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Lightning Threat Looms as Storms Sweep U.S.

Lightning Threat Looms as Storms Sweep U.S.

Severe thunderstorms are threatening a huge swath of the U.S. from eastern Texas to the Carolinas over the... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Hispanic Leaders Want GOP Field to Condemn Trump

Hispanic Leaders Want GOP Field to Condemn Trump

Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Top-Ranking Mormon Leader Boyd K. Packer Dies at 90

Top-Ranking Mormon Leader Boyd K. Packer Dies at 90

Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. Read »

Jul 3, 2015
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 »

Jul 3, 2015
Teen Charged After Hitting Boy With SUV in Park

Teen Charged After Hitting Boy With SUV in Park

A man has been charged with hitting a 10-year-old boy with a vehicle Wednesday evening in the South Shore... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Pilot Killed in Colorado Medical Helicopter Crash

Pilot Killed in Colorado Medical Helicopter Crash

A pilot was killed when a medical helicopter crashed outside of a Colorado hospital, officials said. Read »

Jul 3, 2015
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 »

Jul 3, 2015
Blue Jackets Sign Saad for 6 Years

Blue Jackets Sign Saad for 6 Years

The Columbus Blue Jackets made it clear when they traded for Brandon Saad that they intended to sign him to a... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
14 Chicago-Area Hot Dog Joints Named as 'America's Best'

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... Watch »

Jul 3, 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 »

Jul 3, 2015
CPD Officers Put in 12-Hour Shifts for Holiday Weekend

CPD Officers Put in 12-Hour Shifts for Holiday Weekend

Chicago police officers will work longer hours this Fourth of July weekend following last's year's bloody holiday... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Illinois City Condemns Childhood Home of Dick Van Dyke

Illinois City Condemns Childhood Home of Dick Van Dyke

The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after a central Illinois city condemned the dilapidated... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Iran: Nuclear Deal Could Lead to Help Against ISIS

Iran: Nuclear Deal Could Lead to Help Against ISIS

A "good" nuclear deal with the West could lead Iran to join other nations in the global fight against terrorism, the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Man Accused of Killing Quincy Boy, 12, Gets Lawyers

Man Accused of Killing Quincy Boy, 12, Gets Lawyers

An Arizona man accused in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Quincy boy has a new legal team after a three-week... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Bill Would Allow Cameras in Illinois Nursing Homes

Bill Would Allow Cameras in Illinois Nursing Homes

Illinois would become the fourth state in the U.S. to allow video and audio monitoring devices in nursing homes... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Security Ramped Up Ahead of July 4 Amid Holiday Terror Threat

Security Ramped Up Ahead of July 4 Amid Holiday Terror Threat

Local and federal authorities are ramping up security precautions heading into the July 4 holiday weekend amid... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Cops: Man Killed, Woman Injured in South Side Shooting

Cops: Man Killed, Woman Injured in South Side Shooting

A man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting early Friday in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
2016 Hopefuls Flood NH for July 4 Weekend

2016 Hopefuls Flood NH for July 4 Weekend

Presidential hopefuls are going on parade throughout the Granite State this July 4. At least seven 2016 candidates... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Cubs Concessions to Sell Hot Doug's Sausages

Cubs Concessions to Sell Hot Doug's Sausages

The Chicago Cubs and Doug Sohn, founder of the famous Hot Doug's, announced a new menu at the concession stand in... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Double-Decker Bus Strikes, Pins Man Walking in NYC

Double-Decker Bus Strikes, Pins Man Walking in NYC

A double-decker sightseeing bus struck a man walking in New York City's Greenwich Village Friday afternoon, dragging... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015

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