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Warren Buffett's Sister Donates $100 Million to Northwestern

Warren Buffett's Sister Donates $100 Million to Northwestern

Northwestern announced the donation on Wednesday morning from Roberta Buffett Elliott. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Rauner to Push Right to Work Zones

Rauner to Push Right to Work Zones

The new Republican governor insisted he wasn't pushing for a statewide law like GOP-backed statutes fiercely opposed... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Chicago Woman Found Dead in Michigan

Chicago Woman Found Dead in Michigan

A 42-year-old Chicago woman was found dead Sunday in southwestern Michigan, police said. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Rain Overnight, Snowstorm Possible This Weekend

Rain Overnight, Snowstorm Possible This Weekend

Enjoy the sunshine and clear skies while you can because there's some wet weather forecast for Chicago this week and... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Blue Skies and Sun

Blue Skies and Sun

Wednesday looks nice, but a major snow storm is gathering steam for the weekend. Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Ernie Banks Statue Moves to Daley Plaza

Ernie Banks Statue Moves to Daley Plaza

The Chicago Cubs and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that Ernie Banks' statue, which stood outside of Wrigley Field... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Rose Hits Game Winner to Cool Off Warriors Streak

Rose Hits Game Winner to Cool Off Warriors Streak

Rose, looking as healthy as ever, dribbled to his left and created space to get off the 20-footer over Klay... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Prosecutors: Americans' Murder Trial Should Proceed in Bali

Prosecutors: Americans' Murder Trial Should Proceed in Bali

Indonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Suspect in Hospital Attack Caught in Indiana

Suspect in Hospital Attack Caught in Indiana

Hammond Police have taken a man into custody and charged him in Delnor Hospital attack Tuesday night. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Woman Shot Inside South Side McDonald's

Woman Shot Inside South Side McDonald's

A 25-year-old woman was shot in the face Tuesday night inside of a McDonald's restaurant on the city's South Side. Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
Darien Man Gets 65 Years for Kidnapping Ex, Killing Her Boyfriend

Darien Man Gets 65 Years for Kidnapping Ex, Killing Her Boyfriend

A former west suburban man will spend 65 years in prison for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend after fatally stabbing her... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
The Medical Marijuana Wait Continues

The Medical Marijuana Wait Continues

The number one vote-getter to grow medical marijuana in Illinois says he is “humbled” to learn that his company’s... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
Former City Supervisor Gets Probation for Selling Confiscated Cigarettes

Former City Supervisor Gets Probation for Selling Confiscated...

A former city supervisor was sentenced to two years probation Tuesday after admitting he stole cigarette cartons... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Family Calls for More Charges in I-88 Crash

Family Calls for More Charges in I-88 Crash

Illinois State Police Trooper Doug Balder narrowly escaped death after a fiery crash on Interstate 88 near Aurora... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
Tuesday Marks Deadline for Voter Registration

Tuesday Marks Deadline for Voter Registration

Tuesday is the last chance to register to vote in the upcoming Feb. 24 mayoral election. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Roscoe Village Eatery Makes Yelp's Top 100 Places to Eat in America

Roscoe Village Eatery Makes Yelp's Top 100 Places to Eat in America

Yelp unveiled their annual list of the top 100 places to eat in the U.S. and a local Chicago eatery made the cut. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Illinois Woman Steers Bus to Safety After Driver Collapses

Illinois Woman Steers Bus to Safety After Driver Collapses

Jill Bien, of Norridge, is credited with saving 34 passengers on a tour bus in Kenosha County after she took control... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
Madhouse Enforcer vs. Alex Quigley: And the Winner Is...

Madhouse Enforcer vs. Alex Quigley: And the Winner Is...

Team Toews beat Team Foligno in Sunday's NHL All-Star Game, but could Alex Quigley score a similar victory over... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
ISU Student Hit by Vehicle Dies

ISU Student Hit by Vehicle Dies

Illinois State University and the McLean County coroner say an ISU student has died after being struck by a... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Mayoral Candidates Vie for Endorsement

Mayoral Candidates Vie for Endorsement

A group of mayoral challengers took aim at incumbent Rahm Emanuel Tuesday morning during an endorsement session... Read »

Jan 27, 2015

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