal Defense

Tommy Schaefer's mother, Kia Walker, creates fundraising page seeking $100,000 to pay for a lawyer in Indonesia. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
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