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14 Chicago-Area Hot Dog Joints Named as 'America's Best'
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14 Chicago-Area Hot Dog Joints Named as 'America's Best'

Chicago reaffirmed its hot dog supremacy this week as 14 area hot dog joints were named in a list of the nation's best. Read »

3 hours ago
Perfect Weather in Store for Holiday Weekend

Perfect Weather in Store for Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend forecast for the Chicago area sounds almost too good to be true. Watch »

4 hours ago
6 Sharks That Could Be Responsible for the NC Attacks

6 Sharks That Could Be Responsible for the NC Attacks

Authorities are monitoring the waters off the North Carolina coast after a string of shark attacks that began in... Read »

2 hours ago
Man's Death at Ribfest a Suicide: Police

Man's Death at Ribfest a Suicide: Police

A man was killed by a carnival ride at Naperville’s annual Ribfest in Knoch Park Thursday. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area

Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area

The entire Chicago area will celebrate the Fourth of July this weekend with fireworks shows galore. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

The Chicago Blackhawks added another veteran winger to the roster on Friday, reportedly re-signing Andrew Desjardins... Read »

4 minutes ago
8 Shot as Fourth of July Weekend Begins

8 Shot as Fourth of July Weekend Begins

Shootings across Chicago have killed at least three people and wounded five others even as thousands of police... Read »

11 minutes ago
Great Chicago Fire Festival Moves to Northerly Island

Great Chicago Fire Festival Moves to Northerly Island

After last year's "fiasco on the river," the Great Chicago Fire Festival will move to drier land this... Read »

48 minutes ago
Video Shows Man Getting Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest in NYC

Video Shows Man Getting Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest in NYC

The NYPD says it's investigating a video showing a man getting arrested after a knockout fight with a plainclothes... Watch »

57 minutes ago
10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows

10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows

Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Mass Killings, School Shootings 'Contagious,' Study Finds

Mass Killings, School Shootings 'Contagious,' Study Finds

A new study finds that 20 to 30 percent of mass killings and school shootings inspire similar violent attacks for an... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Fourth of July Weekend Could Cause Travel Nightmare

Fourth of July Weekend Could Cause Travel Nightmare

If you’re hitting the roads for the holiday, you won’t be lonely—more than 2 million Illinoisans are expected to... Watch »

6 hours ago

Your Photos: Pets Get Festive For Fourth Of July

Not only are American people celebrating Fourth of July, but pets are too! View »

5 hours ago
Tips to Keep Your Dog Calm During July 4th Fireworks

Tips to Keep Your Dog Calm During July 4th Fireworks

Fireworks are a hallmark of Fourth of July celebrations, but they can cause problems for pet owners whose dogs... Watch »

2 hours ago
Cuba Launches First Public Wi-Fi Hotspots on Havana Avenue

Cuba Launches First Public Wi-Fi Hotspots on Havana Avenue

Cuban authorities have launched public Wi-Fi hotspots along an avenue that is the heart of the capital's cultural... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Street Closures, Reroutes Begin for Taste of Chicago

Street Closures, Reroutes Begin for Taste of Chicago

On an already challenging traffic weekend in Chicago, several street closures and CTA reroutes will take effect... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
All Clear Given at Washington Navy Yard: Police

All Clear Given at Washington Navy Yard: Police

U.S. Capitol Police have given the all clear at the Washington Navy Yard after the report of a shooting Thursday... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Beachgoers Warned of Dangerous Swimming Conditions

Beachgoers Warned of Dangerous Swimming Conditions

Beachgoers in Chicago were warned Thursday to avoid going into Lake Michigan waters as strong rip currents and waves... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Chicago Cops Sue Over Police Department's Tattoo Ban

Chicago Cops Sue Over Police Department's Tattoo Ban

Some Chicago police officers filed a federal lawsuit Thursday following a new department rule that forces all cops... Read »

4 hours ago
Intelligence Agencies File Forms Old-School After Massive Hack

Intelligence Agencies File Forms Old-School After Massive Hack

James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, and the Office of Personnel Management announced Thursday... Read »

6 hours ago

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