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Woman Convicted in Fatal Huffing Crash Sentenced to 5 Years

Woman Convicted in Fatal Huffing Crash Sentenced to 5 Years

A Highland Park woman who crashed into a family while high on canned air, killing a girl, was sentenced to 9 years in prison when she's sentenced Wednesday.

Rauner, Part Steelers Owner, Won't Weigh in on Abuse Scandals

Rauner, Part Steelers Owner, Won't Weigh in on Abuse Scandals

Rauner, however, wants no part of the domestic abuse mess currently bedeviling the National Football League, and he declined to take questions on the topic.

Mayor to Propose Special Sign District Along River

Mayor to Propose Special Sign District Along River

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to prevent another controversy like the one that brewed over the lighted sign placed on the sign of the Trump International Hotel & Tower.

Bears' Marshall Slams ESPN on Twitter

Bears' Marshall Slams ESPN on Twitter

Chicago Bears receiver says profile that originally aired in 2012 was rebroadcast without context.

Evanston Named Among "America's Best Cities to Live"

Evanston Named Among "America's Best Cities to Live"

There are a lot of cities to live in in the U.S., and apparently one of the best cities is a Chicago suburb.

Woman Accused of Smothering Rival in Financial Dispute

Woman Accused of Smothering Rival in Financial Dispute

Court records show suspect has a history of mental illness.