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Supporters Stand By CPD Commander Accused in Brutality Case

Supporters Stand By CPD Commander Accused in Brutality Case

A large crowd of supporters surrounded Glenn Evans as the indicted Chicago Police commander exited the Cook... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Illinois Governor Candidates Spar Over Jobs

Illinois Governor Candidates Spar Over Jobs

Quinn lauds new state job numbers, Rauner claims people have stopped looking for work. Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Arrested in Bosnia

Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Arrested in Bosnia

Michael R. Vucic is accused of assaulting a former student at Lake Forest's Gavin South Middle School. Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Blackhawks Crack Top 10 in ESPN's Team Rankings

Blackhawks Crack Top 10 in ESPN's Team Rankings

After finishing in 14th place last year, the Chicago Blackhawks cracked the Top 10 in ESPN's Ultimate Team Rankings,... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Gang Leader Sentenced to 35 Years for Trafficking

Gang Leader Sentenced to 35 Years for Trafficking

Judge says Jason "J Rock" Austin also likely murdered a Chicago police officer and a woman in 2008. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
ComEd to Pay Illinois Customers $46 Million in Refunds

ComEd to Pay Illinois Customers $46 Million in Refunds

ComEd will pay more than $46 million in customer refunds to settle two lawsuits, the Illinois Attorney... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Illinois Records First West Nile Virus Deaths of 2014

Illinois Records First West Nile Virus Deaths of 2014

Health officials say West Nile virus threat remains until first hard freeze. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
New CPS High School Will Not be Named After Obama

New CPS High School Will Not be Named After Obama

Officials scrap plans to name school after Obama due to "questions and concerns from the community." Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Dueling Quinn-Rauner Attack Ads Spew Venom on Moral Character

Dueling Quinn-Rauner Attack Ads Spew Venom on Moral Character

Out-campaigned on the income inequality issue, Bruce Rauner is pumping up a media campaign to redirect focus... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Cubs Leave Kane County Cougars

Cubs Leave Kane County Cougars

The Chicago Cubs have announced that they are leaving the Kane County Cougars and changing their Midwest... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Canvassing the NHL Central: Dallas Stars

Canvassing the NHL Central: Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars bolstered their offense this offseason, but will their defense be up to the task in the... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
What to Expect from Marshall Press Conference

What to Expect from Marshall Press Conference

9/18/14: Peggy Kusinski previews an expected announcement from Bears Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall about... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Small Plane Crashes Near Bloomington Airport

Small Plane Crashes Near Bloomington Airport

Indiana State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil and Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory said the... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Illinois School Resumes Classes After Gas Leak

Illinois School Resumes Classes After Gas Leak

Classes resumed Thursday at a Springfield-area school two days after a carbon monoxide leak sickened more than... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Wilson Station Makeover Could Unleash Rats into Uptown

Wilson Station Makeover Could Unleash Rats into Uptown

The Chicago Transit Authority wants to give residents in Uptown a bit of a heads up: Construction of the... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Daily Dish: Today's Political Roundup

Daily Dish: Today's Political Roundup

9/18/14: Mary Ann Ahern gets you up to speed on the Republican governor's race. Bruce Rauner's courting veterans and... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Illinois No. 4 in Nation for Worst Highway Congestion

Illinois No. 4 in Nation for Worst Highway Congestion

This should come as no surprise for Illinois commuters. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Shaquille O'Neal Curates an Expo Chicago Gallery

Shaquille O'Neal Curates an Expo Chicago Gallery

9/18/14: LeeAnn Trotter is tracking the whereabouts of a 7 foot tall former NBA star who lent his... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Karen Lewis Tweets for Donations: 'Help Me Make a Decision'

Karen Lewis Tweets for Donations: 'Help Me Make a Decision'

Still undecided on running for mayor, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is soliciting supporters... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Blackhawks Training Camp: 5 Players to Watch

Blackhawks Training Camp: 5 Players to Watch

The Chicago Blackhawks announced their training camp roster on Thursday, and we have five players that you... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
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