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Record Online Sales Expected on Thanksgiving Day

Record Online Sales Expected on Thanksgiving Day

If you’re looking for a holiday bargain, help yourself to seconds of turkey or another slice of pumpkin pie and turn... Read »

Nov 27, 2014
Thieves Smash Wall to Rob Austin Clothing Store

Thieves Smash Wall to Rob Austin Clothing Store

At about 4:15 a.m., theives used the back end of a maroon pick up truck to smash through the exterior wall. Watch »

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Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey

Andy Avalos confirms what you already know: this is one of the coldest Thanksgiving days in memory. Watch »

Nov 27, 2014
Boko Haram Trades Terrorist Tips With Somalia's Al Shabaab

Boko Haram Trades Terrorist Tips With Somalia's Al Shabaab

Boko Haram is trading tactics with Somalian terrorist group, Al Shabaab as it continues its bloody campaign to carve... Read »

Jul 6, 2014
Ferguson Churches Prepare for Thanksgiving After Grand Jury Fallout

Ferguson Churches Prepare for Thanksgiving After Grand Jury Fallout

Churches in Ferguson, Missouri, will hold prayer services and provide Thanksgiving lunch to residents, business... Read »

Nov 27, 2014
Butterball Hotline Helps with Your Turkey

Butterball Hotline Helps with Your Turkey

Phyllis Cramer of the Butterball Turkey Help line in Naperville talks us through tips and techniques for cooking the... Watch »

Nov 27, 2014
Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

With so many stores offering up Black Friday deals, it can be tough to decide where to go. Read »

Nov 27, 2014
Stores That Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

Stores That Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

With many stores opening earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving, some retailers are keeping their doors shut for the... Read »

Nov 27, 2014
Calm in Ferguson; Arrests in Oakland, LA

Calm in Ferguson; Arrests in Oakland, LA

Cold and calm descended on Ferguson, Missouri, late Wednesday after two nights of violent protests against a grand... Read »

Nov 27, 2014
Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban Starts Monday

Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban Starts Monday

Regardless of snow, the ban will be enforced along 107 miles of arterial streets each day from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Family Calls on Disney to Add Characters with Disabilities

Family Calls on Disney to Add Characters with Disabilities

A San Francisco family traveled to Disney's Southern California Headquarters Wednesday to deliver a petition with... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
Kane's Three Assists Lead Blackhawks Over Avalanche

Kane's Three Assists Lead Blackhawks Over Avalanche

The Chicago Blackhawks' offense looked spectacular on Wednesday night, and three Patrick Kane assists led them to a... Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Chicago-Area Outlet Malls Unleash Deals on Thanksgiving

Chicago-Area Outlet Malls Unleash Deals on Thanksgiving

Black Friday is upon us. If you plan on getting your shopping done all in one place, here's a list of opening times... Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Video Shows Cop Shoot 12-Year-Old Within Seconds

Video Shows Cop Shoot 12-Year-Old Within Seconds

Cleveland police have released surveillance video that shows a 12-year-old boy walking around with and waving a... Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Activists Criticize Emanuel's First Campaign Ad

Activists Criticize Emanuel's First Campaign Ad

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first TV ad of his 2015 re-election campaign is under fire as a coalition of community groups... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
NJ Gov. Christie Boasts About Mashed Potato Recipe

NJ Gov. Christie Boasts About Mashed Potato Recipe

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has long boasted about his mashed potatoes, which he'll be whipping up Thursday for... Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Obama Met With Cupich During Chicago Visit

Obama Met With Cupich During Chicago Visit

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the point person in the first introductory meeting Tuesday between Archbishop Blase Cupich... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
The Executive Mansion Elevator Is Busted: Rauner Reality Check?

The Executive Mansion Elevator Is Busted: Rauner Reality Check?

The Civil War-era Illinois governor's mansion is due for an upgrade—especially since the Polar Vortex of 2014 led to... Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Shoppers Prepare for Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping

Shoppers Prepare for Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping

As Black Friday shopping transforms into a multi-day event, shoppers and stores are preparing for the shopping... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
10 Stores to Shop Thanksgiving Day

10 Stores to Shop Thanksgiving Day

More and more retailers are opening their doors earlier and earlier in the run up to Black Friday, with many... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014

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