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Why Are Bigbelly Garbage Cans Disconnected Across Downtown?

Why Are Bigbelly Garbage Cans Disconnected Across Downtown?

Why are so many of Chicago's Bigbelly compacting garbage cans missing their batteries? Phil Rogers investigates.

2 hours ago

Parents of Naperville Boy Sue School, Police After Suicide

Parents of Naperville Boy Sue School, Police After Suicide

The parents of a 16-year-old boy who committed suicide after being questioned about alleged criminal misconduct at his Naperville high school filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the west suburban school...

3 hours ago

Body Found in Chicago Park's Lagoon: Police

Body Found in Chicago Park's Lagoon: Police

A body was found in a Chicago park's lagoon Wednesday morning on the city's West Side, police confirmed.

2 hours ago

Foreign Meetings Omitted From Sessions' Security Clearance

Foreign Meetings Omitted From Sessions' Security Clearance

Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States senator last year, the Justice...

3 hours ago

5 in Custody, Man Shot in by Aurora Police

 5 in Custody, Man Shot in by Aurora Police

A man was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with Aurora police Wednesday morning in the western suburb, and several people related to the incident were taken into custody.

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Reporter Says He Was Body-Slammed By US House Candidate

Reporter Says He Was Body-Slammed By US House Candidate

Witnesses said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed a reporter Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the nationally watched special election. Greg Gianforte was in...

4 hours ago

Chicago Company to Pull Advertising on Fox News' 'Hannity'

Chicago Company to Pull Advertising on Fox News' 'Hannity'

Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of "liberal fascism" for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced Wednesday that it would no longer hawk its wares there.

5 hours ago

How Food Stamp Cuts Could Ripple Through the Economy

How Food Stamp Cuts Could Ripple Through the Economy

A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle...

5 hours ago

Diamondbacks Best White Sox in Slugfest

Diamondbacks Best White Sox in Slugfest

Jake Lamb homered off a left-hander for only the second time this season, five Diamondbacks drove in at least one run and Arizona beat Chicago 8-6 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep of the White Sox.

6 hours ago

Chicago EMS Workers Honored in Ceremony

Chicago EMS Workers Honored in Ceremony

EMS workers often do their critical work behind the scenes, but on Wednesday awards were given out to EMS workers in a touching ceremony that united those that have been saved with those that saved them.

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