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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 04:59 AM CST

Inaugural Things to Watch: Speech, Dress and More

Inaugural Things to Watch: Speech, Dress and More

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:07 PM CST

Thieves Drain Elderly Man’s Account, Banks Wouldn’t Help

Thieves Drain Elderly Man’s Account, Banks Wouldn’t Help

Rica Cuff was determined to shine the light on a case of fraud that drained her elderly uncle’s bank account, but after the banks involved told her “no” for more than two years, the Streamwood woman said she...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 08:54 PM CST

Chicago Neighborhood's Students Ask Mayor For Protection From Violence

Chicago Neighborhood's Students Ask Mayor For Protection From Violence

Letters from students in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood about their fear of shootings in the area have been shared with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Regina Waldroup reports.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:15 PM CST

Criminals Targeting Parents Dropping Kids Off at Day Care

Criminals Targeting Parents Dropping Kids Off at Day Care

Criminals are smashing car windows and grabbing purses while parents drop off their kids at school in Chicago’s suburbs, police say.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:36 PM CST

Chicago Officials Break Ground on $60M Shopping Development

Chicago Officials Break Ground on $60M Shopping Development

Work is getting started on a big project that could be a boost for a Chicago community -- a $60 million development that will bring more shopping and jobs to the Avondale area. Marion Brooks reports.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 10:18 PM CST

Suspect, Police Dog Wounded in Officer-Involved Shooting

Suspect, Police Dog Wounded in Officer-Involved Shooting

A “suspect” and a Lake County Sheriff’s Department police dog were wounded in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday in northwest Indiana, according to authorities.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 05:02 PM CST

John Hughes Movie Fest, Stars Coming to Chicago Suburb

John Hughes Movie Fest, Stars Coming to Chicago Suburb

The same team behind last year’s Ferris Fest, a celebration of the release of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” is planning a new event celebrating legendary local filmmaker John Hughes this summer.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 04:44 PM CST

Police Search for Man Who Attacked Woman in Suburban Home

Police Search for Man Who Attacked Woman in Suburban Home

Authorities are searching for a suspect who attacked and sexually assaulted a woman inside her suburban home.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:13 PM CST

Chicago Officer Charged With Murder in Off-Duty Shooting

Chicago Officer Charged With Murder in Off-Duty Shooting

A Chicago police officer has been charged with first-degree murder for an off-duty shooting that left an unarmed 38-year-old man dead, the Cook County State's Attorney announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 03:46 PM CST

Artist Crafts 'Convicted Governors of Illinois' Cross-Stitch

Artist Crafts 'Convicted Governors of Illinois' Cross-Stitch

Need a cute and quirky reminder of Illinois’ long history of political corruption? A Chicago-based artist has crafted a new cross-stitch pattern that commemorates the state’s unscrupulous former governors.

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