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4 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt in Lower Wacker Drive Crash

4 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt in Lower Wacker Drive Crash

Rollover crash happened at about 8:40 p.m.

Man Killed, Cop Wounded in Attempted Burglary

Man Killed, Cop Wounded in Attempted Burglary

Nineteen-year veteran was returning home when he saw someone trying to break into a construction site, officials said.

Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront.

Christie Raises $2.5 Million for Rauner Campaign

Christie Raises $2.5 Million for Rauner Campaign

Chris Christie might be down, but he's not out: The embattled New Jersey governor, still recovering from Bridge-Gate, used his remaining clout in the GOP to help Bruce Rauner raise $2.5 million to defeat...

Hossa, Keith Headline Potential Hawks Hall of Famers

Hossa, Keith Headline Potential Hawks Hall of Famers

While it may be a while before the Chicago Cubs or White Sox have another player inducted into the Hall of Fame, there are numerous members of the Chicago Blackhawks who may someday be immortalized in the Hockey...

Chicago Grabs 2 Spots on List of Nation's Top Burgers

Chicago Grabs 2 Spots on List of Nation's Top Burgers

Just when you thought one restaurant had the corner on Chicago's best burgers, a list comes along with other options.