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Chicago Preps For Jackie Robinson West Rally, Parade

Chicago Preps For Jackie Robinson West Rally, Parade

On the eve of the city's big parade and rally to celebrate the U.S. Little League World Series champs, fans of the team lined up around the block to snag commemorative championship T-shirts.

Woman Convicted in Fatal DUI Huffing Case Discusses Crash

Woman Convicted in Fatal DUI Huffing Case Discusses Crash

Carly Rousso to be sentenced next month after striking and killing 5-year-old girl in 2012.

Chicago Native Killed Fighting For ISIS

Chicago Native Killed Fighting For ISIS

Victim's family says they had no idea Douglas McAuthur McCain had joined the radical terrorist group.

Flight Diverted After Fliers Fight Over Reclined Seat

Flight Diverted After Fliers Fight Over Reclined Seat

United Flight 1462 from Newark, New Jersey to Denver was diverted to Chicago on Sunday.

Ex-Guards Raise Concerns About Palisades Nuclear Plant

Ex-Guards Raise Concerns About Palisades Nuclear Plant

Former workers claim security personnel may be afraid of reporting concerns for fear of retaliation.

Quinn Vetoes 70 mph Speed Limit Increase

Quinn Vetoes 70 mph Speed Limit Increase

Bill would have increased speed limit in highways in urban areas.