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Police: GPS May Have Told Man to Drive Off Bridge
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Police: GPS May Have Told Man to Drive Off Bridge

A driver may have been following GPS navigation when he drove off the ramp to a demolished bridge in northwest Indiana that had been closed since 2009, killing his wife, police said. Zohra Hussain, 51, of Chicago died of burns after the car caught fire following the 37-foot plunge... Read »

2 hours ago
CTA Rider Satisfaction Declines, Study Shows

CTA Rider Satisfaction Declines, Study Shows

Satisfaction with the CTA fell both overall and on 40 of 45 different service measures between 2011 and 2014. Read »

57 minutes ago
Iran Rejects Key Demand as Nuclear Talks Deadline Looms

Iran Rejects Key Demand as Nuclear Talks Deadline Looms

The international negotiations in Switzerland meant for preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons are running... Read »

2 hours ago
JetBlue Computers Back Online After Outage

JetBlue Computers Back Online After Outage

A system-wide IT issue impacting JetBlue's computer systems Monday morning has been resolved, but delays are... Read »

21 minutes ago
Amber Alert Canceled After Girl, 5, Found Safe

Amber Alert Canceled After Girl, 5, Found Safe

A 5-year-old girl was found safe early Monday morning after she was abducted from a home hours earlier in south... Read »

2 hours ago
Thousands Run in Shamrock Shuffle

Thousands Run in Shamrock Shuffle

Thousands of runners hit the streets of Chicago in their running shoes for the 2015 Bank of America Shamrock... Watch »

Mar 29, 2015
Obama to Headline Kennedy Institute Dedication

Obama to Headline Kennedy Institute Dedication

President Barack Obama is headlining the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Read »

2 hours ago
LIVE at 9: Hernandez's Fiancee Set to Take Stand Again

LIVE at 9: Hernandez's Fiancee Set to Take Stand Again

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected to take the stand for a second day of... Read »

9 minutes ago
Cardinal George Admitted to Loyola Hospital Again

Cardinal George Admitted to Loyola Hospital Again

Cardinal Francis George was readmitted to Loyola University Medical Center Saturday after being released earlier... Watch »

Mar 28, 2015
Take Our News Quiz

Take Our News Quiz

How well did you pay attention to local headlines this week? Take our five-question quiz to find out! Read »

Mar 27, 2015
California Mayor Bans City Travel to Indiana

California Mayor Bans City Travel to Indiana

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee has banned all publicly funded travel to Indiana after the state's governor, Mike... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Germanwings Co-Pilot Had

Germanwings Co-Pilot Had "Psychosomatic" Illness: Reports

Germanwings crash co-pilot Andrea Lubitz was suffering from a "psychosomatic" illness and police found... Read »

Mar 29, 2015
Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Found Guilty of Corruption

Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Found Guilty of Corruption

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, already facing a six-year prison term after a corruption conviction, was... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Injured in Stabbing at Skokie Bar

Man Injured in Stabbing at Skokie Bar

A 52-year-old man was hospitalized after a stabbing incident at Skokie House Bar Friday night. Watch »

Mar 28, 2015
Toews Scores Late to Lift Blackhawks Past Jets

Toews Scores Late to Lift Blackhawks Past Jets

The Chicago Blackhawks trailed going into the third period of Sunday's showdown with the Winnipeg Jets, but late... Read »

Mar 29, 2015
Tunisia Museum Attack Suspect Killed Overnight

Tunisia Museum Attack Suspect Killed Overnight

As thousands of Tunisians marched to denounce extremist violence, the prime minister said a leading suspect in a... Read »

Mar 29, 2015
Assad: Chlorine Gas Reports

Assad: Chlorine Gas Reports "Malicious Propaganda" Against Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a rare interview dismissed claims that his regime is using chlorine gas and... Read »

Mar 29, 2015
7.6 Earthquake Strikes Off of Papua New Guinea Coast

7.6 Earthquake Strikes Off of Papua New Guinea Coast

Officials are warning that hazardous tsunami waves could hit some coastlines in the Pacific after a powerful... Read »

Mar 29, 2015
Police, Sorority Seek Help in Missing Student Search

Police, Sorority Seek Help in Missing Student Search

A University of Minnesota student and member of a sorority has gone missing, and Minneapolis police have now asked... Read »

47 minutes ago
Garcia Gains Little Ground in Latest Poll

Garcia Gains Little Ground in Latest Poll

If the latest poll numbers are a reflection of the big early voting numbers, Mayor Rahm Emanuel should still feel... Read »

Mar 29, 2015

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